Tribune Bay Provincial Park, Hornby Island

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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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  • Went here on a windy day in June. Wind was cool and the water rough. Long sandy beach and a lot of driftwood where you could shelter from the wind and still sunbathe. Left the car in the parking lot a...  more »
  • So for years I have been hearing about this magical beach on Hornby Island named Tribune Bay. "White sandy beach, amazingly warm light blue water, even sharks." this is what I constantly heard. So tod...  more »
  • When you park and then walk thru a bit of forest to make your way to the beach you are engulfed by a sea of spectacular colors..... you would think that you were in the Caribbean except the water was ...  more »
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  • This island is secret.I've lived on Vancouver Island for almost 15 years and over looked coming over here.I now know I have some catching up to do.The pace is slower and that's not a compliant. The park regional park is huge and well worth to take. Some great spots to get those nice shots.The Hornby Island residents are lucky and good on them. Came over on my ebike and now I have to come back. More exploring to do and more pictures need to be taken.
  • Gorgeous white sand beach. There's not many on the inside coat and this is the nicest. Summer time has nice warm water.
  • 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.
  • Beautiful beach and spot for a dip!
  • 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.

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