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“Quaint Little Floating Village”
Review of Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf
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US$174.23*
and up
2-Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria
Ranked #31 of 203 things to do in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
Type: Other
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Owner description: Just around the corner from Victoria's Inner Harbour, Fisherman's Wharf is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. This unique marine destination offers food kiosks, unique shops and eco-tour adventures in the heart of the working harbour. Wander down the docks with your lunch, buy seafood fresh off the boat, see moored pleasure vessels and float homes, and watch as fishing vessels unload their wares.
Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Fisherman's Wharf at Victoria is worth a visit. It's very quaint and not like anything I've ever seen before. Many boat houses and boat restaurants - all of them quaintly painted/decorated. Probably worth a 5th star but it was a very quick visit.

Thank John G
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

The area is an active wharf for fishing boats. There are several opportunities to eat or have a drink. A fairly long walk from the inner Harbor but easily accessible by water taxi. Take some time and enjoy a meal.

1  Thank Warren E
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

Kind of an adorable little village of floating houses with a cluster of carry-out restaurants. We had fish and chips (halibut!) at Barb's, and it was great. You can catch a water taxi to or from this place. There's also a pay parking lot.

1  Thank the1blackdog
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

our first night in Victoria we had dinner on the Fishermans's Wharf, we ate at The Fish Store and sat at a provided shared picnic table on the pier. Because the tables are shared we met some folks from Australia and stuck up a new friendship. Fun Time!

2  Thank Constance B
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

A good place to visit, a bohemian setting with several places to eat and great ice cream! Local harbour seals take advantage of free fresh fish fed to them by the public who buy it from the fish stall. Really surprised to see an otter, first one I've ever seen in the wild. Watched the otter catch its own supper as well.

Easy to get to either by foot or water taxi.

1  Thank Trail402
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