Visit British Columbia, Canada
British Columbia has it all – you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to this adventure goldmine. It's home to Whistler – the dream town known for turning cheerful tourists into loyal residents.
BC has something for every type of traveller - from jaw-dropping coastlines, mountains, forests and wildlife, to epic snow sports, and lively, diverse cities.
If you're looking for a mix of fun, adventure and sophistication in a holiday, be sure to move BC right up there on the "To do" list.
MUST SEE SIGHTS AND THINGS TO DO IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
The cities Vancouver, Kelowna and Victoria are known for their vibrant and varied culture, as well as their progressive communities. There’s no shortage of miniature wine bars or devastatingly attractive hipsters in these digs.
Whistler – formally known as the most epic tourist destination in the universe. Well, close anyway. This town is an absolute must see in both winter and summer.
Whistler’s stunning natural beauty, endless activity offerings, family friendly resorts, and wild nightlife make it a winning holiday location for singles, couples, families and gathering mates. You really should go. You can thank us later.
Grizzly bear spotting in the north.
Checking out the hot springs and glacial lakes in the Kootenay Rockies.
Hiking Vancouver Island’s exquisite West Coast Trail.
Rafting in the Kicking horse river – if you’re game.
Kayaking in the tranquil waters of the Gulf Islands.
WHEN TO TRAVEL TO BRITISH COLUMBIA
Head to BC during December – March for the best powder snow sports in Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.
July – August is the time for summer festivals and the beaches of sunny Vancouver. September – October brings the beauty of fall, the peak of the bear watching season as the salmon run, but it is also ideal for magical storm-watching and gnarly surfing in Tofino.
GETTING TO BRITISH COLUMBIA
You can travel to British Columbia via air, rail or boat and the province is serviced by many airlines. Vancouver Airport is located 14km from downtown, the main city area.