Things to do in Pender Harbour & Egmont Areas

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Skookumchuck Rapids Hike
Hiking & Biking
Live Music Venues & Festivals
Celebration Events
Kid-friendly Activities

Ocean & Lake Swimming
​Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddleboarding
​Boating & Tour Boat Cruises​
Fishing, Crabbing and Prawning
​Scuba Diving
​​Wildlife Viewing & Bird Watching

Dining, Restaurants and Pubs

In Egmont

West Coast Wilderness Lodge with its world-famous restaurant Inlets

Backeddy Resort & Marina with its great waterfront pub!

In Secret Cove

Grasshopper Pub in Madeira Park overlooking Pender Harbour

Grasshopper Pub in Madeira Park overlooking Pender Harbour

In Pender Harbour

In Madeira Park

Pender Harbour Golf Course with its great menu selections at the Clubhouse Restaurant

Pender Harbour Hotel and Marina with it’s popular Grasshopper Pub overlooking the harbour

Painted Boat Resort with its world-class Lagoon restaurant

Eusperia Café and Gift Gallery for ice cream, sandwiches and home made soups and baked goods

Get Fish & Chips and famous burgers at the Triple B’s Burgers; awesome pizza at the Harbour Pizza; sushi at the Japanese Restaurant; tacos at the Mexican restaurant; and have lunch at the Royal Canadian Legion.

Across the harbour in the Garden Bay area

John Henry’s Marina and Resort with its seaside Café for boaters and landlubbers alike.


Need a little retail therapy? ​Our variety of small shops & boutiques have something for everyone.

Madeira Park Shops

Get groceries at the IGA and the Oak Tree Market (great butcher!); spirits at the BC Liquor Store; prescriptions at the Marina Pharmacy; building supplies at RONA; check out the thrift Store Bargain Barn; jewellery and other beautiful things at Eusperia Café and Gift Gallery; bank at the Sunshine Coast Credit Union; stop by the Pender Harbour Health Center; take Fido to the veterinary hospital; make everything legal at the lawyer’s office; and find your perfect getaway at Sunshine Coast Homes.

​Check out all your shopping options in our


Art Galleries

In Madeira Park’s Harbour Spirit Center at the intersection with the highway is a little mall on a hill with restaurants and shops. Make sure to stop at Siam99 for exotic dresses and curious from Thailand.

Close to Madeira Park, visit the yurts at the FibreWorks Studio and Gallery, then head to the Garden Bay area and stop at the funky Flying Anvil Studios and the world-famous Motoko Original Art Gallery Keep going north to Egmont and check out the gift shop at the Egmont Heritage Center.

Rest and Relaxation

If quiet relaxation is what you need, we have plenty to go around. ​Treat yourself to a much-needed massage or luxurious body treatment.

In Egmont

Eco Spa at West Coast Wilderness Lodge

Natural Relaxation Massage

Enjoy your choice of relaxation, therapeutic or combo style treatment. Paired with hot towels and a soothing essential oil combination. Using organic oils to create a signature treatment for you.

Neck, Shoulder & Back Massage

Focused attention to your neck, shoulder & back areas using organic oils and hot towels.

In Madeira Park

Siam99 – Women’s Clothing, Swimwear and Home Décor also offers massage, body treatment, facials, pedicures and body scrubs.

Freedom Lodge & Spa

  • Massage: Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone or Couples massage, Massage Cupping
  • Body Treatments: Exfoliating body scrubs and Body wraps
  • Dermalogica, Clayton Shagal
  • Manicures & Pedicures
  • Face & Body Waxing
  • Eyelash & eyebrow tinting
  • IPL Skin Rejuvenation and Permanent Hair reduction
  • Microdermabrasion

Spa at the Painted Boat Resort

World Class Spa in Natural SplendorIndulge and revitalize your body and soul at The SPA at Painted Boat. Located at the Painted Boat Resort at Pender Harbour, The SPA is designed as an oasis of calm and relaxation and an escape from the rigours of everyday life. Our broad range of treatments are infused with the ocean’s bounty of mineral-rich seaweed and salts, refreshing your mind and boost your immune system. A team of trained professionals, including Registered Massage Therapists, provide personalized service guidance in relieving stress through holistic wellness.

Before or after your treatment, spend some time in our Spa Serenity Garden and take advantage of the pools and warming fire pit.

In Secret Cove

​Rockwater Secret Cove Resort ​’Spa Without Walls’

When visiting the Rockwater Spa in the summer and early fall, you can experience massage outdoors in one of our two ‘Spa Without Walls’. These spa-tents are located on a bluff overlooking the ocean where you can hear the breeze and the ocean while receiving a healing massage. During the winter months and days that are not as warm and sunny, our massages take place in our newly renovated Spa Cabin.

Our Esthetics room is a quiet sanctuary where you can enjoy an Eminence Organic Facial, Body-wrap, manicure, pedicure, eyebrow shaping and tinting, waxing and paraffin treatments. Spa services available seven days a week from 9am til 6pm, reservations required. All our spa venues can accommodate solo or tandem appointments.

Spa Without Walls at the Secret Cove Rockwater Resort

Spa Without Walls at the Secret Cove Rockwater Resort