Featured Sites

Featured locations

Image shows the Wooden Shoe store front. In front of the store is a statue of a blue Beemster cow.

The Wooden Shoe Deli is a Dutch specialty store located in the heart of Quadra Village. The store has served the Dutch community and others in Victoria and on southern Vancouver Island for over 50 years. 

 

Location type: Culture and society

The Colwood Garden Society was created in 2014 and operates with the full support of the City of Colwood who donated the land at Colwood City Hall.

Location type: Community Garden

In 1996 the Chinese Cemetery at Harling Point was designated a National Historic Site by the Government of Canada. At the Qingming or Ching Ming festival, descendants of families buried in the Chinese Cemetery still visit to burn incense, leave offerings of food and pretend paper...

Location type: Cemetery

This small park offers stunning ocean views from the highest point of land (66m) on the south coast of Vancouver Island, and rocky knolls from which to appreciate them. The sunset views over downtown Victoria and the distant Sooke Hills are particularly spectacular.

Location type: Scenic Vista

Explore locations by category

You can explore locations that belong to a particular category by clicking on the icons below. Hover over the icon to learn what it signifies.

Culture and society locations

Nature locations

Newcomers locations

Sustainable living locations