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The largest North American island in the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver Island is 100 kilometers at its widest point and 450 kilometres in length with 3,440 kilometres of coastline. The Island's physical features are characterized as coastal plains in the east, long fjords on the western coast, and a chain of glaciated mountains that geographically and climatically split the island down its centre.

Weather systems off the Pacific collide with this mountain barrier, rise, and release moisture on the west side of the mountains. The rugged west coast features dense, ancient rainforests, steep, narrow valleys and remote wind-battered shores.

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"One of the Best Holidays of My Life"

Tuesday, February 9 2016

Here's a fantastic comment we received from Ann after her kayak vacation last August, her second Vancouver Island Kayak tour.

Scott, As we spoke earlier I can't thank you enough for being the facilitator in what truly has to be the best or at at least one of the best holidays of my life.  I only say one as my husband is not here and I wish he could have experienced the wonders of British Columbia nature first hand.

I had two wonderful but very different kayak trips.  The first to the Broken Island Group and the second up here in Port Mc Neil.  I enjoyed both for different reasons.  Different geographies. Wildlife and also fellow travellers on the trip but both wonderfully well organised and the natural beauty of this place speaks for itself. more