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Rugged West Coast Vancouver Island

Taking on the sometimes ferocious Pacific Ocean, the rugged west coast of Northern Vancouver is shaped by nature whether it be water or wind. Tide pools form in the rocks at low tide making it a treasure trove of discovery.

A hidden gem on the West Coast of Northern Vancouver Island, Cape Palmerston features a rugged coastline shaped by the action of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Palmerston on the West Coast of Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Night Sky Broughton Strait Northern Vancouver Island

Islands are silhouetted while the waterways known as the Broughton Strait and Queen Charlotte Strait shine like silver against the bright night sky seen off the coast of Northern Vancouver Island, Canada.

A clear night reveals views across the Broughton Strait and the larger Queen Charlotte Strait towards the coast mountains of British Columbia. The night sky is illuminated by the setting sun off on the horizon. View over Northern Vancouver Island with Alert Bay ...
Cape Forchu Lighthouse Nova Scotia

Set against a vivid blue sky, the Cape Forchu Lighthouse guards the entrance to Yarmouth Harbour in Nova Scotia along the lighthouse route.

Cape Forchu Lighthouse, current tower was built in 1962 and previous tower was first lit on January 15, 1840, Yarmouth Harbour, Cape Forchu, Lighthouse Route, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Woody Point Lighthouse Gros Morne Newfoundland

Standing tall in its coat of red and white, the Woody Point Lighthouse looks out over Bonne Bay high up on a grassy hill.

Woody Point Lighthouse in the town of Woody Point, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 431, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Romantic Evening Green Point Sunset Newfoundland

A wine glass resting on a smooth rock along the Green Point coastline in Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland as the sunset heralds the end of a romantic evening.

The rocky shoreline of Green Point at sunset, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Bay of Fundy Sea Stacks

The famous Flowerpot Rocks are sea stacks situated in Chignecto Bay in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick where extreme tides expose the ocean floor allowing visitors a chance to walk amongst the stacks.

Flowerpot Rocks, Hopewell Rocks, Hopewell Cape, Shepody Bay, Chignecto Bay, Bay of Fundy, Albert, Highway 114, Fundy Coastal Drive, New Brunswick, Canada.
Historic Battle Island Harbour Labrador

Fog settles over Battle Island and the historic fishing village of Battle Harbour in Southern Labrador, Newfoundland Labrador.

Historic Battle Harbour situated on Battle Island in Southern Labrador operates from mid June until mid September (depending on pack ice and weather conditions). A Fishery was established around Battle Harbour in 1770 which was followed by the first ...
Balancing Rock Long Island Nova Scotia

What holds it in place is anyone's guess, but Balancing Rock, situated on Long Island in the Digby Neck and Islands region of Nova Scotia looks like it could topple any day.

Reached along highway 217 on Long Island in Nova Scotia then via a short trail with a steep decent to the coast to a viewing platform, Balancing Rock is a columnar basalt sea stack which sits precariously on its end. Balancing Rock in St Mary's Bay ...
Twillingate Coastal Sunset Newfoundland

The rugged rocky shores of Notre Dame Bay are illuminated during a beautiful coastal sunset near the Twillingate Long Point Lighthouse in Newfoundland, Canada.

Sunset is a magical time regardless of where you are. There are so many beautiful coastal locations in Newfoundland including Notre Dame Bay where you'll find the Twillingate Long Point Lighthouse which sits high up on a rocky cliff. Coastal scenery ...
Coastal Living Quebec Canada

So many places along the Gaspesie Peninsula of Quebec, Canada show the true sense of coastal living. One such place is found in Forillon National Park along highway 132 in Quebec in the form of Mr Xavier Blanchette's House.

Mr Xavier Blanchette's House (a fisherman and farmer - 1871 to 1953), Anse-Blanchette, Gaspe Bay, Forillon National Park, South Area, Land's End, Gaspesie, Gaspesie Peninsula, Highway 132, Quebec, Canada.
Row Boat Sunset Fleur de Lys Newfoundland

A row boat hauled on a wooden ramp in the community of Fleur de Lys, Newfoundland makes for a great subject for this beautiful sunset picture. Fleur de Lys is found at the tip of the Baie Verte Peninsula.

