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

Things To Do

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Sip and Dip Painting Parties: Every Wed’s, Royal Coachman, 6:00pm-9:30pm. $55 includes dinner, wine, art supplies & apron!  PLUS! You get to take home your beautiful piece of artwork!  Private parties available too! Just go to, http://www.sipanddipparty.com/, click "Events Calendar", pick out your favourite painting, get a group of your friends together and book in a night of fun with your friendly & fun professional artist & party host, Charolotte Deptford. Phone, 250.923.8093 or cell 250.830.8904. Or email, cdeptfo@gmail.com or sipanddipparty@gmail.com.  

Driving School: Uniquely designed to improve your driving skills, speed and control and most importantly to have fun! Open to ages 12yrs+.  This is a great way to prepare your child to become a professional racecar driver. Saratoga Speedway,2380 Macaulay Rd. Black Creek.  250.337.5024. http://saratogaracing.ca

FREE -Photography, Wildlife & Bird Watching: At Baikie Island or The Estuary (AKA “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.

Golf:

Storey Creek Golf Club- Award winning 18 hole course with driving range. Rentals & Golf carts available. Open 8am-dusk year-round, weather permitting. Storey Creek Golf Club, 300 McGimpsey Rd. 250.923.3673. www.storeycreek.bc.ca

Quadra Golf Club- Invigorating serene 9-18 hole course. 240-yard driving range. Open daily, 9am-dusk, weather permitting. Closes mid October. 950 Heriot Bay Rd, Quathisaski Cove, Quadra Island. Pick-up from ferry available. 250.285.2811.

FREE -Quadra Island Self-Guided Art Studio Tour: 11 studios, open year-round.  Brochures on ferry and Tourist Info Centre.  Please phone ahead to ensure artists are available.  250.285.2547 or 3101. www.quadraislandarts.com

FREE -Mountain Bike Group Rides: All year-round. Meets Mondays, 6:25pm, south entrance to Beaver Lodge Lands at the yellow gate parking lot. Meets Thursdays at Swicked Cycles, 6pm. 1791 Spruce St. James, 250.914.2453.

Mountain Bike Group Rides: River City Cycle Club- Rides through Beaver Lodge Lands, Snowden Demonstration Forest, Pumphouse trails & beyond!  Beginner to advanced. Fun social active group. Become a member! Find us on facebook or email us,

, www.rivercitycycle.ca

Road Bike Group Rides: River City Cycle Club- Fun social active group. Weekly, recreational, & social rides. Intermediate to advanced. Become a member! Find us on facebook or email us,

, www.rivercitycycle.ca

Quadra Island Outdoor Club: Trips 12months of the year. Hiking, Paddling, Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing! www.qioutdoorclub.org, qioutdoorclub@gmail.com

FREE -Wine Tastings & Tours: 40 Knots Winery. Sun-Tues, 1-5pm. Have complimentary tastings, take a self-guided tour or for a more memorable experience book in for a private Tasting/Picnic/Cellar Tour (you can book-in online too!). 2400 Anderton Rd, Comox. 250.941.8810. www.40KnotsWinery.com

FREE -Waterfall Chasing: Rainy day fun, start at Elk Falls and drive along Hwy 28 to Gold River, there are 75 spectacular waterfalls to behold. Don’t miss Upper & Lower Myra Falls - a beautiful hidden piece of nature.

Sea Plane Tours: 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.

Wildlife Adventure: See humpback whales, orcas, sealions, seals, seabirds, & dolphins. Heated boats, big cabins, bathrooms on-board, meal-packages available. 4hr tour Pacific Pro Dive & Marine Adventures, 1340 Island Hwy #129, 1.877.800.3483.

Fishing Charters & Remote Island Tours: 50* North Adventures- Personalized tours, 2hrs to Full-Day Tours. Fully equipped boat with washroom. Say “What’s On Digest” and get 10% off. Discovery Marine Harbour Dock E.  250.702.4515, www.50northadventures.com

Kayak Tours, Rentals & Lessons: Quadra Island Kayaks- By appointment only during the shoulder season. 250.285.3400. Toll Free: 1.877.475.8687. info@quadraislandkayaks.com

Kayak, Canoe, Paddle Board Rentals:  Strathcona Park Lodge & Outdoor Education Centre- Full day, Half day, or hourly rentals.  Open weekends 8am-4:30pm until Oct 29th. Paddle the beautiful upper Campbell River. 41040, Hwy 28 Gold River Hwy, about half way to Gold River. 250.286.3122.

Snorkling with Seals, Sealions & Marine life: Half day animal encounter like no other. Includes wetsuit, mask, snorkel & fins. Free shuttle pick-up. Costs $129/p. $99/kid. Pacific Pro Dive & Marine Adventures, 1340 Island Hwy #129, 1.877.800.3483.

Scuba Lessons & Tours: Recreational, Technical Diving, First Aid, and Servicing Courses. Pacific Pro Dive & Marine Adventures, 1340 Island Hwy #129. 1.877.800.3483.