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On the easy-access east coast are three cities packed with character and creature comforts. Courtenay and Comox sit in close proximity on either side of the Comox Harbour; both are known for their boutiques, spas, cafés and bistros serving fresh food sourced from nearby farms in the valley (named after a K’omoks First Nation word meaning “land of plenty’). Further north is Campbell River with its waterfront trails, cycling paths, community festivals and world-class fishing. It’s an excellent accommodations base for exploring the neighbouring ocean, rivers, lakes and wilderness. Offshore from the east coast is a collection of hospitable, B&B-endowed islands where one can de-stress and tune out the world. Not far inland is Mount Washington, a full-service ski resort with plenty of summertime alpine appeal. Driving and cycling tours circle through the revitalized heritage town of Cumberland (a mountain-biking hotspot) and quaint Merville and Black Creek.

Things To Do In The North Central Island

Don’t miss this unforgettable experience to witness the wildlife of Vancouver Island along some of the most majestic coastlines in the world! Your friendly and experienced guides of Eagle Eye…

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Journeys Begin at Comox Valley Airport - YQQ. Daily direct flights from Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton on Air Canada, WestJet and Pacific Coastal Airlines provide quick and convenient access to…

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Nestled in a coastal forest on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island, the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa offers breathtaking ocean and mountain views. Pamper yourself in our luxury Pacific…

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Explore the realm of the killer & humpback whales. We want you to fall in love with kayaking and our coast, and it shows in the way we run our…

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Immerse yourself! Hike in lush ancient forests, along scenic coastal trails, watch birds and marine-life, explore beaches. Enjoy scrumptious, locally sourced food, hear stories of shipwrecks, and early settlers.Wake up…

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Nootka Marine Adventures operates three resorts on Vancouver Island’s West Coast: Moutcha Bay Resort, Nootka Sound Resort and Newton Cove Resort. A variety of activities and custom packages are available…

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Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is your Island gateway to the world. We are conveniently located on Highway 1, 18km south of downtown Nanaimo and 35km north of Duncan. We feature direct Air…

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Experience Grizzly Bears up close and personal with our tours to Toba Inlet! Aboard our covered vessels, we will embark along British Columbia coastline towards Toba. Keep your eyes open…

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I-Hos Gallery presents a collection of traditional and contemporary Northwest Coast artwork, including masks, prints, gold and silver jewelry, wood carvings and more produced by First Nations artists.Our culture is…

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Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours provides indigenous experiences from Campbell River on north central Vancouver Island and in the Homalco First Nation traditional territory of Bute Inlet. Join us for…

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As the winner of the 2019 Remarkable Experience Award from Tourism Vancouver Island, Island Joy Rides knows how to create meaningful and memorable experiences on both land and sea. Their…

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Whale Watching, Grizzly Bears, Wildlife and Ocean Rapids. Join us in Campbell River and experience the life of the Northern Resident Orca Killer Whales. Or travel with…

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Serving Mid and North Island adventurers since 1997. We have a well curated selection of awesome outdoor and travel gear to help you on whatever and wherever your adventures will…

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Nestled along the wild shores of Vancouver Island, Campbell River has been shaped by the landscape and culture that has surrounded us for thousands of years. Discover BC’s iconic wildlife,…

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Picture 250 km of pacific golfing paradise stretching from Victoria in the South to Campbell River in the North. Golf Vancouver Island is your one-stop-shop for BUYER DIRECT Vancouver Island…

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Set among the stately trees and gardens of the Filberg Heritage Lodge and Park in Comox, the Filberg Festival is truly a unique event. Wander through the grounds surrounded by…

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Make your Canadian Dream come true! Our covered vessels depart daily from Campbell River, the gateway to the Island’s unique wildlife sightings: watch awe-inspiring, giant killer whales breach high out…

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From the countless inlets of the Southern Gulf Islands to the untamed wilderness of the rugged North, BC Ferries is the gateway to your next coastal BC journey. Sail through…

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Member hosts offer a “home-away-from-home” and become your “Island Ambassadors.” They offer a “local’s perspective” and resources to minimize the trial-and-error often faced by travelers. Each Bed and Breakfast or…

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Experience the shortcut and the scenic route with Harbour Air! Offering fast, frequent scheduled flight, scenic panorama tours and packages, and customizable private charter flights. Fly between downtown Vancouver, South…

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A visit to Vancouver Island isn’t complete without going on a local food, craft beverage & estate winery tour that will excite your senses and leave you longing to return!…

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Kayak in killer whale territory at our glamping basecamp in Johnstone Strait or join an kayaking expedition through the world renown waters of Desolation Sound & Discovery Islands. Whales, bears,…

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Golf “FORE” everyone. Campbell River Golf and Country Club is a different experience than most; we aim to make the sport of golf approachable, innovative, futuristic and­ fun. Keep score…

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In the heart of Comox Valley, 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery crafts wines distinctly shaped by wind and sea on a sun soaked glacier till vineyard. Established 2005,…

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Based in the Comox Valley, on the edge of Strathcona Provincial Park, IAG is Vancouver Island’s premier Alpine Guiding outfit, and your ticket to exploring the spectacular alpine and coastal…

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