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Paddle’n’Go is a local Victoria SUP company, offering stand up paddle boarding (SUP) lessons, tours, and fitness classes for all levels. We love getting people into the water, connecting with nature and gaining new perspectives on the beauty of Southern Vancouver Island. Safety is a priority in every aspect of our programs. We begin by providing participants with the best gear and high-performance SUP boards. Our professional team consists of experienced SUP Instructors with a profound knowledge base. Team members are Paddle Canada certified.
Spas & Wellness
Located minutes from downtown – award-winning Sante Spa Victoria draws from the elements of nature to inspire, nurture and empower your wellbeing. Our full array of spa treatments offers endless opportunities for relaxation, discovery, renewal and spiritual awakening. Here you will experience nature’s escape through treatments that harness the therapeutic benefits of locally cultivated ingredients such as coastal sea kelp, northern clay, and lavender. Discover our signature treatments â created by and exclusive to Sante Spa. Botanical ingredients and indigenous elements are woven together to create a sensory journey that awakens one’s sense of contentment, self-awareness and wellbeing.Discover Sante Spa, Victoria’s Mountain Escape – the splendour of ancient arbutus groves amidst expansive views beckon you here – the calm embrace you experience will bring you back.
Sightseeing, Bird Watching, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Orca Spirit Adventures is Victoria’s premier whale watching company, offering carbon neutral tours led by captains and naturalists whose knowledge and passion for Vancouver Island’s marine wildlife is unequaled in the industry. April through October are the peak whale watching months and during this time we boast a greater than 95% success rate of spotting whales, including humpback whales, transient & resident orcas, minke, & gray whales! Other wildlife you may encounter include Dall’s and harbour porpoises, harbour and elephant seals, otters & marine birds such as cormorants and bald eagles. Unlucky tour? Join us again using our WHALE GUARANTEE for a complimentary tour to bring your dreams of seeing these magnificent animals to life. Choose between a covered vessel with indoor and outdoor viewing areas and the 12-passenger zodiac vessel, for the more wild at heart. For all guests we offer complimentary shuttle pick up from all hotels in downtown Victoria. Tour length is 3-hours.
Boating, Fishing, Campgrounds & RV Parks
Welcome to Vancouver Island’s premier RV resort and Marina located just 40 minutes from downtown Victoria. Enjoy the breath-taking natural beauty of the area against a backdrop of the Olympic Mountain Range and the Race Rocks Marine Reserve. Pedder Bay offers full service marina facilities including a fuel dock, three-lane boat launch ramp, boat rentals and guided fishing charters, gear rental, a tackle shop and lots more!
Fishing, Cabins & Cottages
As a family run business in operation since 1983, we welcome you to enjoy the ultimate West Coast experience. As the first fishing charter operation in Port Renfrew, we can steer fishermen onto trophy size fish and navigate hikers and sightseers through beautiful and lush rain forest. We’re pleased to welcome back 70% of our customers as returnees each year. We have five cottages with wharfage.
Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries, Wineries & Wine Tours
Cheers Cowichan offer small group day tours year round to attractions in the Cowichan Valley and beyond. We specialize in winery and craft brewery tours, but also visit all Vancouver Island attractions.Casual fine dining is available throughout the day at vineyards/restaurants. Pick up and drop off from all local marinas, B&B’s, hotels, residences,Cowichan Regional visitor centre, and Hilary’s Cheese and Wine in Cowichan Bay . Our 20, 18, and 11 passenger buses with driver and local tour guide offer varied routes.(smaller or larger vehicles available) Private transport for events:weddings, corporate, festivals, sports teams. We are Cowichan’s only resident tour company! Come with us and explore beautiful Vancouver Island! Cheers!
The Ou is a contemporary art space that hosts monthly exhibitions featuring local & international artists, live performances & an artist residency in the heart of the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island.
Sightseeing, Wineries & Wine Tours, Buses, Taxis & Shuttles
#ETWhistlerBus Vancouver Whistler Vancouver Round Trip 29.95 + Tax Easy Trips has an established reputation of excellent services, low prices and complete customer satisfaction.Based in Vancouver British Columbia, we offer our customers a superior experience from the time of the quote until the last passenger debarks the bus.
Sightseeing, Wineries & Wine Tours, Wildlife Tours
Private Sightseeing Tours on the west coast of Canada. Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria. Private tours are the way to go, Classic Cadillac Touring limos with all seats facing forward and that famous Cadillac ride. Small groups, professional talented local guides. Sightseeing, gardens and mountains, whale watching, wine tasting, Segway tours and good times.
Come aboard for a scenic seaplane flight and experience an authentic west coast way of life. Out here, this is how we travel for work, for fun and sometimes just for the view! Join us for a tour or scheduled flight today and see BC the way we do. You’ve come all the way west, the only direction left to go is up!
Salt Spring Island
Boating, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Eagle Wing Tours is Victoria BC’s premier whale and wildlife watching organization. We guarantee adventure with the most thrilling and transformative marine experiences on the Salish Sea. Eagle Wing’s 3.5 hour Salish Sea adventure takes you on a voyage of discovery through the Juan de Fuca Strait and the San Juan Islands to experience some of the West Coast’s most spectacular wildlife, whales (orca, humpback, gray, minke) and scenery. Our safe, high-performance, luxury boats provide you with a superior level of comfort to enjoy every moment of your adventure. You’ll leave as a tourist, but return with a deeper understanding and passion for this incredible ecosystem.
Attractions, Parks & Wilderness Areas
Birds of prey have always inspired awe. Sadly, they are threatened in many parts of the world. When you experience them up close, you learn that they are more than predators from the sky; they are essential to maintaining the delicate eco-balance of our planet. The Raptors offer compelling and interactive experiences with a variety of birds of prey species including eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Get closer than you ever imagined to these majestic and intelligent creatures. Flying demonstrations, hands-on encounters and educational talks offered daily (March – October). The Raptors is located in the heart of the beautiful Cowichan Valley, just 60 minutes north of Downtown Victoria and 45 minutes south of Downtown Nanaimo by car.
The Spa Magnolia is Victoria’s chic urban spa located in the heart of downtown Victoria. Merging luxury with certified organic products we offer the very best in massage, facials, body treatments and pedicures!
Unique Tourist Attraction in Victoria, British Columbia. Located in the famous Empress Hotel. Awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor! Over 85 miniaturized dioramas. Further adventures, tiny treasures and little pleasures await all who continue into Frontier Land, Fantasy Land, The Great Canadian Railway,The Fields of Glory, Space 2201, Circus World,The Enchanted Valley of Castles, Old London Town of 1670 & The World of Dollhouses. Special effects in lighting, sound and animation are added to create this miniaturized extravaganza that continues to thrill and delight the young and young at heart! Our latest and greatest creation, “King Arthur’s Camelot” is now open, adding 11 new exhibits to our existing collection.