If you’re planning a visit to Campbell River, make time to see Elk River Provincial Park. This lushly forested slice of heaven covers 1,087 hectares and was established in 1940. The location couldn’t be more convenient; it’s just two kilometers north of downtown Campbell River on Highway 28
If hockey is your game and you’re looking for a vacation getaway, consider the charming town of Port Alberni on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Because tucked away between the stunning mountain vistas and thriving, historic port, you’ll find the Alberni Valley Multiplex, home to more flying biscuits, lasers and natural hat tricks than you can shake a branch at.
The soul of Campbell River is captured in its rich history steeped in coastal tradition. Where the east coast of Vancouver Island intersects the 50th parallel, you’ll find the perfect blend of soothing sea breezes, the rich resources of its namesake river and peaceful forests kept green by the mild Pacific Coast climate.
Scuba is a great passion, perhaps even a preoccupation in Nanaimo. There are numerous Dive Shops, and Dive enthusiasts. Even local artists express their admiration for the activity by creating marine murals on the sides of buildings. And certainly when all the natural elements add up to an amazing diving experience, as they do in Nanaimo, it’s easy to become a bit preoccupied.