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Holiday Gift Guide

Here in Campbell River, we’re big fans of giving our loved ones the gift of an experience. Few things can top getting to try new things and create memories to last a lifetime. 

We are extremely lucky to have so many incredible experiences right here in our backyard.  READ ON to discover the best gifts for all the special people in your life. 

Tour & Taste 

Take a tour of local breweries and wineries with Campbell River Adventure tours. This is the ideal opportunity to taste locally made wine and beer and learn about the process and the geniuses behind the taste. Until December 31st they are offering 20% all gift cards purchased! 

P.S Be sure to enter their 12 days of Christmas Contest to be eligible for some awesome prizes! 

Wild Adventure 

For the wildlife lover in your life, consider giving the gift of a wildlife watching excursion. Opt for a fast paced zodiac adventure or a low key covered boat ride to search for Orcas, Humpback Whales, Bald Eagles, Dolphins, Seals and Sea Lions. 

Or treat them to a relaxing kayak tour of the Campbell River Estuary, this diverse eco-system is home to a number of birds and other animals. for an extra splurge include a dinner in Island Joy Ride’s River room of homemade pizza and other goodies. 

Life-Long Learning 

For the life long learner, gift them a year’s membership to the Museum at Campbell River, this includes free entry throughout the year as well as a discount on programming put on through the museum.

Or treat them to an immersive cultural experience with Homalco Wildlife and Cultural Tours. Their People, Water, Land tour offers guests the chance to travel with a Homalco guide to their traditional territory of Bute Inlet. Along the way, they will be treated to traditional stories and songs.

Want to follow routes from times past? An ideal option would be the Historic Mail Flight with Corilair, travel by floatplane to remote destinations only accessible by boat or float, along the way your pilot will tell stories about the area.

Dine Out 

Grab a gift certificate to a local resturant, we reccomend Ox ChophouseHarbour Grill, Quay West and Anglers Dining for a night out with that special someone. 

Angling Experience 

Campbell River is known as the fishing capital of the world, treat the angler in your life to a once in a lifetime fishing excursion in the famous Tyee Pool, or for the freshwater fisherman gift a customizable river fishing tour.

Shop Local 

Shopping local is something we always advocate for. Stores like the Bower Studio, Mussels and More and West Coast Mama’s make it easy to find unique pieces of art made locally!

We want to know what was the best experience you’ve ever received! Share your adventures with us on Instagram using #DiscoverCampbellRiver