An education on real cocktails. She asked us what flavors we were looking for and mixed us up original cocktails that were amazing.
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.
An astonishing number of salmon – about 30,000 – return to the Goldstream River to spawn. Watch them jump and swim by.
Nestled in a remarkable setting of garry oaks on West Saanich Road, the building and grounds have been refurbished to reflect the property's original structure.
Rich earth tones, classic planked flooring and elegant woodwork provide a warm interior settingfor a unique dining experience.
Two heated exterior patios set amidst towering oaks and landscaped gardens are perfectly situated for a leisurely gathering of family or
It's an Island treasure. Hiking, swimming, wildlife watching or just walking you won't be disappointed. It's easily accessible and lots of parking.
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!
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.
E:Ne offers a unique take on Japanese specialty dishes. We pride ourselves on pairing our cuisine with the largest sake selection in Canada. Our sake sommeliers will educate and provide you with an unforgettable tasting experience. From anniversaries to a night out on the town, E:Ne is the perfect destination for a delightful evening.
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.
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.
Listen to the music and enjoy the view. This independent music festival has well-known headliners and a low-key vibe.
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.
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 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.
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 Heartbeat of Chinatown for Over 80 Years
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.
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.
More than 50 popular Victoria restaurants offer three-course menus at discounted prices. Good thing this food festival lasts two weeks.
Oak-aged, smoky and refined. Sip and savour – or, go serious in an educational distillery master class.
Scratch made artisan pizzas, fabulous fish tacos, salads, delicious Donair and other casual eats and sharing plates. Pair all of this with local craft beers on tap, VQA wines and awesome cocktails enjoyed while taking in a spectacular view of the harbor! Glass walls surround the inside, and the 52 seat Lido Deck has more hours of direct sunshine than almost any other. Located down on the waterside of the Victoria Regent Hotel, you can even dock your boat right in front! We look forward to seeing you!
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.
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.
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.
Go where artists go for inspiration. Discover stunning art. We feature works about Vancouver Island, and offer originals and high-quality reproductions, shipped to your door.
Great location for a coffee or a beer. Egg benedicts here are awesome!
A locavore food and drink festival that features farmers, vintners, brewers, growers and more from Salt Spring and only a bit farther. Taste a culinary adventure.
With a “face-to-face” mentality, Vis a Vis is a personalized and engaging experience. With front row seats, you are able to interact with our Bartender & Charcutier while sipping on a glass of wine, locally crafted beer or a signature cocktail. Open daily for breakfast at 7am, enjoy sweet Pain au chocolate or savoury Fritatta La terre. At night enjoy an intimate evening for two with traditional French cuisine paired with the perfect glass of wine.
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.
The Beagle is a friendly neighborhood pub in the heart of Cook Street Village,where a pint is still a pint! Just a few blocks from downtown and a short walk to the coast path along Dallas Road. Full restaurant menu and 35 beers on tap. Weekend Brunch is served from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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.
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!
Tofino Botanical Gardens is a 12 acre site, bordered on the South by an 80 acre forest reserve. Our shoreline looks onto 5 000 acres of protected migratory shorebird habitat. We look across Browning Passage at Meares Island which has been declared a Tribal Park by the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations. To the North and West lays the 750 000 acre Clayoquot Biosphere Reserve. This unique location provides Tofino Botanical Gardens with an enormous opportunity to provide access to education and research about the temperate coastal rainforest ecosystem.
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.
Varsha is located in historic Chinatown, on the corner of Government and Pandora Street. Varsha Indian Kitchen is family owned, named after Varsha who is the inspiration behind the idea of Indian Canadian fusion comfort food served to you in downtown Victoria in a cozy, vibrant restaurant. The family is Indo-Canadian and their culture brings their unique twist to Indian cuisine. We offer gluten - free friendly dishes, Happy Hour deals, kid-friendly environment, romantic tables, free Wi-Fi, outdoor seating, table reservations, alcohol, and take out menus.
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!
We offer programs for all ages and levels in visual arts, pottery, dance and performing arts. Join a class or drop-in program today!
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.
The region’s best pairings: sip British Columbian wines and sample seasonal cuisine prepared by Vancouver Island’s top chefs.
