Coast & Mountains: This region embraces the cosmopolitan attractions
of Greater Vancouver and the Lower Mainland plus the spectacular and challenging
adventure opportunities available in the Sunshine Coast, renowned Whislter Resort,
the fertile Fraser Valley and the mighty Fraser Canyon. Go scuba diving, river
rafting, hiking, sailing, kayaking, boating, golfing, bird watching or skiing
on world-famous mountains. Ride an historic steam train, take a harbour tour,
browse through art galleries and unique and quaint shops. This region has it all.
Come visit us and enjoy a wonderful stay!
Vancouver Island - Gulf
Islands - Discovery Islands - The Islands: The largest and most populated
of the Islands is Vancouver Island (32,261 sq km - 19,356 sq mi) The distance
by car between the south and the north is of 502 km (301 mi). Travel to Vancouver
Island is fast, convenient and relaxing. Many types of transportation are available
throughtout the island, such as ferry, air, motorcoach and rail. BC Ferries provides
transportation service between Vancouver and Vancouver Island, as well as to the
Gulf Islands, the Sunshine Coast, the Inside Passage, the Discovery Coast Passage,
and the Queen Charlotte Islands. Mayor airlines have frequent scheduled flights
from Seattle and Vancouver directly to Victoria International Airport or Victoria's
Inner Harbour which connect with major cities to other Island communities. Charter
flights reach the most remote fishing camp.
Thompson Okanagan: Located in central British
Columbia is one of the world's most beautiful and pristine places, Thompson Okanagan.
The Thompson area, is known as High Country and the Okanagan Valley is BC's fruit
and wine country. This region offers wonderful sites to see and activities to
do. A land of bountiful vineyards, warm crystal lakes, historic gold-mining towns,
rushing rivers, deep winter snow, high mountain peaks, orchards laden with peaches
and cherries, beautiful hills, green grasslands, fertile valleys and steep-walled
canyons. From Valemount in the north to Osoyoos in the south and Spences Bridge
in the west to Malakwa in the east. Along with hundreds of lakes combined with
one of the finest weather in BC makes the Okanagan Valley an excellent vacation
destination, whether going houseboating on the Shuswap, river-rafting on the Thompson
or taking a winery tour in the Okanagan. Come visit us, there's something special
B.C. Rockies: Has
one of nature's most spectacular scenery - the mountains of the B.C. Rockies -
is a breathtaking experience. Mountain peaks tower above lakes, dominating the
skyline in almost every direction. High in the mountains, glaciers give way to
beautiful alpine meadows and trees, dense wilderness forests cover the lower hills,
and valleys are carpeted with colourful summer wildflowers. This region offers
wonderful sites to see and activities to do. Whether you go scuba diving, river
rafting, hiking, sailing, kayaking, boating, golfing, bird watching or enjoying
the many natural hot spring pools in the area, there's always something for everyone.
Come visit us, you'll enjoy your stay!
Chilcotin Coast: The discovery of gold in the Cariboo in 1862 brought
many adventurers from around the world. They travelled the Cariboo Waggon Road
between Lillooet and Barkerville and along the way towns sprang up. This stunning
and beautiful wilderness boasts 8,000 lakes and 17,000 km of rivers and streams;
a land of dramatic scenery, rugged landscapes, thick forests, fantastic rock formations,
mountain peaks covered with vast ice fields and alpine meadows. From semi-desert
terrain, to canyons, to flat grasslands, to private coves and inlets, pristine
beaches and rocky shores. The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast offers many challeging opportunities
for outdoor adventurers: - Fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, canoeing,
sailing, snowmobiling, dogsledding, birdwatching, gold panning, great hiking and
wildlife viewing. Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is situated in central British Columbia,
nestled between the Cariboo Mountain Range on the east and the Pacific Ocean on
the west, approximately 400 km north of Vancouver. The region covers around 12,600,000
hectares (over 31 million acres). Visitors will enjoy all amenities and service
facilities, excellent accommodations, from luxury resorts to quaint lakeside cabins,
and fine dining and shopping.
British Columbia: Heading north, along British Columbia's interior highways,
you will discover some of the most spectacular scenery with beautiful mountains,
rivers, lakes and forests. More than 500,000 sq kms (195,000 sq mi) of wilderness
for you to explore. Drive the Alaska Highway through the wilderness area of British
Columbia to the Yukon and Alaska, passing through many interesting and historic
cities and towns.
Much of Northern BC is preserved and protected by a system
of provincial parks. Many of them accessible only by horseback, charter plane
or on foot to idyllic lakeside campgrounds with all amenities. Northern BC offers
exciting adventure opportunities: - white-water rafting expeditions, multi-day
horse-back riding pack trip, fly-in fishing excursion, abundant wildlife &
birdlife, or hiking through the many wilderness trails.