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Best things to do in Strathcona

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“One of the greatest natural spectacles in British Columbia. Check the tide tables as it is best to view at a high tide. An easy beautiful hike in to see. Very popular.”
56local recommendations
Park
“sandcastle competition event in the summer, great beach to swim at, 30 min drive north.”
45local recommendations
Pub
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“Start with Calamari with Tzatziki and Salsa, then attempt to move onto the Piledriver burger. The Lighthouse pub has a range of shareable appetizers, seafood and many others. ”
50local recommendations
Gift Shop
“Great assortment of stores including the Bay, Guava, Bootlegger, Urban Planet etc. Also has a great food court, little playground for kids, stores that have useful amenities (e.g. Walmart)”
29local recommendations
South American Restaurant
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“Atlas is pretty unanimously regarded one of the best spots to eat on the main strip in Courtenay - you can't go wrong here!”
40local recommendations
Restaurant
“Contemporary timber house with a patio serving elevated bistro fare sourced from local purveyors.”
30local recommendations
Park
“Definitely worth seeing the falls from the upper and lower vantage points. In the summer people swim in the river, float down it, and the daring jump from the rocks above. Do you dare?”
38local recommendations
Park
“Although parking can be challenging a stroll through a network of trails under the shadow of towering ancient Douglas-fir trees, majestic pillars untouched by the modern world – some more than 800 years old is worth the effort!”
46local recommendations
Park
“Beautiful views of Smuggler's Cove are yours to enjoy after a short hike through forest and marsh. Lots of wooden walkways to make sure that your feet stay dry!”
35local recommendations
Breakfast Spot
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“Incredible cafe/bistro known for their house made biscuits. One of the best breakfast spots on the coast.”
28local recommendations
Establishment
“Best place on the Island to go skiing, snowboarding, and tubing during the winter months. During the summer you can hike the many trails and take the gondola ride up the mountain to see the beautiful 360 view.”
33local recommendations
Trail
“Walk down our road, Seabank, to its north end and you will enter Seal Bay Nature Park. There is an extensive trail system through the park as well as access to the beach where you can be sure to see, you guessed it, seals.”
27local recommendations
Park
“Gorgeous place to walk, not swim, a great little place to get married perhaps?”
31local recommendations
Restaurant
“You can't go to Tofino without visiting the Tacofino food truck. Enough said. ”
22local recommendations
Brewery
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“Local brewery with a laid-back vibe. Burger bar food service. Favourite item: Curry fries 6 minute drive, 30 minute walk”
29local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Celebrated seafood spot with a relaxed setting & a menu highlighting local, seasonal ingredients”
27local recommendations