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.
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.
Well appointed art space. Great location and expositions. They have a great collection of art with competitive prices.
Are you ready Victoria?!? Brewery & The Beast is back to where it all started for the 8th annual festival of meat on Sunday, September 22nd! Indulge in creative, meaty dishes from over 60 chefs and restaurants from Victoria and the Island, all using sustainable, local proteins from BC and Alberta. Dishes are accompanied by beer from Phillips Brewing Company, local ciders and wine, and non alcoholic beverages including soda from Phillips Soda Works, kombucha, and coffee. Dance off the meat sweats to live music from The Electric Timber Company with special guests, enjoy fresh fruit and vegetable stands, and join in the fun at exciting activations. Come enjoy a day in the sun while supporting and learning about local sustainable food producers and farmers. We can't wait to welcome everyone in September for the meatiest end of summer celebration ever!
Experience some of the country’s best theatre at this festival, which brings in an incredible variety of emerging and established talent and performances.
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.
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.
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.
Wing's Restaurant is the place where you relish a great variety of Chinese fare. Take a look at our mouth-watering selection of appetizers, seafood, and desserts that can augment your appetite in a minute. Get the biggest portions and the most gracious hospitality every time you dine in or order for delivery!
From houseboats to yachts to dinghies to pirate ships, this festival showcases Victoria’s maritime heritage.
A downtown hotspot set in an 1882 heritage building. Finn's boasts a beautiful 60 seat patio overlooking the Inner Harbour, and a menu centered around sustainably caught seafood, AAA steaks and chops cut in house, as well as a selection of fresh causal fare. Finn's is also a champion for classic cocktails, served strong and cold, and featuring 3 oz martinis shaken or stirred at your table. Committed to supporting and developing local culinary talent, Finn's operates a thriving Red Seal apprenticeship program under celebrated Executive Chef Richared Luttman. Happy hour is 4 - 5:30 daily.
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.
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.
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!
Rebar Modern Food is Victoria's favorite restaurant and juice bar, featuring fresh, healthy, predominantly vegetarian fare. Since 1988 we have celebrated real, local flavour from local suppliers grown in a sustainable manner. The upbeat atmosphere and vibrant, tasty food have led critics to describe Rebar as "Inventive," "hip," and "visionary".
Open for Brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
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.
Victoria Public Bus Service
Established in 2004, Floyd’s Diner is a Victoria, BC landmark. We attribute our growth to our loyal customers, new and old. In addition to our satisfying portions we strive to maintain a fun and friendly, family-oriented atmosphere for all to enjoy. We now have three locations; with our newest location just 15 minutes from Downtown Victoria in Royal Oak. Now you can enjoy The Mahoney and other Floyd’s favorites in all three locations Heading out to Sooke/Westshore? Stop in for a bite to eat at our Langford location. If you’ve never heard of The Mahoney at Floyd’s, you’re in for a treat!”
We are open for Breakfast and Lunch 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30 am to 4 pm on Fridays and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
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.
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.
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.
Great place to hike with some great views. Well worth the time and effort to enjoy the experience. Pack a lunch and on a sunny day have a really fantastic moment
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.
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.
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.
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!
We offer programs for all ages and levels in visual arts, pottery, dance and performing arts. Join a class or drop-in program today!
Great little hidden jem in James Bay across from Thrifty's. Food was hot & plentiful. Not fancy but well loved!! The waitress was friendly & kept the coffee flowing. Would recommend a try in the local neighbour!!!
Steep hiking up, not easy work. Remember to bring water. It takes about 20 minutes. The start of walkway is from parking lot, along the side of the highway. Nice view from trestle.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Both an icon and an institution in Victoria, with a history dating back to 1954, The Snug pub is Victoria’s first neighbourhood pub and the perfect place to enjoy good spirits amongst friends. With menus that change with the seasons to take advantage of BC’s best produce, you will find a balanced selection of dishes, ranging from comfortable classics, such as fish and chips to more refined, modern cuisine. A healthy selection of local and international brews on tap can be enjoyed from the cozy confines of the bar or on the oceanfront patio.
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.
Family- friendly rides, mountain bike treks and professional races get everyone excited about cycling the city.
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!
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.
A short, beautiful, Forrest walk down to the sunny beach.
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.
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!
