Rated as one of the top ten anchorages in the Western Hemisphere by Motor Boating and Sailing Magazine, Poets Cove Marina offers 110 deep water slips for boats up to 100 feet. With access to restaurants and amenities at the world-class Poets Cove Resort and Spa, the marina also offers impressive features at the dock, including fuel, 30 amp power and a Canada Customs office right in the Harbour.


2016 Moorage Rates

Transient moorage rate, per night:

  • $1.30/ft. Oct 1st to April 30th
  • $1.50 ft. May, June, September
  • $1.80 ft. July and August
  • $1.60 ft. Sept 27th to Sept 30th
  • $1.80 ft. for long weekends

When our main dock is fully reserved, our floating dock is available for moorage at $1.00/foot per night (no power or water).

Overnight moorage includes access to the lower pool, garbage disposal and recycling. Marina guests wishing to use the pool should bring their own towels and need to provide their slip number and name to the pool attendant for verification. Prices do not include 5 per cent GST. All rates are subject to change and availability. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express and debit cards.

Bedwell Harbour Marina Slip Reservations

Reservations are recommended. Check-in is 1 p.m. and check-out is 11 a.m. If you arrive after business hours, your reservation cannot be guaranteed. Please provide a minimum 48 hours’ notice for reservation cancellation to avoid a full charge.

Inquire about slip availability and book your reservation online or by phone at 250-629-2100 or toll free at 1-888-512-7638 or email marina@poetscove.com.

Our Location

Located in North America’s largest designated marine park, Poets Cove Marina sits in Bedwell Harbour on South Pender Island. Bedwell Harbour is an official point of entry for sailors from the U.S.

Our marina coordinates are: Lat 48°44’56″N & Long 123°13’33″W. As you approach Bedwell Harbour, please contact us on VHF 66A.

Marina Facilities and Features

Marina amenities vary by season. From June to September, marine amenities include washrooms and showers, laundry facilities, gas, diesel and basic boating items, ice, water, signature wear. The lower pool is seasonal and accessible during the summer months. The gift shop, coffee bar and cold beer and wine store are also just steps from the dock near the pool. During the remaining months, amenities include washrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and access to the resort’s upper pool and hot tub, which are heated year-round.

Shore power (15 amp and 30 amp service) is charged upon the length of the vessel on a per-night basis:

  • Under 40’: $6.75 per night
  • 41’ to 60’: $8.00 per night
  • 61’ and over: $9.50 per night

Overnight moorage includes access to the lower pool, garbage disposal and recycling.

Onsite Canada Customs Office

Guests arriving from U.S. waters are required to report directly to Canada Customs before docking at our marina or proceeding on their journey. Canada Customs is located within Bedwell Harbour and is open from May 1 to September 30. American guests will require a Nexus pass from October to May. Please review the Canada Customs website for hours of operation customs procedures.


Connected to the Poets Cove Resort and Spa, our marina guests enjoy access to:

  • Aurora Restaurant
  • Syrens Marine Pub
  • Pools and Hot Tub
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Tennis Courts
  • Kayaks Rentals
  • Café and Liquor Store (Open from Victoria Day Weekend to Sept 30)
  • Susurrus Spa and Eucalyptus Steam Cave
  • Showers
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bike Rentals