Active Pass Lighthouse

The original Active Pass Lighthouse was installed on Georgina Point, Mayne Island in 1885. It’s modern day, concrete tower incarntion, was built in 1969.

The lighthouse, also known as the Georgina Point Lighthouse, can be easily seen from the Tswawassen-Shwartz Bay Ferry.  This being said, the lighthouse grounds are open to the public and provide a great place to watch the traffic of Active Pass while enjoying a picninc lunch.

Active Pass Lighthouse BC

 

Baby Orca breached!

The open air market on Salt Spring Island was a unique and fun experience. The arts and crafts stores in Ganges were a delight to discover. We enjoyed the fresh air, the natural scenery and the Dahl’s porpoises along the way. The ride back to Victoria was even more scenic as we boated through the channel and under the old wooden bridge between the Pender Islands. Going home the long way through the San Juans and around the bottom of San Juan Island was an excellent choice. We saw Orcas and a recently born baby orca breach out of the water! The boat is very comfortable and Dieter knows the waters like a seasoned mariner. We really appreciated having the zodiac all to ourselves and not being on any schedule. This was the best trip to Victoria ever! See you again next year for another adventure.