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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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*[[Zeballos]]
  
 
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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==
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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==
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*Strathcona Provincal Park is BC's oldest park.
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*The vast wilderness of the north.
  
 
===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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*Go fishing. Some of the best fishing in the world is on the Northern Island
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*Go camping or hunting or do both. Make sure you get your license before you go.
  
==Eat==
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*<eat name="Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Leap in to Salmon’s World at the Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre! Explore our unique interpretive gallery featuring all things salmon, and take a guided tour of a working salmon hatchery. All proceeds support salmon conservation in Northern Vancouver Island streams. Open May through September.</eat>
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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'''Lucky Lager''' is a favourite in the Northern Island.
  
 
==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
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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==

Latest revision as of 05:03, 22 May 2012

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

Contents

Cities[edit]

Other destinations[edit]

  • Gold River

Understand[edit]

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[edit]

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

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

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

Itineraries[edit]

Do[edit][add listing]

  • 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.
  • 1.
  • Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre. Leap in to Salmon’s World at the Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre! Explore our unique interpretive gallery featuring all things salmon, and take a guided tour of a working salmon hatchery. All proceeds support salmon conservation in Northern Vancouver Island streams. Open May through September.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

Lucky Lager is a favourite in the Northern Island.

Stay safe[edit]

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[edit]


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