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Hidden Robertson Lake Part II

Hidden Robertson Lake Part II

Cortes Island is a hugely popular island in Desolation Sound. Offering options such as Squirrel Cove, Gorge Harbour, Von Donop to Carrington Bay, the island has a lot to offer summer cruisers. We’ve enjoyed many summer nights anchored off Cortes Island. Exploring the more unbeaten paths and anchorages are what we really enjoy. If you haven’t read the previous post on Carrington Bay, have a read so you’re not missing out on the full Carrington Bay experience – https://www.coastapus.com/always-listen-to-hippies/.  Cortes…

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One of the Best Beaches in the Gulf Islands

One of the Best Beaches in the Gulf Islands

Forget the crowds, Dionisio Point Provincial Park on the north tip of Galiano Island is one of the best sandy beaches in the Gulf Islands. This beach is absolutely gorgeous, and as it faces the Straight of Georgia, the water is actually swimmable! This beach is passed regularly by boaters going through Porlier Pass, but as it’s marine access only and  doesn’t offer great anchorage, this beach is largely visited by powerboats and kayaks. Dionisio Point Provincial Park does offer…

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