Are you eager to take a jump from British Columbia’s highest bungee jumping site? Are you ready to dive off a bridge 53 m (160 ft.) above glacier fed water? If yes, then this rush is for you. Located 15 minutes south of Whistler Village, this bungee jumping site not only offers extreme adrenalin but also the breathtaking views of Cheakamus River and the old growth forests which surround the site. Bungee jumping operates all year round by jump masters with over 17 years experience.
Don Mitchell of Shuswap Lake Motel & Resort gives us advice about snowmobiling in the Shuswap. The season starts near the end of November and can continue until late May. Depths of snow can easily range up to 15 feet in some of the alpine areas and many hills have groomed trails, spacious chalets and good signage for getting around the mountains. Winter in the Shuswap is fantastic with good driving on the roads and temperatures that are easy to bear. Shuswap Lake Motel is a great place to use as a base camp as you explore a different hill […]
Kelowna has many activities to enjoy. Below is a list of just a few. Beasley Park & Beach at Woods Lake – Free – 12-15 min drive from the Borgata Lodge Visit Kasugai gardens located behind City Hall, stand or walk around or sit in the garden to take in all the sights of the waterfall and the koi fish and the ambience. Scandia Games & Mini Golf – Free Entry Modest Fees for your choice of activities. Mini Golf, both indoor and outdoor, Batting Cages, Huge arcades, bumper cars, snack bar, prizes, suitable for all ages and groups. Grand […]
The Skookumchuk Rapids is a beautiful scenic hike. It is about an hour hike in and another hour out. If you time your hike with the tide schedule, you will see the rapids!
A petroglyph is an engraving or carving in stone found on coastal rock faces. Some carvings in British Columbia date back 3000 years. There is an Elasmosaur in Courtenay. This creature is a fossilized Cretaceous era marine reptile that was found along the Puntledge River.
Qualicum Beach has many activities for both tourists and locals. These are just a few samples. Bard to Broadway The 2009 season will be B2B’s 10th year. Enjoy theatre under the big tent all summer. The company presents 4 plays continously all summer long. This is the 7th year of operation and the plays have been playing to sell out crowds since its inception. The Old School House Gallery and Art Centre The Old School House is a hot bed of the best of Vancouver Island art. In addtion to ever changing shows of the work of BC artists, there […]
Prince Rupert receives 2552 mm (99 in.) of rain on average each year. On January 31 1947, in Smith River BC, the temperature fell to -58.9ºC (-74F). The Kitlope Valley, protected as a provincial park in 1995, is the largest unlogged temperate rainforest in the world with an area of over 4000 sq. km (2485 sq. mi.). The official tourism site for the region states that no one lives in igloos.
Port Hardy is at the end of Highway 19 and is 502 km (312 mi.) from Victoria. Not a day trip, but well worth the effort. Most Northwest First Nations celebrate special events by hosting a potlatch ceremony. European missionaries misunderstood it and so the potlatch was banned from 1884 to 1951. You can learn more at Alert Bay‘s U’Mista Cultural Centre.