Guest Discounts

As an Ocean Island guest, you’ll get rad VIP discounts from all sorts of Victoria businesses when you book through our front desk! Check ’em out:

Whale Watching
Other Ocean Adventures
Adventures Tours / Daytrips
Equipment Rentals
Retail / Shopping


Whale Watching

As an Ocean Island guest, you’ll get rad VIP whale watching discounts! By booking through Ocean Island you can enjoy the rate of $89 (nearly 25% off the regular rate of $115) for year round whale watching, wildlife tours, and harbour tours aboard high-speed zodiacs and luxury covered motor yacht.

Want to book before you arrive? No problem!
Call us at +1-250-385-1785 or email us at


Other Ocean Adventures

Ogden Point Dive Centre

Canada’s only complete professional dive charter provider. Ocean Island guests receive 10% off rentals and Certification courses work out to less than $8 per hour! If you get certified with them you’ll get 10% off purchases and 50% off rentals.
Located at: 199 Dallas Road
More Info: 1-888-701-1177 or

3 Hour Sail

Ocean Island guests pay $60 + tax per person. Regular price is $69. A daily three hour sail around Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca on a 17 meter tall ship called Thane. Guests are welcome to bring along a picnic. Alcohol is permitted but drunkeness is frowned upon. They provide all warm and wet weather gear, coolers, ice, glasses, openers and sunscreen. The sailing times are super flexible but often either 9:00am / 2:00pm / 7:30pm. However we will need to call ahead!
Located at: Ship’s Point, in front of the Empress Hotel.
More info: (250) 885-2311 or

Victoria Kayak

If you want to explore the inner harbor by yourself, they also provide a great rental service. And lastly, most importantly, they offer Ocean Island guests a discount: Reg $74 Adults, but Ocean Island guests pay $59! any Harbour Tours!. Bring your receipt or business card to their location!

Located at: 950 Wharf Street on the Harbour Air float plane dock next to the Flying Otter Grill

More info: or 250-216-5646

Stand Up Paddle Victoria

The best Stand Up Paddle Boarding downtown Victoria BC has to offer. They offer Ocean Island guests a 20% discount!

Located at: 1234 Whart Street

More info: or 250-418-3007

Kelp Reef Adventures

Ask at the Front Desk for a coupon to get $5 off a Harbour tour! If coupons run out, bring a receipt or Ocean Island business card and you are still eligible for the discount.
Located at: Fisherman’s Wharf
More info: (250) 386-7333 or


Adventure Tours / Daytrips

CVS Cruise Victoria Tours – Butchart Gardens Bus

Ocean Island guests receive anywhere from $1 to up to $15 off retail rates when booking a tour at our front desk, depending on which the tour type.
Tickets are valid for any departure even though they may have a date/time on them. In the summer months CVS will offer direct hotel pick up service for our guests, they can also get on the tours in front of the Fairmont Empress hotel within 10 minutes of departure times.
CVS offers tours to the Butchart Gardens, Craigdarroch Castle, the Butterfly Gardens, a Deluxe City tour, and their famous Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus which stops at: Chinatown, Craigdarroch Castle, Oak Bay Village, Cook Street Village and Beacon Hill Park.
Location: on Government Sreet in front of the Empress Hotel.
More Info: 250 386 8652 or

WildPlay Element Parks (West Shore and Nanaimo)

Book your Monkido or Bunjee Jumping adventure in advance at the front desk!
West Shore: 1767 Island Highway, 250-590-7529
Nanaimo: 35 Nanaimo River Road, 250-716-7874

AdrenaLine Zipline Adventure Tours

Experience the rainforest on your professionally-guided zipline tour along 8 cables, up to 150 ft. off the ground and up to 1000 ft. in length! Guests receive a free shuttle to Sooke ($15 value).
Located at: 5128 Sooke Road (a half hour drive from downtown Victoria)
More Info: 250-642-1933 or

Victoria Skydiving Adventures Inc.

They offer tandem jumps and first jump courses. Only open Friday/Saturday/Sunday. You exit the aircraft at 10,000 feet, strapped to the tandem instructor who will activate and land your parachute. There is approximately 30 seconds of freefall, and a parachute descent from 5,000 feet. The First Jump course entails approximately 4.5 hours of ground instruction, followed by a skydive from 3,000 feet. The jump master deploys your parachute as you leave the aircraft, and you are responsible for landing.
Regular prices range from $300-$400. Ocean Island guests do not have to pay tax.
Located at: Hangar #12 on Hurricane Road, at the Victoria International Airport. Contact them on the buzzer using the buzzer on gate 470.
More Info: 250-655-4434 or

Hike Victoria

As an Ocean Island guest, receive 10% off the regular rate of $78 for the Top of Gowlland Tod Hike. This 5 hour tour is the best short hike in the Victoria area as the views are so spectacular – just remember to breathe! Mark is your guide and a professional photographer – 1 photo is included in the tour price, along with water and a snack. Morning and afternoon tours are available and we will pick you up at Ocean Island. From October 30 – November 30 experience the amazing Salmon Run Tour at Goldstream Park (10% off tour price of $60). Check our website for more details and book through the front desk for your discount.

More Info: Book through the front desk for discount.



Equipment Rentals

The Pedaler

Ocean Island guests receive 10% off all tours and a special discount on bike and equipment rentals!
719 Douglas Street
More info: 778-265-RIDE (7433) or

Cycle Treks Rentals

1-877-733-6722 / (250) 386-2277
Part of Great Pacific Adventures, Cycle Treks offers hourly, daily and package rentals of their hybrid style bicycles. They design guided or self-guided single-day or multi-day tours to suit your needs! See the front desk for more details on discounts.

Sports Rent

Bike rentals start at $12 for 2 hours – but Ocean Island guests can choose from either a free extra hour, or 10% off! Also save 10% off anything else they rent: surfboards, wetsuits, backpacks, tents, hiking and camping gear, skis, snowboards, and a wide variety of other sporting gear!
Located at: #3-1950 Government Street
More info: 250-385-7368 or

Island Rent-A-Car

Ask them about special pricing for Ocean Island guests.
Located at: 850 Johnson Street
More Info: 250-384-4881 or

Budget Car and Truck Rental

Budget has a bunch of locations around Victoria, and they have an awesomely diverse selection of cars and trucks. But the best things about Budget? You can pick up a car at one location and drop it off at another location for no additional charge. Ocean Island guests get 15% off! Ask the front desk for a coupon.
Located at: 757 Douglas Street
More Info: 250-953-5353 or

Cycle BC

Ocean Island guests get 10% off!
685 Humboldt Street


Retail / Shopping

Robinson’s Outdoor Store

Grab one of their rack cards from our brochure rack in the lobby to receive $10 off any purchase over $50.
Located at: 1307 Broad Street
More Info: 250-385-3429 or

Victoria Bead Town Design

Coupons available at the front desk for 20% off a purchase at their store. Guests can also pay $20 for a one to two hour workshop (fee includes price of bracelet), discounted from $40. Be sure to grab an Ocean Island business card to take with you.
Located at: 1317 Broad Street
More Info: 250-590-7690

Vintage Funk

Ocean Island guests receive a 20% discount on everything in-store. Make sure to bring an Ocean Island business card to show Vintage Funk.
Located at: 705 Johnson Street
More Info: 250-590-3922


Brickyard Pizza

Guests get $1 off a giant pizza slice. Be sure to tell them you’re from Ocean Island!
Located at: 702 Yates Street
More Info: 250-995-2722 or