I'm spending a week on Vancouver Island this winter (late Dec to early Jan). Any suggestions or experiences? I was really hoping to do more of the "active" outdoors things, like kayaking, but it looks like most of the tour companies shut down for the winter... know any that don't? or is kayaking totally out of the question in the winter? What about stormwatching--is it cool or overrated?
I guess what I'm looking for is stuff to do on Vancouver Island in the winter that I couldn't necessarily do the rest of the year... 'cause I think I'll have to plan another trip sometime for the summer, spring, or fall.