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  • Great Things to Do on Vancouver Island

    Right over on the extreme west coast of Canada you can find Vancouver Island. In fact it is the largest island on the Pacific Coast and is immensely popular with residents and visitors alike. Because of its geographical position Vancouver…
  • Exploring the Shipwrecks of Vancouver Island

    British Columbia has been cited as one of the most beautiful places on the planet in terms of natural beauty.  It attracts visitors of all types with the abundant wildlife, lush rain forests, exciting snow-capped mountains, wonderful beaches, and scenic…
  • The Pacific Rim National Park

    Many people visiting Vancouver Island do so for the breathtaking natural scenery. Vancouver Island displays nature in its most raw form, and it is all awesome. None more so than the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. This impressive chunk of…
  • Eating on Vancouver Island

    Vancouver Island has a cool Mediterranean climate and plenty of rain. There is an abundance of rivers that have created rich farmland, as a result of the deposition of silt on their flood plains. This means that plenty can grow…
  • Vancouver Island’s Fishing Industry

    Many people come to Vancouver Island attracted by the water that both surrounds it and the water within the island. People are attracted by the visiting wildlife and many people take the chance to go whale and dolphin spotting. The…
  • Deforestation on Vancouver Island

    There is so much natural forest in Canada that it has some of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. The economic value of logging has left the country with difficult decisions to make. Should it take advantage of…
  • Vancouver Island as a Tourist Destination

    In recent years, more tourists are being welcomed to Vancouver Island. In the past people were scared that large numbers of people would endanger the rare ecosystems. However the financial reward is so great that the money earned from tourism…
  • The Foragers on Vancouver Island

    Foraging is the hunting of natural food resources and it can include the natural animals of an ecosystem or its plant life. While most people look on foraging in a positive light there has to be a balance as over…
  • Exploring Strathcona National Park

    Strathcona National Park is the oldest Park in British Columbia having been designated in 1911. The Park is situated virtually in the centre of the Island and is highland dominated by mountain peaks and covers an area of 250,000 hectares.…
  • The Cowichan River Provincial Park

    The Cowichan River Provincial Park is situated on the south of Vancouver Island just to the south of the city of Duncan. This 750-hectare area stretches almost 20km from the village of Lake Cowichan to Glenora. The park follows the…