Posted by: cherylyoung | February 28, 2015

Quadra Island is a popular destination for visitors from around the world and it is known for it’s natural and beautiful wilderness scenery.

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Quadra Island The largest and most populated of the

Discovery Islands

Quadra Island is nestled between Vancouver Island and the

mainland of British Columbia.

Quadra Island is a popular destination for visitors from

around the world, and is best known for its natural and

beautiful wilderness scenery, and its excellent salmon

and freshwater sportfishing.

The mild temperate climate, rural lifestyle, pristine

environment, breathtaking coastal scenery, and the

friendly people of Quadra all add to the charm of

Quadra Island.

The diversity of people, professions, lifestyles and

pastimes is what makes Quadra Island a truly great

place to live or visit.

Quadra Island was named after Don Juan Francisco

de la Bodegay Quadra, the 18th Century Spanish Naval

Officer and close friend of Captain George Vancouver.

Just over two hundred years ago, Captain Vancouver

made contact with the aboriginal people on the island,

sending yawls to sound the now-named Discovery Passage

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