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Vancouver Island has a large selection of key areas for you to explore.

Ocean Wilderness Country (North Island), featuring Port Hardy and Port McNeill.
Telegraph Cove near Port McNeill is the birthplace of whale watching. Port Hardy is the terminus of the Prince Rupert ferry.
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Fishing Paradise (North Central Island), featuring Campbell River, Comox & Courtenay. Campbell River is the sport fishing capital of BC, famous for its Tyee (Chinook salmon that are more than 13.5 kg (29.76 lbs.).
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Oceanside (Central Vancouver Island), featuring Qualicum Beach, Parksville & Nanaimo. Parksville/Qualicum is famous for its beaches and scenery. Nanaimo may have an amazing dessert named after it, but has much more than that to offer.
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Pacific Rim, featuring Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet & Bamfield.
Whales, storms, Long Beach and some of the most amazing views in the world await the traveller.
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Cowichan, featuring Duncan, Ladysmith and Chemanius.
On the drive from Victoria to other areas of the Island, don't miss the totem poles in Duncan, the murals in Chemainus and the sheltered harbour of Ladysmith.
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South Island, featuring Greater Victoria BC and Sooke.
Tourism opportunities are limitless in Victoria with easy access to the West Coast Trail from Port Renfrew
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The Gulf Islands, featuring unique islands from the northern Malcolm Island to the better known Saltspring Island in the south.
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Mills Landing Cottages & Boat Charters
Mills Landing Cottages & Boat Charters
295 Boardwalk
Bamfield
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Mills Landing is a private oceanfront cottage resort located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. We are on the southern edge of Barkley Sound in the little town of Bamfield. This area, without question, is one of the most productive marine environments in the world. We have some of the west coast's best fishing right on our doorstep.
Heritage River Inn
Heritage River Inn
2140 North Island Highway
Campbell River
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A warm reception awaits you at the Heritage River Inn in Campbell River on Vancouver Island. Spread over two acres of beautiful riverside parkland, our Inn offers a unique retreat for you and your family. Ideally located on the north side of town, we are close to many Campbell River attractions and activities including whale watching, golfing and of course fishing!
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Downtown Campbell River:  4km
Hollyhock
Hollyhock
Box 127, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island
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Non-profit Hollyhock has a spectacular waterfront setting on Cortes Island. A stunning half-hectare organic garden is at its heart with veggies, flowers and herbs harvested daily used in all our locavore, buffet meals. Accommodations include ocean-front to forest cabins and tent sites. As Canada's preeminent lifelong learning centre, we offer a wide range of educational and leadership programs.
Oceanfront Suites At Cowichan Bay
Oceanfront Suites At Cowichan Bay
1681 Cowichan Bay Road
Cowichan Bay
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Our Cowichan Bay suites are equipped with a master bedroom, bathroom, kitchen as well as a comfortable living and dining area. Whether you're looking for an outdoor adventure, romantic getaway, family vacation or a special wedding destination, Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay can deliver in comfort and style.
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Ferry - Vancouver:  43.7km
Airport:  37.5km
Downtown Victoria:  54.3km
Downtown Cowichan Bay:  0.4km
Downtown Metchosin:  52.2km
Blue Owl Bed and Breakfast
Blue Owl Bed and Breakfast
8850 Owl Crescent
Denman Island
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Our B&B is tucked in a private, peaceful little corner on Denman Island. It's a cozy, all-season cottage - just the place to relax, retreat and unwind any time of the year. You are close to parks, trails, the beach and lake. We provide a continental-style breakfast with many choices in your own private setting. Choices include fresh roasted organic coffee, teas, organic juices and local produce.
Page's Resort & Marina
Page's Resort & Marina
3350 Coast Road
Gabriola Island
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Five acres overlooking Silva Bay on Gabriola Island: 1 & 2 bedroom Cottages with kitchen, comfortable living room, wood burning fireplace, large deck with view; campground with showers, laundry & picnic area; Marina with moorage & fuel dock; Activities in the bay include diving, kayaking, fishing, cycling & hikes; minutes from golf, groceries & restaurant.
Page's Inn on Silva Bay
Page's Inn on Silva Bay
3415 South Road
Gabriola Island
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At Page's Inn on Silva Bay, we offer our guests spacious, private oceanfront accommodations in beautiful, peaceful surroundings. All our fully equipped suites and our new executive meeting room have stunning views across Silva Bay and the Flat Top Islands. Our spacious suites include either full kitchens or kitchenettes. Guests can comfortably dine en suite or cook-out on the nearby BBQ.
