Floatplanes, Vancouver Harbour

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Travel between the coastal communities of the Pacific Northwest has never been more seamless. Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre is Downtown Vancouver’s seaplane terminal. Located in the heart of Vancouver, the terminal gives business and leisure float plane travellers immediate access to the city’s business district, shopping and restaurants, hotels, and convention centres.

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Scheduled service between many Coastal BC communities, such as Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Bedwell Harbour, Ganges Harbour, Maple Bay, Sechelt, Comox, Whistler, and Seattle.Custom private charters are also available to popular […]

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Camping and Canoeing: Outdoor Recreation in BC

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Campers in pursuit of paradise migrate to British Columbia as if on a pilgrimage. British Columbia’s magnificent parks and forests are praised world-wide for their spectacular natural beauty and peaceful, affordable campsites. Whether you carry your pack on your back, navigate by canoe or drive your home, you’ll discover an outdoor utopia amongst our pristine alpine lakes, rugged mountainous interior and challenging coastal trails.

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Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park

Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Yoho National Park on the border of British Columbia and Alberta is home to waterfalls, glacial lakes, snow-topped mountain peaks, roaring rivers, deep silent forests, and spiral tunnels inside the mountains. Through erosion, nature has carved some of the most dramatic landscapes in the country.

See the natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River, and visit the Kicking Horse Pass National Historic Site. See the Hoodoos, immense boulders balanced atop tall pillars of glacial till.

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Mount Assiniboine, BC Rocky Mountains

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Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is a vast expanse of untamed natural wilderness situated on the spine of the Rocky Mountains between British Columbia and Alberta. This massive park encompasses a rugged, but picturesque landscape that symbolizes the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Mount Assiniboine Park is also a World Heritage site protecting breathtaking snow-capped peaks, shimmering mountain lakes, glistening glaciers and sun-dappled alpine meadows.

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Wood Duck: Wildlife in British Columbia

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The wood duck is a medium-sized perching duck, also known as the American Wood Duck. A typical adult is from 47 to 54 cm (19 to 21 in) in length with a wingspan of between 66 to 73 cm (26 to 29 in). This is about three-quarters of the length of an adult mallard. It shares its genus with the Asian Mandarin duck (Aix galericulata).

The adult male has distinctive multicoloured iridescent plumage and red eyes, with a distinctive white flare down the neck. The less-colourful female has a white […]

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Horse Barn, Nimpo Lake, Chilcotin BC

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The Chilcotin offers excellent horseback riding country, as many parks in the region are only accessible by hiking, horseback or floatplane. Come and experience the excitement of a horseback adventure dating back to the good old days, when horses brought the fur traders, prospectors and settlers into the BC interior.

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Totem Pole: Duncan, British Columbia

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Duncan, in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, has transformed itself into the City of Totems – a unique urban forest with distinctive hand-carved cedar poles from local native artisans on public display in parks and downtown streets. Duncan is the traditional home of the Coast Salish First Nations.

There are nearly eighty totem poles in Duncan, both downtown and along a half-kilometre section of the Trans-Canada Highway. Follow the yellow foot prints on the sidewalk to view the 41 totems on the self-guided City of Totems Walking Tour.

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