• 12 Days of Christmas

    Day 12 -12 Days of Christmas

    There are many ways to experience Vancouver Island North. We put together a pretty terrific Twelve Days of Christmas from the North Island to inspire… Read more »

  • Kayaking the North Island

    KIngfisher Kayak Adventures

    Sit yourself in a kayak, surround yourself with water and prepare to be dazzled. Paddlers looking to experience the area around North Vancouver Island from… Read more »

  • From Undersea to Mountaintop

    Waterfall - San Josef - Cape Scott Park - BJerritt

    On Highway 19 heading north to Cape Scott Provincial Park, at Vancouver Island’s northern tip, it’s astounding to see the jagged peaks of the Vancouver… Read more »

  • Eco Adventure in Orca Country

    There’s no carbon footprint left by the human steam powering a kayak paddle through the clean, calm waters of the Johnstone Strait. Port McNeill, in… Read more »

  • Rich First Nations Culture

    Cultural Centres Sun - Christina Cook-

    Part of the North Island’s Artistic Wealth Some call Alert Bay on Cormorant Island the last authentic fishing village on BC’s coast. It’s definitely the… Read more »

  • Visiting the Great Bear

    Bear on the beach - Image B. Jerritt

    With a name like the Great Bear Rainforest you just know it’s going to be good. The Great Bear Rainforest lies just off the northern… Read more »

  • Secrets of September

    Vancouver Island North offers visitors many secrets to discover and September is the optimum time to explore as it offers the most diverse and active… Read more »

  • Meet Mike Willie

    Mike Willie of Sea Wolf Adventures

    Meet Mike Willie, owner of Sea Wolf Adventures, an aboriginal tourism and water taxi business located in Port McNeill, British Columbia. Mike is a member… Read more »

  • Go Fishing: a Tasty Souvenir


    Fishing is as much a part of Vancouver Island North as the sun and the moon. The waters surrounding the northern tip of Vancouver Island,… Read more »

  • Bere Point Orca Rubbing Beach


    A rare and wonderful sight to experience! Friends of the Wild Side have been researching orca rubbing behaviour for nearly twenty years. When orcas approach… Read more »

  • Meet Tundra the Wolf & Gary Allan

    Tundra the wolf in snow photo-sally-allan

    Tundra the wolf – an 85 per cent wolf-dog and her pack member Gary Allan have long been fixtures on the North Island. The pair,… Read more »

  • The Reason You Can’t See to the Bottom


    The Reason You Can’t See to the Bottom Today’s blog post is taken from The Marine Detective here on Vancouver Island North.  Also known by… Read more »

  • Picking God’s Pocket


    Don’t be fooled. You might think it hardly sounds like a world class diving destination. It’s cold, and visibility is limited. But for those willing to… Read more »

  • Walking With Giants

    Boardwalk trail - hiking - Cape Scott Park - BJerritt

    Hiking around the northern tip of Vancouver Island is an opportunity to awaken your senses.  The richness of this region is one that truly can… Read more »

  • No Two Days Are The Same

    Salmon Fishing Vancouver Island North

    Buckle up and settle in for the fishing expedition of a lifetime. The story of fishing on Vancouver Island North is one that starts long… Read more »