Category Archives: WHEELCHAIR ACCESS

Vancouver Island locations and events that are wheelchair accessible

Port Alberni’s Great Sail Past

  We are greatly looking forward to attending this great community event again this coming Sunday, December 3.  This ‘encore presentation’ from an earlier sail past will give our readers a good idea of what fun it is, even in the worst … Continue reading

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Ladysmith’s Christmas Festival of Lights extravaganza

 The Ladysmith Festival of Lights is worth planning ahead for and making the commitment to get to the Island from wherever you are. This is the 30th annual light-up that involves 1,ooo volunteer hours and tons of fun!        For a … Continue reading

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Nanoose’s Rusted Rake Farm café

To say that Nanoose’s newest eatery is off and running is an understatement. Opened in late July of this year, Rusted Rake Farm has been packed with patrons each time we have enjoyed a meal there. Located off Northwest Bay … Continue reading

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Nanaimo’s Buttertubs Marsh

With the feasting, partying and indoor activities of the looming Yuletide season (not to mention this month’s Thanksgiving celebrations) often comes the desire to just get outdoors for a bit of fresh air and exercise. There is a perfect spot … Continue reading

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Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

One man’s dream. One magical internationally-renowned legacy. That best sums up Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail – a spectacular network of easily accessible walking trails  that stretches for a total of 10 kilometres (6.25 miles)  along the awe-inspiring headlands of Vancouver … Continue reading

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Salt Spring Island’s Ruckle Provincial Park

There is a little bit of everything to be found at Ruckle Provincial Park, located on the southern tip of Salt Spring Island – history, waterfront, wildlife, woodland trails.  When we visited back in early autumn we figured on spending … Continue reading

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Ladysmith’s Wild Poppy Bistro

Who knew? Who knew that a tiny town of 8,500 perched on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island could be home to an upscale bistro – gluten and peanut-free, no less! Well, the good residents of Ladysmith know, and that’s … Continue reading

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Rob’s Lighthouse Eatery in Cowichan Bay

Eating outdoors is a rite of summer for us, whether we are at home or on the road. It is one of the great pleasures of the season, especially when a dining experience turns up a happy new find like … Continue reading

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Fairy magic at Milner Gardens

When the lives of children are so caught up these days with scheduled activities, the cyber world and the hard business of growing up in modern times, it’s refreshing to find a place and occasion where magic, timelessness and imagination … Continue reading

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Nanoose Bay Art in the Garden

Can there be a lovelier place to be on a fine summer’s day than a beautiful garden filled to the brim with talented artisans and musicians?  If you think that nothing could be better, be sure to mark your calendar … Continue reading

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