Activities and Guest Services

800 Sq. Foot Yurt Guest Service Space
There are many activities for your enjoyment at Halfmoon Haven and in the area. Listed below are a few ideas and phone numbers to help you decide.

On-site: Enjoy swimming, skin boarding, volleyball, badminton, bird watching, fishing, beach and garden strolls, or just plain rest and relaxation. Behind the cottage is a sand volleyball/badminton court and beyond that you can explore the flower gardens, fruit trees.
Yurt great for family gatherings, dining and dancing.
Beach Lovers/Boaters: Welcome Beach is touted as the "Best Beach on the Coast."  A mooring buoy is available for boats up to 15 meters (50 feet). A public loading ramp is 2km (1 mile) away. We have a wind surfer for guests to use. Lifejackets are provided. Aquasocks or beach shoes are recommended.

Near by: A convenience and liquor store is located 3.5km (2 miles) north on Mintie Road. Sechelt, approximately 15km (9 miles) south, is the largest community close to Halfmoon Haven, offering a full range of services and amenities.



HALFMOON BAY AND SURROUNDING AREAS:

Our yurt on the bluff beside a 500 year old Grandfather Doug Fir Tree
 

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Hiking Trails: There are several hiking trails in the area ranging from a 15-minute stroll to a 1-hour hike. Explore the Caren Range, where a 10,000 year old growth forest is still present, or Skookumchuck Narrows with 3 meter (10 foot) tides and the largest salt water rapids in North America!

Mountain Biking: Choose from 12 designated biking trails ranging in distances from 7.5 to 30km (5 to 19 miles). Each trail is rated from easy to most difficult.

Canoeing and Kayaking: Explore the Sunshine Coast by canoe or kayak. The following places offer rentals, lessons or guided tours:


Intimate family weddings and reunions.
HALFMOON SEA KAYAKS
Halfmoon Bay, BC 604-885-2948
Halfmoon Sea Kayaks offers guided tours, instruction and rentals.
Have kayaks delivered to your doorstep.
Shannon & Cameron Reid. http://www.halfmoonseakayaks.com

PEDALS & PADDELS
Sechelt, BC 604-885-6440

PORPOISE BAY KAYAK
4798 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Davis Bay, BC 604-885-2995


Fishing: There are a variety of saltwater and freshwater fishing spots available on the Coast. Tackle sales are provided at most marinas on the Coast.

Tightlines: Trout Tales Flyfishing Adventures
Scott Elliott
http://www.trouttales.ca

Boat Charter and Rental: Check out the Visitor Info Center (at Trail Bay Center) for the many rental and touring companies in the area.

Golf Course Information: Are you a golf enthusiast? Check out these places:


golf course
PENDER HARBOUR GOLF CLUB
13823 Sunshine Coast Highway Madeira Park
604-883-9541

SUNSHINE COAST GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
3206 Sunshine Coast Highway Roberts Creek
604-885-9212

SECHELT GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
6177 Ripple Way Sechelt 604-687-4653 (Vancouver number)


500 year old doug fir beside yurt
Scuba Diving: British Columbia has been rated by National Geographic, Jacques Custeau and many famous divers, as the second best dive spot in the world, next only to the Red Sea. The February 2003 issue of Rodale´s Scuba Diving Magazine rates B.C. as the top overall dive destination in North America. With colors as vivid as the Caribbean, your company may include the largest species of octopus in the world, wolf eels, sea lions, pods of orcas, white-sided dolphins and Stellar seals. Try a fascinating wall dive or explore one of five dive wrecks in the area. Stunning topside scenery and a favorable exchange rate, makes B.C. one of the best bargains in diving.

Horseback Riding:
        MALASPINA RANCH STABLES, in Madeira Park offers guided tours
        call 604-883-1126 for reservations.

Air Tours: Take a scenic tour of Princess Louisa Inlet with
        COAST WESTERN AIRLINES.
        Call 604-885-4711 for reservations.


Married on Welcome Beach

INDOOR ACTIVITES

 
Movie Theatres: Sechelt - THE RAVEN´S CRY CINEMA in Sechelt, offer new releases with nightly and weekend matinees. Call 604-886-6843 for listings and show times.

Museums and Art Galleries: Enjoy exploring one of the museums or many art galleries in the area. Check out the Visitor Info Center for more information.

Fish Hatcheries: Check out the
CHAPMAN CREEK FISH HATCHERY 604-885-4136
SECHELT NATION BAND HATCHERY 604-996-5563, great for kids of all ages.

Shopping & Dining: Sechelt also offers a variety of quaint shops and fine restaurants.

For the calendar of events in the area click here.


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