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BC Ferries Tri Island Ferry Service Northern Vancouver Island

The Tri-island ferry service by BC Ferries provides transportation of passengers and vehicles between the communities of Port McNeill on northern Vancouver Island, Sointula, and Alert Bay.
An iconic image of the Broughton Strait, the BC Ferries Quadra Queen II plies the waters between the coastal communities of Port McNeill on Northern Vancouver Island, Sointula on Malcolm Island, a ...
Town Of Port McNeill Northern Vancouver Island

A prime destination set in the heart of the wilderness, Port McNeill is a small town and hub for Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
A rustic town set in the wilderness of Northern Vancouver Island and fringed by the Pacific waters of the Broughton Strait along the Inside Passage, Port McNeill is a hub for the area. As well as ...
Orca Whales Spyhopping Johnstone Strait BC

Two cute northern resident orca whales poke their heads out of the water in Johnstone Strait, BC - a typical trait called spyhopping.
There eyesight is said to be as good above the water as it is under water. Orca Whales will sometimes engage in a spate of spyhopping activities for play or just to check out the surroundings. ...
Inside Passage Sailing British Columbia Canada

A beautiful sailing destination, the British Columbia, Canada portion of the Inside Passage can sometimes be shrouded in fog during late summer and fall.
Appearing from beneath a veil of fog and heading into Broughton Strait from the Queen Charlotte Strait, Pultenay Point is a welcome sight. The Inside Passage of British Columbia, Canada is a popul ...
Johnstone Strait Sailing Vacation British Columbia

Many coastal communities play host to travellers sailing in Johnstone Strait during a vacation in British Columbia.
The coastal waters of British Columbia are an outstanding sailing destination. Such a diverse number of attractions such as the magnificent scenery of the coastline indented by many coves and bays ...
Northern Vancouver Island Artist Community

Each year the artist community on Northern Vancouver Island display their works of art at the annual Arts and Crafts Fair in Telegraph Cove.
Telegraph Cove is a magical setting for the annual Arts and Craft Fair which attracts many artists and craftspeople from the communities in Northern Vancouver Island area. The Northern Vancouve ...
Picture Of A Mystic Orca Whale

A mystic animal, an orca whale lives in a matriarchal family group which exhibits their own unique dialect and social behaviors.
A magnificent and mystic animal, the Orca whale, which is also known as a killer whale is a frequent visitor to the waters off the coast of Vancouver Island. Orca Whale (aka Killer Whale) off N ...
Vancouver Island Vacation Nimpkish Lake

A vacation destination for locals and tourists, Nimpkish Lake is situated on Vancouver Island surrounded by the rugged beauty of the wildness of the North.
During the summer vacation months, the shores of Nimpkish Lake are abuzz with the sounds of holiday makers who are drawn to the beauty and serenity of Northern Vancouver Island. Camping, Nimpki ...
Sunset Dolphins Johnstone Strait BC

A group of pacific white sided dolphins play in Johnstone Strait at sunset just off the coast of Vancouver Island.
They are extremely playful animals but sometimes pacific white sided dolphins can pester larger whales with their playful antics. As a humpback whale was feeding at sunset, a large group of dolphi ...
Whale Watching Tour From Telegraph Cove

Orca whale watching tour off Vancouver Island from the tiny community of Telegraph Cove in British Columbia.
One of the mainstay industries in Northern Vancouver Island, besides logging, is the tourism industry and in particular whale watching and nature tours. A tour can be taken from Telegraph Cove, Po ...
Orca Whale Breach Vancouver Island

The power and beauty of an orca whale is seen as it breaks the water in a breach off Vancouver Island.
The Northern Resident Orca whales, spend most of the summer off the coast of Northern Vancouver Island. Among some of the usual social behaviour exhibited by these whales is breaching, spyhopping, ...
Dolphin And Whale Watching Tour

One of the attractions for tourists to Northern Vancouver Island is the plentiful wildlife and many tours are offered including for dolphin and whale watching.
During a visit British Columbia, be sure to include a trip to Vancouver Island where you can embark on a dolphin and whale watching tour from either Victoria, Campbell River, Telegraph Cove, or Po ...
Pacific White Sided Dolphin

A playful pacific white sided dolphin cruises through the flat waters next to the boat off Northern Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
Often nicknamed Lags because of the cumbersome scientific name, Pacific White Sided Dolphins are the most common dolphin seen along the coastline of British Columbia, Canada. Pacific White Side ...
Raft Cove Provincial Park Coast BC Canada

