Campbell River

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Campbell River
Port of Entry
50°02.284'N, 125°14.428'W Chart icon.png
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Campbell River or Wiwek̓a̱m is a coastal city in British Columbia on the east coast of Vancouver Island. It has a population (2016 census) of 35,138 and has long been touted as "the Salmon Capital of the World".


See Strait of Georgia.


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See Strait of Georgia.


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Campbell River is a port of entry/exit for Canada. For details see Entrance: Canada.


Discovery Harbour

Discovery Harbour/wiki/Campbell_River#Discovery_Harbour
Harbour icon Discovery Harbour [[Campbell River#Discovery Harbour|Discovery Harbour]] 50°02.202'N, 125°14.672'W
Port of Entry

There are several marinas.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Discovery Harbour Marina

Discovery Harbour Marina/wiki/Campbell_River#Discovery_Harbour_Marina
Marina icon Discovery Harbour Marina [[Campbell River#Discovery Harbour Marina|Discovery Harbour Marina]] 50°02.059'N, 125°14.546'W
Port of Entry

Water, electricity, toilets, showers, laundry, WiFi, fuel (in the Discovery Harbour. 24 hour video surveillance, gates are locked daily at 10:00 pm. Gate codes are available from marina office. Restaurants, provisions, shops, and boat repair services, shops and boat repair services nearby.; Tel: +1 (250) 287 2614; Fax: +1 (250) 287 8939; VHF channel 66A
Address: 218 - 1434 Ironwood St., Campbell River, BC, Canada V9W 5T5
Prices: For the latest prices see Price Listing

Coast Discovery Marina

Coast Discovery Marina/wiki/Campbell_River#Coast_Discovery_Marina
Marina icon Coast Discovery Marina [[Campbell River#Coast Discovery Marina|Coast Discovery Marina]] 50°01.666'N, 125°14.442'W
Port of Entry

Coast Discovery Marina is a private marina located in the heart of Campbell River's downtown it has 80 slips for boats up to 170' (51 m) long. Water, electricity, toilets, showers, laundry, WiFi, garbage disposal. Restaurant. (fish & chips), Benino Gelato, finest Italian Gelato on the floating dock, water taxi.; Tel: +1 (250) 287 7455 & +1 (250) 204 3900; VHF channel 66
Address: 1003 Island Highway, Campbell River, BC, Canada V9W 8C7

Campbell River Harbour

Campbell River Harbour/wiki/Campbell_River#Campbell_River_Harbour
Marina icon Campbell River Harbour [[Campbell River#Campbell River Harbour|Campbell River Harbour]] (Fishermans Wharf) 50°01.396'N, 125°14.287'W
Port of Entry

Public wharf (Campbell River Harbour Authority) for 235+ vessels. It provides secure berthage for Canadian Fishing vessels, recreational vessels, commercial vessels, and licence holders. Water, electricity, toilets, showers, WiFi, fuel, pump-out. Walking distance to downtown and museum.; Tel: +1 (250) 287 7931; Fax: +1 (250) 287 8495 ; VHF channel 66A
Address: Campbell River Harbour Authority , Fishermans Wharf, 705 Island Highway, Campbell River, BC, Canada V9W 2C2
Prices & hours: For the latest prices see Price Listing

Browns Bay Marina

Browns Bay Marina/wiki/Campbell_River#Browns_Bay_Marina
Marina icon Browns Bay Marina [[Campbell River#Browns Bay Marina|Browns Bay Marina]] 50°09.727'N, 125°22.386'W

The marina is about 12 nM north of Campbell River (on the Discovery Passage. Full service, water, electricity, toilets, showers, laundry, WiFi, fuel. Floating Restaurant. Boat Supplies, snacks, ice cream, & beverages; Tel: +1 (250) 286 3135; Fax: +XX (XXX) XXXXXX; VHF channel 66A
Address: 15021 Brown's Bay Road, Campbell River, BC, Canada V9H 1N9
Prices: For the latest prices see Price Listing




Water In all marinas
Electricity In all marinas
Toilets In all marinas}
Showers In all marinas
Laundry In Discovery Harbour Marina, Coast Discovery Marina, and Browns Bay Marina
Garbage Bins in all marinas
Fuel In Discovery Harbour Marina and Browns Bay Marina
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Repairs Some in Discovery Harbour Marina
Internet WiFi in all marinas
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?


  • In town
  • Some provisions in the marinas

Eating out

Restaurants near Discovery Harbour Marina, in Coast Discovery Marina, and Browns Bay Marina


  • Campbell River Airport (YBL IATA)
  • Campbell River does run a limited service local bus route, but a car would be an ideal form of transport to allow you to take advantage of the environment



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Places to Visit

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See Canada.


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