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Vancouver Island Visitor Centre

3607 Small Rd | #101, Cumberland, British Columbia V9N 3Z8, Canada
+1 855-400-2882
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spontaneous day in vancouver

i found myself with a 12 hr layover at the vancouver airport. Rather than sit around all day, I... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
roamingreeds
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rochester, ny
Fantastic place

Really helpful staff, wonderful small exhibits, nice little gift shop. Very glad I stopped in and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Frogbox
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Los Angeles, CA
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“information” (8 reviews)
“displays” (4 reviews)
“photos” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3607 Small Rd | #101, Cumberland, British Columbia V9N 3Z8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

i found myself with a 12 hr layover at the vancouver airport. Rather than sit around all day, I took a train to the last stop which was the water, to see what I could see. It just so happened that the tourism visitor center...More

Thank roamingreeds
VIVC-CV, Travel Counsellor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a wonderful review but I just wanted to let you know that you posted it to the wrong Visitor Centre. It should be for the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre on Burrard Street in Down town Vancouver. They would be thrilled to...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Really helpful staff, wonderful small exhibits, nice little gift shop. Very glad I stopped in and found some off the beaten track spots to explore!More

Thank Frogbox
VIVC-CV, Tourist Information Counselor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for visiting the Comox Valley and stopping in to see us at the Visitor Centre. Our staff prides itself on its expert local knowledge and we're so glad our advice was helpful to you in your exploring. Thank you for taking the time...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016

There's more than tourist information here. This building has beautiful displays, a playground and picnic area. The walls are adorned with First Nation's art. Watch for the entrance as you drive off the main highway into Courtenay. A Tutor Aircraft mounted in front is something...More

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Linda Y, Manager at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review for us. We do have unique and interactive displays in our exhibit gallery for everyone to enjoy. We are proud of our First Nation's art and are delighted to hear you enjoyed your trip...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I think this visitor centre was the best one I have ever visited. They had areas for resting, items to buy for gifts or keep sakes, but the most interesting part of this centre was the area they setup telling you all about the local...More

Thank Vivian E
Linda Y, Manager at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this review

We thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! Our staff are passionate about this this building and the diverse activities and attractions our area has to offer, and are delighted we were able to share that with you. For more...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016

A well-designed and staffed Visitor Centre that drew us into helpful information about the area. The museum area provides attractive, up-to-date displays focused on information and attractions of interest to travelers. The focus is on the area as it currently exists rather than on history....More

Thank Double0Seven
Linda Y, Manager at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write such a glowing review. The team here are happy to hear you received great information on our area during your recent visit to Canada. We invite you to stay in touch and follow us on Facebook and visit...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great stop-off with a very friendly staff member who helped us greatly in advising us on local walks and attractions. Easy to find and park. Small coffee machine and some food I think, but plenty of seating - we were lucky to be in fine...More

Thank blatchp
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We stopped because the building looked very odd. A circle? Made of wood? The outside wasn't much compared to the inside, though. A few big touchscreens to learn about the area, several stands, and displays. So you can entertain kids with the exhibits while grabbing...More

Thank Quinn L
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I was impressed with this visitor centre. We stopped to use the facilities and stayed to take in the display area depicting local attractions and activities. It`s fun, has visual appeal, and hits the right tone for families and folks who want casual colourful information....More

Thank lmjives
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We have been into the center a number of times since moving to the Island and always have had a warm reception and excellent service. They even mailed us a package within 5 business days when we inquired about real estate etc prior to moving....More

Thank Arcosdad
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is a very good visitor center. The design of the center so awesome Inside the building, there is a room with all the think you can do in this city It also have a small playground for kids. The Staff are very kind and...More

Thank boss622
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