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Rocky shore to the north - no beach­ing ar­eas north or south.

Nice bay with seven moor­ing buoys, pri­vate beaches - shel­ter from north winds.

Agate Bay – This is a beau­ti­ful bay where you can tie your boat to one of the five moor­ing buoys - beach­ing ar­eas and shel­ter from north winds.

Rocky shores with some beach­ing ar­eas for 400 m north and south - shel­ter from south winds.

Shores have been cleaned and four break­wa­ters have been built with rock. Be cau­tious of rocks close to the sur­face.

Pri­vate beaches and docks up to Shorts Creek - shel­ter from north winds in the bay. There is a pri­vate boat launch in the left bay.

There are good beaches for large and small boats and four moor­ing buoys south of the light at Shorts Point - shel­ter from north winds.

Shorts Point Light - Named after Cap­tain Thomas Dol­mon Shorts in 1883. Dur­ing the 1800’s, he op­er­ated the Ruth Shorts (1880), the Mary Vic­to­ria Green­how (1886), the Ju­bilee (1887), and the Pen­tic­ton in 1890. Fin­try – It was first named Biche Creek In 1877, and later changed to Shorts Creek after Cap­tain T.D. Shorts. Most of the build­ings and agri­cul­tural works are rem­nants of Fin­try Es­tates de­vel­oped by Cap­tain Dun-wa­ters. To the north there are some good beach­ing ar­eas for ap­prox­i­mately 800 m and shel­ter from south winds. Dive Site - A sunken barge rests in the bay north of the point.

10. Beau­ti­ful area with nice beaches - beach with care. Camp­ing area with swim­ming mark­ers, seven moor­ing buoys and shel­ter from south winds.

11. Pri­vate beaches and docks with seven moor­ing buoys just to the south.

12. Look­ing closely at the caves, within the rocks, you will no­tice an ob­scure fig­ure re­sem­bling an up­side down cham­pagne glass when view­ing from the north.

13. Cedar Cove - There is a boat launch with a pic­nic ta­ble at the point. There are good beach­ing ar­eas and some good off­shore an­chor­ages 1.6 km north of the point - re­spect pri­vate prop­er­ties.

14. There are pri­vate beaches and docks north of Cedar Cove. Watch for the marked swim­ming area - shel­ter from south winds.

15. Carrs Land­ing – It was pre­vi­ously named Sun­ny­wold and then later changed to Carrs Land­ing in 1895, after An­drew Carr. He planted and farmed ap­ple, pear and peach trees. A school was built in 1896 com­menc­ing the for­ma­tion of a com­mu­nity.

16. Whiskey Cove – Pri­vate beaches and docks; - shel­ter from north winds.

17. Grant Is­land – A.K.A. “Whiskey Is­land.” Do not try to cross be­tween the is­land and the shores - very shal­low wa­ters. Watch for swim­ming ar­eas and do not go onto the is­land as it is a pro­tected bird sanc­tu­ary.

18. Kopje Re­gional Park – Old wharf, brown her­itage house, pic­nic ta­bles, play­ground, base­ball di­a­mond, bar­be­cues, swim­ming area and a park cover­ing eight acres of land. There are nice peb­ble beaches on the south side.

19. Camp Ar­buckle – Pri­vate beaches and docks south for 1.6 km.

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