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FOUR AMAZING TOURS experience them all! whale watching

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Tofino’s whale specialists since 1984

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Destination dining Lunch, dinner, bakery Delicious, fresh, unique European wood-fired oven Local ingredients Great wine list & beer selection Patio

7217 Lantzville Road, Lantzville (5 min. North of Nanaimo)

Guided Segway Tours The best way to explore Victoria • Nanaimo

“A Real West Coast Fishing Experience!”


250-723-8313 (all year) • Toll Free: 1-800-663-7192 (April - September)

Archipelago Wildlife Cruises — Step aboard our spacious 53 foot motor yacht to view whales, bears, sea lions, seals and other wildlife in comfort. Our interpretive tours include a cruise through the breathtaking scenery of the Broken Group Islands and a gourmet meal while at anchor. We also offer Evening Cruises and Private Charters.

Frances Barkley — Cruise spectacular Barkley Sound on the Frances Barkley. There are year-round sailings to Bamfield, and June-September sailings for Ucluelet and the Broken Group. You can also rent kayaks, book a stay at our scenic Sechart Lodge in Barkley Sound, or make a reservation for our convenient Sechart-based connector water taxi. Visit our website for full schedule details.

Country Maples RV Resort – Is near the town of Chemainus, approximately 14 km north of the City of Duncan. Nestled along the Chemainus River, Country Maples is buffered by old-growth forest. With your choice of camping areas and a variety of amenities, this resort is a friendly and welcoming destination. A swimming pool, mini-golf course, two playgrounds and an arcade mean there’s fun for the whole family, and the resort is also located close to a variety of golf courses. Popular activities at Country Maples include movie nights, pancake breakfasts, quilting bees, bingo and special dinners. Build memories season after season while experiencing idyllic Island life at this quaint resort.

McKenna Sportfishing — With over 20 years of professional fish guiding experience, owner Kevin offers you the best possible fishing adventure on Vancouver Island. He has an excellent reputation for being one of the top fish producing guides in Port Renfrew. Kevin targets halibut and salmon from April 15th through October. Adventure in comfort in his fully insured boat that is Coast Guard approved. Kevin would love to share his knowledge of the waters with YOU!

Nootka Marine Adventures - Your West Coast Adventure Starts Here! With three resorts on Vancouver Island’s West Coast, guests may take advantage of serviced RV & camp sites, lodge accommodation, chalets, Mongolian yurts, boat rentals, fuel sales, moorage, marina services, launch ramp, fish processing, a fully licensed restaurant and many other visitor conveniences. A variety of activities and custom packages are available ranging from: chartered salmon & halibut fishing, historic & wildlife tours, caving, ocean kayaking and more. Book your West Coast Adventure today!

Tour The Farm, Hug The Lambs, Milk The Goat, Bottle Feed A Calf, Count The Chicks, Ride The Ponies. Spend Quality Time on the Farm 250-248-2408 • 1692 Errington Rd., Errington

Vancouver Island’s first and only Segway Tours 250.418.0812 • 1.888.809.4285


many varieties of smoked salmon

6856 S. Island Hwy. Buckley Bay Ferry Landing April to Sept 9 - 6 and Oct to March 10 - 6

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Nile Creek Fly Shop - In our 10th year we find out that we are the most unique and pure fly shop in Canada. We are committed to sharing more fun and memories by using not only the best products available but by creating relationships and memories. All our guided Salt Water adventures will bring you home again....Pink, Coho, Chinook, or Chum Salmon off the local beaches. Year round opportunities for Steelhead, Trout or Salmon in Freshwater top off what is already exceptional . Canada’s largest selection of Switch and Spey rods, for the fly tier there is no place like it. Call or email for details. •

NORTH ISLAND WILDLIFE RECOVERY CENTRE Public Viewing and Gift Shop Open March (Spring Break) through December Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Eagles • Owls • Turkey Vultures • Black Bear • Hawks • Falcons & More! Phone 250-248-8534 • 1240 Leffler Rd. Errington BC

