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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.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
James Bay
+1 250-388-7223
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Reviewed today

So loved Victoria, do the whale watching, fabulous. get a 5CAD day bus ticket, great way to get around!

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Reviewed yesterday

On a sunny, warm day, there is nothing more fun and relaxing as spending time just sitting on a bench overlooking the water, and eating an ice-cream cone or some fish and chips -- we love the Inner Harbour!

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Reviewed yesterday

Thoroughly enjoyed walking around the harbor area. We were treated to a performance by a busker and finished with a drink and appetizer in an outdoor patio- delightful!

Thank DebM3005
Reviewed 2 days ago

You cannot beat a walk of the Victoria inner harbour with the plans coming in and out the the whale watching boat all around. Lots of characters as well. Very clean and safe.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Inner Harbour has a unique feeling and really lets you feel you're traveling to a special area. There is a mix of being on the ocean and old world British. I so love this area and think it is worth staying in the Inner...More

Thank cocorover
Reviewed 3 days ago

The inner harbor is a must see when in Victoria.You can sit and watch the water,boats,people,various artists with their wares.It is just a very relaxing place to visit.The Empress is across the street,as well as Imax and the parliament buildings.Just a lot to see wih...More

Thank gooilersLeduc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This harbour is one of the prettiest places in Canada!!! It is a busy working harbour. There are ferry tug boats to move you around d the harbour for a different view. I have travelled lots and never found a harbours as lovely as this...More

Thank Shannan J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved being so close to the Inner Harbour in this beautiful city. Flowers everywhere even hanging from light posts on every corner. Took ferry from Vancouver right into Inner a Harbour and hotel was within walking distance. Great restaurants everywhere and pubs to enjoy fresh...More

Thank kp122
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took the ferry from Seattle to Victoria, and spent the night there, returning by ferry the next day. We visited Butchart Gardens while we were there and were really wowed by the beauty of the sunken garden, and the Japanese garden, in particular. The city...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The view from the inner harbour has the provincial capital buildings, the Empress and all the hustle of the harbour to boast. It is easy to have a great visit to Victoria and never get farther away than 100 meters from the harbour. Lots of...More

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Ron B
September 8, 2018|
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Response from Francina D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know. Victoria harbour tourist info would know.
Ivo V
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Jason B | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you got your answer. Oak Bay hosts a market once a month on Wednesday evenings and Sidney hosts one also on Thursdays which can be googled also. Not related to your question but I wanted to share
Beth G
August 29, 2016|
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Response from Dave S | Reviewed this property |
inspiredwireart I found her. She is Karen Allan