Boating and Beaches

The beach below our cottage and at Cooper’s Green is great for swimming and snorkeling. Power Boat rentals as well as water taxi service to the beautiful sandy beaches of Buccaneer Bay on Thormanby Island and other destinations are available at Buccaneer Marina in Secret Cove.

Halfmoon Sea Kayaks can be rented in Secret Cove – a short 6 minute drive from the cottage.
Please refer to the website for directions.


There are many hiking trails in the area ranging from a 15 minute stroll to over 2 hours. Do the Triangle Lake loop, explore Smuggler Cove, hike up Pender Hill and enjoy a panoramic view of Pender Harbour (a.k.a. Venice of the North), venture into the Caren Range where 1,000 year old cedars are still present or take the 45 minute hike into Skookumchuk Narrows where you will experience the largest and fastest tidal rapids in the world running at over 15 knots! Check this link for more information on Skookumchuk Narrows Provincial Park including current viewing times.
Check out the Sunshine Coast Regional District’s list of hiking destinations

Mountain Biking

The Sunshine Coast is a mecca for mountain biking. “Off the Edge Bike Shop” in Sechelt will give you a complete package of information on all of the local trails and mountain biking in the area. They can even arrange a guided tour for you.

Scuba Diving

British Columbia and the Sunshine Coast offer top notch diving opportunities with Cooper’s Green being one of them. Sechelt Inlet has one of the best wreck dives in British Columbia. A former destroyer of the Canadian navy was sunk here in deep water and now offers one of the best and largest diving wrecks on the Pacific Coast. Visit Sechelt’s local dive shop for more information.

Golf Courses

Pender Harbour Golf Course

13823 Highway 101 – Madeira Park

Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club

3206 Highway 101 – Roberts Creek

Sechelt Golf and Country Club

6177 Ripple Way Sechelt

Boat Tours

Boat tours of world famous Princess Louisa Inlet are available from Egmont via Sunshine Coast Boat Tours.

Air Tours

Scenic air tours of the Sunshine Coast including Sechelt and Princess Louisa Inlets can be arranged with Tofino Air.