Bamfield, BC

Bamfield is a local community, surrounded by water and wilderness, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. It is known for it’s hiking, boating, kayaking and home to several sport fishing lodges, which pursue salmon and halibut. Bamfield is the northern terminus of the West Coast Trail, a rugged hiking trail built in 1907 to help survivors of the area’s many shipwrecks find their way back to civilization.

The research activities at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre attracts hundreds of researchers every year.