The Cape Scott Trail is a 47km hiking adventure through lush rainforest, sand dunes, stunning beaches and interesting history in Cape Scott Provincial Park, at the very northwestern tip of Vancouver Island. Discover everything you need to know about this spectacular multi-day hike!
Hidden in the deep green valleys of Vancouver Island’s Strathcona Park is the Della Falls trail to Canada’s highest waterfall. Read about our experience and follow the guide to visit Della Falls yourself
A cathedral of magnificent trees on Vancouver Island, Carmanah Valley is a magical place for any nature lover to visit. A pilgrimage is definitely worth making despite the more difficult access. Here’s everything you need to know
With so many pristine natural areas (and over 3000km of coastline!), Vancouver Island is the perfect place to go camping. Read on for a complete guide to camping on Vancouver Island, including 25+ of the best campsites, insider tips and essential safety advice
Discover 15 magical places to see magnificent big trees around Vancouver Island, British Columbia, ranging from magical old growth groves and remote valleys to coastal hiking trails and scenic campgrounds
Short on time but want to experience the magic of Vancouver Island’s West Coast? Discover 11 fast and fun Tofino hikes which showcase the ancient rainforests, golden sand beaches and incredible panoramic views of this beautiful area.
Perched on the western edge of Vancouver Island, the village of Tofino may be small but it is an easily accessible gateway to raw beauty, unique heritage, outdoor adventure and fascinating wildlife. Whale watching in the waters around Tofino is a particularly popular way to explore this beautiful coastal landscape.
Most visitors to Vancouver Island see only Tofino and Victoria – great combination – but Vancouver Island has MUCH more to offer! See the magnificence of Vancouver Island without the crowds on these three road trip itineraries.
Victoria Island and Vancouver Island are commonly mistaken for each other but are actually quite different places. Located in the Arctic, Victoria Island is incredibly difficult to get to. Wonderfully wild Vancouver Island, however, is just a hop, skip and a jump away from the mainland of British Columbia.
A land of misty mountains, azure lakes and rugged coastal scenery, the province of British Columbia is a pretty romantic place without even trying! Here are our top picks for romantic getaways in British Columbia, Canada.
In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, I’m sharing my favourite places and moments of life and travels in this incredible country with you. Maybe some of these adventures are on your own Canadian bucket list?
Newcastle Island is a little haven from Nanaimo’s city bustle and makes for a lovely day or afternoon trip from Vancouver Island, especially for paddlers and hikers
An annual show with hundreds of exhibitors, the Vancouver Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show was not only fun, but also inspiring. Here are the top reasons why!
Wilderness, wildlife and outdoor adventures all wrapped up in one stunning place! Why Vancouver Island should be on your ‘must visit’ list
The Circlet Lake Trail is a 23km loop in Strathcona Park, Vancouver Island. There are magnificent views of Mount Albert Edward and camping facilities at Circlet Lake
There’s more sun, sea and sand in British Columbia than you may expect. Here are some of the best beaches we have come across in this beautiful province, ranging from rugged and wild black rock studded beaches to long swathes of sand ideal for sunbathing!
With beautiful views, well-maintained facilities, a convenient location and just the right amount of challenge, the Sayward Canoe Circuit is a great choice for a paddling trip for novices and veterans alike. It’s a unique Vancouver Island paddling experience to rival other canoe trip experiences in British Columbia.
They say the best things in life are free; it’s absolutely true on Vancouver Island, Canada. Here’s all the details of how you can explore this beautiful place for free
The strangest winter season ever, a road trip, a move to the sub-arctic plus a whole lot more adventure! Here’s the highlights of our year
There’s more to Vancouver Island than meets to the eye