Steveston Eco Tours and Valdes (Steveston, British Columbia)


July 27, 2012 by admin

This heavenly bit of wonderful can be a day-trip from Steveston, BC and it’s so serene and peaceful it can feel like days.  Valdes Island is a very special place to our family because it’s where my brother-in-law “Roo” spent his childhood.  We went with Captain Bruce from Steveston EcoTours to Valdes Island in the BC Gulf Islands about a month ago for a family trip when the weather was still a little cool.  To us, he’s PapaRoo, Uncle Roo’s dad, so it was neat to see him in his “Captain Bruce” role.  Along the way he pointed out a lot of marine life: we saw seals and eagles and he told us stories about Valdes Island. I’m so lucky that my guys get to learn so much about nature from him and Uncle Roo and I loved watching my proud little explorers adventure around the island.  We all had an amazing time and the boys keep asking when we’re going back!



  1. Sonja Key says:

    Looks so lovely and serene!

  2. I’ve heard of the Valdes islands and it just looks beautiful. I love the adorable pictures of your little explorers having fun.

  3. […] All this simplicity and loveliness got me thinking about what a wonderful playdate with OUR family could look like this summer.  Now my sister doesn’t have a barn, but I have a brother-in-law with a pretty fabulous cabin on a beautiful island.  And hopefully when we drive up north again, we’ll head out to Valdes Island to spend some more fabulous family time together. […]

  4. […] boys.  He and his family have had cabins on Valdes Island for generations now, and because of him, we’ve had so many special memories there and so have my […]

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