Discovery Pier

Vancouver Island

Wet your line off the downtown Discovery Pier (rental rods available) or just stroll along with the crowds and see what everyone else has caught in the town once claimed to be the 'Salmon Capital of the World.' Much easier than catching your own lunch: you can also buy fish-and-chips (and ice cream) here in the summer.

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