Northern Vancouver Island

Rugged beauty and outdoor adventure

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Icon-PopularAreas-NorthernVancouverIslandNorthern Vancouver Island is for getting lost in nature: kayaking with orcas, grizzly watching, caving, fishing, scuba diving, and skiing.

This area of British Columbia is still a wilderness of rugged beauty that rewards explorers with solitude, secluded beaches, and glimpses of wolves, eagles, bears, even cougars, in their natural habitat. You can also learn about the area’s rich Indigenous culture and hike the northern tip of Cape Scott Trail.

Northern Vancouver Island

The upper third of the North America’s largest island is unspoiled and largely undiscovered, yet it’s just a day’s travel from Vancouver, Victoria, and Seattle. The area also stretches past the shores of Vancouver Island to include Broughton Archipelago, BC’s largest marine park, and magnificent Knight Inlet. 

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Telegraph Cove, Vancouver Island

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Kenmore Air

Airlines

Victoria

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Bluewater Adventures

Boating, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours

North Vancouver

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Kenmore Air

Airlines

Victoria

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Wild Pacific Sailing – Day Tours

Adrenalin, Surfing, Wildlife Tours

Ucluelet

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Schoen Lake Provincial Park

Parks & Wilderness Areas

Woss

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Maple Leaf Adventures

Boating, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours

Victoria

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Storey's Beach, northern Vancouver Island | Northern Vancouver Island Tourism/Kimberley Kufaas
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