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Marine activities, wildlife viewing, shopping and festivals – there’s something for everyone.
The Vancouver Island region boasts so much to see and do!

Wildlife

Vancouver Island is home to a temperate rainforest in the Pacific Ocean; a biodiverse ecosystem that includes thousands of species of flora and fauna. Whales, bears, marmots, eagles, salmon, trout,…

Road Trips

Looking to learn about road trips on Vancouver Island? Below we’ve featured four of the must-drive Vancouver Island road trips. Explore routes and road trip inspiration, plan your trek, and…

Gardens

From the delicate cherry blossoms and daffodils of early spring to the magnificent rhododendrons in April and May, vibrant summer perennials to the rich colours of autumn, Vancouver Island is…

Blog

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…

Spas

Make time for yourself. Indulge yourself with a soak in a mineral bath. Enjoy a mud scrub. Or fall asleep under the skilled hands of your masseuse. Take a moment…

Marine Activities

With 3,340km (2,137 miles) of coastline and thousands of lakes and rivers, Vancouver Island offers no end of water activities. Snorkeling, diving, sailing. Kayaking, whale watching, or just soaking in…

Golfing

Tee off from a mountaintop course in Victoria or layup on an island green in Courtenay. Putt for a birdie in Port Alberni or take a mulligan in Nanaimo. There’s…

First Nations

The original inhabitants of Vancouver Island chose this region because of the abundance of life, natural resources, and the temperate climate. Learn about local culture and traditions of the Kwakwaka‘wakw,…

Land Activities

Connect with nature in the 31,788 km² (12,273 miles²) that span Vancouver Island, from Victoria to Port Hardy and Tahsis to Campbell River. Enjoy alpine climbing in the Comox Valley,…

Sip & Savour

Vancouver Island’s multicultural makeup has resulted in a fusion of tastes and textures that can’t be found anywhere else in the world, and the region’s excellent water and climate create…

Fishing

The sockeye, pinks, cohos, and springs are practically begging you to cast your line and tempt them with your bait, and give you the fight of a lifetime. If the…

Culture

Vancouver Island’s history features the original First Peoples, who chose this region for their ancestral homes, and the European and Asian immigrants who crossed an ocean to build a better…

Festivals & Events

Whales, flowers, music, art, wine, birds, oysters, boats, beaches, the harvest, books, beer, salmon, Christmas lights, cars, chili, apples, fishing — in the Vancouver Island region, we celebrate everything we…

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