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Museum in Campbell River

Museum at Campbell River

This fascinating museum is worth an hour of anyone's time. Its diverse collection showcases aboriginal masks, an 1890s pioneer cabin and video footage of the world's largest artificial, non-nuclear blast (an underwa…
Fish & Chips in Campbell River

Dick's Fish & Chips

The locals' favorite fish-and-chip shop, this gable-roofed restaurant a short walk from the Discover Pier is often busy, so consider an off-peak visit. Alongside the usual golden-battered meals, you'll find popular …
Aquarium in Campbell River

Discovery Passage Aquarium

Repurposing the old blue shed aquarium that was moved here from Ucluelet, this smashing little marine-critter attraction can be found at the entrance to the Discovery Pier. A showcase of local aquatic life: look out…
Landmark in Campbell River

Discovery Pier

Since locals claim the town as the 'Salmon Capital of the World,' you should wet your line off the downtown Discovery Pier (rental rods available) or just stroll along with the crowds and see what everyone else has …
Cafe in Campbell River

Shot in the Dark Cafe

Huge, freshly made sandwiches and soups are the way to go at this pastel-hued locals' fave. It's also a good spot for cooked breakfast, especially if you haven't eaten for a couple of days.