Both an icon and an institution in Victoria, with a history dating back to 1954, The Snug pub is Victoria’s first neighbourhood pub and the perfect place to enjoy good spirits amongst friends. With menus that change with the seasons to take advantage of BC’s best produce, you will find a balanced selection of dishes, ranging from comfortable classics, such as fish and chips to more refined, modern cuisine. A healthy selection of local and international brews on tap can be enjoyed from the cozy confines of the bar or on the oceanfront patio.
MacGillivray & Associates (M&A) offer an exceptional team of creative, committed and knowledgeable event professionals. Our boutique style, flexibility and diverse experience allow us to customize our services to meet the unique needs of each client in destinations across Canada and internationally. Whether a group of 50 or 5,000, a full incentive program, conference with intensive meetings and events, an executive retreat or national corporate event campaign, our team’s attention to detail, superb operational skills and commitment to service excellence, ensure award-winning results.
This particular CC is right downtown. It is fascinating to sit on the patio on such a busy corner and enjoy a cocktail or wine or soda and watch the world go by. As well you get good service and decent offerings!
A family restaurant serving fresh, local food and offering homemade favourite to please. House-smoked meats, eggs benedicts and dynamite burgers are among our specialities. We cater to kids, celiac, vegetarian and omnivores.
Whatever your passion may be, Fiamo has something for you. For food lovers we offer an unpretentious rustic Italian menu in an authentic Tuscan tradition, with French, Spanish, and Mediterranean elements added in for extra flavour, all prepared with a dedication to using fresh regional ingredients. For wine lovers we offer all your favourite BC vintages, or choose from a list of their Italian counterparts - matched, of course, to your meal.
And for those who simply love life we offer three different rooms with three distinct dining experiences: an upbeat bar area, a quieter dining room, and a mezzanine perfect for large groups or private events.
A stunning homage to the cultures and traditions that make Victoria a great place to connect, Victoria Conference Centre (VCC) is the city's largest conference facility. With 77,000 square feet of meeting space, 21 multi-purpose meeting rooms, a large exhibit hall and 400-seat lecture theatre, the VCC can host 2,000 delegates or small, intimate gatherings. Our facilities are energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable.
Glo Restaurant + Lounge offers unparalleled views of the Selkirk Waterway minutes from Downtown. The interior is comprised of floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the waterway and offers a sleek + modern design with inviting booths and plenty of seating at our 360° bar.
Featuring an extensive food, wine and cocktail menu that boasts a wide variety of offerings, Glo restaurants team of professionals can turn any regular day into a spectacular one.
Led by Founding Artistic Director Brian Richmond, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre was founded in 2008 by a team of well-established and exciting early career theatre artists and educators. BBRT has completed 11 critically-lauded and well-attended seasons. In this time the company has presented 47 multi-award-winning productions and/or events.
Steamship Grill & Taphouse honours the great traditions and adventure of the early days of steamship travel. We invite you to join us on the waterfront at the heritage Steamship Terminal on Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbour.
We have used the very best locally sourced ingredients from Vancouver Island and BC, and complimented it with spices from around the world.
Join us for lunch, weekend brunch and dinner in the restaurant or on our waterfront deck, to experience an adventure in flavour.
Fresh local scratch cooking - At Frankie's Modern Diner we are all about friends, family and fresh fare. We are a contemporary take on the diner experience serving modern comfort food inspired by Frank's Italian family. Frankie's is about gathering with people we care about over food that is prepared with love. We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and late night gatherings. Our standard fare includes salads, pizza, pastas, and appetizers. We also feature prosecco and sangria on tap, a variety of local wines, and beers.
Ｍaking arrangements for golfers visiting Vancouver Island and provide a golf shuttle service to Victoria golf courses. We maintain an outstanding relationship with the hotels and golf courses. We believe that our service makes it easier for travel agents, front desk personnel, concierges and bellmen to provide you better service.
With over 20,000 objects, the AGGV collection represents significant works produced in this region and art that represents our histories. Since its founding, we have been assembling work from around the Pacific Rim and have established one of the finest collections of Asian art in the world.
Victoria is truly the ‘City of Gardens’. We invite you to join us in visiting some of the unique private gardens that have been developed by local gardeners. With Victoria’s mild climate, gardening is a year-round passion that has resulted in an abundant array of gardens world-renowned for their beauty and individual charm. Garden Tours specializes in (1) Guided & Narrated tours of public and private gardens (2) Customized tours for groups of all sizes. Special group packages available. Our unique personalized tours will introduce you to gardens both creative and colourful, so bring your camera and comfortable shoes.
Excellent trail that goes around the perimeter of this beautiful lake. The trail for the most part is easy with some roots and rocks on the well traveled path. The southern portion of the lake has a section with a moderate upwards climb that isn't very high but it is more challenging for those that may have some mobility issues. Other than that most of the trail is easy. Small little beach at the eastern portion of the park. Great place to launch a kayak or canoe.
Established in 2004, Floyd’s Diner is a Victoria, BC landmark. We attribute our growth to our loyal customers, new and old. In addition to our satisfying portions we strive to maintain a fun and friendly, family-oriented atmosphere for all to enjoy. We now have three locations; with our newest location just 15 minutes from Downtown Victoria in Royal Oak. Now you can enjoy The Mahoney and other Floyd’s favorites in all three locations Heading out to Sooke/Westshore? Stop in for a bite to eat at our Langford location. If you’ve never heard of The Mahoney at Floyd’s, you’re in for a treat!”
We are open for Breakfast and Lunch 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30 am to 4 pm on Fridays and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Tucked down a hallway at the harbour end of Fort Street, you can hear the buzz before you open the door and fall into this room that won best commercial design on Vancouver Island in 2014. You will be delighted with the warmth and your time travel back to prohibition era.
Inspired by the best bars in New Orleans, Austin, Seattle and Portland, this is a restaurant with superb food and a complete beverage program. The kitchen is led by Chef Gabe Fayerman-Hansen who in fall 2108 placed third in the province in the prestigious Kitchen Party event. His farm to table and fish boat to table philosophy is legendary. Little Jumbo’s cocktail creativity is driven by the entire bar team. Together they deliver every 6 weeks a new set of original cocktail arrays to delight all tastes, as well as setting new standards with finely crafted classics.
Along the way to its 6th year, Little Jumbo has garnered public recognition from enRoute People’s Choice categories and placed highly in the Top 50 Bars in Canada. In the last yea
Join us for a feast of miniature-finger-foods of epic proportions! White Heather, established 20 years ago with the same original cast of characters so you can trust to consistently bake a perfectly fluffy scone, is run by a team of welcoming ladies that want nothing more than to make sure you are indulgently satisfied!
Privileged to be located in the historical and charming Oak Bay, come for tea and stay for the sights! Not least of which are the towering presentation of our authenticate traditional afternoon teas (on white linens + china!) edible and a spectacle! We take pride in the craft of our creations and strive to curate from local and seasonal harvest, the ultimate marriage of regional culinary tourism and delicate food art.
Depending on when you are seeing this we may or may not have other tricks up our sleeves, like a summer picnic tea or a Christmas themed feast, give us a call, we promise you true local hospitality and unforgettable eats
Seeing amazing orcas and humpback whales. The tour company provides life jacket suits that keep you warm on the water and is a flotation device as well. The guide is very knowledgeable about all the marine life as well as respectable of the animals space.
Small and cozy location. We greatly enjoyed the heritage burger (added cheese and bacon) and the delizioso chicken burger. The fries and chips are house made and I like that they'll do a half of each as your side. After 9pm daily burgers are half price, though unfortunately this appears to be their busiest time of day.
The trip varies from 3-4 hours depending on what you see and where. We got super lucky and saw some beautiful animals almost right away! Over the time we saw a couple types of Orcas, Humpback whales, Harbor seals, a Steller Sea Lion, Elephant Seals and a couple Eagles. It was seriously as good as we could have hoped for! The water was calm and the boat very comfortable. It's pretty chilly on the water so consider wearing pants and bringing a light jacket. In addition to the sea life, the views of Mt. Baker, the Olympic Mountains, a number of islands and the coast were spectacular!
Alcheringa Gallery is one of the leading indigenous art galleries in the world specializing in contemporary art from the Northwest Coast of Canada. Based in downtown Victoria, BC - and grateful to be on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples - Alcheringa has been proud to represent the leading indigenous artists from Vancouver Island, BC and Canada for over 35 years, and has placed art in private and public collections all over the world. The gallery produces four to six new exhibitions every year, supplemented by ongoing new works by gallery artists. Alcheringa has one of the largest fine print collections to be found anywhere, and also represents paintings, carvings/sculptures, jewellery, ceramics, and textiles. Alcheringa Gallery has had a long commitment to supporting and promoting artists by donating back to their communities in ongoing efforts to preserve and protect indigenous culture.
An awesome beach for walking. Great sandbar for a long ways when the tide is out. Lots of people walking their dogs. Occasion horses in the water. Eagles flying above. Blue herons feeding in the shallow waters. And great(mostly private) spots to do a little sun tanning if you don't get the occasional pervs walking by and staring at you.
