Expert Andrew Hempstead focuses on the best of Victoria and Vancouver Island, helping you plan a more personal and memorable experience
Steep mountains divide dense rainforests and rocky shores from thriving cities. Discover the rugged and the cosmopolitan with Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island. Inside you'll find:
*Strategic, flexible itineraries, from a long weekend in Victoria to two weeks exploring Vancouver Island, designed for outdoor adventurers, culture and history buffs, families, and more
*Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Complete one of the world's great coastal hikes on the West Coast Trail, or try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding through protected fjords. Surf off the wild coast of Tofino, or experience the thrill of hooking a giant salmon on the Campbell River. Taste seafood fresh from the ocean in downtown Victoria and admire the city's timeless architecture. Spend the day in the colorful Butchart Gardens, learn the history of the First Nations, or discover the region's natural origins at the Royal BC Museum
*Honest advice from Vancouver Island expert Andrew Hempstead on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from waterfront lodges to secluded campsites
*Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout
*Background information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, culture, and local history
*With Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island's practical tips and insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.
Expanding your trip? Try Moon British Columbia. Craving more of Canada's incredible wilderness? Check out Moon Banff National Park.