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Smithers Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Friendly helpful people

very knowledgeable people about the town, the great adventures around the valley and the businesses... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
264erinr
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Smithers, Canada
Excellent

Very good welcome from helpful lady. We were looking for somewhere to walk and she pointed us in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sundowner59
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 days ago
“Friendly helpful people”
4 weeks ago
“Excellent”
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The Smithers Visitor Centre is the place to receive answers to all your questions about the beautiful Bulkley Valley. Drop by and ask our friendly and knowledgeable staff questions concerning your travel or Smithers, and we will do our best to...more
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1411 Court Street, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

very knowledgeable people about the town, the great adventures around the valley and the businesses that are in smithers bc

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 264erinr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good welcome from helpful lady. We were looking for somewhere to walk and she pointed us in right direction with great map and suggestions I would recommend dropping in if you are in search of information on Smithers area

Date of experience: February 2019
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smithersvibe, Visitor Centre Supervisor at Smithers Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very glad that you were able to get the information you needed. Please stop in again the next time you are in Smithers.

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We were just passing through and got some great suggestions and literature for the towns we will be visiting. The more you tell them about what you like and where you are going, the better info you’ll receive !More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kmsmolen
smithersvibe, Visitor Centre Supervisor at Smithers Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We apologise for the late response to your review. It was a busy summer. We love hearing that we were helpful! Yes, it does help to have lots of information about what visitors likes so we are better...More

Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Stopped at this place to inquire of surrounding things to do, very helpful lots of places to see and do.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Loved the exhibits on indigenous peoples history in the area as well as the Chinese and Japanese immigrants. Excellent presentation on the history of Smithers and the connection to railroading in Canada. Very educational. Picked up the brochure about the 'Culture Crawl' and thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Diane Z
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

They were not just extremely knowledgeable about the local area but they gave me some very valuable information I require to cycle towards Prince Rupert. Full Stars

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank HermannKerr
smithersvibe, Visitor Councillor at Smithers Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank you so much for your review we love hearing that we were helpful and able answer all your questions! Have a great rest of your trip!

Reviewed July 19, 2017

Located within a short walking distance of the Fireweed Motel, the visitor centre is small but has a lot of good resources for learning about Smithers and deciding what to do while you're there. It's located in a quiet section of town, and is worthwhile...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Murray W
smithersvibe, Visitor Councillor at Smithers Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are always glad to hear that we were able to provide you with information that benefited your trip. We hope that the rest of your trip is fantastic and we hope you decide to visit Smithers again...More

Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

It doesn't look like much on the outside but inside you will find very helpful staff and lots of brochures to get more out of your BC vacation. They even had a few souvenir items like shirts and stuffed animals. Really nice place! Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank iloveromance
Management response:Responded July 6, 2017

Thank you very much for stopping by! We are happy to hear that we were helpful and had all the information you needed. We hope that the rest of your trip is fantastic!

Reviewed June 30, 2017

Oh my goodness! We needed to dump and get water, and they were there with on site both! We needed information about the area, they were a wealth of knowledge! We needed secure internet and they had it!! They had everything we needed and were...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dukmadgin
Management response:Responded July 1, 2017

It's great to hear that we had everything that you needed! We're glad that you stopped by and that we were able to fill all your needs and questions! Have a great rest of your trip!

Reviewed June 19, 2017

The young woman on duty knows little about her community. Each of the questions I asked got some version of "I don't know", or incorrect information. Some work needs to go into compiling the information in several of the handouts on various sculptures around town...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank CruiserYT
Management response:Responded June 21, 2017

Hello, thank you for your review, we will definitely work on trying to compile similar information into fewer handouts for guests, as we know that many of our guests have a surplus of paper and handouts already. As for our visitor councillors, for many it...More

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