Mount Douglas Park, in Saanich is the largest urban forest on the Saanich Peninsula. From the top there is excellent views of Southern Vancouver Island and then down through the forest there is interesting things to see all the way to the beach. This is the view looking out onto Haro Strait.
Situated on the far west coast of Canada, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital city of the Province of British Columbia. Its benign climate (the warmest winters in Canada) and placid lifestyle make it a favorite retirement location as well as a popular tourist destination. About 400,000 people live in Victoria and adjacent communities. Click the photos to see them larger!