North Vancouver Island Accommodations

Find accommodations on North Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Find a vacation rental home near the beach, rent a rustic cottage near one of the lush provincial parks, find lodging near Mount Washington, or take in views of the Georgia Strait from the top floor of a condo rental.

North Vancouver Island is separated from mainland Canada by approximately 18 nautical miles. It can be reached by taking a ferry from the Sunshine Coast (Powell River) to Comox, or by driving North from two of the other ferry docking points, Victoria and Nanaimo. It takes approximately ninety minutes to cross from the mainland by ferry.

North Vancouver Island is an outdoor adventure enthusiast’s wonderland. This scenic region has numerous accommodation options with nature, ocean, and wildlife right at your vacation rentals doorstep. Towns in this area include Tahsis, Fanny Bay, Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River, Alert Bay, Port Hardy and more. Rent holiday lodging directly from owners of cottages, chalets, bed and breakfasts, cabins, homes, and condo rentals on North Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.

Find a vacation rental home in Port Hardy, the northern-most town on Vancouver Island. There is only wilderness beyond this point. Fishing, world-class scuba diving, watching coastal wildlife, and hiking are favored activites here. Port Hardy is the gateway to Cape Scott Provincial Park, a rugged coastal wilderness that is a mecca for wildlife and rainforest.

Further south is the town of Campbell River, which claims the bragging rights for “Salmon Capital of the World.” Sport fishing is the most popular tourist attraction, with all five species of Pacific salmon found in the waters here. Vacation rentals can be found for two or for a large family retreat. Fifty-five kilometers south is the town of Comox. This beautiful seaside town has a beautiful mountain landscape, lush valley farmland, and a range of accommodations including lodges, hotels, motels, B&Bs, rental cottages, condo rentals, and campgrounds.

Tahsis is on the west coast of North Vancouver Island, It is a 2 ½ hour drive from Campbell River. This is where the fisherman of the world meet each year for world-class ocean fishing, with Halibut and Salmon in abudance. Popular activities also include kayaking, windsurfing, diving, caving, wildlife watching and hiking. Find your perfect accommodation in this small ecotourism town.

Whatever your North Vancouver Island destination, Owner Direct offers a wide variety of accommodations to suit your needs.

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    West Coast Retreat

    Alert Bay: Lodge
    • 4 BDR
    • 4 BA
    • Sleeps 12
    • #59769
    avg $408 CAD/night Credit Card Paypal Pet Friendly
    Cradled on a peninsula overlooking Johnstone Strait on an acre of lush land, the lodge lies on the south shore of Cormorant Island, in a glacier-carved waterway with Vancouver Island to the south and the rugged mainland coast to the north. Accessible only by boat or ferry, Alert Bay (pop. 1400) is the oldest community on north Vancouver Island, and Johnstone Strait is home to the largest population of orca whales in Western North America. Eagles nest in our backyard. Activities include fishing, kayaking, whale and grizzly bear watching, the Big Tree Trail and First Nations culture. The lodge has been recently renovated and has an expansive common room with 14' arched cedar beams, a wood stove, library, bathrooms with heated floors and dining room. A children's playground is located on the east side of the Lodge. Two bicycles are available to explore the Island. Transportation to the lodge by 15 passenger van is available from Vancouver or Victoria.

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