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Waterfalls Cathedral Grove Rainforest and Coombs Private Tour"Following your departure from Victoria enjoy a 1.5-hour scenic drive over the Malahat summit. Make your way up island past Nanaimo to the Coombs district. Your adventure begins with a stopover at the Englishman River falls where you will enjoy a nice hike to the upper and lower falls for great photo taking opportunities. From there head to the Coombs Country Market where you can have lunch explore the local shops and even view goats grazing on the roof of the market. After that
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"Waterfalls
Waterfalls Cathedral Grove Rainforest and Coombs Private Tour"Following your departure from Victoria enjoy a 1.5-hour scenic drive over the Malahat summit. Make your way up island past Nanaimo to the Coombs district. Your adventure begins with a stopover at the Englishman River falls where you will enjoy a nice hike to the upper and lower falls for great photo taking opportunities. From there head to the Coombs Country Market where you can have lunch explore the local shops and even view goats grazing on the roof of the market. After that
From CAD590.00
 
Stanley Park First Nations Interpretive Walking Tour
"This unique 90-minute ""Talking Trees"" walking tour starts in late morning or afternoon and takes place in Stanley Park the heart of Vancouver. Your guide will be waiting for your arrival. Along the way your guide will share via aboriginal  protocol the background and history of Stanley Park. Learn about the history of Coast Salish First Nations people from time and immemorial up to the shared history with the first settlers of this area. Each guide is an ambassador from a First Nations trib as it is considered respectful to share who you are. Your guide will then bring you to the base of the trail where you will enjoy your interpretive tour of the forest as you walk around Beaver Lake. Altogether the walk is just under 2km and it is recommended you bring comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. This tour is a leisure walk packed with great stories
From CAD37.00

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Whatever you do, don't get discombobulated!

(work in progress)'Canadian English' is just different enough from 'English English' to be idiosyncratic, and sometimes charmingly old fashioned.Take, for instance, the term 'pop', which in Canada...
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Regional geography and proper pronunciations

Vancouver Island is commonly referred to by locals as the island. Even on the mainland, if you hear people talking about "heading over to the island" - you can be certain that they're not talking...
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THE Nicest People

The people of BC and more specific the sunshine coast and Vancouver Island are the nicest most genuine people we have ever met. Low-key, friendly, always helpful. Would like to own a place there...
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The Inside Passage

When you're taking the cruise on the Inside Passage, make sure to ask for a tour. They don't advertise this on the website, but we were told by a colleague of my husband that it was possible. Shortly...
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Hiking

I went to Mt. Albert Edward in the late summer - Early September. It was one of the most magical experiences of my life. We met people who did it in just one day, and others who were doing it in 3...
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"Vancouver Island, BC, Canada...the most beautiful"
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"Beautiful Vancouver Island"
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