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Vancouver Island Zoomers & Seniors Guide to Art Galleries, Museums, Live Theatre, Fishing Charters, Tours, Whale & Wildlife Watching

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Victoria  –  Duncan

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Port Aberni, Ucluelet & Tofino

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Serving the Greater Victoria Area

Art Galleries

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
1040 Moss Street
Victoria, BC
250-384-4101

Casinos

View Royal Casino
1708 Island Highway
Victoria, BC
250-391-0311   www.viewroyalcasino.com/

 

Cinemas

Capitol 6 Cinemas, 805 Yates Street, Victoria, BC. 250-384-5901 http://www.capitol6victoria.com/

Cinecenta – Uvic, Student Union Building, UVic, Victoria, BC. 250-721-8365 www.cinecenta.com

Criterion Luxury Theatre, 127-777 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC. 250-474-3212 www.criteriontheatres.com/langford.html

IMAX Theatre, 675 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC. 250-480-4887 www.imaxvictoria.com

Odeon Cineplex Theatre, 780 Yates Street, Victoria, BC. 250-383-0513 http://webvictoria.com/odeon

Roxy Theatre, 2657 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC. 250-383-3376 http://webvictoria.com/theroxy

Silver City Cineplex Theatre, 3130 Tillicum, Victoria, BC. 250-381-9306 http://www.webvic.com/silvercity

University 4 Cinema, 100-3980 Shelbourne Street, Victoria, BC. 250-721-1171 http://webvictoria.com/university4

The Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC 250.389.0444   http://thevic.ca/

Star Cinema Theatre, 9842 3rd Street, Sidney, BC. 250-656-3384 www.starcinema.ca

Caprice Showcase Theatre, 127-777 Goldstream Avenue, Langford, BC. 250-474-3212. www.webvictoria.com/caprice

Museums

British Columbia Aviation Museum
1910 Norseman
Sidney, BC
250-655-3300 www.bcam.net

Canadian Costume Museum Archives of BC
524 Culduthel
Victoria, BC
250-381-2206

(Emily) Carr House
207 Government Street
Victoria, BC
250-383-5843 www.emilycarr.com

CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum
CFB Esquimalt
Victoria, BC
250-363-4312 www.navalandmilitarymuseum.org

The Canadian Scottish Regimental Museum
715 Bay Street
Victoria, BC
250-363-8753 www.islandnet.com/~csrmuse

Craigdarroch Castle Historical Society
1050 Joan Crescent
Victoria, BC
250-592-5323 www.craigdarrochcastle.com

Craigflower Schoolhouse & Manor
2790 Shoreline
Victoria, BC
250-383-4627 Website

Maltwood Art Museum & Gallery
(University of Victoria)
Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC
250-721-8298 www.maltwood.uvic.ca

Maritime Museum of BC
28 Bastion Square
Victoria, BC
250-385-4222 www.mmbc.bc.ca

Royal British Columbia Museum
675 Belleville
Victoria, BC
250-356-7226 www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road
Sooke, BC
866-888-4748 www.sookeregionmuseum.com

Live Theatre

Social Butterflies of Victoria.      http://www.thesocialbutterfliesofvictoria.com/

The Belfry Theatre
1291 Gladstone
Victoria, BC
250-385-6815 www.belfry.bc.ca

Langham Court Theatre
805 Langham Court Theatre
Victoria, BC
250-384-2142 www.langhamcourttheatre.bc.ca

Pacific Opera Victoria
1316B Government Street
Victoria, BC
250-385-0222 www.pov.bc.ca

Phoenix Theatre
University of Victoria
Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC
250-721-8000 finearts.uvic.ca/theatre

Royal Theatre
805 Broughton
Victoria, BC
250-386-6121 www.rmts.bc.ca/royal.html

Sin City
The Live Improvised Soap Opera
1415 Broad Street
Victoria BC
250-480-3709 www.sincityimprov.com

Victoria Operatic Society
10-744 Fairview
Victoria, BC
250-381-1021 www.vos.bc.ca

Music.

