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Old 09-11-2014, 02:56 PM   #1
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Pix of West Bay Marine Village in Victoria BC.
We were not on waterfront ( see pic 3 - on the left ). Full service $42 a night ( more on water ), including cable. WiFi extra ( although I'm on Shaw so had a free hot spot ). Showers extra.
Water pressure was very low.
Harbour ferry to downtown Victoria costs $10 and takes 20 minutes.
There are public areas with benches so you don't have to walk through somebody's campsite.
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Old 09-11-2014, 03:05 PM   #2
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One of our very favourite places , great walk around the bay to the Empress ! So wish we could be there right now !
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We stayed here after picking up the 17 two years ago. We found it nice, had a waterfront space, but we were parked between two huge motorhomes, felt like being in canyon. We used the water taxis a couple of times to hit town. Great little cafe there.
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Old 09-12-2014, 01:26 AM   #4
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Do you take the ferry to get there?
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Oh yes you do. Cost $191 ( which included $15 reservation fee ) for 34' of trailer and tow. Of course, a hotel room downtown would be $200 ( I'm guessing ). RV site almost downtown was $42. We were there three nights and then moved up island where we stayed overnight on my buddy's driveway for free. Then $156 to get home ( seniors pay half price mid-week so we saved $16 there and we didn't reserve ).
You would want to look up Black Ball which runs from Victoria to Anacortes ( I think ) for the return trip home.
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Oh yes you do. Cost $191 ( which included $15 reservation fee ) for 34' of trailer and tow. Of course, a hotel room downtown would be $200 ( I'm guessing ). RV site almost downtown was $42. We were there three nights and then moved up island where we stayed overnight on my buddy's driveway for free. Then $156 to get home ( seniors pay half price mid-week so we saved $16 there and we didn't reserve ).
You would want to look up Black Ball which runs from Victoria to Anacortes ( I think ) for the return trip home.
Pic of my trailer in my buddy's front yard. ( back yard is also water view ).
Nice buddy! Looks like fun. How old do I have to be to get the senior discount 55 or 65? I spent some time in Victoria at a horse show once we had a blast. Would like to go back.
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You would want to look up Black Ball which runs from Victoria to Anacortes ( I think ) for the return trip home.
Actually the Black Ball ferry goes from Victoria to Port Angeles, WA, which is on the Olympic Peninsula near Olympic National Park and quite a ways from Anacortes (in travel time) over on the "mainland" of Washington state.

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Nice buddy! Looks like fun. How old do I have to be to get the senior discount 55 or 65? I spent some time in Victoria at a horse show once we had a blast. Would like to go back.
Senior is 65. Seniors used to be free midweek, but now half price.
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