My parents (pensioners), sister and I spent 5 nights at Worldmark Victoria. Our condo was overlooking the pool and boathouses /fishermanswharf (200 meter walk from condo). We enjoyed watching the seaplanes take take off and land. Sunny weather the entire time. The condo was nice and was more than adequate for 4 people. I used the "twin" bedroom at the back of the condo. I would have like to have a view or at least a window I could look out of. "The window" was made of glass bricks. The bed was great and I slept well. My sister had the Murphey bed in the living room and slept well. My parents enjoyed the master bedroom with a view down to the boathouses. Service was excellent, we had a minor problem with a toilet seat cracking, it didn't take more than 10 minutes after our call to reception that maintenance was at the door and fixed the problem in a freindly professional way.
We visited Fisgard lighthouse, worth visiting, well presented and informative. Take a picnic and enjoy the area and view from the top of the fort that overlooks the litghhouse.
Visited Butchart Gardens - Enjoyed the gardens that were at the beginning of the blooming season. A wheelchair was available which made my mothers day more relaxing and enjoyable. Wheelchair access to almost all parts of the gardens. :) Make sure you take a ride on the Carousell!!
I did not take out any Canadian dollars, businesses accepted USD.
"The 4 mile pub" food nothing fantastic but a nice atmosphere.
"Red fish Blue fish" on the wharf - waited one hour in line for some nice fish and chips. Coleslaw was too salty for my liking. (You have to pay cash!)
Top tip: Order a water taxi to pick you up at Fishermanswharf and take you to the docks in front of the empress. If you order a return trip at the same time you will save a dollar. So 9 dollars for a nice boat ride t/r, no hassle find a parking space, and a little harbour tour to boot! Nice! Make sure to get a belgian waffle on the dock. Yummy.
I would go back as there are many more places to explore. The condo is in a good location. Two minute drive from the Balck ball ferry terminal.