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2018/2019 Super Camping

The print guide is designed to assist you in finding a place to stay, whether camping, RVing or driving on your vacation in British Columbia. It features information on private campgrounds, RV Parks and lodging establishments that are members of the BC Lodging and Campgrounds Association; National Parks campgrounds; RV dealers who o er services and supplies; RV rental companies, and a section on Attractions to help you enrich your vacation experience.


Super Camping - Vancouver Island & The Gulf Islands VANCOUVER ISLAND & THE GULF ISLANDS Cape Scott Park Quatsino Sound Port Hardy Port Alice Brooks Peninsula Park Port McNeill Nimpkish Lake Park Nootka Sound Pacific Marine Circle Tour Island Highway 19 Drive Vancouver Island Region Nanaimo to Tofino Hwy 4 ©Super Camping 2018 19 Tahsish- Kwois Park Telegraph Cove Sayward Zeballos Tahsis Clayoquot Sound Knight Inlet Campbell14 River 12 Bute Inlet Heriot Bay Toba Inlet Jervis Whistler Quathiaski Lund Inlet Gold 28 Black 8Cove Powell River River Creek Tantalus Strathcona 19A 101 Park Park Courtenay 1 Comox Garden Egmont 11 Bay Cumberland Royston Squamish Texada I. Fanny Bay 5 Madeira Park Sechelt Clayoquot Park Vargas Plateau Deep Bay Qualicum Beach Gibsons Bowser 10 Island Park Park Coombs Parksville VANCOUVER 3 Tofino 4 Port Errington Nanoose Bay Alberni Gabriola I. Long Beach NANAIMO 4 6 13Ucluelet Ladysmith 7 Thetis I. Barkley Lake Galiano I. Sound Broken Cowichan Chemainus Islands Bamfield Lake Salt 1 Spring Park Cowichan I. Duncan Sidney Hesquiat Peninsula Park Maquinna Pacific Rim National Park West Coast Trail Whaletown Carmanah- Port Walbran Renfrew Mill Bay Park Malahat Juan de 14 Fuca Park Sooke Ts’yl-os Park Port Angeles Saanichton 9 2 VICTORIA FEATURED MEMBERS 1. Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort, Courtenay, pages 8, 47 & 60 2. Beachcomber RV Park, Victoria (Saanichton), page 12 3. Crystal Cove Beach Resort, Tofino, pages 12, 48 & 60 4. Inn on Long Lake, Nanaimo, page 47 5. Lighthouse RV Park, Fanny Bay, page 8 6 6. Living Forest Oceanside Campground & RV, Nanaimo, pages 10 & 60 7. Mountainaire Campground & RV Park, Nanaimo, pages 10 & 60 8. Pacific Playgrounds Resort & Marina, Black Creek, pages 8, 46 & 60 9. Pedder Bay Resort & Marina, Victoria (Metchosin), page 13 10. Qualicum Bay Resort, Qualicum Bay, pages 11, 48 & 60 11. Sailcone’s Wilderness Fishing & Grizzly Bear Lodge, Minstrel Island/ Knights Inlet, page 47 12. Salmon Point Resort RV Park & Marina, Campbell River, pages 8, 46 & 60 13. Terrace Beach Resort, Ucluelet, page 48 14. Thunderbird RV Park & Resort, Campbell River, pages 8, 47 & 60