The flavour and crispiness of the halibut and chips was fantastic. Definitely some of the best fish and chips I've ever had. And the coleslaw was excellent, too.
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.
Canada’s oldest Chinatown lights up with celebratory traditions including a parade led by lion dancers, a festival favourite.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No matter when you are planning your event, we source our local produce and meats to compliment the season. Putting the freshest, and tastiest, dishes on the table. Every time. If you could provide just a short write up about the kitchen, chef, specialties, locations, partnerships, experience, etc, that would be great. Frontier Groups other successful businesses, etc.
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.
You can also feel good about our hotel’s commitment to environmental responsibility. The Craigmyle boasts itself as a chemical scent-free environment. We do not use any chemicals in our laundry and have partnered with a local company that produces entirely organic based products. We are a proud TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Silver Member and therefore have adopted a linen reuse program. Fresh towels are available at any time in our guest laundry room or by hanging a provided laundry bag on your room door. Please note that there is no daily housekeeping! Are you ready to break away from the traditional hotel concept? Then join us here at the Craigmyle! We look forward to welcoming you to Victoria!
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.
All our menu contains Lettuce and Ponzu Sauce. Please inform us if you have any allergy or dietary concern.
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.
Proudly pouring regional pints, VBW features both libations and inspiration. Bonus: where there’s local brew, there’s also local food.
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
Beautiful view. Over the top view of mountain and golf course. They did have nice big patio but it was bit chilly for the morning.
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.
Air Canada - Experience the difference of Air Canada's Canadian hubs – easy, comfortable, seamless, and all under one roof.
At Milestones you will receive quality food and beverages with inspired ingredients. Offering consistently great service we always strive to give our patrons the Perfect Guest Experience.
Come and join us for a meal - Brunch, Lunch or Dinner and see for yourself! You will be 100% satisfied from start to finish!
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!
Ferris' Oyster Bar & Grill opened its doors on the 4th of February, 1991. Its original name was Ferris' Oyster and Burger Bar Restaurant. This name embodied the simplicity of their early menu: a focus on oysters and simple grill food. Although this proved to be popular, it was soon discovered that that was not enough. Ferris' menu has greatly expanded and consequently, a name change seemed appropriate. Today, Ferris' Grill (as the main floor is called), features a diverse array of fine foods, ranging from burgers, to pastas & fresh seafood, and of course, oysters!
Encourage runners along 42.195 kilometres of the city’s best sights as they dash in the only certified Boston Marathon qualifier on Vancouver Island.
Great meal, lovely location. Amazing views of marina and beach. Market price clams and mussels were lovely and other members of the group loved the brisket breakfast and chowder. Mange smoothie great for a sweet after. Friendly staff. Would definitely recommend!
Nearly 100 teams fill long dragon boats to rapidly paddle through Victoria Harbour. It’s a spectacular sight and high-energy event.
Connect In Nature. Inspire Our World. Our mission is to promote the preservation and sustainability of the environment. To achieve this goal, we maintain an art gallery to perpetuate, protect, enhance and promote the artistic and cultural legacy of nature-inspired artists, including Robert Bateman. We also support and develop educational programs relating to the environment and nature-inspired artists.
The trail up is steep, but it's worth it, the view at the top is incredible.
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.
Nice little Museum tucked away downstairs. Not very visible. You could easily walk right by it if you weren't looking for it. It's a neat place to see some of the local history.
This second annual event is a three-day celebration of pop culture with celebrities, comic guests, special guests, entertainment, cosplay, panels, Q&As, activities, exhibitors and more!
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.
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.
Just so beautiful with the waterfall, creeks and rainforest. And at the end there is a gorgeous beach for sunning or swimming.
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.
A great lookout point where you get a great 360 degree view of Victoria and its harbour and the Gulf Islands. You can drive up to a parking lot at the top and it is a short uphill walk to the lookout. You can also hike up from the bottom parking lot.
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.
Whether you’re searching for Victoria restaurants for a romantic dinner for two, a relaxing lounge or patio for a meeting over cocktails, afternoon tea with friends, or a grab-and-go breakfast, you won’t need to go far. The Hotel Grand Pacific is home to four food and beverage outlets, along with our in-room dining program.
