Murals of Chemainus

It started in the summer of 1982 with a province wide redevelopment fund, that initiated a Downtown Revitalization Project to give a face lift to a tired looking main street and has now developed into a thriving attraction to thousands of visitors each year. The town has at this time, 44 murals that are open […]

Totem Pole Tour -Day Trip From The Qualicum Breeze House

There are hundreds of totem poles on Vancouver Island made by many of the 50 first nation tribes on the Island. Although totem poles have become a symbol of all Northwest Coast Native people , tall multiple-figure poles were first made only by the northern Northwest Coast Haida, Tlingit, and Tsimshian peoples in British Columbia. They were carved as door entrances or interior […]

Wild Edible Mushroom Picking

There are many types of mushrooms that are incredibly good to eat and fun to hunt for on the island. A few of the most common ones in the fall are Pine mushrooms, Chanterelles and Lobster Mushrooms.      Lobster Mushroom              Pine Mushrooms               Chanterelles […]

Updates for Fishing BC

When you book the log cabin to take your buddies out fishing, don’t forget your wives, they will enjoy lounging on the beach with their friends and a few cold refreshments but remember a few rules of sport fishing have changed so check ahead of time. Lists of sport fishing guides Recently, the BC government […]

Farmer’s Markets – Check them out!!

Farmer’s Markets in the mid island bursting with local edibles, baked goods and local produce. It’s a great way to spend your time and know that you are coming home with the best the area has to offer. What could be more enjoyable then getting out in the gorgeous weather, visiting the wonderful people of […]

Provincial and Regional Parks Plus Trails

Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park – Winner of BC’s Remarkable Experience Award Specials to check out!! 2hr Riverbend Explorer Cave Tour 30% Off Special (30% off to celebrate our 30th Anniversary!) $32 Rosewall Creek Provincial Park  Park Map Here – Cycling, fishing, hiking, swimming and pets allowed on leash. Spider Lake Provincial Park   Maps and brochures are […]