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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
*[[Campbell River]] - A salmon fishing destination.
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*[[Campbell River]] — a salmon fishing destination.
*[[Port Hardy]] - Small logging town on the North tip of the island, gateway to [[Cape Scott Provincial Park]].
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*[[Port Hardy]] — small logging town on the north tip of the island, gateway to [[Cape Scott Provincial Park]]
*[[Telegraph Cove]] - Voted one of the ten best "towns" in Canada to visit by travel writers (as published in Harrowsmith Magazine.
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*[[Telegraph Cove]] — voted one of the ten best "towns" in Canada to visit by travel writers (as published in Harrowsmith Magazine)
  
 
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==Other destinations==
Gold River
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*'''Gold River'''
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Northern Vancouver Island is a Resource and Tourism based economy that large portions of wilderness. The people of the northern Vancouver Island are friendly and welcoming but like most people in the world it does help to be respectful of local customs. If you are invited(not chartered) to go fishing bring beer and offer to chip in for gas as it is still a lot cheaper than going on a charter fishing trip. Hitchhiking happens but its better if you organize a ride at a coffee house or on the internet.
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Northern Vancouver Island is a resource and tourism based economy that large portions of wilderness. The people of the northern Vancouver Island are friendly and welcoming but like most people in the world it does help to be respectful of local customs. If you are invited (not chartered) to go fishing bring beer and offer to chip in for gas as it is still a lot cheaper than going on a charter fishing trip. [[Tips for hitchhiking|Hitchhiking]] happens but its better if you organize a ride at a coffee house or on the internet.
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==
Less than 1% of northern Vancouver Island is Francophone but everyone speaks English
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Less than 1% of northern Vancouver Island is Francophone, so everyone speaks English.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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==See==
 
==See==
Strathcona Provincal Park is BC's oldest park.
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*Strathcona Provincal Park is BC's oldest park.
The vast wilderness of the north
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*The vast wilderness of the north.
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===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
Go fishing. Some of the best fishing in the world is on the Northern Island
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*Go fishing. Some of the best fishing in the world is on the Northern Island
Go camping or hunting or do both. Make sure you get your license before you go.
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*Go camping or hunting or do both. Make sure you get your license before you go.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
'''Ideal Cafe''' in Campbell river has seven types of hashbrowns. Need I say more.
 
'''painters Lodge''' in Campbell river has an amazing array of local food
 
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
Its a safe place but alcoholism and drug abuse is common on native reserves. Make sure you do not have anything of value in your vehicle if you park it for the night away from you. Also most of the Northern Island is without cell service so make sure your vehicle is in good order. Listen to the road warning signs they are not there for the scenery enhancement. Don't drink and drive. BC has the most stringent DUI laws in Canada.
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It's a safe place but alcoholism and drug abuse are common on native reserves. Make sure you do not have anything of value in your vehicle if you park it for the night away from you. Also most of the Northern Island is without cell service so make sure your vehicle is in good order. Listen to the road warning signs they are not there for the scenery enhancement. Don't drink and drive. BC has the most stringent DUI laws in Canada.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==

Revision as of 21:13, 3 November 2010

North Vancouver Island is in Vancouver Island. It is generally the more remote part of the island.

Contents

Cities

Other destinations

  • Gold River

Understand

Northern Vancouver Island is a resource and tourism based economy that large portions of wilderness. The people of the northern Vancouver Island are friendly and welcoming but like most people in the world it does help to be respectful of local customs. If you are invited (not chartered) to go fishing bring beer and offer to chip in for gas as it is still a lot cheaper than going on a charter fishing trip. Hitchhiking happens but its better if you organize a ride at a coffee house or on the internet.

Talk

Less than 1% of northern Vancouver Island is Francophone, so everyone speaks English.

Get in

Get around

See

  • Strathcona Provincal Park is BC's oldest park.
  • The vast wilderness of the north.

Itineraries

Do

  • Go fishing. Some of the best fishing in the world is on the Northern Island
  • Go camping or hunting or do both. Make sure you get your license before you go.

Eat

Drink

Lucky Lager is a favourite in the Northern Island.

Stay safe

It's a safe place but alcoholism and drug abuse are common on native reserves. Make sure you do not have anything of value in your vehicle if you park it for the night away from you. Also most of the Northern Island is without cell service so make sure your vehicle is in good order. Listen to the road warning signs they are not there for the scenery enhancement. Don't drink and drive. BC has the most stringent DUI laws in Canada.

Get out


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