Bradsdadsland Waterfront Camping
Bradsdadsland Waterfront Camping
2105 Shingle Spit Road
Hornby Island
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Our family oriented camp-resort is on the bluffs above Lambert channel on the west coast of Hornby Island. We offer private, grassy, roomy, sun/shade campsites. We have a strict policy of No music (radios, car stereos, etc) - whispers after 11 PM. We are very busy in peak summer months. Think about coming to our beautiful location earlier in the spring or after Labour Day. We are open all year.
Beaver Lake Resort - Cabins
Beaver Lake Resort - Cabins
8631 South Shore Road
Lake Cowichan
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Beaver Lake Resort is the only full service destination resort in the Cowichan Lake area. Our guests enjoy a wide variety of camping choices from a full service RV campsite, a shady tent campsite to a fully self contained cabin. Whatever your camping desire is, we have it waiting for you. Not only do we have GREAT campsites we also have flush toilets, free hot showers plus much, much more.
Mayne Island Resort
Mayne Island Resort
494 Arbutus Dr
Mayne Island
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Located on Mayne Island in the Gulf Islands, this resort features a full spa. An indoor pool and hot tub are also on-site. Panoramic ocean views are available from each room. The rooms are equipped with large windows allowing for plenty of natural light. A fitness center and steam bath provide guests with ample opportunity for relaxation. Barbecue facilities are available for guest use.
Rosebank Oceanfront Cottages
Rosebank Oceanfront Cottages
2631 Mill Bay Road
Mill Bay
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Nestled in the scenic Mill Bay, only 30 minutes north of Victoria, Rosebank Cottages offer a postcard setting with picturesque privacy and superb surroundings. Beautifully landscaped grounds with a quiet, country feeling, magnificent sunrises and lovely ocean views from all cottages. Come enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday in your private vacation cottage on the beach.
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Ferry - Vancouver:  66.6km
Airport:  61km
Downtown Victoria:  44.3km
Mountainaire Campground and RV Park
Mountainaire Campground and RV Park
1092 Spruston Road
Nanaimo
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Nestled in the woods south of Nanaimo are 40 acres of family fun where you can sleep in the fresh air and awaken to the sounds of nature at the crack of dawn, or the crack of noon, whichever you prefer. Spend the day at the swimming hole swimming and diving or loaf by the pond with your fishing rod. Maybe a nap, then some beach volleyball, and finish the perfect day with dinner cooked over a fire.
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Downtown Nanaimo:  19.1km
Airport:  6.9km
Port O Call Inn & Suites
Port O Call Inn & Suites
505 N Terminal Avenue
Nanaimo
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Our downtown Nanaimo hotel/motel is the perfect destination for a weekend trip or as a stepping stone to Tofino, Uclulet or Victoria. Steps from the Nanaimo Seaside Walkway we offer large family suites with kitchenettes, wheelchair access and 25-inch colour TVs. Queen size and doubles available. We have 42 newly renovated units with eight large family suites. The Pier 97 restaurant is open daily.
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Downtown Nanaimo:  1.3km
Airport:  15.7km
Hammond Bay Oceanside B&B
Hammond Bay Oceanside B&B
3804 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo
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Relax and experience our private beachfront location. Oceanside rooms with kitchen. TV/DVD, queen beds, private bathroom, fireplace, private entrance and patio. Close to amenities, parks and ferry. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Visa and Mastercard. No pets. $115-$140/ night (dbl). Off season rates Nov.1 - May 14. Phone: 250 751-1409 email: hammondbaybb@shaw.ca website: www.hammondbaybb.com
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Downtown Nanaimo:  9.3km
Airport:  22.9km
Glen Lyon Inn
Glen Lyon Inn
6435 Hardy Bay
Port Hardy
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Welcome to a waterfront Port Hardy hotel with modern deluxe hotel rooms and Banquet Rooms situated on beautiful Northern Vancouver Island. All rooms and suites face Hardy Bay and not far from downtown. We have Specials Packages and Discounts that are updated regularly, so make your reservations today. If you have any other questions please contact us.
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Downtown Port Hardy:  1.6km
Haida Way Hotel
Haida Way Hotel
1817 Campbell Way
Port McNeill
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The Haida Way is Port McNeill's most popular Northern Vancouver Island accommodation. At Port McNeill's centre, the Haida Way is within walking distance of shopping, the harbour and the ferry terminal to Sointula and Alert Bay. For your convenience, we offer a full-service restaurant, lively pub and well-stocked liquor store. Approved by BCAA and Tourism BC.
