Premier Listings for Cormorant Channel Marine Park

Cormorant Channel Marine Provincial Park is located in the Cormorant Channel, on either side of Weynton Pass, north of Alert Bay and Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island.

The park incorporates the eastern portion of the Pearse Islands, the Plumper Islands and several nearby smaller islands at the junction of Queen Charlotte and Johnstone Straits.

The park is undeveloped, with no facilities provided. Fishing in the swift currents of Broughton Strait and Cormorant Channel is excellent, and the wildlife-rich tidal channels attract sportsfishermen, divers and kayakers.

Sea kayaking is very popular in the boundaries of Cormorant Channel, which is part of the extremely popular Johnstone Strait sea kayaking circuit. Paddlers in the park have outstanding opportunities for whale watching and marine mammal viewing. This park also provides a corridor between Johnstone Strait and Blackfish Sound.

There are several good camping areas for kayakers wanting to camp overnight in Cormorant Channel; most of these are in the Pearse Islands in the western part of the park.

A number of commercial companies in Telegraph Cove, Alert Bay, Port McNeill and Port Hardy offers kayak and canoe rentals.

Cormorant Channel Marine Provincial Park is reached by private boat from Alert Bay or Telegraph Cove, across Broughton Strait in British Columbia. Kayakers eager to explore the narrow passages of the park, which surge with strong tidal currents, can paddle the 3-mile (5-km) distance to the park from Telegraph Cove.

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Bluewater Adventures
# 3 – 252 East First Street Vancouver BC V7L 1B3 Phone: 604-980-3800Fax: 604-980-1800Toll Free: 1-888-877-1770Visit Website

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Explore BC and Southeast Alaska with Bluewater Adventures aboard our 70′ yachts sailing the BC Inside Passage, the Queen Charlotte Islands, Gwaii Haanas National Park, the Great Bear Rainforest, and Vancouver Island. You’ll see whales, Grizzly, Black and Kermode bears, and experience ancient native villages and Haida culture, primeval forests, wilderness, and amazing coastal wildlife.

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Black Bear Resort & Spa
PO Box 285 1812 Campbell Way Port McNeill BC V0N 2R0 Phone: 250-956-4900Fax: 250-956-4909Toll Free: 1-866-956-4900Visit Website

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Black Bear Resort in the beautiful coastal community of Port McNeill is the newest property on Northern Vancouver Island, offering elegant accommodation on the fringe of a natural forest with beautiful ocean views. The stylish cedar resort boasts 40 tastefully decorated guestrooms each with stunning views of the protected harbour, Malcolm Island, and the coastal mountains of the BC mainland.

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Hidden Cove Lodge
Lewis Point P.O. Box 258 Port McNeill BC V0N 2R0 Phone: 250-974-8181Visit Website

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Nestled in the rainforests of Northern Vancouver Island, Hidden Cove Lodge is an ocean front, eco-friendly lodge, situated on the Johnstone Strait, 20 minutes from the boardwalk Village of Telegraph Cove. Our west coast cedar will bring you back to the heart of nature in some of Canada’s most spectacular natural landscapes.

Hidden Cove Lodge has 8 fully-accommodated rooms, a licensed dining room, and 2 self-contained oceanview cottages for those seeking complete privacy. Kayak to Robson Bight to view killer whales, or watch black bear, deer and river otter from our patio.

Disconnect from the world by escaping to our little off-the-grid paradise, where our wind, solar and generator-powered lodge and oceanside cottages will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed while at the same time allowing you to experience our breathtaking scenery and have some amazing wildlife encounters.

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