Islands are inherently enigmatic locales. They captivate our imaginations and remind us that something new awaits to be explored, just beyond our familiar shores. Islands are geographically secluded, sometimes isolated, and always worthy settings for top shelf adventure (think Treasure Island, Lord of the Flies, The Beach, Lost). But we don’t have to venture that far out to appreciate their allure. With its long coastlines and numerous lakes and rivers, Canada is prime territory for little-known islands. Here is our top 10 roundup:
Sable Island (French: île de Sable), Nova Scotia
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Fairy Lake Tree, British Columbia
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Îles de la Madeleine, Quebec
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Flower Pot Island, Ontario
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Manitoulin Island, Ontario
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Tremble Island, British Columbia
Saint-Pierre et Miquelon (et L’Île-aux-Marins), France
S’Gang Gwaay island, British Columbia
S’Gang Gwaay is also on our list of spiritual places to discover yourself.