Our good friends Ken and Sam have been out on the water for three weeks now. We got in Halcyon Days at the Lund Public Dock and headed over to Campbell River to meet them as they are making their way south to Gibsons. Wayne and I have been to Campbell River before, but only to get fuel and shop at the nearby Real Canadian Superstore (Walmart on steroids).
The cruise across the Strait of Georgia was smooth and the sun was shining. You can't ask for more than that. Along the way we saw lots of boats out fishing for salmon. Campbell River is we got a slip at the Discovery Harbour Marina to visit with them and take in a bit of the town.
For the boater and non-boater alike, the Discovery Harbour Marina has lots to offer. For boaters, it is a full service marina offering moorage for 300 boats from 16 to 150 feet at daily, monthly, 6-months and annual rates. There's electricity (metered), water, washrooms with showers, laundry and trash disposal included. The adjacent Discovery Harbour Centre with lots of stores for provisioning and restaurants is a huge plus. There's even a funky restaurant, Patti Finn's, right on the dock. Other services at the marina include lots of boat adventure and fishing tour operators. After all, Campbell River is the "salmon fishing capitol of the world."
Eagle Eye AdventuresCruise on over to Campbell River on Vancouver Island in Coastal BC in your boat, car or by airline. Then "discover" a marina with a little something for everyone. -- Margy
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