Attractions & Activities

Sidney and the Saanich Peninsula features some of the best attractions on Vancouver Island: an award-winning aquarium, an interactive historical museum, an aviation museum, a dynamic community arts centre, an outstanding concert theatre, a seaside sculpture walk, a movie theatre, a bowling alley, whale watching, hiking and biking trails and much more! Sidney is also located a short drive from world-renowned Butchart Gardens and the Butterfly Gardens.

ArtSea Community Arts Council

9565 Fifth Street, Sidney BC

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(250) 656-7400

The ArtSea Community Arts Council (ArtSea) is a registered charitable organization with a mandate to encourage, support and promote Peninsula cultural activities. All forms of artistic...

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BC Aviation Museum

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(250) 655-3300

The British Columbia Aviation Museum Society is dedicated to preserving aircraft and artefacts. We collect, restore and display aircraft and artefacts related to the history...

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Blue Dog Kayaking

9835 Seaport Place, Sidney, BC, Canada

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(250) 710-7693

We are Passionate about Paddling & offer * INSTRUCTION * TOURS * RENTALS* Blue Dog Kayaking is an accredited Paddle Canada Course provider offering the...

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Boulders Climbing Gym

1627 Stellys Cross Road, Saanichton, Central Saanich, BC V8M 1S8, Canada

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(250) 544-0310

The Boulders Climbing Gym is a not-for-profit society in Central Saanich, BC, with the mandate of making climbing accessible for everyone, regardless of ability or...

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Friends of Shoal Harbour

Shoal Harbour

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Shoal Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary (MBS) is situated 30 km north of Victoria, British Columbia, in a protected bay near the eastern tip of Saanich...

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Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

2220 Harbour Road, Sidney, BC, Canada

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(250) 654-4000

Eagles and seabirds swirl in the skies above the Salish Sea, sheltered, islet-dotted waters teeming with seals, otters, orcas and pods of porpoises. Kayak, hike...

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Here by Cycle

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(778) 584-4373

Here by Cycle rents bicycles for casual cyclists in beautiful Sidney-by-the-Sea on the Saanich Peninsula. Our corner of Vancouver Island is the perfect place to...

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Island Cruising

9776 4th Street, Sidney, BC V8L 2Z1

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(250) 656-7070

Welcome to Island Cruising Yacht Charters, your portal to some of the finest sailing and cruising grounds in the world! Check out our catamaran fleet...

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Mary Winspear Centre

2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney BC, V8L 1W9

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(250) 656-0275

The Mary Winspear Centre is located just 5 minutes from Victoria International Airport in the picturesque waterfront community of Sidney by the Sea, on British...

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Miracle Lanes

2375 Bevan Avenue, Sidney BC V8L 4M9

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(250) 656-2431

Miracle Lanes is a family owned five-pin bowling centre located in Sidney, BC. We are the only 5-Pin Bowling Centre in Greater Victoria. Our facility also...

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Mountain Dream Productions

Mary Winspear Centre, Beacon Avenue West, Sidney, BC, Canada

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Mountain Dream Productions has been providing performing arts education to young people since 2008, and has put on many shows across Vancouver Island, both professional...

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Pacifica Paddle Sports

789 Saunders Lane, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1C5

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(250) 665-7411

Long-established paddling centre for tours, rentals, lessons and sales. We welcome all paddlers (beginner to advanced) for kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddle boarding at...

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Panorama Recreation

1885 Forest Park Drive. North Saanich, BC V8L 4A3

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(250) 656-7271

Located on the beautiful Saanich Peninsula, Panorama Recreation offers innovative facilities and quality programs and services. From a recently expanded aquatic complex, which boasts the...

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Port Sidney

9835 Seaport Place, Sidney BC V8L 4X3

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(250) 655-3711

Port Sidney Marina is a premium marina located in Sidney, British Columbia, the heart of the Gulf and San Juan Islands. Port Sidney has often...

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Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse

2487 Mt St Michael Rd, Saanichton, BC, Canada

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(250) 589-9809

Welcome! We are a family-owned orchard and ciderhouse. We grow organic cider apples and strive to produce award-winning cider. We are a small farm with...

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Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

9811 Seaport Place, Sidney BC V8L 4X3

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(250) 665-7511

We are the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea, an award-winning, not-for-profit aquarium and marine education facility. Our purpose is to introduce people of all...

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Sidney Booktown

Downtown Sidney BC

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(250) 656-2345

Canada's Only Booktown! Experience the joy of reading in our unique bookshops - all within easy walking distance of one another - and discover a great...

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Sidney Mineral World

(250) 656-0791

Mineral World is a unique experience offering a Family Adventure that suits all, regardless of age! There is an indoor adventureland with caves, filled with...

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Sidney Murals

Sidney, BC, Canada

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In the last few years of the 1990s, IceBear embarked on the creation of a number of large exterior wall graphics and murals in Victoria...

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Sidney Museum and Archives

2423 Beacon Avenue, L#3, Sidney, BC V8L 1X5

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(250) 655-6355

Take a walk through time and discover the railway station, Critchley's Store and the Barn. Fascinating special exhibits every month. Sidney Museum and Archives specializes...

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Sidney Seaside Sculpture Walk

Beacon Park, Sidney, BC, Canada

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The Sidney Seaside Sculpture Walk opened to the public in the summer of 2012. It begins in Beacon Park and continues along the waterfront walkway...

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Sidney Street Market

Beacon Ave, Sidney, BC, Canada

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(250) 655-1158

Sidney’s Street Market has been a holiday highlight on Vancouver Island for over 17 years. Every Thursday night from June - August, the Town's charming...

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Sidney Visitor Centre

2281 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC V8L 1W9

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(250) 665-7362

Sidney Visitor Information Centre is located right off of the Pat Bay Highway, across from the Mary Winspear Centre on Beacon Avenue. Dedicated volunteers staff the...

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Sidney Whale Watching

#105 - 2537 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC V8L 1Y2

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(250) 656-7599

Sidney is strategically located in the middle of the resident orca feeding grounds, you get an average of 30 minutes more “whale time” on our...

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