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Vancouver Island Visitor Centre

Closes in 8 min: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Scenic British Columbia

Vancouver Island Visitor Centre was extremely helpful planning our sightseeing tour of the area... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
Worth a visit

This centre is well laid out with an impressive variety of exhibits. Great collection of animal... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Peter S
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Toronto, Canada
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Whether you are in the planning stages of your vacation or have arrived in the area and don't know where to begin, the Comox Valley's Vancouver Island Visitor Centre is your first stop to create an unforgettable vacation! The Centre also offers a...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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3607 Small Rd | #101, Cumberland, British Columbia V9N 3Z8, Canada
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Vancouver Island Visitor Centre was extremely helpful planning our sightseeing tour of the area, with brochures and helpful information.

Thank chickandbeast
VIVC-CV, Travel Information Counselor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Hi chickandbeast, Thanks so much for taking a moment to give us your feedback. We hope the sightseeing went well and we look forward to welcoming you back to see more. Happy Travels, Glenn

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This centre is well laid out with an impressive variety of exhibits. Great collection of animal toys. Friendly staff.More

Thank Peter S
VIVC-CV, Visitor Information Counsellor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Hi Peter, Thanks for writing a review of your visit to the Visitor Centre. Our exhibit gallery always garners positive comments from visitors and we apparently have the largest selection of stuffed animals on the Island, so said a collector a few weeks ago. We...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

I've travelled to many visitor centres but never knew the best one was in my own backyard! This place is truly amazing; Large, Clean, Friendly and Entertaining. The staff are wonderful, the building is stunning, the rest rooms are clean, and there's even a river...More

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VIVC-CV, Visitor Information Counselor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Hello Paul, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive and comprehensive review of the visitor centre! You made our day! We are very proud of our facility and really enjoy welcoming local families as well as our out of...More

Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Not only was the staff very helpful but the displays were really interesting. Quite an incredible building as well.

Thank MapleRidgeMalf
VIVC-CV, Visitor Information Counselor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Hello MapleRidgeMalf, We are so glad you had a good experience with us at the visitor centre. The building and grounds are a great source of pride to our staff and the community. Please drop in again when you are on the island. Glenn

Reviewed March 11, 2018

We have used this info centre for many of our excursions up Island and particularly for the Comox/ Courtney area. The Centre is always well staffed with very friendly, knowledgeable and courteous people. As well, the facility both inside the building and outside on the...More

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VIVC-CV, Visitor Information Counselor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Hello SES45, So kind of you to take the time to let us know how we're doing! We pride ourselves on keeping the centre looking "New" and clean so I'm glad you were pleased with what you saw. Stop by anytime you are going by!...More

Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Need a break on your way further north stop in the info centre. Free WiFi, coffee available, clean, beautiful decor, reasonable price souvenir shop, friendly & helpful staff

Thank CTarTrip
VIVC-CV, Visitor Centre Travel Counsellor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Lovely building. Helpful staff. Clean washrooms. Interesting exhibits. Nice gift shop. Definitely a worthwhile stop.

Thank sueward2408
VIVC-CV, Visitor Information Counsellor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you for your kind review of our establishment

Reviewed October 14, 2017

This is a large information centre serving visitors to the Comox valley and other island attractions. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The gift shop is well presented with local arts and crafts plus souvenir specials depicting Canada. The whole area including washrooms is...More

Thank Gail P
VIVC-CV, Visitor Information Counsellor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we love what we do and play "tourist" in our own back yard so we are better informed to help visitors.

Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and were warmly greeted and staff was helpful with variety of suggestions of what we could do while in the area.

Thank Rudi W
VIVC-CV, Tourism Information Counselor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thanks for stopping in and hope you had a chance to check out the other suggestions we gave to you.

Reviewed September 12, 2017

very informed people they now there work they now all there is to do on vancouver island .a must stop if you need help .More

Thank Wayne C
VIVC-CV, Tourism Information Counselor at Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Hi Wayne, Thanks for taking the time to write your feedback. We take pride in being able to help visitors with all their information needs, both here in the Comox Valley and on the Island as a whole. Drop by any time you are going...More

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