Getting Here - Sidney, Greater Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC

Conveniently located with spectacular 180 degree views of the Salish Sea, only minutes from Victoria International Airport and the BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal. The Centre's address is 9811 Seaport Place in Sidney directly off Beacon Avenue at street level in the Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa building complex on the waterfront.

BY CAR

30 minutes north of Victoria on Highway 17 on the Saanich Peninsula

10 minutes from the BC Ferry Terminal at Swartz Bay

5 minutes from the Victoria International Airport

5 minutes from the Washington State Ferry Terminal in Sidney

BY BUS

BC Transit buses #72 and #70 travel between Victoria and BC Ferries at Swartz Bay and pass through Sidney.

Fifth Street and Beacon Avenue is the closest stop to the aquarium. Walk down Beacon Avenue towards the waterfront and the Sidney Pier building.

Parking

Limited free two-hour parking in the Sidney Pier parkade directly below the aquarium.

Sidney has many free public parking lots in addition to free on-street parking. Check the Sidney parking map here and below.

Pay parking is also available in the lot directly next to the Centre on Seaport Place. 

 
 

PARKING OPTIONS IN SIDNEY (THE CENTRE HAS FREE TWO HOUR PARKING IN THE PIER'S UNDERGROUND PARKADE)