When planning your Vancouver Island vacation consider these attractions and businesses. Many are within the Comox Valley and all are ‘day trips’ from your base at Two Eagles Lodge.
Vancouver Island Events
Comox Valley Music Fest
This long-running event features musicians from all over the world. Featured performers have ranged from Roberta Flack to Dan Hicks. This is a fun family. The event is held on the second weekend in July
A listing of all the events happening on Vancouver Island. This listing contains many of the smaller events that we haven’t got room for in this page.
Section 8 Ski & Snowboard Courses
Section 8 Snowsport Institute offers ski & snowboard instructor training, mountain leadership courses and other ski and snowboard adventures.
Vancouver Island Attactions
Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens
With one of the “largest rhododendron collections in Western Canada” this is a perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon.
Goats on the Roof at Coombs Market
This is the most unique market place on Vancouver Island. A collection of stores selling everything for hats to imported pasta. And – yes there are goats on the roof
It is hard to believe that this world famous garden was once a barren quarry. Summer or winter this is a MUST SEE attraction.
Guided Fishing Charters for Salmon and Halibut from the most productive areas on Vancouver Island, British Columbia Canada.
UB Diving – DiveShop
All your scuba diving and kayak needs, not to mention some of the best scuba diving in North America
Relic Surf Shop
Relic is Ucluelet’s forward thinking Surf Shop and Surf School, conveniently located near the entrance to town.
Big Animal Encounters
From scuba diving to snorkeling with the sea lions and Friday Jazz trips to Hornby Island, this company has you covered in the Comox Valley & Campbell River.
Island Pursuit Sport Fishing
Island Pursuit Sport Fishing is the Comox Valleys premiere fishing charter company. Your host and guide Steve Veloso has generations and a life time of fishing experience on the coast.
Pubs, Restaurants, and Coffee Shops
The Backstreet Pub is known locally for its great lunches and live entertainment. Check their website for details.
Freshly prepared menu using a lot of the valley’s local ingredients.
Black Fin Pub at the Marina
Contemporary fare with an emphasis on local sea food. A spectacular view of the Comox Marina and inner harbour.
The Atlas Café
One of the most popular restaurants in Courtenay. Reservations are recommended for both lunch and dinner service.
Don’t let the name fool you – there is more than just the areas finest chocolates. In addition to chocolates they have “24 flavours (seasonally) of house-made gelato and sorbetto and even a full-service cappuccino bar.”
Stubbs Island Whale Watching
British Columbia’s first whale watching company was established in 1980. Orca (killer whales) and many other marine mammals frequent the Johnstone Strait and Robson Bight area. Stubbs Island Whale Watching is locally owned and operated by Jim and Mary B
Van Isle Fishing and Marine Adventures
Year round mid Vancouver Island salmon fishing charters & marine tours. Group and family fishing in calm waters, prawning, boat tours, and sightseeing.
Horne Lake Caves
Check out the Vancouver Island Underworld at Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park. Open year round for adventures ranging from mild to extremely wild! Explore on your own or on an educational guided tour. Check out the new Cave Theatre, Museum, fossil display
Corilair – chartered flights
Corialr offers site seeing tour of some of the most remote and spectacular location on Vancouver Island – a definite MUST DO!
Island Gourmet Trails
A tour with a difference. Explore the Comox Valley’s culinary delights. Starting with a tour of a local winery and finishing with a gourmet dinner.
Both whale watching and grizzly tours. They guarentee you will see a whale or your next trip is free.
Grey Wolf Expeditions – Kayak Tours
Grey Wolf Expeditions have kayak tours for all skill levels. Their new Orca Adventure Camp, lets you enjoy whale watching, camping, kayaking, hiking or just relaxing on the beach.
Discovery Marine Safaris
Exciting Whale Watching and Grizzly Bear Viewing Tours departing in Campbell River, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
Comox Air Force Museum
“One of the finest aviation libraries in Canada” plus static displays outlining the history of the RCAF and 19 Wing Comox. Among the planes on display is one of the few surviving Mark IX Spitfires, currently being restored to ‘flight ready’ conditions.