Destination

Campbell River Holidays

The salmon capital of the world

Nestled on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and known as the "Salmon Capital of the World", Campbell River is the ultimate adventure and eco-tourism hub.

Capture the spirit of Campbell River with a stroll in the sea breezes on Discovery Pier and you might see a salmon, eagle, or whale. Take in views of Discovery Passage, Quadra Island and, in the distance, the rugged Coast Mountain range of mainland British Columbia. Explore trails along Campbell River's namesake, a designated British Columbia Heritage River. Relax and unwind amidst streams and lakes in forests kept green by the mild Pacific Coast climate. 

Campbell River is also the gateway to the Discovery Islands, home to remote and renowned luxury wilderness destinations. These one-of-a-kind resorts are like giant adventure playgrounds where you'll find a world of mountains, coastlines, and islands just waiting to be explored.

Destination Highlights
  • View minke, gray, humpback and orca on a whale watching excursion
  • World-famous for deep sea fishing, including all five species of Pacific salmon
  • Take in the breathtaking scenery of rivers, lakes and lush forests
  • Watch as Grizzly bears feed on Salmon in September and October
  • Experience the fascinating First Nations culture
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT -8 hours
  • Currency CAD - Canadian Dollars
  • Visa Information Please ensure you have a valid electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to your departure to Canada. Please check on the Canadian Embassy for all Visa FAQ’s.
  • Language English
  • Flight Time Approx 9 hours; direct flights from the UK to Vancouver are available
  • Health Information No special vaccines required.

Top Tips from our Experts

Rozario

Destination Specialist

"If you love fishing then book a fishing trip from Painter's Lodge, they offer some of the best fishing."

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