Like the best Victoria restaurants and cafes, our dining options offer unique, local cuisine that reflects our city’s vibrant culinary scene by focusing on seasonal, regional ingredients. Lead by Executive Chef Ian Goard , the Hotel Grand Pacific’s team of chefs is dedicated to highlighting the bounty of Victoria and Vancouver Island, bringing diners creative dishes that are made from scratch. Our in-house sommeliers have created an acclaimed beer, wine and spirits program with many options sourced from BC wineries, local craft brewers and distilleries.
If you’re a visitor looking for Victoria restaurants to try while you’re in town, or a local looking for some new dining options, we inv
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.
The prawn pasta, cod with chips, salmon burger, crab croissant, and the roast turkey club. Everything delicious. Service was friendly and the views didn't disappoint either.
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.
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.
BC Ferries is one of the largest ferry operators in the world, providing year-round vehicle and passenger service on 25 routes to 47 terminals, with a fleet of 35 vessels. We are an essential transportation link that connects coastal communities and facilitates the movement of people, goods and services. In April 2003, BC Ferries was transformed from a Crown corporation into an independent, commercial organization under the Company Act. Our Company is governed by an independent Board of Directors appointed by the B.C. Ferry Authority.
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.
At Red Fish Blue Fish, we pride our business in offering a sustainable 100% Ocean Wise seafood and Earth friendly reuse and recycle system. We are located at 1006 Wharf Street in Victoria, British Columbia, at the foot of Broughton on the pier below Wharf Street in the heart of downtown.
Amazing trail leading up to the beach. Epic forest, you can almost forget humans exist... The beach is also quite stunning.
Three afternoons and two nights of blues and R&B performances. Paid-admission concerts pack the house, while free concerts showcase up-and-coming artists.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
Where romance, fine wines, impeccable service, and conversation simply flow. A shrine to gourmet dining, our elegant and award-winning dining room features innovative four-diamond cuisine, paired with an exquisite 500-label wine list. Having won one of Canada's few "Best Award of Excellence" from the prestigious Wine Spectator magazine for three consecutive years, the Empress Room's unparalleled commitment to wine is demonstrated by three resident sommeliers. Tapestry covered walls, rising 20-feet to meet a richly carved ceiling, candlelight and the delicate sound of live harp music floating in the background creates a dramatic sense of occasion for all who dine in this unforgettable room.
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.
The best Manhattan you’ll ever taste, as well as just-invented beverages. Sample from well-known favourite and artisanal distillers.
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!
It happens millions of times each week, a customer receives a drink from a Starbucks barista-but each interaction is unique. It's just a moment in time-just one hand reaching over the counter to present a cup to another outstretched hand. But it's a connection. We make sure everything we do honors that connection - from our commitment to the highest quality coffee in the world, to the way we engage with our customers and communities, to do business responsibility. From our beginnings as a single store over forty years ago, in every place that we've been, and every place that we touch we've tried to make it a little better than we found it. Locations in Victoria: Oak Bay, Cook Street Village, Fort Street, Government & Yates, Westside Village, James Bay Square-Simcoe St., Victoria Bay Centre, Fairfield Plaza, Quadra & Yates, Government & Fisgard.
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.
Featuring a diverse mix of local ingredients, the West Coast Grill offers delectable and fresh culinary creations to suit every appetite. Whether you are having an after-dinner drink with friends, or a dinner meeting with colleagues, you will find an abundance of savory meals and carefully selected wines to choose from.
With a stunning waterfront location, you can admire the view as you dine on our spacious patio, or join us inside where it will feel like home in our relaxed scenic setting.
Popular Buffet Brunch available every Sunday!
Wilson’s Transportation Ltd is a locally-owned and operated charter bus company serving Victoria and Vancouver Island. In operation since 1962, we are a trusted provider known for our exceptional service, transporting groups large and small from one destination to another – safely and on time. As Vancouver Island’s largest charter transportation company with over 140 vehicles available, we offer charters and rentals for all types of groups and events – from small elite tours to large conferences.
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.
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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.
Great little nice sand beach covered from the wind. Perfect for families, dogs, picnics
People have returned to the Old Spaghetti Factory time and time again to enjoy our great food in unique surroundings since 1970. All our meals are carefully prepared, and made fresh daily on the premises using only quality ingredients.