Wind Cries Mary is a tucked away portal to experiencing the rustic riches of Vancouver Island, in the middle of Victoria’s downtown core, a 5 minute walk from the Inner Harbour in historic Bastion Square. A warm and familiar setting for enjoying elevated cabin food fit for modern times. We offer a constantly changing, family-style menu that uses local suppliers, farmers, forages and fish mongers, with a bar program to match.
be different, own local art from local artists…. WELCOME TO OUR GALLERY OPEN THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, 10am TO 4pm, 235 linear feet of art gallery wall display, successful local artists, over 100 2D and 3D works of art available, including originals and limited edition prints. watercolors – acrylics – pottery – photography – stone carvings, all this in a comfortable laid back setting, a must see.
Tofino Bus Services Inc. has been operating since June 2002, offering daily scheduled services to and from Tofino, Ucluelet and Victoria. We strive to make our customers happy with their travel experience and ensure they feel safe, while knowing they can depend on our team of knowledgeable staff and drivers. The journey to Tofino is like no other, taking you away from your busy life and into an oasis surrounded by beaches, forest, wildlife and pure serenity.
Come and see why Fire + Water has quickly become a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Here at Fire + Water we're fortunate to be in one of the best four diamond hotels in the Pacific North West.
The Executive Chef and his culinary team find inspiration in local, sustainable, fresh ingredients readily abundant along the Pacific Coast. Our climate, the mildest in Canada provides many a delicacy from our wild and not so wild spaces.
Our culturally diverse food and beverage team contribute unique ideas and ingredients for a refreshing approach to West Coast dining. The palette-tempting menu combined with a casual atmosphere, our restaurant and Lounge are ideal for family celebrations, a casual drink after work, and those special occasions.
If you prefer the world-famous temperate climate of Victoria, enjoy our street level outdoor patio where you can relax to the calming sounds of trickling water and enjoy a light meal or relaxing beverage.
Dine at Fire + Water and we will reimburse you $3.00 towards
Cadboro Bay's neighborhood pub. Full lunch and dinner menu.
Nestled in Cadboro Bay near the University of Victoria and at the end of the Scenic Marine Drive from downtown Victoria, Smuggler's Cove Pub offers visitors a taste of the local life in Victoria. The pub serves an excellent casual dining menu for lunch and dinner that is reasonably priced. With many local and import ales on tap the pub has a loyal local following and visitors will enjoy the cozy, friendly atmosphere.
With roughly 740,000 square metres of parkland, Beacon Hill Park is the crowning jewel in Victoria's park system. There are natural areas, manicured flower beds, footpaths and many sports and play features for the whole family to enjoy. Beacon Hill Park was formalized in 1882 when the Province of British Columbia granted 75 hectares to the City of Victoria to be held in trust. Beacon Hill Park defines the very essence of Victoria and was designated a municipal heritage site in 2009.
MOD is the original superfast pizza experience – a pioneering fast-casual concept that puts you in the driver’s seat. Artisan-style pizzas and salads are individually sized, made on demand, and ready in just minutes. Choose from over 30 toppings – the price stays the same no matter you pick. Mix it up. Be spontaneous. Meaty to vegan and everything in between.” They also have gluten free thin crust available.
Our guests enjoy views of the iconic Victoria BC harbour, character buildings, and Johnson Street Bridge. The Swans building was originally built in 1913 and renovated from a warehouse into loft apartments in 1987, later the apartments were converted into the Swans Hotel suites. Each suite is still equipped with a full kitchen, features original art from the founder’s personal collection, and showcases the original brick and wood beams that give the building so much character.
Ensconced within the Union Club of British Columbia can be found the Inn at the Union Club. Refined and discreet, this century-old Inn is an oasis of privacy and privilege that combines Old World flair with the most modern of hotel amenities. It has 22 guest rooms, including seven suites with separate sitting rooms. All rooms are appointed with comfortable queen or king-sized beds, and many of the Inn's rooms have marvellous views of the scenic Victoria Inner Harbour. The Union Club Inn is ideal for both leisure and business travellers.
Over the past thirty years Harbour House has confirmed its reputation as one of Vancouver Island's exceptional restaurants. Open every night from 4:30pm. Come warm yourself by our fireplace and enjoy the many delicacies Harbour House Restaurant has to offer.
Great little museum with interesting local history. See examples of 19th century domestic architecture. The museum offers an insight to the lovely historical homes around Victoria. Its not just another house museum.
Situated in the heart of North Saanich pastoral landscapes, the focus is on local food and wine, and sustainability. More than just a bakery/café. The Roost roosts on 10 acres of farmland where we grow many items used to produce the food we proudly serve. The wheat grown and milled on-site is used to bake breads fresh daily. The blueberries, sheep, and unique vineyard, all add to the authentic experience. You'll love coming out to our place! Whether you sit on the porch, get comfy in the secret garden, relax on our "chicken-bus", or haze at a picnic bench looking out over our vineyard, you sure to enjoy a passionate farm experience.
Nautical Nellies has been serving delicious premium aged steak and Ocean Wise seafood to Victoria for 20 years. Overlooking the inner harbour, the restaurant's heated patio and cozy interior set the tone to enjoy great food and wine from our award-winning list. The oyster bar hosts a large selection of fresh oysters with varieties from the Pacific Northwest and East Coast, and allows guests to watch their oysters be shucked right in front of them. Adjacent to the oyster bar is a traditional, gourmet and fusion sushi bar that serves beautifully plated sushi of the finest quality.
OpenTable's "100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada 2017"
Victoria News "Best of the City" - Best Steak & Best Seafood for 2014, 2015, 2016
Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence 2016"
Excellent food, top notch service and unrivaled views of the harbour.
Our facility is located on the waters edge, right across from the Fairmont Empress. We offer large portion sizes, large selection of items, quality and good value. Milestones has familiar food with a unique twist.
Are you ready Victoria?!? Brewery & The Beast is back to where it all started for the 8th annual festival of meat on Sunday, September 22nd! Indulge in creative, meaty dishes from over 60 chefs and restaurants from Victoria and the Island, all using sustainable, local proteins from BC and Alberta. Dishes are accompanied by beer from Phillips Brewing Company, local ciders and wine, and non alcoholic beverages including soda from Phillips Soda Works, kombucha, and coffee. Dance off the meat sweats to live music from The Electric Timber Company with special guests, enjoy fresh fruit and vegetable stands, and join in the fun at exciting activations. Come enjoy a day in the sun while supporting and learning about local sustainable food producers and farmers. We can't wait to welcome everyone in September for the meatiest end of summer celebration ever!
Only a short walk from Victoria's Inner Harbour, Heron Rock is a bistro in every sense of the word. Using good quality and local ingredients to put together breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Live Blues, Gypsy Jazz Rock, R&B and Soul, on Friday through Monday nights. Local beers and wines from around world, lots of free parking.
Saveur offers fine dining food in a casual urban setting. Award-winning chef, Robert Cassels, delivers French-inspired contemporary cuisine through playful and elegant tasting menus, that change regularly based on seasonal offerings from farmers, foragers, and fisheries of Vancouver Island.
The restaurant has recently undergone a renovation featuring a live wall with bay tree and rosemary, charred cedar wall opposite the open kitchen (handmade by Chef Cassels using a Japanese Shou Sugi Ban technique) and custom-made black walnut tables with stainless accent inlay.
Saveur also offers a la carte dining, bar snacks, an innovative cocktail program, and brunch Wednesday through Saturday 10-2.
The London Chef – both are community-minded, committed to offering the best food and service, and deeply passionate about making cooking accessible, fun, and cool. At The London Chef we have a fabulous group of rotating guest instructors, stellar chefs, and attentive servers/bartenders. We hand pick the best of the best to work with us, and to work with you. Behind the scenes we have a full-time dedicated lineup supporting us to offer you the best classes, catering and events.
Welcome to the Chemainus Theatre Festival! We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada. The Chemainus Theatre Festival is your place to get together and liven up. As a non-profit society, we exist to serve Vancouver Island and its visitors by creating exceptional theatre that explores and nourishes truth, hope, redemption, love and the human spirit.
Victoria's social centrepiece since opening in 1908, Fairmont Empress is the perfect venue for your next event. Fairmont Empress, along with the adjoining Victoria Conference Centre, is proud to offer beautiful wedding venues and professional meeting facilities supported by a comprehensive array of state-of-the-art services. Our wedding experts and certified meetings professionals offer expert knowledge in planning functions. Whethers planning your dream fairy tale wedding, an executive meeting of 12, or a conference of 1,200, we make certain everything you need is at your fingertips.
Azuma Sushi is my go to sushi place in Victoria. I enjoy the prompt service, the fresh sushi and restaurant environment. Although it is quite a large place, it is quiet enough to enjoy your conversation.
A Harbour Ferry is the fastest and most convenient way to get around Victoria's Inner Harbour, whether you're commuting to work or visiting the city for the first time. Our happy little boats have been connecting locals and visitors to Victoria's waterfront communities for almost 30 years. Join us for a hop around the harbour or explore the inlet with a scenic cruise through the Gorge Waterway. See for yourself why Victoria Harbour Ferry is one of the city's most treasured attractions.
The Fantasea offers the ultimate Victoria fishing charters and sightseeing tours around Vancouver Island. We are proud to offer you a variety of services including party cruises, dinner cruises, fishing charters, whale watching, marine wildlife tours, stag and stagette cruises as well as memorials. Cruise in comfort as you enjoy Victoria's ultimate party boat.
