Campbell River, BC, Canada is located on central Vancouver Island on the shores of the Discovery Passage surrounded by islands, islets and marine activity and scenery. Campbell River welcomes all to the "Salmon Capital of the World".
Activities most enjoyed in Campbell River and the surrounding areas include boating, sailing, ocean and river fishing, ocean kayaking, marine cruises, spas, hiking, backpacking, camping, mountain biking, birdwatching, caving, golfing, flightseeing, rafting, wildlife watching, scuba diving, snorkeling, ziplining, and beachcombing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing park and trail destinations located in Campbell River and the surrounding areas includes the Seawalk, Strathcona Park, Elk Falls Provincial Park, Elk Falls Suspension Bridge, Rotary Beach Park, Beaver Lodge Forest Lands, Robert Ostler Park, Shoen Lake Provincial Park and Mount Washington in the Comox Valley (30-45 minute drive).
Campbell River is also a launching point for many who enjoy overnight boating and sailing while exploring ocean inlets, coves and remote wilderness scenery and wildlife. Some of the popular marine sightseeing routes in the region includes Johnstone Strait, Desolation Sound, Kingcome Inlet, and Knight Inlet. ( View Parks and Marine Routes )
Some of the most visited sightseeing attractions, art galleries, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Campbell River, British Columbia include the Haig-Brown House, Rotary Beach Park, The Museum at Campbell River, Quinsam River Hatchery, and the Maritime Heritage Centre.
Services important to vacation planning in and around the community of Campbell River, BC includes accommodations (hotel, motel, inns, vacation homes, cottages, resorts, lodges, bed and breakfast, rental suites, hostels), tours, guides, campgrounds, pubs, restaurants, gas stations, gift stores, liquor stores, big box stores, grocery stores, coffee shops, cell service, internet, banks and transportation services including taxi, bus, car rental, marina, and a BC Ferry Terminal connecting Campbell River with Quadra Island and Cortes Island.