We pride ourselves by offering great food at reasonable prices. All our entrees come complete with a crisp green salad, sourdough bread, coffee or tea, and spumoni ice cream at no additional charge. Without a doubt, The Old Spaghetti Factory is the best dining value anywhere.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hidden gem a 4o minute drive from Victoria. Excellent hiking options from family friendly to challenging for experienced hikers. One of the prettiest sunset spots I’ve seen. And a powdery white sand beach!
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.
Perro Negro (Black Dog) is an extension of our popular Ferris' Upstairs Seafood & Oyster Bar. Born of a love of Spanish food and culture, we feature an extensive list of tapas, sherry, and wine from Spain, BC and beyond, served in an atmosphere that is lively, casual and fun!
Great place for a nice nature walk around a lake . Trails and bridges are well maintained and easy to navigate. Bonus view of the city from Christmas Hill if you can find it!
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.
At the largest in-the-water boat show on the West Coast, spectators and buyers tour the boats of their dreams and learn the newest technology.
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.
Budget Car & Truck Rental of Victoria
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.
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.
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.
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.
Old world meets new at The Courtney Room just steps from Victoria's iconic inner harbour. Gather at the bar for fresh-shucked oysters, unwind with friends over sharing places in the lower brasserie, or savour an elevated experience in the upstairs dining room with impeccably prepared local seafood, steak and fine wine. Offering modern Pacific Northwest cuisine, our menu is ingredient-driven, fresh and seasonal.
Enjoy a cup of tea, light lunch, pastries or other refreshments at Rudi’s Team Room, on the grounds of Government House, a National Historic Site and home of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
Rudi’s Tea Room is located in Butterworth Cottage, one of the original 19th century buildings on the Government House estate that make up the Cary Castle Mews.
The Tea Room is open from May 21, 2019, until end of August. Hours are 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Tuesday-Saturday (closed on holidays).
Reservations are available for groups of ten or more only, outside the hours of 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All other seating will be on a first come, first served basis.
To make a reservation, please call 250-858-4417.
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.
In 1996, Clive Beddoe and a team of like-minded partners started WestJet with three aircraft, five destinations and 220 friendly WestJetters. 22 years later, we have three different aircraft types and fly to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, The Caribbean and Europe. Our 14,000 WestJetters are dedicated to flying more than 22 million guests a year, on over 700 flights per day, with a fleet of over 150 aircraft.
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
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!
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.
Sing the blues – not a bad thing! – at this showcase of jazz and world music that includes well-known names and lots of soul.
Family- friendly rides, mountain bike treks and professional races get everyone excited about cycling the city.
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.
The Royal BC Museum is one of the tourist destinations in Victoria that you simply must visit. You learn so much about Canada, and the history of British Columbia in particular. There are innumerable fascinating exhibits to see. Friendly staff are all around to help you out, and taking a tour provides even deeper insight. I simply don't have anything bad to say about this fantastic and very engaging exhibit. Highly recommend!
Beautiful location with lovely beach and easy hikes. Perfect for young families and older active people.
The second- largest festival in British Columbia, this 10-day watch party showcases more than 100 independent features, documentaries and shorts.
Fresh ingredients make up your HUGE salad or EPIC sandwiches at the only local place where you can find 8 handmade soups which change daily.
In store all of our suppliers are LOCAL. The smell of Victoria's Best Soup Restaurant will have you craving for our incredible Chili or local's favourite Chicken Stew, just like the inside of Momma's pot pie! Too hot for soup and sandwiches? Get a scoop ice cream with lots of toppings in a waffle cone. Prefer to build the biggest sandwich you've ever seen? Come on in! Meat, vegan, veggie and gluten friendly options in everything we do every day. #lovefromsoupa #whatwilltheydonext
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Ice Cream with a Twist. Enjoy the tongue in cheek flavours in this fun, new, take out shop. Located in Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour.
Cute little cafe. Great homemade muffins and wraps. Lattes, homemade granola, muffins and more, morning paper and easy listening music. Ah, welcome to Victoria.
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.
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.
Great for swimming, views, dog friendly, and it's amazing hiking areas to explore. Highly recommend !
