Tel: 604 483 3592 or 1800 399 3592    Email: info@desolationresort.com

 
 
     
   Boat rentals and charters    

Diving

   Diving    
                       Alpha Dive Services         Tel: 604 485 6939
   Fishing                        *diving lessons - open water to instructor
                       * full service dive store
   Galleries                        * dive gear rental
                       * diving charters
   Golf                        * great diving in the winter, optimum visibility
 
   Hiking  

 Fishing Tours and Gear

   Kayak Tours / Kayak rentals  
                       * Pristine Charters:  Tel : 604 483 4541  www.pristinecharters.com
   Mountain Bike rentals                        * Gail Warning Charters: Tel 604 487 4446  www.gailwarningcharters.com
                       * Kaptain Wave Charters:  Tel 604 485 4380  www.kaptainwavecharters.ca
   Nature explorations                        * Y-Knot charters  : Tel  604 483 3243    will pick you up at Desolation Resort 
                       * Marine Traders: For all your fishing ,boating and hunting gear  Tel: 604 485 4624
   Restaurants                        * Powell River Outdoors : Store for all your outdoor needs and advice on fishing
                         and hunting      Tel : 604 485 2555
   Stores                        * Beyond the Road Adventures: 604 483 8128
 
   Trail rides / horseback riding  

Galleries

   
                         * Among Friends 604- 487-1766 (Alfred Muma)
                         * Artique Artists Co-op  604-485-4837 ( over 22 artists)
                         * Back Street Gallery 604-485-6085 (Janet Blair)
                         * Blue Cat Mall 604-485-0904
                         * Cranberry Pottery 604-483-4622
                         * Holtenwood Gallery 604-486-7231 (Texada)
                         * Nina's Eclectic Emporium 604-485-2204
                         * Paperworks 604-485-2515
                         * Sea Spray Studio 604-486-7552 (Texada)
                         * Sunrise Gallery 604-485-5006 (Luke Raffin)
                         * Stoneowl Earthworks 604-485-7922
                         * Ursula Medley 604-487-4579
                         * Wind Spirit Gallery 604-485-7521
                         * The Tug Thum Gallery (Lund) - has a wide selection of art pieces
                            from local artists
             The Tug Thum Gallery is owned and operated by wildlife artist Debra Bevaart. Stone Carver for 25
             years and wildlife illustrator. Debra runs the gallery as a working studio and you can find creating
             pieces on site. The Gallery is also a wonderful example of the local artists of the area.
             Take a day course in carving brasilian soapstone with Debra and in 4 to 5 hours finish your very own
             piece to treasure  
     
     
 

Golf

     
    Myrtle Point Golf Club -  Tel: 604 487 4653  
    * This golf club is a 5 minute drive south from Powell River and a 40 minute drive from our
       resort  
    * It opened to rave reviews in June 1991  
    * The true championship 18 hole course is carved out of the foothills of the coast mountain
    * It has 4 sets of tees to offer a great golfing experience to all levels of ability
     
     
 

Hiking

     
    Sunshine Coast Hiking Trail - www.sunshinecoast-trail.com
    * This is a 180 km trail from Saltry Bay to Sarah Point
    * Easily accessible from the resort  
    * For day trips, you can access the trail at various points
    * Rustic camp sites are located along the trail
     
    Powell River - Hiking Trails  
    * An in depth description of all the trails in and around Powell River written by Eagle Walz
    * This can be obtained at the Visitors Bureau for $15.00
    * Trail map is complimentary and available at the resort
     

Footprints Nature Exploration offers guided interpretive day tours  hiking ( approx 6 hours with lunch provided)

     
  Total for 2 adults   $155.00 + taxes
  Total for 3 adults   $235.00 + taxes
  Total for 4 adults   $315.00 + taxes  
  Total for 5 adults   $390.00 + taxes  
  Total for 6 adults   $470.00 + taxes  
     

Call Footprints to book    1 604 414 6884 or info@footprint-natureexplorations.ca

 
 
 
  Kayak Tours
     
    Powell River Sea Kayak   Tel: 604 483 2160  
    * Offers introductory lessons  
    * Guided tours with all equipment included  
    * Packages with kayaking, dining and accommodation
    * Your contact person - Adam Vallance  
     
    Terra Centric Coastal Adventures    Tel: 604 483 7900
    * Rainforest hikes  
    * Youth camps in the summer - day camps with lots of adventure
    * Adventure learning programs  
    * Coastal kayaking  
    * kids kayaking  
    * Wilderness guiding  
     
  Footprint nature Explorations :  see below for tours Tel: 1 604 414 6884    info@footprint-natureexplorations.ca
   
   
  Kayak and Canoe Rentals
     
    * Powell River Sea Kayak    Tel: 604 483 2160  
    * Y Knot Charters                  Tel 604 483 3243  
    * Mitchell's Canoe and Kayak  -services the Powell Forest Canoe Route       Tel: 604 487 1609
     
     
 

Mountainbike Rentals

     
    * Taws Cycle and Sports - 4597 Marine Ave, Powell River  604 485 2555
     
     
 

Nature Explorations

     
    "We are John Hermsen and Christy Krebber and together we share our passion for the outdoors.
   That is  how Footprint Nature Explorations was born.Our company specializes in outdoor activities like kayaking,biking and hiking.
    Our goal is to create, together with you, a customized and unique stay here on the Upper Sunshine Coast.
    Our programs include activities that are ideal for anyone in average physical shape and looking for unique experiences matched to their interest and skill level.
   
    We are located in Powell River, a region that offers outdoor pursuits of every type. Whether on land, sea or lake, we can arrange to meet your needs.
   
    We're always interested in creating packages for families.To give you an idea: we have two double kayaks with a centre hatch that fits an extra child seat.
   We can offer hiking on the SCT.
    We can offer a combined biking tour (Bunster Hills Bike). We are flexible along our great coastal region."
  Contact John or Christy   1 604 414 6884    www.footprint-natureexplorations.ca
     
 

Restaurants

     
   Laughing Oyster Restaurant    Tel : 604 483 9775
    * This restaurant is a 10 minute walk away from the resort
    * Enjoy west coast cuisine and the breathtaking view of  the inlet and the snow capped
       mountains.  
    * Reservation recommended in summer  
   Nancy's Backery  
    * This well known bakery is situated at the Lund Habour
    * Enjoy Nancy's fresh cinnamon buns ,baked fresh every morning
   Boardwalk Restaurant in Lund -  604 483 3201  famous for Fish and Chips
   
     
     
 

Stores

     
    * Safeway - large grocery store in Powell River  
    * Safe On Foods - BC owned grocery store in Powell River
    * Lund Store - 10 minutes away from the resort - carries a wide variety of groceries , beer and   wine for the boating traffic coming through
      Quality Foods - in Powell River  
    * Mitchell Brothers - grocery and butcher, Cranberry Lake
     
     
 

Trail Rides / Horseback Riding

     
   Rock and Roll Guest Ranch    Tel: 604 485 8482  or  Cell : 604 414 5905
  Tanglewood farm     Tel: 604 487 0535