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A change in perspective can shine a new light on your travels, offer a view of a sight never seen, or take you to new places. Vancouver Island’s landscape of rivers, valleys, peaks, and oceans shape the experiences we share with travellers.

In this edition of Island Moments, we take your travels to new heights & new temperatures. From way up above coursing rivers to decompressing in the steaming waters of a mineral pool, we explore the land of Vancouver Island—highlighting bridges, trestles, skis, and spas.

We invite you to find new paths to explore, new bridges to cross, new hills to soar down, and new spots to relax. Find your element of excitement, rejuvenation, and exploration.

December 2017 - January 2018

From Way Up High: Suspension Bridges on Vancouver Island
READ TIME: 5 mins  |  June - July 2017
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Beyond the Instagram-worthy photo opportunity, why do travellers flock to bridges?

The allure of the bridge is strong, whether it’s sparked by the soaring heights of the suspension cables or the deep running river below. The self-declared pontists out there—lovers of bridges—pencil in crossings at not only the smaller, underappreciated structures but also the legendary.

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Hot & Cold: From the Ski Hill to the Spa
READ TIME: 3 mins  |  June - July 2017
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On Vancouver Island, skiing trips are paired with other musts: surfing, golfing, dining. It’s that unique geography that sets us apart, but occasionally a little relaxation is what’s needed after a day of adventure on the hills. For a pampered ski trip, look to our mountain resorts and neighbouring towns to get a little bit of both.

If you’d like to skip the ski hill altogether, yo...


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