Inner Harbour

Inner Harbour, Victoria: Address, Phone Number, Inner Harbour Reviews: 4.5/5

Inner Harbour
4.5
Bodies of Water • Historic Walking Areas • Piers & Boardwalks
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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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Annie H
10 contributions
Dec 2021
A beautiful area to walk around and enjoy the water view, the shops and cafes and restaurants. At night in the winter the lights decorating the buildings is so pretty. Dress warmly.
Written December 28, 2021
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kim buay p
Singapore, Singapore11,007 contributions
Dec 2021
I did a guided live-stream tour by Elizabeth from Heygo. She started her walk near the Fisherman's Wharf Park taking us along David Foster Way. She gave us many lovely postcard shots of the inner harbour area with the twinkling lights. Victoria is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. As we walked past the statue of a young Queen Victoria, we learned that this city is named for Queen Victoria.
We saw two famous landmarks namely the Parliament Buildings completed in 1897 and the Empress hotel which was opened in 1908. Both buildings are lighted up in an outstanding way, making it hard to miss. Elizabeth also mentioned the iconic high tea at Empress Hotel. It was a great walk with Elizabeth and I wished that I was actually walking there.
Written December 4, 2021
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Professional-Pilgrim
Alberta, Canada1,382 contributions
Nov 2021
Not terribly large, but still full of boats and the occasional ferry from Washington State. Lots of sailboats and whale-watching zodiacs. Beautiful on a sunny day. The Legislature was illuminated at night in November. Not sure if this is a year-round thing.
Written December 3, 2021
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Bkbak
Tempe, AZ1,286 contributions
Oct 2021
This is such a beautiful harbour framed by some of Victoria's finest buildings and sights. Make sure to watch the Pickle Boat Ballet. We were fortunate enough to be there right when it was starting. It's a hoot. There are great restaurants settle around it and of course The Empress Hotel, and the Legislature Buildings. It's wonderfully picturesque. The fantastic Victoria Visitor Center is right on the harbour too.
Written October 23, 2021
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naD
Red Deer, Canada10 contributions
Oct 2021
Everything you need for a great 3 or 4 day mini-vacation is within walking distance around the Inner Harbour. You do not need to rent a car. Of course you need to walk the harbour paths in the morning with a coffee, in the afternoon for the hustle and bustle, and late in the evening for a romantic stroll. It does not get tired.
There are so many attractions, restaurants, pubs, museums, hotels, and sights.
Written October 10, 2021
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fcan
Quincy, MA96 contributions
Sep 2021
This area is a lovely place to walk around, day and night. We always felt safe in the area, as it is always busy.
Written September 29, 2021
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sashakeena
Vancouver, Canada11,271 contributions
Sep 2021
Great Place for a stroll along the waterfront & Inner harbour! Central starting point to see the downtown Victoria area. Must see, however it is quiet during the off season, especially during COVID times! (sad to see)
Written September 18, 2021
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dandjmcgrath
Ottawa, Ontario58 contributions
Sep 2021
Victoria Harbour is one of my favourite places in Victoria to take a walk and enjoy the scenery. We were there early September after the summer busy season. That combined with Covid it was fairly quiet and there was only a couple of stalls - usually it is packed with both people and stalls. The peace and quiet was nice being able to take pictures without people in them.
Written September 17, 2021
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Manbyk
Minnesota623 contributions
Sep 2021
The Inner Harbor is a wonderful place to explore simply admiring the beauty of Victoria. On one end is a famous Red Fish Blue Fish for a wonderful meal. To truly take it all in including a bite to eat, allow yourself 2 hours.
Written September 17, 2021
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BobAndLynn
Kitchener, Canada21 contributions
Sep 2021
The Inner Harbour is a must see. Some days there are vendors and lots of activity. It’s very clean and very well appointed.
Written September 17, 2021
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