Visit Pender Island

Where your nature exists in harmony with ours.

Reset your inner clock to island time when you explore the two islands of Pender. Find a mix of charming, modern, and tried and true amongst lush forests, picturesque coves and beaches, farmlands, rolling hills, lakes and small mountains. Cycle, fish, hike, boat, sail, scuba dive, golf or just relax into a romantic getaway at the resorts, cafes, bistros, bakery, pub, studios and the shops of the Driftwood Centre.

Pender Island is located in the Salish Sea, between Vancouver on the mainland and Sidney on Vancouver Island, just north of the American San Juan Islands.

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October 15, 2021

Stories and photos by Hans Tammemagi Last year, the end of October was a frightening time on Pender Island. I remember it well, for bats, ghouls, witches and a spooky graveyard came alive in a large field as a full moon shone down. Skeletons, sombre reminders of what death brings, roamed everywhere, and not just those of humans but also...