The ocean pummeled coast at Raft Cove Provincial Park on the West Coast of Northern Vancouver Island, BC.
Raft Cove, Raft Cove Provincial Park, West Coast, Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Travel Destination Port McNeill

A popular travel destination for kayaking and wildlife watching, Port McNeill is the second largest town on Northern Vancouver Island.
The accommodations and amenities in the town of Port McNeill make it a great starting out point for a kayaking adventure or sailing excursion. This travel destination has an array of accommodations from Bed and Breakf ...
Travel Destination Telegraph Cove Vancouver Island

A popular travel destination on the northern end of Vancouver Island is the boardwalk community of Telegraph Cove.
For an array of recreational activities in a remote and unique location, Telegraph Cove situated on Northern Vancouver Island is the ideal travel destination. Everything can be found there from ...
Cute Dogs Northern Vancouver Island

Dogs make great pals when exploring the wilderness setting of Northern Vancouver Island.
Mans best friend .. these cute dogs would go anywhere with their owner! Enduring a bumpy crawl up a steep logging road which features a host of deep drainage channels - these dogs where still exci ...
North Vancouver Island Winter Snow Picture

After a winter storm in the north end of Vancouver Island, snow coats the trees and landscape.
Usually prone to a lot of rain, the northern tip of Vancouver Island has the occasional snow storm during the winter months, leaving the landscape looking more like a winter wonderland. Ice cry ...
Vancouver Island Whale Watching Tour

An unique historic tour boat keeps its distance from a small pod of killer whales off the coast of Northern Vancouver Island while passengers onboard get a good look from the deck.
Even on a foggy morning a watching tour departs from Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island with a cargo of eager passengers. Whale watching tour boat from Telegraph Cove, Northern Vancouv ...
Northern Resident Killer Whales Vancouver Island

A social species of dolphin, the northern resident killer whales often interact with boats in some way during a whale watching tour off Vancouver Island.
There are two main groups of orcas seen in the waters off Vancouver Island, namely the Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whales. Another species are the transient killer whales who are not ...
Northern Vancouver Island Killer Whale Watching

The graceful Killer Whale, also known as Orca, is the largest member of the Dolphin family.
The graceful Killer Whale is also known as Orca is the largest member of the Dolphin family. On the Northern end of the Vancouver Island is found the Northern Resident Killer Whales who spend the ...
Killer Whale Watching In British Columbia Canada

One of the best places in Canada for killer whale watching is on Northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia.
Since the first tour company began taking tourists out to see the Killer Whales of Johnstone Strait, the industry has boomed throughout Vancouver Island in British Columbia. The grand old tour ...
Scenic Nimpkish Lake Northern Vancouver Island

The beautiful scenic Nimpkish Lake on Northern Vancouver Island is popular with locals and visitors for recreational activities.
Guarded by towering mountains and fringed by lush forest, Nimpkish Lake is situated in a scenic location on the Northern end of Vancouver Island. At 22 kilometres long and with steep sided moun ...
Vancouver Island Community Of Telegraph Cove Aerial

The boardwalk community of Telegraph Cove has a protected marina, and is a mecca for the tourism industry during the summer months on Vancouver Island.
Like a haven set in the wilderness, Telegraph Cove is nestled into a tiny inlet on the eastern coast of Northern Vancouver Island. As well as being a quaint boardwalk community, Telegraph Cove ...
Bluebells Ronning Garden Vancouver Island

An unlikely location for exotic plants and a maintained garden, Ronning Garden is a gem in the rough along a rugged logging road on Northern Vancouver Island.
A place where bears roam free and birds come and go, Ronning Garden is dubbed a paradise in the wilderness of Northern Vancouver Island. Bluebells, rhododendrons, monkey trees, and numerous other ...
Telegraph Cove Johnstone Strait Picture British Columbia

Situated at the northern terminus of Johnstone Strait, Telegraph Cove is a quaint boardwalk community in Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
During the summer months, the tiny boardwalk community of Telegraph Cove becomes a hive of activity. Boaters arrive after cruising Johnstone Strait while boating tours departing from Telegraph Cov ...
Logging Industry Vancouver Island British Columbia

Rafts and trucks are a common sight on the roads and waterways of Vancouver Island in British Columbia as the logging industry continues to leave its mark on the landscape.
In quick time, areas of forest on Vancouver Island are cleared - then from remote locations the logs are dropped into the sea to be rafted up and transported to a processing plant. Logging has ...
First Nations Totem Pole Alert Bay British Columbia

