OpenRoad Driver Volume 15 Issue 1 - Page 85

Volume 15 Issue 1 » 85 W H E N YO U G O Sail / Drive: BC Ferries has several daily sailings from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale on the Sunshine Coast. If you’re traveling on a weekend in the summer, reservations are a must. The drive from Langdale to Egmont takes two hours on Highway 101 North. 1 (888) BC FERRY (223-3779) Information: Visit Sunshine Coast Tourism. 1 (866) 941-3883 1 (604) 740-6170 Stay: The Backeddy Resort & Marina is positioned right on Sechelt Inlet and offers a selection of comfy waterfront accommodations including geodesic domes, 1970s cabins and contemporary waterfront suites. (604) 883-2298 Boat: Explore the Princess Louisa Inlet by boat on a five-hour day trip with Sunshine Coast Tours. For a quicker turnaround time try West Coast Wilderness Lodge’s excursions, which take guests to the falls by speedboat and return them by seaplane. 1 (800) 870-9055 1 (604) 883-2280 1 (604) 883-3667 Eat: Given its remote location, it’s no surprise that eating out in the Egmont area is pricey. Inlets Restaurant at the West Coast Wilderness Lodge offers gourmet fine dining with no dress code and a spectacular view. A ten-minute drive south, La Trattoria Italiana at Ruby Lake Resort has a tasty selection of locally grown seafood, wild game, pastas and salads, best eaten on the patio overlooking the lake and its resident beaver. (604) 883-3667 (604) 883-2269