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North of Town” is a term locals use to describe the region located north of the Historic Townsite. This includes Wildwood, the First Nation territory of Sliammon, to Okeover, the village of Lund, and beyond to Desolation Sound.


"South of Town” is a term locals use to describe the region located south of the “Welcome to Powell River” signs on Highway 101. This includes the areas from Myrtle Point to Saltery Bay. Many great swimming beaches, lake and trail access points, parks and B&B’s can be found on this stretch of highway.


Powell River city centre is a concentrated area of residences, shopping, community services and hotel accommodation. It is also where major events typically take place: International Choral Kathaumixw at the Recreation Complex, Seafair at Willingdon Beach, and Blackberry Festival along Marine Avenue, to name a few. 

About us

Make your first stop in Powell River the Powell River Visitor Information Centre located at 4760 Joyce Avenue.
Here you will find helpful staff ready to provide maps and directions, offer local services, help source and book local adventures and tours as well as secure accommodation.
Our staff are all trained Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellors who are happy to answer questions and offer local insider knowledge.
We are available to answer your calls and help you plan your visit to the Sunshine Coast and the Powell River area.

Visitor Information Centre

4760 Joyce Avenue, Powell River B.C. Canada

Call 1.604.485.4701

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You can reach us by email at

Mon - Sat: 9am - 5pm

Please feel free to contact us!

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Welcome to the official tourism website for Powell River
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