Best Thing to do in British ColumbiaMust Do CanadaNovember 24 / 2017
Vancouver Island is an adventurers paradise. It’s truly incredible how many things you can do on one island. From whale watching to hiking the rainforest to surfing, this is one of the best spots in all of Canada.
The Pacific Marine Circle RouteTourism VictoriaOctober 11 / 2017
The ultimate road trip - west coast style! There is no better way to experience our rugged Pacific coastline and there is no shortage of inspiration along this 300 kilometre (185 mile), one to five-day loop that offers endless beaches, pristine lakes, views of the Olympic Mountains, acclaimed restaurants, wineries and places to stay.
Port Renfrew Gives Nature Lovers Tons to See and DoSeattle RefinedOctober 2 / 2017
If you appreciate relaxing road trips with stunning views, driving the 180-mile loop around Vancouver Island known as the Pacific Marine Circle Route could be an awesome next adventure!
EVENT – Women’s RetreatThe Rising Phoenix - Mind and Body RejuvenationAugust 25 / 2017
After 6 amazing years of hosting retreats in Nova Scotia, I am so very happy to announce that The Rising Phoenix will be holding their first Women's Retreat on the fantastic West Coast. The full package includes a welcome reception, a buffet breakfast, lunch and banquet dinner on Saturday, breakfast buffet on Sunday, all presentations and workshops, drumming circles, plus 2 nights accommodations.
Avatar Grove, the sequelTimes ColonistAugust 19 / 2017
Introducing Jurrasic Grove; This 500- to 1,000-year-old tree is at the centre of what the Ancient Forest Alliance says is an exciting find — an old-growth stand between Jordan River and Port Renfrew that could become the region’s next attraction.
The Best Way to See Canada’s Stunning CoastTravel and LeisureAugust 19 / 2017
We're in Port Renfrew, a town untouched by commercialization tucked into a pocket of wilderness on the southwestern corner of Vancouver Island and the second stop on our four-day journey along the Pacific Marine Circle Route. We'd fled the heat of a New York July for a mother-daughter road trip on the 180-mile loop, which winds around the island's southern region.
Wild Renfrew Just Got a Whole Lot Wilder!Traveling IslandersAugust 19 / 2017
It’s Raw. Rugged. Wild. It’s the beauty of Port Renfrew.
The list of tours and things to do in Port Renfrew continues to grow and you’ll want to try all of it! Our family leans to the side of adventurous, so we were happy to hop in a zodiac and take off for our grand exploration of the Port Renfrew waters. First off, you should know this excursion is not for the faint of heart.
Road Tripping Canada’s Surf HighwayAdventure.comAugust 19 / 2017
During our one-week road trip, we'll traverse potholed mountain passes and weathered logging roads. We'll trek old growth rainforest and national parks where salmon spawn and bears roam free. This is where the Pacific Ocean first plows into land, where eagles and osprey fly overhead and surfers delight in the surging swell.
Next stop: The mystical western coast of Canada’s Vancouver IslandLos Angeles TimesNovember 4 / 2016
A rare opportunity to drive a circle route, completed in 2009, on southern Vancouver Island’s western coast. Travel through mystical, moss-draped and supersized temperate rainforest with some of tallest and oldest trees in the country.
Mystic Beach Hike To Port RenfrewVitaNovember 4 / 2016
To really experience Port Renfrew, one must stay at Wild Renfrew. Featuring a cluster of private cabins along the rocky shores, you get five-star amenities (think 400 thread count sheets, a full-sized kitchen and stunning views), we sense it’s going to get very busy as word travels. Just steps away at the Renfrew Pub, you’ll find gourmet burgers, seafood and salads, along with the friendliest locals, and craft brews on tap.
Exploring the Wild Side of Port RenfrewTourism VictoriaNovember 4 / 2016
Port Renfrew is a small town on the west coast of Vancouver that has been home to tall trees, deep roots and families for generations. Approximately 2 hours' drive west of Victoria, Port Renfrew is the perfect place to go wild: go off the grid and unwind, surrounded by ancient forests and rugged coastline.
Port Renfrew’s Only Penthouse RentalLuxury BCNovember 4 / 2016
For those that do know I’ve been working on launching a luxury travel agency here in BC and we’re just about to launch. I’ve also been studying my travel notes and learning what new places have been built in the past few years and came across this. Only two hours away by car from Victoria sits the Viewpoint Penthouse in Port Renfrew and it’s a spectacular staycation spot right on the ocean.