Take the Traveller Quiz Super, Natural British Columbia

The South Island invites easy spontaneity and unplanned agendas. Although the most populous area on Vancouver Island, it’s still quiet enough to attract residents who treasure peace, serenity and all kinds of holistic opportunities to stay fit and healthy. It’s possible thanks to numerous parks, easy-access beaches, recreation facilities, yoga studios and two of Canada’s best family hiking and biking routes – the Galloping Goose and Lochside trails.



V2V Vacations

470 Belleville Street, Steamship Terminal, Victoria, BC V8V 1W9 • Gulf Islands, South Island
1-855-554-4679

We welcome you aboard the V2V Family. Together we will create memorable experiences through an inspiring connection of people, places and moments. V2V is a premium cruise service connecting downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. V2V provides a uniquely beautiful, comfortable and convenient journey for travelers seeking a…

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IMAX® Victoria

675 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1A1 • South Island
(250) 480-4887

IMAX® Victoria features state-of-the-art IMAX 4K Laser projection technology to fill the Biggest Screen in BC coupled with an immersive 12-channel sound system – Bigger is really just the beginning! Through the power of IMAX®: Explore remote locations around the world. Experience the weightlessness of space. Dive into the undersea world…

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Prince of Whales Whale Watching has been sharing premiere whale-watching & marine-wildlife experiences with guests from around the world for more than 20 years! With locations in both Victoria & Vancouver, we offer a wide variety of marine wildlife experiences that range from three hours long to a half-day. We…

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The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

1175 Beach Drive, Victoria, BC V8S 2N2 • South Island
1-800-668-7758

Your VIP experience. Reimagined. Nestled on the shores of the Pacific Ocean near Victoria, BC - the Oak Bay Beach Hotel is a luxury boutique property like no other. Our facility overlooks the Juan de Fuca Strait and offers breathtaking ocean views of snow-capped Mount Baker in the distance. Just…

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Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is the perfect year-round getaway, located oceanfront on Sooke Harbour. Just a short 35-minute drive from downtown Victoria, Sooke is a wonderful vacation destination with an abundance of outdoor adventures to suit the needs of many. Fishing, kilometres of scenic coastal hikes, whale watching, beautiful…

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Nanaimo Airport

3350 Spitfire Rd. Cassidy, BC V0R 1H0 • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Central Island, Pacific Rim, South Island
250-924-2157

For quick and easy international connections from anywhere in the world, Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is located just 18 kilometers south of downtown Nanaimo and is the gateway to Central Vancouver Island. This busy modern airport is home to three air carriers - Air Canada, WestJet & Island Express and offers 7 daily…

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Welcome to Sidney by the Sea. Nestled on the edge of the Salish Sea, with spectacular views of the Gulf Islands and Mount Baker, Sidney offers a fascinating array of fun and memorable things to do only 5 minutes from Victoria International Airport and Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. Sidney features…

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Ocean Ecoventures

1721 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N0 • Central Island, Cowichan, South Island
(250) 748-3800

Ocean Ecoventures Whale Watching was established in 2003 and has been creating life long memories ever since. We offer a very unique experience compared to other companies that operate in this area. Our central, quaint location offers a relaxing experience and, more importantly, being central allows us to access many…

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Eagle Wing Tours is Victoria, BC's 1st multiple award winning whale watching tour company. We’ve achieved this in part through our support for 1% For the Planet, $2 Wildlife Fee & for being Canada’s first 100% carbon neutral whale watching company.When you ride with us you are guaranteed to…

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Wild Renfrew

17310 Parkinson Road, Port Renfrew, BC V0S 1K0 • South Island
250-647-5541

Wild Renfrew is welcoming, affordable, and as wild as you like. Retreat to our Seaside Cottages for a luxury waterfront vacation or the comfortable wilderness views of our West Coast Trail Lodge. Take in the stunning view from The Renfrew Pub's patio along with local craft brews, tasty fare…

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Coastal Bliss Adventures and Cowichan Bay Kayaking

Office: 4865 Bench Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, V0R 1N1 Kayak Dock: 1796 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, V0R 1N1 • Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island
Office: 1 800 896 9525; Dock: 1 250 597 3031

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 to the sound of waves lapping on the shore, kayak estuaries and islands, hear the blow of whales approaching out…

