Upper Harbour District Victoria, BC

Our Upper Harbour district, an up and coming neighbourhood in Victoria, is quickly becoming an adored tourist destination, not only for its many attractions, local breweries, and the Gorge Waterway, but for its ambiance and charm. It is a lively area that offers recreational fun and outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike. The Selkirk Waterfront promenade thrives daily and is just steps away from restaurants, cafes, pubs, and water taxis.

You can get around the area by taxi, the Victoria transit system, on foot or by renting one of our bikes. if you are craving a road trip, vancouver island’s up and coming upper harbour district is a must!

Our Neighbourhood

Victoria neighbourhoods are unique and full of rich history. The Days Inn Victoria Uptown is in a prime location, surrounded by popular points of interest, attractions and popular spots for shopping. victoria’s upper harbour district also offers top entertainment hot spots, amazing historical experiences, and a variety of scenic views.

Stop by the national historic site, the 1855 Craigflower Manor and Schoolhouse and see a reenactment of the victorian age when you’re here or take a bike ride along victoria’s Galloping Goose Trail. learn about the ‘gorge’ and its historic community where hudson bay employees once worked off their contracts, purchased land and settled.

Visit Esquimalt Gorge Park, located on the historic Gorge Waterway, which was built in 1905 as BC Electric Gorge Park and was also home to the first Japanese Tea Garden in North America. You’ll find rose gardens, lush lawns, rolling landscapes, heritage trees and picnic areas to enjoy.

Attend an international boat festival, dragon boating events or go canoeing, boating, and kayaking at Gorge Waterway, a narrow tidal inlet that connects the Portage Inlet to Victoria Harbour. It used to be a place for national swimming competitions and a spiritual place for First Nations.

Craft Brewery District

When it comes to unique craft beer, Victoria is the place to visit. The city is home to many microbreweries that have handcrafted their own refreshing and delicious beer brands. We have come up with a fun and easy walking tour that you can start from our hotel steps. It will take you to top breweries such as Hoyne Brewing, Vancouver Island Brewing, Philips Brewery, and the Driftwood Brewery. check it out here.

If you’re looking for places to see in Victoria or things to do in Victoria, take a moment to visit our attractions page for ideas on what to visit during your stay with us. we look forward to welcoming you to our hotel soon!

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