Rustic pub feel. Liked the music playlist they had on! The burgers were delicious! They had lots of unique burgers with the option to customize an entire burger. Service was also great and quick which is always nice! The staff are very friendly.
Pizzeria Prima Strada, Victoria's first authentic Neapolitan Pizzeria is passionate for the fire roasted pizzas born in Italy and pays homage to their Italian roots with a commitment to simple, fresh ingredients on traditional wood-fired, thin crust pizza. Join them in Cook Street Village, upper Fort Street or their newest location in the Cowichan Valley (right off the Hwy) for wood-fired pizza, seasonal salads, cocktails, craft beer, local house wine by the glass, house made gelato or a caffe.
Pizzeria Prima Strada has been recently voted "Best Pizza in the City in 2017"by the Black Press Group-7 years in a row, Best Pizza by the Victoria Times Colonist Readers Choice Awards 2017 and one of the "Best Victoria" restaurants in the 2017 Vancouver Magazine Awards.
Pearson College UWC is located southwest of Victoria, B.C. and is Canada’s most international school and the country’s only United World College — a movement encompassing 18 global schools dedicated to uniting cultures and countries around the world through education. Pearson is a two-year, pre-university school for students from over 150 countries who live, study and learn together pursuing the International Baccalaureate and an outdoor-oriented experiential education. More than 4,200 students have graduated from the College — its alumni are determined to make a difference in the lives of others and the world.
One of the best short mountain hikes in the Victoria region. 20 minutes to the summit from the parking lot. Sunny hike as much of the trail is exposed with open rock cliffs and drier climate. Sweeping views of Southern Vancouver Island mountains and the City of Victoria. Views also include the Olympic and Cascade Mountains of Washington State. Great for year round hikes.
Sometimes having a light snack and sipping on an expertly made cocktail in a comfy lounge chair is all you need to bring a smile to your face. If you’re into a little barhopping at downtown Victoria hotels, or you’re travelling alone and feel like socializing with hotel guests, visitors, and locals, come visit us at The Pacific Lounge.
If casual mingling or secluded relaxation is your goal, we’d love to enhance your experience with tasty drinks, light lunches, and evening snacks from the Pacific Lounge menu.
Looking for some weekend entertainment? The Pacific Lounge is proud to present
live music every Saturday night from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. (Not available in summer season and artists may vary.)
Expand your experience at Abbeymoore Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn - past our offerings of historic charm and comfort, to a world of culinary delight, pampered luxury, or city festivals and events. Allow us to help create your own special experience in the comforts of our unique setting, and embrace our beautiful city for everything it can offer.
We opened our doors in downtown Victoria in 2008 and have been satisfying your thirst for local craft beer, premiums imports and wide array of wine and spirits, 7 days a week ever since. We offer a full service menu that is hearty, fast, locally sourced when possible, and made from scratch. We have lots of options for the gluten free and vegetarian diner and are pleased to host large groups. We offer free live music seven nights a week from classic rock to the hits of today.
IT’S ALL ABOUT SERVICE!
Located in Victoria's Inner Harbour, the Flying Otter Grill offers West Coast inspired cuisine paired with memorable views. Named one of the top 10 restaurant picks in 2011, the Flying Otter is a one of a kind waterfront dining experience not to be missed while visiting Victoria! The heated patio over looks the bustling Inner Harbour with a cozy pub-like setting. Open every day at 11:00am for lunch and dinner.
Olympic View Golf Club, aptly named for its beautiful views of Washington State's Olympic Mountains, is located just 20 minutes outside of Victoria's downtown core, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Rated 'Top 10 Best Public Golf Facility' in British Columbia by ScoreGolf Magazine, and previously ranked within the Top 50 Golf Courses in Canada by the Golf Course Ranking and ScoreGolf Magazines.
J.R. SLIMS in Victoria is a culinary experience that delivers authentic food made by genuine people. Our restaurant draws inspiration from the diversity of fresh ingredients readily available here on the West Coast of Canada, and the tradition of unforgettable but humble Family Feasts. In short, we create experiences that feel like home. Come eat with us!
Our mission is to always deliver fresh, high-quality farm/sea-to-table product at a great value in a warm setting. We are familiar, comfortable and consistent.
Nice big lake with beautiful & quiet view. They have trail which is good to have some walking or running! Open air park with jogging path. People seeking fitness exercise from a slow stroll to moderate running pace. Some walking their dogs on a leash while enjoying the parks scenery.
We are serious. Whether it be cultural practices, bunker redesign, tree removal, or new teeing grounds, Cordova Bay is continually looking for ways to improve the experience for the scratch player and beginner alike.
Vista 18は、BCが提供する最高の農家や漁師と協力して、この地域の恵みを探求しています。 島の家にグローバルなアプローチを取り入れることを恥ずかしがらずに、Vista18は本物の+地元の+高揚した料理できっと喜ばれるでしょう。」
Vista 18 is open for Breakfast daily 7:00am to 11:00am, Happy Hour Wednesday to Sunday, 3:30pm to 6:00pm and for Dinner and Drinks on Wednesday to Sunday, from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Reservations required through the website.
Vista 18 explores the bounty of our region by working with the best farmers and fishermen BC has to offer. Not shy about infusing a global approach to our island home, Vista 18 is sure to please with cuisine that is Authentic + Local + Elevated
Wine - Dinner - Tasting - Golf - Resort - Fine Dining - Dining Room - Catering - Food Service
The Cellar is one of BC's top culinary destinations. Its distinctive wine collection, from various regions such as BC, Spain, France and Italy is the creation of The Westin Bear Mountain's own Sommeliers.
The Cellar is yours to enjoy be it either a private tasting with one of our knowledgeable Sommeliers or for an exclusive dinner party for two to twenty.
To book your private experience please call (250) 391-7160.
Woodland Gardens, Courtenay, BC has one of the largest rhododendron collections in Western Canada with over 3000 plantings. It is also home to a multitude of native plants, birds and wildflowers. Its 24 wooded acres are covered with bark mulch paths and many water features. It is recognized as one of the world's finest informal show gardens.
Your journey starts as you step onto a custom 30 foot wildlife viewing vessel and embark on a voyage through the enchanting Gulf Island Archipelago. Your captain and guide will take you on a thrilling west coast adventure on a vast ocean overflowing with majestic sea life and brilliant scenery.
Tour through secret bunkers, military command posts and original 19th century buildings at Fort Rodd Hill, a west coast artillery fortress on active duty from 1895 to 1956. Be touched by the personal stories of soldiers and their families. Camp overnight in a group-friendly oTENTik. Grab the wheel as a “master mariner” at Fisgard Lighthouse, the oldest on the Canadian west coast, and wander through a rare Garry Oak meadow.
Victorian era pub and family restaurant located at the Strathcona Hotel.
Enjoy family dining or traditional Olde-English pub fare along with many great choices in imported and micro/cottage beverages. Visit our Rooftop Patio, The Roof is host to the world's only rooftop beach volleyball courts too.
Zambris is an award winning restaurant specializing in Classic Italian cuisine. "Best Italian Restaurant in B.C….maybe Canada", is just one of the many accolades bestowed on them.
They also recently won both Best Wine List and Most Diner Friendly Wine List on Vancouver Island for their unique selection of Italian Wines. Their stunning location in the Atrium Building is just another reason to visit. Add to this their casual but professional service and you will have a dining experience that cannot be beaten.
Their outdoor seating area is one of the best places in town to get a well crafted late afternoon drink when the sun is out, and the locally sourced food is creative and consistently delicious. The atmosphere in 10 acres commons is welcoming and sophisticated.
SW solved a need for event hosts and planners by offering industry leading audio visual services. With the acquisition of Showtime Event & Display in 1991, SW became a one-stop shop for outstanding and cutting-edge event technology services. Today, the SW Event Technology team provides expert event services across Canada to thousands of events. This experienced team can provide a variety of services including delivering large projection screens with Powerpoint integration for large corporate conferences, setting up massive sound systems for world-class concerts, executing live camera and replay to capture the action at sporting events and impressing trade show attendees with huge LED screens. There are just a few of the event services that SW Event Technology can provide.
Direct Link Between Victoria International Airport and Downtown Victoria! Spacious and comfortable shuttles, with ample room for groups, families, all your luggage and travel necessities. Your safety is our number one priority – Our shuttle drivers are professionally trained to provide safe and courteous service.
With a long standing commitment to quality + careful preparation; our menu features tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, succulent seafood, savoury appetizers, freshest of salads, and irresistible desserts. A Victoria tradition for over 25 years!
Your first choice for steak + prime rib or enjoy a lighter meal of appetizers or casual plates from our bar menu. Our friendly knowledgeable staff will also be happy to help you choose from our extensive wine list, select one of our feature hand-crafted cocktails or a local craft beer.
We will make your Keg experience memorable for all the right reasons!
The university gardens were developed when, in 1974, the estate of Mrs. Jeanne Buchanan Simpson of Cowichan Lake was left to the university. Theirs was the largest collection in British Columbia. The collection now includes more than 200 rhododendron species and azaleas along with an extensive planting of hybrids, most of them of early origin.
