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Adventure activities as well as sporting activities both participating and spectator. Golf courses, ball fields, water sports, hiking, biking etc.

  • Sea Lions off Discovery Island

A Winter Paddle in Victoria

Beautiful Mild Winter Days Provide Great Sea Kayaking Opportunities One thing we truly love about Victoria are the mild winters. In late February, leaves in the undergrowth are beginning to bud, blossoms and flowers are blooming, the scent of the Indian Plum blossoms can be intoxicating. Don’t get me wrong, we can get our fair

  • Biking Victoria

BIKE SHOPS IN VICTORIA

Bike Shops in Victoria Victoria is Canada's cycling capital!  If you're traveling with your bikes, you won't be disappointed with the number of dedicated bike paths and the beautiful scenery riding around Victoria.  In fact you may be so excited by the possibilities you may want to upgrade your ride or you just may just

  • Beach Volley Ball Court

BEACH VOLLEY BALL

Beach Volley Ball in Victoria There are lots of sandy beaches around Victoria and depending on the day and the weather you can find people playing beach volley ball on some of them.  However, There are a couple of permanent courts in the area and are listed below. Beach Volley Ball at Tulista Park in

  • Lost Airmen of the Empire Memorial, Victoria BC

LOST AIRMEN OF THE EMPIRE MEMORIAL

Lost Airmen of the Empire Memorial The “Lost Airmen of the Empire” memorial commemorates and acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of the 179 people who perished while posted to or were working at the Royal Canadian Air Force Station Patricia Bay during World War II. The memorial is located on Hospital Hill on the north

  • Cordova Spit Vancouver Island BC

CORDOVA SPIT

Cordova Spit (TIXEN) Cordova Spit is located on the Saanich Peninsula and extends northward from Island View Beach pushing into Haro Strait and the waters of Saanichton Bay like the prow of a giant ship.  The northern half of the spit is municipal parkland owned by the municipality of Central Saanich. The lower half and

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Heritage Acres Sign, Visitor in Victoria

HERITAGE ACRES

Heritage Acres in Saanich, BC is operated by the Saanich Historical Artifact Society. **HERITAGE ACRES IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19.  PLEASE CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR UP-DATES** Like me, you may have seen the sign for Heritage Acres as you're driving along the Pat Bay Hwy.  And like me, you may have thought the site

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