Premier Listings for Greater Victoria

A rare combination of rural charm and elegant sophistication, the South Island region of Vancouver Island is home to Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. The city reflects its First Nations and British history in heritage buildings and totem poles alike. The picturesque Inner Harbour and downtown core explode with colour and charm. Victoria boasts the mildest climate in Canada and embraces its natural surroundings.

Victoria was originally established in 1843 by James Douglas as a fort for the Hudson’s Bay Company. Bastion Square marks the site where a portion of the fort once stood, although all that remains now are two iron rings set into the rocks at the foot of Fort Street, next to the old Customs House.

Victoria has always had a history as a stronghold of British traditions. Double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, meticulously kept gardens, and the tradition of formal afternoon tea have contributed to the city’s long-standing reputation. However, over the past decade or so, Victoria has earned a reputation as a mecca for adventurers drawn by the limitless outdoor activities available in the city and throughout Vancouver Island, Victoria, and the Gulf Islands.

Greater Victoria’s outlying suburbs are communities within themselves, with distinct atmospheres and interesting experiences. Beyond the city limits, pristine wilderness leads the visitor to other cities and towns, threading together the island from coast to coast.

The following communities are located in Victoria:

The following communities are located on the Saanich Peninsula:

The following communities are located in the Western Communities:

Population: 326,000

Location: Greater Victoria is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, bordered to the south and west by the Strait of Juan de Fuca, which separates Vancouver Island from the United States of America (Washington State). To the east of the South Island region lie the San Juan Islands of Washington (USA) and the BC Gulf Islands, which lie in the Strait of Georgia that separates Vancouver Island from the mainland of BC and Washington.

Greater Victoria is served by air links through Victoria International Airport (YYJ), and by BC Ferries from Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal (Vancouver) on the mainland. These ferries are huge, with a capacity of approximately 450 vehicles and over 2,000 passengers – getting here is half the fun!

Other ferries connect with Anacortes, Bellingham, Port Angeles, and Seattle in Washington State:

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Premier Listings

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June Wing – Sutton Group, West Coast Realty
#103-4400 Chatterton Way Victoria BC V8X 5J2 Home Phone: 250-479-3333Home Fax: 250-721-9346Visit Website

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June has an in-depth knowledge of the Victoria real estate market and provides current and relevant information required to make sound real estate decisions when buying or selling residential and investment real estate in Victoria. Born and raised in Victoria, June has an MBA and was a chartered accountant prior to becoming a realtor in 2002.

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Geoffrey McLean, Re/Max Camosun
4440 Chatterton Way Victoria BC V8X 5J2 Home Phone: 250-744-3301Work Fax: 250-744-3904Work Phone: 1-800-663-2121Visit Website

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Geoff McLean specializes in real estate in the Greater Victoria area. His honest approach to serving his clients has earned him an excellent reputation on Vancouver Island, with numerous awards and accolades. Geoff is well connected in the industry and in the community, important details when choosing a Realtor.

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SpringTide Charters
1119 Wharf Street At Historic Bastion Square Victoria BC V8W 1T7 Home Phone: 250-384-4444Home Fax: 250-658-0779Work Phone: 1-800-470-3474Visit WebsiteVisit Blog

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SpringTide Whale Watching is family owned and operated with an office perfectly located in the heart of downtown Victoria. We have shared Vancouver Island’s marine ecosystems with visitors for over 21 years, earning a local and international reputation for excellence in Whale Watching, Eco Tours and Special Event Charters.

Get ready to explode your senses through up-close encounters with Southern Vancouver Island’s wild and unforgettable marine life and coastline. Experience the joy, excitement and wonderful memories of our whales, porpoise, seals and marine birds!

WHALE WATCH with SpringTide on the 84-passenger, 61-foot Marauder IV, or join an exhilarating excursion onboard one of our high-speed, open Zodiacs. Enjoy complimentary beverages on Marauder while listening to professional biologists provide informative narrations, or have a thrill of a lifetime with the wind in your hair on our Zodiacs.

Want another terrific experience while visiting Victoria? Then SPORTFISH year round for Salmon and Halibut on SpringTide’s 42’ Sportfisher. We are open all year, offering whale watching tours seven days a week April through October, and our Zodiac Marine Wildlife Tours November through March.

