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  • One of the Sculptures on Sidney Waterfront Walk, Sidney, BC Visitor in Victoria

SIDNEY WATERFRONT WALKWAY

When arriving and departing Victoria, BC either by air or a BC Ferry to the mainland, you'll pass by the quaint city of Sidney (or Sidney-by-the Sea).  I strongly urge you to make the short drive back there while you're in the area and check it out! In addition to being known as 'booktown' (see

  • Tod Inlet-gowland tod park Visitor in Victoria

TOD INLET

Tod Inlet in Gowlland Tod Provincial Park One of our favourite spots in Victoria is tucked in behind Butchart Gardens where thousands of people visit every year but have no idea that this hidden gem is close by! Part of the reason is that this beautiful tree-lined inlet is only accessible by boat or by

  • Kinsol Trestle

HISTORIC KINSOL TRESTLE

For a unique biking or walking experience, I suggest you drive up to see the amazing century old Kinsol Trestle which is now part of the Trans Canada Trail.  It's about an hour's drive up the beautiful Malahat (Hwy #1) to the parking lot.  (See below for directions) It stands 44 metres high and is

  • Seaplanes in Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

AIR TOURS

If you'd like to do some sightseeing from the air ... here's some Air Tours to consider: Harbour Air Seaplane Tours. Reservations Contact Center Hours of Operation: 1.800.665.0212 (Pacific Standard Time): Monday to Friday: 6AM to 9PM Saturday and Sunday: 7AM to 7PM Many tours available - Click Here for options   Victoria Flying Club

  • Oak Bay night market, Victoria, BC

OAK BAY NIGHT MARKET

2020 DUE TO COVID-19 WE'RE NOT SURE THE MARKET WILL RUN THIS YEAR.  I KNOW THEY'RE TRYING TO MOVE THE MARKET OFF THE STREET ... WHICH MAY WORK.  KEEP CHECKING FOR UP-DATES. From 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Beginning in June and continuing to September, between 4 and 8 pm on the second Wednesday of

  • Spring flowers Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

SPRINGTIME IN VICTORIA

March 30, 2017 It's finally starting to look like spring in Victoria!  It might be a bit late this year but Mother Nature is making up for that! Take a deep breath ... can you smell all the wonderful flowers? These photos were taken in Esquimalt ... just a short drive from downtown Victoria. 

SIDNEY STREET MARKET

June 6th to August 29th, 2019! FINISHED FOR 2019 ... CHECK BACK IN 2020! Every Thursday night 5:30 to 8:30 pm Sidney’s Street Market has been a holiday highlight on Vancouver Island for over 17 years. Every Thursday night from May - August, the Town's charming main street, Beacon Avenue, is closed to traffic and transformed

  • Bus tours in Victoria, BC

VICTORIA BUS TOURS

Sometimes a good way to see the sights in a city you're visiting is to let someone else do the driving! Here are some ideas for bus tours around Victoria, BC:  (please either call them or go to their website link for tours, hours etc.) Big Bus Victoria Sightseeing 811 Government St Victoria 250.389.2229 Toll

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