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.

New Listings

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Updates & Stories

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Rating & Reviews

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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 Tir na Nog by The Sea BnbAccommodationTir na Nog by The Sea Bnb

Nestled among the ancient rainforest trees of East Sooke with ocean and forest views from the sunroom, living room, dining room, or from our expansive deck. Pampering with fresh cut flowers, gourmet food, candlelight, wine & evening Celtic concert

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view listing for Across The Harbour Bed & BreakfastAccommodationAcross The Harbour Bed & Breakfast

Our relaxed & contemporary marina view home, ideally situated on the quiet side of the harbour is a 5 minute car ride to downtown, or a 35 minute walk along the ocean boardwalk or a fun 10 minute seasonal harbour ferry ride.

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view listing for Carriage House B&BAccommodationCarriage House B&B

Charming Victorian-era home in quiet neighbourhood, 2 blocks from downtown and Beacon Hill Park. Private & shared baths (jacuzzi), full breakfast, served in dining room. Resident dog (no pets); CP 48 hours, less 1 night

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view listing for Chemainus Gardens Holiday ResortAccommodationChemainus Gardens Holiday Resort

hemainus Gardens Woodlands RV campsites are forested. Coin-op laundry, shower facilities and sanidump onsite. 30 amp sites available. Pets welcome on approval.

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view listing for Super 8 MotelAccommodationSuper 8 Motel

51 air conditioned units, with comp. coffee, juice, muffins. Free local calls. 7 km to Butchart Gardesn, Swartz bay ferry, and Citoria Airport. 17 km from dtn Victoria.

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Victoria Attractions

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

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view listing for Wolf Brewing Co.AttractionWolf Brewing Co.

We are locally owned and are located in the heart of Vancouver Island. Our beer is sold in bottles, growlers and kegs.

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view listing for Merridale Estate CideryAttractionMerridale Estate Cidery

Cider, Spirits, and Fortified Ciders. Made from 100% Undiluted Juice. Grown and Produced on Vancouver Island. Farm Store, Bistro and Bakery.

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view listing for Bear Mountain Golf & Country ClubAttractionBear Mountain Golf & Country Club

Bear Mountain, at the base of Mt. Finlayson, has the first of two Jack and Steve Nicklaus 18 hole courses. It features a series of panoramic city, ocean and mountain views.

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view listing for Ridge Golf Course Pro Shop & CaféAttractionRidge Golf Course Pro Shop & Café

The trees are beautiful to look at and challenging to hit from. Mt. Baker rises imperiously from the horizon, daring you to match its perfection with every shot you hit. From the Golf Shop, through 18 marvelous holes and into Bill Mattick's

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view listing for Victoria Film FestivalAttractionVictoria Film Festival

Victoria and Vancouver Island's largest film and video festival! 10 days of films, forums and fun every year! VFF aims to expose the public to ideas and lifestyles through the presentation of film, video, and new media and inspire creativity.

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Travel Services

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view listing for Sooke Harbour HouseTravel ServiceSooke Harbour House

Ocean view units with garden and waterfront terrace, jacuzzies, firepalces, romantic candlelit Norhtwest Cuisine restaurant. Near marine

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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 Dalewood Inn (Greyhound Bus Depot)Travel ServiceDalewood Inn (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 Gilmore Station Travel ServiceGilmore Station

This station (Millenium line) serves a mixed residential, light industrial neighbourhood

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view listing for 29th Avenue Station Travel Service29th Avenue Station

This station (Millenium Line & Expo Line) serves several residential neighbourhoods and Renfrew Ravine Park

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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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