Dream an island getaway to life in the heart of the Salish Sea. Make that islands, each with a distinct character yet all sharing unspoilt natural beauty and a tranquil pace of life. Everyone sets their clocks to “Island Time,” and that means no fuss, no rush (at least until the next ferry).Explore Our Regions
Discover an ocean-carved land of extremes ranging from mild to wild, cultured to life-affirmingly raw. Backpack in majestic wilderness parks. Marvel at orcas, black bears and the sheer abundance of furred, feathered and finned wildlife. Gaze at distant snowcapped mountains while splashing barefoot along softly curving beaches. Relax, restore and recharge yourself in the region’s cosmopolitan centres, small towns and snug harbours. That’s Vancouver Island.
Destination BC/Graeme Owsianski Broken Islands A legendary Van Isle paddling location, the Broken Islands Group in Barkley Sound bring paddlers in from around the world. Located in Pacific Rim National Park, the 130 square kilometre area features over 100 islands or islets, and on the inside of these the water is mostly calm and perfectly…Read More