Vancouver Island is located on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada. The island is best known for its ocean playground, waterfront communities, rainforest trees, sandy beaches, parks and trails. Vancouver Island, BC, Canada measures 500 Kilometres (300 miles) long by 160 Kilometres (100 miles) wide. It is the largest island of 6000+ islands located off the west coast of British Columbia, Canada.
The Vancouver Island forests, lakes, white water rivers, sandy beaches, wildlife and Pacific Ocean provide many year round adventures and activities. The island is considered a top adventure destination in Canada for activities like golfing, ocean kayaking, fishing, hiking, surfing, backpacking, sightseeing, camping, water sports, mountain biking, wineries, boating, sailing, scuba diving, xc skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding.