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Address: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Activities: Walking, Kayaking, City walk sightseeing
Description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist...
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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Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay

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We walk this Inner Harbour area several times a week and were lucky to experience this years Swiftsure Yacht race experince. The action around the area was exciting and lively! We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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506 reviews 506 reviews
211 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We walk this Inner Harbour area several times a week and were lucky to experience this years Swiftsure Yacht race experince. The action around the area was exciting and lively! We also had access onto HMCS Oriole, which was a great experience!

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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area with lots of activity. See the gardens at the Empress Hotel and the parliament buildings, then go to the B.C. Museum.

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Victoria, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This "attraction" just never gets old. Anyone at anytime can enjoy a walk along this beautiful harbour. Of course, this is the thing you must do when visiting Victoria.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The inner harbour curves lazily around some of the jewels in Victoria's crown....it laps against the The Empress and Parliament House and by both day and night it is beautiful. It seems that all roads lead to the Inner Harbour. The boats, yachts, skiffs, ferries, kayaks, paddle boards and cruise lines, the sea planes, the buses, the bikes and scooters,... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I love to walk up and down the Harbor. Sometimes there are shows, sometimes protests, sometimes just good people watching

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Victoria, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Victoria’s Inner Harbour is an incredible place to discover. It’s surrounded by the Fairmont Impress Hotel, British Columbia Legislature Building, and the Royal British Columbia Museum which are only steps away. If this isn’t enough, there are unique local Food Venders, Entertainers and Booths that line the Inner Harbour pathway. There are so many it will make your head spins... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Victoria's harbour has really nice atmosphere. It wasn't overcrowded with tourists. There are lot of great trips you can take from the harbour. THere are a few nice restaurants. Buskers walk around. Musicians playing on the path were fantastic. There are water taxis you can take. I took the Harbour - Gorge tour for an hour, which was very nice... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Whale watching tours and harbour tours are readil available. Some great restaurants overlooking the harbour along with the impressive Empress Hotel and BC Legislature buildings. Also has a great selection of artits and entertainers along the lower walkway in the Inner Harbour, (in front of the Empress Hotel)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

In 1990 in the fall my wife and I enjoyed our honeymoon and the inner harbor immensely. Taking the ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria was a treat and the whole experience on the island was truly special, romantic and an idyllic setting:))

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Puyallup, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This has changed quite a bit since I was here last. Now there's vendors all around the walkway for food, beverages, native peoples crafts, caricatures, and other items. The seaplanes are fun to watch. You can see things going on at the parliament building as well as on boats and the small ferry ballet, the empress as well. The information... More 

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