Great little nice sand beach covered from the wind. Perfect for families, dogs, picnics
The London Chef – both are community-minded, committed to offering the best food and service, and deeply passionate about making cooking accessible, fun, and cool. At The London Chef we have a fabulous group of rotating guest instructors, stellar chefs, and attentive servers/bartenders. We hand pick the best of the best to work with us, and to work with you. Behind the scenes we have a full-time dedicated lineup supporting us to offer you the best classes, catering and events.
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.
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.
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.
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!
You want Whales? We’ve got Whales. The local Orcas (Killer Whales), along with Humpback; Gray; and Minke Whales, cruise our waters throughout the year, giving us great success rates. Our Whale Watching tours are 3 hours in length, and depart multiple times a day.
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.
Steamship Grill & Taphouse honours the great traditions and adventure of the early days of steamship travel. We invite you to join us on the waterfront at the heritage Steamship Terminal on Victoria's spectacular Inner Harbour.
We have used the very best locally sourced ingredients from Vancouver Island and BC, and complimented it with spices from around the world.
Join us for lunch, weekend brunch and dinner in the restaurant or on our waterfront deck, to experience an adventure in flavour.
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.
Tasty cafe with treats. Warm, cozy and inviting atmosphere. Fantastic selection of beverages. The food was amazing!
Budget Car & Truck Rental of Victoria
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.
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.
Fatburger started in 1952, with the creation of the biggest, juiciest hamburgers anyone had ever seen. What makes our award winning burgers so special? Premium ingredients. We are passionate about quality, food and service - and it shows! We start with fresh, never frozen Albert Angus beef. Then we add fresh, hand cut lettuce, tomato, onions and your choice of free toppings. Every meal is made to order, just the way you like it - using only the freshest ingredients and traditional cooking methods. No microwaves here! So rest easy friends, you don't need to deprive your taste buds any longer. Fatburger is a cut above fast food, with a commitment to higher quality, more variety and better value, all wrapped up in a fun, upbeat, sparkling clean environment where the music is as good as the food.
Their outdoor seating area is one of the best places in town to get a well crafted late afternoon drink when the sun is out, and the locally sourced food is creative and consistently delicious. The atmosphere in 10 acres commons is welcoming and sophisticated.
Challenging and thrilling, this long- distance race has tested seafarers since 1930. Teams hope for smooth sailing on courses in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
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
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.
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.
Victoria Office Space Rentals. Private office rentals. Perfect for flexible small businesses in the Westshore. Boardrooms, Meeting Rooms, and Office Rentals. Coastal Offices offers a wide variety of services for your business venue needs. Whether you need to have a quick 3-person team meeting, or need an office for the day, Coastal Offices has the space that best works for you. Our tech-friendly rooms make setting up for that important appointment a breeze. Visitors will enjoy the comfortable chairs, ample space, and long list of amenities.
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.
Brave artists and commanding storytellers take the stage – solo – during this 10-day festival. Inspiration guaranteed.
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
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.
Sometimes having a light snack and sipping on an expertly made cocktail in a comfy lounge chair is all you need to bring a smile to your face. If you’re into a little barhopping at downtown Victoria hotels, or you’re travelling alone and feel like socializing with hotel guests, visitors, and locals, come visit us at The Pacific Lounge.
If casual mingling or secluded relaxation is your goal, we’d love to enhance your experience with tasty drinks, light lunches, and evening snacks from the Pacific Lounge menu.
Looking for some weekend entertainment? The Pacific Lounge is proud to present
live music every Saturday night from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. (Not available in summer season and artists may vary.)
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
Led by Founding Artistic Director Brian Richmond, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre was founded in 2008 by a team of well-established and exciting early career theatre artists and educators. BBRT has completed 11 critically-lauded and well-attended seasons. In this time the company has presented 47 multi-award-winning productions and/or events.
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.
Organic grains milled on site baked in a wood-fired brick oven
Ocean EcoVentures is the most centrally located Whale Watching Company on Vancouver Island with the highest sighting of Orcas and Humpback Whales every year. Small Personal Tour groups, never more than 12 passengers on our boats. Marine Wildlife Photography Specialists. Longer Tours to ensure Maximum Viewing Time with the whales and wildlife. We focus on the whole Salish Sea ecosystem.
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.
Beautiful, clean and warm water. A breathtaking views, sounds and nature to explore especially in the early morning.
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.
Azuma Sushi is my go to sushi place in Victoria. I enjoy the prompt service, the fresh sushi and restaurant environment. Although it is quite a large place, it is quiet enough to enjoy your conversation.
