Campbell River, Vancouver Island
There’s always something exciting going on in Campbell River, especially through the summer months. For a complete listing of special events, be sure to contact the Campbell River Visitor Information Centre. Some of the more popular annual celebrations include Transformations on the Shore (Carving competition), the Children’s Festival on July 1st, the Salmon Festival & Logger Sports in August, and the Haig-Brown Festival in September.If you’re looking for Campbell River fishing, you can choose from all-inclusive packages that include accommodation, meals, guides and gear, or just wander down to Discovery Pier and cast a line in the water. Or you can try your luck in the famous Tyee Pool.
Discover your true nature, from easy hikes in the many local nature parks located throughout the city, to full-on mountaineering adventures in nearby Strathcona Park, Campbell River is right in the centre of it all. This diversity of wilderness experiences is one of the major attractions for Campbell River residents and visitors alike. Choose from kayaking, cycling, surfing, canoeing, rafting, snorkeling with the salmon, or a tidal rapids tour. Campbell River offers tour operators who support beginners to experts in their outdoor experience.Looking for wildlife? Bears, eagles, whales, and other great creatures inhabit the area can be easily found and viewed safely by taking special tours with guides who know the Campbell River area, and have the right equipment to get you into the wilderness with ease.
There are three golf courses in the Campbell River area, Storey Creek, Sequoia Springs, and Saratoga, each can challenge and reward all levels of golfer with a great game.Information provided by Tourism Campbell River & Region.