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Escape from the city and explore the abundance of life in the forest as you trek along your choice of multi-use trails throughout the Island. From multi-day trips that require you to pack in and pack out your gear, to casual walks around a pristine lake, there are trails for hikers and walkers of all skill levels. Explore the wilderness and beaches on the Juan de Fuca or West Coast trails on the south end of the Island, or the North Coast and Cape Scott trails north of Port Hardy. Find the lighthouse on the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, or the walk the boardwalk on the Centennial Trail in Strathcona Park, the oldest provincial park in British Columbia.

There’s something for everyone on the trails of Vancouver Island


Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort

1175 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC, V9P2E3 • Central Island
1-877-977-8669
Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is the perfect place to start your Vancouver Island vacation. Located just 37 km north of Nanaimo, our Resort is situated on 10.2 beautiful acres of property with peaceful surroundings and incredible landscapes. A short walk will take you to the endless beaches that Parksville is well known for. Enjoy a fully furnished, fully equipped 1, 2, or 3 bedroom luxury vacation home with incredible views of the surrounding landscape, rippling ocean waters, or sandy beaches. Relax in front of the fireplace, entertain around your large granite countertop island in the kitchen, and BBQ out on your deck while taking in the views. Our Resort also offers lock-off studio suites, a comfortable option if you are looking for smaller accommodations at an affordable price.
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Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is the perfect place to start your Vancouver Island vacation. Located just 37 km north of Nanaimo, our Resort is situated on 10.2 beautiful acres of… [+]

Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina

6971 West Coast Road, Sooke, BC, V9Z0V1 • South Island
1-866-616-3236
Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is the perfect year-round getaway, located oceanfront on Sooke Harbour. Just a short 35 minute drive from downtown Victoria, Sooke is a wonderful vacation destination with an abundance of outdoor adventures to suit the needs of many. Fishing, kilometers of scenic coastal hikes, whale watching, beautiful beaches, sightseeing, parks, biking and so much more await in this untouched natural gem. Each beautifully fully furnished 2, 3 or 4 bedroom unit at our Resort offers spectacular ocean views, fully equipped gourmet kitchens, BBQs, in-suite laundry, and all the comforts of home. Our private marina can accommodate vessels of various sizes, ranging from small crafts to those of up to 50ft. Call today to book your vacation at this beautiful oceanside Resort!
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Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is the perfect year-round getaway, located oceanfront on Sooke Harbour. Just a short 35 minute drive from downtown Victoria, Sooke is a wonderful vacation destination… [+]

Horne Lake Caves and Outdoor Centre

3905 Horne Lk. Caves Rd. Qualicum Beach, BC V9K 2L7 • Central Island
250-248-7829
Don't miss a visit to one of Vancouver Island's most impressive natural wonders; winner of the “BC’s Remarkable Experience Award”! This unique park offers something for everyone, both above and BELOW ground. Discover underground waterfalls, fossils and amazing crystal formations. The easiest and most popular cave experience is the Riverbend Explorer Tour. Looking for more adventure? Try the Multi Cave Spelunking which adds extra caves that feature rock climbing and scrambling along with an underground slide! For maximum thrills, get on rope with the Vertical Challenge or Extreme Rappel tours and rappel a waterfall! If you prefer your adventures above-ground, the Cave Theatre and Fossil Trail will reveal the park’s mysteries without having to venture inside the caves. Open year-round.
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Don't miss a visit to one of Vancouver Island's most impressive natural wonders; winner of the “BC’s Remarkable Experience Award”! This unique park offers something for everyone, both above and… [+]

Port Hardy Tourism

7250 Market Street Port Hardy BC V0N 2P0 • North Island Region
1.866.427.3901
Rich. Rugged. Resilient. From remarkable coastal shorelines to the vast watery depths of the Pacific, Port Hardy has all the ingredients for the perfect wilderness adventure. Whether you come to hike the Cape Scott Trail, paddle along the shores of Hardy Bay, or catch a salmon of a lifetime, discovering Port Hardy is truly remarkable. From West Coast inspired accommodations to backwoods camping, step into nature and leave the rest behind. Visit Hardy today! #visitporthardy #livetheadventure
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Rich. Rugged. Resilient. From remarkable coastal shorelines to the vast watery depths of the Pacific, Port Hardy has all the ingredients for the perfect wilderness adventure. Whether you come to… [+]

Coastal Bliss Adventures

4865 Bench Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, V0R 1N1 • Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island
1 800 896 9525
Immerse yourself! Hike in lush ancient forests, along scenic coastal trails, watch whales and sea lions, relax on beaches. Enjoy scrumptious, locally sourced food, hear stories of shipwrecks, and early settlers. Wake up to the sound of waves lapping on the shore, paddle remote coast-lines, hear the blow of whales approaching out of the mist. Enjoy the evening sunset, as you relax to the sounds of nature. Relax! Let us take care of the logistics. CONTACT us TODAY for Tours and BOOKING!
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Immerse yourself! Hike in lush ancient forests, along scenic coastal trails, watch whales and sea lions, relax on beaches. Enjoy scrumptious, locally sourced food, hear stories of shipwrecks, and early settlers. Wake… [+]

Tourism Nanaimo

2450 Northfield Road Nanaimo, BC V9S0B2 • Central Island
250-751-1556
#ExploreNanaimo, the place to find natural wonders, festivals, culinary joys and so much more. Visit our historic sites, experience authentic farm-to-table cuisine and craft beer, hike our world class trails and stay in the heart of Vancouver Island with affordable and comfortable accommodations. Nanaimo is your access point to the raw beauty of the west coast and all that Island living offers, within just a short drive from this harbour city. Photos by Tom Parker.
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#ExploreNanaimo, the place to find natural wonders, festivals, culinary joys and so much more. Visit our historic sites, experience authentic farm-to-table cuisine and craft beer, hike our world class trails… [+]