Where To Find the Best
Vancouver Island Outdoor Adventures


Located in British Columbia (BC), Vancouver Island on Canada's incredible West Coast, is bursting with natural beauty and adventure, making it a perfect British Columbia vacation destination.

Conde Nast Traveler says: "Top North American Island" (8 years in a row). And... voted "One of the Top 12 Islands in the World."

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We're Susan and Graeme...22 YEARS HERE and counting!

As longtime residents, we're still enjoying tons of great Island adventures and we keep uncovering cool adventures, great places to stay, hidden beaches and more!

We've explored this Island - top to bottom, side to side - so we know firsthand where the awesome adventures are! BUT... we're still finding incredible tucked away gems!

Take a look at our Vancouver Island Map to see what we look like!

DID YOU KNOW... Tofino, on our western coast, is the WINNER of TripAdvisor's Best Beach in Canada 2011 Traveller's Choice Destination Award!

NEW! Book a Victoria BC Walking Tour With Us

Coming to Victoria?
Join Susan on the best guided walking tour of this charming Canadian city -- the only tour where you'll experience Afternoon Tea at the historic Empress Hotel! Discover the unique history of the Island's largest city. Book with us at Real Victoria Walking Tours.
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Some of those most memorable adventures are off the "beaten path!" On our site, we'll tell you where to find:

  • Fantastic Hiking
  • Great Camping
  • Hot Fishing Spots
  • Top Golf Courses
  • Awesome Kayaking
  • Cozy Cabin Rentals
  • Our Best Beaches
  • Hidden Adventure Gems

Welcome to our site... The Web's #1 most comprehensive, easy guide to all things Vancouver Island.

