Sightseeing on Vancouver Island
Coastal British Columbia
Much to See, So Little Time
region is well know for its Wilderness and Wildlife. Since
northern Vancouver Island is a Rain Forest Area it has mild
weather most of the year. So as long as you have a Windbreaker
or Rainjacket you can explore the abundant Wilderness in search
of that special bird on your list, or the little gecko and
of course a healthy population of black bear.
about Beachcombing? Let the children turn over the rocks and
look for Crab and Eel. Walk on the sand and be surprised
by a squirt from a shellfish beneath, and of course there
is always some kind of "floatsom" brought in with the tide.
A great education stop
is the Quatse
Salmon Stewardship Centre
in Port Hardy.
for an Indoor Experience? How about visiting a Heritage
or Cultural Centre.
see what you are looking for? Just ask us, we are here to
provide information about the area. Or once your are here
just ask any passerby and they will gladly give you suggestions!
are guides who will take you to tour the local forests, learn
about flora and fauna, seek out and learn about local wildlife.
These guides can also take you to see local attractions in
all North Island Communities: museums, art galleries, historic
villages, Native Cultural areas, Whale Interpretive Centre
in Telegraph Cove.
SELF-DIRECTED OR UNGUIDED TOURS:
There are many sightseeing tours you can do on your own such
as visiting Sointula, on Malcolm Island, or Alert Bay, on
Cormorant Island, or Telegraph Cove, a tiny boardwalk community,
or Fort Rupert, a native village near Port Hardy. On the drive
to Port Alice you may see a black bear. Have a picnic on Storeys
Beach, there are many trails for you to explore.
to see you soon