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

  • 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. 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 contained a few old tractors and some farm equipment along with a little train.

  • The Flight Path - Victoria Int'l Airport Walking and Biking Trail, Visitor in Victoria

VICTORIA AIRPORT PATH

The Flight Path A 9.3km bike and walking trail around the airport.  Bring the whole family to explore this unique recreational facility! Located around the perimeter of the pastoral Victoria International Airport, come for a bike, hike or stroll and enjoy the natural beauty of the Saanich Peninsula. The Flight Path is punctuated with intriguing

  • Coles Bay Regional Park, Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria, Parks in Victoria

COLES BAY REGIONAL PARK

A small park in a quiet neighborhood leading down to the Saanich Inlet - that's Coles Bay Regional Park! At just under 9 acres, this park is the perfect place for a short stroll, or a picnic with the family.  The path is fairly level but not really wheelchair accessible if you want to reach

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

SALTS

  A couple of times each year,  SALTS (Sail and Life Training Society) offers the opportunity to experience sail training during morning or afternoon day sails aboard their tall ships,  the Pacific Swift and the Pacific Grace.  They set sail just outside Victoria’s harbour and give day sail "trainees" a taste of what it is like

  • Lawn Bowling

LAWN BOWLING, CROQUET, BOCCE

If you're looking for something fun but a little less strenuous ... a suggestion is lawn bowling, croquet or bocce.  Here's some places to go while visiting Victoria, B.C. Some of these clubs require memberships and some allow drop-in.  Please contact the clubs individually - or check out their website for further information, rates, schedules

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