Victoria Conservancy of Music,
900 Johnson Street,
Victoria, BC.
250-386-5311. http://vcm.bc.ca

 

Fishing Charters, Whale & Wildlife Watching.

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Cuda Marine Whale Watching Adventures, 146 Kingston Street, Victoria, BC.
http://www.whalewatchingadventure.com/

Eagle Wing ToursFisherman’s Wharf, 12 Erie Street, Victoria., BC
http://www.eaglewingtours.com/

Eco Cruising & Transport, Raymond Street North, Victoria, BC.
http://www.ecocruising.com/

Five Star Whale Watching, 651 Humboldt Street, Victoria, BC.
http://www.5starwhales.com/

Great Pacific Adventures, 1000 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
250-386-2277.            http://www.greatpacificadventures.com/

Orca Spirit Adventures, 146 Kingston Street, Victoria, BC.
http://www.orcaspirit.com/

Prince of Whales, Inner Harbour, Victoria, BC.
888-383-4884. http://www.princeofwhales.com/

Seacoast Expeditions, 146 Kingston Street, Victoria, BC.
http://www.seacoastexpeditions.com/

SpringTide Whale Tours & Charters, 1119 Wharf StreetVictoria, BC
800- 470-3474  www.victoriawhalewatching.com/

TLC Nature Cruises, 301-1195 Esquimalt Road, Victoria, BC.
www.conservancy.bc.ca/cruises

Wildcat Adventure Tours, 1234 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
http://www.wildcat-adventures.com/

Emerald Sea Adventures, 9807 Seaport Place, Sidney, BC.
888-620-6722 http://www.emeraldsea.ca/

Sea Quest Adventures, 105-2537 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC.
888-656-7599. www.seaquestadventures.com

Sooke Charter Boat Association, 8760 West Coast RoadSooke, BC
888- 450-3474 http://www.sookefishing.com/

Sooke Coastal Explorations,  5449 Sooke Road, Sooke BC.
http://www.sookewhalewatching.com/

Education

University of Victoria
3800 Finnery Road
Victoria, BC
250-472-4602 www.uvic.ca

Camosun College www.camosun.bc.ca
Interurban Campus:
4461 Interurban
Victoria, BC
250-370-3000

Lansdowne Campus:
3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria, BC
250-370-3000

Hatley Park
2500 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC
250-391-2666 www.hatleypark.ca

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Serving the Duncan Area

Casinos

Chances Cowichan
436 Cowichan Way
Duncan, BC
250-746-6300 www.chances.ca/locations/cowichan

Cinemas

Criterion Twin, 404 Duncan Street, Duncan, BC. 250-748-0678
www.criteriontheatres.com/duncan.html

 

Museums

Bamberton Museum
Bamberton, BC
250-743-9196 www.bambertonhistoricalsociety.org

BC Forest Discovery Centre
2892 Drinkwater
Duncan, BC
250-715-1113

Live Theatre

Artspring
100 Jackson
Salt Spring Island, BC
250-537-2102 http://artspring.ca/

Chemainus Theatre Festival
Chemainus, BC
800- 565-7738 www.chemainustheatrefestival.ca

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Fishing Charters, Whale & Wildlife Watching

Pacific Northwest Raptors
1877 Herd Road
Duncan, BC V9L 5W4
250-746-0372 www.pnwraptors.com

Education

Vancouver Island University
Cowichan Campus
222 Cowichan Way
Duncan, BC
250-746-3500 www.viu.ca

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Serving the Nanaimo, Parksville, Qualicum areas

Art Galleries

Downtown Gallery
150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, BC
250-754-1750 www.nanaimoartgallery.com

The Old School House Arts Centre
122 Fern Road West
Qualicum Beach, BC
250-752-6133 www.theoldschoolhouse.org

Casinos

Great Canadian Casinos
620 Terminl Avenue
Nanaimo, BC
250-753-3033  www.greatcanadiancasinos.com/Nanaimo

Cinemas

Avalon Cinema Centre, Woodgrove Mall, 6631 N. Island Highway, Nanaimo, BC. 250-390-5021 http://www.cinemaclock.com/theatres/bri/Nanaimo/Avalon.html

