• Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island Holidays

The largest island on the west coast of North America, Vancouver Island is home to untouched scenery, fresh ocean air and incredible wildlife.

Whether you want to fish, hike, mountain bike, surf or kayak, this is a land for the active and those who want to be at one with the great outdoors. Explore the 12 square miles of unspoiled nature and wilderness, see grizzly bears wander the dense landscapes and spot magnificent whales cruise the waters at the Pacific Rim National Park. Uncover quirky communities, quiet fishing villages and diverse ecosystems in this natural haven.

Once you've enjoyed all that Vancouver Island has to offer, head to central Vancouver for a slice of city life, or venture to Banff, the heart of the Rockies. 

Destination Highlights
  • Incrediable whale watching
  • Explore wineries and distilleries on the Island
  • Discover the unique Aboriginal culture of Vancouver Island
  • Take to the water kayaking and canoeing

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Unique River Tents, Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, Vancouver Island

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Canada

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Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

The Oswego Hotel

Victoria

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The Oswego Hotel

Painter's Lodge

British Columbia

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Painter's Lodge

Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

Vancouver Island

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Black Rock Ocean Front Resort

Time Zone

GMT -8 hours

Flight Time

Approx 11.5 hours; Air Canada offers and indirect service via Vancouver, Calgary or Toronto. Delta also offers indirect service via Seattle.

Currency

CAD - Canadian Dollar

Visa Information

Ensure you have a valid ETA prior to travel

Language

English

Health Information

No vaccinations required

Our Vancouver Island destinations

a large brown bear walking across a grass covered field

Vancouver Island

Campbell River

Campbell River
a large body of water

Vancouver Island

Tofino

Tofino
a close up of a flower garden

Vancouver Island

Victoria

Victoria

Types of Vancouver Island holidays

Parliament Buildings Inner Harbour

Vancouver Island Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays
Black Bear

Self Drive Vancouver Island

Self Drive Vancouver Island

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