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A complete list of experiences on Vancouver Island, from beaches to waterfalls. This interactive adventure map will help you discover new places to explore while on Vancouver Island.
Experiences

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Ucluelet Harbour Kayak Tour 3
Immerse yourself in some of British Columbia’s most spectacular seascapes—and enjoy an active way to explore—on this small-gr...
4h zodiac tour campbell river 4
Discover some of British Columbia’s most scenic and unspoiled stretches of land and water—and admire its wealth of wildlife—o...
2 Hour Evening Adventure Kayaking Tour
Spend two hours of comfortable paddling in the world-renowned Johnstone Strait. The magic of golden evening light will add to...
beer tour
Art & beer are two of the best windows into the local soul of a place. The art reflects the local moods, the culture, the...

Picture this: winding paths that lead you through lush forests, up mountain peaks, and right down to a secluded waterfall.

And oh, the beaches! Whether you’re a sun worshipper, a sandcastle builder, or a sunset chaser, you’re in for a treat. Imagine soft sand beneath your toes, the ocean’s melody in your ears, and the scent of salty air filling your lungs.

And let’s not forget about those fun stops along the way! Quirky roadside attractions and hidden gems that you’ll stumble upon when you least expect it. Who knows, you might even find your new favourite spot!

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Matheson Lake Trail view
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Matheson Lake
Metchosin
jumping in sooke potholes
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Swim At the Potholes
Sooke
A first-person view of a hiker's feet standing on the edge of a narrow, deep crevice in the ground. Located at the Abyss in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. The image shows one foot on slightly over the gap, which is lined with moss and contrasts with the rough, textured surface of the rock. The perspective emphasizes the depth and darkness of the crevice below.
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The Abyss Nanaimo
Nanaimo
Sunriver Nature Trail Old growth tree along the Sooke River
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Sunriver Nature Trail
Sooke
1950's fire lookout at the top of Mount Manuel Wuimper
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Mount Manuel Quimper
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Seattle ferry
Taking a day trip from Seattle to Victoria, Canada has never been easier. Leave from downtown Seattle to Vancouver Island abo...
caving e1
Explore the marble passages and crystal caverns created by the ‘Ice Age’ on this guided, 3-hour caving and hiking expedition....
Victory Charters boat 2
Catch Cleaning & Fileting Rods, reels & Tackles 5hr- 12hr options 12 person 50'boat Nearshore Fishing, Offshore Fishi...
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Vancouver Island is known for producing great wines in a beautiful environment. Visit well-regarded wineries on the Saanich P...
5 star whale tour
Go whale watching in Victoria on a 12-passenger boat that’s designed for seeking out whales and marine wildlife on Vancouver ...
zodiac whale watching
Admire native marine wildlife in the waters of British Columbia on this 3-hour whale-watching adventure in Victoria. Hop aboa...
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Delve into the colourful past of Canada’s oldest Chinatown in Victoria, British Columbia. This guided walking tour will lead ...
gulf island multi day paddle tour
EXPLORE GULF ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK RESERVE! An introduction to paddling & navigating in a coastal environment. Get ready ...
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Soar over downtown Victoria and its surrounds on a thrilling, 20-minute seaplane flight! Take to the skies right from the wat...
Snow showshoeing tour
Highlights: Beautiful, surreal winter scenery A local naturalist guide highlighting the nature around you Vancouver Island's...

Big Lonely Doug and Eden Grove

20 minutes past Avatar Grove is Canada's second tallest Douglas Fir known as Big Lonely Doug, a waterfall and a lesser known Eden Grove

Location

Port Renfrew

Length

5km

Activities

Hike, Adventure

Difficulty

Easy-Moderate

Visitors sand and take photos at the base of Big Lonely Doug with new growth trees around the giant Douglas Fir Tree in Port Renfrew
Trail map and where to park when hiking to Lonely Doug and Eden Grove

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