- The list below includes 19 free or cheap things to do in or near Courtenay, British Columbia, including 18 different types of inexpensive activities like Running/Jogging, History Museums, Camping Site and Gardens.
- From Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens to Seal Bay Nature Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Courtenay and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Comox, Hornby Island, Cumberland and Campbell River.
86% 37 votes
6183 Whittaker Road, Courtenay, British Columbia MoreLess Info
Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens offers a serene outdoor experience. Visitors meander through 24 wooded acres on manicured paths to view 3,000 rhododendrons, water features, native plants, birds and wildflowers.
Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the wooded and beach trails at Seal Bay Nature Park. Families participate in bicycling, nature hikes through ponds, beaches, trees, marshes, bridges and ravines as well as wildlife viewing for bears, wildfowl, eagles, seals and cougars.
Miracle Beach Provincial Park is located at Black Creek on the eastern shore. Visitors enjoy the large, sandy beach, camping, picnic areas, playground, marine life viewing in tide pools, sandcastle building, swimming, cycling, fishing, hiking, boating and horseback riding.
Fishers Island Adventures offers guided salt water and fresh water fishing tours. Anglers choose from packages including fishing/accommodation or kayak/fishing tours along west coast Vancouver, east coast Vancouver and Comox Valley.
89% 47 votes
207 Fourth Street, Courtenay, British Columbia MoreLess Info
Specializing in marine fossils and dinosaurs, the Courtenay & District Museum & Paleontology Centre offers educational experiences of all ages. Visitors learn about fossils, dinosaurs, Comox Valley history, rail history through tours, educational programs and science and nature discovery.
Island Gourmet Trails specializes in culinary tours. Guests enjoy a variety food adventures through bakeries, farmer's markets, farms, orchards, chocolatiers, cheese factories, wineries, breweries, coffee roasters, pasta makers, fishing docks as well as cooking classes and all transportation.
100% 12 votes
34-190 Port Augusta Street | Blue Arch Entrance, Comox, British Columbia MoreLess Info
The Alberni Project - HMCS Alberni Memorial pays tribute to the Canadian Veterans who served on HMCS Alberni. Visitors learn of Canada's role during WWII by viewing exhibits, artifacts and documentary films.
Located on nine acres, Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park features Scandinavian design. The area features heritage buildings, gardens, waterfront green space, lodge tours, gift shop, tea house and special events.
90% 20 votes
101-3607 Small Rd., Cumberland, British Columbia MoreLess Info
Vancouver Island Visitor Centre offers tourists the best advise on tours, accommodations, festivals, local attractions and various other visitor information. Explore the exhibit gallery, book reservations, play on the playground and eat in the picnic area.