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Finding Coastal Magic: It’s Surf Season in Tofino

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A Beginners Guide to Surf Spots in Tofino

Falling in love with Tofino is easy. The cool coastal breeze of the Pacific as you sip your morning coffee and watch the waves roll in. The leering fog that eerily rises with the sun in autumn. The community of surfers, artists, small business owners, and creatives who are making it work out here. But

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The Best Places To Watch The Salmon Run On Vancouver Island

It’s salmon spawning season on Vancouver Island. With the changing of seasons marks the return of once-tadpoles to the streams where life began for them. From now until early December, you can bear witness to one of the most exciting natural phenomenons of the year across the Island.    About Salmon Spawning on Vancouver Island

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10 Cozy Fall Getaways On Vancouver Island

With the changing of the leaves and the return of the everything offering a Pumpkin Spice flavour, comes the shifting of the seasons. In towns, trees are speckled in yellow, orange, brown, and green, and a gentle change in temperature reminds us that summer is drawing to an end. Fall is nearly in full swing,

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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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