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Aquariums, Zoos and Critters (7)
Aquariums, zoos, wildlife refuges, petting zoos and farms
Museums (6)
There are lots of museums across Vancouver Island, from the forestry museum in Duncan to the dinosaur museum in Courtenay to the Wax museum in Victoria and Cumberland's mining museum. Every town has one, enjoy each one.
Parks (3)
Provincial, Regional and Private parks on Vancouver Island


Adventures Horne Lake popular

9 out of 10 stars (1 vote)

Voted "Best Natural Outdoor Site in BC" by Attractions Canada! Thrilling underground trips range from mild to wild. Hourly guided tours, crystal-filled rooms, fossils, marble passages, even rappel an underground waterfall! Camping available, canoe / kayak rentals.

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Milner Gardens & Woodland popular

9 out of 10 stars (3 votes)

A seaside garden set in a natural coastal Douglas-fir woodland in Qualicum Beach

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Wild Pacific Trail popular

10 out of 10 stars (1 vote)

Located in the District of Ucluelet is a seven phase trail system skirting the rugged cliffs and shoreline of the westcoast of Vancouver Island. Overlooking Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands to the east and the open Pacific Ocean to the south and west

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Alberni Valley Heritage Network

The beautiful Alberni Valley is home for some of Vancouver Island's premier heritage and adventure tourism attractions. Maritime heritage, First Nations culture and art, steam trains and steam sawmill

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Church And State Wines

Church And State Wines, Coyote Bowl Vineyard, award winning VQA quality wine vintages, tasting notes and ratings, tastings in Victoria Canada or buy wine and gifts online.

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Discover The Past - Tours in Victoria

Ghostly Walks and history tours in Victoria British Columbia Canada with historian John Adams explore Old Town, Chinatown, city sights.

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Fisgard Lighthouse

Fisgard Lighthouse Historical Site Victoria Vancouver Island

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Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens

Woodland Gardens has one of the largest rhododendron collections in Western Canada with over 3000 varieties. It is also home to a multitude of native plants, birds and wildflowers. Its 24 wooded acres are covered with bark mulch paths and many water feature. It is recognized as one of the world's finest informal show gardens.We invite you to explore our website and look forward to seeing you at the gardens.

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Lady Rose Marine

The Lady Rose is a 100 passenger and cargo transportation vessel operating in Barkley Sound, British Columbia Canada. Charters to Port Alberni, Bamfield and Ucluelet. Rent an ocean kayak. West coast trail drop off and pickup. Experience a part of BC marine history

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M.V. Uchuck and Historic Nootka Sound

Year Round Passenger & Freight Service to Nootka Sound and Kyoquot Sound Ports

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Merridale Estate Cidery

5 out of 10 stars (1 vote)

We grow apples. We know cider. Estate cidery and bistro in the Cowichan Valley

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Miniature World Victoria

Victoria Attractions Miniature World Tourist attraction in Victoria, BC, Canada! See 80 miniature displays of places, events and themes in fantasy and history. Extraordinary miniature dioramas

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Nanaimo Art Gallery

What started out over 30 years ago, as a space to display works by fine arts students at Malaspina University-College, has grown into a Nanaimo cultural institution. Overlooking the City of Nanaimo, Strait of Georgia and the Coastal Mountains, the Nanaimo Art Gallery's uptown Gallery is located on Malaspina University-College Campus. The downtown Nanaimo Art Gallery venue is located on Commercial Street in the heart of the revitalised city centre.

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Riptide Lagoon Adventure Mini Golf

9 out of 10 stars (1 vote)

Adventure mini-golf near Parksville BC, golf leagues, groups and parties, fundraising and family fun

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Tally Ho Horse Drawn Carriage Tours

Victoria BC's original horse drawn carriage tours and horse drawn wagon tours since 1903. Offering horse drawn Victoria carriage tours, horse drawn Victoria wagon tours, Victoria sightseeing tours and Victoria guided tours, in the City Of Victoria BC, Canada.

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The Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens offers 22ha (55 acres) of wonderful floral display located in Greater Victoria on Vancouver Island. The family's commitment to horticulture and hospitality continues to this day.

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up your media, your vancouver island apple technician

Up Your Media is Vancouver Island's mobile Apple computer specialist. Regularly scheduled service calls to the West Coast, Port Alberni, Duncan, Cumberland, Parksville Qualicum and Nanaimo. Macinstosh computer repairs, training, upgrades and support.