Inner Harbour
Inner Harbour
4.5
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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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  • 708Robin
    West Sussex, United Kingdom1,459 contributions
    What a beautiful downtown
    A great area to wander at your leisure. If you are here during a Saturday morning the small ferry boats do a musical ballet on the water. Great views all around, and I have never seen as many flowers as literally every lamp post has a basket of flowers hanging from it.
    Visited July 2023
    Written July 27, 2023
  • Rockiroads
    Oshawa, Canada1,269 contributions
    The sites sounds water people, views all were great.
    This was a great place to walk. Lots of stops. Small flea market. Buskers. Beautiful buildings. Sea Planes landing. Boats to look at. It will take you a long time to enjoy this whole path around the waterfront. It may surprise you as you pass a museum, parliament houses, ice cream places, water taxis. If your a walker, and like to see the sites on foot, everything about this is good.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written September 12, 2023
  • Lizsza
    30 contributions
    So much to see in the capital of Vancouver Island - Victoria
    Absolutely gorgeous town, so much to see within walking distance of the seaplane harbour. The local park is a beautiful place to wander through and then continue with a coastal walk. The historic buildings eg Parliament Building very Grand.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written October 7, 2023
  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia45,296 contributions
    Wonderful place
    The Inner Harbour is a lovey area. We took a walk all around for a couple of hours and really enjoyed the place. Full of shops, restaurants, gift and tourist type of shops and the views are absolutely wonderful.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written December 8, 2023
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia45,296 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
The Inner Harbour is a lovey area. We took a walk all around for a couple of hours and really enjoyed the place. Full of shops, restaurants, gift and tourist type of shops and the views are absolutely wonderful.
Written December 8, 2023
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Try2TravelSustainably
Hamilton, Canada277 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
A great walk. There were some vendors on the path as well. Took the taxi to the other side. A boat spa was just getting ready to open in the area as well. The tourist information area is a great place to stop for information or bathrooms.
Written October 15, 2023
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Lizsza
30 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
Absolutely gorgeous town, so much to see within walking distance of the seaplane harbour. The local park is a beautiful place to wander through and then continue with a coastal walk. The historic buildings eg Parliament Building very Grand.
Written October 7, 2023
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Rockiroads
Oshawa, Canada1,269 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
This was a great place to walk. Lots of stops. Small flea market. Buskers. Beautiful buildings. Sea Planes landing. Boats to look at. It will take you a long time to enjoy this whole path around the waterfront. It may surprise you as you pass a museum, parliament houses, ice cream places, water taxis. If your a walker, and like to see the sites on foot, everything about this is good.
Written September 12, 2023
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Joe M
Texarkana, Texas237 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
Scenic, views of Parliament Building, The Empress as well as the harbor. A definite a tourist spot. Catch a taxi, (pickle boat) observe the boats, shop a vendor, find a place to eat. visit day or night. Flowers along the harbor make for a lovely touch.
Written September 5, 2023
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Ashish D
Kolkata (Calcutta), India798 contributions
Jun 2023
The Inner Harbour at Victoria is a lovely place to hang around during your visit to this Island city. You have the parliament building, Royal BC Museum, the wharf where there are variety of food available, you can go whale watching from here and just sit down and watch the lovely sunset!
Written August 16, 2023
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708Robin
West Sussex, UK1,459 contributions
Jul 2023
A great area to wander at your leisure. If you are here during a Saturday morning the small ferry boats do a musical ballet on the water. Great views all around, and I have never seen as many flowers as literally every lamp post has a basket of flowers hanging from it.
Written July 27, 2023
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Ilnaz N
Victoria, Canada219 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
I love our evening walks by the harbor, especially in summers. This is definitely one of the most beautiful downtowns across canada!
Written July 17, 2023
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Usia2014
Calgary, Canada1,885 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
The scenery around Victoria’s Inner Harbour is amazing! We love walking around the harbour and seeing all the colours of the flowers and plants, the vendors, the boats and the beautiful historical buildings. It’s fun to take a water taxi to get a different perspective of the harbour or just to stroll around the area enjoying the views.
Written May 10, 2023
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Chuck M
Victoria, Canada80 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
Nice visual but a lot of shops now lock their doors and you have to ring to get in because of all the problems with street people and crime. We didn’t feel that safe even in the day light and were advised not to go downtown in the evening. Seems like the drug problem has spread even to this place with not a lot of control on the streets.
Written April 18, 2023
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