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Lovely walkway from Esquimalt to downtown

This is a great walk that local people love. You can access it from the Songhees area or the "blue... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
vancouver island

A beautiful walk for all seasons. In December /January sun is a definite factor. Spinnakers is a... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
Hong Kong, China
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Songhees Walkway, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is a great walk that local people love. You can access it from the Songhees area or the "blue bridge' for a long walk or by Spinakers Pub further along. It is a wooden and concrete pathway , good for strollers or wheelchairs to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

A beautiful walk for all seasons. In December /January sun is a definite factor. Spinnakers is a pub on the walk that is a definite spot to stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cankid
Reviewed December 2, 2018

We have been living in our RV at the end of the walkway while looking for a house. We walk on the Westsong daily, in the rain or sun, at all times of the day. We see ducks, geese, deer, birds, and watch the busy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LML22
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We walked this easy trail from beginning to end and then went back the same way. It is beautiful. It follows the water throughout the inner harbor and is accessed from Esquimalt. The trail is well maintained, paved with an occasional boardwalk. Ample benches line...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SleeplessInManhatten
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We walked most of this walkway from Spinnakers Restaurant to downtown via the new Johnson Road bridge. Gorgeous views of the city and Fisherman's Wharf and the cruise ships. Well worth it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank invue
Reviewed September 17, 2018

The Songhees walkway is a pretty way to spend a few hours.A grerat view of the inner harbor and downtown Victoria.Along the walk are water taxi stops in case one gets weary or wants to get to the other side of the harbor.A great pub...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Great walk along the harbour with the locals away from crowds, even nicer on pleasant weather days, but a special 45 minutes walk to west bay marina, 1.5 hr return to the inner harbour from in front of the delta hotel. See the natural grasses...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Canada713
Reviewed August 23, 2018

every good review is right on, this is such. a delightful place. great views and a calm place to be. as one who lives here its good to go to the other side of where i live.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hugz2302
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This trail goes all around from the old town to the fisherman village. It is a nice walk with views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We were staying all summer in the Esquimalt area, nice house two blocks from the water and this walkway. Absolutely stunning and fun everyday, esp. for our two dogs. Seaplanes all over, ferries, cruise ships, herons, swans!, sea otter, lovely apt. bldgs., views of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from SleeplessInManhatten | Reviewed this property |
I would guestimate the path to be about 2 miles long. At the Esquimalt terminus, there is a restroom. The walk back is just as scenic and not to be missed. Watching the float planes come in and out of the harbor is... More