Silversea Luxury Cruises A Otter Bay, North Pender Island, BC


Otter Bay is on the western side of North Pender Island, There are two islands, North Pender and South Pender, separated by a narrow canal. Today, the islands are connected by a one-lane bridge. The island’s farmlands, rolling forested hills, lakes, small mountains, and many coves and beaches make it a beautiful destination. At the time of European contact, Coast Salish peoples inhabited Pender Island. The first European visitors were a Spanish expedition led by Francisco de Eliza in 1791, naming it "Ysla de San Eusevio". View more

They were later renamed after Daniel Pender, second master aboard the British naval ship HMS Plumper, when it surveyed the coast of British Columbia between 1857 and 1870. The first permanent European settlements arrived on South Pender Island in 1886. Orchards were planted and sheep and cattle were introduced. Agriculture was the leading economic activity. Today, a busy ferry terminal is based ay Otter Bay.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.

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Otter Bay, North Pender Island, BC