Victoria Travel & Tourism Information

FoundLocally gives you all the travel information for Greater Victoria, including city and area tourist attractions, hotels and accommodations, city maps, as well as get-away travel from Vancouver Island. Visit our sister site, TransCanadaHighway.com, for coast-to-coast travel info.

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Here are some of the communities along the Trans Canada Highway:

Sidney, BC travel informationSidney, BC travel information

BC: The town is the largest town on the Saanich Peninsula and is 2 kilometres south of Swartz Bay on the eastern shore of the Saanich Penins

Nananimo, BC travel informationNananimo, BC travel information

BC: Nanaimo is Vancouver islandís second biggest city, with two dozen parks nestled around two harbours, and a beautiful waterfront.

Brentwood, BC Travel InformationBrentwood, BC Travel Information

BC: This village at the foot of Brentwood Bay features a ferry to Mill Bay and the ever-popular Butchart Gardens.

Sooke, BC Travel InformationSooke, BC Travel Information

BC: This is western Canada^s southernmost harbour, protected from the ocean seas by narrow Whiffin Spit.

New Listings

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Updates & Stories

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Travel News

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Victoria Savings

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Victoria Accommodation

Here are some featured hotels, motels, long-term rentals, lodges/cottages, and campgrounds in the Victoria area:

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view listing for Best Western The Westerly Hotel & Convention CentreAccommodationBest Western The Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre

108 tastefully appointed guest rooms & suites feature Courtenay River or mountain views. Catering and conference services accommodate up to 200 people. Heated indoor swimming pool, health club, sauna and whirlpool.

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view listing for Osborne Bay ResortAccommodationOsborne Bay Resort

Our property descends toward the oceanfront by six terraces, providing all sites with sea views, some amongst trees with shade, some in the open with unobstructed views of Southern Stuart Channel

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view listing for Alder Bay ResortAccommodationAlder Bay Resort

Alder Bay Resort is centrally situated on a sandy beach between Telegraph Cove and Port McNeill. We are directly across Broughton Strait from historic Alert Bay. Our scenic, full service waterfront campsite offers RV and tent sites,

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view listing for Red Lion VictoriaAccommodationRed Lion Victoria

the hotel offers two meeting rooms(, restaurant, lounge, beer & wine store seasonal outdoor swimming pool comp. passes to fitness world 24-hour guest laundromat guest parking and business services.

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view listing for Chateau Victoria HotelAccommodationChateau Victoria Hotel

Downtown near everything. 177 boutique guest rooms & suites, lounge resaurant, rooftop reestaurant & lounge, free parking, family pland, non-smoking floor; CP 24 hours.

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Victoria Attractions

Here are some featured local attractions, museums, historical sites, and festivals:

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view listing for Mistaken Identity VineyardsAttractionMistaken Identity Vineyards

We are proud of our award winning wines, organic farming practices, and a delightful Tasting Room. Within walking distance of Ganges, our licensed picnic area and lovely deck promise to provide a memorable experience.

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view listing for Island Spirits DistilleryAttractionIsland Spirits Distillery

We have a history of experimental distillation spanning many decades. We got together to pool knowledge and experience about seven years ago. This fuelled some innovative new processes and some friendly rivalry.

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view listing for Eagle Wing Whale Watching ToursAttractionEagle Wing Whale Watching Tours

Eagle Wing To has won awards for environmental efforts, like support for 1% For the Planet and for being Canadas first 100% carbon neutral whale watching company.When you ride with Eagle Wing you are guaranteed to see whales & guaranteed adventure.

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view listing for On The Rocks Climbing GymAttractionOn The Rocks Climbing Gym

Test your climbing skill on a variety of climbing walls and courses, to prepare yourself for great recreation in a scenic outdoor environment, or enjoy climbing indoors when the weather gets rough. Individuals and groups bookings are both welcome.

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view listing for Victoria Shopping ToursAttractionVictoria Shopping Tours

We are the ultimate Shopping Tour Company in Victoria BC! Our unique partnerships with local businesses and our exclusive discounts provide us the ability to create one of a kind tours for visitors exploring Victoria.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck RentalsTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rentals

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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view listing for North Island Transport (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceNorth Island Transport (Greyhound Bus Depot)

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

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view listing for Budget Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceBudget Car & Truck Rental

Budget has great deals on Compacts, Mid-sizes, Minivans, and Standard SUVs, even trucks for your move. With "Fastbreak" you have no lines, no paperwork, no signatures...and one-click online booking!

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view listing for National Car & Truck RentalTravel ServiceNational Car & Truck Rental

National Car Rental operates in over 3,000 locations, and operates over 275,000 quality vehicles that serve over 15 million business & leisure travelers annually.

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view listing for King Edward Station Travel ServiceKing Edward Station

This station (Canada line) serves several residential communities, Douglas Park, and the Queen Elizabeth Park, Bloedel Floral Conservatory to the south,

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Travel Information & Links

Victoria Intown Attractions

Horse-drawn carriage rides of Victoria depart from beside the BC Legislature

There is lots to see and do around Victoria in the city. Take a tour of the city's shoreline, either from land or by boat. You can visit a museums, lots of parks and waterfront greenspace, and activities and sports to keep anybody busy (and happy). We even have a page that has tips on hundreds of things to do with kids.


Nearby Vancouver Island Towns & Attractions

Shoreline along Beach Drive, in Oak Bay

Victoria is a semi-urban region with a number of other municipalities and communities. To the east of downtown is the community of Oak Bay, to the west, across the Inner Harbour is Esquimalt. A little further west are View Royal, Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, and finally the pretty waterfront community of Sooke. You can also head up the Saanich Peninsula, through Saanich, past Elk Lake to Central Saanich, the community of Brentwookd Bay (home to the famous Butchart Gardens), and further north to North Saanich and Sidney.


Victoria Accommodation

Fairmont Empress Hotel

There are many accommodation options in the area, from first class hotels, to motels, beds & breakfast, long-term accommodation, wilderness lodges and camping.


Away: Travelling Out of Town

We even have lots of tips for getting away, including other countries' Online Travel Offices, links to travel guidebooks' web sites. We even have links to sites that can help you plan a honeymoon, eloped wedding, or romantic getaway.

To round things out we have information about Canada & US Customs, a listing of Canadian embassies and consulates around the world, and an overview of our airport(s) and links to airports around the world (so you can check what to do during connections between flights)


Sustainable Travel & Eco-Tourism

Going Green: Eco-friendly content!

We recogize that travel inherently uses a lot of energy and a lot of resources, since it involves moving us (and our luggage) large distances around the world.

Here are a number of suggestions for reducing our impact as well as our "carbon footprint".

  • Sustainable Accomodation
  • All-Inclusive Holidays And Sustainable Tourism
  • Cruise Ships Adapt To Ecotourism Demand
  • Tips For Travelling Sustainably

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