We’ve handpicked the very best of what makes this city and region so special – both on and off the beaten path – so you can travel like an insider in Vancouver!
Vancouver’s Capilano Suspension Bridge is easily one of the city’s top attractions, offering unparalleled views over the Capilano Canyon from the lofty heights of a series of bridges. Around the holidays, however, the views are even more impressive, when the entire park is lit up in the annual Canyon Lights show.
There are several ways to reach Victoria on Vancouver Island, but only one of them is done with unparalleled panache. If you’re looking for a unique day trip to Victoria by Seaplane and Ferry from Vancouver with a touch of luxury, this is your best choice.
There are plenty of places in the city of Vancouver where you can drink local wines, but for an even more intimate look at where those wines come from you need to get into British Columbia’s countryside. One great option is Fraser Valley.
Witnessing wild, endangered animals in their natural habitat is an important experience, and our Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver offers a respectful observation of one of nature’s finest creatures. The tour is exactly as described: a boat tour into the calm seas between Vancouver and Vancouver Island in search of orcas, in addition to porpoises, sea lions, seals and eagles.
OK, Vancouver Island, it’s time to get wild. With wildlife adventures, that is.
In this guide to wildlife adventures on Vancouver Island, we’ve scouted out three ways to explore the creatures native to the areas around Victoria and Nanaimo.