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Exploring Jedediah Island, the Hidden Gem

Exploring Jedediah Island, the Hidden Gem

Jedediah is my favourite island. It’s a small island tucked in between Texada Island and Lasqueti Island, and the entire 243 hectare island is a designated marine park! At some point after it was a park, Parks BC seemed to start to build a park ranger building or something in Long Bay. I suspect there was a change in funding and the project seemed to cease, with the structure still standing locked up, with a lone rocking chair in it….

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Top 10 Posts of 2017

Top 10 Posts of 2017

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season! I can’t believe it’s been 10 months since I started Coastapus! It’s been an amazing experience to share my west coast boating life thoughts and tips with all of you. Thank you to all of you, and for your comments and social media shares. I look forward to continue sharing in 2018! The top 10 most popular posts this year: #1 Cougar Annie #2 Gifts for the Yachtie in Your Life #3 The Ultimate…

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Jedediah Safari, Who’s Watching Who?

Jedediah Safari, Who’s Watching Who?

Jedediah Island is my favourite stop every year en route to Desolation Sound. Only a few hours north of Nanaimo, yet you feel like you’re hundreds of miles away. For me to feel like my Jedediah Island visit it complete, my visit must include a picnic in the orchard. Each and every picnic never disappoints. For this particular trip, we were relaxing on our picnic blanket when we realized we weren’t the only ones with the thought of hanging out…

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Jedediah Island!

Jedediah Island!

Jedediah is one of my favourite islands. Between having a picnic in the old orchard and exploring the island via the countless sheep and goat trails, your time at Jedediah will go quickly. There’s a few main trails on the island leading to the old farm and beaches, and when you get tired of those, there’s a hike to the highest point on the island. There’s two ways up, one longer and more gradual, while the other one is a…

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