What cities are in North Vancouver Island?

These regional districts include the towns of Campbell River, Comox, Courtenay, Port Alice, Port McNeill, Port Hardy, Alert Bay, Quadra Island, Denman Island and Hornby Island.

Where is the northern part of Vancouver Island?

Beginning an hour north of Campbell River towards Sayward, the North Island region extends north to the windswept tip at Cape Scott, west to the jagged Pacific coast and east across whale-rich waters to include the Great Bear Rainforest and sections of the BC mainland.

What is the most northern town on Vancouver Island?

Port Hardy, BC is the northernmost town on Vancouver Island and marks the end of Highway 19 which runs from Port Hardy all the way south along the coast to Victoria at the other end of VI.

What are the 4 regions of Vancouver Island?

Vancouver Island is divided into North Island, Central Island, South Island, the Pacific Rim (West Coast), Greater Victoria, and the Gulf & Discovery Islands.

Is Campbell River North or Central Island?

Campbell River is located on the east coast of North Central Vancouver Island 29 km (18 mi) north of Courtenay on Hwy 19 and 155 km (96 mi) north of Nanaimo and the Departure Bay ferry terminal.

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How far north can you drive Vancouver Island?

Known locally as the Island Highway, Highway 19 is the main thoroughfare that connects the communities of Vancouver Island North with Nanaimo, plus many towns in between. The route between Nanaimo and Port Hardy (the furthest north you can drive on the Island) is approximately 390 km.

Where is Vancouver North or South?

Vancouver is located on the mainland of North America, in the south-west corner of British Columbia, the westernmost of Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories.

Are there grizzly bears on Vancouver Island?

But Vancouver Island still offers excellent brown bear habitat. There’s no reason it could not support a population of grizzlies today or in the future. There are many factors that would inhibit grizzlies from establishing a population on Vancouver Island, crossing a three-to 4.5 kilometer gap is one of them.

Is it expensive to live on Vancouver Island?

Summary about cost of living in Nanaimo, BC, Canada: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 3,393$ (4,290C$) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 955$ (1,207C$) without rent. Nanaimo is 23.14% less expensive than New York (without rent).

What is the driest place on Vancouver Island?

Average annual precipitation ranges from 6,650 mm (262 in) at Hucuktlis Lake on the west coast (making it the wettest place in North America) to only 608 mm (23.9 in) at Victoria Gonzales, the driest recording station in the provincial capital of Victoria.

What is considered North Vancouver Island?

These regional districts include the towns of Campbell River, Comox, Courtenay, Port Alice, Port McNeill, Port Hardy, Alert Bay, Quadra Island, Denman Island and Hornby Island.

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Is Tofino North Island?

Tofino is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island and is the official western terminus of the Trans Canada Highway.

Is Nanaimo considered South Island?

Southern Vancouver Island covers the country between Port Renfrew and Bamfield on the west coast and Malahat and Nanaimo on the east side.