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Vancouver Island’s Golf Trail

Journey the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, 250 km of Pacific paradise, featuring 13 destination Vancouver Island golf courses, 10 accommodation partners & plenty of apres golf fun – island style! Anchoring the south end of the #VIGolfTrail is @westinbearmountainresort in Victoria BC, Canada’s only 36 hole Nicklaus designed golf resort. It is quite simply a

Vancouver Island’s Newest Camp Site: Croteau Lake

Are the first signs of spring getting you excited to plan your summer getaways? If you’re anything like us you’re already planning summer escapes: new hikes to tick off, peaks to summit, and camping spots to check out. One campsite worth putting on your list is BC Parks’ newest group campsite at Croteau Lake in

Vancouver Island To Be First Seagull Watching Destination

Vancouver Island is a wildlife viewing mecca, a bucket list destination for anyone eager to catch the spray of a whale’s blow, spot a bear combing the beach, or take a photo of the legendary bald eagle. These are the hallmark critters of Vancouver Island, the ambassadors that represent the complex and stunning ecosystem of

Ebb & Flow – Vancouver Island Wildlife Migrations

An Island destination for a different kind of traveller, Vancouver Island is home to migrating wildlife at different parts of the year. While some like to escape frigid temperatures, and enjoy our temperate winters, others head south as we chill in winter. Year round, the Island is abundant with food sources, and the changing conditions

#ExploreNanaimo’s Top Spots

Guest post by Tourism Nanaimo We’re thrilled to be taking over @TourismVancouverIsland this week to showcase some of our favourite spots, including the majesty that is Mount Benson. Have you climbed all the way to the top? We’re a city known for its sweet treat, the Nanaimo Bar, but we’re here to break to the

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Parksville Qualicum Beach – Amazing Places

There are 10 official Amazing Places in the Mount Arrowsmith & Parksville Qualicum Beach region. Take a look at a few of our favourite spots, below! Learn more about what makes each of these 10 places so special at mypqb.ca/amazingplaces. If you’re out adventuring, be sure to tag your photos with #myPQB and #AmazingPlacesMABR. Cathedral

Boardwalk Trails on Vancouver Island

Why are there so many boardwalk trails on Vancouver Island? Vancouver Island is covered in a dense temperate rainforest, and if you’ve ever tried making your way through it, you know to stick to trails and paths. Unlike dryer forests, you can’t see the ground, let alone guess what you’re stepping on. Boardwalks are not

Wheelchair Accessible Trails on Vancouver Island

Despite ranging terrain and a dense forest, Vancouver Island is home to a long list of accessible trails, making it easy for anyone with mobility concerns to take in the many elements. Pacific Rim National Park In the Pacific Rim area, wheelchair users can rest assured that the off-terrain landscape of some trails won’t have

Kayaking Kyuquot with West Coast Expeditions

Out here, there’s nothing to think about except dipping the next paddle—and maybe lunch, if you’ve been out on the water for a couple of hours. It’s this disconnection that brings so many to Spring Island, guests more than happy to hop in the van for the 4-5 hours to Fair Harbour and cross through

What To Do in the Fall on Pender Island

Pender Island in the fall is my favourite time to visit. These two Gulf Islands – North Pender and South Pender, connected by a bridge but referred to in the singular – provide the quintessential West Coast vibe: enough activities to choose from but so laid back that you feel a world away from the