Area Activities

Activities Available at Painted Boat Resort

Painted Boat is a luxurious destination spot, and as such there are limitless activities available to guests on the property itself, designed to allow you to be as active – or relaxed – as you choose.

Infinity Pool (Seasonal)

Designed to mimic a naturally created rock pond, the seasonal infinity edge pool (heated April 1 to October 31) is the perfect spot for an early morning dip or romantic moonlit swim.

Located beside the infinity pool, the hot tub is the spot to go to ease your aching muscles after a day of kayaking or hiking in the area.

Fitness Centre

Featuring state-of-the-art equipment and a glassed-in front, the fitness centre offers gorgeous views of the pool and the bay beyond.

Kayak Rentals

Single and double kayaks are available for rent on-site at Painted Boat.


Painted Boat’s completely protected, deep-water marina has a number of berths for guests and visitors. See Marina for more information.

Paddleboard Rentals

We have paddleboards available for rental. Hourly rates available.

The Zen Tent

This protected ocean view space is ideal for self-guided yoga or Tai Chi sessions, and can be booked for wedding ceremonies or photos.

Sunshine Coast Activities

There is an endless array of things to do and see around Painted Boat Resort – just a few are listed below. Please ask your reservation agent or the front desk at Painted Boat if there is an activity you are interested in that you do not see listed here.

Jump to:

Art Tours / Galleries / Glass Blowing Tours

The Sunshine Coast is known for its community of artists. Don’t miss the chance to explore the work of local artisans during a visit to one of the many galleries and studios, like the Harbour Gallery, the Motoko Original Art Studio & Gallery, or The Flying Anvil Studio & Gallery. Ask your reservation agent or the front desk for more information.

For more information on the Coast Cultural Alliance, their members and special events, please visit

Copper Sky Gallery and Cafe
Phone: 604-883-0096

Flying Anvil Studio and Gallery
Phone: 604-883-3660

Motoko’s Original Fine Art Studio & Gallery
Phone: 604-883-9472

Fibreworks Studio
Phone: 604-883-2380


Pender Harbour Golf Club
Phone: 604-883-9541

Located a convenient 10 minutes north of Painted Boat Resort, this course is open year-round and suitable for beginners or the more advanced golfer.

Sechelt Golf & Country Club
Phone: 604-885-4653

An 18-hole golf course just 30 minutes away from Painted Boat, it features generous fairways and large gently sloping greens.

Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club
Phone: 604-885-9212

Hiking / Walking / Horse Trails

Explore the many beautiful trails in the area, including Skookumchuk Rapids, Smugglers Cove Trail and Daniel Point. Ask our reservations agents or the front desk for more information; they will be only too happy to give details and directions.

Malaspina Ranch
Phone: 604-883-1126

Located 20 minutes north of Painted Boat, this ranch offers guided horseback riding tours deep into the mountainous terrain around Pender Harbour.

Marine Tours / Fishing Charters / Sightseeing

Slo-Cat Harbour Tours
Phone: 604-741-3796

Offering daily scheduled tours as well as sunset cruises, Mark will give you a taste of the rich history of Pender Harbour.

Sunshine Coast Tours

Sunshine Coast Tours offers marine sightseeing tours of the protected inlets of the West Coast of British Columbia. These tours offer a unique perspective of the area.

Pender Harbour Charters

Half and full day packages available. Offers the opportunity to catch salmon and cod, as well as collect oysters and shellfish. Great photo opportunities!

Gulf Rascal Charters

Fishing charters, prawn charters, tours and sightseeing – Gulf Rascal Charters can set up a memorable outing for you and your family.

BC Sail Tours

Private charters on a 41 foot sailboat.

Rogue Charters
Phone: 604-883-1113

Intrepid Adventures
Phone: 604-740-6870

Ruby Lake Water Sports
Phone: 604-916-233

Iris Griffith Center
Phone: 604-883-9201

Rising Sun Kayak Adventures
Phone: 604-883-2062

Destination Sunshine Coast
Phone: 604-886-1200

Motor Boat Rentals

Pender Harbour Resort
Phone: 604-883-2424

Ten minutes from Painted Boat, Pender Harbour Resort offers a wide range of motorboats for rent.

Sunshine Coast Resort
Phone: 604-883-9177

Located less then five minutes from Painted Boat. Boats may be rented by the hour/day.

Seaplane Tours

West Coast Air

West Coast Air offers seaplane tours departing from Vancouver.

Please contact us at 1-866-902-3955 for availability and rates
or email