Despite rocky and steep shores, there are gentle gravel beaches if one looks hard enough. Short hikes lead to two warm, fresh water lakes. Ancient native pictographs wait on stone faces camouflaged by fir and arbutus.
Akin to its mountainous terrain, steep hills give way to extreme depths thus becoming a prime habitat for deep water delicacies such as gigantic prawns and red snapper. Near the surface, oysters abound making for a culinary dream come true. Bald eagles, seals and whales represent some of the wildlife than can be witnessed from our decks. For the lucky, black bear can be seen swimming from island to island or foraging for delicacies along the shoreline.
Several float plane services run regular scheduled flights into the Sound. In this part of the B.C. coast the warm season is longer, extending from early June well into September. Those who choose to travel in the off season can be rewarded with solitude. The majority of the cruising crowds have already headed south, leaving you perfectly alone in this incomparable wonderland that is, Desolation Sound.