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Downtown Port McNeill:  1.3km
Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge
Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge
1 Lighthouse Road
Quadra Island
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The Laichwiltach people conceived and built a modern, full-service beach-front lodge on Quadra Island. It is one of the few lodges featuring authentic Pacific Coast native architecture, art, and culture based on traditional Kwagiulth historical values. The lodge exudes the warmth of west coast wood construction and features the design of a Kwagiulth "Big House" as the main foyer and lounge area.
Seaview Beach Resort
Seaview Beach Resort
911 McFeely Road
Qualicum Beach
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Located on Vancouver Island's east coast, we are small, pet friendly, & family-oriented. Summer/winter Seaview's guest often return year after year! While only moments away from the amenities of Qualicum Beach, 8 self-contained cottages can be found nestled between a wild river estuary, & a beach. Enjoy an unrivalled view of the Strait of Georgia, Gulf islands, and snowy Coastal Mountains beyond.
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Downtown Qualicum Beach:  4.1km
Oceanside | A Parkbridge Camping & RV Resort, Saanichton
Oceanside | A Parkbridge Camping & RV Resort, Saanichton
3000 Stautw Rd.
Saanichton
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Our award-winning RV Resort is along the shores of the beautiful Saanich Peninsula. Oceanside RV is open year-round and boasts full-service facilities for long-term, short-term and holiday stays. Amenities include 3 separate buildings, all with washrooms, showers and laundries. The office building has a small convenience store. Our functional cookhouse features a large BBQ for group gatherings.
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Ferry - Vancouver:  13.7km
Airport:  8.9km
Downtown Victoria:  22km
Downtown Saanichton:  3.7km
Downtown Sidney:  8.8km
Quarrystone House
Quarrystone House
1340 Sunset Drive
Salt Spring Island
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Quarrystone House is situated on 5 acres on a ridge, with stunning ocean & sunset views to the west & open pastoral views to the east. This dramatic yet peaceful setting creates the perfect escape where you can enjoy tranquil luxury and ensured privacy all year round. Relax on your secluded balcony or soak in your own Jacuzzi tub and enjoy the spectacular sunsets behind Vancouver Island.
Sidney Waterfront Inn
Sidney Waterfront Inn
9775 First Street
Sidney
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Sidney Waterfront Inn & Spa is located on the waterfront at the foot of Beacon Ave, far from the highway noise, in Sidney BC on the Saanich Peninsula twenty mins from Victoria & 5 mins from B.C. Ferries. We are close to Butchart Gardens and 5 mins from the Victoria International Airport. All rooms are fogged with Vital Oxide to kill the COVID-19 virus. Please see our website for more info.
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Ferry - Vancouver:  3km
Airport:  4.9km
Downtown Victoria:  26.9km
Downtown Sidney:  0.6km
Orca Lodge
Orca Lodge
500 First Street
Sointula
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Just 2 1/2 hours north of Campbell River and a 30 minute ferry ride will bring you to the start of your Island Escape. Orca Lodge offers private and exclusive beachfront accommodation in sunny Sointula on Malcolm Island. Your suite at Orca Lodge is so close to the water that at high tide you will feel like you are floating on a boat. At low tide there is an abundance of sea life to discover.
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Downtown Sointula:  1.8km
Sallys Accommodation
Sallys Accommodation
324 Alpine View
Tahsis
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Our Tahsis accommodations are a 3-bedroom house with room to park your vehicle and boat. We are at the end of an adventurous road, with the Tahsis Inlet at our doorstep, opening into the Pacific Ocean. Many activities are available, including Fishing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Hiking, Caving, Quading, etc. The recreation centre has a gym, bowling alley, pool table, indoor climbing wall, and a pool.
Sailcone Grizzly & Orca Safari
Sailcone Grizzly & Orca Safari
Harbour
Telegraph Cove
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We offer you a small comfortable lodge right near Telegraph Cove with friendly people to look after you. Our lodge allows a maximum of 10 guests. 5 Bedrooms with sinks. Twin or double beds. 3 all-service bathrooms. Hot tub. Open June 1 to October 16 for fishing, float plane trips, an dwildlife viewing including Grizzlies, Orcas, Eagles and Black Bears!
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Downtown Port McNeill:  245km
Downtown Telegraph Cove:  40km
Seine Boat Inn
Seine Boat Inn
60 Fir St.
Alert Bay
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Our Alert Bay Inn is just steps from the ferry dock, shops and restaurants, and is built out over the beach and the ocean, providing spectacular views and a unique sensory experience of wind and waves beneath your feet. The name of the Inn honours the fishing boats and the people who crewed them, that created and still sustain this small and colourful village.
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Downtown Port McNeill:  13.7km
Downtown Telegraph Cove:  36km

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