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Welcome to Sidney!

Sidney-by-the-Sea is the gateway to the southern Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, and is an eco-tourist destination, with whale-watching, bird-watching, kayaking and scuba-diving. It is home to the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea. Shoal Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary is located within Sidney and the adjoining Sidney Channel Important Bird Area, an internationally recognized site important to a variety of seabirds and waterfowl.

Sidney has its own local history museum, the Sidney Museum and Archives, which features displays about the history of the surrounding Peninsula as well as temporary exhibits. As home to the Victoria International Airport Sidney also hosts the British Columbia Aviation Museum which features displays, artifacts, restored historical aircraft and a vintage aircraft restoration workshop.

During the summer, Sidney hosts a street market on Thursday evenings on the main street, Beacon Avenue. “Sidney days” is another event that occurs at the beginning of July. To celebrate, Sidney has a parade, a build-a-boat contest, a small fair and fireworks in the evening. In the winter, Sidney has a holiday parade as well as a lighted sailpast boat parade. Sidney has many dining places including Greek, East Indian, Mexican, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and west-coast restaurants. With 12 bookstores, Sidney is officially one of Canada’s 2 book towns, the other being St. Martins, New Brunswick. It also has almost as many coffee joints and cafes to sit and read in.

Pemberton Holmes Real Estate Has More Than
130 Years of Experience For Your Peace of Mind

Pemberton Holmes has been serving the communities of Greater Victoria and Vancouver Island since 1887.  We are still a family owned company six generations later and are proud to be one of the largest independently owned real estate brokerages in North America.  We have over 300 REALTORS® in offices all across Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands specializing in both residential and commercial real estate.  Pemberton Holmes also offers property management services and rental properties. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or rent property we can help you. To learn more about our services contact a local Pemberton Holmes professional today.

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January 27th, 2019|

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