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Views and Houses

We were amazed with the views, but also amazed with the houses on the road scenic route. If you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vanessa P
Calgary, Canada
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Our flight was late in the afternoon and had nothing else to see; Victoria is not that big a city... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days 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 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank MendM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 8 July 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 1 July 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 28 June 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 26 June 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 24 June 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
Reviewed 21 June 2018

A visit to Victoria is not complete without a tour along the waterfront, starting in James Bay, along Dallas road, past the cruise ships, and on to a few little parks/stopping point and views beyond compare. Windsurfers and kiteboarders are great entertainment, and yes, i...More

Thank 193krisj
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the Oak Bay section of the scenic drive. Would not describe views as spectacular but certainly very scenic. There are some fine homes along the way though saw few one would call magnificent

1  Thank David G
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5 May 2018|
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Response from TerryDodds | Reviewed this property |
I'm not much of an evening person, so I can't recommend evening entertainment. If I had one restaurant near Victoria that I would go to, it would be Deep Cove Chalet--about 30 min drive from downtown--it is truly a special... More
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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
2 September 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