Colourful house boats at Fisherman

Victoria, BC


Visit the lush and beautiful oceanfront city of Victoria. The city is rich in British heritage, has the oldest Chinatown in Canada, and is home to the historic BC Parliament Buildings. You can enjoy lots of water and land activities, and taste a variety of craft beers and fresh seafood.

Known as the Garden City, Victoria is always in bloom and has one of the mildest climates in Canada—perfect for a trip any time of the year. 

Victoria map with BC Ferries routes and nearby cities on Vancouver Island

Top things to do

Explore activities

Vancouver Island Connector - Port Hardy Hotel to Victoria Hotel

If you’re travelling around the island and want to leave your vehicle behind, you can conveniently travel in comfy coach seating on an air-conditioned Vancouver Island Connector bus. The Vancouver Island Connector will pick you up from your Port Hardy hotel and drop you off at the Victoria Bus Depot. Please contact a Travel Consultant to discuss pick-up and drop-off locations. 

Learn more >


per adult

Book now

Prince of Whales - Victoria Sunset Whale Watching Tour

Board a catamaran and depart from Victoria’s scenic Inner Harbour with Prince of Whales to experience the majesty of the Salish Sea during sunset. Join this 4-hour tour to lookout for wildlife, from whales and seals, to bald eagles soaring overhead. Learn about the animals from knowledgeable marine guides and mammal experts, while you stay warm, dry and hydrated in the heated cabin.  


  • Free photo package sent out after every trip, including group & wildlife photos. 
  • Complimentary tea, coffee & hot chocolate on board. 
  • 360 degree panoramic views from a 22ft tall elevated viewing platform. 
  • Fully guided whale-watching & marine wildlife tour. 
Learn more >

per adult

Book now

Nearby cities

Aerial view of Tsehum Harbour in North Saanich near Sidney on a sunny day


Visit the seaside town of Sidney, just a few minutes down the road from Swartz Bay terminal, providing the ideal stop-off before or after you take the ferry. Go on an adventure to see local wildlife, or take a stroll in the town to check out the shops, marina and restaurants. 

Father and son swinging on a rope swing at Mystic Beach near Sooke


Drive along the Pacific Marine Circle Route (Highway 14) to the picturesque seaside town of Sooke on winding, scenic coastline roads, past beautiful beaches, rainforest and parks. Relax at one of many local beaches and parks, or take part in a variety of land or sea outdoor activities.

Aerial view of stone path through garden beside marina at Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa near Victoria

Brentwood Bay

Visit the rapidly growing village of Brentwood Bay on the Saanich Inlet, a 30-minute drive north of Victoria, to enjoy waterfront restaurants, relaxing strolls along the bay and a warm, welcoming community.  

Cowichan Bay Marina at dusk with remaing sun shining off boats on Vancouver Island British Columbia

Cowichan Bay

The waterfront fishing village of Cowichan Bay sits at the head of a beautiful and natural harbour, which is the main focal point of the town, where shops, cafés, galleries and homes float on the water. Dine out on some of the best seafood in the area, relax in waterfront cafés, or take part in a variety of water activities. 



Quality. Value. Trusted. 
Let us take the stress out of planning your next coastal BC getaway. Save when you bundle your ferry travel with hand-picked hotels and activities.

Very weak Weak Medium Strong Very strong password.strength.unsafepwd Too short Use %d - %m characters with a mix of any 3 [upper case letters, lower case letters, numbers & symbols] 8 32 Password must be more than eight characters and contain a mix of any three of the following: upper case letters, numbers and symbols. Password must be less than 32 characters and contain a mix of any three of the following: upper case letters, numbers and symbols. Enter current password Enter valid email address Password not valid Select account type Enter first name Enter last name Confirm Email Not Valid Password must be more than eight characters and contain a mix of any three of the following: upper case letters, numbers and symbols. Passwords do not match Enter valid postal/zip code Loading... Please wait... Stores loaded View schedule from View sailing status from Discover our routes from to