Ocean

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Surfers at Cox Bay on Vancouver Island

Over 25 thousand kilometres of Pacific coastline, from sandy beaches to dramatic cliffs, shapes British Columbia’s geography and way of life.  A rich ecosystem of fish and plant life, the Pacific Ocean is a source of sustenance and spirit for British Columbia. Explore BC’s Pacific Ocean and coast in the stories below.

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Sightseeing, Beaches & Lakes

Top 5 Places to Experience the Ocean in BC

We asked our Facebook fans for their top spots in BC to enjoy the ocean. Victoria, Vancouver, Johnstone Strait, Haida Gwaii and Tofino/Ucluelet...

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Accommodation

Stay Cosy in These Oceanfront Getaways

Looking to unplug for a weekend? Here are five oceanfront getaways on Vancouver Island, including Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort, Beach Acres...

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Boating

Boating from Campbell River on Vancouver Island

See why Campbell River is a popular boating destination, with three marinas.

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Nature & Wildlife

Telegraph Cove Resort on BC’s Vancouver Island

Gordie Graham, owner of Telegraph Cove Resort on British Columbia's Vancouver Island, discusses the labour of love that is his resort.

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Attractions, Beaches & Lakes, Hiking, Parks & Wilderness Areas

Five Nature Hotspots Close to Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver’s location makes it easy to leave city life behind and immerse in nature. Discover rainforests, mountains, and beaches minutes from...

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Storm Watching, Winter

How to Storm Watch in BC: Enjoying Winter Weather at a Cosy Retreat

Want to weather the storm? Check out these cosy BC retreats perfect for storm watching, including the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino and the Cassiar...

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Fishing, Dining & Culinary Tours

Crabbing on the West Coast of BC

Blogger Lindsay Anderson shares her tips on how to go crabbing on the west coast of British Columbia.

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Whale Watching

How to Go Whale Watching from Vancouver

Visiting Vancouver and want to see whales? You have options! Read about the companies and locations near Vancouver that offer whale watching...

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Sightseeing, Beaches & Lakes

Top 5 Places to Experience the Ocean in BC

We asked our Facebook fans for their top spots in BC to enjoy the ocean. Victoria, Vancouver, Johnstone Strait, Haida Gwaii and Tofino/Ucluelet...

Read the Article

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Accommodation

Stay Cosy in These Oceanfront Getaways

Looking to unplug for a weekend? Here are five oceanfront getaways on Vancouver Island, including Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort, Beach Acres...

Read the Article

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Boating

Boating from Campbell River on Vancouver Island

See why Campbell River is a popular boating destination, with three marinas.

Play Video

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Nature & Wildlife

Telegraph Cove Resort on BC’s Vancouver Island

Gordie Graham, owner of Telegraph Cove Resort on British Columbia's Vancouver Island, discusses the labour of love that is his resort.

Play Video

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Attractions, Beaches & Lakes, Hiking, Parks & Wilderness Areas

Five Nature Hotspots Close to Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver’s location makes it easy to leave city life behind and immerse in nature. Discover rainforests, mountains, and beaches minutes from...

Read the Article

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Storm Watching, Winter

How to Storm Watch in BC: Enjoying Winter Weather at a Cosy Retreat

Want to weather the storm? Check out these cosy BC retreats perfect for storm watching, including the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino and the Cassiar...

Read the Article

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Fishing, Dining & Culinary Tours

Crabbing on the West Coast of BC

Blogger Lindsay Anderson shares her tips on how to go crabbing on the west coast of British Columbia.

Read the Article

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Whale Watching

How to Go Whale Watching from Vancouver

Visiting Vancouver and want to see whales? You have options! Read about the companies and locations near Vancouver that offer whale watching...

Read the Article