Tribune Bay Provincial Park, Hornby Island

(4.6/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Tribune Bay Provincial Park is a provincial park located on Hornby Island in British Columbia, Canada. It features a broad, crescent-shaped beach of white sand, Tribune Bay (a shallow, warm-water bay), and spring wildflowers. There are opportunities for canoeing, fishing, hiking, tennis, picnicking, and open water swimming. Six pit toilets are provided.The bay (and hence the park) was named after the HMS Tribune, a ship stationed there in 1859-60 and 1864.
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  • Protected from development by being designated as a provincial park. Parking for cars and bicycles. No dogs. Sandy, easy walking. Shallow water so on a low tide the sun warms the water and it can get ...  more »
  • This beach is annoying.It's VERY crowded.Too many tourists.And if you go walking at night (the only time it isn't crowded) to enjoy the moonlight, a park warden will tell you that the beach is closed....  more »
  • Nice beach, beautiful driftwood, brand new bathrooms and Grassy areas . Apparently in the summer the beach is busy . October was not beach weather but we enjoyed the walk and the view  more »
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  • Place is awesome. White sand beach makes you feel you're somewhere hot. Great place for the kids to run around and play in the water too.
  • Having gone at the end of July, the whole place was over run with families, children and large groups, so that there was really no peace to enjoy the beautiful setting and Sandy beach. Also, we hate that the beach isn't dog friendly, even if they are leashes. Pretty spot though, just not worth it with the crowd.
  • Beautiful views and white sandy beaches! Not to mention the fabulous island community and interesting places to visit such as the wineries, distilleries, potters and walking trails.
  • Huge beach in protected bay. Water gets to a swim able temp! Highly recommended
  • Amazing beach! Busy on a hot day