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Ranked #1 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
Owner description: The Wild Pacific Trail is located in Ucluelet and is a seven phase trail system skirting the rugged cliffs and shoreline of... more » Owner description: The Wild Pacific Trail is located in Ucluelet and is a seven phase trail system skirting the rugged cliffs and shoreline of the west coast of Vancouver Island. Overlooking Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands to the east and the open Pacific Ocean to the south and west, it offers spectacular shoreline panoramas and seaward vistas through ancient cedar and spruce-framed viewing platforms constructed on the best headlands along the route. « less
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Ranked #2 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Butchart Gardens (Central Saanich)
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$240* and up
Ranked #4 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
Owner description: These internationally acclaimed floral display gardens started over 100 years ago and remain privately owned by the family.... more » Owner description: These internationally acclaimed floral display gardens started over 100 years ago and remain privately owned by the family. Jennie Butchart wanted to make her husband's depleted limestone quarry look better and the result is the Sunken Garden. Other gardens include the Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden and the Italian Garden. The gardens are meticulously maintained and provide a riot of colour for much of the year. During the summer, special lighting subtly illuminates the gardens, musical entertainment takes place on the Concert Lawn, and there are ten spectacular Saturday night Firework Shows. The Magic of Christmas season also has beautiful lighting and evening entertainment, and an outdoor skating rink. Spring offers hundreds of thousand flowering bulbs and Autumn is the time for dahlias, chrysanthemums and fall colours. The Gardens is open daily, year round. « less
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Stanley Park (Vancouver)
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$35* and up
Ranked #5 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the... more » Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the Seawall, a scenic, 5.5-mile path running along the water on the park's perimeter. It's just one of many trails among the park's 1,000 acres, which also house an aquarium, nature center and other recreational facilities. « less
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Ranked #6 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Canyons; State Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: OPEN YEAR ROUND World Class Miniature Wonderland Experience 4000 sq ft. of family fun with up to 40 computer controlled... more » Owner description: OPEN YEAR ROUND World Class Miniature Wonderland Experience 4000 sq ft. of family fun with up to 40 computer controlled trains traveling on 2 km (1 1/4 miles) of tracks weaving through mountains and towns. Discover the 16000 + hand-painted little people and animals in scale 1:87 (HO) placed in humorous and funny situations and scenes. You'll be impressed with the devotion to details and the charm and humor of the presentation. Watch with delight, the unique operational car system running through towns, stopping for gas and traffic lights. So much more than just Trains.When driving from downtown Osoyoos, take Hwy 3 towards Vancouver (about 3 km.) Turn left at the SECOND enterance into the Buena Vista Industrial Park onto 115th Street. Look for the yellow warehouse with the big signs out front. « less
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Ranked #8 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Emerald Lake (Yoho National Park)
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$243* and up
Ranked #9 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Peaceful lake nestled in the mountains and surrounded by lush, green forest.
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Ranked #10 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: National Parks; Hiking Trails; Outdoors

Pacific Rim National Park/Long Beach unit is located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Canada at the end of Highway 4, sandwiched between 2 ocean-front towns - Ucluelet and... more »

