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Learn from those who live here! Our Vancouver Island blog offers exciting news and experiences about local attractions, things to do, and places to stay.  From travel tips to must-see destinations and so much more, use this blog to help you get to know Vancouver Island from a local’s perspective.

Finding Coastal Magic: It’s Surf Season in Tofino

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Q&A With V2V Vacations’ Captain

Master Jonathan Dunn is the person at the helm of V2V’s fleet. The captain was born and raised in Vancouver so naturally, he grew up with a love of the water. We chatted with him about what a typical day in the life as a captain looks like, why he returned home to British Columbia

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5 Boat-Access Campsites You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Photo credit: Destination BC/Boomer Jerritt It’s summertime, which means camping spots on Vancouver Island are a hot commodity. If you have access to a kayak, canoe or powerboat, ditch the wheels and check out these five camping spots that are still under the radar. Don’t worry if you don’t own a boat- we’ll tell you

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Your Guide To Paddling Vancouver Island

Destination BC/Graeme Owsianski Broken Islands A legendary Van Isle paddling location, the Broken Islands Group in Barkley Sound bring paddlers in from around the world. Located in Pacific Rim National Park, the 130 square kilometre area features over 100 islands or islets, and on the inside of these the water is mostly calm and perfectly

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Filberg Festival: Celebrate Canadian Arts, Culture, and Music at the Annual Filberg Festival

Over BC Day long weekend, August 2nd to 5th, Comox hosts one of the longest-running celebrations of Canadian art, culture, and music on the West Coast. Held at the historic Filberg Lodge and Heritage Park, this festival has been running for 37 years, and still maintains its seaside, small-town charm. Here’s a go-to guide for

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Set Sail To Vancouver Island With V2V Vacations

To travel between Vancouver and Victoria, you can fly or ferry—and from March to October, you can cruise aboard a stylish and ever so comfortable catamaran, the V2V Empress with V2V Vacations. This direct passenger-only service cruises part of the Salish Sea, along a particularly scenic stretch of British Columbia’s coastline, meandering through Active Pass

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The Ultimate Guide to Pride on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island’s LGBTQ2+ support has grown over the past few years. Pride celebrations are thriving and expanding from Victoria all the way north to Port Hardy. Pride events, held throughout the summer allow travellers to plan a trip will showcase some of the most picturesque naturescapes in Canada, and celebrate its equally diverse people. Whether

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5 Outdoor Adventures In The Land, Lakes & Sky of Port Alberni

Port Alberni is the outdoor adventure hub of Vancouver Island and draws thrill-seeking visitors from across the globe. Port Alberni’s natural playground includes its land, lakes, and sky, and even the most daring individuals can find ways to push their limits. To find out more about the exciting outdoor adventures that await, we had a

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Explore the elements that Vancouver Island has to offer: