getting here

Thanks to technology, getting here has never been easier. Victoria is a spectacular city with activities that will enthral everyone, but as the quote goes —“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity, but in doing it.” Not only is the capital of British Columbia a beautiful spot to visit, even just getting here can be a breathtaking adventure.

AIR TRAVEL

  • Harbour Air Seaplanes
    950 Wharf Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 1T3
  • Phone: 250-384-2215
  • Toll Free: 800-665-0212
  • Fax: 250-385-2234

For scheduled flights between downtown Vancouver, downtown Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Whistler, pay Harbour Air Seaplanes a visit. Not only is Harbour Air Seaplanes the largest airline on Vancouver Island, this company is passionate about the environment and makes its flight services carbon neutral.
Newspapers, WiFi and refreshments are also provided for your own enjoyment.

  • Kenmore Air Seattle-Victoria
    1000 Wharf Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 3H9
  • Phone: 425-486-1257
  • Toll Free: 866-435-9524
  • Fax: 425-486-4774

Forget about wasting your time waiting for a ferry, Kenmore Air offers daily scheduled short flights between Seattle and Victoria’s Inner Harbour. The flights usually take around 45 minutes and are a very scenic so you might even want to bring your camera with you!
If you want to diversify your way of traveling, then try the fantastic Sea & Sky Package that Kenmore Air provides. That way, you can fly to Victoria with Kenmore Air, but take the Victoria Clipper Ferry for the return journey.

  • Air Canada
  • Phone: 888-247-2262

Serving more than 32 million customers annually and offering direct passenger service to more than 170 destinations on five continents, Air Canada is Canada’s largest airline in Canadian and Canada-U.S trans-border market.

  • Pacific Coastal Airlines
    204 -4440 Cowley Crescent
    Richmond, BC V7B 1B8
  • Toll Free: 800-663-2872
  • Fax: 604-273-6864

Pacific Coastal Airlines offers daily scheduled flights between Victoria International and Vancouver South terminal airports. South Terminal allows for quick connection to other PCA cities: Trail, Williams Lake, Comox, Campbell River, Bela Bella, Bela Coola, Anahim Lake and Masset.
The South Terminal was designed for busy travelers and features short check-in line-ups, little congestion, and parking. There are also restaurants, gift shops, taxi service and car rental services.

  • Victoria Airport Authority
    201 – 1640 Electra Boulevard
    Sidney, BC V8L 5V4
  • Phone: 250-953-7500
  • Fax: 250-953-7509

Having more than 1,5 million passengers annually, Victoria International Airport is the gateway to Vancouver Island and the 9th busiest airport in Canada.
Air Canada has 21 daily non-stop departures to Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver,while WestJet offers 12 daily departures, including Edmonton, Calgary, and Kelowna.
The can be found 25KM north of Victoria—just a short taxi ride.

  • Helijet International Incorporated
    79 Dallas Road
    Victoria, BC V8V 1A1
  • Phone: 250-376-7676
  • Toll Free: 800-665-45354
  • Fax: 250-360-2305

If you want to feel like a rock-star, then there’s no better way than taking a scenic flight with a helicopter! Looking below, you’ll see the proud Strait of Georgia and gazing upon the horizon you’ll have a majestic mountain view. There’s no better way to travel between Vancouver and Victoria.
One flight with Helijet takes around 35 minutes, and you’ll fly in the spacious Sikorsky-S76 or 23 passengers Sikrosky-S61 helicopters. The flights are scheduled non-stop and can be taken from the terminals at Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour

Bus Transportation

  • Wilson’s Transportation
    4196 Glanford Avenue
    Victoria, BC V8Z, 4B6
  • Phone: 250-475-3235
  • Toll Free: 800-567-3288
  • Fax: 250-475-2911

This family-owned transportation company has stood the test of time. The owner started this company 40 years ago with just one humble school bus in 1967.

Fast-forward 40 years, Wilson’s Transportation has charter services, rental services, commercial mechanical repairs & maintenance and offering service to Victoria and all areas around Vancouver Island.

  • Greyhound Canada
    700 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 2B3
  • Phone: 250-388-5248
  • Toll Free: 800-318-0818
  • Fax: 250-220-1078

Serving almost 1,100 locations and serving more than 6.5 million passengers each year, Greyhound Canada is the biggest intercity bus transportation company.

Greyhound Canada’s running dog logo is known worldwide. What’s isn’t known so widely is that the company also provides a myriad of services to its customers. For example, Greyhound Travel Services proudly provides charter and tour packages for conventions, schools, business and other schools at a great price!

Greyhound Courier Express provides same-day and early-next-day parcel delivery to thousands of destinations.

  • CVS Tours
    721 Government Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 1W5
  • Phone: 250-386-8652
  • Toll Free: 877-386-8652
  • Fax: 250-386-8691

For picturesque sightseeing daily trips, CVS Tours will take you to the Butterfly Gardens, on a Royal Victoria City & Castle Tour and to the renowned Butchart Gardens via Shuttle Express.

During the summer, they also offer transportation from Vancouver to Victoria + Butchart Gardens or Victoria – Butchart Gardens – Vancouver.

Equipped with Mercedes Sprinter Vans, 29 passenger mini buses and 50/56 H3-45 Prevost motor coaches, CVS tours can handle large groups of people and transport them in comfort.

Water Transportation

  • Black Ball Ferry Line
    430 Belleville Street
    Victoria, BC V8V 1W9

Come and enjoy your time in the entertaining lounge of Black Ball Ferry. All throughout the year they offer passenger and vehicle ferry service between the Victoria’s inner harbour BC and Port Angeles WA, known as the Gateway to Olympic National Park.

During the 90 minute crossing, you can spend time in the lounge and enjoy the food service and the retail shop. There are reservations and vacation packages available.

  • VICTORIA CLIPPER
    254 Belleville Street
    Victoria, BC V8V 1W9
  • Phone: 250-382-8100
  • Toll Free: 800-888-2535

Visit Victoria Clipper for a high-speed and entertaining cruise between Seattle and Victoria, BC.

Daily, all year round you can relax on a 3hr scenic cruise between downtown Seattle and the Inner Harbour of Victoria. The cruise will take you through the Puget Sound and the beautiful Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Call the number above for tour and hotel accommodations.

  • British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
    500-1321 Blanshard Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 0B7
  • Phone: 250-381-1401
  • Toll Free: 888-223-3779

Explore the mesmerizing sights of coastal British Columbia with BC Ferries. With 36 reliable ships, BC Ferry Services provides passenger and vehicle transportation service to Victoria, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, the Inside Passage, Discovery Coast and Haida Gwaii.

Make sure to bring your camera, as the surreal sights will amaze you.

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victoria weather

VICTORIA WEATHER

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Tomorrow is forecast to be Warmer than today. A few morning showers.
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Sunday 04/23 60%
High 12° / Low 6°
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Showers possible. Low 6C.
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Tomorrow 04/24 50%
High 14° / Low 7°
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Showers in the morning, then clearing with ample sunshine in the afternoon. High 14C. Winds NE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
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Tuesday 04/25 60%
High 13° / Low 8°
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Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 13C. Winds SE at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.
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Wednesday 04/26 20%
High 13° / Low 6°
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Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. High 12C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h.
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Thursday 04/27 70%
High 13° / Low 6°
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Cloudy with periods of rain. High 12C. Winds SW at 15 to 25 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
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Friday 04/28 10%
High 13° / Low 6°
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Mostly sunny skies. High 13C. Winds E at 10 to 15 km/h.
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Saturday 04/29 60%
High 13° / Low 7°
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Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 14C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
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