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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
“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.”
24local recommendations
Park
“If you are looking for a hike with a bit more difficulty, Mount Finlayson is for you! Beautiful view from the top. ”
28local recommendations
Natural Feature
“Up for a hike? Mt Finlayson is a great workout Caution its not for the faint of heart.”
26local recommendations
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.”
19local recommendations
Pub
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“This pub has amazing food, a large outdoor patio to enjoy your food and beverage and is child friendly.”
15local recommendations
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.”
18local recommendations
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.”
14local recommendations
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.”
14local recommendations
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.”
8local recommendations
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. ”
8local recommendations
Gastropub
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“This is nice spot to sit on the patio for drinks and appys on a warm evening. There is also fine dining next door at Bella's Restaurant. ”
5local recommendations
Spa
“Lovely Spa. Robes, lockers, sandals, steam room, sauna, outdoor mineral pool. Tip: Go to Costco and purchase $100 spa gift card for only $80 to use at this spa! Appointments a must. ”
7local recommendations
Route
“Beautiful 30-40min hike down to the ocean along a fairly steep trail. One of the warmer ocean swimming spots. Hike back up a circle route and pass right by a waterfall. Beautiful. Stunning. Local spot.”
5local recommendations
Park
“Gowlland Tod Provincial Park provides excellent day-use recreation opportunities for hiking, nature appreciation and picnicking. More than 25 kilometres of trails, varying in degree of difficulty, offer spectacular views, as well as the chance to view animals in their natural environment. In spring and early summer, the moss-covered rocky knolls come alive with a carpet of colourful, vibrant wildflowers.”
3local recommendations
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! ”
3local recommendations
Natural Feature
2local recommendations