Learn more about attractions, guided tours, parks, and more.
Cabins & Cottages
Situated on a secluded beachfront setting with the strait of Georgia at your doorstep, you can enjoy beachcombing, bonfires, clam digging, oyster picking and salmon fishing. From early September to mid October anglers from around the world descend upon our shores for the pink and northern Coho salmon runs. Chest waders or belly boats are all that is necessary for an extreme day of fishing. View an abundance of marine life, including blue heron, bald eagles, seals and many other species. Kayak and paddle along the tranquil shores on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Relax in our oceanfront hot tub while watching the eagles soar and cruise ships passing by. Gather around a beach bonfire. Enjoy clams/oysters picked from our beach. Hike on trails through pristine local forests. Enjoy a round of golf at one of the sixteen golf courses within an hours drive. Centrally located for day trips to many points of interest on Vancouver Island. Kayak rentals are available to paddle our tranquil Oceanfront. Four runs of salmon pass by us between May and October. Fishers from around the world cast/fly fish from shore or belly boats. we have a giant tide pool, which acts as a hands on aquarium for the kids to see the many species that get caught up every tide changes. We also have a shellfish research station near by that has live tanks, and tours that explains about the many species they will find. Please call in advance if you have a service animal to get an accurate quote for cleaning.
Parks & Wilderness Areas, Cabins & Cottages
Take advantage of the exclusive right to stay overnight in Canada’s best preserved west coast artillery fort! Experience camping in the new way, with a comfy bed. Each furnished oTENTik sleeps six and includes a BBQ, campfire pit and firewood. It’s only a short walk to the spectacular Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site. Available Mid May through September long weekend.
Boating, Paddling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Taxis & Shuttles
Terracentric offers kayak, boat and hiking tours, as well as kayak rentals & lesson, maps, charts, books and more all at the entrance to Desolation Sound in beautiful Lund, BC!
Boating, Sightseeing, Bird Watching, Wildlife Tours
In the heart of the planet’s only inland temperate rainforest, board one of our specially designed boats for this smooth but exciting one hour River Safari. Explore up to 12 kilometers of the spectacular Grizzly Bear Valley Ã¢ÂÂ where the bears decide when and for how long we stop along the way! As you are travelling through glacier-fed rivers and lakes and going where it seems no boat has gone before, you are sure to fall witness to a variety of active wildlife always seen on these riverbanks. In addition to an information-packed narrative, guides will point out the bears, glaciers and many waterfalls toppling from the surrounding snow-capped mountains. With a boat departing every 30-60 minutes, no reservation is required, making the River Safari an absolute ‘must-do’ activity. Your point of departure is conveniently located just north of Blue River off of Yellowed Highway #5, halfway between Jasper and Kamloops, as well as halfway between Mt. Robson and Wells Grey Park.
Cultus Lake Adventure Park is BC’s Best Theme Park. This is the most animated amusement park you will ever see, with award-winning craftsmanship and one-of-a-kind rides and attractions. This park is loaded with surprises at every turn and will leave you amazed. The park features 18 rides and attractions for all ages, including Giggle Ridge Adventure Golf. There is no cost to enter the park – you can buy all day unlimited ride wristbands, individual ride tokens, mini golf, gem bags and more inside the park. About a one hour drive from Vancouver, this is a destination you will not want to miss out on during the summer! Check out our website to see the full list of rides, prices, and dates.
Spas & Wellness
We are a lakeside Aveda Spa located within The Cove Lakeside Resort in beautiful West Kelowna, BC. Our philosophy is simple-soothe the spirit and beauty will follow. Let us be your refuge in a world full of stressful demands on your body and time. Our team is committed to providing you with exceptional service in an atmosphere that is peaceful, elegant and calming.
Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding & Ranches, Paddling, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Escape to this 5-star, all-inclusive wilderness resort and luxury guest ranch in the rugged heartland of British Columbia. Siwash is an intimate and ultra private hideaway for adventurous families and couples who seek meaningful, impactful travel and the finer things in life. This National Geographic Lodge of the World is renowned for its extraordinary eco adventures in an enchanting setting amid Nature. Horseback ride to your heart’s desire, fly fish for trout in wild lakes and streams, sleep under the softest linens and dine on exquisite home-grown organic cuisine. Other wilderness adventures include 3D all terrain archery, luxury star gazing, hiking, biking, glamping, sport clay shooting, kayaking, SUPing and so much more. Siwash Lake is Canada’s top eco-friendly luxury destination according to the Globe & Mail, a proud member of the Magnificent 7 Luxury Wilderness Lodges of Canada, featured in Forbes, and ranked among the ten best guest ranches in North America by USA Today.
