Campbell River, BC, Canada (The Salmon Capital of the World) is located on the inside passage of Vancouver Island in an area referred to as the Discovery Passage. Campbell River is surrounded by sandy beaches, islets, marine activity, wildlife scenery and the neighbouring Discovery Islands, Sayward, and Oyster River.
Campbell River BC activities and adventures most enjoyed in the region includes 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, BC and the surrounding areas includes the Rotary Seawalk, Strathcona Park, Lower Myra Falls, Elk Falls Provincial Park, Elk Falls Suspension Bridge, Rotary Beach Park, Ripple Rock, Morton Lake Provincial Park, Beaver Lodge Forest Lands, Robert Ostler Park, Loveland Bay Provincial Park, Shoen Lake Provincial Park, Campbell River, Menzies Mountain Trail and Mount Washington in the Comox Valley (30-45 minute drive).
Campbell River, British Columbia is also a launching point for many who enjoy overnight boating, ocean kayaking 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.
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, The Museum at Campbell River, Discovery Passage Aquarium, Quinsam River Hatchery, Vancouver Island Museum of Nature and the Maritime Heritage Centre.
Places to stay in Campbell River on Vancouver Island include accommodations like hotels, motels, inns, vacation homes, cottages, resorts, lodges, bed and breakfasts, rental suites, hostels, campgrounds and RV Parks. Services and amenities in Campbell River important to travelers include tours, guides, pubs, restaurants, gas stations, gift stores, liquor stores, big box stores, grocery stores, coffee shops, cell service, internet, banks and transportation services including the Campbell River Airport (YBL), Campbell River Water Aerodrome and taxi, bus, car rental, marina, and a BC Ferry Terminal connecting Campbell River with Quadra Island and Cortes Island.