The picturesque town of Sidney-by-the-Sea is situated amidst the Gulf Islands, with Mount Baker in the distance. Thanks to it's wonderful location, you can experience the relaxed atmosphere of a small seaside town while enjoying all the advantages of the big city.
Sidney is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island on the Saanich Peninsula - just a 20 minute drive from downtown Victoria. Sidney is home to the Sidney / US (Anacortes, WA) Ferry Terminal and is just minutes away from the Victoria International Airport as well as the Swartz Bay BC Ferry Terminal, allowing easy and quick travel opportunites.
Sidney is a year round tourist destination with stunning kilometers of waterfront and many wonderful activities to explore including: a Historical Museum; the Ocean Discovery Centre; whale watching; street statues and murals; a Mineral World; and the 420 ft. Fishing Pier with a thriving marine life Artificial Reef. The waterfront location are perfect for many other water related activities such as boating, sailing, kayaking, diving and fishing.
Our pedestrian friendly downtown offers an astonishing variety of stores, specialty shops and businesses providing unique products and personalized service. Sidney is Canada's only Booktown, where you can enjoy countless hours of browsing through new and used books in a large number of bookstores. Sidney’s restaurants offer a diverse assortment of excellent meals catering to all tastes.
If you're looking to live by the sea in a vibrant and beautiful town, call a Coldwell Banker Oceanside Realty REALTOR® today to find out what's available in Sidney, or visit us at our Victoria Office on Douglas Street.
Looking for more information? You can also check out the Sidney Chamber of Commerce to learn more about the area.