Vancouver Island is one of the world's premiere tourist destinations. Millions of people visit the island every year to glimpse the stunning scenery and partake in the numerous activities offered by the natural playground. In the Essential Vancouver Island Outdoor Recreation Guide, avid outdoorsman and best-selling author John Kimantas has compiled a stunning resource to help you get the most out of the island's rugged coastlines, quaint villages and unbeatable recreational terrain. In an easy-to-follow, region-by-region format, discover the secrets of Vancouver Island through: Detailed maps Photos Geography Ecology Campsite information Recreation information on hiking, climbing, cycling, camping, whitewater rafting, spelunking and fishing Trivia. This book unlocks the beauty of Vancouver Island's numerous assets?from its most famous spots to the little-known havens only visited by locals.
John Kimantas is the author of the Wild Coast series of travel guides and the BC Coastal Recreation: Kayaking and Small Boat Atlas series. He lives on Vancouver Island.