Gabriola Island is located a 20 minute ferry ride from Nanaimo, BC. It is a great pick for your first bike packing trip.
Saturna Island is one of BC's Gulf Islands. It is a long, narrow and hilly Island that's a good challenge by bike. The National Campground is a rustic and beautiful place to stay.
Panarama Ridge in Garabaldi Provincial Park is a fantastic day hike. It has the best view I've seen in my life!
The Powell River Canoe Route is a 5 day canoe portage trip around the beautiful lakes that surround Powell River, BC.