This place was fantastic. The staff and volunteers were all friendly, knowledgeable and engaging. The aquariums and displays were beautiful, educational and as a family, we all loved the interactive elements - story time circle, puzzles, search and find, touch pool and more. I highly recommend visiting this little treasure.
Built in the 1930’s, Abigail’s Hotel is a distinguished, Tudor style, 23-room boutique bed-and-breakfast hotel nestled in the heart of Victoria, BC. Every room at Abigail’s is tastefully decorated in one of five different themes and all are designed to capture a moment in time when quality and exquisite service were standard. Enjoy luxury that is personalized, professional and courteous with impeccably appointed rooms and a service team that passionately pursues guest comfort while striving to provide a “home away from home” experience.
Mosi Gelato makes all of our gelato from scratch using foraged Vancouver Island berries, and locally grown Saanich Peninsula produce. Stefano Mosi is a 3rd generation Galatatino from Torina Italy. He makes our gelato in the "Vero Gelato Artiginale" proper artisan Gelato way and incorporates vegan and alternative sugars into traditional methods.
Mosi Gelato also sells baked goods, sandwiches, salads and coffee all made from scratch at their West Saanich country store.
CVS Tours is a motor coach company operating in Victoria, BC Canada. We pride ourselves on operating the most modern fleet of motor coaches and Double Decker buses on Vancouver Island. CVS has a team of very talented individuals who are committed to ensuring guests have the finest experience possible while in our care. In addition, as of October 2016, CVS is operating the world’s first all-electric double-decker bus manufactured by GreenPower.
Fatburger started in 1952, with the creation of the biggest, juiciest hamburgers anyone had ever seen. What makes our award winning burgers so special? Premium ingredients. We are passionate about quality, food and service - and it shows! We start with fresh, never frozen Albert Angus beef. Then we add fresh, hand cut lettuce, tomato, onions and your choice of free toppings. Every meal is made to order, just the way you like it - using only the freshest ingredients and traditional cooking methods. No microwaves here! So rest easy friends, you don't need to deprive your taste buds any longer. Fatburger is a cut above fast food, with a commitment to higher quality, more variety and better value, all wrapped up in a fun, upbeat, sparkling clean environment where the music is as good as the food.
New family owned brewery & pub in the heart of the brewing district of Victoria. German style brands with a North American flare. Inviting pub serving excellent food all made in house. Sampler flights, brewery tours, retail combined with friendly staff & great food make this a must visit for beer enthusiasts visiting Victoria.
Absolutely gorgeous lake. On a clear, sunny day in spring or summer it's incredibly beautiful, and hard to believe it's just another lake on Vancouver Island! This is one of those lakes you really have to see on the island. I highly recommend checking it out. There's a trail that goes all the way around the lake, so you can walk around or run around (if you run it takes about 20 minutes or so to get around it). It's also a fantastic spot for swimming! This lake really is a spectacle!
Offer some incredible moss covered terrain in a set in a beautiful west coast rainforest. One should leave plenty of extra time to complete this long hike as several of the backcountry trails can be difficult to follow and somewhat confusing in some areas.
Fantastic Observatory View Point. It's a place where you can see the whole open Victoria when you climb up quite high. It's so nice to look around all over on a sunny day. You can see the sunrise、and the sunset is perfect. Parking spaces are also available.
Day and night, Sherwood serves up a calibrated beverage program alongside comforting and locally informed café, bar and coffee takeaway menus. A hospitality-forward approach in an accessible space designed for a fresh-faced and recklessly optimistic downtown community. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, happy hour and late night. Grab and go sandwiches made in-house. No reservations. Weekdays 7 am to 11 pm. Saturday 10 am to 11 pm. CLOSED SUNDAY. A 5-minute walk from the Inner Harbour.
In 1993 Cycle BC opened its doors to Western Canada's tourism market. We have been growing ever since. Today, we have the largest selection of motorcycles, scooters, and bicycles in Canada. Cycle BC understands the needs of motorcycle enthusiasts and the adventure traveller; we offer a wide selection of expertly maintained BMW, Suzuki, Honda and Harley Davidson motorcycles.
At SenZushi, the Japanese owner and chefs ensure an authentic taste experience where both traditional and contemporary dishes are sure to delight. A combination of ancient Japanese exterior and modern, yet relaxing interior takes one to a place removed from everyday concerns.
Enjoy our sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine to your heart's content!
Victoria's only authentic Italian trattoria specializing in classic northern Italian cuisine. Located in historical James Bay near the Inner Harbour, Il Covo Trattoria is the perfect spot for any occasion where you can enjoy casual, rustic Italian cuisine in a warm old world ambiance. Dine al fresco in a beautiful Tuscan garden patio during seasonal months. Come enjoy a taste of Italy!
Can only accommodate groups of 8 and smaller.
You want Whales? We’ve got Whales. The local Orcas (Killer Whales), along with Humpback; Gray; and Minke Whales, cruise our waters throughout the year, giving us great success rates. Our Whale Watching tours are 3 hours in length, and depart multiple times a day.
Oak Bay Beach Hotel – where custom craft beer tastings, bespoke barrel-aged cocktails, and blended-for-you teas are just the beginning. Meeting planners have long been searching for unique ways to make their events memorable. Allow us to elevate your event experience by customizing a Crafted Meeting with our carefully curated menu of offerings. The Oak Bay Beach Hotel is already a premier destination for meetings with its variety of spaces that range from our intimate eight-person boardroom to the David Foster Foundation Theatre which is able to host up to 250 guests. With our Crafted Meeting concept, planners can personalize their event with a selection of custom experiences your attendees will not soon forget.
This place is a hidden gem for fine dining in Royal Oak. Don't be fooled by its location in a shopping plaza - the food here is top notch, with intense flavours and exquisite sauces. Love this little spot. Perfect for brunch. Gets busy. Great ambience. Perfect omelet. The honey glazed ham in the omelet. Mmm. Sparkling water was a nice touch.
PDS is an award-winning event production and top destination management company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Today, more than 20 years since our inception, we are a collaborative team of professionals fueled by innovation and passion to reach beyond the ordinary. Our designers, creative directors, producers and operations managers create transformational events to captivate attendees and inspire connections. Each of our corporate experiences firmly plant a little piece of Western Canada in everyone’s hearts.
Experience Victoria’s iconic sights in style—aboard our open top double-decker buses! Our Hop-On Hop-Off CitySights tour allows you to explore at your own pace. Unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off use, 15 stops—all the major attractions!
Clipper Vacations offers the only direct fast ferry service between Seattle and Victoria, BC—the Victoria Clipper. The Victoria Clipper ferry operates year-round service, roundtrip 1 time per day, with the exception of trips in mid-May through mid-September, when 2 daily roundtrip services are available. The ferry features three classes of service including Economy (lower deck), Vista (upper deck) and Comfort Class (upper deck). The Comfort Class upgrade includes priority boarding, leather seating in a private spacious class cabin, panoramic views along with complimentary snacks, coffee and tea.
Located in one of Canada’s most beautiful National Historic Sites, Royal Roads University has a long history of excellence. In 2015, we celebrated 75 years of leadership and learning - 55 years as a military college and 20 years as a public applied research university. We understand the needs and aspirations of our students, and we’ve created options to deliver an educational experience that fits your lifestyle. Our cohort model features group-based course work, providing a resource of like-minded peers for you to share, challenge and grow with throughout your program. Even after graduation, these groups continue to support your aspirations to ensure your life changing experience with us has enabled not only professional transformation, but a personal one as well.
Select from 14 conference venues that can accommodate a variety of functions. Collaborate with our event staff to design a successful meeting, from start to finish. Ideal for large conventions, our main ballroom can host events of up to 500 attendees. The stunning natural vistas of Victoria, BC are sure to inspire your attendees. Create dynamic presentations with high-speed Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment. After a busy day of meetings, grab a meal and cocktails with colleagues at LURE Restaurant & Bar.
Craigdarroch Castle is a definitively Victorian experience. It is a shining example of a “bonanza castle” — massive houses built for entrepreneurs who became wealthy during the industrial age. In this case, the industrialist was Robert Dunsmuir, a Scottish immigrant who made his fortune from Vancouver Island coal. This legendary Victorian mansion, built between 1887 and 1890 on a hill overlooking the City of Victoria, announced to the world that Robert Dunsmuir was the richest and most important man in Western Canada. He died in 1889, leaving his entire estate to his wife Joan, who lived in the Castle until her death in 1908. The immense fortune of the Dunsmuir family is reflected in the four floors of exquisite stained glass windows, intricate woodwork and fabulous Victorian-era furnishings.
We have several fresh and delicious Indian Dishes which will make you visit us again. Food customarily forms the crowning part of most festivities and celebrations. Whatever the occasion Indians eat with great gusto and are adept at finding reasons to feast and make merry.
Sizzling Tandoor offers a truly wonderful array of authentic north Indian Tandoori cuisine. Tandoori dishes do not have a reputation for being too spicy and are often recommended as being subtle and especially good for anybody wanting a more gentle introduction to the Indian menu. They are usually served as starter with a small side salad and mint sauce. Or order with a Salad and Naan bread as a main course cooked and served by the vastly experienced staff, the menu has been designed after several years of research and experienced gained.
Please also visit Sizzling Tandoor's other location:
* Westshore - 129-2955 Phipps Road. Call (778) 265-9308
* Uptown - 123-3600, Uptown Boulevard. Call (778) 265-7775
Voted Best of the City 2012 -
Great outdoor patio. A comfortable tall table with a view of the water. The menu is pretty standard pub fare and my fish and chips was tasty. *Best* coleslaw ever! I know; coleslaw. And excellent selection of craft beer.
Fine Italian dining in an old time courtyard setting. Northern Italian cuisine featuring wood-oven roasted meats and pizzas, homemade pastas and fresh west coast seafood. Extensive and multiple award-winning wine list as well as dining by candlelight on the enclosed, heated patio.
For nearly 30 years, Truffles Catering has developed a strong presence and reputation for providing a premier hospitality experience on Vancouver Island. We catered our first event in 1992 and quickly earned a reputation on Vancouver Island for our delicious food, artful presentation and exceptional service. We appreciate the history and heritage of the island and as we have grown alongside the region, we have established deep ties to the communities within it.
Nestled in the beautiful and historic Bastion Square, The Garrick's Head Pub has been a local fixture since 1867, in the days when Judge Matthew Begbie presided over the local court house.
One of the oldest English pub in Canada. Today, a wide selection of micro-brewed and import beers are available on tap, and still offer traditional English pub fare in a bright and relaxing atmosphere. On cool days and nights, customers are welcome to linger around our wood-burning fireplace still keeps patrons warm.
Our outdoor patio seating, overlooking the square, is a fantastic spot to enjoy the sun and to watch the crowds go by.
Host your small event with us and be impressed with these crisp, contemporary business facilities. At the Chateau Victoria, we make it easy. Our team understands the importance of your event and will customize our services to meet your unique needs. There are several layouts available from executive suites perched high above the city, to a 20-person boardroom (6 during Covid), or larger theatre settings that accommodate up to 60 people (14 during Covid). Whether you are planning an intimate strategy session or a larger workshop, you’ll find everything you need at the Chateau Victoria to help your event go smoothly. Explore our room choices to find the right space for you. All rooms include dedicated, secure high-speed Wi-Fi, and AV equipment is available for rental. Please note that our two meeting rooms have 75 inch 4K smart monitors as part of your room rental. If we don’t have what you need, our preferred AV suppliers will be able to set you up. Browse our catering menus to see our selection of delicious,
Everyone who goes to Victoria needs to walk out to the Breakwater Lighthouse! We ventured out on a very windy day and experienced the high surf against the barrier wall. You get a fantastic view of the shore from the lighthouse and it's great exercise to get out there because of how long the walkway is from the shore.
The Maritime Museum of BC opened in 1955 as a naval museum located on Signal Hill just outside the gates of the HMC Dockyard in Esquimalt. By 1965, the Museum had outgrown the original location and found a new home in the former Supreme Court building in Bastion Square − the oldest surviving courthouse in the province. In 2014, the Museum got news from the Government of British Columbia that the provincially-owned historic courthouse was in need of major repairs that require the building to be empty. The Museum has since relocated to a new public storefront location at 634 Humboldt St., where we have our exhibits, public research space, and a gift shop. The majority of our collections are now stored off-site but are still accessible through our research request program.
Delicious tapas, increíble drinks and amazing service!! The savory, warm stuffed piquillo peppers with serrano ham, mushrooms and cream cheese — so good I ordered another instead of dessert. Comforting, creamy papas supremas (potato with serrano ham, soft boiled egg, tomato sauce, garlic aioli). Ask for extra bread to soak up every drop of the delectable sauces on the tender gambas al ajillo (shrimp in garlic, lemon sauce) and the albondigas de cordero (lamb meatballs in tomato sauce). Tuna conservas (worth every dime), marinated eggplant salad, and rainbow carrots — oh my. Crema Catalana cinnamon orange brulee with peaches. All these dishes also happen to be gluten free.
National Car & Truck Rentals offers a large selection of vehicles including economy car rentals, minivans, SUVs, pickup trucks, cargo vans and 15 passenger van rentals. Locations in Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Courtenay/Comox, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Vancouver.
Great experience the few times I've been. The inside is beautiful, lots of gorgeous woodwork and stained glass. There's a charming pub atmosphere with live music some nights. The couple times I've been we've ordered the delicious nachos - very worthwhile. Great location along major bus routes and a very short walk from the inner harbour or downtown.
BeaverTails® is truly one of a kind. Irresistibly delicious, artisanal Canadian pastry, always there to share special moments that make lifelong memories. Iconic indulgence since 1978, today we continue our heritage by uniquely combining our original recipe with premium quality ingredients. Served piping-hot, our hand-stretched whole-wheat pastries are both crispy and chewy at the same time. With endless flavour combinations, we promise you an experience you will never forget.
Looking for a great Golf Course in Victoria? Henderson Park Golf Course is ideal for beginners or those who want to practice their short game. Nestled in a beautiful tree-flanked setting, the course provides a challenge to beginners and more experienced golfers alike.
A lovely gallery featuring fine Canadian art and Canadian artists, great exhibitions in a bright, well lit spacious gallery, fantastic Oak Bay location with ample parking and stunning curb appeal, exceptional, friendly, and professional staff, a must visit for art lovers.
Menbow Ramen Bar offers authentic Japanese Ramen, house made broth over 2 days without MSG. Feast on the Ramen Soup with many different options, the BBQ Beef Ribs, and the Chasyu Donburi! Order from Menbow Ramen Bar, in Victoria, for pickup or delivery, through SkipTheDishes.com
Bear Mountain is the premier golf experience in Canada with two distinct golf courses. Choose between the rugged, challenging Mountain Course or the more serene Valley Course. Bear Mountain is the perfect location for your next golf getaway.
Bar 500は、共有された親密なダイニング体験を通じて、人間関係と思い出を築くことに焦点を当てています。 私たち全員が本当に切望しているのは、最高の食べ物や飲み物を共有するテーブルの周りで友人や家族と一緒にいる経験です。 この友人や家族を中心としたダイニングへのアプローチは、ダイニングスペースとメニューに影響を与えました。
Bar 500 is focused on building relationships and memories through the shared and intimate dining experience. What we all really crave is an experience of being with friends and family around a table sharing the best of food and beverage. This friends and family centered approach to dining has inspired our dining space and our menu.
Beautiful and peaceful. Being away from the sound of traffic we got to hear the beautiful sounds of birds. Saw a seal and a sea otter jumped onto a little dock. While having something to eat, we watched an eagle fly in from one tree to another than it flew low a few feet above the water as it whipped past. An unforgettable experience!
The majority of our individual and group visitors enjoy a self-guided exploration of our property, but guided tours are available for those wishing to see the gardens through the eyes of an expert. Tours are led by volunteers from the Victoria Master Gardener Association and cover the highlights of The Gardens at HCP, the history of the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, practical advice for gardeners in similar climates, upcoming events, and more.
Special events at the Huntingdon Manor Hotel take on a more relaxed and intimate style with our casually sophisticated venues and tranquil English country manor ambience. From two newly renovated event venues to beautiful outdoor gardens and lawns, our tranquil setting creates a unique backdrop for gatherings of up to 60 guests. In addition, our convenient setting in the heart of Victoria, just steps from downtown and the Inner Harbour, makes us the perfect choice for treating your guests to the best of everything the city has to offer.
The garden was designed to frame the architectural details of the Italianate house. A number of ornamental plants, roses, trees, the Wellingtonia redwood tree, also known as a Sequoiadendron giganteum, which was ordered from San Francisco in 1876. The property also contained vegetable and cut flower gardens, a small fruit orchard, and a greenhouse. The House has a fine collection of Victorian garden tools and catalogues, as well as heirloom plantings.
Come for the gourmet tastes and stay for the view. With Victoria's most magnificent waterfront setting, the Marina Restaurant at Oak Bay combines fresh seafood with local ingredients with to create an extraordinary dining experience.
Enjoy continental cuisine, an award winning wine list, legendary Sunday brunch or, if you're in the mood for something more exotic, try the sushi bar. With sweeping views of Mt. Baker and the Straits of Juan de Fuca, the Marina Restaurant at the Oak Bay Marina offers a feast for all your senses.
Best Burger in Victoria! I tried chicken burger and cheese burger. I usually prefer beef burger but here's chicken burger is incredible!!!!! I am glad i ordered chicken burger so I could enjoy the tasty & juicy chicken patty I've never seen before!! Also the milkshake is awesome too!
Strawberry Tea, Edwardian Afternoon Tea, Healing Arts in the Garden, Art and Motion in the Garden, “Ethnic Drums”, and Mushroom Colour workshops. “Afternoon Tea” and light snacks served in the garden on sunny summer Sundays.The Nursery’s plant sales area specializes in rhododendrons, perennials and native plants.
Didi Car Auto Group was founded at Victoria, BC, 2015. As a local car rental & service business, we are proud to serve many visitors, students, and also business. Our friendly customer supports team can help you with your booking or provide you with useful and helpful information in the blink of an eye if you need them.
Located in the heart of downtown Victoria, Marketa’s Bed and Breakfast offers a unique taste of traditional Edwardian comfort and hospitality, mixed with European flair. Inside the heritage home built in 1912, guests can experience the romance of hand-crafted four poster beds and air jetted tubs to beautifully decorated family-style rooms. Choose from private or shared baths and queen or four-poster beds. Our B&B accommodations offer the personal service and ambience of a bed and breakfast that our guests expect with an inn’s charm.
For 91 years, the Langham Court Theatre Society (formerly The Victoria Theatre Guild and Dramatic School) has been producing engaging and high quality theatre with dedicated actors and creative teams. Since 1929 over 27,000 volunteers have presented nearly 3,000 performances using over 4,000 actors in more than 500 shows to 250,000 patrons. This is community theatre at its best offering 6 productions per year that are a mix of traditional and modern works.
The Mint Restaurant is tucked away on Douglas Street a short walk from the Inner Harbour and Chinatown. Serving dinner until 2 am, 7 days a week. The Mint specializes in South Asian and West Coast cuisine incorporating a lively atmosphere with quality cocktails, wine and beer.
Opened in 2002 The Mint provides a habitat for comfort and interchange much needed on the inner city frontier.
With a long standing commitment to quality + careful preparation; our menu features tender, juicy steaks, slow roasted prime rib, succulent seafood, savoury appetizers, freshest of salads, and irresistible desserts. A Victoria tradition for over 25 years!
Your first choice for steak + prime rib or enjoy a lighter meal of appetizers or casual plates from our bar menu. Our friendly knowledgeable staff will also be happy to help you choose from our extensive wine list, select one of our feature hand-crafted cocktails or a local craft beer.
We will make your Keg experience memorable for all the right reasons!
Cedar Hill Golf Course is a 5,200 yard, par 67 course, located only 10 minutes from downtown Victoria. Gold course ise open year round for public play. The 18-hole course offers a 4 PGA of Canada professionals for lessons and affordable green fees. For non-golfers, a picturesque 3.5 km chip trail surrounds the course. Whether you are a walker, runner or nature enthusiant, you will marvel at the wonderful views this wooded trail offers. Combine this with ideal year-round weather in Victoria and you have a great golf experience!
The Coast Collective Arts Centre is a dynamic, inspiring centre promoting art and culture, connecting community members of all ages through creative expression and explorations. Formed in late 2008, the Coast Collective Arts Centre represents a successful collaboration between business and the arts. What started off as a creative partnership between a leading group of local artists and Calgary hotelier Randy Royer and the Pacific Landing project, has now grown to embrace a new enterprising partnership with Westridge Landing and Len and Lloyd Wansbrough. In January 2016, the Coast Collective Arts Centre opened in our new custom-built gallery, artisan gift shop and classroom co-located with the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Colwood’s town centre. Since opening our doors, The Coast Collective has welcomed thousands of visitors each year to discover and enjoy the arts. Operated by the Society for Arts on the South Island (SASI), the Coast Collective has over 100 members and a dedicated volunteer base who wor
Welcome to Canada’s oldest Gastropub. We are Island made and are pioneers of the craft beer sector, paving the way for modern-day brewpubs. Spinnakers has always believed that the measure of a good pub is in its ability to serve a good meal along with a good pint. Our commitment to the food of Southern Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and our surrounding waters shines through in everything we do. At Spinnakers, we are proud to be an icon of local sustainability.
The historic capital city of Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, north of Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula, and separated from mainland British Columbia by the Strait of Georgia. The city is steeped in history and has plenty of old world charm alongside a vibrant modern atmosphere. Plus, there’s no shortage of iconic world-renowned attractions to explore. Get a bird’s eye view of Greater Victoria and southern Vancouver Island when you see the sights by seaplane!
With 25 aircraft in operation, 52 pilots on staff and more than 250 employees in peak season, Kenmore Air is among the best-known and most respected seaplane operations in the world. We fly an eclectic mix of piston de Havilland Beavers and turbine de Havilland Otters and Cessna Caravans, landing passengers on lakes, harbors, and tarmac among the mist-shrouded fjords and islands of the US and Canadian northwest. Kenmore Air continues to set the world standard by which seaplanes are judged and is renowned for its superior expertise in aircraft maintenance and construction. In 2014, Seattle Business Magazine honored the impact and legacy of Washington State’s top family run companies, and Kenmore Air was a proud recipient of the Washington Family Business Award.
Butterflies are amongst natures most beautiful and delicate creatures. At Butterfly World Coombs we provide a contained facility designed to replicate the natural environment of it's residents that hail from South America and Asia. Our greenhouse features densely planted tropical host plants, as well as a pond housing Japanese Koi, that provides essential moisture to the environment. Strolling along the path through the greenhouse you will find an Emerging Area filled with Pupa's in the Chrysalis stage.
Agrius is one of the very best high-end restaurants in Victoria. It is innovative, contemporary, and exceptionally good at bringing fresh, seasonal and local foods from farm to table. The service is a step above, as well, and staff are highly knowledgeable about the dishes, wines and original cocktails. Each meal in a given season is necessarily different because the chefs are continuously experimenting in creative ways.
Come and sit awhile on the porch and savour the lavender fragrance while gazing toward Mount Prevost. At the Lavender Shop you will find a wide range of products for sale including, potted plants to create your own home garden sanctuary, fresh lavender bundles when in season, dried lavender, sachets, soaps, lotions, wildflower lavender honey and other items with lavender as the theme.
L. A. Limousines has been serving Victoria and Vancouver Island since 1989. We are the largest fully diversified ground transportation company on Vancouver Island. Our fleet includes late model Lincoln, Lexus, and Mercedes sedans, Lincoln Navigator luxury SUVs, vans, stretch limousines, and Navigator SUV limousines. We also have Vancouver Island’s only luxury limousine buses with seating capacity of up to 26 passengers.
Park's offers great prices and an extensive menu of Sushi and Korean & Japanese fare. Big portions and saki to boot. You will enjoy lunch or dinner at this chic restaurant.
Park's has all the Japanese & Korean classics and some unique options like "Korean BBQ fire fan" " BBQ oshi sushi".
Located only a few minutes from the inner Harbour. Your neighbourhood restaurant.
JR Canada Restaurant Group Ltd. is indeed a Canadian Company with an all-Canadian Management Team of professionals with vast experience in the Canadian Restaurant scene. We are proud of our Canadian heritage and we wear it with pride on our sleeves.
Our restaurants employ Canadians, Landed immigrants and all who are legal to live and work in our great Country. They reflect the core of Canadian values of mutual respect, celebration of diversity and inclusiveness. Our company motto is “sharing and caring” which is as Canadian as it gets.
modern Johnny Rockets staff uniform.When we negotiated the Canadian rights to Johnny Rockets, we insisted on sourcing our food, inventory, equipment and construction materials from Canadian suppliers. To date, we have and continue to purchase from Canadian sources first and foremost.
We love everything about Johnny Rockets – the name, the brand, the food and the people. We love the look and feel of Johnny Rockets; the return to simple pleasures, the emphasis on great food in
The Teahouse at Abkhazi Garden offers four-star guest service and exceptional food in a beautiful setting, giving guests an Afternoon Tea memory to cherish. Seasonal menus showcase regional or Abkhazi Garden-grown produce, complementing the garden's appearance when it is in bloom.
Special events throughout the year, such as an annual Mad Hatter's Tea, or a Prince and Princess Tea for young guests and parents celebrated on the anniversary of the Prince and Princess Abhkazi, a "Paint-in" during which quests can watch a painter paint the Garden, all complement other traditional events that the Garden has been the setting for.
Weddings, Mother's Day teas, bridal showers, baby showers, graduations, anniversaries and retirement functions are all a perfect fit for the Garden and Teahouse.
Sea to Sky Meeting and Association Management specializes in the creative planning and management of associations, conferences, exhibitions, and special events throughout British Columbia, across Canada, and around the world. We are an award-winning company that offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to the specific needs of our clients.
The family garden out by the Nimpkish River, near Port McNeill on Northern Vancouver Island. Garden Includes: three and one half acres of perennials, animals, shrubs, trees, and a food garden. It is filled with wonderful plants. Enjoy a relaxing walk-thru. We are open Daily From 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. In addition to the garden there is a unique forest Trail taking you to the Nimpkish River.
Dominion Brook Park is located in North Saanich, close to the airport on East Saanich Road, across the street from the Panorama Rec. Centre. It’s not a large park – only about 11 acres – but it packs in a lot of beauty in a small space! Green, expansive lawns, huge trees, gardens, ponds, streams, whimsical carvings, and views of Haro Strait and out to the gulf islands. There are benches to sit and relax on, a picnic shelter as well as picnic tables to enjoy a family outing.
Island Made. Spinnakers has always believed that the measure of a good pub is in its ability to serve a good meal along with a good pint. We brew a wide range of traditional ales, wild and out there barrel aged sours, ciders and blends. Something for everyone’s palate.
We have always supported farm to table eating, and have partnered with over 35 local farmers and producers who supply us with fresh, local foods all year long.
For breakfast, lunch, dinner and Drinks.
Our commitment to the products of Southern Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and our surrounding waters shines through in everything we do. At Spinnakers we are proud to be an icon of local sustainability.
Consistently voted: Best of Victoria by Newsgroup reader polls, Best Pub by Victoria chapter of Campaign for Real Ale, Best Pub food by EAT Magazine, and Fodor’s choice for Victoria accommodations.
