Cortes Island

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Cortes area is excited to participate in this Island COMEBACK initiative and hopes you will be too. This service is 100% free to local businesses and island organizations.

In the spirit of caring, we kindly request contributors to cover the 3% processing fee, providing recipients with the full dollar amount.

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By supporting our Cortez Island community, you are not only empowering each islander and ensuring we are sustainable post-pandemic, you are preserving the individuality of the island you have come to know and love, safeguarding this precious place so it remains resilient and culturally strong for years to come.

Cortes Island is the unceded traditional land of the Coast Salish First Nation, Klahoose, the Tla’amin, and Homalco Nations. The Klahoose First Nation’s traditional territory stretches from Cortes Island to Toba Inlet.

Blessed by incredible scenery and a diverse landscape, Cortes is a perfect setting for outdoor recreation. The island boasts approximately 25 km of coastline peppered with rocky coves and sandy beaches. Provincial parks on Cortes protect inlets, lagoons, and beaches that are ever-changing with the tides, as well as large tracts of temperate rainforest. Cortes is steeped in natural beauty. From the driftwood scattered beaches that flank to the rugged gorges of Desolation Sound and the mystic rainforest trails of Smelt Bay Provincial Park, you will be hard-pressed to not find something amazing around every corner.

All of this beauty would be nothing without care of the land. The Klahoose, Tla’amin, and Homalco Nations have been, and will always be, the original caretakers of Cortes Island.