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Orca Spirit Adventures
Trip Departures: Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel – Marina Level 146 Kingston Street Victoria BC V8V 1V4 Home Phone: 250-383-8411Home Fax: 250-383-4666Work Phone: 1-888-672-6722Visit Website

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Victoria’s Original and Authentic Whale Watching Experience will stay with you for a lifetime. You’ll come to face to face with some of nature’s most spectacular creatures — orcas, humpbacks, porpoises, sea lions, seals, and bald eagles. It’s something that has to be seen to be believed.

Victoria experiences the longest season and most active whales and marine mammals in BC! Our focus is on conservation, education, safety, fun, and exhilaration. As we own and operate the spotting network which locates the whales, we have the highest whale watching success rate. Proud to be the only company using environmentally friendly engines.

Orca Spirit also offers cruises of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Victoria dinner cruises, charter wedding cruises, charter tours from Vancouver, fishing charters, and tours to Butchart Gardens. Located in the Coast Harbourside Hotel in the Inner Harbour.

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Quality Inn Waddling Dog
2476 Mount Newton Cross Road Saanichton Victoria BC V8M 2B8 Home Phone: 250-652-1146Home Fax: 250-652-4946Work Phone: 1-800-567-8466Visit Website

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The Quality Inn Waddling Dog captures the heritage flavour of Victoria, while offering all the convenience, amenities and value you’d expect from a trusted name like Quality Inn. Olde England comfort and charm at this quaint 30-room English Tudor-style hotel near Butchart Gardens, BC Ferries, Washington State Ferry and Victoria International Airport. Also enjoy our pub and restaurant at Waddling Dog Bar & Grill.

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Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites
9775 First Street Sidney BC V8L 3E1 Home Phone: 250-656-1131Home Fax: 250-656-9396Work Phone: 1-888-656-1131Visit Website

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The Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites in charming Sidney by the Sea is conveniently located at the foot of Beacon Avenue, 20 minutes from Victoria, close to Butchart Gardens, BC Ferries (Vancouver), and Victoria International Airport, and only two blocks from the Anacortes Ferry (Washington). Ten Deluxe accommodations and 26 Standard rooms and Suites. Superb ocean views from your balcony, only feet from the ocean. Spa, Waterfront Restaurant, Liquor store, Whale Watching, and Kayak and Diving Adventures are all available on site.

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Abbeymoore Manor Bed & Breakfast
1470 Rockland Avenue Victoria BC V8S 1W2 Home Phone: 250-370-1470Work Phone: 1-888-801-1811Visit Website

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Gracious Edwardian Mansion (1912) in the historic Rockland district of Victoria sits among castles, gardens and tree lined streets, 5 minutes to US ferries and all attractions. Large Suites and bedrooms, private bathrooms, jetted tubs, antique furnishings, down comforters, and a full gourmet breakfast. Off-season weekly or monthly rates available.

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Victoria Regent Waterfront Hotel & Suites
1234 Wharf Street Victoria BC V8W 3H9 Home Phone: 250-386-2211Home Fax: 250-386-2622Work Phone: 1-800-663-7472Visit Website

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Victoria Regent Waterfront Hotel & Suites is an exclusive downtown waterfront property offering luxury condominium styled penthouses and spacious suites that provide spectacular views overlooking Victoria’s picturesque inner harbour and the adjacent marinas. The Victoria Regent is amongst the most beautiful hotels in Victoria BC. We are located directly on the water, overlooking the scenic inner harbour. Step onto your balcony, and a bustling harbour with its colourful boats lies before you. Our choice location allows easy exploration of downtown Victoria’s shops, restaurants, theatres, museums and galleries. You will find that we provide unmatched luxury and service in perhaps the perfect downtown location.

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Amazing Vacation Homes
Vacation Locations: South West Vancouver Island Office Location: 2629 Otter Point Road Sooke BC V9Z 0J1 Work Phone: 1-877-374-8944Visit Website

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Amazing Vacation Homes provides a high-caliber service in property and holiday management of vacation homes and cottages in Victoria, Sooke and southwest Vancouver Island, including waterfront properties with incredible ocean and mountain views. We have homes available for wedding venues and honeymoons as well as corporate retreats and even filming locations.