Among the many activities available in the First Nations village of Alert Bay, a visit to the Totem Pole park along the waterfront of the town on Cormorant Island, British Columbia is a must.
In a form of expression, the First Nations people create art pieces such as head-dresses, blankets, and woodwork such as totem poles, rattles, and masks - just to name a few. Many of the First ...
Rainbow Over Sointula Malcolm Island

A promise after heavy rain - a rainbow forms as a shield in front of the town of Sointula on Malcolm Island, off Northern Vancouver Island.
As well as playing host to a parade of cruise ships plying the waters of the Inside Passage during the summer months, the Broughton Strait can brew up some interesting storm watching. Sointula is ...
Halibut Fishing From Winter Harbour

A remote and historic fishing village, Winter Harbour is situated on the at the end of one arm of Quatsino Sound.
It's accessed by a rugged logging road via the town of Holburg, but the community of Winter Harbour remains a remote destination and natural paradise. The mainstay industry of Winter Harbour is ...
Port McNeill From Ledge Point BC

Situated on the north east shores of Vancouver Island, the town of Port McNeill is dubbed the Gateway to the Broughton Archipelago.
The town of Port McNeill has many every day conveniences and attractions available to visitors including a pharmacy, grocery stores, gift stores, native art gallery, hotels, bed and breakfasts, re ...
Mount Cain Northern Vancouver Island

A unique skiing experience is at Mount Cain during the winter months on Northern Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
An uncrowded snow skiing destination which is open only on the weekends, Mount Cain is situated in the Schoen Lake region of Northern Vancouver Island. It's a relatively short season on Mount C ...
Orca Whale With British Columbia Coast Landscape

A serene evening and sunset with a pod of orca whales backdropped by the coast mountains of British Columbia, Canada.
The dramatic coast of British Columbia with its forested landscape and looming mountains, and the waters of Vancouver Island are Orca Whale central. It's captivating to experience the orca whal ...
Johnstone Strait Sailing Northern Vancouver Island

Sandwiched between the Mainland and Northern Vancouver Island, the Queen Charlotte and Johnstone and Straits are scenic sailing destinations in BC, Canada.
As far as sailing vacations go, the Inside Passage is one of the most stunning and scenic locations in BC. Johnstone Strait is a narrow passage of water between Campbell River and Telegraph Cove w ...
Business On The Port McNeill Beach British Columbia

A scenic destination for corporate retreats or business meetings, Port McNeill offers an array of accommodations in Northern Vancouver Island.
Scenic vistas of the BC Coast mountains and waters of the Inside Passage make for a unique destination for business or pleasure in Port McNeill on Northern Vancouver Island. For corporate retre ...
Northern Lights In BC

At times the Northern Lights are even visible when looking north from Vancouver Island in BC, Canada.
During fall, it sometimes pays to check the aurora forecast, as sometimes the activity of the northern lights can be so high that it reaches as far as Northern Vancouver Island in BC, Canada. One ...
Killer Whales Vancouver Island

The territory of the Northern Resident Killer Whales ranges between Campbell River to Port Hardy off Northern Vancouver Island and beyond.
A serene scene of a family pod of killer whales making their way from Johnstone Strait to Queen Charlotte Strait off Northern Vancouver Island. The light of the setting sun is caught in the plumes ...
Cape Scott Trail Vancouver Island

A true wilderness experience on Vancouver Island is hiking the Cape Scott Trail at the northern tip of the island.
If hiking is a favourite pass time, then you'll truly enjoy the Cape Scott Trail on Northern Vancouver Island. The Cape Scott Trail will soon be joined to the North Coast Trail which when compl ...
Northern Vancouver Island Shelter

Usually used for those in distress, the shelter at Palmerston Reserve is a great place to take in the views of the West Coast of Northern Vancouver Island.
The Palmerston Reserve shelter is situated on the West Coast of Northern Vancouver Island and is a great place to either enjoy the scenery before you or to watch as Grey Whales make their way betw ...
Stars In The Sky After A Mystical Sunset

The firy sunset seems to light the horizon as the stars and moon take their place in the sky over Northern Vancouver Island.
As the sun sets in the distance it lights the horizon on fire! The vivid and darkening blue highlights the stars in the sky next to the moon. The lights of the island communities Alert Bay and ...
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