Canadian Ports: Quadra Island BC
Located only a 10 minute ferry ride from Campbell River, Quadra Island is the largest in the Discovery Island Group
Known primarily for sport fishing, Quadra boasts some world renowned and very exclusive fishing resorts amongst its Lodge and Bed & Breakfast accommodations. The heaviest visitor traffic occurs in the summer months ( book well ahead to avoid disappointment - but most resorts are open during the shoulder season as well.
From the world famous resorts, to camping on the beach; from hostels to rental houses & cottages Quadra Island provides all the amenities of a modern rural community.
Hiking on the Island is wonderful and as the trails are beautifully maintained, need not be too challenging.
The bays and inlets are an enticement to kayakers and canoeists and the Kwaghiulth Museum and Culture Center a treat for anyone interested in authentic Native artifacts.