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Careers and Jobs at BCjobs.ca

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BCJobs.ca enables job seekers and employers to connect with each other. Search for employment opportunities throughout BC or apply for and post BC jobs and resumes. Use the internet as a resource to find that dream job, including accounting jobs, administration jobs, construction, manufacturing, customer service, sales, marketing, financial, technical, technology, health care, tourism, retail and more… all in British Columbia.

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Sooke Harbour House
1528 Whiffen Spit Road Sooke BC V9Z 0T4 Home Phone: 250-642-3421Home Fax: 250-642-6988Work Phone: 1-800-889-9688Visit Website

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Sooke Harbour House is a luxury boutique hotel on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, featuring a spa, fine dining, and an art gallery. The 28 cozy and romantic guest rooms feature ocean views, balcony or terrace, private bath with luxurious deep soaker tub and/or misting shower, wet bar, and a wood-burning fireplace. Enjoy the live beachfront entertainment; sunbathing seals, frolicking otters, and visiting whales. Located 45 minutes from Victoria.

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Econo Lodge & Suites
101 Island Highway Victoria BC V9B 1E8 Home Phone: 250-388-7861Work Fax: 250-388-7862Work Phone: 1-800-661-4043Visit Website

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Welcome to Victoria at its most comfortable, for those who enjoy their comfort but insist on value. The Econo Lodge & Suites Victoria Hotel is perfectly located for exploring one of North’s America most popular destinations. Tucked away on Victoria’s quiet, picturesque, Gorge Waterway, our Victoria Hotel is just minutes from Downtown Victoria and Major Attractions. We also cater to corporate guests with executive amenities and meeting facilities. Amenities and services include our large, heated outdoor pool, outdoor patio overlooking the water, onsite guest laundry, and deluxe healthy continental breakfast. At the Econo Lodge & Suites Hotel we’re dedicated to making your stay in Victoria truly comfortable.

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Peter Lindsay – Re/Max
Re/Max Camosun 4440 Chatterton Way Victoria BC V8K 5J2 Home Phone: 250-744-3301Home Fax: 250-744-3904Work Phone: 1-800-663-2121Visit Website

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For a FREE RELOCATION PACKAGE on Greater Victoria and the current housing market contact Peter today. Specializing in residential, corporate and military relocation since 1987, Peter welcomes the opportunity to be of service to you in your quest to purchase or sell a new or pre-owned residential property.

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Eagle Wing Tours Whale Watching
Fisherman’s Wharf Near Pier #2 Next to Barb’s Fish And Chips Victoria BC V8W 3H9 Home Phone: 250-384-8008Work Phone: 1-800-708-9488Visit Website

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Eagle Wing Tours is proud to be Canada’s first award-winning whale-watching company to become carbon neutral and support 1% for the Planet. With more comprehensive tours, longer tour times, custom boats and experienced crew, Eagle Wing Tours’ commitment to sustainability is unsurpassed.

Explore the Salish Sea, at the centre of the world’s highest concentration of orca, with guaranteed whales, and guaranteed adventure. For travellers demanding more, Eagle Wing Tours is Trip Advisor’s top rated whale-watching experience in Victoria since 2007. As industry leaders, Eagle Wing Tours inspires the conservation of the marine environment, with a thrill!

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Cedarwood Inn & Suites
9522 Lochside Drive Sidney BC V8L 1N8 Home Phone: 250-656-5551Work Fax: 250-656-1551Work Phone: 1-877-656-5551Visit Website

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Set among award-winning gardens in a quiet, residential area of Sidney-By-The-Sea, The Cedarwood provides waterfront accommodation with a difference. We are close to the world-renowned Butchart Gardens and within walking distance to the San Juan Islands ferries. Enjoy spectacular views of the ocean, Olympic Mountains and Mount Baker. Just five blocks away, there are restaurants, cafés, banks, shops and grocery stores.

Cedarwood also boasts the unique Lasqueti Island Cottages, located on the Sidney property. These four log cabins were the original units at The Cedarwood in Sidney in 1949! Guests will enjoy the patina of naturally aged wood interiors and the views across our raised gardens to the ocean. The cottages have two TVs, an updated bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen, and one bedroom featuring a king-sized bed, with a queen-sized sofa bed in the living room.

