Victoria British Columbia has wonderful facilities for whatever type of recreation you may be looking for from hiking, kayaking, or biking, to tennis, golf, swimming, and much more. Please contact The Humboldt House Bed and Breakfast to customize your Victoria vacation.
Bicycling - Victoria is the known as the “Cycling Capital of Canada”. Bike shops, clubs and touring companies offer expertise, equipment and guided rides to both residents and visitors. All ferries that service Vancouver Island allow passengers to bring bicycles aboard for a small fee. Cycling in Victoria and on Vancouver Island is both a mode of transportation and a way of life. Visitors can explore the entire city or the entire Island via bicycle. Bike rentals are available from:www.cyclebc.ca or www.coastalwatersports.com.
Kayak Tours & Rentals - Ocean River Sports is a pioneer in the paddlesports industry and has become one of the most significant kayak specialty stores in North America. Ocean River proudly features some of the best Sea Kayaks, Race Kayaks, Whitewater Kayaks, Canoes and Outriggers available. Visit: www.oceanriver.com for more information on kayak and canoe rentals in Victoria BC.
Hiking - Sea-kayaking and rainforest hiking tours with naturalist guides. Traditional Coast Salish welcome ceremonies for groups and cedar-stick salmon BBQ’s featuring the cultural performances by the Le-La-La Dancers. Custom tours to Tofino and Pacific Rim National Park, Walking Holidays of Vancouver Island, Self-guided excurisons and Corporate groups. For more information regarding hiking in Victoria BC please visit: www.islandadventuretours.com.
HorseBack Riding - Ride and enjoy the beautiful scenic trails of Thetis Lake Park on safe, well-schooled horses. Before embarking on your horseback ride on the trails, riders are given a practice session with instruction to familiarize them with skills to help them have a good, safe ride. Cost starts when trail commences. For more information please visit: www.oakmeadowsridingschool.com.
Crystal Pool - 50 meter ozone swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, and fitness gym. www.city.victoria.bc.ca/common/pdfs/
YMCA/YWCA - Cardio Conditioning Centre. Keiser Strength Training, Free Weights, Apex Equipment, Gymnasium Squash and Racquetball courts, 25 metre pool, 10 metre pool.
Grand Pacific Athletic Club - 25 meter ozone swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, fitness gym, squash & raquetball courts, yoga classes & massage therapy. www.thegpac.com.
Oak Bay Recreation Center - 25 meter swimming pool, hot tub, saunas, skating rink, fitness gym, indoor tennis, curling rink.www.recreation.oakbaybc.org.
Save on Foods Memorial Arena - Public Skating.www.city.victoria.bc.ca/cityhall/pdfs/comrec_svonfo_pblcsk_inline.pdf.
The City of Victoria - Victoria offers offers many complimentary tennis courts throughout the captal region.
Please be sure to ask us about recreational activities in Victoria BC during your stay with us at the Humboldt House Bed and Breakfast. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your visit to Southern Vancouver Island.