The largest island situated on the western side of the America's is Vancouver Island in Canada which covers an area of 32,134 square kilometres. Vancouver Island is separated from the British Columbia mainland from south to north by the Strait of Georgia, Discovery Passage, Johnstone Strait, and the Queen Charlotte Strait.
The city of Victoria which is situated at the south eastern end of the island is the Provincial capital of British Columbia, Canada. Vancouver Island encompasses many smaller communities with varying cultures and traditions, it also possesses a diverse and rugged beauty in the form of mountains, lakes, rivers, and coastline.
From the bustling city of Victoria to the rugged wilderness communities of the north, Vancouver Island is a paradise for anyone seeking a variety of experiences from soft or extreme adventure, wildlife, or just solitude and inspiration.