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If you have a car, don't miss this scenic drive

Nice to get away from the Victoria and see the houses and ocean. Great views of beach houses... read more

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Steven S
Scenic drive

This road is a nice scenic drive through the waterfront parts of Victoria and Oak Bay. There are a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed today

Nice to get away from the Victoria and see the houses and ocean. Great views of beach houses, scenic ocean views and marinas. Nice to do this on your way to Burchard Gardens

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This road is a nice scenic drive through the waterfront parts of Victoria and Oak Bay. There are a few points where it's nice to stop and have a walk around. Be aware that it can be very windy at these southern points. Give yourself...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were amazed with the views, but also amazed with the houses on the road scenic route. If you like architecture old or new this is a must do route. Some of the houses were historic and some others with spectacular gardens.

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Our flight was late in the afternoon and had nothing else to see; Victoria is not that big a city. We went driving around just to put some milage on our rental and it was worth it. We drove along the coast stopping often. One...More

4  Thank MendM
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We were coming back from the Gardens and decided to take this drive back to our condo in he city. You pass really amazing houses, marinas and other amazing sites. The views are also very pretty and it is nice to take this route vs...More

Thank indygirl14k
Reviewed July 7, 2018

From Cattle Point to Ogden Pier the ocean views overlooking Washington State's Olympic range are spectacular! There's also plenty of stops to park along the way, and you should stop at every one! Cattle Point is great for history buffs, and Clover point has those...More

3  Thank Paul U
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice drive along the coast and through very nice residential areas. There are areas to stop and park in order to enjoy the scenery, and the path is generally well marked.

1  Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We were travelling with my parents and all of us have back problems. Thankfully having come on the ferry we had a car. This is an easy route to follow with great scenery. We stopped for lunch at Sooke Harbour House's Copper room. See that...More

2  Thank ToriM
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We walked with our children on this entire stretch...took approximately 1.5 hrs...but if u have time to spare...do it...won't regret. Beautiful walk on a beautiful Victorian day...with each stretch offering a different view to the mighty Pacific ocean. The snow capped mountains on the horizon...More

Thank Pratik M
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This is a beautiful drive with nature at its best all around. The issue here is that you just can see the best views from you car, you need to plan ahead, decide upon the sites and view points that you want to stop at....More

1  Thank bajajsanjiv
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May 4, 2018|
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Response from joanie817 | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommend the scenic Marine drive from Victoria to Oak Bay which will also show you the elegNt quiet side of Victoria. Excellent restaurants are the 10 Acres Bistro or 10 Acres Kitchen for extremely fresh farm to... More
October 15, 2015|
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Response from HIstorybuff42 | Reviewed this property |
The route winds around the outside of the peninsula that has Downtown Victoria at its western end. Wonderful views across and along the Juan de Fuca Strait. Be sure to drive around the Cattle Point loop and out onto Clover... More
Judy B
September 1, 2015|
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Response from Ben L | Reviewed this property |
Get off the morning Coho ferry boat or clipper at the inner harbour and walk to the Empress Hotel for breakfast. Then go to the Royal Museum for a couple of hours. Then walk along the waterfront to Fisherman's Wharf. Have a... More