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Blue Iceberg Kayaking Adventure

Beautiful curves of smooth blue ice, an element of an iceberg sculpted by the currents of the Atlantic Ocean and forces of nature such as wind and rain. A unique kayaking adventure though a very dangerous one off the coast of Newfoundland.

Conan Coates kayaking around an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean along the Iceberg Alley near Hare Bay off the Great Northern Peninsula in Western Newfoundland, Canada
Seagulls Scenic Weyton Passage British Columbia Coast

A group of various seagulls gather on a rock in Weyton Passage with the scenic British Columbia Coast waterways in the background.

The Inside Passage is full of scenic waterways such as Weyton Passage just off the coast of Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Seagulls on a rock in Weyton Passage off Northern Vancouver Island, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Niagara River Horseshoe Falls Mist

Like steam rising from the base of the falls, the mist is a constant companion at the Horseshoe Falls where the Niagara River plunges 53 metres (173 feet) over the Niagara Escarpment.

The ever present mist rises from the base of the Horseshoe Falls where the Niagara River completes its plunge and carries on along its path. Horseshoe Falls and American Falls (located in the State of New York, USA) seen from the Canadian side of ...
Water Channels Cape Sable Island Nova Scotia

Fringed by lush green grass, the water from a river cuts rounded channels through the landscape at Clark's Harbour on Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia.

As the fog lifts in the background it reveals a collection of water channels as a river weaves its way towards the ocean at Clark's Harbour on Cape Sable Island in Nova Scotia. Scenic water channels along a river in Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, ...
Hudson Bay Inukshuk Landmark Manitoba

The sun begins to set on an inukshuk situated on the shores of Hudson Bay in the town of Churchill, Manitoba. The inukshuk is a stone landmark traditionally used by northern aboriginal peoples to mark a route through the tundra of the arctic.

Though traditionally and still to this day used as a landmark in circumpolar regions, today the inukshuk is commonly placed as a symbol of friendship and welcome. Inukshuk at sunset in the town of Churchill on the shores of Hudson Bay, Manitoba, Canada ...
Spotted Lake Similkameen Valley Okanagan

Situated along Highway 3, aka the Crowsnest Highway in the Similkameen Valley of the Okanagan, Spotted Lake is a sacred lake to the Okanagan First Nations and is high in minerals which are known for their healing properties.

Though close access is denied, a view of the Spotted Lake is possible from the Crowsnest Highway in the Similkameen region of the Okanagan Valley. Spotted Lake along Highway 3 (Crowsnest Highway), Similkameen Valley, Okanagan-Similkameen Region, ...
Reversing Falls Saint John River New Brunswick

An interesting attraction in the city of Saint John, New Brunswick, the Reversing Falls on the Saint John River are a series of rapids which are overrun at high tide and reversed by the extreme tides of the Bay of Fundy.

Reversing Falls along the Saint John River in Saint John, Bay of Fundy, Fundy Coastal Drive, Highway 1, New Brunswick, Canada.
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 ...
Beautiful Victoria Harbour Reflections

A calm evening reveals reflections of the grand and elegant Empress Hotel, situated along the waterfront in the inner harbour of Victoria - the beautiful capital city of British Columbia, Canada.

Illuminated Empress Hotel (Fairmont Hotel), a famous landmark in the Inner Harbour in Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Newfoundland Iceberg Kayaking Atlantic Ocean

Kayaking right up to an iceberg in Iceberg Alley off the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland can be a dangerous adventure. Not only can the iceberg tumble but the Atlantic Ocean can be an unforgiving body of water.

Though most operators wouldn't recommend this activity, there is something awe inspiring about kayaking right up to an iceberg as it cruises the currents of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Newfoundland. Conan Coates kayaking around an iceberg ...
Waterfall Tourist Attraction Yoho National Park

A popular tourist attraction in the National Parks system of British Columbia, Canada is Takakkaw Falls, a waterfall situated in Yoho National Park. The waterfall is the second highest in Western Canada.

As a tourist visiting the National Parks of the Rocky Mountains of Canada, the Takakkaw Falls is a must see attraction in the Yoho National Park in British Columbia. Bridge along the trail to Takakkaw Falls waterfall along the Yoho River in Yoho National Park, B ...
Gull Harbour Marina Lighthouse Lake Winnipeg

Bright white and red against a vivid blue sky, the lighthouse at the marina of Gull Harbour on Lake Winnipeg is an iconic symbol to leisure boaters in the area.

Lighthouse at the marina in Gull Harbour, Lake Winnipeg, Hecla Provincial Park, Hecla Island, Manitoba, Canada.
Lighthouse Cape Spear NHS Newfoundland

Guarding the most easterly point of coastline in North America since 1836, Cape Spear Lighthouse stands high up on a point looking out over the Atlantic Ocean where humpback whales and icebergs cruise the coast.

The Cape Spear Lighthouse, a National Historic Site and the oldest surviving lighthouse in Newfoundland - built in 1836, along the Cape Spear Drive, Highway 11, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.
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, ...
Leisure Boats Telegraph Cove Vancouver Island

During the summer months the marina at Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island is full to the brim with leisure boats. Some boaters are passing through, only staying a night or two while others have a permanent place to moor their boats.

A forest fringed, boardwalk community on Northern Vancouver Island, Telegraph Cove is a popular spot for tourists. Whether arriving in their leisures boats or by other means, Telegraph Cove is often packed over the summer months. Harbor at Teleg ...
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.
Soo Locks Sunset Sault Ste Marie Ontario

Silhouetted by the beautiful hues of sunset the International Bridge passes over the Soo Locks, a National Historic Site in the City of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. The Soo Locks allows leisure boats to by-pass rapids on the St Mary's River.

Though major shipping traffic uses the US locks, the Soo Locks situated on the Canadian side of the border in the City of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, is still used for recreational boats. During sunset, the International Bridge which passes from Canadian ...
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 ...
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