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Inner Harbour
412 Quebec Street Victoria BC V8V 1W5 Home Phone: 250-384-5122Work Fax: 250-388-5343Work Phone: 1-888-383-2378Visit Website

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This lovely hotel is perfectly situated in downtown Victoria’s best location, at the beautiful Inner Harbour, just a short stroll from the city’s best highlights, including the majestic Parliament Buildings, the award-winning Royal BC Museum, Beacon Hill Park, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Conference Center, and major attractions, shops and restaurants. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Inner Harbour offers great value, and room rates include a delicious and complimentary full breakfast buffet for our hotel guests. Elegant rooms each have a private balcony, a separate eating area with fridge and microwave, free wi-fi, DVD player and more. Amenities include an outdoor pool (in season), indoor whirlpool, sauna, steam room, fitness area and guest laundry. Gated and underground parking is available.

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Sidney Whale Watching
#105, 2537 Beacon Avenue Sidney BC V8L 1Y2 Home Phone: 250-656-7599Work Phone: 1-888-656-7599Visit WebsiteVisit Blog

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Sidney Whale Watching offers whale watching and wildlife sightseeing Tours and charters for killer whales (Orcas), sea birds, seal colonies, and other marine life. Three to three and a half hour tours start right from Sidney’s waterfront, near the highest percentage of Orca sightings and porpoise and dolphin feeding grounds. The seas in Sidney are much calmer than Victoria or Vancouver due to it being protected by the Gulf Islands. Waterfront kayak tours, kayak rentals, and kayaking lessons. Five minutes from ferry terminals and airport, with free airport and ferry pick up.

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Accent Inns Victoria
3233 Maple Street Off Highway 17 Victoria BC V8X 4Y9 Home Phone: 250-475-7500Work Fax: 250-475-7599Work Phone: 1-800-663-0298Visit WebsiteVisit Blog

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Accent Inns Victoria is central to the most popular attractions in Victoria, conveniently located just a 5-minute drive from Victoria on Blanshard Street (Hwy 17) across from Mayfair Shopping Centre. Whether business or vacation, our comfortable accommodation is known for its 3 diamond quality and famous for its hundreds of hanging flower baskets. Pet Friendly. Free wireless. Free parking.

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Five Star Whale Watching Adventures
651 Humboldt Street Victoria BC V8W 1A6 Home Phone: 250-388-7223Home Fax: 250-388-5474Work Phone: 1-800-634-9617Visit Website

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Five Star Whale Watching helps you discover the picturesque southern Vancouver Island, Victoria, and the Gulf Islands, home to the largest population of Killer Whales (Orcas) in the world. Come aboard one of our two 40-passenger Expedition Catamarans, each of which combines comfort, speed, safety, and your choice of 3 viewing platforms. With 20 years experience watching whales we offer more that just a “point and photograph” tour.

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EMR Vacation Rentals
Vancouver Office: EMR Vacation Rentals Inc. #1118 Richards Street Vancouver BC V6B 3E6 Victoria Office: (Mailing address) #106-1016 McCallum Road Victoria BC V9B 4C6 Home Phone: 604-628-4435Home Phone: 250-483-6790Home Fax: 530-660-3079Work Phone: 1-866-800-8880Work Phone: 0-800-520-0932 UKHome Phone: 0-800-181-8907 GermanyVisit Website

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EMR is a fully licensed Travel Agency offering fully furnished vacation homes, condos, suites, and estates in Victoria, Vancouver, Tofino, Whistler, the Okanagan, and on Vancouver Island. We have a large inventory of unique properties to select from. This includes properties that feature oceanfront, beach front, breathtaking views, private hot tubs, luxurious settings and more.

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Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina
6971 West Coast Road Sooke BC V0S 1N0 Home Phone: 250-642-3236Home Fax: 250-664-7475Visit Website

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Nestled in the quaint seaside village of Sooke, just 35 minutes from Victoria, Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is the perfect year-round oceanside getaway, surrounded by the rugged natural beauty for which Vancouver Island is known. Our resort vacation rental accommodation provides all of the comforts of home, giving you plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy your own space, under the same roof as your friends and family. Fully-furnished suites have fully-equipped gourmet kitchens, electric fireplaces, private balconies, and full or partial views overlooking our private 114-slip marina and the Strait of Juan de Fuca! Indulge in year-round sport fishing, world-class golf, kayaking, whale watching, winery tours, hiking and eco-tours.

