: Victoria International Airport
: Coho Ferry - to and from Port Angeles WA
: Mt. Douglas Park
: Maude Hunters Pub
: Mt. Washington, Comox
: Mt. Douglas Golf Course
: Boston Pizza
Car: not necessary
Our vacation home is uniquely situated in the safe and vibrant University District, while having quick and easy access to downtown Victoria.
Walk over to our neighbourhood recreation center for a swim, fitness class, or use of their tennis and gym facilities. A children's play park and basketball court are less than a 5 minutes' walk away.
Several grocery stores, coffee shops (Starbucks & Tim Horton's), restaurants (Original Joe's & Boston Pizza), and a movie theater are within a 5-10 minute walk, via Tuscany Village and University Heights Shopping Centers.
For the outdoorsy types, a brief, but vigorous hike, up Mount Douglas Provincial Park will provide you with stunning views of the city and mountains. The lower side of the park offers a wild west coast beach on which to beachcomb and watch wildlife.
A few minutes drive will take you to world famous Cadboro Bay Beach and Village, where you can windsurf, kayak, paddleboard, beachcomb and shop at some local specialty stores. Cordova Bay Village, also a short drive, offers golfing, mini-golfing, and some unique shopping opportunities.
University Heights Vacation Home is within 4.5 miles of 6 Golf Courses (Victoria, Cordova Bay, Uplands, Henderson Park, Mt. Douglas, and Cedar Hill Golf Courses).
A quick and easy drive will put you in the heart of the Downtown Victoria--The Royal BC Museum, Victoria Art Gallery, China Town, Whale Watching Excursions, and Royal McPherson Theater offer cultural diversity. World-class shops, bars and restaurants round off the experience.