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Scenic Marine Route

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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A Nice Day Drive with Hiking Opportunities

This is a nice drive along the southern route but the northern loop is uneventful with nothing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Parkton, NC
Stunning views and neat spots to stop for tide pooling

We drove this at a leisurly pace from UVic to the Beacon Hill Park. We stopped a number of times to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Larrisa K
Penticton, Canada
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Scenic running and hiking trail along the Pacific.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice drive along the southern route but the northern loop is uneventful with nothing picturesque. The southern route offers many shore line hiking opportunities and if your a picture hound you will have plenty to shoot. Instead of driving the northern route...More

Thank DT54
Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove this at a leisurly pace from UVic to the Beacon Hill Park. We stopped a number of times to check out the tide pools and even play one of the pianos set out for the public to play. This scenic route never disappoints.

Thank Larrisa K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great route to drive or walk. It is windy and beautiful. Sunny days are sublime and dark cloudy or stormy days are moody and intense. it is wonderful!

Thank SaNaka13
Reviewed 5 days ago

Before having supper had a nice ride around the scenic marine route plus walked along the waterfront trail. Great before heading for dinner.

Thank Farmazone
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was born and raised in this city and I love it. So many great places. Love to just go for drives. Enjoy the memories. This is one of my drives.

Thank RainEsplen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to walk and enjoy the wind, sun and view of the ocean with mountains in the background. Also you can see lots of different types of boats

1  Thank Rob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SO blessed to live here....this is a stunning, picturesque waterfront drive. Cannot do it often enough.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Victoria has it all. I wish we lived there. It's super clean and friendly with lots of great scenery, restaurants and maritime activity

1  Thank Annie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had planned to do the Eastern Marine Drive but took the advice offered and changed to the Pacific Marine Drive. It was quite enjoyable, but you will only be getting the occasional view of the ocean. East Sook would be a nice place to...More

6  Thank C1556WNsandran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful drive! Ocean on one side and lovely homes on the other. Not a raceway either. We were able to drive casually enough to actually see some things.

1  Thank Chris K
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16 October 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
2 September 2015|
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Response from sashakeena | Reviewed this property |
Investigate into Hop-on-Hop off bus tour setup in the Inner Harbour area.
19 August 2015|
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Response from olderthandirt42 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, we never rented the bikes, so really cannot tell you