Come On Out! We've Got Your Adventure!
Susan & Graeme

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Vancouver Island Adventures Blog
Our Vancouver Island blog keeps you up-to-date on our latest adventures, new travel information, and changes to the vancouver-island-adventures.com Web site.
About Vancouver Island
Interesting facts about Vancouver Island, your British Columbia vacation destination. All the information you need, including a map of Vancouver Island.
All About Vancouver Island Weather
Want to find out about Vancouver Island weather? We live here, so we'll tell you exactly what to expect and how to dress for it!
British Columbia Facts - More on Vancouver Island's Location
Here are some helpful British Columbia facts to guide you to the beautiful outdoor adventures of Vancouver Island.
Looking for a picture of Vancouver Island? Check out our photo gallery!
If you're looking for a great picture of Vancouver Island, you've come to the right place. We're collecting photos from all over the Island so you can check out this jewel of the Pacific!
Vancouver Island Camping: Our Top Picks ForThe Best Spots
Our guide to Vancouver Island camping, in beautiful British Columbia. From private campgrounds with every amenity to secluded wilderness tenting spots, here's our favourite spots!
Discover the Best Hiking on Vancouver Island
Experience the best of British Columbia hiking on Vancouver Island. We tell you the best hiking to do on the Island and hiking tours that are offered. Learn more about hiking the West Coast Trail.
Vancouver Island Fishing - The Best Places to Catch The Big One
Vancouver Island Fishing - We've experienced it, so we'll tell you where to find great salmon charters, fishing resorts and remote fishing lodges. Time to catch the Big One!
Year Round British Columbia Golf Course Adventures...Only On Vancouver Island!
Look no further than Vancouver Island for your best British Columbia golf course adventures! We'll tell you where to find the best golf courses and golf resorts on Vancouver Island.
Best Sea Kayaking Vacations Found On Vancouver Island
Discover Canada's best sea kayaking vacations on Vancouver Island! We recommend great guided kayaking tours so you can start paddling.
Surfing Vacation Vancouver Island - Hang Ten Off Some of Our Best Beaches
Looking to surf? Discover what a surfing vacation Vancouver Island can offer. From hard-core wilderness surfing to family surf lessons, come out and discover our world-class waves and beaches.
River Rafting BC: We Uncover Vancouver Island's Best White Water Rapids!
Searching for a river rafting BC adventure? Vancouver Island has some excellent spots for all your rafting adventures. We'll tell you where to find it and more!
British Columbia Skiing: Vancouver Island's Mt. Washington
One of the best British Columbia skiing destinations - Vancouver Island! We've got two mountains offering powder and the most temperate climates in Canada!
Vancouver Island Snorkeling & Diving - The Best Spots
Want to try out some Vancouver Island snorkeling and diving? Snorkel with salmon and seals. Check out some of the best dive and snorkeling charters we've found.
Vancouver Island Whale Watching Adventure
Everything you need to know about your Vancouver Island whale watching adventure. We tell you where to find the best whale watching tours and where to find the whales!
A Vancouver Island Long Beach Storm Watching Adventure
Try something wild. Come and experience a Vancouver Island Long beach storm watching adventure! We'll tell you why it's great and where to find oceanfront accommodation right in front of the storms!
Vancouver Island Bear Watching Tours: Our Top Picks
Vancouver Island bear watching tours is another incredible experience! Out here on the Island we’ve done our research and have picked the best tours to take.
Go Inside Vancouver Island - Our Best Cave Tour Adventures
Looking for a great cave tour adventure? Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada has some of the best caves in North America! We'll tell you the best ones to explore on the Island.
Our Guide to Zip Line, Bungy & Other Adventures at the Island's Wild Play Parks
We'll tell you where to find zip line adventures on the Island, including bungy jumping and other aerial adventures.
Vancouver Island Hot Springs - Where to Find Them and Where To Stay
Vancouver Island hot springs - Our report on two very good Island hot springs for a steamy wilderness adventure.
A Vancouver Island Dinner Cruise - Celebrate All Your Adventures!
Experience an elegant adventure aboard a Vancouver Island dinner cruise! We'll tell you where to find wonderful dinner cruises in and around Victoria, BC.
Best Food and Wine Tours - Discover our Outdoor Culinary Adventures
We've discovered some great food and wine tours on Vancouver Island! We'll tell you where to find culinary adventures with seaweed, wine and more.
Vancouver Island Wineries - Our Guide To The Best
Here's where to check out some of the top Vancouver Island wineries that offer free vineyard tours and wine tastings.
BC Off Road Adventures on Vancouver Island
Find your perfect BC off road adventure on spectacular Vancouver Island! Find some of the most diverse off-road experiences anywhere! Here's where to get off the road and see it all.
Our Pick For The Best Guided Motorcycle Tour of Vancouver Island
How about a motorcyle tour of an island in the Pacific? Come tour beautiful Vancouver Island on a Harley-Davidson. We'll tell you the best company to go with.
Vancouver Island: One of The Best Family Vacation Spots in The World!
Looking for some of the best family vacation spots in the world? Here's our Top 10 reasons to pack up the family and visit Vancouver Island, Canada! Voted one of the best 12 Islands in the World.
Vancouver Island Adventure Summer Camps - Paddle, Climb and Explore!
Looking for some good adventure summer camps for the kids? Check out our guide on the best Vancouver Island summer camps.
Make Vancouver Island your driving vacation destination
Make Vancouver Island your driving vacation destination. Discover all the unique cities and towns on the Island! Highlights of where to eat, what to see and do.
Vancouver Island Hidden Gems - Our Top Picks
Looking for the best Vancouver Island hidden gems? We’ve found them, and it’s easy because we live here. Check out our favorite Island attractions.
Vancouver Island Bed and Breakfast - Our Picks For Good Eats, Good Sleeps
Looking for a Vancouver Island Bed and Breakfast? We've hand-picked the best ones all over the Island. From Victoria BC to Tofino BC, we've found the best and friendliest B&Bs!
Your Vancouver Island Resort Vacation - Our Favourite Resorts
Looking for the perfect Vancouver Island resort? We uncover our favourites and tell you where to find the best resorts on the Island!
Find the Best Beach on Vancouver Island - Our Personal Top 5 Favourites
Wondering where to find the best beach on Vancouver Island? Check out our Top 5 beaches and start planning!
Victoria BC Hotels - Our Guide on Where To Stay
Looking for Victoria BC hotels? Our easy guide gives you our top picks for best modest and luxury downtown Victoria hotels.
Best Cabin Rentals Vancouver Island Offers
We uncover the best cabin rentals Vancouver Island offers. We've visited each of these cabins and they're worth a vacation stay!
Our Guide to Eco Lodging on Vancouver Island
Prefer eco lodging on Vancouver Island? If you'd rather stay "green" then check out our up-to-date eco lodging info.
Best RV Rentals Vancouver Island Offers
If you're wondering about rv rentals Vancouver Island has to offer, we've put together a guide for where to locate them!
Flights to Vancouver Island - Our Easy Guide on How to Get Here
Wondering about flights to Vancouver Island? Check out our easy guide for flying to Vancouver Island.
Vancouver Island Ferry Information-How To Get Here And Start Your Adventures
All you need to know about Vancouver Island ferry travel. We give you schedules, routes and our tips for catching the ferry to Vancouver Island!
Vancouver Island Map and Tips for Your Driving Tour
Don't get lost! A Vancouver Island map and driving guide to help you find the best adventures Vancouver Island has to offer!
Winter Olympics Vancouver BC - Right Next Door to Vancouver Island
The winter olympics were in Vancouver, BC - next door to Vancouver Island! Check out more of the Island's adventures for your next visit!
Living on Vancouver Island... Play Here, Stay Here.
Interested in living on Vancouver Island? We'll tell you some of the best places to live on Vancouver Island and more.
Travel Sites We Like
We've gathered some links to other adventure and travel sites you might like.
Vancouver Island Adventures.com - Testimonials from our Readers
Testimonials for Vancouver-Island-Adventures.com. Check out what our visitors are saying about us, and bookmark us for reliable Vancouver Island travel info.
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