Inner Harbour
Inner Harbour
4.5
Bodies of Water • Historic Walking Areas • Piers & Boardwalks
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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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Usia2014
Calgary, Canada1,874 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 10 May 2023
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Chuck M
Victoria, Canada77 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 18 April 2023
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sashakeena
Vancouver, Canada11,343 contributions
Aug 2022
Great place to see the sites & sounds in historic downtown Victoria! Take a stroll along the David Foster walkway or go see the Parliament buildings or the Museum. Lots of nice restaurants & shops if you are inclined for that that option??
Written 27 December 2022
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Tyrone E
Caulfeild, Canada4 contributions
Oct 2022
just like walking the sea wall - from the town side across the johnson street bridge towards Esquimalt.
Written 17 October 2022
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mindy b
10 contributions
Oct 2022
Meh. Picturesque spot for photos. I think its a must do, not having been in Canada before or having lived in a port city
Written 16 October 2022
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VacationsExplorer
Toronto, Canada104 contributions
Sep 2022
Really pretty area but its small Nice walk around harbor and part of main street was closed off for pedestrians only for a nice special event showcasing services offered Also there was a navy demonstration at the time Empress hotel's flowers were in full bloom
Written 26 September 2022
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Greg C
Brisbane, Australia15 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Pretty spot. Typical tourist hub. Lots of tourist shops, Irish pubs and restaurants. If you venture out of this area unfortunately you will see the results of the COVID pandemic with closed, empty shops and soany displaced people. Very sad
Written 25 September 2022
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fiamma11
Vienna, VA4,760 contributions
Jun 2022
This is a terrific area with fantastic views; a perfect place to go for a walk or grab a water taxi. Delightful for certain.
Written 19 September 2022
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andrew h
Hemel Hempstead, UK201 contributions
Sep 2022
Great walks and nicely marked out - really beautiful place to walk around. Clean safe and very nice place
Written 7 September 2022
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melvcole
Redmond, OR7 contributions
Aug 2022
We've visited over half a dozen time in 3 decades and love the harbour - always something to watch and do.
Written 23 August 2022
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