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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Storm Watching in Tofino Its beaches and rain forests make Tofino one of BC's most sublime warm-weather environments; come November, the rampant fury of its coastal storms is an even more extraordinary experience.
  2. Enjoying the rustic charms of the Gulf Islands Whether you choose well-developed Salt Spring Island, pretty Galiano Island, historic Mayne Island, beachy Pender Island, or remote Saturna Island, you'll find a wealth of experiences.
  3. Exploring the Cowichan Valley With excellent food, wine, and First Nations culture, the valley makes a great excursion from Victoria for foodies or families.
  4. Traveling to Sooke and Beyond Bike or hike along the Galloping Goose Trail to Sooke, or drive scenic Highway 14 to the wilderness beaches and trails of the island's southwest coast.

When To Go

When to Go

July and August are, not surprisingly, peak season on Vancouver Island. That's when the weather is fine, and all that hiking, camping, boating...

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