Getting out and enjoying the outdoors is an absolute must when you live in a place as scenic as Vancouver Island. Going on an adventure with your family will make memories that will last a lifetime. Here are some of the adventures that await you on arrival at the stunning Vancouver Island.

Adventure Parks

There is nothing like some adventure to get the adrenaline pumping. Adrena LINE Ziplining prides itself as Vancouver Island’s only canopy tour guide service. Located in Sooke, British Columbia there are daily charters offered from downtown Victoria for easy access. Tours typically last 2 hours and consist of ziplines ranging from 150-1000 feet in distance. Swerving through the tree tops you will be exposed to magnificent views of the ocean coastline and mountains. The affordable prices and friendly staff at this place will make this experience one to remember.

Biking and Hiking Trails

With nearly endless trails to explore, the southern region of Vancouver Island offers some of the most picturesque hiking and biking in all of Canada. With the fresh Pacific Ocean on one side and towering mountains on the other, there is a range of landscapes just waiting to be discovered. Whether you are looking to hone your skills as a pro mountain biker or you want a relaxing hike with a view there is a variety of trails for you to try.

Paddling and Kayaking

Now with two great locations, one on the Tod Inlet and the other near the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, Pacifica Paddle Sports has something for every ocean adventurer. They offer a range of tours, lessons, and rentals for their sea kayaks, stand up paddle boards and canoes. The experienced guides and instructors will lead you on a eye opening tour of the coastal waters where you will be able to enjoy an abundance of wildlife. Pacifica Paddle Sports is a perfect way to relax and enjoy that natural beauty Vancouver Island has to offer.

Wild Life Tours

Explore just off the coast line where it is not uncommon to see pods of grey or killer whales (hopefully orcas on the prowl) as well as a variety of other marine wildlife. With tours to suit your itinerary a whale watching is the perfect introduction for any young adventure enthusiasts to the great assets the island has to offer.

Whether you are just visiting or are planning a move to Victoria these are a few outdoor activities that are sure to keep even the busiest of young families occupied.

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