The Coast Collective Arts Centre is a dynamic, inspiring centre promoting art and culture, connecting community members of all ages through creative expression and explorations. Formed in late 2008, the Coast Collective Arts Centre represents a successful collaboration between business and the arts. What started off as a creative partnership between a leading group of local artists and Calgary hotelier Randy Royer and the Pacific Landing project, has now grown to embrace a new enterprising partnership with Westridge Landing and Len and Lloyd Wansbrough. In January 2016, the Coast Collective Arts Centre opened in our new custom-built gallery, artisan gift shop and classroom co-located with the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Colwood’s town centre. Since opening our doors, The Coast Collective has welcomed thousands of visitors each year to discover and enjoy the arts. Operated by the Society for Arts on the South Island (SASI), the Coast Collective has over 100 members and a dedicated volunteer base who wor
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.
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!
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.
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.
Fine Italian dining in an old time courtyard setting. Northern Italian cuisine featuring wood-oven roasted meats and pizzas, homemade pastas and fresh west coast seafood. Extensive and multiple award-winning wine list as well as dining by candlelight on the enclosed, heated patio.
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.
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
Nice walk in the woods. Accessible to most hikers without difficulty. Seeing a pilliated woodpecker was a treat!
An astonishing number of salmon – about 30,000 – return to the Goldstream River to spawn. Watch them jump and swim by.
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.
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.
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.
Drum dances, basket-weaving workshops and traditional cuisine are just a few of the ways this festival celebrates the region’s indigenous nations.
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!
Helijet has been a proud and active participant in British Columbia’s growth for nearly three decades. In 1986, with a carefully conceived vision, a single helicopter, and a handful of enthusiastic employees, Helijet launched Canada’s first scheduled helicopter service. From that single helicopter, flying eight times a day between downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria, Helijet has grown into a dynamic company with operations in Richmond, Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii. Helijet’s fleet of medium and large helicopters, is maintained, flown and administered by a dedicated crew of over 150 employees. Helijet is proud of its growth and accomplishments, and looks forward to many more decades of service.
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
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.
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.
With roughly 740,000 square metres of parkland, Beacon Hill Park is the crowning jewel in Victoria's park system. There are natural areas, manicured flower beds, footpaths and many sports and play features for the whole family to enjoy. Beacon Hill Park was formalized in 1882 when the Province of British Columbia granted 75 hectares to the City of Victoria to be held in trust. Beacon Hill Park defines the very essence of Victoria and was designated a municipal heritage site in 2009.
Located in Victoria's Inner Harbour, the Flying Otter Grill offers West Coast inspired cuisine paired with memorable views. Named one of the top 10 restaurant picks in 2011, the Flying Otter is a one of a kind waterfront dining experience not to be missed while visiting Victoria! The heated patio over looks the bustling Inner Harbour with a cozy pub-like setting. Open every day at 11:00am for lunch and dinner.
Air Canada - Experience the difference of Air Canada's Canadian hubs – easy, comfortable, seamless, and all under one roof.
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.
Brink Events is a full-service event design agency specializing in galas, signature events, cocktail receptions, corporate launches, and private parties.
Winner of Best Irish Pub in North America, we embrace the Irish culture with food for the body, drink for the spirit, and music for the soul. We pride ourselves on providing a true Irish experience since opening our doors in 2004. The traditions of Ireland have been extended to our menu, which has been developed by the philosophy of food for the body, offering Irish classics like bangers & mash, shepherd’s pie and our famous Irish stew. Enjoy a Drink for the spirit with a perfectly poured pint of Guinness or savour Victoria’s best Irish coffee. We boast over 40 taps & the largest selection of Irish whiskeys in Canada.
Music for the soul is heard Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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.
Beautiful and peaceful. Being away from the sound of traffic we got to hear the beautiful sounds of birds. Saw a seal and a sea otter jumped onto a little dock. While having something to eat, we watched an eagle fly in from one tree to another than it flew low a few feet above the water as it whipped past. An unforgettable experience!
250 KM OF PACIFIC PARADISE STRETCHING FROM VICTORIA, BC TO CAMPBELL RIVER.
From a quick two day getaway to the six-day Golf Trail, Vancouver Island golf courses do not disappoint. Proudly offering the following for your BC golf vacations… 14 destination Vancouver Island golf courses, 10 accommodation partners, rental car reservations and apres golf activities – we take care of it all!
