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Best things to do in Highlands

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Park in the freeman king visitor centre parking lot and head through the tunnel that goes undeer the road. The dried up river bed will lead the the beautiful waterfall. For the trestle follow the tunnel under the road from the parking lot and turn right just after exiting the tunnell and head up the unmarked trail which winds it's way towards the top of the waterfall. When you get to a junction turn right and keep following along to the trestle. Theres no safety railing or many marked trails so be careful and don't take the kids on this one. **DIFFICULT TRAIL***”
29 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful Old-Growth forest, just outside the city. Great walking/hiking/running trails. For the adventurous. Hike up Mt. Finlayson (not for those with a fear of heights) from this starting point.”
24 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Moderate/Hard hike with Mountain top vews of Victoria. Enjoy all of what Goldstream park has to offer at the base of this beautiful nature adventure.”
27 locals recommend
Establishment
“Beautiful world class golf course, hotels and lounges. If you don't golf, no worries. Grab a bite to eat and sit on one of their stunning patios overlooking the mountain and golf course.”
19 locals recommend
Pub
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“This pub has amazing food, a large outdoor patio to enjoy your food and beverage and is child friendly.”
15 locals recommend
Resort
“The Jack Niklaus designed 36 hole golf course is one of the Islands best. The mountain course has some beautiful views and truly unique holes which will take your breathe away. A very tough course but the views take your mind of the scorecard.”
18 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Intermediate hike, great workout, amazing views. Start in Goldstream Park which has some beautiful walking paths. Just outside of Victoria it's just a 20 minute drive away.”
8 locals recommend
Spa
“The award-winning Sante Spa draws from the elements of nature to inspire, nurture and empower your wellbeing. Our full array of spa treatments offers endless opportunities for relaxation, discovery, renewal and spiritual awakening. Here you will experience nature’s escape through treatments that harness the therapeutic benefits of locally cultivated ingredients such as coastal sea kelp, northern clay, and lavender. Discover our signature treatments – created by and exclusive to Sante Spa Victoria. Botanical ingredients and indigenous elements are woven together to create a sensory journey that awakens one’s sense of contentment, self-awareness and wellbeing.”
8 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The Masters Lounge offers the relaxed ambience you need to wind down after an extended meeting or a day outdoors. Sip a handcrafted signature cocktail or a pint of local craft beer with a light snack while you enjoy the view or the game. Enjoy the views of hole 18 and Mount Baker from the huge patio. In the winter, the Masters fireplace warms the room as live music provides the atmosphere. Summer nights on our expansive patio, complete with fire pits, is a buzz with storytelling from the day’s adventures.”
6 locals recommend
Park
“An incredibly beautiful hike overlooking Tod Inlet. Bring along water and snacks and stop along the way at all the amazing lookout points. You can join this hike in a number of locations around Greater Victoria.”
14 locals recommend
Lake
“Trail Length: 1.7 km loop Elevation Gain: 18 m Durrance Lake is a popular and easy hiking area very close to Victoria. Durrance is the most accessible of three lakes in Mount Work Park and offers visitors an enchanting forest trail along with its refreshing waters. This lake is a popular swimming hole and fishing area.”
14 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“The mountain market is a great little convenience store located near the Westin Bear Mountain Resort and Spa. It has a great range of coffee and specialty drinks as well as a create your own sandwich bar which is delicious. Theres a great little town square setup outside where you can sit and enjoy your morning coffee or lunch. It's surrounded by beautiful gardens and large amounts of hummingbirds darting around above. A great spot for breakfast or lunch and it stays open until 9pm for any small groceries you may need. Also the staff are super friendly and always enjoy a chat.”
2 locals recommend
Gym
“Paid access to public pool, hot tub, workout and fitness facilities, classes. They have punch cards that you can buy 10 at a time. Kids 12 and under are half a card and you can use the facility all day once you use your pass. Go in the morning and later that evening to sit in the hot tub! ”
3 locals recommend
Mountain
“Only a 4 minute drive from home to the start of the trail. Mount Work is one of the largest regional parks, and is the dominant hill on the horizon from many vantage points in Saanich, Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula. Moderate to challenging. ”
8 locals recommend
Cafe
“lovely Lattes, delish homemade baked goods and hand crafted sandwiches. Cuddle up by the fireplace or enjoy a fresh smoothie or wrap. Great fresh healthy choices. Friendly service a must stop”
3 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
“Get your hair done, get a mani pedi, or a massage. Great full service salon!”
1 local recommends