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Inner Harbour

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (James Bay)
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Victorian Gardens and Seaside Vistas Pedicab Tour
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Ranked #1 of 57 Attractions in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

You have to go a long way to find an inner harbour more beautiful than this one with Christmas lights on the BC Legislature building and so many other buildings around the harbour.

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Buskers and hawkers along the causeway selected by vote by by the Harbour Authority,, a public market, museums, restaurants, the Empress Hotel tours by air, water and horse carriage. Surrounding a protected and picturesque harbour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This part of Victoria is just beautiful. Grand buildings surround the harbour, busy with tourists sightseeing, or a nice area to sit and watch the activity. At night time the buildings are lit up, really lovely to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The harbour was particularly pretty at night with the Christmas lights. It was pretty windy right on the shore of course, so dress warmly. It was a great,interesting place to walk with a tourist depot , walking trail,restaurants and lots of boats coming and going.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Scenic, but overly touristy. Worth making part of a walk in the downtown area, but not a destination I'd recommend in itself. Nearby, it is worth visiting the Empress, coffee shops, restaurants and boutique stores, but avoid the obvious tourist traps!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Well I went over to the island with a friend for the weekend on Dec 6th 2014 we were part of a action for an event that happened 25 years ago today 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique in Montreal because they were women. A quarter century later we remember their names, and the many other women lost to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Looking lovely for the Holiday Season with boats all lit up and a temporary ice rink on the lawn of the Empress looks like fun..... Lovely place to stroll.

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Spring and Fall Season is nice - not to busy in the area with tourist, and weather is still nice. Liked the hotel location because there are many good restaurants in the area.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visiting the Inner Harbour will not disappoint. You will see sailboats, power boats, buskers, food carts, a car ferry, float planes and harbour ferries. Strolling the Inner Harbour is both relaxing and invigorating. Make your stroll short or as long as 4 kms. There is always something to look at.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Beautiful place. lots of wonderful scenery, friendly people and always something to do! Victoria has a charm of its own and worth seeing. Quaint, clean -- breath taking really.

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