Not having to worry about parking in the city is a major bonus. And when you’re staying with us, you can chill out knowing that your ride is safe from the city’s parking enforcement officers, in our parking lot! Ocean Island’s Parking Lot   We have limited parking available in the lot behind our building…

From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal and Victoria Airport View Larger Map Driving from Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal Take Highway 17 (Blanshard St) to Pandora Ave. (About a 45 minute drive, depending on traffic.) Busing from Victoria Airport Take the YYJ Airport Shuttle bus directly to the hostel, please see http://www.yyjairportshuttle.com/ for fares & reservations. or Take either the…

Victoria’s a small city that’s got it all: historic architecture,oceanside charm, nightlife, great dining, shopping, and beautiful natural surroundings. There’s something for everyone regardless of your interests, but here are some highlights to get you started. Day 1: Are you the touristy type? Never been to Victoria? Only have a couple of days? Don’t worry,…

You know how hard is it to get together with most of your co-workers for a weekend? Since everyone has different schedules, life styles and chores to do… luckily most of the Ocean Island crew made it for a night camping trip, and guess what? It was epic!