Explore classic coastal temperate rainforest on mountain bike, or make your way through ancient crystal caverns on a cave excursion, as the Comox Valley’s alpine to ocean geography offers adventures to suit every age, skill and budget. Read more about outdoor adventures in the Comox Valley below or click here to book a guided tour!
The Island’s Best View, Mount Washington Alpine Resort
A full-service, year-round resort with astounding alpine to ocean views, Mount Washington boasts some of the deepest snowfalls in North America. In winter, the mountain offers 1,700 acres of terrain. In summer, enjoy scenic chairlift rides to the top of the mountain where family-friendly hiking trails provide easy access to the stunning panorama and the rush of the Island’s only lift-accessed downhill mountain bike park. Opening in 2019 – Mount Washington ZipTour. Experience 2.3 km of stunning alpine-ocean scenery in a whole new and thrilling way!
One of BC’s Best Mountain Biking Destinations
The Comox Valley’s extensive mountain bike trails draw riders from near and far. The trail network is surrounded by massive forests and offers masterfully crafted trails for all abilities. At the Mount Washington Alpine Resort’s Bike Park, riders can choose from a range of epic expert runs to easy beginner trails. Take a tour with a local bike guide or visit the many bike shops for rental bikes and insider tips only the local riders know!
Road Biking Paradise
From multi-day Sip & Savour Tours to three-hour Wine & Chocolate rides, the regions meandering, rider-friendly country roads are dotted with a multitude of farm and wineries and offers the perfect pairing for road riders of all ages and fitness levels. The annual Comox Valley Farm Cycle Tour allows cyclists behind the scenes access to numerous farms, wineries and other food & beverage producers.
Alpine to Ocean Hiking
From the rugged wilderness areas, glaciers, snowfields and mountains of Strathcona Provincial Park to coastal walks in the Seal Bay Nature Park, the Comox Valley is a paradise of extensive provincial and regional parks for adventure hikers or for those looking for a casual stroll through stunning pristine BC wilderness.
Cave Adventure Tours
Explore extensive subterranean cave playgrounds with marble passages and crystal caverns at Horne Lake caves. Climb an underground waterfall, slide down ramps and ladders with an optional squeeze through the “wormhole”.
Go for the Green
The Comox Valley is home to 7 popular golf courses, including the acclaimed Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community a past host of the Canadian PGA Qualifier. Many courses are open year-round attracting visitors from other parts of Canada and the U.S seeking greens in the winter months.
On Sunday May 26, communities across the province, will participate in the annual MS Walk to raise funds and improve the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS). Hundreds
On Sunday May 26, communities across the province, will participate in the annual MS Walk to raise funds and improve the lives of Canadians living with multiple sclerosis (MS). Hundreds of participants will show their support for people living with MS and ensure that Canadians with MS have a better future at the MS Walk at Courtenay Airpark in Courtenay.
The MS Walk is an event supported by friends, family and the community of people affected by MS and raises funds to help put an end to MS. Participants can choose from a variety of routes, including a wheelchair accessible route for participants using mobility aids.
(Sunday) 8:00 am
100 20th Street
Our Cellar Tasting Lounge and Wine Shop is a wonderful place to stop by for an afternoon visit with friends. Enjoy complimentary tastings. We carry a full
Our Cellar Tasting Lounge and Wine Shop is a wonderful place to stop by for an afternoon visit with friends. Enjoy complimentary tastings. We carry a full array of local specialty gifts including our own Vino Skin Care Line. Found a favorite wine and want to linger longer? Select some delicious cheeses, baguette, smoked salmon, pickled grapes, chutneys and chocolate, we will put it in a picnic trug that you will enjoy out in our Vineyard Terrace.
(Sunday) 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Vancouver Island Mountain Centre
The Vancouver Island Mountain Centre at Mount Washington caters to all group types. Located just 30 minutes from the Comox Valley, the facilities are large enough to accommodate 40 people. All you need to do is round up your group and we provide the accommodation, meeting space and outdoor programs.