70 Mile House
Hot Springs, Whale Watching, Taxis & Shuttles
We provide custom whale watching, hotsprings tours and water taxi services in Clayoquot Sound. Give us a call or get in touch on Facebook and we will get you on the water for your customizable excursion!
Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries
Okanagan Spirits is Western Canada’s oldest craft distillery spanning over a decade in the production of award-winning B.C. spirits. Internationally acclaimed as North America’s only designated World Class Distillery (World Spirits Awards), our portfolio includes a range of spirits from Vodka, Whisky and Gin, to Liqueurs and Brandies (Eau de Vie) as well as Canada’s first genuine Absinthe.
Indigenous Culture, Hot Springs, Hotels
The Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort is a four season destination featuring 39 contemporary Guest Rooms, the Ktunaxa Grill, Nasookin Room, and a well-stocked Retail/Gift Shop. This property offers a unique cave experience where soothing, hot mineral water surfaces from the earth creating a natural steam bath. Stalactites form in abundance inside the caves. The hot water flows into our main pool and is cooled to a comfortable body temperature, suitable for your whole family. Spring, Fall, Summer and Winter bring guests from around the world to enjoy the pleasures of the crisp, clean air and the calming mineral waters of the Ainsworth Hot Springs.
Ainsworth Hot Springs
Horseback Riding & Ranches
Nestled in the beauty of the Cowichan Valley, this impeccable facility is a first class, family run business. It is our pleasure to offer everyone a unique equine riding experience. Escape the crowds and indulge in a memorable experience. Enjoy sweeping ocean and valley views. A great opportunity to experience a West Coast Rainforest. Our trails are expertly guided and the horses are suitable for all levels of riders.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions
Leap in to Salmon’s World at the Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre! Explore, play and learn in our unique interpretive gallery featuring interactive exhibits and live aquaria. Take a guided tour of a working salmon hatchery and talk to knowledgeable staff about this amazing, iconic creature. Learn what makes wild salmon the lifeblood of the BC Coast. A visit to the Salmon Centre is a fun and educational experience for all ages!The Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre, Quatse River Hatchery, and Quatse River Campground are operated by the Northern Vancouver Island Salmonid Enhancement Association. All proceeds fund salmon conservation efforts on Northern Vancouver Island.
Spas & Wellness, Hotels
Water’s Edge is the only property with access to both the serene Ucluelet Harbour & bordering Marina from every suite! The peaceful harbour suites are located on a private island joined by a causeway and just minutes from Vancouver Island’s #1 rated tourist attraction; The Wild Pacific Trail. Waters Edge is truly the ideal location for discovering the Real West Coast of Ucluelet, Tofino and The Pacific Rim National Park (all major attractions within 15 – 30 mins from Waters Edge!). Guests enjoy spacious private suites featuring west coast decor and full kitchens; the perfect home base to explore the areas miles of sandy West Coast beaches, ancient rainforests, fantastic kayaking, awesome fishing charters and spectacular panoramic views. Guaranteed to leave you breathless! Peaceful ambiance on our private island joined by a causeway within the harbour. Bonus Tip 1: Bring your kayak and you can launch right on site because were the only property located on an island within the harbour! Bonus Tip 2: Boaters rejoice! Were the only property located almost right next door to the new public boat launch so bring your boat up and catch yourself some of the best Halibut on the Coast.
Wineries & Wine Tours
Peaceful serenity, natural beauty and romantic ambiance … In our unique log cabin tasting room and wine shop we offer an array of award-winning wines. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy with your favorite bottle of wine on our beautiful patio. Relax with the soothing sounds of the fountain while soaking in the breathtaking view. We are OPEN DAILY until October 14th 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Please contact us for an appointment in December through April. Join us on the patio on Saturdays in July and August for live entertainment. Seating is limited.