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The Most Beautiful Place in the World

Vancouver Island is the most beautiful place in the world! This is a belief I have long held, and I’ve always felt I had a reasonable footing on which to make this bold statement. Recently I had the privilege of driving a 2,200 km loop through the southern part of British Columbia on a family road trip, which had me re-examining this long held belief.    

My Top 5 Vancouver Island Multi-Day Trips

Vancouver Island offers some of the very best multi-day outdoor adventure trips in the world. Let me start by saying that I do not claim to be an expert on the subject, having only tackled five of these trips to this point in my life.  Nonetheless, I thought it would be fun to rank my favourite multi-day trips in hopes of starting a conversation with others about their favourites. Here we go.

Della Falls: The Journey is the Destination

“In my opinion that is the most beautiful campsite on Great Central Lake,” our captain Ben bellowed over the roar of the outboard motor. I looked up from my thoughts to see he was pointing at a rocky point covered in arbutus trees. There was a wide open space for a tent that would provide a 270 degree view of the lake. On one side of the point was a small sandy beach, perfect for swimming.