When it comes to seafood, fresher is always better, and whether you are looking for some seafood to take home with you or a bite to eat on the dock you can rest assured that our location right here on Fisherman’s Wharf means that only the freshest seafood is available. There are times of the year when many of the items in our store have never been on land…..until you walk off the dock with them!
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!
Wild Renfrew is a resort located in Port Renfrew B.C., on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. A 2 hour drive from Victoria, Wild Renfrew offers a collection of luxury seaside cottages with a private beach, a newly updated hillside lodge with ocean views, a brand new cozy hostel nestled amongst the forest and an ocean front pub with a glorious patio located between it all. The addition of an adventure centre for such activities as whale watching, kayaking, biking and hiking easily bring wilderness within reach. For outdoor gear or a memento, visit one of the two retail locations.
Tofino activities. Enjoy miles of spectacular scenery aboard our luxury covered boats and experience the wildside! From the safety of our boats you can respectfully watch Gray Whales, Humpbacks, Biggs Orca (killer whales), Black Bears, Sea Otters, Sea Lions, Coastal Wolves, Eagles and other Seabirds, all in their natural habitat—Clayoquot Sound.These tours are also educational, and encourage ecological stewardship. We are a certified green business committed to connecting visitors with nature and inspiring conservancy. Find the best adventure for you!
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.
A fantastic pit stop on your way to Juan de Fuca. The staff there are super friendly and can share insights on attractions and seasonality expectation. There are also lots of resources free to take that can help you gain some knowledge about particular attraction points. The historical equipment and items were very neat, love the knowledge shared along with some story telling audio display. Please don't forget to support this location and get some post cards or merchandise!!
This is one of the top places to eat on Southern Vancouver Island, highly recommend this establishment. Some may say its costly, but you pay for what you get. What you get Amazing View, Outstanding Service and Remarkable Food.
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.
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
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.
All donuts are made by hand, from scratch, with quality ingredients.
From houseboats to yachts to dinghies to pirate ships, this festival showcases Victoria’s maritime heritage.
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.
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.
Join us for Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour or Late Night. Our menu is diverse, interesting and full of flavour. We also serve up some serious cocktails, beer (craft + local), wine and delicious house made sodas. Conveniently located in the Bay Centre in the heart of historic downtown Victoria, we offer a modern dining room, lounge, patio and free WiFi. Take a break from exploring the beautiful city and join us for a good time - Eat a little. Eat a lot!
You should think of Hatley Castle, and Hatley Park National Historic Site, more as an elaborate mansion and less of a medieval castle. It is still very grand and very impressive! The entire Castle was built within 2 years and had an expensive electrical system as well! The castle also had 13 fireplaces! It has a large garden with 3 ponds to it's West side and a massive lawn to it's South. The castle was occupied and acted as an academy for the armed forces but currently serves as an administrative building for the neighboring college. These are just some of the facts and figured that you will learn if you get to chance and have the time to take part in their paid tour! It's definitely worthwhile. This site also has a huge grass lawn along with a multiple gardens that, altogether, contain 3 ponds. Ample paid parking just south of the castle. This is also a great place for weddings and formal ceremonies.
Great place for classic Canadian dishes. Local hangout, good place to get some fishing knowledge watch some sports and have a feed with a great view.
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.
Very impressive new bike / hiking trail leads to the very beautiful and impressive falls. There are nearly 200 steps of sturdy stairs that go right down to the base of the falls.
Music, dance and drama take the stage during this six-week festival. A day may begin with a concerto and end with traditional African dancing.
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.
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.
Here at the facility we impact people’s businesses and brands by extending them out into the largest entertainment facility on Vancouver Island. The Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre is the home to the only professional hockey team and the location for World Class entertainment. Our facility will put you in front of more people than anywhere on the Island.
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.
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.
An air show with skydivers, a parade with more than 50 entries and a bathtub race on the water at Willows Beach. Need we say more?
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.
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.
Life is stressful enough, so our purpose is clear: provide stress-free exploration with unparalleled expertise and local knowledge leaving everyone feeling entertained, rested, and full of fun facts!
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 -
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.
Black Ball Ferry Line operates the M.V. Coho passenger and vehicle ferry linking Victoria, British Columbia on Vancouver Island with Port Angeles, Washington on the scenic Olympic Peninsula.
