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Things To Do in 2 Hours in the Comox Valley

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Helicopter Tours: Discovery Passage, Desolation Sound, Comox Glacier. Stunning flights over mountain &ocean. 49Northhelicopters.com 250-202-4899.

Go-Karts & Monster Truck Rides: July & Aug, Open 7 days a week 12-4pm (weather permitting).  Saratoga Speedway, 2380 Macaulay Rd, Black Creek. 250.337.5024.

Bowling: Experience a new side of an old sport by going bowling at Codes Country Lanes.  codescountrylanes.com.  250-334-4045 

Visit 40 Knots Winery: Tastings. Tue-Sun 11:30am-5:30pm or book a Private Tasting/Picnic/CellarTour. Visit out Interpretive trail & learn about our terroir and varieties. 2400 Anderton Rd, Comox. 250.941.8810  www.40KnotsWinery.com

I-Hos Gallery: Traditional & contemporary Northwest Coast artwork & crafts 3310 Comox Road, 250-339-7702

Golf Driving Range: Glacier Greens, 250.339.6515

BMX Racing: Coal Hills BMX Racing. www.coalhillsbmx.com for schedule.  250.336.2699

Swimming: Comox Valley Aquatic Centre. 25m lap pool, whirlpool, wave pool. Steam room and sauna. 250.334.2527.

HMCS Alberni Museum: Visit this amazing naval museum. T-S, 10-4. 250.897.4611

Walk the Air Park: Free great views. Courtenay, Off Cliff Ave, turn onto Mansfield Rd.

Art Gallery: Free, 580 Duncan Ave. www.comoxvalleyartgallery.com

Skateboarding: Free, Courtenay/Comox Skatepark. 1551 Lerwick Road.

Snorkelling, Whale Watching, Marine Tours: The biggest & most exciting marine animals in Desolation Sound & the Salish Sea. Pacific Pro Dive and Surf Company. 250.338.6829. 2270 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay. www.scubashark.com

Bird Watching: Free, Courtenay Riverway  & Estuary. 250.702.5404 

Fossil Tours: Tour the museum exhibits before heading out on for a chance to find a fossil ou your own. Courtenay & District Museum and Paleontology Centre. www.courtenaymuseum.ca. 

Comox Air Force Museum: See the history of the Snowbirds and other Canadian artifacts.  Ryan Road. 250.339.8162. www.comoxairforcemuseum.ca

Mountain Biking Rentals & Tours: Dodge City Cycles. 2705 Dunsmuir Ave, Cumberland. www.dodgecitycycles.com

Rollerblade: Around the Courtenay Airpark. Or for kids, visit the Rotary Play Park at the Airpark.

Lawn Bowls: Located in Bill Moore Park. 26th St. Courtenay. 250.338.8222

Mini Golf: Miracle Beach Mini Golf 250.337.5336. 9am to Dusk.  April to October. miraclebeachminigolf.ca Island Hwy.

Garden Tour: Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens. 9am to dusk.  6183 Whittaker Rd. www.woodlandgardens.ca 250.338.6901

Royston Wrecks: Visit the rusty remains of several historic ships.

Goose Spit Kite Flying: Popular windy location for kite flying, on the beach.. surrounded by wildlife. 

Comox Marina: Take a walk on the boardwalk and buy fresh seafood right off the fishing boats.