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A unique blend of old world charm and new world experiences

Little more than 35 minutes by floatplane from Downtown Vancouver or just over 3 hours by ferry you’ll discover Vancouver Island. Choose to just visit Victoria for a few days, or hire a car and spend longer exploring more of the island. You’ll want to linger as you discover one memorable place after another.

Hotels on Vancouver Island

Essential information for Vancouver Island

Local time

Language

Flag of Canada
English

Currency

Canadian Dollar $
Official currency of Canada

Flight schedule

12h
Victoria (YYJ)
1 stop

Flight information

  • Fly with Air Canada from London Heathrow to Vancouver Airport and connect to Victoria Airport.

Do I need a visa?

Yes. If you’re arriving into or transiting through Canada by air from either the UK or another destination e.g. the USA, you’ll need an eTA.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Sea kayaking

Vancouver Island is a world renowned sea kayaking destination. Secluded beaches, coastal rainforests & thriving marine life along the shores of hundreds of sheltered inlets makes Vancouver Island a kayaker's paradise.

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