Top Ten Comox Valley Activities
CANOEING & KAYAKING Get close to birds and wildlife with a paddle in the Courtenay River Estuary, or explore the historic Royston Wrecks and the unique ecosystems of Tree Island. The waters of Baynes Sound are perfect for beginners.
COMOX VALLEY FARMERS’ MARKET Taste the Valley at the exhibition grounds until October. The market moves indoors to the Native Sons Hall until Christmas.
FISHING Fishing is huge in Campbell River, being the "Salmon Capital of the World." Hot spots include Seymour Narrows, Cape Mudge, Discovery Passage, Johnston Straight & the Georgia Strait.
GOLFING The best time to golf is year round! A mild climate, spectacular views and golf coures for all levels abounding, the Comox Valley and Campbell River region is a preferred golfing destination.
MOUNTAIN BIKING With a fabulous choice of trails that range from oceanside to mountaintop, the Comox Valley and Campbell River region is home to an impressive diversity of terrain for riders of all abilities.
PIER STREET FARMERS MARKET Presented in the heart of the birthplace of the city, Pier Street is one of the most vibrant and active spots in Campbell River. Held every Sunday, May to September (9am-2pm), rain or shine.
SKIING & SNOWBOARDING Mount Washington, the largest ski area on Vancouver Island, offers superb downhill skiing for the novice to expert skier, as well as cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and snowshoeing.
STRATHCONA PROVINCIAL PARK This is Vancouver Island's largest and BC's oldest provincial park. Comprising more than 500,000 acres, this wilderness area is accessible from Mt. Washington and Forbidden Plateau, and offers unsurpassed hiking, mountain biking, camping, canoeing and wildlife viewing.
WHALE & BEAR WATCHING Experience some spectacular whale watching and wildlife viewing. Take a Grizzly tour, go whale watching, see bald eagles, seals and sea lions.