Vancouver Island Cycling Tours

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

Island Joy Rides is a boutique, active travel company owned and operated by locals who believe that the best way to experience Vancouver Island is from the seat of a bicycle.


Campbell River

EXPLORE our West Coast home as you cycle carefully designed routes that keep you on the quiet roads and secret trails of the Comox Valley, Campbell River, as well as Quadra and Denman Islands in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. 


CONNECT with people who share a passion for adventure, the outdoors, and cycling (of course!).  Our tours are perfect for singles, couples with similar or different abilities, groups who want to ride and don't want to spend hours planning routes and accommodations, and perfect for families who want to spend quality time together. If you're a road biker, bring your own bike - we've got amazing routes to share.


Seafood feast at Dolphins Resort

INDULGE your senses as you experience our area through our local food scene, wineries, scenic coastal and forest routes, and Vancouver Island culture.


Bald Eagle

With small groups and a keen attention to detail, our goal is to offer our guests a unique and memorable Vancouver Island experience.  Vehicle support and maps/detailed cue sheets offer support for all fitness levels.

Guides Sonja and John


Our Vancouver Island Bike Tours 

Guided Cycling Tours

Island Joy Rides combines supported bicycling, west coast culture and local food/wine in high quality Vancouver Island cycling tours.

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Self Guided Bike Tours

Campbell River Seawalk

Our self-guided bike tours offer a balance of support and freedom to explore. Your bikes, accommodations, and luggage transfers are arranged, and a route and day-by-day itinerary are planned. Self-guided bike tours have more flexibility in your daily schedule but both guided and self-guided provide experiences you don’t get from the window of a train or rental car.

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Island Joy Rides Team

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”


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Our Guests Say...

I’ve enjoyed this trip so much!  The routes through the forests, along the ocean, in interesting galleries, in vast food supplies and in a circle of great friends on the beach…you have been brilliant!  Thank you for sharing such a memorable trip!  I hope your business goes global and does very well!  You’re a family friend now!

— Quinn

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