Oak-aged, smoky and refined. Sip and savour – or, go serious in an educational distillery master class.
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.
Great meal at an appropriate price. A bit noisy but not like a typical sportbar/pub. Well trained staff, friendly and efficient. Prompt and professional.
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.
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!
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.
Really great place for a hike. Blogs say this is a difficult hike, however if you are in good shape it’s pretty easy. It’s about 30 min to the top. Dog friendly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Dog friendly, spectacular views, great place to take out of town guests to view the ocean
Victoria is truly the ‘City of Gardens’. We invite you to join us in visiting some of the unique private gardens that have been developed by local gardeners. With Victoria’s mild climate, gardening is a year-round passion that has resulted in an abundant array of gardens world-renowned for their beauty and individual charm. Garden Tours specializes in (1) Guided & Narrated tours of public and private gardens (2) Customized tours for groups of all sizes. Special group packages available. Our unique personalized tours will introduce you to gardens both creative and colourful, so bring your camera and comfortable shoes.
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.
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.
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!
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
Sing the blues – not a bad thing! – at this showcase of jazz and world music that includes well-known names and lots of soul.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Host your small event with us and be impressed with these crisp, contemporary business facilities. At the Chateau Victoria, we make it easy. Our team understands the importance of your event and will customize our services to meet your unique needs. There are several layouts available from executive suites perched high above the city, to a 20-person boardroom (6 during Covid), or larger theatre settings that accommodate up to 60 people (14 during Covid). Whether you are planning an intimate strategy session or a larger workshop, you’ll find everything you need at the Chateau Victoria to help your event go smoothly. Explore our room choices to find the right space for you. All rooms include dedicated, secure high-speed Wi-Fi, and AV equipment is available for rental. Please note that our two meeting rooms have 75 inch 4K smart monitors as part of your room rental. If we don’t have what you need, our preferred AV suppliers will be able to set you up. Browse our catering menus to see our selection of delicious,
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.
An incredible amount of Rieslings, Syrahs and every wine in between. Uncork from near to far.
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.
Merridale makes farm-crafted Cider, Spirits, and Fortified Ciders. Made from 100% Undiluted Apple Juice that is grown and produced at our Cobble Hill farm, in the heart of Cowichan on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Our farm is home to our Cidery, Distillery, Eatery, Tasting Bar and Weddings.
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.
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!
Seeing amazing orcas and humpback whales. The tour company provides life jacket suits that keep you warm on the water and is a flotation device as well. The guide is very knowledgeable about all the marine life as well as respectable of the animals space.
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.
Nourish Kitchen & Café. Holding a strong belief in growing and sourcing seasonally paired with exquisite attention to detail. We promise that you will got lost in a moment of time when you visit our stunning heritage house overlooking the inner harbour. You will eat meals with an abundance of seasonal ingredients and flavours. You will leave feeling better than when you arrived. #eatwithpeopleyoulove 225 Quebec St.
Admire marching bands, intricate floats and more during the city’s largest parade of the year.
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.
Beautiful area to walk in. The trails are well maintained as well as wide enough to accommodate a large number of people.
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.
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.
The Mint Restaurant is tucked away on Douglas Street a short walk from the Inner Harbour and Chinatown. Serving dinner until 2 am, 7 days a week. The Mint specializes in South Asian and West Coast cuisine incorporating a lively atmosphere with quality cocktails, wine and beer.
Opened in 2002 The Mint provides a habitat for comfort and interchange much needed on the inner city frontier.
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!
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.
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!
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
CARVED FROM LIFE IN LAUGHTER
Welcome to Pagliacci’s!
Pagliacci’s is one of those timeless places, born in passion, carved from life and bathed in laughter. From the focaccia bread and soup through the Broadway-style cheesecake, every morsel is made on the spot, served with style by someone hustling for you. And there’s more than enough pasta or steak to bring home to Asta. Step back into history. This is what it used to be like before franchises.
Nourishing souls since 1979
Tell ’em Joe sent you!
Only a short walk from Victoria's Inner Harbour, Heron Rock is a bistro in every sense of the word. Using good quality and local ingredients to put together breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Live Blues, Gypsy Jazz Rock, R&B and Soul, on Friday through Monday nights. Local beers and wines from around world, lots of free parking.
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!
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!
Great for swimming, views, dog friendly, and it's amazing hiking areas to explore. Highly recommend !
