Sunshine Coast Newcomers

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Useful Website for the Sunshine Coast Updated September 2017


Great for maps and information about accommodations, activities, restaurants, etc.

Very comprehensive information from the Coast Cultural Alliance about all manner of performances, workshops, music, galleries and things artistic.

Hiking and biking information with maps of the more popular trails.

Dakota Ridge Winter Recreational Area for when you want to play in the snow.

A complete listing of entertainment on the Coast.


Sunshine Coast Regional District



Volunteering is a good way to get to know your community. The Sunshine Coast Volunteer Centre maintains a list of available volunteer positions that have been submitted by local organizations. Have a look and see if any might be suitable for you.

Telephone: 604-885-1036

Email: mailto: [email protected]


Welcome Wagon has lots of useful information and some handy gifts from local merchants (green fees, car wash, facial etc.).

4 representatives in the following areas.

Roberts Creek:     Charon  (604) 885-3030 
Davis Bay:            Laurie    (604) 741-1577 
Gibsons:              Stephi     (604) 992-6261 
Sechelt:               Sharon    (778) 458-2150

Welcome Wagon – it's a wonderful way to say "welcome". If you have neighbors who are new to the Sunshine Coast or are new parents, simply contact your local Welcome Wagon and a Representative will take them greetings and gifts from local community businesses and civic leaders free of charge. So, if you have neighbors who are new to the Coast, or if you are one yourself, or if you are a new parent, give us a call or visit our website at or

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION  Sunshine Coast Transit Daily coach services from Powell River and the Sunshine Coast to downtown Vancouver and Vancouver International Airport.