Communities to Enjoy

The gateway to Victoria, the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island, the Saanich Peninsula offers its own unique blend of countryside and ocean-side to explore.

Explore our 7 delightful wineries, fine dining, farm markets and tours. Canada’s best boating waters also provide diving and kayaking along with great ocean views from sandy beaches.

There’s more to explore on the Peninsula.

Brentwood Bay on the west side of the Peninsula is home to world-famous Butchart Gardens and the newer Butterfly Gardens. Wineries and fine dining add to the charm of the village.

Saanichton, in the heart of the Peninsula, is the historic farming village that continues to serve as the agricultural centre of the Peninsula and boasts one of the oldest pubs in the region.

Sidney – By the Sea – is the commercial and retail centre of the Peninsula. The waterfront at the end of Beacon Avenue offers marinas, charters, kayaking, great dining choices and spectacular views.