Founded by an organic chemistry professor and a former captain of an ice-breaking ship, Island Spirits Distillery is where science meets tradition. This dynamic duo have worked in unison to produce new-age spirits using age-old brewing and aging techniques to give you a product that offers the best of both worlds. This distillery specializes in manufacturing liquor devoid of elements that cause hangovers, resulting in happy post-party mornings.
Reel Time Fishing Charters is what its name says it is, offering excellent fishing excursions with top quality equipment and expertise. You can choose your boat according to the size of your group or the duration of the trip. Fishing gear and equipment will be provided by the operator itself.
Framed by a stunning stretch of old-growth Douglas Fir trees, the craggy bluffs of the Helliwell Provincial Park look over the Strait of Georgia, and establish the northern entrance to Tribune Bay. Explore the rugged beauty that British Columbia has to offer as you walk along nature trails that loop the bluffs at St John's Point. Along the way, native Garry Oak trees keep you company. If you're here in the spring months of April and May, you will be rewarded with an enchanting view of wildflowers that bloom along the hillside. Intrepid explorers can dive off the coast and head to the Flora Islet, which now forms part of the park bounds, to view the rare, deep-sea mammal - the sixgill shark.
Built on a narrow piece of land between the Page Lagoon and Strait of Georgia, Pipers Lagoon Park is another fabulous park for nature lovers in the city. Spread across eight hectares (19.77 acres), it features cliffs, tidal pools, loop trails and mud flats. You will find many benches strategically placed to enjoy the mountain and ocean vistas. Birders and wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled to see the abundance of wildlife in this area. It is not surprising to catch a sea-lion swimming in the waters or catch a whale nearby. Kayaking, boating, scuba diving, swimming and fishing are some other popular activities in this park.
Tribune Bay Provincial Park is a must-visit for those who enjoy the outdoors. The park enjoys a vast coastline and this beach is perfect for swimming, canoeing and regulated fishing. If you simply wish to soak in the sun, then the white sandy shore is perfect for sunbathing. Verdant landscapes and towering trees surround one here, making Tribune Bay Provincial Park ideal for hikers. Picnic areas can be found across the park, and the park also has a tennis court.
Neck Point Park is a haven for birders, wildlife enthusiasts, beachcombers, photographers and divers. Spread across 14.56 hectares (36 acres), its picture-perfect setting with the ocean and mountains as a backdrop is indeed irresistible for nature lovers. Comprising of rocky cliffs, pebbled, sandy beaches, tidal pools, coves and tree-lined trails, it offers a lot to its visitors besides spectacular scenery. Hike on the interpretive trails, go kite flying, scuba dive or swim, try rock climbing, paddle or fish and enjoy picnicking. If you are in the headland, then you can spot an Orca, whale or sea-lion.
Goats on the Roof has been an attraction for more than three decades now yet its popularity never seems to diminish. Located on the sod roof of the equally famous Old Country Market, the goats were brought to mow the grass roof. It has become a natural habitat for these animals as every year a new family of goats takes up their residence here. It has been an entertaining site for not only those who visit the market but for passers by as well.