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  • Goldstream Salmon Run, Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria

GOLDSTREAM SALMON RUN

mid-late October -> early December GOLDSTREAM PROVINCIAL PARK - Goldstream has a world-class salmon spawning stream with thousands of Chum Salmon returning each year. Bright colours and hooked jaws develop on male Chum salmon after they enter breeding streams. This accounts for the very different appearance these fish have from when they are caught in

  • Disc Golf in Victoria, BC

DISC GOLF IN VICTORIA

Disc Golf - or Frisbee Golf - is a great way to be outside and to get some fresh air and exercise without having to spend large amounts of money on equipment and without having a great deal of expertise.  It's just fun! As of this posting, there's only one dedicated disc golf course in

  • Boats in Victoria, BC harbour

BOAT TOURS AROUND VICTORIA, BC

While visiting Victoria, BC you might enjoy seeing the city and surrounding area a different way - by water! Some tour companies offer set tours – certain times and itineraries, some will let you design your own tour and some will even give you a lesson!  Here’s some ideas if you’d like to explore from

  • Kinsol Trestle

RAILWAY TRESTLES AROUND VICTORIA, BC

Exploring Victoria's Abandoned Railway Trestles We are very fortunate in Victoria and on Vancouver Island, that many of the old railway lines have been preserved and converted into amazing biking and walking paths.  As well we have the remnants of the old E&N (Esquimalt & Nanaimo) rail line which, while not presently in use, is

  • John Dean Provincial Park, Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

JOHN DEAN PROVINCIAL PARK

John Dean Park is situated on top of Mount Newton, which overlooks the pastoral Saanich Peninsula, the Gulf Islands and the Cascade Mountains. John Dean Provincial Park is the only place left on the Saancih Peninsula where you can still walk through virgin stands of old-growth Douglas Fir forests and untouched Garry Oak meadows. You

  • Fresh Seafood in Victoria, BC

FRESH SEAFOOD IN VICTORIA

If you have a taste for fresh seafood while in Victoria, here's some suggestions of where to buy it!   The Fish Store - 1 Dallas Rd.  At Fisherman's Wharf Ph: 250-383-6462   Satellite Fish Company - 2550 Beacon Ave., Sidney, BC Ph:  250-656-2642   Finest At Sea - 27 Erie St., Ph:  250-383-7760  

  • Duncan, BC Visitor in Victoria

DUNCAN, BC – CITY OF TOTEMS

If you're looking for a great day-trip while visiting Victoria, BC, consider a drive up the beautiful Malahat Drive to the city of Duncan, BC. The city is about 50 kilometres from both Victoria to the south and Nanaimo to the north. Although the City of Duncan has a population of just under 5000, it

  • Blackberry close up Visitor in Victoria

PICKING BLACKBERRIES – A VICTORIA TRADITION!

Here in Victoria ... well actually most of Vancouver Island ... we're 'blessed' with an abundance of wild blackberries.  They grow wild everywhere and will take over any space they can. These blackberries are not only opportunistic ... but they're vicious and will draw blood whenever they can!  In fact some people believe that the

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