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Paddle’ n’Go offer stand up paddleboarding (SUP) lessons, tours, and fitness classes for all levels and experiences. We are young, we love people and nature, safety is the priority in every aspect of all our programs. We begin by providing participants with the best gear and most high-performance SUP boards. Our professional team consists of experienced men and women who have a profound knowledge base. Each team member must go through Paddle Canada certification program each season.
Adrenalin, Hiking, Attractions, Parks & Wilderness Areas
Explore the Hidden Gem of Vancouver Island, now open year-round. Winner of BCs Remarkable Experience Award and ranked #1. Explore this park in 3D – either hiking the beautiful rainforest Fossil Trail or venturing underground. Start your journey with a short discovery walk through the forest to reach the cave entrance. Here youll begin a fascinating subterranean experience. As you step away from the emerald forest and deeper into the cave, a new world of crystal formations, marbled surfaces and ancient fossils reveals itself. Test your personal limits using ramps, ladders and slides to navigate passages through a variety of caves. Feel the cool air. Listen to the sound of your guides voice, the steady drip of seeping surface water or the rumbling of an unexpected waterfall. Turn off your headlamp to heighten your senses and absorb the power of complete darkness. Spelunking feeds every appetite, from mild to wild. Its an intense, wild and transformative adventure!
Spas & Wellness
The Spa Magnolia is Victoria’s chic urban spa located in the heart of downtown Victoria. Merging luxury with certified organic products we offer the very best in massage, facials, body treatments and pedicures!
Welcome to CycleTreks, located in beautiful Victoria BC. We offer a variety of full service bike tours, using top quality equipment, for cycling enthusiasts with all levels of riding ability. We have everything from single day bike rentals and guided tours around Victoria, to exhilarating, fully inclusive, multi day guided bicycle adventure tours on Vancouver Island and the Southern Gulf Islands.
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.
We excel at providing private, customized tours and excursions for you, your family or small group. Corporate introductions, airport transfers and ski transfers to your ski resort are just some of the services we provide. We will provide you with a customized itinerary for your trip in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, or even further afield to Seattle or The Rocky Mountain National Parks. We want your time with us to be memorable, so we will help suggest to you activities, accommodations and dining options for your stay. 1 day, or multi-day trips with your personal guide are our specialities. We can provide services in English, Dutch, German, & French Spanish, Portuguese, Ukrainian and Russian are available upon request
Boating, Bed & Breakfasts
Please come and join us for an overnight experience you will not forget! Our 1944 converted tugboat is simply gorgeous! Includes 8 state rooms, 6 bathrooms-5 with showers, large salon, 900 sq’ deck and hot tub. French Moroccan chef and so much more! Come sleep right on top of the water with gentle swaying, 360 degree outstanding views. We have a fine dining restaurant on board by reservation.
Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
YOUR ADVENTURE IS OUR PASSION! Join us on a fun, educational, ethical, safe and professional Whale Watching & Wildlife Safari. Connect with nature as you quietly observe Orca (Killer Whales), giant Humpback whales and other marine mammals in their natural environment. Absorb this unique ecosystem, while you travel in Comfort with Campbell Rivers premier tour operator on our comfortable covered boat with multiple viewing decks & on board washroom. Our onboard Marine Naturalists deliver an unparalleled experience that showcases our connection to wildlife and the world in which we all depend. From late August through to October, venture deeper into the wild of British Columbia, on our awe-inspiring Grizzly Bear Excursion. Watch bears in their natural habitat from safe viewing platforms along the banks of glacier fed rivers. Learn about the bears and their habits from the Homalco First Nations who will be your guides while on land in their traditional territory. WIR SPRECHEN DEUTSCH!
Boating, Fishing, Sightseeing
Salmon Halibut and Tuna sports fishing on Vancouver Island. Come enjoy spectacular British Columbia coastal fishing and scenery with a professional fully certified guide.
Hiking, Paddling, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Sechart Lodge is located at the site of BC’s first whaling station and is the closest accommodations to the world famous Broken Group Islands. Be adventurous and spend your days kayaking, hiking or beach combing. Put your feet up by the fire, watch wildlife from the bear watching deck or soak in the hot tub while watching whales. Rent from our fleet kayaks and canoes or bring your own. The lodge is accessible by boat or air. You can travel to Sechart on the scheduled sailings on the Frances Barkley, or if the schedule is not convenient consider our water taxi. All rooms are equipped with a sink. Washrooms and shower facilities are share. Meals are included in the rates.
Mussels & More Pottery is Canada’s Largest working pottery studio. We specialize in making high end Nautical Themed Pottery. Come visit our gift shop were we sell our pottery as well as other exquisite works of art and a treasure chest of Silver Jewelry. At prices that would make a pirate pay rather than steal. Studio tours available upon request.
The Ou is a contemporary art space that hosts monthly exhibitions featuring local & international artists, live performances & an artist residency in the heart of the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island.
Art Galleries, Theatre & Performing Arts
Vancouver Island’s Theatre Destination. We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada, Vancouver, and Vancouver Island. Enjoy theatre to the fullest, with our terrific complements: The Playbill Dining Room, with live music and show-themed buffet; and The Gallery Gift Shop, featuring the art of BC artisans.