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At WESTSIDE SURF, we are at the cutting edge of surf teaching. Utilizing the most advanced techniques developed by over two decades of teaching by director SEPP BRUHWILER Canada’s Internationally Known Professional Surfer. We are one of the only family run and family oriented surf school’s in Canada; specializing in Family Lessons that are geared towards kids under the age of 13. Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Surf lessons, Progressive 2 Day Surf Camps, Private Group Lessons, as well as Private One on One Coaching. You can find all of your surf lesson and rental needs under one roof. This allows you to find the best surf lesson/rental packages in town. We stock some of the highest quality surf gear for rent and for our students on all our lessons. Our staff adheres to strict quality standards of “if we wouldn’t wear it, we don’t rent it”. Our stock of suits will make sure you stay warm while having fun on our fleet of surfboards, from 5’0″ to 10′, plus a great selection of boogies and skim boards. There is something for everyone at Westside Surf.Westside Surf is situated in the beautiful village of Tofino, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Consistent waves, clear water and spectacular scenery all add to the experience of learning how to surf in a safe and friendly environment. Located at the first four way stop in Tofino, at Cedar Corner.
Wineries & Wine Tours
Winelicious Tours provides local scenic wine tours in the Okanagan Valley, visiting popular wineries, enjoying tastings and optional vineyard lunch.
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.
Year- round excitement awaits kids of all ages at Castle Fun Park! Offering three uniquely themed mini- golf courses, an exhilarating go kart track, indoor pitching & batting cages, bumper cars, shooting gallery, indoor driving range, remote control boats, over 200 arcade & skill games, and much more! Experience true family entertainment for all occasions at Castle Fun Park! Open every day except Christmas from 10am until midnight.36165 North Parallel Road. Just off Hwy #1- Exit 95 in Abbotsford.
Art Galleries, Indigenous Culture
I-Hos Gallery presents a collection of traditional and contemporary northwest coast artwork and crafts. Masks, prints, gold and silver jewelry and wood carvings, textiles and clothing produced by First Nations artists are displayed in a distinctive building on the K’omoks First Nation Band lands (located between Courtenay and Comox) on Vancouver Island. There is truly something for everyone and every price range in the gallery.
Fishing, Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing
Create memories to last a lifetime with your friends, family or coworkers during an unrivaled outdoor experience in world renowned beautiful British Columbia. Compass Heli Tours specializes in guided heli-fishing, ice cave tours, heli-hiking and camping, heli-kayaking and stand-up paddle-boarding, alpine picnics, engagements, wedding ceremonies and much more! We also offer incredible sightseeing tours over Vancouver and the coast mountains.
Museums & Heritage Sites
Visitors can Enjoy the restored Tram Car 1220 that was originally built in 1912, the largest artefact in the City of Richmond’s museum collection. Housed in a building inspired by the architecture of the first Steveston tram station, Tram Car 1220 now rests on the original rail tracks it once ran on.
Deep Cove Kayak Centre is Vancouver’s premier paddling location. With one of the largest fleets in Canada, we offer rentals of high quality single and double ocean kayaks, stand up paddleboards (SUP), and surf skis that will suit a wide range of paddling styles and experience levels. Our highly acclaimed kayak school offers a wide range of lessons and tours. We are also happy to arrange private group bookings for your family outing, office event or school group. With an emphasis on safety, our rentals, lessons and tours provide you with all the gear that you will need for a great day on the water.
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.
CedarCreek is founded on connections Ã¢ÂÂ to the land we care for and to the Okanagan Valley we call home. On our fifty-acre property along the shores of Lake Okanagan, Winemaker Taylor Whelan is building upon three decades of winemaking history, and defining a new chapter with our bright, expressive north Okanagan Pinot Noirs, Chardonnays, and aromatic white wines. Deepen your appreciation for our region at our brand new 120-seat restaurant and tasting room. From the panoramic views of the lake, vines and valley, to the mouth-watering local menu, we create an adventure for all of your senses. Whether you’re stopping by for a tasting or to share a bottle and meal in the dining room, we want to help you fall in love with this land and all it offers.
The Valemount Museum has something for every member of the family. The museum has three levels in the main building with displays on the Railway (rail camps and towns), a model railroad that even runs through the bathroom, Japanese Internment Camps, War Heroes, Old Children’s Toys, Valemount Pioneers, Margaret McKirdy’s Little People, James Vanslyk’s Art, Valemount Schools, Sewing, an Old Bedroom.
Spas & Wellness, Hotels
Fairmont Pacific Rim Ã¢ÂÂ Vancouver’s definitive luxury hotel Ã¢ÂÂ rated the World’s Best Business Hotel by CondÃÂ© Nast Traveler readers and the #1 City hotel in Canada by Travel + Leisure. Proud recipient of the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star and CAA/AAA Five Diamond Rating. This ultramodern downtown hotel offers unobstructed mountain and harbour views, combining the best of the Pacific Rim in its architecture and dÃÂ©cor. The hotel features three eclectic dining destinations, resort-style Willow Stream Spa, rooftop pool deck, and lavish guestrooms; while art, music and fashion take centre stage at the city’s most exclusive reservation. Experience a variety of the city’s most luxurious suites including the newest addition, The Fairmont Gold Owner’s Suite Collection: stylish mid-century modern designed suites inspired by what makes a city feel alive.
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