Central Vancouver Island

With coastline on two sides and mountains in the middle, Central Vancouver Island is a popular vacation and recreation area on . You can take it easy with gentle strolls amongst old-growth trees, walk along wide beaches or check out some of the local museums to learn about the area.

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is the central hub city of in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city of about 18,000 people in . Photo: Kiwibirdman, CC BY 3.0.

, or Wiwek̓a̱m, is a city of about 35,000 people on the east coast of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city of about 26,000 people on the east coast of , in . Photo: KenWalker, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, population 1,700, is a former logging and fishing village that has become a center for ecotourism and activities such as whale watching, surfing, and camping. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a tourist town of about 8,500 people on in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a city in Central Vancouver Island in . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small town on the west coast of , . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in Central Vancouver Island in . Photo: Qualicum Beach, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town of about 15,000 people on the east coast of Vancouver Island, approximately 115 km north of Nanaimo. Photo: Guinness323, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as Friendly Cove, is a small settlement on Nootka Island, off Central Vancouver Island. Photo: Lookunder, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the oldest provincial park in , , and the largest on . Photo: dvs, CC BY 2.0.

is in Central Vancouver Island, close to its geographic centre. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is off the coast of Central Vancouver Island in . Photo: Drm310, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a rural area southwest of / on . Photo: Shaundd, CC BY 3.0.

is a rural area northwest of / on that includes the communities of Qualicum Bay, Bowser and Deep Bay. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a small coastal town of about 180 people in Central Vancouver Island. Photo: Rick McCharles, CC BY 2.0.

Central Vancouver Island

Latitude of center
49.69° or 49° 41' 24" north
Longitude of center
-125.12° or 125° 7' 12" west

Popular Destinations in Vancouver Island

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