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Popular stops on Vancouver Island

Top places you don't want to miss when visiting Vancouver Island

Vancouver Islands most popular tourist stops that shouldn't be missed

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Victory Charters boat 2
Catch Cleaning & Fileting Rods, reels & Tackles 5hr- 12hr options 12 person 50'boat Nearshore Fishing, Offshore Fishi...
Head out into the Salish Sea from Nanaimo in search of the abundant wildlife that inhabits the area. Your guide is an experie...
Bites and sights victoria tour (1)
This tour is designed to get the most out of a small amount of time. It combines food, drinks, boats, stories and conversatio...
Goin Coastal Fishing Charters catch
You Keep Catch Catch Cleaning & Fileting Rods, reels & Tackles 4hr, 5hr & 8hr options 6 person 26' boat Inshore F...
Victoria Photographer
Localgrapher is the largest network of professional photographers and videographers with more than 600 destinations around th...
Reel Time Fishing Charters catch
You Keep Catch Catch Cleaning & Fileting Rods, reels & Tackles 4hr, 6hr & 8hr options 6 person 26' boat Nearshore...
Discovery Island SUP 5-day tour Discovery island lodge
WELCOME TO THE DISCOVERY ISLAND LODGE! The 5-day paddleboarding adventure will take place on Quadra Island and includes 4 nig...
full day grizzly bear tour bear fish
See grizzly bears in the wild on a small-group boat trip to the traditional territory of the Homalco First Nation. Raised vie...
Castles Hoods Legends - Bike Tour 4
Spin through downtown Victoria on two wheels and discover top city attractions with ease on this Victoria Castles and Neighbo...
Tour one of Victoria’s most stately and popular attractions in a unique way with a pedicab tour to Craigdarroch Castle. Enjoy...

Scenery, shopping, adventure, there is so much to do. Let’s hope you booked enough vacation time to see everything! Take it easy and smell the roses at one of British Columbia’s top attractions, The Butchart Gardens. then stroll through unique shops in the oldest Chinatown in the whole of Canada!

Take an afternoon and go up the island to experience the Malahat Skywalk! Words truly can’t express the views you get from a top this completely accessible attraction, set within the gorgeous arbutus trees of the area.

Enjoy seafood along the world-famous Fisherman’s Wharf, or use the Trans Canada highway as your ticket to countless hikes and waterfalls throughout the rural towns of Vancouver Island. Experience some of the largest trees within Canada and marvel over their sheer size and beauty.

Check your way through our list or create your very own Bucket List! There is so much to see on this big beautiful island!

Small Alley - Fan Tan Victoria BC
Rising Tide Coastal Adventures catch
Pickup Included You Keep Catch Catch Cleaning & Fileting 4hr, 5hr & 8hr options Rods, reels & Tackles 6 person 22...
Malahat Skywalk Tickets
One look at the Malahat SkyWalk’s sweeping views and visitors are instantly in awe. The striking 10-story spiral tower brings...
Explore Vancouver Island's magnificent scenery on a full-day, private tour from Victoria to Englishman River Falls, Little Qu...
forest bathing
Immerse yourself in the temperate rainforest as your guide leads you through a forest bathing exercise. Experience nature fro...

You’re planning a trip and you want to see the créme de la créme of Vancouver Island. You’re in the right place – here you will find our list of the most popular stops to visit on Vancouver Island. Some you’ve maybe heard about, and a few that may surprise you. 

Vancouver Island does not short on fantastic, interesting, and charming places to see. Steeped in rich first nations history and a landscape to die for, you will most definitely find a few places to rave about when you reminisce after your trip.

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