Brian Scott, owner of The Cona Hostel in downtown Courtenay, welcomes Ross Whelan to the Valley, long time friend and new business partner. Recently retired from the Forest Fire Fighting scene in northern BC, Ross, came to Courtenay in September 2008. Running the newly formed “Cona Shuttle and Tours Ltd” from the hostel both Brian and Ross are well informed about the area and we will do our best to make your stay a great experience!

Brian, Karla and Zander Scott in front of the Cona Hostel sign, just before it was hung.

With a degree in Eco-tourism and Outdoor Leadership, and travel experiences throughout the US, Mexico and Central America, Brian set out to fulfill his dream of one day owning his own hostel. His wife, Karla and son, Zander were on board and soon The Cona became a reality.


Contact Us:

440 Anderton Avenue
V9N 2G8, Courtenay, BC

By email:

By phone: 1 (877) 490-CONA (2662) (250) 331-0991
By fax: (250) 331-0992