British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast offers endless opportunities for adventure, cultural enhancement and relaxing enjoyment. Some are located at Painted Boat Resort’s doorstep – others are just a short distance by car or boat. Here is a sampling of just a few of the wonderful and breathtaking experiences waiting for you.

Slocat Tours – departing from the Painted Boat Marina

Since 1993, SloCat Harbour Tours has been a favourite attraction for locals and visitors alike. A great family outing, taking in one of the most unique harbours in Canada.

Pender Harbour offers spectacular scenery in calm, protected waters. Discover the elaborate history of the area, from First Nations settlements to the eras of logging and fishing, with great opportunities to view incredible wildlife up close, plus wonderful examples of West Coast architecture.

Princess Louisa Inlet/ Chatterbox Falls

Enjoy the best views of the Sunshine Coast area from the warm dry cabin of the tour boats, or venture outside to the viewing areas to maximize photo opportunities. Explore the BC Sunshine Coast and our inlets. We’re close to major urban centres, but this wilderness is real Super, Natural BC! We will show you the distinct, exceptional areas.

Motoko Art Gallery

The Sunshine Coast is rich with creativity and artist studios are featured from Lund down through to Port Mellon. Painted Boat’s Lagoon Restaurant features the art of a Japanese artist, Motoko. Motoko is strongly influenced by her Japanese cultural background, as well as the spirit of Zen and the natural beauty of British Columbia’s west coast where she now lives.
< The Sunshine Coast Art Crawl’ is held every year in October along the entire Sunshine Coast from Langdale to Earls Cove or Earls Cove to Langdale. Over the 3 days, the ‘Coast’ transforms into one large interactive art show. It is a celebration of events, demonstrations, displays, and opportunities to meet the artists. It is such great time to gather your friends and family and discover some unique and sometime very off the road locations.

Francis Point Provincial Park

Francis Point Provincial Park is a beautiful park that is located along the Sunshine Coast near Madeira Park. … Francis Point Provincial Park is located on the Sunshine Coast, north of Sechelt near the Madeira Park area. … Camping is not permitted at Francis Point Provincial Park.