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Tourism Discovery Centre

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An excellent visitors center with a big, easy access parking lot

I'm hauling a trailer when I pass through Williams Lake and find it very convenient to pull in, use... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
MrLucky1950
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Santa Cruz
Lots of variety and great information!

So many helpful brochures! We were visiting from the Lower Mainland so the gift shop area wasn't as... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2019
misswhits
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Vancouver, Canada
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The Williams Lake Visitor Centre is here to help you with all your travel needs! We provide information on Williams Lake, the Cariboo region, and the rest of Canada. The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin is located in the back half of the building...more
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1660 Broadway Ave S, Williams Lake, British Columbia V2G 2W4, Canada
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

I'm hauling a trailer when I pass through Williams Lake and find it very convenient to pull in, use the restroom and the free wifi. If I'm there after hours I can still use the wifi and I have overnighted in the parking lot when...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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williamslakevic, Visitor Centre Councillor at Tourism Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago
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Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed March 26, 2019

So many helpful brochures! We were visiting from the Lower Mainland so the gift shop area wasn't as necessary for us personally but I loved the variety in brochures and information pamphlets that were available.

Date of experience: March 2019
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williamslakevic, Visitor Centre Councillor at Tourism Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Thank you so much for coming to visit us. I am glad that you found everything that you were looking for.

Reviewed September 24, 2018

This is an absolute mast-see for any visitor to the Fort William area ! The centre is nor only a beautiful building, it is also full of must-not-miss information about the area and its history.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Such a beautiful building to see as you pull into the parking lot! Very helpful staff with quite an inventory of gifts and souvenirs.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Connie M
williamslakevic, Visitor Councillor at Tourism Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed your stop.

Reviewed September 7, 2018

Lots of parking and information available. Clean facilities. This building also houses the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denis O
Reviewed August 31, 2018

This place is worth a stop just to see the building. The center post is varnished wood, what appears to be a tree, with roots soaring above. there are incredible wood carvings coming from beams. The gals inside were freindly and helped us choose a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

It is worth a stop just to see the building! Of course, there is also lots of information about the local area as well as other parts of the province. The information & staff are very helpful to both tourists and locals. Many items from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Heather A
williamslakevic, Owner at Tourism Discovery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you Heather A. The Visitor Centre is open 9 am - 6 pm 7 days a week. Come on in to visit us!

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Amazing facility. Made from logs; two stories. Yes, it had a vast amount of tourist literature, but it also had this amazing building to see. The view from the second floor—both inside and out—is fabulous. The museum inside is well-worth one's time. The restrooms are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Tourism Discovery Centre Williams Lake British Columbia on highway 97 is a very inviting tourist office. Very helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed June 19, 2018

By far the most helpful visitors centre I’ve been to in BC. Really knowledgable staff who are passionate about their town as well as promoting areas around it. Excellent location for dropping off my husband at the top of the Forest Mountain Bike trails so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kim M
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