Boat hauled out on the banks at sunset in the town of Fleur de Lys, Dorset Trail, Highway 410, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.
Row Boats Lac de L'Assomption Quebec

Four green row boats lined up on the shore of Lac de L'Assomption in the Parc national du Mont Tremblant of Quebec, Canada on a beautiful sunny day. This image of the lake on a beautiful sunny day entices the visitor to take a leisurely paddle.

A year round destination, Parc national du Mont Tremblant in the province of Quebec, Canada, is a water lovers paradise in the summer months. A medley of lakes, streams and rivers make this a prime location for paddling. One of the lakes, Lac de L'Assomption ...
Woman Canoeing Algonquin Provincial Park

An evening of canoeing on the calm Whitefish Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario is a great way to end a day. A woman takes in the beauty of the lake and wilderness as the sun begins to set.

As daytime gives way to night, a woman enjoys the serenity of the wilderness while canoeing on Whitefish Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park in the province of Ontario, Canada. Paddling a canoe on Whitefish Lake at sunset in Algonquin Provincial Park, ...
Kluane Lake Yukon Sunset Canoe

Barely a ripple can be seen on the water of Kluane Lake behind this yellow canoe as the sunset reflects perfectly on its surface. Kluane Lake is situated in the wilderness of Kluane National Park in the Yukon, Canada.

In perfect contrast to the colours of sunset, a yellow canoe rests on the shores of Kluane Lake in Kluane National Park, Yukon, Canada. Yellow canoe on the shore of Kluane Lake in Kluane National Park, Yukon, Canada.
High Speed Zodiac Coast Guard Boat

Used to get somewhere fast, the Coast Guard 508 unit use a high speed zodiac boat in order to reach boats in distress quickly or to patrol Canada's coastline.

Not a ride for the faint hearted! The Coast Guard patrolling the waters off Northern Vancouver Island use this high speed zodiac boat, propelled by two powerful motors, to respond quickly to serious situations. Coast guard boat 508 , Vancouver I ...
Fishing Boat Sunset Vancouver Island

Returning home after a day of fishing, a commercial fishing boat is caught in the magical light of a beautiful sunset in the waters off Northern Vancouver Island.

The waters surrounding Northern Vancouver Island play host to many species of fish including salmon and halibut. Many commercial fishing boats leave the wharf of Port McNeill or Port Hardy in the early morning and often don't return until well af ...
Scenic Sailboat Broughton Archipelago

A sailboat under motor power on a calm, windless day in the scenic Broughton Archipelago off Northern Vancouver Island. The sailboat is backdropped by the beautiful scenery and the British Columbia Coast Mountains.

The beautiful and scenic Broughton Archipelago is a place of serenity on a calm day. Many sailboats ply these waters off Northern Vancouver Island on Canada's West Coast during the summer months, exploring the endless coves, bays and islands this ...
Beautiful Northern Lights Moon Yukon

The bright moon peeks through the ribbons of waving northern lights, aka Aurora borealis, on a cold evening along the Dempster Highway in the Yukon, Canada. These displays of beautiful moving lights are a natural phenomenon.

The full moon makes it possible to see the surrounding snow-covered mountains along the Dempster Highway in the Yukon of Canada as the beautiful northern lights dance in the sky beside it. Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis, near Tombstone Mountain ...
Okanagan Lake Vineyard Scenic Sunset

A cobbled outdoor patio close to Naramata is the perfect place to sit surrounded by a vineyard overlooking scenic Okanagan Lake at sunset while sipping on a glass of wine.

