” No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell “. ~ Jewish Proverb
Northern Vancouver Island can be accessed with day trips from Nanaimo, where the adventures you’ll find are definitely well worth the drive. Have you ever been spelunking? What is spelunking? It is the exploring of wild cave systems, while here on Vancouver Island known as “Island of Caves”. The caves here are comparatively well developed due to high rain fall volumes, dense vegetation, soil cover and mountainous topography. Exploring these karst ecosystems can be very exhilarating! Horne Lake Caves offers both guided and self guided tours.
Enjoy mountain exploring both in summer and in winter seasons! Check out Mt. Washington Alpine Resort in the winter, the finest skiing, snow-boarding, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling around. In the summer, the mountain is incredible for hiking and mountain biking. Hike the fascinating trails of Strathcona Park. While in the Comox Valley, check out some world class golf, local market, galleries and of course the famous Filberg Festival.
In Campbell River, Saratoga Speedway provides lots of family fun with go carts, racing and monster trucks. The Discovery Islands is on the inside passage between Vancouver Island and the mainland and is great for enjoying kayaking, fishing and site seeing the Islands natural beauty!
Do you have a passion to experience whales and bears up close? Want to capture the perfect memories on your camera? Telegraph Cove is the perfect remote destination and Stubbs Island Charters offers daily excursions to experience this heaven on earth!
Welcome to Port Hardy, “where the highway ends and the wild adventures truly begin”! Port Hardy is a humble fishing town found at the most northern tip of Vancouver Island. It attracts adventure enthusiasts seeking the wild outdoors of San Joseph Bay, and Cape Scott Provincial Park. Cape Scott is known for its haunting old growth forest and white sand beaches. Attracting experienced rugged hikers and beach combers from all over the world!