Strathcona Park Lodge & Outdoor Education Centre
Travel Blogs from Campbell River
... right!!!! The Continental Hotel near Hyde Park is not a place that you want to rest your weary head. We spent a grand total of 20 minutes in our room and decided to bale. The room was long and narrow sort of like sleeping in a submarine I would imagine.
We found another hotel nearby(called the Pacific Hotel:what a coincidence) and it has been great!
Have done some ...
... which made everything look so bland. Had lunch then turned around and headed for Campbell River. I had my first stint of driving so Andrew could have a break. Got to our motel around 5. Had a rest then went out to have a look around town and buy some groceries. Got back to our motel to cook some dinner. Watched a couple of cruise ships go by! Time for bed x (Except for Brandon and I who watched an old dragon ...
... have a two hour drive to entertain the kiddies on, rather than driving at nap time as we'd hoped. Dylan passes out straight away, less entertaining needed until tonight probably. Taya eats and plays happily during the drive to Campbell River.
A bit of a lengthy hiccup because we can't find the house we are staying at. We know we are close but can't actually find it. The children are pretty fed up by the time we arrive, ...
My connection from Vancouver to Campbell River was in a plane the size of a pack of peanuts which dropped off half it's passengers before taking off again to somewhere else on Vancouver Island. The shuttle service from the airport into town seemed to have stopped running and a very kind baggage handler gave myself and another stranded passenger a lift into town. Once at the marina, I located the water taxi departure and in the evening ...
... in Canada, but in good company it doesn’t seem as bad. I enjoyed a full fresh bowl of steamed shellfish and fish while everyone else seemed to enjoy it in some various form. We took another walk around the shopping center, took a trip to the liquor store and are now back for the night. Tomorrow’s stop the Lagoon Cove, Broughton Archipeligo where I am hoping to run into the Mermaids from Disney’s Peter Pan. We should be leaving at 8am. I’ll let you know how it ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting