Vancouver Island is located off British Columbia, Canada's Pacific coast. The island is 460 km (285 miles) long and up to 80 km (50 miles) wide, making it the world's 42nd and Canada's 11th largest island. Vancouver Island has an estimated population of 850,000, with just under half this number residing in the provincial capital, Victoria. Other major cities on Vancouver Island include Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Parksville, Courtenay, and Campbell River.
For golfers, there's no better way to discover Vancouver Island than the Vancouver Island Golf Trail.
Boasting some of the best golf courses in British Columbia - Westin Bear Mountain Victoria Golf Resort & Spa, Olympic View, Arbutus Ridge, Cowichan, Duncan Meadows, Fairwinds G&CC, Morningstar, Pheasant Glen, Crown Isle and Storey Creek - nothing beats the Vancouver Island Golf Trail for a Canadian golf vacation adventure.
Three of the best courses on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail - Bear Mountain, Arbutus Ridge and Olympic View - call Victoria home, along with another local favorite, Cordova Bay Golf Club. Combined, they add up to a fab foursome for golfers in Vancouver.