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Royal Scot Hotel & Suites
425 Quebec Street Victoria BC V8V 1W7 Home Phone: 250-388-5463Work Fax: 250-388-5452Work Phone: 1-800-663-7515Visit Website

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Make yourself at home in one of our suites or comfortable guest rooms. Conveniently located in the heart of historic Victoria, steps away from Victoria’s Inner Harbour, the Legislative Buildings, the Royal BC Museum, downtown shopping, and major attractions. Enjoy yourself in our beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, games room, or sauna and exercise room. Let us take care of all the details while you are here. Why settle for a standard hotel room when you can enjoy a spacious suite for a comparable price?

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Malahat Mountain Meadows RV Park
304 Trans Canada Hwy Malahat BC V0R 2L0 Mailing Address: Box 398 Malahat BC V0R 2L0 Home Phone: 250-478-5452Home Fax: 250-478-5422Work Phone: 1-888-478-5452Visit Website

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Malahat Mountain Meadows RV Park and Campground is located 26 kms north of Victoria near the summit of the Malahat Drive. Our quiet and natural resort offers private and scenic campsites, and 63 spacious, fully-serviced RV sites nestled amongst giant cedars and seasonal creeks – either warm and sunny or deeply shaded lots. Amenities include a heated pool, clean washrooms with hot showers, and much more.

Our goal is to make campers as comfortable as possible during their stay in the Greater Victoria area. Head south to Victoria or north to explore the beautiful Cowichan Valley and the rest of Vancouver Island beyond. Come visit Malahat Mountain Meadows RV park and campground today! Quiet and natural!

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Hotel Zed
3110 Douglas Street Victoria BC V8Z 3K4 Home Phone: 250-388-4345Home Fax: 250-388-7613Work Phone: 1-800-997-6797Visit Website

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC that is so completely awesome your mind will be blown! OK, slight exaggeration, but we swear it’s like nothing you’ve seen before: Vintage VW shuttle bus, typewriter station, vinyl listening station, media hubs in the rooms, comics in the bathroom, waterslide….

We are Rebels against the ordinary.

Unordinary amenities:

  • Free Bicycle rentals
  • Indoor/outdoor pool with waterslide
  • Hot tub & sauna
  • Media hubs in-room (allow you to share your device on a 40 inch TV)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Excellent high quality coffee in our lobby (for free!)
  • Vinyl record listening station
  • Hotel Zed postcards (use the vintage typewriter and we’ll mail them for free)
  • Comic Books in the bathrooms
  • Vintage VW shuttle bus
  • Free parking

Hotel Zed is Pet Friendly, Bike Friendly, Motorcycle Friendly

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Waterfront West Real Estate
1080 5th Street Courtenay BC V9N 1L4 Home Phone: 250-897-8781Home Fax: 250-703-2902Home Phone: 1-866-799-9378Visit Website

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Waterfront West is the first and only marketplace dedicated exclusively to buyers and sellers of waterfront and water view real estate in British Columbia. Advertising Realtors’ listings, private sales and developments, we are pioneering the market for this prime real estate. Featuring private and brokered sales, waterfront developments and a complimentary Buyers’ Club.

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Reel Obsession Sportfishing
3139 Carran Road Victoria BC V9C 2K5 Home Phone: 250-886-0315Work Phone: 1-888-855-7335Visit Website

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Reel Obsession Sport Fishing Charters offers year-round, world-class, fully guided BC salmon and halibut sport fishing charters on Vancouver Island on the west coast of British Columbia, fishing Zeballos, Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet, and Victoria. We offer a variety of charter fishing packages and are quite flexible in customizing your charter fishing experience to suit your needs. Our west coast Lodge produces great fishing all summer long.

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Canadian Adventure Rentals
12263 – 248th Street Maple Ridge BC V4R 1J5 Home Phone: 604-466-5940Work Phone: 1-855-525-5940Visit Website

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Pickup and Return:
Vancouver, BC

Self-Drive Camping Vacations in British Columbia. Canadian Adventure Rentals will help you create the ultimate outdoor adventure. All packages include a luxury sports utility vehicle (unlimited mileage) fully equipped with camping gear for one to four persons. We also provide mountain bikes, kayaks and canoes, and will reserve campsites across BC for you.

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