Vancouver Island

New Saanich Aerial Photographs

Aerial photograph of Cordova Bay and Elk Lake, Saanich, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

We have updated our Saanich aerial galleries with hew photographs of this area. The regions covered now span from Cadboro Bay to Cordova Bay, Brentwood Bay and the Sidney area. [Show slideshow] 1234►


Aerial photos of Colwood and Esquimalt

Aerial image of  Esquimalt Harbour and the CFB Esquimalt Naval dockyard

Colwood and Esquimalt are located just west of Victoria, British Columbia. Esquimalt is home to the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt. CFB Esquimalt is Canada’s Pacific Coast naval base and home port to Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force Pacific Headquarters. Colwood has the interesting Esquimalt Lagoon and the well respected Royal Roads University. As […]


Aerial photos of Victoria, BC

Aerial view of James Bay, Holland Point Park and downtown Victoria

My latest flight took me over British Columbia’s capitol city Victoria. One of the more charming cities that I have spent time in, Victoria is also located on a truly spectacular area of southern Vancouver Island on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The aerial photographs really show how beautiful an area this is with […]


Saltair aerial photos

Saltair aerial photos

Saltair is a quiet rural community with a population of 1,800 on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The town, located between Chemainus and Ladysmith has seen a lot of growth recently and while it’s loosing some of the old charm still manages to keep a rural feel Saltair has an artist […]


Kinsol Trestle aerial photos

Kinsol Trestle aerial photo

The historic Kinsol Trestle also known as the Koksilah River Trestle, is a wooden railway trestle located on Vancouver Island north of Shawnigan Lake in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. Originally completed in 1920, the Kinsol Trestles dimensions measure 44 m (144 ft) high and 188 m (617 ft) long, making it the largest […]


Crofton Aerial Photos

Crofton Aerial Photos

Crofton is situated on Osborne Bay in the Cowichan Valley just north of Maple Bay. A ferry, the Howe Sound Queen, provides service from the BC Ferry terminal in Crofton to Vesuvius on Salt Spring Island. While tourism is important to the town the primary employer is the Catalyst Pulp and Paper mill. Aerial photos […]


Crofton Pulp and Paper Mill Catalyst Paper’s Crofton Division aerial photos

Crofton Paper Mill

The Crofton Pulp and Paper Mill Catalyst Paper’s Crofton Division is a world-class, paper and pulp facility that produces newsprint, directory paper and market pulp for customers around the world. Crofton began operation in 1957 as a single-line kraft pulp mill. Today, three paper machines and two pulp machines have an annual capacity of 739,000 […]


Western Forest Products Inc. aerial photos

Western Forest Products Inc.

Aerial photographs of Western Forest Products Inc. Ladysmith Sawmill Division and log booms in Ladysmith Harbour, British Columbia


Ladysmith Aerial Photos

Ladysmith Aerial Photos

Ladysmith is a pretty town located on the 49th parallel on the east coast of Vancouver Island just south of Nanaimo in British Columbia, Canada. The local economy is primarily forestry, tourism and agriculture. In recent years Ladysmith has become a quiet retirement community and is a popular destination for pleasure boaters as well. Ladysmith […]


Chemainus Aerial Photos

Chemainus, Vancouver Island Aerial Photography, British Columbia, Canada.

Chemainus, a small coastal town of 550, is located on Vancouver Island’s east shore between a mountain range and the ocean. With a failing resource-based economy in the early 1980’s, the town decided to create giant outdoor murals to revitalize the town and increase tourism in the area. The strategy worked and Chemainus earned the […]