Whaletown

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Whaletown, British Columbia
Settlement
Whaletown, British Columbia is located in British Columbia
Whaletown, British Columbia
Whaletown, British Columbia
Whaletown, British Columbia is located in Canada
Whaletown, British Columbia
Whaletown, British Columbia
Coordinates: 50°06′00″N 125°01′59″W / 50.100°N 125.033°W / 50.100; -125.033Coordinates: 50°06′00″N 125°01′59″W / 50.100°N 125.033°W / 50.100; -125.033
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
RegionVancouver Island
Regional DistrictStrathcona Regional District
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
Forward sortation area


Whaletown is a settlement on Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is known as the gateway to Cortes Island. A public ferry links Whaletown to Heriot Bay on Quadra Island. It is featured in the 2013 Man Booker long-list work of fiction by author Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being.

The Whaletown Water Aerodrome serves the town.

References[edit]

"Whaletown". BC Geographical Names.