Vancouver Island Golf Courses
A 250 kilometre golf trail of Pacific paradise from Victoria to Campbell River, awaits golfers on Vancouver Island - ranked as the Top North American Island by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. The Vancouver Island Golf Trail includes 11 destination golf courses amidst the old-world ambience of cosmopolitan Victoria, the lush vineyards of the Cowichan Warm Land, the magnificent beaches of Oceanside, and the pristine wilderness of the North Island - you can explore it all on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail!
Getaways and vacations to the Vancouver Island Golf Trail are offered by Golf Vancouver Island. Golf Vancouver Island is your “one-stop shop” for island golf. From airfares and ferry reservations to tee times, accommodations and even après golf activities, they take care of it all. Golf Vancouver Island is “golf-course owned & operated” thereby providing both convenience and competitive pricing. They feature packages and custom itineraries to four distinct regions on Vancouver Island as well as the internationally renowned Vancouver Island Golf Trail. Simply call toll free 1.888.465.3239 and you will be well on your way to play on island time.
Unveiled in 2003, Bear Mountain Resort is a master-planned community built around the first 18-hole golf course ever to be co-designed by Jack and Steve Nicklaus. Located just 25 minutes from downtown Victoria, Bear Mountain combines the mastery of a Nicklaus course with a series of panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, the Garden City and the mountains.
The Olympic View Golf Club boasts tranquility and nature, punctuated by two waterfalls, twelve lakes, mountain vistas, and playful deer and eagles. If some of the golf shots on this target venue quicken your pulse, the tranquility of the setting should help to calm and center you. The variety of golf holes constitute individual masterpieces that meld together to form a larger piece of golf art. Discover why Olympic View consistently rates among the top golf courses in North America and recently as the #20 Best Golf Experience in Canada and USA West, 2006.
Set atop a plateau overlooking the Southern Gulf Islands, Arbutus Ridge boasts breathtaking views including Mt. Baker’s mighty snow-capped peak and offers a sublime golf challenge complete with an island green, within its tranquil country setting. Located 40 minutes North of Victoria.
Fifty kilometres north of Victoria in the Cowichan Valley, a truly spectacular 18-hole championship golf course and residential community is taking shape. The Cliffs Over Maple Bay, designed by none other than Greg Norman, is slated for completion in 2008. This promises to be one of the most memorable layouts in the province. Views here stretch from the Strait of Georgia toward Vancouver to the mountains and lakes of the Cowichan Valley for a magnificent vista of more than 210 degrees.
Set in one of Canada’s last great, unspoiled places, Fairwinds offers award-winning championship golf, breathtaking ocean vistas and a pristine natural setting. A serene ocean front resort and marina complement the Fairwinds experience to be awarded 1999 BCPGA Golf Facility of the Year. Located just 20 minutes from Nanaimo.
Awarded Platinum Status by Golf Course Ranking magazine, this Graham Cooke-designed championship course is classic links-style and enjoys a superb setting as centerpiece of Crown Isle Resort. It is complemented with a spectacular resort centre and 4 Star nightly villa accommodation overlooking the first fairway. Located midway on the sunny east-coast in Courtenay.