North Saanich features some of the most striking and magnificent properties on Vancouver Island. Large estates and acreages guarantee privacy and solitude, away from the madding crowd. Money Sense magazine ranked North Saanich as the fourth best place to live in Canada in 2017 — based on the neighbourhood’s access to health services, high wealth, and low crime.
Adventure and fun await you.
Do you want to feel the thrill of jumping from a plane at 10,000 feet? Capital City Skydiving provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The air is sweet and fragrant at the Victoria Lavender Farm where you will find a purple field of lavender, strolling gardens, and a rare bird display. Outdoor enthusiasts and hikers will enjoy the many scenic trails in John Dean Provincial Park, hikes up Mt. Newton and forays into Horth Hill Regional Park. With BC Ferries is at your doorstep, exploring one of the Gulf Island is an easy, single-day adventure.
Deep Cove Chalet in North Saanich is on USA Today’s ‘Ten Best’ list world-wide for its French cuisine with a West Coast twist. Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts offers home-made gourmet treats packaged in hand-crafted finery. Experience mouth-watering homemade biscotti at Melinda’s Biscotti Bakery Cafe. Enjoy fresh local produce at The Fickle Fig Farm Market, a year-round farmers market, bakery and bistro.
For a quiet afternoon, kick back at the Sidney / North Saanich Vancouver Island Regional Library which offers innovative programs for children and adults. McTavish Academy of Art will feed a creative soul, and for science buffs, there is The Institute of Ocean Sciences. Panorama Recreation Centre, the major recreation centre in the area, is a state-of-the-art facility with southern Vancouver Island’s tallest and longest water slide.
Sidney by the Sea situated on the east side of North Saanich is a perfect place for the whole family to explore. Read more about this quaint town and its many adventures it offers
Schools in the area include North Saanich Middle School and Deep Cove Elementary.
Welcome to North Saanich, where life is simply beautiful.