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Charter our proven 270 Sea Ray Sundancer, situated between the ocean-front garden communities of Parksville and Qualicum at the iconic, French Creek Harbour on super natural Vancouver Island. We offer extremely competitive rates & no deposit necessary for amazing Friends & Families – Fishing Charters – Sightseeing & Excursion Charters plus Water Taxi & Custom Charters. Our Sea Ray features sun and rain awnings, plush seating & clean bright lavatory with stand up head room & a real locking door. That plus our warm and friendly service are just a few of the many reasons folks of all ages choose, i Charter and Tow – Your charter is designed around your schedule, we will advise you of the preferred times for fishing based on tides and the previous days experience & the latest weather forecast & together we will tailor your charter to fit your unique needs. Prices include expert crew & the equipment you will need to fish. Our goal is to make i Charter and Tow, your best vacation memory.
Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing, Whale Watching
Coastal Bliss Adventures Ltd. is an Wilderness Adventure company, based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. We specialize in multi-day and day hiking, backpacking, kayaking and canoeing adventure tours. Our signature hiking tour is The West Coast Trail, located in “our backyard”.
The Salish Sea Market is an exclusive, curated collection of art from the Pacific northwest Ã¢ÂÂ a platform for the creative expression of emerging artists, and those of international acclaim, who solely create their work ‘insight’ of the celebrated Salish Sea.
Diving, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Now open in Campbell River, Big Animal Encounters by Pacific Pro Dive & Marine Adventures offers the most exciting tours including half and full day Whale Watching trips, snorkelling with the seals adventures and scuba charters. Visit our gift shop and dive centre on the water in the Discovery Harbour Shopping Centre. Covered, heated boats with onboard washrooms as well as thrilling high speed zodiacs.
Farms & Markets
Voted BC’s Best Market of 2015 byt the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets! 100’s of varities of veggies and fruits, meat, poultry and eggs, fish and seafood, baking of all kinds, preserves, honey, yogurt and cheese, healthy body products, hot ready to eat food, wine, cider and spirits. Our Markets have become the Comox Valley’s destination for local food. Fresh food, fun, discovery, and connecting with your local farmers and food producers. We produce our weekly Markets to create healthy food networks that sustain our land, our community, and our bodies. The Comox Valley Farmers Market Association hosts a year round Saturday Market, plus extra markets through the summer on Wednesdays and Sundays. Check the website for the ‘next market’ or for more info.
Spas & Wellness
Our intimate spa setting is sure to help you abandon your cares. If your personal goal is relaxation, beautification or wellness, our highly trained staff can help. The combination of comfort and personalized attention will be sure to fulfill your vision of the perfect day spa experience. Whether you’re a visitor to Parksville, or a local resident, we welcome you for a special day of pampering.
Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west coast way of life. Out here, this is how we travel for work, for fun and sometimes just for the view! Join us for a tour or scheduled flight today and see BC the way we do. You’ve come all the way west, the only direction left to go is up!
Providing quality guided kayak tours from Quadra Island, BC. Join our comfortable Orca Base Camp tour in Johnstone Strait, next to Robson Bight Michael Biggs Ecological Reserve. Kayak in waters where Killer Whales play! Spacious Safari tents & cots, close enough to hear the blows of the Orca! Or experience the un-ending channels and wilderness of Desolation Sound, the Discovery Islands, or the Coastal Inlets on an expedition! Rentals and day tours also available daily at our location
Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School has specialized in bareboat yacht charters, power and sailboat instruction for weeklong sailing adventures along BC’s magnificent coastline! We are ideally located at the head of the Gulf Islands, on Vancouver Island with endless, picturesque cruising as far South as Seattle and as far North as Alaska! Sail with us – we are already there!
Hiking, Paddling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
The original Orca Camp kayak guides, providing memorable & safe guided whale-watching kayak tours on BC’s Johnstone Strait since 1976. Choose a guided whale-watching tour or our Orca Base Camp, next to Robson Bight Ecological Reserve – the best place in the world to see Killer Whales in the wild.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Bed & Breakfasts
From May through October, Haig-Brown Heritage House, nestled on the Campbell River, offers unique Bed and Breakfast accommodations. Three rooms with views overlooking the grounds are available for up to seven guests. The house interior reflects the character and modest lifestyle of the family. The gardens and grounds remain true to what the Haig-Browns originally created and cared for.
Farms & Markets, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Open from May to September,PineRidge is a productive farm, a fully serviced RV park, and a rustic farm market where we sell our own homegrown produce as well as local specialties. We are situated on 70 acres where we have a 5-acre fenced garden, an orchard and greenhouse, and largely undeveloped fields and forest. We are located in the pristine Spider Lake area north of Qualicum Beach near the world famous Horne Lake Caves.
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.
Fishing, Paddling, Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
This B.C. Wilderness resort is an absolute jewel amid one of Canada’s most alluring, pristine environments. Sonora Resort is where uncompromising eco-adventure travel meets luxurious accommodations, unparalleled service and five star facilities.