Princess Louisa Inlet, Malibu

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Princess Louisa Inlet on the British Columbia Coast is in length and lies at the north east end of Jervis Inlet. It is entered through Malibu Rapids off Queens Reach past Malibu, a former private resort and now youth camp. A portion of the area makes up Princess Louisa Marine Provincial Park. James Bruce Falls and Chatterbox Falls are on Loquilts Creek, a large stream that enters the head of the inlet.HistoryIn June 1792 George Vancouver, charting the BC Coast in a search for the Northwest Passage, explored Jervis Inlet to its end and apparently found the entrance to Princess Louisa Inlet but did not enter as the tide was ebbing through Malibu Rapids at the time. In 1860 Captain George Richards surveyed and mapped Jervis and Princess Louisa Inlets naming it and surrounding features. In the same year Commander Richard Charles Mayne explored the valley at the head of the inlet hoping that it would lead to the interior of British Columbia.
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  • We just returned from volunteering at a week-long military family camp at Young Life Malibu. And no, it wasn't in California, but way up north in Canada! We could actually see about 80% of the eclipse...  more »
  • A boating trip is not complete unless you go to Princess Louisa inlet through Malibu rapids. ( at slack tide for sure !!) Between the beautiful unspoiled terrain, most magnificent waterfalls that you ...  more »
  • This place is magical. Whether rain or shine the trip up is spectacular. We take guests on a 3 or 4 day cruise. It never disappoimts. Deemed the most beautiful anchorage in the world!  more »

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