Things to do in Vancouver Island

Discover the best things to see and do in Vancouver Island with TripTide. Whether you head to Central Vancouver Island which is perfect for those seeking an action-packed long weekend getaway, or go exploring on North Island, where the First Nations peoples have resided here for at least 8,000 years, Vancouver Island has got something for everyone.


Or perhaps you are looking to make your trip that little bit more unforgettable? Why not browse our range of exciting tours or accommodation, or even special interest activities. And if you have already spent time in Vancouver Island, why not share your experiences by writing a blog or posting photos of your trip?

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What do you want to do?

  • Find Accommodation

    From boutique hotels to ecolodges, we’ve chosen the very best places to stay.

  • Find Adventure

    Get your adrenaline flowing with some of the country’s most exhilarating experiences.

  • Find Culture

    From ancient aboriginal to modern metropolitan, discover the very best in Canadian culture.

  • Find Family

    Whether you want to relax with the family or have adventures with your kids, plan your perfect trip here.

  • Find Food & Drink

    From fine wines to traditional markets, experience the highlights of Canadian cuisine.

  • Find Special Interest

    Mix your vacation experience with something exceptional, from a specialist operator.

  • Find Tours

    Use our local knowledge to discover the best things to see & do throughout the country.

  • Find Wildlife

    Enjoy unforgettable wildlife experiences by booking with one of our specialist operators.