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Various activities to enjoy while visiting Victoria, BC

  • 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

  • Capital City Comic Con, Victoria, BC

Capital City Comic Con

MARCH 16 - 18, 2018 ADMISSION: Friday, March 16, 2018 $25.00 Saturday, March 17, 2018 $35.00 Sunday, March 18, 2018 $30.00 Victoria’s first-ever Capital City Comic Con is right around the corner! • Meet your favourite cosplay characters and celebrity guests • Shop vintage comic books • Attend panels and play Victoria has always had

  • Esquimalt Christmas Tree Village

CHRISTMAS TREE VILLAGE

DECEMBER 2 - JANUARY 4 Esquimalt Rec Centre and Archie Browning Sports Centre Experience the magic of the holidays t the Fourth Annual Christmas Tree Village.  The Recreation Centre Atrium and Archie Browning Sports Centre are transformed into holiday heavens, teeming with twinkling lights and decorations.  Vote for your favourite tree online. People's Choice Voting!

  • 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. It protects one of the last stands of old-growth Douglas fir and Garry oak on the Saanich Peninsula, and is a popular destination for local residents, who visit the park to hike

  • 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

  • Cowichan Bay, BC Visitor in Victoria

COWICHAN BAY

Cowichan Bay, BC is a small sea-side community about an hour north of Victoria, BC. For many thousands of years Cowichan Bay was home to First Nations people who harvested the wealth of salmon and shellfish found in its many coves, tidal flats and swiftly flowing rivers. Today, the village of Cowichan Bay is a

  • Whippletree Junction, Duncan, BC Visitor in Victoria

WHIPPLETREE JUNCTION

About 45 - 50 minutes or so north of Victoria right along Hwy #1 is the quaint and unique Whippletree Junction. It's a funky collection of businesses, restaurants and art and craft galleries that's always fun to explore. Whippletree Junction, Duncan, BC Pioneer House Restaurant at Whippletree Junction Its jumble of

  • Goldstream Trestle, victoria, bc

NIAGARA CANYON RAIL TRESTLE – A HIDDEN TREASURE

Hiking to the E&N Railway Trestle at Goldstream Provincial Park A very popular, hike in Goldstream Provincial Park is the trail up to the old railway bridge crossing high above the Niagara Canyon. The trestle is a real treasure, hidden from view from below by the forest canopy and isolated from the canyon floor by

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