About Vanislander


Vanislander is a destination marketing and development organization located in Nanaimo, BC, Canada. Our primary purpose is to promote Vancouver Island as an ideal destination for green travellers. features recreation, travel, and tourism information to people who are planning to visit Vancouver Island or to those who are looking for a virtual tour of the island.

Our Goals

We Help Responsible Tourism That

  • Ensures a meaningful experience to Vancouver Island's visitors;
  • Raises their awareness about sustainability issues;
  • Minimizes negative environmental impacts of tourism and recreation on Vancouver Island;
  • Provides a greater understanding of local cultural and social issues;
  • Generates more significant economic benefits for local people;
  • Enhances the well-being of Vancouver Island's host community;
  • Promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion; and eventually,
  • Encourages respect between tourists and hosts, and builds local pride and confidence.

What We Offer

Visiting enables potential visitors to learn about the diversity of activities and environments Vancouver Island has to offer. We will provide you with all the information you need to plan a great visit. We try to collect comprehensive information about Vancouver Island based on our team's personal experiences, via library research, and through local businesses and visitor contributions. We try our best to provide you with helpful information about destinations, landmarks, and activities on Vancouver Island. However, we make no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, fitness, or suitability of the information and data provided through our website, We strongly encourage visitors to our website to review our Terms of Service.

What You'll Find on

Suppose you ever wanted to experience the local side of our beautiful island or learn about different travel and recreation activities ranging from relaxation in one of our world-famous spas to the most hardcore adventures such as surfing the waves of the West Coast of Vancouver Island; in that case you’re in the right place.
Our website provides travel information about places to see and things to do on Vancouver Island, including but not limited to landmarks, destinations, iconic places, activates, local providers, and accommodation. The information provided on is useful for visitors of all skill levels as well as local people. Using the most advanced web developing techniques, our travel experts and UX and UI engineers have designed an environment where you find what you are looking for through our advanced search system or classifications provided by our team.

Vanislander Tourism Industry Database features a tourism industry database including local industry operators in BC and those selling on Vancouver Island across Canada or offshore.
The following businesses appear on

  • Accommodation
  • Entertainment industry
  • Activities and tours
  • Online booking services
  • Transportation
  • Travel agents and airlines
  • Visitor information services


If you are an operator interested in having your business listed on, please contact us using this online form for free. Our team will validate the information provided and will contact you via email, phone, or an in-person visit to your business.
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Various Tours Under One Umbrella

Vanislander is a parent company based on Vancouver Island. Our family branding is focused on the tourism industry of this province of British Columbia with a huge potential for excursions, sports, adventure, a relaxing time, and interacting with a reach culture and nature. We offer many tours to meet your expectations.

Vanisle Wildlife

If we say that Vancouver Island is the wonderland of Canada, thus every newcomer to the Island is considered Alice. There are lots and lots of wonders on Vancouver Island to discover, most importantly various wildlife it contains. Plan your dream ahead of your trip, contact the Vanisle Wildlife team, and let us customize your wildlife watching tours to build a unique memory.

Vanisle Fishers

Pack your bags, prepare your mind, and set off to have a wonderful angling experience on Vancouver Island. Vanisle Fishers won't let you down on your favourite trip! There are thousands of options to go for when it comes to Vancouver Island. It offers several places to visit so you can have a fantastic experience while fishing and the most amazing journey as a visitor.

Vanisle Hunters

Getting into the most untouched nature and searching for your hunt is something more than a random outdoor adventure you can experience on Vancouver Island. Seeking, pursuing, and harvesting animals are what made hunting a popular recreational activity and sport. Your hunting trip on Vancouver Island boasts magnificent scenery, along with several big and small games.