This romantic sunset setting is in the town of Naramata situated on the shores of Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canada. Sunset over Okanagan Lake viewed from the patio at Lang Vineyards, Naramata, Okanagan-Similkameen Region, Okanagan, British Columbia, Cana ...
Broughton Archipelago Sunset Northern Vancouver Island

The coast mountains of the British Columbia mainland is bathed in the soft hues of sunset as the scattered islands of the Broughton Archipelago and shores of the Northern Vancouver Island are silhouetted.

Sunset aerial view looking from Vancouver Island over the Broughton Archipelago towards the large British Columbia Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada.
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse Sunset Nova Scotia

Situated on a smooth, rocky point in St Margaret's Bay in Nova Scotia, the Peggy's Cove Lighthouse shines it's guiding light as sunset gives way to dusk. This lighthouse is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world and the location is stunning

Peggy's Cove Ligthhouse and moon at sunset, Peggy's Cove, St Margarets Bay, Lighthouse Route, Highway 333, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Cluxewe Sunset Northern Vancouver Island

A stupendous sunset lights up the dramatic clouds above the Cluxewe River Estuary on Northern Vancouver Island, Canada, and the long reed grass and channel of the Cluxewe River glint in the light of sunset.

Sunset and cloud formations over the Cluxewe River Estuary, Cluxewe (Provincial) Wildlife Management Area, Northern Vancouver Island, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
L'Anse aux Meadows Coastal Sunset Newfoundland

Situated at the northern most tip of the Northern Peninsula in Newfoundland, L'Anse aux Meadows is a coastal community with some viking history. It's also a beautiful location to watch a sunset, take in the history and check out the local culture.

Rustic fence at the end of the peninsula in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows at sunset backdropped by the Atlantic Ocean and rugged islands, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Newfoundland, Newfoundland ...
Perce Rock Sunset Gaspesie Quebec

A sweeping bend creates a bay which is punctuated by the intriguing Perce Rock on the Gaspesie Peninsula of Quebec, Canada. At Sunset the clouds and water surrounding Perce Rock are tinted in a spectrum of shades from red to blue.

Sunset over the town of Perce and Perce Rock, Parc National de l'lle-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce, Bonaventure Island and Perce Rock National Park, Land's End, Gaspesie, Gaspesie Peninsula, Highway 132, Quebec, Canada.
Lac Monroe Sunset Canoe

A serene place to launch the canoe and take in a beautiful sunset is Parc national du Mont Tremblant, in the beautiful Laurentides region of Quebec, Canada.

Canoe on the shore of Lac Monroe during sunset in Parc national du Mont Tremblant, a Provincial Park of Quebec, Laurentides, Quebec, Canada.
UNESCO Old Quebec City

Old cobbled streets and narrow shopping lanes are reminiscent of a historic European village. The city of Quebec is one of the oldest in North America and the ramparts surrounding old Quebec (Vieux-Québec) were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in '85

In UNESCO language, Old Quebec City is known as the "Historic District of Old Quebec". Vieux-Québec or Old Quebec, is a beautiful portion of the City which was founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. Shops along Rue Sous le Fort, Quartier Petite ...
Toronto City Skyline Dusk

Lake Ontario provides the perfect foreground for a beautiful Toronto City Skyline picture as dusk falls over the province of Ontario, Canada. The CN Tower and Rogers Centre are definitely iconic symbols of the city and make for an interesting skyline.

Skyline of Toronto with CN Tower and Rogers Centre at dusk, City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The Forks National Historic Site Dusk Winnipeg

The still waters of the Assiniboine River reflect the lights of the marina and surrounding buildings at The Forks National Historic Site during dusk in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

The Assiniboine River Marina and the Market and Tower at The Forks, a National Historic Site in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Lake Audy Sunset Riding Mountain NP

Stretching out like an oasis in the middle of Manitoba, Lake Audy in Riding Mountain National Park is a popular destination for both visitors and residents of Canada. In this picture of a wooden wharf leading off towards the sunset, the lake has been turn

Sunset over a wooden wharf at Lake Audy, Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba, Canada.
Pacific Rim National Park Sunset

The sun sets to the west and what better place to observe sunset when on the West Coast of Vancouver Island than from along the sandy shores of South Beach in the Pacific Rim National Park.