Excellent quick hike with amazing view of sidney, James island, sidney spot & the Peninsula
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.
BeaverTails® is truly one of a kind. Irresistibly delicious, artisanal Canadian pastry, always there to share special moments that make lifelong memories. Iconic indulgence since 1978, today we continue our heritage by uniquely combining our original recipe with premium quality ingredients. Served piping-hot, our hand-stretched whole-wheat pastries are both crispy and chewy at the same time. With endless flavour combinations, we promise you an experience you will never forget.
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 -
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.
A lovely gallery featuring fine Canadian art and Canadian artists, great exhibitions in a bright, well lit spacious gallery, fantastic Oak Bay location with ample parking and stunning curb appeal, exceptional, friendly, and professional staff, a must visit for art lovers.
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.
National Car & Truck Rentals offers a large selection of vehicles including economy car rentals, minivans, SUVs, pickup trucks, cargo vans and 15 passenger van rentals. Locations in Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Courtenay/Comox, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Vancouver.
Great 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.
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.
Listen to bagpipes, don your finest tartan kilt and cheer on competitors at this celebration of Scottish and Celtic music, arts and culture.
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?
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.
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
Welcome to the Taphouse. Here you’ll find over forty great beers on tap-from local favorites to foreign flavors. You’ll also find great foods made fresh with a local twist to add flavor and fun to your snack or meal.
We serve it all up with knowledgeable and friendly staff in our heritage building that has been providing hospitality to locals and travelers alike since 1890. Our newly renovated facility has pool tables, flat screen televisions galore, quiet corners that you can get away in and over seventy feet of African Mahogany bar to saddle up to.
So when it comes to good food, good beer and great company, the Yates Street Taphouse Bar & Grill hits the spot.
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.
All donuts are made by hand, from scratch, with quality ingredients.
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.
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!
The best Manhattan you’ll ever taste, as well as just-invented beverages. Sample from well-known favourite and artisanal distillers.
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.
Serving Amazing Pastries, Cakes and Smiles since 1956!
LATE NIGHT AT LA FIESTA CAFE!
We are open until 3am EVERY Friday and Saturday!
We offer burritos and other great options of Mexican Food for Dine In and Take Out.
DELIVERY COMING SOON!
We are proud to announce our NEW Mobile App to order for TAKEOUT but due to the high demand we are working on having our own DELIVERY service. Soon we will be happy let you know when is available! Thank you for your preference and loyalty.
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.
A beautiful waterfalls. This is good for a quick visit as the distance between the parking and waterfalls is about 5min walking
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.
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.
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.
The trail up is steep, but it's worth it, the view at the top is incredible.
The second- largest festival in British Columbia, this 10-day watch party showcases more than 100 independent features, documentaries and shorts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poke bowls are inspired by traditional Hawaiian cuisine and will satisfy your need for healthy and delicious fuel all day long.
Poke is not your typical fast food. Every bowl we offer is packed with flavour and you are in the driver’s seat. Choose your own adventure, build your bowl!
Poke Fresh is thrilled to bring these soulful bowls to the Cook St Village!
Experience entertaining and inspiring performances at this six-day family-friendly community festival.
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.
Capital City Station is Victoria's transportation hub serving BC Ferries Connector, YYJ Airport Shuttle, and Tofino Bus scheduled services. Curbside concierge and friendly customer service agents make this stop an enjoyable part of your journey coming to or leaving BC's capital city, Victoria. Indoor and outdoor seating available both in the Station and the adjoining Capital City Cafe. Locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks are proudly served, Grab a hot or cold drink and either a snack or a bagged lunch ready to go.
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!
Wine - Dinner - Tasting - Golf - Resort - Fine Dining - Dining Room - Catering - Food Service
The Cellar is one of BC's top culinary destinations. Its distinctive wine collection, from various regions such as BC, Spain, France and Italy is the creation of The Westin Bear Mountain's own Sommeliers.
The Cellar is yours to enjoy be it either a private tasting with one of our knowledgeable Sommeliers or for an exclusive dinner party for two to twenty.
To book your private experience please call (250) 391-7160.
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.
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.
“5” star resort. Interesting things to see around the Shoreline by the parked boats and bigger rock island at least. Food is good and the house lager was excellent.
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.
Really nice climb. Its not that hard but a good enough workout. Takes about 40 to 50 min to go up. Very beautiful scenery.
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.
Proudly pouring regional pints, VBW features both libations and inspiration. Bonus: where there’s local brew, there’s also local food.
