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Address: 1699 Passage View Drive, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-830-8522
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Description: Island Joy Rides is a boutique Vancouver Island bicycle touring company...
Island Joy Rides is a boutique Vancouver Island bicycle touring company offering premium day and multi-day guided and self-guided cycling experiences. We offer unique vacation packages featuring West Coast culture, seaside routes, wineries, farms, the local food scene, and the natural beauty of our area. Our commitment to small groups and a providing personal, behind the scenes tour guarantees a valued and memorable experience.
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A Wonderful Trip!

A beautiful trip - Victoria to the Comox Valley. 5 days of spectacular riding with coastal scenery and quiet country roads. Nothing is left out in the organisation of the tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A beautiful trip - Victoria to the Comox Valley. 5 days of spectacular riding with coastal scenery and quiet country roads. Nothing is left out in the organisation of the tour and the care of the group from accommodations and meals to snacks and ice cold towels at the end of the day. Unexpected bonuses included a wonderful boat tour... More 

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Meadow Creek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As a participant in the inaugural tour from Victoria to Courtney I was delighted with every aspect of the trip. I will just echo all the great previous reviews, and also say that Laurel and her staff made the five day trip an incredibly wonderful experience: the amazing riding, support, attention to detail, professionalism, great food, lovely accommodation.......and their obvious... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was our favorite part of our Vancouver Island stay. I'd give 6 stars if I could. Laurel and her capable crew helped our group of non-riders feel like we could ride for years. Starting not too early in the morning, Laurel greets you with a table of beautifully arranged healthy and yummy snacks for the ride. Ice water is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a great way to see the island!! Laurel, Richard, and Brittney were phenomenal guides and just great people! Very organized and personal tour. From the goodie bags to the iced towels, they thought of everything you would want to make it a memorable day - amazing winery with a delicious lunch, yummy chocolate tour, refreshing swimming holes, and... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazing wine &chocolate ride today. Guides we all super friendly and easy going. Lots of laughs, exercise, wine, and chocolate = a winning combination. Thanks!

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great exercise, wonderful food, beautiful setting and a lot of laughter! My dad and I had an exceptional time together. Laurel took care of every detail and along with John, Brittany, and Sonja created an interesting, fun, and extremely enjoyable memory we will treasure. Highly recommended

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My wife & I have just returned from an excellent cycling trip. The 5 day Edge of Island cycle tour with Island Joy Rides was full of variety & fun. Cycling along quiet country roads, forest lanes, & coastal paths was wonderfully mixed with crab fishing, boutique brewery,winery t chocolate shops (also great ice cream!), picnic lunch on the beach,... More 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband and I just got back from doing the "Coast I'll Ride" with Island Joy Rides. Laurel does a great job making sure all your needs are taken care of. Great guides too! We loved them all: John, Chris, Sonja, Richard, and Laurel. We had a great time seeing some of the back roads of Courtenay, Comox, and Quadra... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our wine/choc tasting bike tour with John as our guide. He took us on lovely paths we never knew existed after making sure we were geared up properly and equipped with snacks. Also gave us lots of information about the area. Would certainly recommend doing this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My wife and I had one of the most enjoyable bike tours that we have ever experienced. Having never been to that part of Vancouver Island before, we had no idea what to expect. At every step of the tour we were both tested as to our endurance while at the same time encouraged by what lay ahead. Laurel and... More 

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Address: 1699 Passage View Drive, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-830-8522
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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