Princess Bay

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:48.720946, -123.369910
Site Type:Campsite secondary
Tent Sites:
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:Gulf Islands Marine Trail, Salish Sea Marine Trail
Last Update:05/01/2022

Landing Comments:

Easy on beach in protected bay. Gravel at high water, mud at low water, some sand, pebble. SE aspect. Dinghy dock.

Camp Comments:

Camp in damp mown open field, an old orchard. Composting toilet. 5 picnic tables. Food cache. Short concrete steps give access up bank. Fee charged May – Sept. No fires, including below high tide mark. Suited to groups or overflow from smaller sites on Portland Island. See camping

Other Comments:

Anchorage. Small seasonal dock. Aka Tortoise Bay. Kanaka (Hawaiian) history. Volunteers provide information service in season. Extensive walking trails. Gulf Islands National Park Reserve.

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