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Where to next on Vancouver Island: Morning Beach Park

•  Moderate
•  Denman Island
Time:
45 min - 2 hrs
Length:
0.5-5 km (0.3-3 mi)

Activity:

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Morning Beach Park - Explore Deserted Sand Islands

Don't Get Lost — Stay Safe

Denman Island is a Northern Gulf island with a flourishing arts scene, a picturesque natural environment, and plenty of activities for the active visitor or quiet recreation.

Do you want to discover incredible parks, and outstanding artists or take in the stress-free atmosphere with meditation, yoga, Tai Chi classes? Denman Island has something for everyone!

One of the best ways to discover Denman and Hornby Island is on electric bikes that can be rented daily

Morning Beach is located on the Northeast side of Denman Island. To reach the Steep Komas Bluffs take a 15 min drive from the ferry down a paved road that turns into gravel and ends with scenic views of the Coast Mountains. Picnic tables are available at the top of the stairs, along with a viewing stand and interpretive signs.

Take the staircase down and walk along the beach during low tide, exploring driftwood, sea life, tide pools, and sandy beaches.

15 minutes away, the Fillongley Provincial Park has a small campground with a day-use area that was once a beautiful estate.

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How to get to Morning Beach

  • 19A to Buckle Bay Ferry
  • Short Ferry across to Baynes Sound. Once on the island, Head northeast on Denman Rd for 500m
  • Turn left on NW rd for 6.7km right until the end, where it will turn to The Point Road for 1.6km until it ends.
  • There is no parking designated parking lot, but roadside parking is allowed.

Don't Get Lost — Stay Safe

Life At the Beach - Gear Ideas

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Vancouver Island boasts an array of sandy beaches that line the ocean or freshwater lakes. Plan ahead and bring appropriate gear for your next beach excursion.

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Modified: August 18, 2023

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Vancouver Island is a land of natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Please be aware of your surroundings and take the usual precautions for personal and wildlife safety.
Black bears, cougars and even wolves are common on Vancouver Island for more on Wildlife Safety Click Here 

Tide and Seasonal Safety:
Changing seasons and tides can have a drastic effect on most locations on Vancouver Island. Please be cautious as the information in this post may vary depending on the time of year and weather. Make sure to check for current weather and tide information before you make your journey! Click here for the tides in your area. 

Be aware of ocean currents before swimming, paddle boarding or kayaking.

Land Acknowledgement:
We would like to acknowledge the land we appreciate daily within the 50 First Nations that make up the traditional territories of the Coast Salish, Nuu chah nulth, and Kwakiutl–the first peoples of Vancouver Island .

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