Things to Do in Pender Harbour & Area
Iris Griffith Field Studies & Interpretive Centre
An outdoor learning and nature exploration centre with great kid-oriented programs and activities, but adults will enjoy it just as much.
Summer: 10 am - 4 pm daily.
Winter: 10 am - 4 pm Saturday-Sunday
Pender Harbour Aquatic & Fitness Centre
This swimming pool, gym, and activity facility offers year-round programs for kids and adults. (Closed for the month of July.)
Pender Harbour Golf Club
While there are many amazing hikes with beautiful vistas all over the Pender Harbour & Egmont areas, here are a few shorter (less than 1.5 hour), easy-to-moderate hikes perfect for kids:
Playgrounds available for monkeys of all sizes:
Madeira Park Elementary School (Madeira Park Rd.)
Lions Park (Sunshine Coast Hwy)
Egmont Park (Egmont Rd.)
Slocat Harbour Tours
Offers family-friendly tours around Pender Harbour. A comfortable ride on a covered boat. If you're lucky you'll see seals, sea otters, many ocean birds, and possibly even porpoises. Once in a while, orcas come into the harbour to look around too!
Of the numerous lakes in the area, there are a few spots that are best for families with smaller children. They include:
Pender Harbour Living Heritage Centre
A newly-established museum open some weekdays and weekends in July and August, showcasing local artefacts and photos from the Pender Harbour area's early days of fishing and logging.
Egmont Heritage Centre