Water swirling around rocks along South Beach during sunset, Pacific Rim National Park, Long Beach Unit, Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, West Coast, Pacific Ocean, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Snow Ice Formations Yoho National Park

Though many attractions are closed during the winter months in Yoho National Park, the Natural Bridge is open year round. During winter, snow and ice formations form on the Kicking Horse River making for an interesting sight and photography.

Irregular formations of snow and ice make a great subject for winter photography. Yoho National Park features an attraction called the Natural Bridge which is one of the only attractions open during the winter months. Snow and ice build up along ...
Vermilion Lake Moon Dusk Reflection

Situated near the town of Banff, 2nd Vermilion Lake is partially frozen during the winter months but still provides enough open space for a reflection of the wonderful winter scenery and full moon at dusk.

Snow covered Mount Rundle (2949 metres/9675 feet) and Tunnel Mountain (1692 metre/5551 feet) with reflections on a partially frozen 2nd Vermilion Lake with full moon over the snow capped Fairholme Range at dusk during winter near the town of Banff ...
Western Brook Pond Tour Gros Morne

Dwarfed by the towering cliffs of Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park, the tour boat West Brook II conducts a tour of the lake which was once a fjord directly connected to the sea.

The tour boat West Brook II travelling beside the cliffs of Western Brook Pond, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, ...
Mistaya River Winter Tourist Banff National Park

A beautiful scene on the banks of the snowcovered Mistaya River during winter in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Mounta Sarbach towers above the forest in the background while a tourist takes in the scenery.

Woman with snowshoes looking at the snow covered winter landscape surrounding the Mistaya River with Mount Sarbach (3155 metres/10351 feet) in the background, Mistaya Canyon, Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada ...
Rocky Harbour Sunset Gros Morne Newfoundland

Sunset marks a dramatic end to a beautiful day in Rocky Harbour, situated in the heart of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland. The headland which hosts Lobster Cove Lighthouse is silhouetted during sunset while the waters of the marina still sparkle un

Rocky Harbour Marina with Lobster Cove Lighthouse in the background at sunset, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Wood Bridge Vancouver Island Sunset

An old wood bridge leads towards the tree lined shores of Kennedy Lake on Vancouver Island. The trees are silhouetted by the sunset on a beautiful calm evening.

Old wooden bridge spanning the entrance to Clayoquot Arm of Kennedy Lake at sunset, a transition area of the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Frozen Waterfall Johnston Canyon Banff NP

Deep winter takes hold in Banff National Park as ice forms in Johnston Canyon freezing the Upper Falls waterfall in time. Though the waterfall is frozen, Johnston Creek remains mostly free-flowing.

Ice formations at the base of the Upper Falls along the Johnston Creek during winter, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World ...
Kaministiquia River Waterfall Aerial Ontario

An impressive aerial view of the Kaministiquia River and Kakabeka Falls waterfall in Ontario, Canada. The Waterfall is situated in the Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park near Thunder Bay.

The Kaministiquia River was one of the most important water routes for Canadian fur traders wanting to travel to western Canada from the Great Lakes. Imagine paddling up stream then coming across Kakabeka Falls - the largest falls in the Lake Superior ...
White Bear River Falls Waterfall Labrador

No roads lead to White Bear River Falls, a waterfall deep in the wilderness of Labrador, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada. The only access is via helicopter or possibly a long boat ride.

Salmon abound here in the White Bear River, even near the falls which provide a stunning backdrop for the fisherman. The White Bear River Falls are situated in Labrador and are a popular fishing spot for clients staying at a nearby luxury lodge. White ...
Sand River Waterfall Great Lakes Ontario

Cascading over jagged rocks, the Sand River features a series of waterfalls along its path. The waterfall or series of three waterfalls is situated in Lake Superior Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada.

Waterfall along the Sand River, Pinguisibi Trail, in Lake Superior Provincial Park, Great Lakes, Ontario, Canada.
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