Mussel Beach and Barkley Sound are two of Vancouver Island's most beautiful natural attractions. Located on the island's west coast, they offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, rugged coastlines, and lush rainforests. The area is home to an abundance of wildlife, including killer whales, sea lions, bald eagles, sea otters, bears and mink. The beauty of this region is breathtaking, and it's no wonder it has become a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. From kayaking to hiking, there are plenty of activities to enjoy.