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Inner Harbour

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Address: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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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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Always pleasing

Walking the inner harbour is always pleasing and gives you a sense of Victoria's nicest area. We enjoy wandering it and listening to the buskers, watching boats come in and out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 12, 2016
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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Walking the inner harbour is always pleasing and gives you a sense of Victoria's nicest area. We enjoy wandering it and listening to the buskers, watching boats come in and out and just relaxing and people watching. A nice place to relax yet still enjoy hustle and bustle of the inner harbour happenings.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

We passed through the Inner Harbor repeatedly as we we going to/from the Clipper and checking out various merchants. We opted against staying in a hotel on the habor this time. The sights are always gorgeous, especially the Parlaiment Building. A nice place for an occasional walk.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Victoria's Inner Harbour is where everything starts. It is the terminus for ferry and seaplane service that bring visitors from Vancouver and Washington State. It is a place for lovers to walk hand in hand or a place for your kids to have some fun.

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Grande Cache, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

The inner harbor can be best viewed on foot ! You can upgrade your tour with a horse drawn carriage or the water bus the takes you from fisherman's wharf to china town. If you have done a daytime tour past the Empress hotel,Parliament grounds,all the way to fishermens wharf be sure to take an evening drive or stroll after... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

We had a few tips from friends about activities to look for around the harbour area of Victoria. We enjoyed people watching from the benches and the beautiful lights over the water at night. Red Fish Blue Fish is a food shack on the harbour that shouldn't be missed. It was so nice to be close to the stately legislative... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Inner Harbor is must for every visitor. Night lighting is just amazing. Don't forget your camera and tripod!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

I live in Victoria and walk the Inner Harbour at least every other day. I never get tired of it because every time is different. Lots of activity during the summer. Sometimes it gets too crowded -particularly when cruise ships are in town. Catch the buskers and the artists working down on the lower level. A real gem!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous place to visit. Just love the horse and buggy rides. The Parliament building is fabulous lit up at night and to see in the daytime too, we went to China Town, really cool stuff there. but watch the parking, one minute over your expiry time and they nail you $20.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

The inner harbour is a must see when you visit Victoria. I would recommend going both during the day and in teh evening as it does have a different character depending on when you come. The lighing at night is very suggestive

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

If you like to walk along the beach this harbor walk is for you. It is paved and runs along the inner harbor. Great views and you can stop at Fisherman's Wharf to eat lunch if you like!

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