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$128* and up
Ranked #11 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Scenic Drives; Outdoors
A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain peaks.
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Takakkaw Falls (Yoho National Park)
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$121* and up
Ranked #12 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: National Parks; Waterfalls; Outdoors
Owner description: The falls, in the northern half of Yoho park, drop 833 ft -- making it one of the highest waterfalls in Canada. The falls are... more » Owner description: The falls, in the northern half of Yoho park, drop 833 ft -- making it one of the highest waterfalls in Canada. The falls are spectacular in early summer, when melting snow and ice provide ample runoff. « less
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$113* and up
Ranked #13 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
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Ranked #14 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Inner Harbour (Victoria)
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$41* and up
Ranked #15 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants... more » Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel or board a ferry for a harbor tour. « less
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The Reptile Guy (Abbotsford)
Ranked #16 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
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Long Beach (Tofino)
Ranked #17 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: Long Beach, the longest beach of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, spans an extraordinary 16km (10mi) along the west coast... more » Owner description: Long Beach, the longest beach of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, spans an extraordinary 16km (10mi) along the west coast of Vancouver Island. Described by locals to be magical, you will be astonished by the amount of life that call the tidal pools home. You will be sure to find crabs, shells, starfish, sea urchins and much more. As the surf comes crashing in, you will find surfers from around the world carving through the peaks of the waves. As the water settles, it gracefully rides up the beach with peaceful trickles and shimmering light from the breathtaking sunset crossing the colourful horizon. Long Beach is truly a rejunivating getaway for all ages. Whether you're looking to kickback, explore, adventure, hike, surf, or just take one of those long walks on the beach, Long Beach has it all. « less
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Royal BC Museum (Victoria)
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$245* and up
Ranked #18 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural... more » Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First Peoples, Natural History and Modern History Galleries – a feast of sights, smells and sounds of British Columbia. The Royal BC Museum is also home to a cultural precinct including the BC Archives, Helmcken House, St. Ann's Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon, Thunderbird Park and Mungo Martin House/Wawadit’la. « less
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Cathedral Grove (Vancouver Island)
Ranked #19 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Forests; Cultural
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Helmcken Falls (Clearwater)
Ranked #20 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Chemainus Theatre (Chemainus)
Ranked #21 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Owner description: We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature... more » Owner description: We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada, Vancouver and Vancouver Island. « less
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Ranked #22 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Clayoquot Sound is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Major inlets... more » Owner description: Clayoquot Sound is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Major inlets include Sydney Inlet, Shelter Inlet, Herbert Inlet, Bedwell Inlet, Lemmens Inlet, and Tofino Inlet. Major islands include Flores Island, Vargas Island, and Meares Island. « less
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Ranked #24 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Mountains; Parks; Outdoors
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Lynn Canyon Park (North Vancouver)
Ranked #25 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bridges; Parks; State Parks; Outdoors
Interesting park with a suspension bridge, trails and waterfalls and an ecology center.
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Ranked #26 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: Get up close and personal with some of the most amazing creatures on the planet... RAPTORS!! This unique tourist attraction... more » Owner description: Get up close and personal with some of the most amazing creatures on the planet... RAPTORS!! This unique tourist attraction is home to all types of BIRDS OF PREY including several hawk species, bald and golden eagles, several types of owls, peregrine and hybrid falcons and even turkey vultures! Open 7 days a week 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm from mid March until October 31st. Flying Demonstrations daily at 1:30pm plus an additional flying demo daily at 3:30 pm from the May long weekend until the September Labour Day Weekend. See many raptors on display then watching a thrilling flying demonstration where anything can happen because these birds fly free! Take a Hawk Walk or Owl Prowl in the woods prior to or after and of the flight demonstations and experience the thrill of a raptor landing on YOUR GLOVE. Browse the gift shop where you can buy anything raptor related from in-depth falconry books to cute little stuffies and snacks. The Raptors also offers a variety of educational falconry courses and summer kids camp. Please check our website for details. Located in Duncan in the beautiful Cowichan Valley just 4k off the main island highway (see the map) 90 minutes north of Victoria and 60 minutes south of Nanaimo by car. Any trip to Vancouver Island would not be complete without this experience. « less
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Lake Okanagan (Kelowna)
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$61* and up
Ranked #27 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: If you spot Ogopogo, the legendary lake monster said to inhabit these waters, you'll make headline news, but other than that,... more » Owner description: If you spot Ogopogo, the legendary lake monster said to inhabit these waters, you'll make headline news, but other than that, you're sure to enjoy all the recreational activities this 82-mile long lake has to offer: swimming, boating, parasailing and all types of water sports. « less
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The Ancient Forest (Prince George)
Ranked #28 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
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Ranked #29 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Parks; Waterfalls; Outdoors

Each waterfall seems to be more spectacular than the last! There's a  small, beautiful, and oft-missed one - a short walk from the junction of the two campsites at Clearwater... more »

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Ranked #30 of 1,483 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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