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Anytime is the right time to explore the elements of Vancouver Island, but here are a few thoughts to build into your summer plans.

The landscape of Vancouver Island—the rolling valleys, mountain peaks, and lapping waves—is just one facet of your travels. The cultural makeup of the Island is unique, and for centuries past and even more recently, the people living off the land have created equally distinct experiences.

In this edition of Island Moments, we explore the heritage of Vancouver Island’s First Nations, and we invite you to immerse yourself in the culture of towns like K’ómoks (Comox) and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ (Ucluelet). Find yourself in your element, whether that’s by touring cultural centres or hearing the tales of the harmony between the land and the people.

And while you get ready to explore the different regions of the Island, we also highlight the greens and fairways where you can tee up, swing and cross your fingers for a hole-in-one.

October - November 2017

Immerse in First Nations Culture
READ TIME: 5 mins  |  June - July 2017
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While Vancouver Island’s stunning natural beauty may be the first image conjured in the minds of dreaming vacation planners, the cultural experiences are equally alluring. And for the three First Nations on Vancouver Island—Kwakwaka’wakw, who speak Kwak’wala, the Nuučaan̓uɫ, who thrive all along the mountains and sea, and the Coast Salish—as well as for the tribes within each n...

Hitting Vancouver Island's Greens
READ TIME: 3 mins  |  June - July 2017
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If there’s one thing you should know about golfing on Vancouver Island, it’s that you can do it all year round. And whether you’re touring cultural experiences, heading out on a kayaking expedition, or camping your way across the Island, you’re always within a stone’s throw of a course, every which one is graced with a green Pacific Northwest backdrop. Avid Vancouver Island golf fans ...


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