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Fernie Visitor Information Centre

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We are the official Visitor Information Centre in Fernie, BC. We would love to help you find your bliss in our beautiful little mountain town! Washrooms, Wifi, Souvenirs, Picnic area, Hiking info, Maps, and more! #FernieStoke
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102 Commerce Rd, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M5, Canada
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

We were new in town. Staff here helped us with information and maps. They also helped us with recommending a place to stay.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank terry g
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Best travel center I have visited. This should be your first stop when you get to Fernie. Lisa and Lindsay were outstanding! They helped me find so many things to do in the area. I even competed in the Extreme Griz competition. Fernie is filled...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom W
Reviewed October 19, 2018

The staff are knowledgeable (as they should be in an information center) and very friendly. We stopped at many information centers all across Canada and some had there own very unique features. This one has the best wildlife display and done with good taxidermy workmanship....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dale H
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Although the Visitor Centre on the highway was closed (we don't know if this is seasonal, or just for the weekend), there's still lots to see on display there. It was fascinating to see an oil derrick there - who knew they drilled for oil...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed October 1, 2018

The staff is really good and provided us some nice information for the things to do around. They have maps for the area and province. Really good!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pratiknruparel
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Nice to rate - in retrospect - as it was well laid out & had great informed staff. The information on the mining was an eye opener & the oil derrick outside was impressive. The history on FRANK SLIDE is gob smacking & does warrant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Graham S
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Fernie Visitor Infrmation Centre in small town Fernie British Columbia is worth a visit to make the most of your visit to the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
FernieVIC, Visitor Services at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Thanks for stopping by! Glad you found your visit worthwhile. We hope you stop by again next time you visit Fernie.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Gave us some great recommendations for eats, best coffee shops and local shop guies and pointers to enjoy our stay.

Date of experience: January 2018
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FernieVIC, Manager at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you for stopping by our Visitor Centre. Happy to hear that you enjoyed Fernie and our recommendations! Hope to see you again :)

Reviewed October 3, 2017

A good place to go for local info on hiking/trail maps.... apparently you don't even have to buy it, just take a photo of it on your phone. There is lots of pamphlets and such to pick up on local and surrounding attractions. Washrooms are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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FernieVIC, Visitor Services at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks for stopping in! Fernie is a great place for hiking, we're glad you found the information you needed :)

Reviewed October 3, 2017

Here you will find knowledgeable staff very caring and so helpful . They provided us with everything we needed as we were travelling back to our campsite six hours away so we wanted to see some attractions on the way back . They gave us...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Marie J
FernieVIC, Visitor Services at Fernie Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Hello :) Thanks for your review! I'm glad everything worked out on your trip back. Hope to see you in Fernie again!

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Response from FernieVIC | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes, you could take the Greyhound from Fernie to Banff. It's a pretty long ride but it's your most economical option.