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Explore British Columbia

Where the mountains meet the Pacific

Canada's westernmost province is where the mountains meet the ocean. From the coastal rainforests to the peaks of the Rockies, this place is an outdoor playground. Get your city fix in Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna and Nanaimo and your wilderness fix... literally everywhere else. Surf in Tofino, ski in Whistler, hike in the Kootenays or lake-hop in the Okanagan.

British Columbia is known for

  • Whales
  • Nightlife
  • Snowsports
  • Forests
  • Surfing

What People Love About This Province

  • The amazing mountain/ocean combo on the coast
  • Skiing and mountain biking in Whistler
  • The perfect swimming lakes in the Okanagan
  • The close-knit rocky mountain towns
  • Surfing in Tofino

Did You Know?

  • BC’s provincial mammal is the Spirit Bear, a rare black bear with white fur.
  • BC has over 27,000kms of coastline.
  • Greenpeace was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1971.
  • Reported Sasquatch sightings in BC go back over 200 years.

14 hostels in British Columbia

HI Cumberland, Riding Fool Hostel

Cumberland, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Bike rentals
    Bike rentals

HI Fernie, Raging Elk Adventure Lodging

Fernie, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Bar on site
    Bar on site
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage

HI Nanaimo, Painted Turtle Guesthouse

Nanaimo, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen
  • Laundry room
    Laundry room

HI Nelson, Dancing Bear Inn

Nelson, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen

HI Penticton

Penticton, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Bike rentals
    Bike rentals

HI RED Mountain, Nowhere Special

Rossland, BC

  • Patio
    Patio
  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • BBQ
    BBQ
  • Ski storage
    Ski storage
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage

HI Shuswap Lake, Squilax General Store

Chase, BC

  • Campfire
    Campfire
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • BBQ
    BBQ
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen
  • Dock
    Dock

HI Squamish, Adventure Inn

Squamish, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen
  • BBQ
    BBQ
  • Patio
    Patio

HI Tofino, Whalers on the Point Guesthouse

Tofino, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen
  • Parking nearby
    Parking nearby

HI Vancouver Downtown

Vancouver, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Patio
    Patio
  • Wheelchair accessible
    Wheelchair accessible
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen

HI Vancouver Jericho Beach

Vancouver, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Bike rentals
    Bike rentals
  • Cafe on site
    Cafe on site
  • BBQ
    BBQ
  • No Air-conditioning
    No Air-conditioning

HI Victoria

Victoria, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Wheelchair accessible
    Wheelchair accessible
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Luggage storage
    Luggage storage

HI Whistler

Whistler, BC

  • Free wifi
    Free wifi
  • Cafe on site
    Cafe on site
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Ski storage
    Ski storage
  • No Air-conditioning
    No Air-conditioning

HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack Wilderness Hostel

Yoho National Park, BC

  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Kitchen
    Kitchen
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Campfire
    Campfire

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