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 island’s 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.

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 Magnolia Hotel & SuitesAccommodationMagnolia Hotel & Suites

Full service boutique hotel close to Inner harbour with 66 air conditioned rooms with harbour views, fireplaces, down duvets, soaker tubs, separate shower stalls over-sized desks, wet bars.

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view listing for Brown's Bay Resort Marina & Ripple Rock RV ParkAccommodationBrown's Bay Resort Marina & Ripple Rock RV Park

The Brown's Bay Marina has seen many upgrades over the years. It can now accommodate vessels up to 100’ and the power has been upgraded as well. With fuel, tackle and clothing available, you will have all the services needed to have a great stay.

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view listing for Billings Spit Beach HouseAccommodationBillings Spit Beach House

Seaside cottage with mature garden on flat beachfront. Self-contained 1 bedroom cottage, leeps 5. Full kitchen, laundry, prvate patio & barbecue. Gourmet breakfast basket. Weekly & monthly rates. Pets $10/night.

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view listing for Westbay Marine Village and R.V. ParkAccommodationWestbay Marine Village and R.V. Park

Stay our our wonderful campground, and enjoy the great outdoors… see our website for details

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view listing for The Lodge at Weir's BeachAccommodationThe Lodge at Weir's Beach

At The Lodge at Weir's Beach in Victoria, BC, we offer a quality bed and breakfast service for your corporate retreats, vacation rentals, family reunions, small weddings, and more. Please contact us at (778) 403-6306 to learn more about our services.

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Victoria Attractions

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

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view listing for Green Acres Golf ClubAttractionGreen Acres Golf Club

A picturesque country setting with three ponds in play on 5 holes, demanding accuracy from all players. Green Acres, in Metchosin, is a short par 27 in a relaxed and quiet rural setting. You'll get some fantastic views of the Straits of Jua

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view listing for Hornby Island Estate Winery and FarmAttractionHornby Island Estate Winery and Farm

We are committed to creating delicious bottled elixirs that are made right here on Hornby using only local BC fruits.

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view listing for The Raptors at Church and StateAttractionThe Raptors at Church and State

Meet hawks, owls, falcons and more - as they fly above the vineyard. Learn about their ecology, personalities and hunting tactics as you witness, first hand, how raptors work. They will fly around and above you, inches away. Truly Exciting!

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view listing for Deol WineryAttractionDeol Winery

A family owned and operated winery, situated in the heart of Cowichan Valley just an hour North of Victoria, British Columbia. We have been growing vines since 1984, and have brought our experience and passion for grapes along with us!

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view listing for Olympic View Golf ClubAttractionOlympic View Golf Club

This new rolling, championship course has 2 spectacular natural rock waterfalls (beside holes 8 and 17) and views of the Olympic Mountains. Already rated in the top 40 Canadian courses, and is the only course in Western Canada Played by Tig

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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 Point No PointTravel ServicePoint No Point

Choose from 25 cabins at Point No Point Resort, all with kitchens, fireplaces and stunning ocean views. Our more rustic cabins were built in the 50s and though we have updated them for comfort. Pets on approval. Cancellation policy 14 days.

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view listing for Columbia StationTravel ServiceColumbia Station

This station (Millenium Line & Expo Line) serves downtown New Westminster, and is a transfer point between the Millenium Line and the Expo Line.

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view listing for SearsTravel ServiceSears

Sears Canada, in business since 1953, is Canada's largest single full-line retailer of general merchandise and home-related 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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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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