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.
For two weeks every September, Vancouver becomes a hotbed of avant-garde theater, when the annual Vancouver Fringe Festival takes over stages all around town. Whether you’re an experienced “Fringer” or a Fringe newbie, here’s your guide to the Vancouver Fringe Festival.
One hour north of Vancouver, the mountain town of Squamish is a popular destination for all sorts of outdoor activities. It’s got great breezes for windsurfing and kiteboarding, plus numerous places to go hiking. If you’re thinking about a foot-powered exploration into the mountains north of Vancouver, these tips on where to hike in Squamish can help you get started.
When a tour starts and ends with pastry, that’s my kind of tour. I’d been to British Columbia’s capital city of Victoria several times, but I hadn’t done much exploring outside the downtown area. When I considered the Tastes of Victoria “Beans and Bites” tour, the idea of doing that exploring by bike – while stopping for food and drinks – sounded like a great way to spend a Sunday morning.