250 KM OF PACIFIC PARADISE STRETCHING FROM VICTORIA, BC TO CAMPBELL RIVER.
From a quick two day getaway to the six-day Golf Trail, Vancouver Island golf courses do not disappoint. Proudly offering the following for your BC golf vacations… 14 destination Vancouver Island golf courses, 10 accommodation partners, rental car reservations and apres golf activities – we take care of it all!
With love, from scratch, and with some of the country's best theatre artists, we build, rehearse and create our plays in our own home, a renovated 19th century church in Fernwood - Victoria's most interesting neighbourhood.
ウエストコーストトレイル(West Coast Trail)とフアンデフカトレイル(Juan de Fuca Trail)への定期バスサービス、およびバンクーバー島のチャーターバスサービス。年間を通じてチャーターバスサービスも提供しており、ハイキング用品の販売、レンタルも行っている。プロのドライバーは、応急処置の認定を受け、礼儀正しく、そして親切に対応する。
West Coast Trail Express Inc. provides shuttle bus service from Victoria and Nanaimo to the trail heads and between the trail heads of the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Trail. The West Coast Trail Bus picks up and drops off passengers at Victoria, Sooke, Port Renfrew, Gordon River, Mesachie Lake, Honeymoon Bay, Nanaimo, Nitinaht, Pachena Bay, and Bamfield. The Juan De Fuca Trail Bus picks up and drops off passengers at Victoria, Sooke, Jordon River, China Beach, Sombrio Beach, Port Renfrew, and Nanaimo. We also provide year round Charter Bus Service, as well as Hiking Gear & Equipment Sales & Rentals.
The Pacific’s West Coast Afternoon Tea is available throughout the year, and is a modern twist on a traditional afternoon tea. Along with the curated tea list, guests enjoy treats showcasing Victoria’s local, regional culinary influences. The Pacific Restaurant offers a selection of different afternoon tea experiences throughout the year, celebrating different seasons and special occasions.
Victoria has a long association with tea, but we take it to the next level. Our tea program is heavily influenced by Asian culture, consisting of a custom mix of single-estate teas and blends, all presented in a culturally appropriate way. Our Teas are curated in the same way that a sommelier chooses a wine list, and we work very closely with Silk Road Tea Company’s resident Tea master Daniela Cubelic on both the selection and the presentation.
Perfectly positioned for downtown boardroom meetings, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa is also the ideal venue for intimate private dinners or cocktail receptions, just steps away from the Inner Harbour, BC Parliament Buildings and Victoria Conference Centre. The stylish three-room meeting and pre-function space covers 1,073 square feet, with the largest room accommodating up to 40 people. Lofty ceilings and natural light create a sense of space to encourage creativity and interaction, and each room includes Wi-Fi and multimedia essentials to help you plan a flawless event in Victoria. The Courtney Room is here to assist you with all your catering needs. Led by Chefs de Cuisine Chris Klassen and Brian Tesolin, the kitchen team creates Modern Pacific Northwest dishes using the finest local ingredients and can adapt the menu to suit the requirements of your party.
Homemade dough, homemade sauce and fresh local ingredients. 100% locally owned. 45 years in the pizza business. Cheapest pizza by the slice in Victoria - $1.39. We are located a 5 minute drive from the Inner Harbour.
At Moxie’s, you’ll experience a warm and inviting atmosphere with great daily drink specials and an expansive menu with something for everyone. Passionate hospitality, food you’ll crave and the warmth of friends – only at Moxie’s Grill & Bar on Yates Street in Victoria.
The Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa is a breath of fresh air for meeting and event attendees. We are perfectly suited for small corporate meetings, social events and incentive groups. So, if you're looking for a seaside escape that's ideal for work and play, your search is over! Custom meeting packages are available, let us know what you are looking for and we will be happy to put something together for you.
Great little hidden jem in James Bay across from Thrifty's. Food was hot & plentiful. Not fancy but well loved!! The waitress was friendly & kept the coffee flowing. Would recommend a try in the local neighbour!!!
Oldest Pub in BC. Established in 1855, the Six Mile Pub is a beautiful heritage pub located on the bank of Millstream, adjacent to the Galloping Goose Regional Bike Trail. Her menu features 22 draught beers from local craft breweries, as well as an extensive cocktail selection. The kitchen prepares all meals from scratch using ingredients locally sourced as close to home as is possible and practical. This includes vegetables, herbs and honey from our own Riverside Culinary Garden Apiary. Walk, Bike, Drive or Paddle to the Six Mile Pub – she will delight you.
Unique Coastal Forest Estate. The 70 acre estate along the sheltered eastern shore is home to old growth Douglas firs and tall cedar trees in one of the few remaining Douglas-fir Biogeoclimatic zone forests of Vancouver Island. Take a woodland stroll to the Gardens to see the extensive collection of rare rhododendrons, visit a small orchard, berry and vegetable gardens.
One woman’s vision forever transformed our notion of a garden! With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming this space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run to this day.
Come to the Saanich Fair this Labour Day weekend to celebrate Western Canada's Oldest Agricultural Fair. Enjoy live music, dance performances, eating contests, auction/raffle draw, and so much more! The focus is a “Family A Fair” and encourages families to come and enjoy the fairgrounds. Over 3,000 people volunteer their time to put on the three day exhibition of sights and sounds.For more information visit the Saanich Fair website.
Helijet has been a proud and active participant in British Columbia’s growth for nearly three decades. In 1986, with a carefully conceived vision, a single helicopter, and a handful of enthusiastic employees, Helijet launched Canada’s first scheduled helicopter service. From that single helicopter, flying eight times a day between downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria, Helijet has grown into a dynamic company with operations in Richmond, Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii. Helijet’s fleet of medium and large helicopters, is maintained, flown and administered by a dedicated crew of over 150 employees. Helijet is proud of its growth and accomplishments, and looks forward to many more decades of service.
A downtown hotspot set in an 1882 heritage building. Finn's boasts a beautiful 60 seat patio overlooking the Inner Harbour, and a menu centered around sustainably caught seafood, AAA steaks and chops cut in house, as well as a selection of fresh causal fare. Finn's is also a champion for classic cocktails, served strong and cold, and featuring 3 oz martinis shaken or stirred at your table. Committed to supporting and developing local culinary talent, Finn's operates a thriving Red Seal apprenticeship program under celebrated Executive Chef Richared Luttman. Happy hour is 4 - 5:30 daily.
A local hospitality group of 3 restaurants under 1 roof at the Victoria Public Market, where everything is made from scratch and there is something for everyone to love.
Roast: Back to the basics! Anything but ordinary. Roast is a lot of things – A sandwich shop, a meat shop, a place to pick up a last minute meal or a healthy salad.
Taco Stand: Satisfying cravings for food from south of the border, Taco Stand is a taqueria inspired by the taco stands of Tijuana, Guadalajara and adventures along the Baja Peninsula.
La Pasta: Your home away from home, whether you’re coming in with friends for a comforting bowl of pasta, or taking it away to enjoy it elsewhere. Featuring mix’n’match pastas, including fusilli, fettucine, rigatoni and sauces such as basil pesto, alfredo and marinara.
Venue West has professionally managed international and national conferences, events, associations and trade shows since 1970 and successfully delivered outstanding services to our clients, connected attendees from around the globe and created long-lasting experiences for participants. Venue West works with local, national and international clients to manage conferences and associations from the scientific, medical, academic and corporate fields, and offers everything from specific event-related services to all-inclusive conference management.
Dashwood Manor Seaside Bed & Breakfast provides the perfect lodging for vacation holidays, business travel, and romantic getaways. This 1912 heritage home sits gracefully on the edge of Victoria’s scenic marine drive, Dallas Road, and is surrounded by incredible ocean and mountain views, mile long beaches, and the infamous Beacon Hill Park. Just walking distance from Cook Street Village, James Bay, and the inner harbour of downtown Victoria, there is no shortage of incredible restaurants, coffee shops, attractions, and culture to experience during your stay at the Dashwood Manor! Book your stay now to kick back, relax, breathe in the fresh ocean air, and get to know what island living is all about!
Minutes from downtown Victoria, BC, Highland Pacific overlooks the majestic Olympic Mountains, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Thetis Lake Park. Highland Pacific Golf is a public accessible golf course open year round. We have two 9-hole facilities combining to create an 18 hole golf course or two unique 9-hole designs.
Experience Afternoon Tea at the Dining Room Restaurant, located in the former residence of the Butchart family.
The culinary team takes pride in working with local food producers to ensure the quality and freshness reflect the abundance of the region.
Carefully selected wines and beverages are available to enhance the local dining experience.
We are a west-coast style, boutique hotel and restaurant, located near the top of the historic, Malahat Drive on Vancouver Island. Overlooking the Saanich Inlet, you will be taken a world away from the routine of day to day life. Beautiful British Columbia encapsulated; mountains, ocean, birds, orcas, trees, all right outside your window. Drink in the sunrise along with your morning coffee; then settle in for the evening and watch, as the moon rises in the night sky and its reflection is mirrored by the calm waters below. Our restaurant hours are from 7:00 am – 9:00 pm.