Prime place to watch the sunset in the summer. Best place to eat in all of Victoria with great tasting food and dynamite location is perfect if you want to chill with friends in a casual environment and have great food.
Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor and the ceremonial home of all British Columbians. The grounds embrace 36 acres, including formal gardens and a rare Garry oak ecosystem. From May to September, the Cary Castle Mews Interpretive Centre and Tea Room offer visitors a unique place to explore the history of this National Historic Site and enjoy a cup of tea.
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.
We’ve fused traditional pastas with international style, from linguine mixed with Moroccan spices to bucatini combined with Asian sauces – and we believe pasta is no longer about the noodles alone. It’s about what you add to it, next to it and what you wash it down with, from fresh salads and savoury sides to local beers and handcrafted cocktails.
Our warehouse-style locale merges modernism with an industrial feel, from brushed concrete floors to 17-foot ceilings, and piping to polished subway tile. It’s the place to unwind after work, savour a glass of vino with friends and celebrate a birthday with family.
Sakura Sushi is THE best place to get fast, delicious and satisfying take-out sushi and Bento. If you don’t see what you like, we’ll make it fresh and FAST! We make all our sushi by hand, not with machines. Individually, with love not by volume! Come in and taste the difference.
Sakura was built over 20 years ago primarily as a grocery store, selling items for the Japanese kitchen. We carry sushi, kombu, dashi, miso, sauces, tofu, mochi, noodles, tea, natto, sushi-grade fish, thinly sliced meats, specialty ice creams, treats, snacks and Japanese cold beverages.
Here at Sakura we also offer a full Japanese menu… Udon, Donburi, the BEST Kara’age, Japanese Curry, and home-made Gyoza in town!
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!
The Strathcona Hotel is a Victorian landmark with eight unique venues on one block. We offer well appointed, comfortable rooms that come equipped with a hair dryer, iron and ironing boards, in room safes, cable television, mini fridge, and free wireless internet. Additionally, some of our rooms offer a microwave, coffee/tea station, and air conditioning.
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.
Home to more than 450 varieties of organic apples, Salt Spring Island welcomes the public to taste, learn and tour orchards – some open to the public only during the festival. The Salt Spring Island Apple Festival is an incredible little community event, attracting about 1500 apple lovers, celebrating the apples (and food) of Salt Spring Island and connecting you with the farms and farmers that produce this very special diversity of tasty, healthy food. Attendees all become SALT SPRING ISLAND APPLE CONNOISSEURS!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Always lots to see here. Lots of fun for the kids when the nature house is open - even a bee hive! There are so many trails you can keep coming back without getting bored.
Brave artists and commanding storytellers take the stage – solo – during this 10-day festival. Inspiration guaranteed.
Feel the beat at a party like no other, featuring a staggeringly diverse lineup full of the finest grooves and rhythms from around the globe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is the only South Indian restaurant in Victoria which makes good and authentic South Indian food. They've successfully combined delicious food, good prices, and friendly service. Highly recommend them for lunch or dinner, dine in or take out. Dosa-licious!
Walk beneath pink, fluffy clouds of cherry blossoms to welcome spring. Guided walks, talks, poetry, and arts and crafts activities add to the natural beauty.
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.
Well appointed art space. Great location and expositions. They have a great collection of art with competitive prices.
Moderate and short hike for a lovely view at the top. Not many viewpoints on the way up, but you can't beat the natural beauty of the west coast temperate rainforest you'll weave through to get there!
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.
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!
Experience entertaining and inspiring performances at this six-day family-friendly community festival.
An event to be seen and heard. The Victoria Symphony takes their music to the water on an illuminated barge that floats around Victoria’s Inner Harbour.
Admire marching bands, intricate floats and more during the city’s largest parade of the year.
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.
The best collection of West coast art in victoria and of contemporary Canadian art. Knowledgeable and friendly!
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.
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”!
Excellent quick hike with amazing view of sidney, James island, sidney spot & the Peninsula
Vintage vehicle enthusiasts cherish the classic hot rod “Little Deuce Coupe” and other old-school rides – 1,200 of them – at this event.
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.