Situated on the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands have a stunning landscape of lush forests, snow-capped mountains, miles of sandy beaches and warm waters. Accessible by ferry from Vancouver and Seattle, visitors come here to enjoy the myriad of outdoor activities such as golfing, fishing, boating, whale watching, hiking, and skiing. Whether visiting local artisans, strolling on a beach, taking in a local festival or experiencing the history and attractions of Victoria, the provincial capital, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands is a destination for everyone. Island Highway 19 Nanaimo to Port Hardy Scenic Drive On the eastern coast of Vancouver Island starting from Nanaimo, travellers can head north on Highway 19 for 391 km (243 mi) to the city of Port Hardy, Vancouver Island’s gateway to the Inside Passage. Unless you are taking the ferry north to Prince Rupert or Bella Coola you must turn around and retrace your steps. On the way recommended stops include Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Comox, Courtenay, Campbell River, Sayward, Telegraph Cove and Port McNeill. Side trips to Heriot Bay, Strathcona Park, Gold River and Zeballos are also available. Pacific Marine Circle Tour The Pacific Marine Circle Tour is a short 255 km (158 mi) journey along Vancouver Island’s remote coasts, and offers beautiful views of the Juan De Fuca, Haro, and Georgia Straits. The quiet ambiance of the Island relaxes visitors with views of quiet parks and oceanside towns. Note: Sections of the route are secondary roads without a centre line. There are narrow parts with a number of single lane bridges over several scenic streams. As well, you will encounter hairpin bends and bumpy roads. Super Camping - Vancouver Island & The Gulf Islands Nanaimo to Tofino Highway 4 The drive from Nanaimo to Tofino will take 2.5 - 3 hours and is 200+ km (120 mi) but it would be wise to give yourself five. This fabulous road trip is not to be rushed – you’ll want to make multiple stops along the way to explore, worship the rugged beauty, snap photos and simply reflect on your place in this vast world. The route takes you through MacMillan Provincial Park and famous Cathedral Grove with 800 year old growth trees. Next is Port Alberni a recommended stop for snacks, a restroom break or to fill up on gas. Highway 4 becomes the Pacific Rim Highway. The final destination of Tofino or the other direction at the fork is the quaint village of Ucluelet. In between both falls the famous Pacific Rim National Park. More Information: See page 3 for symbol explanation Bamfield Pachena Bay Campground Tel: (250) 728-1287 90 Emchiss Way, Ancala (Bamfield) BC V0R 1B0 Pachena Bay Campground is nestled in an old-growth rainforest next to an expansive, sandy beach that directly faces the open Pacific Ocean. The campground has been smartly upgraded to welcome RVs, campers and tenting. CP 7 days prior to check-in. Open: Apr - Oct. ** Rates: Unserviced $35-$42 Partial Serviced $50-$60 Tenting $34-$46. Pets welcome, must be kept on leash at all times. L73 a u l F I K b c d f i M r x V U Bowser/Deep Bay Deep Bay RV Park Tel: (250) 757-8424 5315 Deep Bay Dr., Bowser BC V0R 1G0 Centrally located in fabulous Lighthouse Country. Family RV Park on 1500’ beachfront. Swimming, fishing, boating, tidal pools, shellfish, eagles, seals, herons. Quiet off-hwy location, access from Hwy 19, Exit 87, Hwy 19A. Hello paradise! Open: May 1 - Sep 30. ** Rates: Per Vehicle 2 Persons Unserviced/Partial $31- $38 Serviced $41-$48 Tenting $31-$38 Add’l Adult $5 Child 7 & Over $2. L30 a u l v F G H I c d f h i n p s U Campbell River & Area Brown’s Bay Resort Tel: (250) 287-7108 15021 Brown’s Bay Rd., Campbell River BC V9H 1N9 20 mins. north of Campbell River, down a 5 km gravel road lies this picturesque Oceanfront Resort. Full-hook up concrete RV pads, oceanfront or ocean view. Free WiFi, full kitchen Recroom, hot tub, fitness room, free showers, and laundry facility. Great salmon fishing, whale watching, grizzly and adventure tours. Oceanfront rental cabins and glamping tents also available. Full service marina, fuel/tackle, boat launch and a fully-licensed Floating Restaurant. Big Rig Friendly. RV Park Open: Apr 1 - Oct 31. ** Rates: 2 Persons Unserviced $35 Serviced $50-$55 Add’l Adult $5. ** See lodging listing page 46. L60 a u l v O F G H I K b c d f h t i k n o p q s x V U Follow us at 7