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Things To Do in 4 & 6 Hours Campbell River, BC - April Spring 2018 Edition

Spring Things To Do

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Driving School: Saratoga Speedway- Uniquely designed to improve driving skills, speed & control and most importantly to have fun! Open to ages 12yrs+.  Great way to prepare your child to become a professional racecar driver for the summer shows! 2380 Macaulay Rd. Black Creek.  250.337.5024.


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.

FREE Lower & Upper Myra Falls: Lower Myra Falls is a MUST SEE waterfalls. (1hr 50min drive) via the Gold River Hwy & Westmin Rd. Easy 1km walk down to the spectacular cascading waterfalls. Some pools above the falls are calm enough to jump in for a swim. With the occasional black bear spotting. The Upper Myra Falls access is (2hrs drive) via the Gold River Hwy, through the Westmin Mines. The walk is (6kms return) with beautiful old growth forest. At the end of the trail is a small platform viewing area of the very tall and skinny falls.

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- 2nd largest estate on V.Isl. 17 acres with 7 estate wines.  Tasting Lounge & Wine Shop open Tues-Sun, 1-5pm. Enjoy a complimentary tasting or take a stroll down the 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!, 1.888.287.8366.


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Whale Watching / Scuba Diving & Snorkling: Big Animal Encounters with Pacific Pro Dive & Marine Adventures-Experience the wonders of the ocean! Whale watching, Scuba Courses, Snorkling with the Seals. 1340 Island Hwy #129. Local # 250.914.3483.  Toll Free # 1.877.800.3483.

Whale Watching & Wildlife Adventures:  

Campbell River Whale Watching- Come & see Orcas, Seals, Sea Lions, Birds, Porpoises, Humpback Whales, Dolphins & more.  Book your adventure today.  Open hours: Daily, 10am-4pm. Discovery Marina Floathouse, Dock E. 250.287.2667.

Discovery Passage Personalized Tours: 

50* North Adventures- Set up to give small groups a personalized adventure exploring the waters like the locals do! Catch a glimpse of the sea & bird life along the way. Or try your chance at catching “the big one” (iconic Tyee Chinook Salmon). Well maintained, Transport Canada approved Grady White 265 Express. (Max 6pp.) Discovery Marina.  Dock E   250.702.4515. or follow us on facebook, “”


Campbell River Fishing: Fishing adventures. Over 25yrs fishing experience. You’ll be assured to catch a fish! Best bait & gear available. Full meals. Warm/luxury seating. Washroom onboard.   250.203.4078.

Campbell River Fishing Guide: Andria, 250.203.1693. 

FREE Mountain Biking: Snowden Demonstation Forest. Over 60 trails from beginners to experts.  Trail maps available at

FREE Motorbike to Gold River: Hwy #28, Rated #1 in motorbike highway rides. Fun for group rides.

Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing & Other Snow Activities:

Mount Washington Alpine Resort- Last day of winter operations - Sun, Apr 8, lifts operate 9am-3:30pm. Join them for one of their most popular family events of the season, “The Slush Cup” Sun, Apr. 8th, 2-4:30pm. Participants dress in outrageous attire & ski down the mountain over (or ”into” depending...) a giant slush/water pit, showing off their finest moves along the way.  The challenge is to cross the water pit without getting wet! Prizes for the best costume, best jump, and crowd favourite. Registration 2-3pm. Show starts 3:30pm (after the lifts close)., 1.888.231.1499.