British Columbia Travel Guide
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The peaceful lifestyle of Halfmoon Bay has generated many permanent residents and cottage dwellers with a second home who enjoy running away from city life any chance they get. As a recreational destination visitors will find rentals for kayaking, fishing charters and horseback riding available.

The dock and town site hint at time when Halfmoon Bay was in its early years. However, the town has many modern amenities and services. Guides or hiking tour details are available at the information centre.

Art Galleries
Artists Studios
Ferry Service out of West Vancouver's Horseshoe Bay terminal. Bus service out of Langley.

Population: 358

Sargeant Bay Provincial Park
Triangle Lake Trail
Welcome Beach Wilderness Reserve
Halfmoon Bay Country Fair
Coopers Green Provincial Park
Trout Lake
Secret Cove and Wood Bay
Homesite Creek

The Coast Salish First Nation, in particular the shishalh band lived in the area for over 5,000 years. The neighboring ocean front town Sechelt inherited their traditional name sake.

By the 1700's by the Spanish explorers, Captain Galiano and Captain Valdes, and the British explorer, Captain George Vancouver, had permeated these coastal waters in search of new land and trading routes..

Summer average 18 degrees Celsius
Winter average 4 degrees Celsius


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