Sunday Farmer's Market - (Gillies Bay) open mid-June to mid-September.
Shelter Point Park
Sturt (Marble) Bay - moorage
Texada Heritage Society museum - Blubber Bay
Gillies Bay / Shelter Point Park - guided hikes every Saturday (posted info at the grocery store)
Bob's Lake & Angel Lake - fishing holes
Jazz on the Rocks - July
Ten thousand years ago when glaciers retreated, Texada Island remained newly exposed with rare vegetation and inhabitants.
First Nations did not inhabit this large island of the strait as legends told that the island would one day sink into the ocean.
After the arrival Spanish explores in 1792, the island was by named by Spanish naval explorer Navarez in honor of one of his crewmembers - Texada. By 1892, the island was being exploited of its iron ore and much history revolved around maintaining demand, copper and smelting. The museum on Texada has artifacts and historical notes of interest for visitors to explore.
Summer average 17 degrees Celsius
Winter average 4 degrees Celsius
Map of Texada Island
Please select from the Texada Island travel directory below to find out more details.