Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Port McNeill, British Columbia, Canada
May 11, 2009 - Port McNeill, B.C.
We can now add rapids to our list of things we learned in the Pacific Northwest. In the last few days we ran Yuculta, Dent, Whirlpool and Green Point rapids. Once we followed along just behind a beautiful 140 ft. pleasure yacht. Weird to watch him shoot rapids and lean over. We had to anchor once to wait for the currents before taking on another. Timing is everything. We also got hit with almost 30 kt. winds as we approached the Johnstone strait so we tucked into Tuna point and the winds just layed down while we watched the strait continue...Jump to full entry
Aug 30, 2008 - Campbell River, Port McNeill
We left the wedding venue on Sunday, August 24 in the pouring rain. The drive to Salmon Point Resort near Campbell River was uneventful. It's a very beautiful spot, right on the beach. On the way we stopped at Fanny Bay for oysters - they're the best in the world! The weather had cleared up around Parksville and stayed nice. We went to the restaurant at the RV Park for dinner and had Jolene, a friend of Larry's over for a drink after dinner. They dated in Estevan, SK when they were much younger! On the 26th we drove to Port McNeill. The...Jump to full entry
Aug 25, 2005 - Telegraph cove
Today was another early start, we had to get up at six to get to the Boat on time. We got on the boat at 7:15, it was four hours before we got to the bears. There was another Boat along side us doing the Grizzly tour as well. We got to the Bears at 11:30 and got off our Boat and joined the other group on a flat bottomed Boat. We watched the bears for around 3 hours. They did some great things like attempt to catch Salmon, lift up rocks play in the grass and loads of other stuff. We had lunch and headed back home and saw some very large...Jump to full entry