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Mile 0 - Beacon Hill - City of Victoria, BC
Beacon Hill is on the Pacific Ocean's Juan de Fuca Strait. This is the most westerly point of the Trans Canada Highway The highway passes through the city of Victoria, BC north to the city of Nanaimo, BC. - Attractions in and around Victoria, BC - The Tall Ships Festival - Swiftsure International Yacht Race - Inner Harbour Walkways - Beacon Hill Park - Royal British Columbia Museum - The National Geographic Theatre - Craigdarroch Castle - Crystal Pool - Art Gallery of Greater Victoria - Government House - Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary - Hatley Castle & Hatley Park Museum - Goldstream Provincial Park - Fort Rodd Hill - The Lookout at Mount Tolmie - Mount Douglas Park - The Maritime Museum of British Columbia - Butchart Gardens - The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.
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Provincial Roadside Highway Turnout - Rest Area
Roadside Highway Turnout Rest Area toilets, picnic tables.
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1.2
Southgate Street
Access to highway #17 north to North Saanich and the B. C. Ferry terminal at Swartz Bay. Ferries to Tsawwassen, Greater Vancouver, the Gulf Islands. NOTE: For highway travel via British Columbia Highway #17 - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide BC Highway #17 - Swartz Bay, BC. North Saanich, BC to city of Victoria, BC

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Bellville Street - Photo - Victoria's Waterfront Tourist Area
West to the Royal British Columbia Museum, Royal London Wax Museum, Victoria Harbour tourist attractions. Access to United States / Canada Customs. Ferries to United States.
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2.1
Victoria's downtown core

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4.7
South Boundry Municipality of Saanich, BC

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4.8
Cloverdale Ave
Access to highway #17 ferries to Greater Vancouver.
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McKenzie Ave (north side highway) Admirals Road (south side highway)
North to Swartz Bay, Central Saanich, Sydney, North Saanich, ferries to Vancouver. South to community of Esquimalt.
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9.8
Exit #8
South to community of View Royal.
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16.0
Junction of Highway # 14
Community of Langford, BC. West to the communities of Sooke, BC, Jordan River, BC, Port Renfrew, BC: Highway access to The West Coast Trail; The West Coast Trail, features include sand beaches, an island archipelago, old-growth coastal temperate rainforest, and significant archaeological sites. The West Coast Trail is located on the southern west coast of Vancouver Island, BC Canada and stretches 77 kilometers from Port Renfrew on the south end to Bamfield on the north end. - NOTE: For highway travel via British Columbia Highway #14 - See Milebymile.com - Road Map Highway Travel Guide - BC Highway #14 City of greater Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, BC for highway driving directions.

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Spencer Road
Fuel, services at highway.
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Access to Goldstream Provincial Park
East of highway. A few of the attractions that draw visitors to Goldstream Provincial Park are majestic waterfalls, birds, massive trees, a meandering river that meets the sea, and fascinating fish. This park offers 163 vehicle accessible campsites in a forest setting. Campsite reservations are accepted and first-come, first-served sites are also available. Goldstream Park is open all-year round, however facilities are limited. A fee is in place for winter camping.
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19.3
View from highway
Driving north on the Trans Canada Highway
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21.7
Access to Goldstream Provincial Park
East of highway.
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22.0
Roadside Highway Turnout
East side of highway, gravel turnout.
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26.8
U Turn Route
East side of highway.
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29.2
U Turn Route

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29.4
Victoria West Koa Campground
West side of highway.
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33.1
Roadside highway turnout
East side of highway. No services, gravel
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33.7
Roadside Highway Turnout - Viewpiont
Paved, toilets, picnic tables.
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36.8
Roadside Highway Turnout - Viewpoint
East side of highway
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36.8
Looking east from viewpoint at the Saanich Peninsula
Driving north on the Trans Canada Highway
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40.0
Mill Bay Road
Access to the Brentwood Ferry, Saanich Peninsula
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40.0
Access to Bamberton Provincial Park
East on Mill Bay Road. Bamberton Provincial Park offers 50 vehicle-accessible campsites, nestled amongst a mixed woodland forest. Campsites may be reserved, but sites on a firt-come, first-served basis are also available. Of particular interest in this park, fronting the west side of Saanich Inlet, are several arbutus trees. These trees have thick, leathery green leaves, reddish trunks, and peeling bark. Canada's only broadleaf evergreen, the arbutus, is found only on Vancouver Island and the lower coast of mainland British Columbia.
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View from highway
Driving north on the Trans Canada Highway.
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44.8
Deloume Road
Access to community of Mill Bay. Services, fuel
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Shawnigan Mill Bay Road
West to Shawnigan Lake resort area, 14 kms
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Beehive Campground
West of highway
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Chapman Road
Access to Ruby's Campground
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Fisher Sreet
U Turn Route
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63.0
City of Duncan
All services. Attractions in and around Duncan, BC: Cowichan Valley Museum and Archives - BC Forest Discovery Centre - World's Largest Hockey Stick - Somenos Marsh Bird Sanctuary - The Cowichan Theatre.
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Cornation Ave
Visitor Information Centre, east side of highway.
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Roadside Highway Turnout - Wildlife viewing area
East side of highway
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B. C. Forest Discovery Centre
East side of highway
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Junction of Highway # 18 ( The Cowichan Highway )
Services at highway. West to communities of Lake Cowichan, BC, Youbou, BC, Honeymoon Bay, BC. - NOTE: For highway travel west via British Columbia Highway #18 - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide BC Highway #18 - City of Duncan, BC to communities of Lake Cowichan & Youbou, BC for highway driving directions.

