Lagoon Gumbooting walks offer a fascinating low tide exploration of Manson’s Lagoon. You will discover how First Nations used the lagoon, search for marine life, and learn about local geology and history.L
Tours of Manson’s Lagoon coincide with low tides and can be organized for any time of year for small or large groups. Manson’s Lagoon is an amazing tidal place in a park. A visiting B.C. clam biologist stated he had never seen such diversity and quantity of marine life anywhere else on this coast. You will delve into the history of this unique place. Contact the Cortes Museum to make arrangements for your personal tour. Personal tours are by donation to the Museum.
The last gumbooting was on Saturday, July 4, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
With the low tide exposing the bountiful marine life in Mansons Lagoon, Deb Cowper, a marine biologist from Quadra, and Jane Newman, from the Cortes Island Museum, will guide you on this fascinating lagoon walk.
All participants must pre-register.
Call the FOCI office at 250-935-0087.
Children must be 12 or older and accompanied by an adult. COVID-19 protocols in place. B.C. residents only.