Galaxy Cinema, 213-4750 Nanaimo North Town Centre, Rutherford Road, Nanaimo, BC. 250-729-8000 http://www.cineplex.com/Showtimes/any-movie/galaxy-cinemas-nanaimo?Date=3/23/2015

 

Museums

Gabriola Historical Museum
505 South Road
Gabriola Island
250-247-9987 www.gabriolamuseum.org

Nanaimo District Museum
100 Cameron
Nanaimo, BC
250-753-1821 www.nanaimomuseum.ca

Vancouver Island Military Museum
255-4750 Rutherford
Nanaimo, BC
250-756-2554

Craig Heritage Park Museum
1245 E Island Highway
Parksville, BC
250-248-6966 www.parksvillemuseum.ca

Qualicum Beach Historical & Museum Society
587 Beach Road
Qualicum Beach, BC
250-752-5533 Website

Live Theatre

The Nanaimo Theatre Group
2373 Rosstown
Nanaimo, BC
250-758-7246 www.bailey.nisa.com

The Port Theatre
125 Front Street
Nanaimo, BC
250-754-8550 www.porttheatre.com

Vancouver Island Symphony
150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, BC
250-754-0177 www.viso.bc.ca

Bard to Broadway Theatre Society
174 Railway
Qualicum Beach, BC
250-752-6813 www.b2btheatre.com

The Village Theatre
110 W 2nd Avenue
Qualicum Beach, BC
250-752-3522 www.echoplayers.ca

Fishing Charters, Whale & Wildlife Watching

Brant Festival – Springtime
Parksville, BC
www.brantfestival.bc.ca

North Island Wild Life Recovery Centre
1240 Leffler
Errington, BC
250-248-8534 www.niwra.org

Education

Vancouver Island University www.viu.ca
Nanimo Campus:
900 Fifth Avenue
Nanaimo, BC
250-753-3245

Parksville Campus:
100 Jensen Street
Parksville, BC
250-248-9792

Milner Gardens & Woodlands
2179 West Island Highway
Qualicum, BC
250-752-6153 www.milnergardens.org

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Serving Port Alberni, Ucluelet & Tofino areas

Art Galleries

Eagle Aerie Gallery
350 Campbell Street
Tofino, BC
250-725- 3235 www.royhenryvickers.com

Casinos

Rimrock Port Alberni
4890 Cherry Creek Road
Port Alberni, BC
250-724-7625  www.chances.ca/locations/rim-rock

Cinemas

Paramount Theatre, 4717 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, BC. 250-729-8000
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Museums

The Alberni Valley Heritage Network
Port Alberni, BC
250-723-1376 www.alberniheritage.com

Fishing Charters, Whale & Wildlife Watching

Guide to Ucluelet & Tofino.
Your guide to fishing, hiking, beaches, surfing, kayaking, hot springs, restaurants and more for Tofino and Ucluelet BC.
http://www.tofino-info.com/

Salmon Eye Charters,
Ucluelet, BC.
877-777-4344. www.salmoneye.net/

Westcoast Fish
Ucluelet, BC
877- 333-8221 www.westcoastfish.com

Jay’s Clayoquot Ventures
Tofino, BC
888- 534-7422 www.tofinofishing.com

Ocean Outfitters
386 Main Street,
Tofino, BC www.oceanoutfitters.bc.ca

Remote Passages Marine Excursions
Tofino, BC
800- 666-9833 www.remotepassages.com

Education

North Island Collegewww.nic.bc.ca
Port Alberni Campus:
3699 Roger Street
Port Alberni, BC
250-724-8711

Tebo Vocational Center:
4781 Tebo Ave.
Port Alberni, BC

Ucluelet Centre:
9-1636 Peninsula Road
Ucluelet, BC
250-726-2697

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Serving Courtenay, Campbell River & the North Island

Art Galleries

Campbell River & District Public Art Gallery
1235 Shoppers Row
Campbell River, BC
250-287-2261 www.crmuseum.ca

