Dec 20-23

Collection by Sarah Kedves

10 
Pins
Botanical Beach, a beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island, is well known for its rich tidal pools, abundant intertidal marine creatures, and fantastic geological formations.

Botanical Beach Tidepool

Botanical Beach, a beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island, is well known for its rich tidal pools, abundant intertidal marine creatures, and fantastic geological formations. The area is so significant that the University of Minnesota first established a marine station there in 1901. Killer whales, gray whales, California and Stellar Sea Lions can also frequent the area. In addition to the marine life, Juan de Fuca Park (which includes Botanical Beach) also provides a protected habitat…

Sandcut Falls, Vancouver Island,Sandcut Beach,BC West Coast

Sandcut Falls

Sandcut Falls, Vancouver Island,Sandcut Beach,BC West Coast

The hidden Sombrio waterfall, Vancouver Island, BC by Michael Leonard**

The hidden Sombrio waterfall, Vancouver Island, BC

Explore Picture This! Photography (Michael J. Leonard)'s photos on Flickr. Picture This! Photography (Michael J. Leonard) has uploaded 407 photos to Flickr.

Sandcut Beach (Vancouver Island) ..... by Rebecca Simrose (@beckylynnsim) on Instagram

Rebecca Simrose on Instagram: “Last night the beach was deserted. I walked alone, pebbles rolling under my feet, waves crashing along the shoreline , cool spray from the…”

Sandcut Beach (Vancouver Island) ..... by Rebecca Simrose (@beckylynnsim) on Instagram

Map Vancouver Island Sooke to Port Renfrew BC. Need to plan a new adventure.

MAP Sooke to Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

Map Vancouver Island Sooke to Port Renfrew BC. Need to plan a new adventure.

“Botanical Beach, Port Renfrew – amazing tidal pools, filled with little sea creatures.” Exploring the west coast of Vancouver Island on a clear, winter’s day – thanks @beckylynnsim for sharing the view! #exploreBC #exploreCanada

Vancouver Island's Hidden Beaches

Head to British Columbia’s west coast, avoid the crowds, and explore some of the most breathtaking secret beaches.

“Sunset at Sandcut Falls Jordon River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, Adam Gibbs”

Sunset at Sandcut Falls    Jordon River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, Adam Gibbs | Vancouver island, Beautiful waterfalls, Beautiful landscapes

“Sunset at Sandcut Falls Jordon River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, Adam Gibbs”

Great PlacesPlaces To SeeVancouver IslandBritish ColumbiaTofino Bc

4 days full of adventure on Vancouver Island — Chlobe Trotter

What I loved about Vancouver Island was that it was totally different to the Canada I expected. I didn't know British Columbia was quite so geographically blessed. I didn't expect ski resorts in the middle of an island, let alone lush, ancient rainforests, all right beside the Pacific Ocean, existed

Sandcut Beach Falls Jordon River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Vancouver IslandCanada VancouverBackpacking CanadaCanada Travel

Sandcut Beach Falls : Jordon River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Sandcut Beach Falls Jordon River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Sandcut Beach is situated between French Beach Provincial Park and Jordan River. It’s a 10 minute hike from the parking area along a rugged wooded trail.
French BeachSurf CompetitionWater PlaygroundNorth BeachVancouver Island

Finding the perfect BC Beach may mean heading out of town

Think of a beach in British Columbia, and you probably imagine the steady cadence of waves crashing against a rocky shoreline. What about warm water and white…