Our latest Third Age Expeditions column called… “Liquid Rush!: Beneath British Columbia’s Nakwakto Rapids” has just been published in Luxe Beat Magazine. This article has also earned us another “Editors Picks.”
39 KILOMETERS PER HOUR!
“In recent times, the Guinness Book of World Records once listed Nakwakto Rapids as having “the fastest navigable tidal currents in the world!” – up to 39 kilometers per hour during its largest tidal exchanges! A notorious title Nakwakto Rapids can no longer lay claim to as in recent years the turbulent currents at British Columbia’s Sechelt Rapids were measured as being a tad faster.”
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE
“Life in the fast lane” is a phrase that aptly describes the scenic wonder of Nakawkto’s ocean realm. Swaying rope-sized strands of bull kelp brandished their amber fronds toward the surface. Fish life was plentiful, yielding sightings of large quillback rockfish, china rockfish and red Irish lords. Dense thickets of pillow-sized feather duster tube worms, their robust shrub-like stalks freckled with pink brooding anemones, punctuated the rocky substrate.
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