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Forged Axe Throwing is Whistler’s only indoor axe throwing venue! We specialize in hosting group events and can bring you from someone with no prior axe throwing experience up to a bullseye slinging axe throwing machine! Our events typically last between 1-2.5 hours. You will not believe how much fun and how empowering it is to land your first bullseye!
Art Galleries, Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions, Shopping, Indigenous Culture, Accessibility
The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is a three-storey, 30,400-square foot award-winning First Nations tourism facility. Guests are offered a guided tour from a local First Nation cultural ambassador who share their knowledge and stories while visiting the many displays and artifacts on display. Guests enjoy a cultural performance of drums and song as well as the chance to learn, hands-on, an indigenous craft. The facility is designed to evoke a traditional Squamish longhouse and a Lil’wat Istken (pit house) and is surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery. Designed to preserve and renew local First Nations’ cultures and to share these living cultures with the world; the experience includes Class A museum space to house rare artifacts, a gift gallery, a cafe and an 80 seat HD theatre.
White Post Auto Museum & Antiques Mall We display & store, Classic, Custom and Special Interest Vehicles. View our field of dreams & show room, from daily drivers to full restoration projects. Many vehicles are for Sale by Owner. Admission $5.00 + Tax / Kids under 10 are FREE No Pets Please. Summer Hours: Thursday – Monday 10AM-5PM Sunday & Holidays 10AM-2PM
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions, Accessibility
The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of the internment of over 22,000 Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre opened its doors in 1994 as an initiative from the New Denver Kyowakai Society to commemorate and honor the stories of over 22,000 Japanese Canadians who were stripped of their civil rights, labelled “enemy aliens” and uprooted from their coastal homes during the Second World War. Located on the site of a former internment camp, the original buildings, period artifacts, interpretive displays, and Heiwa Teien garden designed by the renowned Roy (Tomomichi) Sumi, chronicle this extraordinary episode in Canadian history.
The Mission of Victoria Carriage Tours is to provide an unforgettable horse-drawn carriage experience for our customers. This will be accomplished by providing our customers with a high degree of quality in our carriages, uniforms, decorations, and other amenities and extras. Key to our success will be our professional, courteous, and informative drivers and tour guides.
Flying Squirrel Sports is true fun for the whole family, where the rules of gravity no longer apply! It’s a spring-loaded, urban playground like you’ve never seen before, and whether you’re a seasoned adrenaline junkie, or a family with toddlers and young children, everyone will enjoy themselves at Flying Squirrel. Fall hours apply, unless noted below: Oct 14 10AM-5PM Oct 25 10AM-Midnight (Neon) Oct 31 CLOSE Nov 22 10AM-Midnight (Neon) Dec 23 10am-10pm (Neon) Dec 24 10AM-5PM Dec 25 CLOSED Dec 26 10AM-10PM (Neon) Dec 27 10AM-Midnight (Neon) Dec 29-30 10AM-10PM (Neon) Dec 31 10AM-5PM Jan 2 10AM-9PM Jan 2 10am-10pm (Neon) Jan 3 10AM-Midnight (Neon) Feb 14 10AM-Midnight (Neon) Mar 16-19 10AM-9PM Mar 20 10AM-Midnight (Neon) Mar 23-26 10AM-9PM Mar 27 10AM-Midnight (Neon) Apr 10 10AM-Midnight (Neon) May 15 10AM-Midnight (Neon)
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions, Indigenous Culture, Accessibility
The Nk’mip Desert Cultural Centre is a 9,000 square-foot interpretive centre that exhibits 2 films, the Inkameep Day School Art Collection, indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, a 1.5 km walking trail, and reconstructed traditional Okanagan village, and (visitor favourite) interpreter hosted programs which boast a fun filled experience for all ages! The centre is also an architectural marvel, and was built from local, sustainable materials.
Tofino Botanical Gardens are 12 acres of gardens, forest, and shoreline that explore the relationship between culture and nature. A network of paths and boardwalk will take you through our Cultivated Gardens, Sculpture Park, and Old-Growth Temperate Rainforest, where clearings have been transformed into a series of pocket gardens. Some of these gardens display plants that thrive in temperate rainforests around the world including Chile and Japan. Others celebrate cultural groups that have made Clayoquot Sound their home now and in the past, particularly the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations, early Japanese fishing families, and, of course, hippies. The Gardens extend to the Tofino Mudflats, an incredible expanse of intertidal mud teeming with life, revealed twice a day at low tide. Events including Tofino Winterlights, Tofino Lantern Festival, Surfrider Foundation film festival, Food and Wine,Musicians, Weddings and more are hosted within the eclectic scenery.
The W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre is now open until September 2, 2019. You can join us seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and enjoy an underground bus tour and explore our exhibits, interactive games, cafe and gift shop. The Visitor Centre is fun and engaging for all ages and interests. It’s an amazing experience that should not be missed. Visit our website for specific details on tour times and to plan your trip today.
Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks
The only working waterwheel-operated grist mill in Western Canada. “Grist” is clean grain ready to be milled into flour. We are open from 10am to 4pm daily until Thanksgiving. This site offers western Canada’s only waterwheel-powered flour mill (built in 1877), restaurant with a lunch menu, gardens, and gift shop featuring local artisans and heritage items. Our 11 site campground has water and power hook-ups. Each site backs onto Keremeos Creek. We are close to a wide range of other activities such as fishing, hiking, and wine tasting.
# CLOSED FOR THE SEASON # The Discovery Passage Aquarium offers fun and unique hands-on educational experiences for people of all ages. Come to see, touch and feel our incredible local marine species and habitats and discover the diverse marine life of Discovery Passage and Islands. The Aquarium is open from spring until fall each year. Specimens from representative local species are collected from the marine environment in the spring and returned to the area of collection at the end of the season.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions
The Maritime Museum of BC engages people with the maritime culture and history of the Pacific Northwest through rotating exhibits, educational and community-based programs, research services, and more. Check out our featured winter exhibit, “The Lost Fleet: The Seizure of Japanese-Canadian Fishing Vessels in WWII” from January 12 – March 31! Join us every weekend for our craft workshops, kids programming, and inner harbour walking tour. We look forward to your visit!
For over fifty years, the Vancouver Maritime Museum has celebrated the profound significance of the ocean and waterways of the Pacific and Arctic. Located in on the waterfront in stunning Vanier Park, the Maritime Museum’s featured attraction is the St. Roch, a National Historic Site and RCMP vessel that was the first vessel to circumnavigate North America and the only link between distant communities in the Canadian Arctic in the early 20th century. The museum also has extensive galleries of model ships, including a particularly fine bone model of the French warship Vengeur du Peuple which was built around 1800 by French prisoners of war, a Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre, a recreation of the fo’c’sle (forecastle) of Vancouver’s ship Discovery, an extensive collection of maritime art, the boiler of the Beaver which was the first steamship in the Pacific Northwest, and many more wonders and treasures.