About Nelson BC
Nelson is About Fun!
Whether you are here for adventure or relaxation, Nelson has something for you!
Besides the fun and friendly downtown core, Nelson is your gateway to all season outdoor fun and adventure. Make Victoria Falls Guesthouse your base to the deep Kootenay powder at Whitewater Winter Resort and more heli ski, cat ski, and ski touring operations than anywhere on earth. Enjoy two cross country ski areas, snowmobile and quad touring, curling, skating, Nelson Leaf’s Hockey , snow shoeing and ice fishing.
In the Summer
When the snow melts you are free to swim or explore our beautiful Kootenay Lake by sailboat, kayak, canoe or powerboat. Raft or kayak class 3 rapids on the Slocan River, or take a relaxing and scenic float on tire tubes or inflatable rafts. Golf one of the areas numerous, award winning courses with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and Kootenay Lake. Mountain biking, hiking and climbing adventures surround Nelson. Visit glaciers, alpine meadows and lakes, old growth cedar forests and magnificent waterfalls. Map out your own trail or take a guided tour designed for people of different fitness/skill levels to help you take home great memories of your stay here.