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Vancouver Island - British Columbia


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Coastal Temperate Rainforest
Vancouver Island Trees


Tofino / Pacific Rim National Park

Tofino beach - Vancouver Island At the Beach Tofino beach - Vancouver Island Beach Tofino beach - Islands Evening view of some small islands Tofino beach - Vancouver Island View the next morning at low tide
Tofino beach - Vancouver Island People walking out to the island to see it's abundant marine life. Tofino beach - Vancouver Island View of a hotel from the water Driftwood - Pacific Rim National Park Driftwood along the beach in Pacific Rim National Park Driftwood - Pacific Rim National Park Building cabins in the driftwood


Vancouver Island Information

Location

Vancouver Island is an island on the west side of British Columbia, Canada.

Interesting Facts
  • The Coastal Temperate Rainforests are caused when moisture laden ocean breezes strike steep coastal mountains, causing 130 inches of rain per year.
  • During the winter in the Pacific Rim region, storm watching has become very popular as a spectator sport.
Things to See

Tofino - Pacific Rim National Park

Victoria, Butchards Gardens

Explore the remote parts of the island

Wildlife: whales, seals, bears, sea lions, deer...

Things to Do whale watching, hiking, fishing, surfing, sightseeing , ocean kayaking, golfing, surfing
Where to Stay For a unique experience, you should spend at least a couple nights in the Tofino area, either Tofino, Ucluelet or Pacific Rim National Park. Victoria is also a beautiful choice.
More Info

Vancouver island's climate is quite a bit milder than Canada's average. The temperate of the sheltered side can vary considerably from open side of the island.

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/bc/pacificrim/index_e.asp



Victoria

Houseboats near Fishermans Wharf - Victoria harbour
Houseboats near Fisherman's Wharf
Victoria Buskers Buskers entertaining on the waterfront Butchard Gardens Butchard Gardens Butchard Gardens - viewed from victoria harbour
View through the hedges at Butchard Gardens

 

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