Photography Tours

Our photography tours take you to Vancouver Island gems which beg to be photographed. With basic instruction and guidance in technical and composition, you are sure to get the shot you want. Choose an easy walking or a hiking photography tour. Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours’s photography guide will guide you to “best kept secret places” … read more …


Nature Escape & Artisan Tour

4 hour scenic, educational and inspirational tour Nature and art combined in this one of a kind tour Passenger transportation, Motor Carrier Licensed and Insured 2 naturalist travel guides. First aid certified Discount coupon for one of Parksville’s most popular restaurants Experience some of the reasons Oceanside is a place that inspires artists to come … read more …


Parksville Qualicum Beach Treasures Tour

This informative and fun tour includes some well known Parksville and Qualicum Beach treasures and some less known natural wonders. We travel through the area to explore beaches, forests, artisans, Coombs Market and waterfalls. We will take you to unique places that most locals don’t know about and point out other spots that you may … read more …


Ocean Beaches, Rainforests and Villages Nature Tour

Let Nature dazzle your senses. Experience the magnificent Pacific Rim National Park and the Villages of Ucluelet and Tofino, where the world’s biggest Ocean comes face to face with the world’s most beautiful coastline. Whether you enjoy a rainforest walk, beachcombing, bird watching, galleries or museums, here is an adventure nature tour for you! Explore … read more …


Wine Lovers Tour

A special wine tour for people who enjoy award winning wines, sightseeing and exploring unique places. Fully narrated tour with interesting and informative commentary of the area’s First Nations and pioneer days history. We journey down roads-less-travelled to discover the “New Tuscany” . We tour and taste at the best of the Cowichan Valley vineyards. … read more …


Birding Tours

Bird with Canadian birding guide Christopher Stephens of Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours to find North America’s western specialties on Vancouver Island. Visit Pacific Northwest birding hotspots and enjoy close views of western specialties and and sought after species including thrushes, tanagers, warblers, wrens, grosbeaks, vireos, owls, bushtits, flycatchers, hawks, falcons, waterbirds and shorebirds. Advanced birders will enjoy adding target birds to their life list and beginners may try birding for the first time.


Wildflower Tour

Join us from March through September to enjoy Nature’s spectacular display of wild flowers. This tour changes locations depending where the flowers are in bloom. Spring wildflower blossoms are bursting making this a perfect time to join experienced naturalist guides on the always fun & informative annual wildflower tours. Learn about the globally endangered Garry … read more …


Overseas Wine and Cheese

We travel Overseas to Saltspring Island, the most famous Gulf Island for artisans, wine and cheese. We will take in the breathtaking scenery and amazing artistry of this largest Island in the Gulf Island chain with a sightseeing tour of the Island. Noon will find us in downtown Ganges to experience this unique village with … read more …


Salish Sea Tidepool Tour

Make your next beach walk more enjoyable and heighten your understanding with experienced naturalist guides to one of the most scenic & secluded shores on Vancouver Island. Discover the marine life in the intertidal zones where the biological riches of the Salish Sea are a result of the daily and seasonal mixing of waters. On … read more …


Mt. Arrowsmith in Half a Day – Sea to Sky

What makes this Mt. Arrowsmith trip different, is that it enables people of all ages to experience viewscapes and sunsets from Mt Arrowsmith without doing any hiking! We travel from Parksville over the Port Alberni summit, then on to logging roads through working forests as our Van climbs up the Mountain road. Panoramic views of … read more …