Explore the deepwater ocean inlet and wild places of the Alberni Valley, the nation’s highest waterfall included. Then navigate an exciting, twist-and-turn road that leads to the fabled surfing beaches and dense coastal rainforest of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.Explore our Regions
Know Before You Go
Like you, we’re passionate about exploring BC and Vancouver Island. But now is not the time for inter-community travel; stay in your community and support your local businesses if you can.
We look forward to welcoming visitors to Vancouver Island when the time is right.
Do your part now, so we can all explore Vancouver Island again later. In the meantime, find the official links below for the most up-to-date information.
For travel updates in British Columbia, please visit Destination BC’s traveller resource guide here, and read about the current province-wide restrictions here. For travel updates in Canada, please visit Destination Canada’s traveller resource guide.
As you start to plan your fall and winter vacations, get the information you need to reduce your impact on the environment, stay safe, and plan your trip responsibly.How To Be A Mindful Traveller
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Vancouver Island’s outdoors are a big draw for visitors, especially those who’ve never experienced BC wilderness and super natural beauty. Many of those visitors don hiking boots and head out to BC trails—in the 2010-2011 season in BC, 19.7 million people visited provincial parks, while 2.4 million visited national parks. If you’re new to hiking,…Read More