Activities & Dining


There are a variety of activities that are available at Campbell River, look down below to see the list of things you can do. If you are overwhelmed by the sheer number of things you can do, a recommended itinerary can be scheduled at request.

**A wet suit is recommended if you would like to participate in any watersports.

City of Campbell River

A balanced lifestyle surrounded by nature.

Fishing in Campbell River & Region

In keeping with natural cycles of return and release, visitors have flocked to Campbell River, the Salmon Capital of the World, for decades in search of unbeatable fishing experiences.

On The Rock Climbing Gym

Indoor rockclimbing is one of the fastest growing sports in North America, and because of the amazing benefits gained by taking part, we are seeing more people using the gym as an alternating fitness workout.

Water Sports

Paddle, Sail, Dive or Snorkel the Campbell River Region

Mountain Biking

For the adventurous, Campbell River and Region boasts some of the best cross-country mountain-bike terrain in BC, a province that is renowned by the global biking community for its first-rate courses and blazingly positive, proactive attitude to the sport.

Hiking Trails

Mountains close to Campbell River & Region are not just about great ski slopes in winter, they are becoming year round attractions! Enjoy active adventure through a myriad of activities at Mount Cain and Mount Washington. Once the snow melts, summertime activities come alive at the resort.


Spectacular mountain views, dense forests, sand traps, water holes, hidden surprises and forgiving holes combine the challenges of world class golf with serene and awe inspiring open spaces that are second to none.

Marine & Wildlife Tours

Experience everything from whales, dolphins and sea lions to bears, elk, and eagles through the safe guidance of an experienced and knowledgeable tour operator.


Feeling the need to eat out and have delicious foods? Not a problem, there are cafes, restaurants and more at your convenience. We’ve already listed the nearest places you can go – based on the reviews we found here are the best few. And to help you see how accessible they are, we’ve also added the approximate walking/driving time to get there. Enjoy!


+ FoggDukkers 12-15min drive
+ Ideal Cafe 5 min away, 15 min walk
+ The Java Shack 6 min, 30min walk
+ Nesbitt’s Island Coffee 1min drive, 5 min walk
+ Sunny Day Café 5 min drive, 22min walk
+ Shot in the Dark Café 5 min, 33 min walk
+ Blue Oyster Café and Lounge 10-15min drive

Casual Restaurants
International cuisine

+ BaBa Gannouji Restaurant (Lebanese) 10 min drive
+ Royal Zayka (Indian) 6 min drive, 32 min walk
+ Chiang Rai Noodle House (Thai) 5 min drive, 24 min walk
 Acropolis Kuizina (Greek) 10 min drive
+ Beijing House Restaurant 1 min, 3 min walk
 Imagine Thai Food 8 min, 48 min walk
+ Dockside Fish and Chips 6 min drive, 45min walk
+ Spice Hut Indian Cuisine 5min drive, 21min walk
+ On Line Gourmet (Canadian) 6 min drive, 31 min walk
 Canton Restaurant. (Chinese) 7 min, 28min walk
+ Koto Japanese Restaurant 6 min, 31min walk
+ Dicks Fish and Chips 7 min drive, 39min walk
 Sushi Mong Campbell River 6 min, 31 min walk
+ Honey Lemon Grill (Viet) 6min drive, 30 min walk

Fine dining

+ Harbour Grill (seafood and steaks) 6 min, 27 min walk
 Anglers Dining 6 min walk, not recommended to walk since it’s via highway

Pubs, breweries and distillery

+ Shelter Point Distillery 21 min drive
+ Tyee Pub at Painter’s Lodge 5 min drive, 45 min walk
+ Beach Fire Brewing and Nosh House 6 min, 28 min walk
+ J.J’s pub 6 min, 26 min walk
 Riptide Marine Pub 5 min drive, 28 min walk
+ North Island Brewing Corp 2 min drive, 8 min walking

Day trip to Quadra Island

+ Café Aroma
+ Kameleon Food and Drink
+ Landing Neighbourhood Pub


+ Perks Donuts 3min, 15min walk
+ Steiner’s Bakery 8 min drive