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Close to the big city of Vancouver but far from its crowds, the Sunshine Coast is a recreational haven just two hours by car and ferry from downtown Vancouver. Bordered by the snow-tipped Coast Mountain Range, this sheltered coastline stretches 180 kilometres (111 miles) along the northeast shores of the Strait of Georgia, from Howe Sound north to Desolation Sound.

A network of unique water-based communities are connected by Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway.

From north to south, the communities of the Sunshine coast are:

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