• Weekend in Vancouver

    Weekend in Vancouver
    Vancouver is a heady mix of contemporary and retro, sophisticated and laidback, urban and wild. It is a sparkling modern city of skyscrapers surrounded by cosy vintage neighbourhoods, sandy beaches, darkly hushed forests, towering mountains and endless ocean. It's a city that embraces the outdoors, but offers plenty of unique indoor activities, too, from shopping for funky shoes to exploring one of the most exciting dining scenes in North America.

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  • Vancouver welcomes new Aboriginal boutique hotel

    Vancouver welcomes new Aboriginal boutique hotel

    Skwachàys is Vancouver's latest boutique hotel with a unique twist. This stunning hotel is a social enterprise that offers a uniquely Aboriginal cultural experience.

    All materials have been donated, as well as the designers and interior decorators who have donated their time. All profits go to the Native Housing Authority – allowing Aboriginal people to afford housing in Vancouver.

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  • Biking in Whistler

    Biking in Whistler

    Inspired by London 2012 and now the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, cycling in the UK is enjoying new found popularity.

    If you are lucky enough to be visiting Whistler this summer, here's a few ideas for pedalling anyway you like!

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  • BC staff - always game!

    BC staff - always game!

    Last weekend, Destination BC staff could be found out and about exhibiting alongside one of our key tour operator partners Go Fishing & Windows on the Wild at the CLA Game Fair.

    The game fair took place at Blenheim Place in Oxfordshire - a glorious setting with perfect English weather. Based in the Fishing Village, Destination BC was promoting BC Fishing and Wildlife watching trips including bear spotting and whale watching holidays.

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  • Grizzly getaway!

    Grizzly getaway!
    From early May through October, Great Bear Nature Tours offers grizzly bear viewing excursions from Port Hardy to a beautiful river valley on the central coast of British Columbia. Known as the Great Bear Rainforest, this area is one of the best places in the world to observe grizzly (brown) bears and many other forms of wildlife including black bears, wolves and bald eagles.

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New BC Ski eGuide available now!


With 13 resorts to choose from, deciding where to hit British Columbia's slopes can sometimes prove your biggest dilemma. The new BC Ski eGuide is here to help.

Download the latest BC Ski eGuide