Vancouver Island, located in the westernmost Canadian province of British Columbia, is the largest island on North America’s west coast. Comparable in size to The Netherlands, Vancouver Island has something to offer for everyone. The physical landscape varies widely, ranging from ocean to rainforest to mountains.
The city of Victoria is the capital of British Columbia and the largest city on Vancouver Island. Located on the southern tip of the island, Victoria can be accessed directly by ferry boat from both Vancouver and Seattle.
Vancouver Island has been voted #1 Temperate Island in the World by the readers of the influential Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.