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1-888-534-7422 • 1-250-725-2700 • 561 Campbell St., Tofino

Fanny Bay Oysters Seafood Shop — Fresh Oysters, Clams, Mussels and Live Crab. Seasonal fresh Scallops, Shrimp, Prawns, Halibut, Cod, Rockfish, Sole etc… Exotic fresh and frozen seafood when available, such as Ahi Tuna, Mahi Mahi etc... In store made Sushi, Salad Rolls, Chowder, Seafood Quiche, Smoked Salmon and Oyster Pate. Mixes, Marinades, Sauces, Seasonings and all kinds of hot sauces for all tastes. We provide ice and properly package orders for travelers.

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North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre — Visit the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre for close-up viewing of non-releasable wildlife. You will see some of our magnificent Vancouver Island raptors, our resident black bear, Knut, and more. Our facility also includes the Museum of Nature, ECO Centre, the Learning Centre, Canada’s largest Eagle Flight Cage, and the Vancouver Island Black Bear Rehabilitation program. Pedego Electric Bikes — “Hello fun!” Explore Oceanside on a Pedego Electric Bike for the freedom and fun of being a kid again! Soar up hills, sail into strong headwinds with power to spare. Rent a bike, (and a trailer for the kids) join us on a fabulous tour, or purchase one of your very own! Like having fun? A Pedego Electric Bike will rock your world!



Holiday Trails

living the dream...


RV Resorts

Fun for the Whole Family

Open all year round Choose between treed or open campsites 160 sites • Heated outdoor pool Mini Golf • Clubhouse • 2 playgrounds • Video arcade Horseshoes • Exercise room • On-site general store WiFi • Washrooms / Laundromat

• RV, Camp Sites, Lodge Suites & Yurts • Guided Fishing Charters, Boat Rentals & Boat Launch • Full Service 70 Slip Marina • Gas, Diesel, Bait & Tackle • Licensed Restaurant

Seasonal Rates Now Available • Boat in • Drive in • Fly in | 1-877-337-5464

For Reservations go Online or Call 250-246-2078 •

Broken Group Islands & Evening Cruises


• Rod rentals • Tackle & licenses • Kids fish for FREE!


Open all year during daylight hours. 100% locally owned and operated. Wilderness camping Kayak transport Remote surfing drop off Electric boat harbour tours

Give us a shout at 250-725-8844 • 1-866-794-2537 or visit us online at

The Discovery Fishing Pier


• Exceptional Fresh English Style Fish and Chips • 35 Different Wraps • Over 28 flavours of hard ice cream • Featuring our delicious handmade waffle cones Open Dawn to Dusk - 7 Days a week


Ride the Glide, Segway Tours and Events — Vancouver Island’s only Segway Tour Company! Our family owned and operated company can’t wait to share our passion with your family and friends! Come! Glide with us and experience the unique and amazing feeling of riding a Segway! We offer Segway tours in Nanaimo & Victoria, with more locations to come. Pre-book your guided tour online or by phone with us today! Riso Foods — Destination dining off the beaten track, but just 5 minutes north of Nanaimo in the village of Lantzville. Treat yourself to a feast on your holiday. Handcrafted Italian inspired cuisine using fresh ingredients from local farms will excite your taste buds. Enjoy hand-stretched pizzas from our wood-fired oven, deliciously prepared non-medicated meats, sustainable seafood, as well as artisanally crafted breads and fantastic desserts. Our friendly staff is excited to take care of you. Wed to Sun: Lunch 11:30 to 2, Dinner from 5, Bakery all hours. Connect with us on Trip Advisor, Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram. 250-390-0777

St Jean’s Cannery & Smokehouse — Take an old family recipe for natural wood smoking & curing, combine it with fresh Pacific seafood, and you have the

Begins Here!