Nothing quite compares to watching a thirty-foot killer whale launch its twenty thousand pound body into the air before sliding gracefully back to the ocean depths with a slap of its tail. Our whale and wildlife watching tours let you experience BC’s enchanting marine wildlife – orcas, porpoises, sea lions, humpback whales, bald eagles and more, while respecting the natural environment along the spectacular coastline of Vancouver Island.
Organic grains milled on site baked in a wood-fired brick oven
The Tapa Bar - Latin cuisine at its finest.
What is a tapa? Tapas are small flavourful dishes that can be served as an appetizer or together as a meal.
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.
Brand experience is the only medium that can employ every human sense to tell your story. Powerful brand experiences fully immerse audiences in sights, smells, and sounds. They invite people to discover through touch and taste. Brand experience is the single channel that can shape how people feel about your brand. By incorporating many senses into the experiences we design for clients, we take audiences to interesting and surprising places. We invent new realities, and we connect people in incredible ways.
Filberg Lodge is a 1930’s arts and crafts style home built on 9 acres of beautiful waterfront estate which overlooks Comox Harbour, a municipal Park right in the heart of beautiful downtown Comox, British Columbia. On the grounds there is also a quaint little restaurant, the “Filberg Summer Kitchen”, which is open for lunch and snacks during the summer months, and features live Music on Friday evenings.
The hike is short but quite steep at some points. Lots of opportunities for mountain biking. Great after meal hike with the family. Beautiful scenery exhausting but worth it.
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
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.
Great lighter hike in pretty much any weather condition. If you have clear skies you will be able to see the channel from the summit, which is very pretty.
Fish and Chips and ice cold beer. Need I say more. Greatest staff and incredible atmosphere out on the patio. Enjoy every visit. Try the salmon burger and the seafood chowder!
Best place to have breakfast in the city. Their food is scrumptious and comes in large portion sizes. You're definitely getting your money's worth. Also, they're a family friendly restaurant, with an excellent menu for children.
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.
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
Listen to bagpipes, don your finest tartan kilt and cheer on competitors at this celebration of Scottish and Celtic music, arts and culture.
Really nice climb. Its not that hard but a good enough workout. Takes about 40 to 50 min to go up. Very beautiful scenery.
Great hike through the forest with a view at the top that's well worth the sweat.
Beautiful beach at the end of a short trail. If you explore it a little you can also find a stunning waterfall.
An incredible amount of Rieslings, Syrahs and every wine in between. Uncork from near to far.
Very special fusion cuisine with a mix of western and oriental tastes. Food is delicious and nicely presented. Definitely a worthwhile culinary experience in Victoria.
Keep in mind that most hikes start at the bottom which means the hard part is first, then it's all downhill. This hike is the opposite. All downhill to start, then a big, uphill climb back to the parking lot. That said, this is one of our favorite little hikes in the area. If I had a boat this is definitely a place I'd anchor for a bit of peace and tranquility. Beautiful little spot.
Our spectacular dining room is great for casual lunches, dinners and family-friendly gatherings. The vaulted wood ceilings compliment our west coast eclectic design and our wall-to-wall windows fill the room with scenic ocean vistas. Whether you take the scenic beachside drive from downtown or a more direct route, we’re sure you’ll agree it was worth the drive. You won’t find any other restaurant so perfectly located. The views are first class and the fare is west coast contemporary. With its stunning ocean vistas and views down Cordova Bay beach, patrons will enjoy amazing west coast fare in a comfortably elegant setting. Bon appetite
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.
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.
Mango Mule, Strawberry Margarita and Long Island Iced Tea. Best drinks I've ever been served at a bar! Their new patio gives you ample space to enjoy their westcoast inspired eats, while taking in Victoria’s picturesque inner harbour. In the evening, it turns into downtown Victoria’s best social scene with local beers on tap, live music, and great people.
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.
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.
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.
Perhaps the most elevated of the city’s artisanal fairs, this Etsy-like wonderland displays only the finest local crafts.
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.
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!
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.
A huge park with loads of different trails to hike of varying difficulty - Coastal, inland, viewpoints, mine shafts, and a small cabin to take shelter in along the coastal trail on a wet/windy day. If you've never been before, stick to the main trails as its pretty easy to get lost on all the side trails, and plan to return to the parking lot well before sunset.
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.