Victoria Island, Canada

Victoria Island is an island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and straddles the boundary between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories of Canada. It is the eighth largest island in the world, and is Canada's second largest island.

Visitors to Victoria can experience heritage architecture, colourful gardens and traditions like afternoon tea mixed with the excitement of outdoor adventure, world-class culinary experiences and a vibrant arts and culture scene.

Things to See & Do

* Chinatown
* Willows Beach
* Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park
* Butchart Gardens
* Museums & galleries

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Oct
Currency – Canadian dollar ($) (CAD)
Language – Inuit Language (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun), English, French
Population – 1,900 approx
Land Area – 217,291 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT minus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +709

Port Location – The cruise terminal at Victoria is Ogden Point Terminal, which is located approximately ten minutes from downtown Victoria.

Travel Links - Located 30 minutes from downtown Victoria and five minutes from Sidney, Victoria International Airport (YYJ) has daily flights from Vancouver International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma Airport, as well as direct and non-stop flights from the rest of Canada and the United States. Regular float plane and helicopter service to Victoria's downtown Inner Harbour is available from Vancouver and Seattle.

Information on this Web Site has been obtained from the Cruise Companies represented. However, the cruise industry is constantly changing and should be used as a guide only. We are unable to take responsibility for incorrect information and you must confirm all details at the time of booking.