655 Island Highway, Campbell River 250-286-6199

beginning of a family business that has flourished onVancouver Island for more than 50 years. St. Jean’s success has been achieved through a relentless commitment to quality, sustainability and transparency. In fact, we still hand-pack our canned seafood to ensure you get the very best quality in every can. Our local, wild-caught specialties include: Pacific Albacore Tuna, Pink and Sockeye Salmon and Smoked Pacific Oysters, cooked only once during the canning process and hand-packed without water or oil in BPA-free cans. Visit one of our island locations today for a large selection of gift baskets and beautiful cedar gift boxes or order online at

Tiger Lily Farm — Tiger Lily farm barnyard and trail rides offers a hands on farm experience to folks of all ages. Try your hand at goat milking then bottle feed a calf. A pony ride is included with admission for the youngsters. Trail rides can be reserved for people over the age of 10. Enjoy the scenery of the forest from horseback!

Subtidal Adventures — Discover more with Subtidal Adventures. Possibilities include Gray, Humpback and Orca Whales, Black Bears, Sea Lions, Seals, Eagles, and Sea Otter. “Whale Watching” March to October, “Bear Watching” May to September, “Islands and Sea Things” May to October, and winter “Island Sunset” or “Harbour Sunset” cruise. Zodiac and cabin cruiser. Book on-line or by phone.

Tofino Water Taxi — Whether it’s cruising to the Big Trees Trail aboard our zero emission electric boat, or heading up to the Hot Springs in our comfortable & spacious 33 foot cabin-style, high speed cruiser; we are Tofino’s marine transportation solution. We’ll take you places you’ve never been before. Fully licensed, insured, and Transport Canada Safety Certified.

The Discovery Fishing Pier — Is Campbell River’s landmark and Canada’s longest public and first salt water fishing pier. Fishermen experience amazing success at Discovery Pier, which is less than 100 feet from the shoreline. Enjoy good food and huge ice cream cones. You will enjoy the area’s best up close views of killer whales, cruise ships and other water and marine activity as you stroll down the walkway. Wheel Chair Accessible. Lots of parking.

Skydive Vancouver Island — Adventure meets freedom at Skydive Vancouver Island! Whether skydiving is on your bucket list or you’re celebrating a milestone, skydiving is an opportunity to create your own story from 10,000 feet above the beaches of Qualicum. #AwesomeHappensHere.

Your Adventure — Tofino’s most recommended saltwater & freshwater fishing outfitter since 1996. Salmon, hallibut, steelhead trout. Private and shared charters. Professional guides. Full service tackle shop. Online reports and specials. The trusted leader in Tofino sport fishing.

The Whale Centre — Cruise through the spectacular waters of Clayoquot Sound in search of whales as they journey northward during their annual migration. Experience the thrill of seeing otters, bears, birds and whales in their natural habitat. Along the way take a detour to the Hot Springs Cove and experience a true west coast safari.


The Possibilities are endless

• Bird/Bear Watching • Camping • Cruises • Accommodations • Fishing • Eagles/Owls • Farm Animals • Kayaking • Food • Horseback Riding • Hot Springs • Seafood • Segway Tours • Sightseeing Tours • Skydiving • Whale Watching And Much More

“Extraordinary Fishing Adventures” • Professional Salmon and Halibut fishing in beautiful Port Renfrew on the West Coast of Vancouver Island • Coast Guard approved and fully insured • A member of Port Renfrew Chamber of Commerce • Your guide, Kevin will take you on and off the water safely • Book now! • 250-647-0123

Come Fly with Us Tandem Skydiving • Exhilarating • Empowering • Serene • Lifetime Experience Redeem this ad for a Free T-Shirt with your Tandem Skydive!

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702 Memorial Ave., Qualicum Beach 844-738-9333 | | 250-738-9333 Pedego Electric Bikes — “Hello fun!” Explore Oceanside on a Pedego Electric Bike for the freedom and fun of being a kid again!

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