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.
Visit Italy from Victoria. I challenge Victoria restaurants to outdo Cafe Brio’s wine list. The best lighting and ambience, allowing you to focus on your dish, drink and company. Best Italian coffee and solid cocktails.
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.
Easy access, multiple trails, short walk through gorgeous wooded area and ends up at the ocean shores.
Pearson College UWC is located southwest of Victoria, B.C. and is Canada’s most international school and the country’s only United World College — a movement encompassing 18 global schools dedicated to uniting cultures and countries around the world through education. Pearson is a two-year, pre-university school for students from over 150 countries who live, study and learn together pursuing the International Baccalaureate and an outdoor-oriented experiential education. More than 4,200 students have graduated from the College — its alumni are determined to make a difference in the lives of others and the world.
More than 50 popular Victoria restaurants offer three-course menus at discounted prices. Good thing this food festival lasts two weeks.
At Moxie’s, you’ll experience a warm and inviting atmosphere with great daily drink specials and an expansive menu with something for everyone. Passionate hospitality, food you’ll crave and the warmth of friends – only at Moxie’s Grill & Bar on Yates Street in Victoria.
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.
Day and night, Sherwood serves up a calibrated beverage program alongside comforting and locally informed café, bar and coffee takeaway menus. A hospitality-forward approach in an accessible space designed for a fresh-faced and recklessly optimistic downtown community. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, happy hour and late night. Grab and go sandwiches made in-house. No reservations. Weekdays 7 am to 11 pm. Saturday 10 am to 11 pm. CLOSED SUNDAY. A 5-minute walk from the Inner Harbour.
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”!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Traveling from Vancouver to Victoria? Relax and enjoy the journey from Downtown Vancouver to Downtown Victoria onboard our comfortable coaches via BC Ferries. This is a direct service to the ferry terminals without any transfers. In addition to a relaxing ride on the coach, you will experience an amazing 95-minute cruise, sailing through the spectacular Gulf Islands. Arriving on the other side, there are many drop off locations to suit your travel plans. Effective February 2016, this service is operated by Wilson’s Transportation Ltd, a locally owned and operated business in the Victoria community for over 35 years known for its exceptional customer service.
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.
Just so beautiful with the waterfall, creeks and rainforest. And at the end there is a gorgeous beach for sunning or swimming.
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.
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.
be different, own local art from local artists…. WELCOME TO OUR GALLERY OPEN THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, 10am TO 4pm, 235 linear feet of art gallery wall display, successful local artists, over 100 2D and 3D works of art available, including originals and limited edition prints. watercolors – acrylics – pottery – photography – stone carvings, all this in a comfortable laid back setting, a must see.
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.
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!
Incredible gingerbread structures from amateur and professional chefs are almost too pretty to eat. Funds raised benefit local charities.
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.
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.
Vintage vehicle enthusiasts cherish the classic hot rod “Little Deuce Coupe” and other old-school rides – 1,200 of them – at this event.
Excellent food, top notch service and unrivaled views of the harbour.
Our facility is located on the waters edge, right across from the Fairmont Empress. We offer large portion sizes, large selection of items, quality and good value. Milestones has familiar food with a unique twist.
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.
Beautiful beach at the end of a short trail. If you explore it a little you can also find a stunning waterfall.
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.
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.
Canada’s oldest Chinatown lights up with celebratory traditions including a parade led by lion dancers, a festival favourite.
Dozens of shows. Hundreds of performances and artists. Twelve days. This longtime favourite includes spoken word, drama, musicals, dance, comedy, magic, theatre and more.
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.
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 best collection of West coast art in victoria and of contemporary Canadian art. Knowledgeable and friendly!
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 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!
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!
Nautical Nellies has been serving delicious premium aged steak and Ocean Wise seafood to Victoria for 20 years. Overlooking the inner harbour, the restaurant's heated patio and cozy interior set the tone to enjoy great food and wine from our award-winning list. The oyster bar hosts a large selection of fresh oysters with varieties from the Pacific Northwest and East Coast, and allows guests to watch their oysters be shucked right in front of them. Adjacent to the oyster bar is a traditional, gourmet and fusion sushi bar that serves beautifully plated sushi of the finest quality.
OpenTable's "100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Canada 2017"
Victoria News "Best of the City" - Best Steak & Best Seafood for 2014, 2015, 2016
Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence 2016"
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.