Between Victoria and Nanaimo on the east coast of Vancouver Island, the Cowichan enjoys Canada’s warmest mean temperature and is a haven for birdwatching, outdoor activities, and exploring local farmers markets.
Southern Vancouver Island is anchored by British Columbia’s capital city of Victoria. On the west coast, near Sooke, you’ll find windswept beaches and fishing opportunities minutes from the dock.
Cowichan and Southern Vancouver Island is a destination for food and wine touring, whale watching, and ocean adventures of all kinds.
Eager for a getaway? Look no further than Victoria for three days of culture, natural beauty, food, and drink.
In BC, Indigenous artists are working to restore their creative heritage through wood, glass, silver, paint, and textiles.
4-6 days / 190 km (118 mi)
A Vancouver Island road trip for travellers with special mobility needs.
Autumn brings a bountiful harvest to BC. Here are five places where you can experience it.
Explore these three BC cities with a fresh perspective—and find new activities and adventure around every corner.
Don't-miss gardens in Victoria and Vancouver.
Looking to get outdoors in Victoria? Head out on the Galloping Goose and Lochside Trail Systems, from downtown to Sooke and Sidney.