The Raptors is a birds of prey centre with a focus on conservation through education. Our goal is to get people up close to these amazing predators and encourage people to help protect the natural spaces these birds call home.
Just minutes from downtown Duncan and Lake Cowichan, the Farm Table Inn is nestled nature, located at Skutz Falls, minutes away from the Cowichan River Provincial Park, Trans Canada Trail and is part of the Pacific Marine Circle Route.
Located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo, the Firehouse Grill has been providing the Hub City with an unforgettable dining experience for over ten years! With options ranging from flavourful cajun cuisine to the best fusion sushi in town, our dedicated staff are always ready to provide a memorable evening filled with delicious food and outstanding service.
Westholme Tea Farm is an eleven-acre organic farm, teashop, gallery and tearoom in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Founded by husband and wife team, Victor Vesely and Margit Nellemann, Westholme Tea Company imports and sells premium organic loose teas from around the world, creates artful tea blends, and features ceramic tea ware, as well as growing tea.
Unsworth is a family owned and operated winery with a beautiful restaurant and tasting room open year round.
Pacific Opera Victoria builds opera from the ground up. We choose outstanding works from the operatic repertoire and create each production from scratch. Shaped by the creative vision of our directors and designers, each production is then built by our own team of production artists, staged in Victoria's beautiful, intimate Royal Theatre, and brought to life by a glorious collaboration of conductor and singers.
Known as the "pink house on the hill", Gina's Mexican Cafe has been offering hand-crafted Mexican food since 1984, featuring in-house recipes made with fresh ingredients and locally sourced wild salmon, halibut, shrimp, free range eggs and organic tofu.
Under the artistic direction of our noted conductor, Pierre Simard, the Vancouver Island Symphony is a professional Canadian orchestra - one of only two on Vancouver Island. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2019-2020, the VIS presents an annual season of world-class orchestral performances at the beautiful harbour setting of Nanaimo’s Port Theatre. In addition the VIS performs three one hour concerts, Symphony at the Sid at the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay and a series of two concerts at Campbell River's Tidemark Theatre.
For 35 years, TheatreOne has presented a full slate of theatre offerings to residents and visitors to the region. Our upcoming season features Canadian content that will entertain, educate and enrich the mid-Island community. TheatreOne’s mission is to bring to our community experiences that will move hearts and minds, deepening our collective understanding of the world we live in and the challenges facing us all. We entertain, inspire and challenge through the power of contemporary theatre to bring new insights and illuminate complex issues.
Blue Grouse Estate Winery’s philosophy evolves from the concept of “stewardship”, where our aim is to make everything we touch better when we leave it, than when we found it. The Estate is comprised of 65 acres tucked away on sunny Vancouver Island slopes in the Cowichan Valley, so named from a Salishan First Nations word meaning "the warm land".
Dance Victoria brings the world’s best dance to the Royal Theatre and supports the development of new dance from its beautiful studios in Victoria’s Quadra Village.