Kayak and boat rentals can be found in Gibsons, either sea or lake fishing is possible. In Sechelt sea plane tours or flights to Vancouver or Vancouver Island are an exciting opportunity. Scuba diving is available on the S Coast also. There are lovely beach trails and walks close by. Mountain biking is an extremely popular pastime here on the Sunshine Coast; there are many high quality trails for enthusiasts. Bike rentals can be found in several locations. Within walking distance of our home you will find Bonnie Brook a beautiful bay where you may see Orca and other sea life.
There are two 18 hole golf courses (Roberts Creek and Sechelt) and two 9 hole courses (Langdale and Madeira Park). Tennis, badminton, squash and ice hockey can all be accessed in Gibsons, plus a great skate board park for the kids.
We are a 5 minute drive or 30 minute walk in to Upper Gibsons the commercial part of our town. Lower Gibsons or Gibsons Landing is where the harbour is and the most picturesque part, also 5 mins drive.
We have three micro breweries in Gibsons, Persephone's where there is often live music, 101 brewery and distillery and Gibsons Tapworks right in Lower Gibsons; all serve food and provide samplers and more.
There is a vibrant arts community here including visual arts, music, theatre arts and more. Gibsons has a new vibrant, though small, public market down by the marina. The local newspaper, The Coast Reporter advertises upcoming events every week: