Waterfront Adventure Paradise
This includes a scenic one hour and forty minute cruise from Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo, crossing the Strait of Georgia on BC Ferries. The Royal Canadian Force Base (CFB ) Comox opened in 1942, and has been a major employer for the region. The 10,000 foot airstrip is shared with Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) with commercial aircraft for daily flight service from Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Alberta and beyond from Air Canada, West Jet, Pacific Coastal Airlines and Central Mountain Air. The town of Courtenay is only five kms from Comox Harbour on the picturesque Dyke Road. We stayed at the Cape Lazo RV and Campground in the Point Holmes area, ten minutes east from downtown Comox and next to the public boat ramp for access to great salmon fishing. We wanted to be in Comox for August 5, 6, 7th (BC Day Celebrations) for Nautical Days and the Filberg Festival. Arts and
Clockwise from left page: Fishermen’s Pier in Comox, Comox Search and Rescue patrolling British Columbia’s Coastline, the little peninsula know as “Goose Spit” is popular with the locals and school groups learning about the marine environment 8 – Family day at Kye Bay. BC Ferries operate a daily run for com muters between Little River, in Comox to Powell River, crossing the Strait of Georgia and one of many local farms in Comox.