Fun for the entire family!
Just around the corner from Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Fisherman’s Wharf is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. This unique marine destination offers food kiosks, unique shops and eco-tour adventures amongst fishing vessels, pleasure boats with live-aboard residents, float homes and commercial businesses.
The eastern end of Fisherman’s Wharf is populated largely by float homes. The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority has set aside 33 berths designated for floating residences. Respect for personal property and the privacy of the float home customers is critical to the enjoyment of the space. Visit the Fisherman’s Wharf Float Homes page to learn more.
Fisherman’s Wharf is a unique marine destination with a distinct flavour. Working fishing vessels, pleasure boats with live-aboard residents, float homes and commercial businesses are all moored at the docks. The wharf is a great destination for those seeking fresh fish or seafood.
Eat, shop and explore at Fisherman’s Wharf
From ocean activities to dining experiences and unique gifts, Fisherman’s Wharf is the place to be. Listed below are the experiences waiting for you to discover.
Iconic Barb’s Fish & Chips has been serving up delicious fresh seafood for over 39 years.
Enjoy locally caught B.C. halibut with a crunchy crust served with golden fries, crisp coleslaw and tangy house-made tartar sauce. Generations have fallen in love with our world-famous Fish & Chips, but Barb’s friendly team also dishes up towering house-made burgers, legendary seafood chowder, plus local Fanny Bay oysters, clams and Salt Spring mussels all soaked in butter.
Barb’s features open-air picnic tables and a pickup window if you’d like to enjoy takeout at one of the nearby parks.
Jackson’s Ice Cream is Victoria’s famous floating ice cream store, serving locals and tourists with a smile since 2006.
Jackson’s Ice Cream carries 16 flavours of scooped ice cream, a non-dairy gelato sorbet and three flavours of soft ice cream. All products are locally made. Jackson’s is open from 11 am until dark throughout spring and summer. See you on the docks at Fisherman’s Wharf!
Since 2019 Pirate Pizza Co. has served up some of “Victoria’s Best Pizza” and coldest beverages at “Fisherman’s Wharf!” Pirate Pizza Co. is a proud supporter of local suppliers, with fresh ingredients, some right from the Sea, unique recipes, local sodas and licensed beverage. We have perfected our New York-style thin-crust dough recipe and sauces. Swing by and try one of our 12 artisan pizzas, salads, Greek-style pitas, chicken wings or wedge fries with your friends, family and fido! Dogs must be leashed and attended to at all times.
Puerto Vallarta Amigos is situated in Victoria’s Harbour, this bustling floating village is full of life. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the flavours of our authentic Mexican food with a cold beverage. Enjoy our seafood specials down on the dock to the sounds of the ocean. We have something for everyone, no matter the weather. Don’t forget to try our famous Baja-style fish tacos!
Sweets is the striped floating mini donut shop you can’t miss when you visit Fisherman’s Wharf. Our donuts are the best mini donuts anywhere, made fresh and on-site. Sold in a baker’s dozen, we include an extra donut for inflation. Sweets’ menu includes cotton candy, rainbow lollipops and cold drinks. Everything to satisfy sweet cravings. Open every day from noon until the Wharf quiets down at the end of the day. See you soon!
Shops & Boutiques
4 Winds Nest Artisans Boutique is a locally owned and operated gift store. Discover one-of-a-kind crafts: locally and Canadian-made jewellery, pottery, glass, wood crafts, handmade organic soaps, gourmet jams and sea salts. We also offer a large selection of the best quality authentic French table linens imported directly from Provence, France.
Kelp Reef Adventures is a family-owned and operated kayak tour company offering guided kayak tours of the scenic Victoria harbour and the straits of Juan de Fuca. Join us on an adventure where you will learn kayak basics, the local history of Victoria harbour and the wildlife you may see on your tour. One of our favourite spots is the local harbour seal rookery, where mother seals raise their young in the summer months. We offer a variety of tour lengths and can typically design each tour to work with your kayaking abilities.
Check out our website today to book your tour. Let’s get you out paddling.
Happy People on Happy Boats!
Victoria’s only water taxi service, Victoria Harbour Ferry invites you and your friends and family to board one of our iconic pickle boats and set sail to visit some of Victoria’s unique local shopping destinations and dining experiences. With a summer kiosk at Fisherman’s Wharf and a year-round kiosk at The Empress dock, you can travel by water taxi or enjoy a guided tour with our charming and knowledgeable Captains experiencing the bustle of the inner harbour and exploring its upper reaches to learn about our city’s past and present.
Victoria Harbour Ferry provides a front-row seat for the stunning beauty of Victoria’s harbour waterways and a unique perspective on B.C.’s capital city. With a fleet of 17 vessels, Victoria Harbour Ferry has safely moved people around the harbour for 33 years. Check out our free Water Ballet performances on weekends during the summer. Join us for fun on the water and see the city through a different lens.
Water Taxi: Call 250-514-9794 to book!
Harbour Tours: Book on line at Victoriaharbourferry.com or call: 250.708.0201
Fisherman’s Wharf is located just around the corner from Victoria’s Inner Harbour or just a 10 minute walk from The Breakwater District at Ogden Point cruise ship terminal. Enter off St. Lawrence Street or Dallas Road.
- Walk: Take a 15-minute scenic walk from the Inner Harbour
- Bus: Check BC Transit for further info on routes.
- Bike: Bike racks available
- Drive: Paid parking is available
- By Victoria Harbour Ferry
There is currently no transient moorage available at Fisherman’s Wharf.