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West Side of Johnstone Strait (Schmidt Creek)

Johnstone Strait - Telegraph Cove, British Columbia

Location Overview

  • Body of Water: Johnstone Strait
  • Location: Telegraph Cove, British Columbia
  • Coordinates: 50.48328902, -126.50138855
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This remote summertime base camp on Vancouver Island is located next to the Robson Bight Ecological Reserve (a killer whale sanctuary and home of the famous Orca Rubbing Beaches).

To get to camp, your trip begins with an exciting 2.5 hour water-taxi ride up the Discovery Passage, and safely through the famous 'Seymour Narrows' known for its tidal flows and whirlpools. En route, sightings of marine life such as porpoises, dolphins, sea lions and whales are common.

  • Launch Point
  • Seasonal Bathrooms
  • Permit Required
  • Drinking Water
  • Campsites

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