Vancouver Island Forests, Streams, Wildlife

A walk in the woods where the Salmon run 

The Amazing Salmon Run

Experience the unparalleled scenery of Vancouver Island Forests, Streams, Wildlife tour only 30 minutes from Victoria, BC.

Vancouver Island, British Columbia is lush and green with abundant water and wildlife. In autumn you will witness a most unforgettable and mysterious ritual: The Salmon run.

Enjoy this unique adventure on Vancouver Island Forests, Streams and Wildlife near Victoria, BC.  Walk amongst giant Fir and Red Cedar.  Arrive to see the salmon spawning in a river.  On your private tour, you’ll enjoy a spectacular drive with views of forests and the Salish seaside.  There is a vastness and natural wonder that unfolds up Vancouver Island, BC. from Victoria.    Lunch is at a lodge overlooking the deep blue bay and gorge and Islets.  We may stop at fruit distillery further up Island at the foot of Cowichan Valley.  This tour is great for families and people of all ages with options to take a short forest walk to a nature house, or hike to a close by waterfall, and forest trails.  Your private tour guide will taylor your tour to your pace and interests.

Take a walk in the woods where the salmon run and the eagles soar above 

Each year Victoria, British Columbia plays host to a spectacular act of nature, the Salmon Run, when salmon return to their place of birth to spawn.  EV Tours invites you to take an unforgettable private tour with a knowledgable, local tour guide into a magnificent forest  where you can observe this legendary spectacle of nature as it plays out.

On your private tour you will  drive through exceptional scenery on the way to the streams and forest where the salmon spawn.  EV Tours recommends that you wear warm clothing and sturdy footwear as the months of October/November can be cool in the park.  Bring your camera to capture the salmon and wild fowl, the streams and giant trees.

Victoria, British Columbia offers this unparalleled sight of nature as three species of salmon — Chum, Chinook and Coho — struggle to swim upstream against all odds to complete their journey of thousands of kilometers to deposit eggs which will hatch in the spring.  All kinds of characters get involved, from bald eagles to gulls to small water fowl, creating incredible photo ops along the stream. You’ll walk an easy forest trail lined with Red Cedar and Big Leaf Maple trees to the informative nature center.  Enjoy lunch in a bistro nestled in an apple orchard where fine ciders and brandy are produced.


Duration: 6 hours

Availability: All year