Five Star is the original family owned and operated whale watching company. As founders of whale watching as a staple activity in Victoria and over 30 years of experience, we have some of the most hands on, passionate and knowledgeable crew in the marine industry.
Poke bowls are inspired by traditional Hawaiian cuisine and will satisfy your need for healthy and delicious fuel all day long.
Poke is not your typical fast food. Every bowl we offer is packed with flavour and you are in the driver’s seat. Choose your own adventure, build your bowl!
Poke Fresh is thrilled to bring these soulful bowls to the Cook St Village!
A cozy n’ cute establishment with a well-shaded terrace decorated with greenery. Great ambiance, love the décor, & the music selection perfect for the environment. Brunch, happy hour, dinner, always like to go there! Most produce and meat come from their 10-acres farm, hence the name! So this restaurant embrace the concept farm-to-table, offering a seasonal menu that is tasty and affordable!
Just around the corner from Victoria's Inner Harbour, Fisherman's Wharf is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. This unique marine destination offers food kiosks, unique shops and eco-tour adventures in a working harbour setting. Wander down the to the docks with your lunch, buy seafood fresh off the boat, check out the unique array of commercial, pleasure vessel and float home moorage, watch the commercial fishing vessels unload their wares, become a pirate, view wild seals and so much more!
Victoria Butterfly Gardens offers a unique opportunity for people of all ages to experience the beauty and curiosity of a tropical jungle up close. As you wander through, we want you to meet our family. With surprises at every turn, you’ll encounter poison dart frogs, tortoises, large iguanas, flamingos, tropical ducks, free flying tropical birds and more. We house a large variety of tropical fish swimming in our serene pond and stream circulated by a stunning waterfall. Thousands of tropical butterflies (up to 70 species) fly through our large facilities the size of almost 3 basketball courts. Stroll through and marvel at our lush gardens including tropical flowers, carnivorous plants and fruits of the world.
We’re a family owned plant based butchery/eatery located in beautiful Victoria, BC at the Victoria Public Market. A 5 minute walk from the Inner Harbour. The Very Good Butchers offer a hot food menu which is available all day every day at our Vegan Butcher Shop in Victoria, BC. The Very Good Butchers brunch menu is available until 3 pm every Saturday and Sunday! We’re here to provide organic, wholesome and delicious meat alternatives that everyone can enjoy and feel good about. We make good quality meat alternatives that are as accessible as possible to everyone, whether you are looking to reduce meat consumption for environmental concerns, are already a vegan or vegetarian, or are just looking for a tasty healthier alternative.
チャーチルへようこそ。 太平洋岸北西部の最高級クラフトビールを50タップで、喉の渇きを非常に真剣にカバーしています。 The Churchillのメニューは、おなじみのパブ料理と西海岸周辺のおいしい反射を融合させて、あなたの味覚を真っ向から狙っています。 チャーチルは、発酵および蒸留された説得の厳選されたさまざまな自然の最高の友人を提供することに誇りを持っています。
Welcome to The Churchill. With 50 taps of the pacific northwest’s finest craft beers, we’ve got your thirst buds covered in a very serious way. The menu at The Churchill is squarely aimed at your taste buds, fusing familiar pub fare and delicious reflections on our West Coast surroundings. The Churchill takes pride in offering a select variety of nature’s finest friends of the fermented and distilled persuasion.
Our team of human resources and event management experts offer a range of services that are tailored to each of our individual clients. We are just the right size to deliver exceptional results with a personal touch. We’ll take the time to understand your business needs and provide support in the areas where you need it, so you can continue to do what you do best – and let us handle the rest.
Hermann’s Jazz Club began nearly 40 years ago, on February 25, 1981, at the Bastion Inn on Government St, when German entrepreneur Hermann Nieweler [Knee-well-er] was persuaded by his friend Barry Stubbs to book Friday Harbor’s Island City Jazz Band for a weekend performance at his hotel lounge. Hermann’s love for a good party, lively music and happy patrons led to his establishment of the Dixieland Inn at the hotel. Hermann moved the club to the current View Street location in 1986 when it was renamed “Hermann’s Jazz Club”. In 2000, our 753 View St location suffered heavy damage from a fire. A testament to his commitment, Hermann rebuilt at great personal expense. Our friend Hermann passed on June 10th, 2015. From 2015 to 2019 his family faced many issues but have remained dedicated to their father's legacy. After running a successful fundraising campaign the non-profit Jazz On View Society has taken over as of July 15th 2019. We will continue to operate Hermann's as a community spirited venue with the suppo
Welcome to Siam Thai Restaurant, Victoria's BEST Thai Cuisine!
Thai cuisine is light, fresh and traditionally seasoned with chilli peppers and aromatic herb, a gourmet delight for those who know and love good food. It also has a temper. It can be as spicy hot (but not as heavy) as fiery Indian food or as gently flavoured as Chinese. Happily, Thai cuisine is a pleasant contrast between the two.
You can have it "spicy hot or spicy not" - You decide.
Victoria Office Space Rentals. Private office rentals. Perfect for flexible small businesses in the Westshore. Boardrooms, Meeting Rooms, and Office Rentals. Coastal Offices offers a wide variety of services for your business venue needs. Whether you need to have a quick 3-person team meeting, or need an office for the day, Coastal Offices has the space that best works for you. Our tech-friendly rooms make setting up for that important appointment a breeze. Visitors will enjoy the comfortable chairs, ample space, and long list of amenities.
This Victoria, BC, Canada accommodation is a gracious 1912 Victorian home, built in the style made popular by Samuel Mclure. The home was converted and originally called the Newport Inn. It’s innkeepers have been hosting travelers to Victoria since 1922. Oak Bay’s most affordable accommodation choice, close to UVic, Camosun and the Royal Jubilee Hospital, our reasonable rates and complimentary hearty breakfasts will make us your “home-away-from-home”!
The addition of new lighting, furniture and Smart TVs has elevated the possibilities of the Meeting Rooms. Whether your looking for space to hold a one hour meeting, or a full day seminar, these Meeting Rooms can fit the bill. Limited, pre-ordered, Catering options are also available for your meetings.
The Oswego Hotel in Victoria, B.C. is an ideal Victoria meeting space for corporate retreats, executive meetings, group luncheons and receptions. The Kingston Room is fully "wired for business" with state of the art audio visual equipment and wireless high speed internet. Set for a maximum of 24 people boardroom style, the Kingston Room is 850 square feet with natural lighting.
Very quiet little hike through beautiful forests. Some Waterfalls on the way, and an opportunity to go up to the Goldstream trestle. The trail seems well kept and not muddy, even in the rain. The mine itself has a little placard about it, and you can go in. It is pretty wet in the winter though.
だから、おいしい料理、おいしいビール、そして素晴らしい仲間となると、Yates Street Taphouse Bar＆Grillがその場に出ます。」
Welcome to the Taphouse. Here you’ll find over forty great beers on tap-from local favorites to foreign flavors. You’ll also find great foods made fresh with a local twist to add flavor and fun to your snack or meal.
We serve it all up with knowledgeable and friendly staff in our heritage building that has been providing hospitality to locals and travelers alike since 1890. Our newly renovated facility has pool tables, flat screen televisions galore, quiet corners that you can get away in and over seventy feet of African Mahogany bar to saddle up to.
So when it comes to good food, good beer and great company, the Yates Street Taphouse Bar & Grill hits the spot.
Enjoy LURE Restaurant & Bar, the place to be in Victoria. We offer a prime waterfront location with Victoria's Hottest Patio. Chef Dan Bain creates amazing local bites and the bar serves up the Island's best cocktails, wines by the glass and local brews on tap.
Come any time! Breakfast, lunch, dinner or after work. Drinks, small plates or a full meal, we have it covered - not to mention the best views of Victoria in Victoria!
We are proud to work with many local partners to bring you the best that Vancouver Island has to offer.
Pacific Coastal Airlines provides regular schedule, charter, and cargo services to 16 airports with connections to 50+ destinations in British Columbia, more than any other airline. We are the sixth largest airline operating at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) based on total outbound seats, and third largest based on take offs and landings. An equal opportunity employer, we employ over three hundred people in two divisions across fourteen bases including pilots, flight attendants, engineers, dispatchers, and cargo. Our administrative office is located at YVR’s South Terminal in Richmond B.C., and our Seaplane division is headquartered in Port Hardy on Vancouver Island.
We make our tacos from traditional recipes with local, organic and sustainable products, when possible. Our menu offers different types of fillings which can be served as a Taco (soft tortilla, made locally & homemade style) or as a Quesadilla. La Taqueria was born in 2009, through the idea of creating a taco stand, which resemble the taste and feel of street tacos around Mexico. These tacos are usually the best, a real Mexican tradition.
The Prince and Princess settled in Victoria, began to develop their one-acre property and build their home. They continued to improve the garden throughout their forty years together. In 2000, The Land Conservancy purchased the property to preserve the Garden, the legacy of the Abkhazis. Forty-five minute guided tours of the Garden can be arranged by contacting The Teahouse. Your guide will give an overview of the history of the Garden. In particular, your guide will explain how the events of the Princess' life affected her philosophy behind her design of the Garden and her respect for the unique character of the natural landscape. Discover the wide variety of rare plants that are cultivated by the horticultural experts who strive to preserve the Princess' legacy.