Hike or bike to the summit to see gorgeous views of Nanaimo, the Georgia Straight & mainland.
Popular for swimming and beach-going with an easy walking trail around the entire lake
Old growth forest of enormous Douglas Fir - largest is are 800 years old Old growth forest of enormous Douglas Fir and red cedar - the largest is 800 years old, measuring 75 m high with a 9m circumference.
Englishman River Falls
Two stunning waterfalls cascading along the descending riverbed into a deep canyon
Nestled between Tofino and Ucluelet, it’s the largest and longest beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
Wildplay Element Park
Tree canopy obstacle course with zip lines, bungy jumps & a 150 foot swing over a canyon.
Horne Lake Caves
Just outside Qualicum Beach, offering spelunking tours and winner of BC’s Remarkable Experience Award from Destination BC
North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Observe and interact with Vancouver Island wildlife in an 8-acre parklike setting,
Part of Parksville Community Park, remarkable sandy beaches for swimming and beachcombing, as well as a playground and waterpark.
In the Alberni Valley, Sproat Lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, waterskiing, and windsurfing, with two adjacent campgrounds.
A full kilometre of white sandy beaches and the warmest ocean waters in Canada on Hornby Island
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
Along with skiing and snowboarding in the winter, Vancouver Island’s largest year round resort offers mountain biking, hiking, scenic chair rides & more.