Must See Events

Things To Do in 4 & 6 Hours Campbell River - February 2018 Edition

--- 4 HOURS ---

FREE  Quadra Island Self-Guided Art Studio Tour: Open year-round, 11 studios.  Find a brochure on the ferry or Visitor Centres.  Please phone ahead to ensure artists are available.  250.285.2547 or 250.285.3101. 

FREE Photography, Wildlife & Bird Watching: Baikie Island or The Estuary (A.K.A. “The Spit”)- Access Baikie Island via Robinson Rd.  Or access the Estuary via Dick Murphy Park at the end of Spit Rd or via the Myrt Thompson Trail off of Maple Street. 

Wine Tasting & Tours: 40 Knots Winery- Tues-Sun, 1-5pm. 2nd largest estate on V.Isl. 17 acres with 7 estate wines.  Tastings or take a self-guided interpretive trail. For a more memorable experience book-in for a private Tasting/Picnic/Cellar Tour 2400 Anderton Rd, Comox. 250.941.8810. 

Sea Plane Tours: Corilar Charters- See all 105 lakes from the sky, from Tyee Spit to remote islands.  Unique coastal culture & history. Spectacular scenery. Home of the Passenger Participation Historic Mail Flight! www.corilair.com, 1.888.287.8366.

 

 

--- 6 HOURS ---

Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing & Other Snow Activities:

Mount Washington Alpine Resort- (45mins to 1hr drive south from Campbell River. Largest ski resort on the island.  *Special 50% OFF Lift & Trail Passes on BC Family Day (Mon, Feb 12).  Day & Night Skiing/Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Tube-Park, Tobogganing, Cross-Country Skiing, Snow-Shoe Fondue, Back-Country Guided Tours, Fire Performers, Lessons for beginners to competitive, Live Music inside Ted’s Bar & Grill and more!  MountWashington.ca, 1.888.231.1499. 

Mount Cain Alpine Park- (1hr & 50min drive north of Campbell River and just 35min drive south east of Woss). Very popular mountian among backcountry skiers. Only open 3 days a week (weekends & select Mon’s). Boasts the island’s best powder, with the highest base elevation of any coastal ski hill in BC, Alaska & Washington State with a peak elevation 2nd to Whistler. And there’s never any line-ups! 1.888.668.6622.

Grouse Mountain- (4hrs & 10mins drive & ferry ride from Campbell River). Located on the mainland in North Vancouver.  Just 15mins from downtown Vancouver. Also has the famous SkyRide, a giant energy producing windmill, The Sliding Zone, Theatre in the Sky, SnowShoeing Snow Cave, The Skating Pond, Terrain Parks, Shops & more! 1.604.980.9311.  

Whistler Blackcomb Mountain- (5hrs & 20mins drive & ferry ride from Campbell River). Located 120kms north of Vancouver. B.C’s LARGEST Ski Resort with 8,000 acres of terrain. Top 10 Things To Do on the mountain are; Heli-Sking, ZipTrek Ecotours, Scandinave Spa, Tube Park, Mountain Top Breakfast, Peak 2 Peak Gondola, Fire & Ice Entertainment, Snowmobile Tours, FREE Mountain Tours, and Helicopter Tours! 1.800.766.0449.