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Black Ball Ferry Line

430 Belleville Street Victoria BC, V8V 1W9 • South Island
250-386-2202

Black Ball Ferry Line operates the M.V. Coho passenger and vehicle ferry linking Victoria, B.C. on Vancouver Island with Port Angeles, WA on the scenic Olympic Peninsula. During the 90 minute crossing, enjoy the ship’s many amenities including the cafeteria, gift shop, duty free store, comfortable interior lounges, solarium and…

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Ocean River Sports

1630 Store Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1V3 • South Island
2503814233

Located in Victoria, British Columbia on beautiful Vancouver Island, Ocean River is one of the premier speciality kayak and adventure companies in North America. With over 35 years in the business, Ocean River includes an outstanding retail store, kayaking school, and kayak/SUP tours and rentals. Ocean River offers half, full…

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LUXURY AND RECREATION – JUST A SHORT DRIVE AWAY.Bear Mountain Resort is the only urban resort in Canada and offers residents and guests alike, resort living at its finest. Victoria, BC is a sophisticated and charming city with world class recreational opportunities and a year round temperate climate. Visit Bear…

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Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville Street Victoria BC V8W 9W2 • South Island
1-888-447-7977

See all of British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum, a world-class museum of natural and human history. Explore our permanent galleries and immerse yourself in tales of where we've been and where we are going. Discover things and people you never knew before at what TripAdvisor users have twice…

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Harbour Air Seaplanes

950 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3 • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Central Island, South Island
1-800-665-0212

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 Vancouver (YVR) and Victoria, Nanaimo, Tofino, Maple Bay, Comox, Salt Spring Island, the Sunshine Coast, and Whistler.

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Golf Vancouver Island

675 Jones Terrace, Victoria BC V8Z 2L6 • Central Island, Cowichan, North Central Island, South Island
1-888-465-3239

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 golf packages. From a quick two day getaway to the six day Golf Trail, these top 13…

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SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort

1000 SookePoint Place, Sooke, BC V9Z 1L8 • South Island
1-844-642-2635

SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort is set away from the village of Sooke on Possession Point, the most southwest tip of Vancouver Island. Away from the bustle of Victoria and tucked away from the centre of Sooke (approximately 45 minutes) you’ll feel like you’re in a world unto your own. This…

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Off The Eaten Track Tours

2-725 Vancouver Street, Victoria BC, V8V 3V4 • South Island

Get to know Victoria through its food and stories on our guided culinary walking tours. Each tour includes delicious food and beverages as well as history, commentary, and insider tips on the best foodie hidden gems in the city. Each guest receives a complimentary foodie map and our Eat Like…

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Vancouver Island Expeditions

Pickup at 98 Front Street, Nanaimo BC • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Central Island, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island

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! Let us show you our backyard and help you discover the places that will inspire stories that last a lifetime!

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The Pedaler Cycling Tours and Rentals

321 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 1X2 • South Island
778-265-RIDE (7433)

Our guided and self-guided bicycle tours showcase the local food and beverage culture, iconic historical sites, the regional Galloping Goose and Lochside trails, scenic ocean vistas, and the distinctive neighbourhoods that make cycling in Victoria so enjoyable. Explore by bike and feel like a local.

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Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

740 Burdett Avenue, Victoria BC, V8W 1B2 • South Island
1.800.663.5891

Discover Victoria at its finest through an authentic local experience in the heart of downtown. With deeply entrenched roots in the local community and a strong sense of environmental responsibility – we strive to share all that makes Victoria special with each and every guest.

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Remote Renfrew Riverside Retreat

16608 Island Road Port Renfrew, BC V0S 1K0 • South Island
250-647-0087

Remote location between two arms of the San Juan river a place unlike anything in Port Renfrew. Explore rivers, forest see wildlife spend quiet evenings fireside star gazing. Cozy cabins with comfortable beds, full bathrooms well-appointed kitchenette as well as a riverside covered BBQ area

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Fairmont Empress

721 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1W5 • South Island
(250) 384 8111

Canada's Castle on the Coast, Fairmont Empress, lies in the heart of Victoria, overlooking the city's sparkling Inner Harbour, and is home to Victoria's premier luxury spa, an award winning restaurant and bar, world famous afternoon tea, and the most sought after accommodations on Vancouver Island.

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