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Things to Do on your Vancouver Island Vacation – Courtenay/Comox Valley


Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley is a four season destination. You can ski, kayak, fish, bike and golf all in the same day from the Old House Village Hotel & Spa in Courtenay / Comox.


In addition to some of the best outdoor activities in BC, local area events provide additional entertainment options that range from theatre to outdoor concerts and wine to music festivals.



The Comox Valley boasts some of the most extensive biking trails in British Columbia with enough variety to suit any rider.

For self-guided options the locally produced maps feature information on the vast array of single-track and trail riding available throughout the Comox Valley. Enjoy the bike friendly nature trails in the Comox Valley's Regional and Provincial Park system. Riverside trail systems near Nymph Falls offer a great technical ride along the Puntledge River. Experience a real Comox Valley eco-cultural high!

If you are looking for an escorted tour visit Island Joy RidesIsland Joy Rides who offer premium guided single and multi-day bike tours that highlight the quaint villages, wineries, farms, local food scene, culture and natural beauty of the Comox Valley and surrounding region.

Click here for more information on Island Joy Rides' “Edge of the Islands” tour


Comox Valley Kayaks Kayaking with Comox Valley Kayaks

Vancouver Island offers some of the best kayak tours in British Columbia. Enjoy a half-day kayak tour paddling among seals, otters and shipwrecks, a full-day touring sandy beaches, or a moonlit paddle including dinner. Kayak tours launch within walking distance of Comox Valley’s Old House Village Hotel.

West Coast Vancouver Island Sea Kayaking Expeditions West Coast Expeditions

Truly get away - kayaking in Kyuquot, off the beaten path! Experience the joy, wonder, and diversity of a remote Vancouver Island adventure destination rich in marine biology and Aboriginal cultural interactions. Have a uniquely flexible, fun, and refreshing Canadian ecotourism vacation!.


Aboriginal Journeys Wild Life Tours and Adventure Tours with Aboriginal Journeys

Awe-inspiring Grizzly Bear watching, Orca (Killer Whale) watching, marine wildlife viewing and adventure tours – the Old House Village Hotel situates you in BC’s wildlife Mecca. Let us help you plan a trip to the wild side.



Vancouver Island offers some of the best golf courses in British Columbia. From The Old House Village Hotel there is a fantastic selection of courses for golfers of all levels. Crown Isle (a Graham Cook design), Storey Creek, Fairwinds, Morningstar Golf Course, Pheasant Glen (all designed by Les Furber), and both Courtenay and Comox offer some terrific, “less intimidating” greens.


Float Plane Tours Harbour Air

Enjoy a short harbour plane tour over Vancouver Island and some of British Columbia’s most beautiful Gulf Islands or extend your tour to Desolation Sound, a local glacier, Hot Springs Cove or a picnic lunch at Chatterbox Falls in Jervis Inlet.


Fishing Crabby's Charters

Everyone knows that Vancouver Island is one of the best places in the world to go fishing! From the Old House Village Hotel, we can arrange fully guided fishing charters for fresh water fishing, fly fishing, salmon fishing, catch & release … just name your lure and bait!



You can snorkel with the seals or dive in the renowned “Emerald Sea”. Vancouver Island and the Courtenay area is a destination for those who seek the most exhilarating and exciting cold water dives that can be found in the world!


Mount Washington Ski at Mount Washington

Are you looking for the best Mount Washington hotel? Comox Valley’s Old House Village Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to après after a day of skiing or riding Vancouver Island’s Mount Washington Ski Resort.

Located a short 45 minute drive to the slopes via car or the Mount Washington Shuttle, the hotel offers great ski packages. Whether you have your own lift tickets or need a package that includes them – we have you covered


BC Shellfish Festival BC Shellfish Festival (June 12-22 2014)

This event has grown to a become a 10 day celebration!

The BC Shellfish Festival is the largest shellfish festival on the West Coast. On the third weekend of every June, the town of Comox hosts a 10 day event that brings people from near and far to meet farmers, sample a delectable array of food from the sea, learn the tips of pros during the day-long cooking demos, visit a shellfish farm in Baynes Sound by boat, take in an oyster/wine pairing at a local winery, listen to some local live music and enjoy the view of the Comox Glacier and more at Comox Marina Park from the beer tent.

Attend the Chef’s Dinner, the festival’s highlight event at the historic Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park in Comox.


Vancouver Island MusicFest MusicFest (July 11-13 2014)

The Old House Village Hotel & Spa is your home for MusicFest!
MusicFest 2013 was a sold out success!
We are already sold out for Friday and Saturday night! For more info please call 1.888.703.0202


Filberg Festival Filberg Festival (August 1-4 2014)

We are pleased offer our Filberg Festival Package which includes one night accommodation for two in a Deluxe Studio room with either two Double beds or a King bed, two day passes for the Filberg Festival, and "on-call" shuttle service for up to 4 people between the hotel and the festival grounds, for $75 per person, based on double occupancy. Upgrade to a One Bedroom Suite for just $10 per person.
Please call to book 1.888.703.0202




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1730 Riverside Lane,

Courtenay, BC Canada


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