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Inner Harbour

Address: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (James Bay)
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Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay
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Ranked #1 of 62 Attractions in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Bodies of Water, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking, Kayaking, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many...
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Bodies of Water, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Walking, Kayaking, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel or board a ferry for a harbor tour.
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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

There's lots happening here. Start from this spot to explore Victoria, or just plan to spend a day wandering around the harbour and enjoying what's going on.

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It was a nice and clean area to walk by the harbour. Vendor we out displaying their wares in a nice and neat way. There are restrooms and places to eat along the water.

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Calgary, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

For us one of the best places in Victoria. Great for walking, great restaurants and shopping. Great mall nearby with lots of great private stores. Do not miss Capitol Iron it is an experience you do not want to miss.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Friendly people, great sights of the parliament buildings, the grand Empress, and float planes intermittent while boats jostled to steer clear of the flight path. Seasonally warm day with some sunshine after a week of the Pineapple Express.....was a welcomed day to enjoy and unwind as we followed the inner Harbour on a 45 min stroll

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Liked everything...the scenery...the people...the activity and street vendors...the activities etc. One must come to the inner harbour at least once...you can walk along the water...well for ever if you want...

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It is a beautiful walk around the inner harbor - streeet buskers performing, food trucks , artists sketching and painting - you have all the sights. Grab an icecream and walk around the Inner harbor Not to miss while in Victoria!

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We sailed into the Inner Harbour at Victoria on the Black Ball Ferry. Entering into the Harbour and pulling into the ferry port provides a spectacular view of the Empress Hotel and the BC Parliament Building. We were in Victoria for Canada Day weekend. Each day we were there we went for a leisurely stroll along Government Street and Wharf... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We live in Calgary, Alberta and harbours are few and far between for us land lubbers. We have relatives in Victoria and indeed stay there once or twice a year (for the past 39 years). I have to say that the Inner Harbour is one of our favorite places in Victoria. It is central to the downtown core and during... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I really like the fitness facilities at the hotel. The staff are extremely friendly. The hotel is just like home . Many visitors from all over Canada stay at this hotel for several weeks.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you are going to visit Victoria, then you will want to make your way to the Inner Harbour, as it is quite central to many of Victoria's attractions. The landmark that is the Fairmont Empress Hotel has prime position overlooking he harbour, and the Legislative building and the Royal BC museum are close by. There are bus tours that... More 

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