Vancouver Island has attracted artists, craftspeople, nature lovers and other people seeking a less hectic pace of life. Visitors will notice fewer people with cellphones glued to their heads and the overall friendliness of the island's residents.
Vancouver Island Canada Location
Vancouver Island Geography
Getting to Vancouver Island Canada
HeliJet offers helicopter service between Vancouver and Victoria.
By far the most popular way to travel to Vancouver Island is by ferry. BC Ferries provides service to Vancouver Island from Seattle, Washington, and numerous ports on the BC mainland.
Things to Do on Vancouver Island
Victoria, in the South Island, is British Columbia's capital and a vibrant harbour city.
Sooke and Sidney, also in the South Island are popular seaside towns with gorgeous scenery and fine food dining.
Tofino on the Pacific Rim rivals any city in the world in terms of natural beauty.
Chemainus is a quaint, seaside village located in the Cowichan Valley, a region known for its food and wine. Chemainus is famous for its public art and wall murals.