Campbell River is a city in British Columbia on the east coast of Vancouver Island at the south end of Discovery Passage. Campbell River has long been known as the salmon capital of the world offering world class fishing in magnificent settings.
Campbell River offers an outstanding array of wildlife viewing including bears and whales. Close by is Strathcona Provincial park with its stunning scenery and the pristine Discovery islands. In Campbell River itself the Museum is acclaimed for its pioneer and First Nations exhibits. The town hosts a busy arts and culture scene, and is ringed with shopping malls.
Things to See & Do
* Whale & bear watching tours
* Sport fishing
* Strathcona Provincial Park
* Discovery Islands
* Campbell River Museum
Cruise Season – May - September
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English
Land Area – 143.48 km²
Population – 31,445 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – +1
Port Location – There are facilities for cruise ship to anchor at marinas in the Campbell River area.
Transport Links - Daily scheduled flights arrive at Campbell River Airport from Vancouver International Airport. Seasonal floatplane service is available from downtown Seattle. There are also floatplanes, helicopters and small planes for charter to and from Campbell River. Motorcoach travel to Campbell River is also available.