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Point of Interest
South boundry of municipality of North Cowichan
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Truck Inspection Weigh Scales
East side of highway
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73.5
Point of Interest
Crossing Borsall Creek
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74.1
Whitehouse Bed and Breakfast
East side of highway
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76.5
Access to Salt Spring Island Ferry, BC
East to ferry terminal 6 kms. East to community of Crofton, BC. Access to visitor information from highway. Attractions on Salt Spring Island, BC - Saturday Market - Farmer's Market - Akerman Museum - Graffiti Theatre Company - Festival of the Arts - Fulford Days - Fall Fair - ArtSpring Theatre - Akerman Museum - Mount Maxwell Provincial Park (day use park) - Ruckle Provincial Park - Wallace Marine Provincial Park - ArtSpring Summer Music Festival - Salt Spring Fall Fair - The Salt Spring Island Apple Festival - Grape Harvest Ball.
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Chemainus River Campground
West side of highway
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Country Maples R V Resort
West side of highway
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Community of Chemainus, BC
Chemainus is famous for its town murals. Attractions in and around Chemainus, BC. - Chemainus Valley Museum - Chemainus World Famous Murals - Sa-Cinn Native Enterprises - Oakleaf Gallery - HaresEnd Art Studio - Daniel Cline Sculpture Studio.
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Garden Road
Chemainus Gardens Campground, east of highway
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View from highway
Driving north on the Trans Canada Highway.
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Campers Corner R V Park Campground
East side of highway.
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U Turn Route

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89.8
Point of Interest
Southern Boundry of the community of Ladysmith
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91.0
Services at highway
West side of highway
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Community of Ladysmith - Roberts Street (east) Transfer Beach Blvd. (west)
Town Center. Visitor Information 200 mtrs west of highway.
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Services at highway
Fuel, east side of highway.
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Access to communities of Yellow Point, Cedar
Access from highway
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City of Nanaimo, BC - 'Bathtub Capital of the World'
South corporate Limits. Attractions in and around Nanaimo, BC: - The Hudson's Bay Bastion - Fisherman's Wharf - Georgia Park - Newcastle Island - Nanaimo Marine Festival & Bathtub Race - Morrell Nature Sanctuary - Vancouver Island Military Museum - Nanaimo District Museum - Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park - Crescent Moon Gallery Hill's Native Art.
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Nanaimo Air Terminal
East side of highway.
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Services at highway
West side of highway.
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Rest Area - Roadside Highway Turnout
East side of higfhway
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104.4
Bungy Jumping
Access from highway
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108.5
Access to Duke Point Ferry Terminal
East of highway. East to community of Cedar.
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108.8
Junction of Highway #19
North to Parksville, BC, Courtenay, BC, Campbell River, BC, Port Hardy, BC. NOTE: For highway travel via British Columbia Highway #19 - See Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide - BC Highway #19 - City of Nanaimo, BC to city of Campbell River, BC for highway driving directions.

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Access to B. C. Feries to Gabriola Island, BC
Via Front Street. Attractions on Gabriola Island. - Gabriola Island, BC is also known as 'Petroglyph Island'there are more than 50 Aboriginal rock carvings that have have been discovered there. other attractions. - Gabriola Museum - Thanksgiving Weekend Studio and Gallery Tour - Farmers' Market in Aggi Hall - Malaspina Galleries - Drumbeg Provincial Park - Gabriola Sands Provincial Park (Day use) - Sandwell Provincial Park (Day use)
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Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
Via Terminal Ave and Stewart Ave. Ferries to Horseshoe Bay, City of Greater Vancouver. Ferry crossing time 1 hr 35 min. Highway terminus at ferry terminal. South to city of Victoria, BC. -e