Henschel Fine Arts
801 Nimpkish Heights
Port McNeill, BC
250-956-3539 www.henschelfinearts.com

K’uaweekeelas Treasures
58 Fir Street
Alert Bay, Cormorant Is., BC

The Copper Maker
114 Copper Way
Port Hardy, BC
250-949-8491 www.calvinhunt.com

Casinos

Chances Courtenay
361 Hunt Road
Courtenay, BC
250-746-4531  www.chances.ca/locations/courtenay

Chances Campbell River
111 St. Ann’s Road
Campbell River, BC
250-286-1442  www.chances.ca/locations/campbell-river

Cinemas

Rialto Theatre, 2655 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC. 250-338-5550 www.cinemaclock.com/bri/Courtenay-my-movie-theatres.html

Galaxy Theatre, 250 10th Avenue, Campbell River, BC. 250-286-1744 www.cinemaclock.com/CampbellRiver.html

Showcase 5, 489 Dogwood Street, Campbell River, BC. 250-287-3233 www.cinemaclock.com/CampbellRiver.html

Museums

Courtenay & District Museum
219 4th Street
Courtenay, BC
250-334-0686 www.courtenaymuseum.ca

Comox Air Force Museum
Military Row/Ryan Road
Comox, BC
250-339-8126 www.comoxairforcemuseum.ca

Campbell River Museum & Archives
470 Island Highway
Campbell River, BC
250-287-3103 www.crmuseum.ca

Cortes Island Museum & Archive Society
Beasley Road
Cortes Island, BC
250-935- 6340 www.cortesisland.com

Port McNeill Museum
2-351 Shelley Crescent
Port McNeill, BC
250-956-9898

Sointula Museum
130 1st Street
Sointula
Malcolm Island, BC
250-973-6683 www.island.net/~soinmuse

U’Mista Museum
Front Street
Alert Bay
Cormorant Island, BC
250-974-5403 www.umista.org

Port Hardy Museum
7110 Market Street
Port Hardy, BC
250-949-8143

Live Theatre

Sid Williams Theatre
442 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC
250-338-2420 www.sidwilliamstheatre.com

Tidemark Theatre Society
1220 Shoppers Row
Campbell River, BC
250-287-7465 http://tidemarktheatre.com

Tours, Fishing Charters, Whale & Wildlife Watching

Marine Link Tours
Campbell River, BC
250-286-3347 www.marinelinktours.com

Stubbs Island Charters
Telegraph Cove Road
Telegraph Cove, BC
800- 665-3066 www.stubbs-island.com

Tide Rip Grizzly Tours
Telegraph Cove, BC
888-643-9319 www.tiderip.com

Code 3 Charters,
Port McNeill, BC
250-956-0002

Makay Whale Watching Ltd
PO Box 66
Port McNeill, BC
250-956-9865 www.whaletime.com

North Island Fishing Adventures
Port McNeill, BC
250-230-4069 www.nifishad.com

Castaway Marine Charters
Port Alice, BC
250-284-3572.

Rumble Beach Fishing Charters & Sightseeing Tours
Port Alice, BC
250-284-6204 www.rumblebeachfishingcharter.com

Seasmoke Whale Watching
Alert Bay, BC
250-974-5225 www.seasmokewhalewatching.com

Catala Charters
6170 Hardy Bay Road
Port Hardy, BC
250-949-7560

Cod Father Charters
1-6465 Hardy Bay Road
Port Hardy, BC
250-949-6696 www.codfathercharters.com

Education

North Island Collegewww.nic.bc.ca
Comox Valley Campus:
2300 Ryan Road
Courtney, BC
250-334-5000

Campbell River Campus:
1685 South Dogwood
Campbell River, BC
250-923-9700

Vigar Vocarional Centre:
2780 Vigar Road
Campbell River, BC
250-830-0816

Port Hardy Campus:
9300 Trustee Road
Port Hardy, BC
250-949-7912

Cortes Island Center:
Beasley Road
Cortes Island, BC
250-935-6442

Gold River Centre:
395 Nipkish Drive
Gold River, BC
250-283-7213

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