Bask in the Beauty of Nature in Discovery Islands, British Columbia

Located on Canada's west coast right along the Inside Passage, between Campbell River, north-central Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia, Discovery Islands is a popular destination for vacationers who are seeking a quiet holiday where the weather is warm, the views are stunning, and activities are endless all year round.

Collectively known as the Discovery Islands, Quadra Island, Cortes Island, Read Island, Maurelle Island, Sonora Island and East, and West Thurlow Islands offers holiday makers a multitude of activities throughout the year. With trail maps as guides, hikers can explore many of the scenic trails that cut through forests, climb up mountains, and run along shorelines. Cycling is another way to enjoy Discovery Islands with interesting sights like Quathiaski Cove, Heriot Bay, and Manson's Landing for your eyes to feast on. Be sure to bring enough water (and some snacks) when you try these activities!

For those who are into water activities, Rebecca Spit Provincial Park in Quadra Island is a popular swimming and boating spot while Village Bay Lakes Chain Provincial Park are best for kayaking and canoeing. Wildlife spotting is also an enjoyable activity in Discovery Islands. Here you will see bald eagles, herons, seals, sea lions, porpoises, orcas, and sometimes, even grey whales. There are several charter boat operators you can contact should you want to try these off-island wildlife excursions.

Are you ready to go on a nature-filled holiday in Discovery Islands? Spend a weekend in Discovery Islands and let nature recharge you. Book your trip with a travel agent to get the best deals on your holiday!

By Kimberley Reyes on 09/14/2015 in British Columbia

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