As an Ocean Island guest, you’ll get rad VIP discounts from all sorts of Victoria businesses! Check ‘em out:
SpringTide Whale Tours
Ocean Island guests get 20% off for whale watching, wildlife tours, and harbour tours aboard high-speed zodiacs and luxury covered motor yacht. Runs April- October with daily departures. See website for schedule.
Located at: 1119 Wharf Street
More Info: 250-384-4444 or www.springtidecharters.com
Great Pacific Adventures Whale Tours
Great Pacific Adventures offers a variety of different whale watching tours on both the zodiac style boat and on a larger scale 45ft ocean cruiser. Ocean Island guests pay $75.00, discounted from the regular fee of $99.00. Both boat types cost the same.
Located at: 950 Wharf Street
More Info: 250-386-2277, or www.greatpacificadventures.com
Other Ocean Adventures
Ogden Point Dive Centre
Canada’s only complete professional dive charter provider. Ocean Island guests receive 10% off rentals and Certification courses work out to less than $8 per hour! If you get certified with them you’ll get 10% off purchases and 50% off rentals.
Located at: 199 Dallas Road
More Info: 1-888-701-1177 or www.divevictoria.com
3 Hour Sail
Ocean Island guests pay $60 + tax per person. Regular price is $69. A daily three hour sail around Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca on a 17 meter tall ship called Thane. Guests are welcome to bring along a picnic. Alcohol is permitted but drunkeness is frowned upon. They provide all warm and wet weather gear, coolers, ice, glasses, openers and sunscreen. The sailing times are super flexible but often either 11am / 1pm / 3pm. However we will need to call ahead!
Located at: Ship’s Point, in front of the Empress Hotel.
More info: (250) 885-2311 or www.threehoursail.com
Offers a standby discount on their Harbour to Seal Island tours. Approximately a 2.5 hour paddle departing from the Inner Harbour. Reg $59.00 adults but for Ocean Island guests $50. They also run half hour day trips 6 times a day to Hatley Castle adult regular price $125.00, but may offer a discount to Ocean Island guests if the tours are not full.
Located at: 950 Wharf Street
More info: 250-216-5646 or www.victoriakayak.com
Kelp Reef Adventures
Ask at the Front Desk for a coupon to get $5 off a Harbour tour! If coupons run out, bring a receipt or Ocean Island business card and you are still eligible for the discount.
Located at: Fisherman’s Wharf
More info: (250) 386-7333 or www.kelpreef.com
Adventures Tours / Daytrips
CVS Cruise Victoria Tours – Butchart Gardens Bus
Ocean Island guests receive anywhere from $1 to up to $15 off retail rates when booking a tour at our front desk, depending on which the tour type.
Tickets are valid for any departure even though they may have a date/time on them. In the summer months CVS will offer direct hotel pick up service for our guests, they can also get on the tours in front of the Fairmont Empress hotel within 10 minutes of departure times.
CVS offers tours to the Butchart Gardens, Craigdarroch Castle, the Butterfly Gardens, a Deluxe City tour, and their famous Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus which stops at: Chinatown, Craigdarroch Castle, Oak Bay Village, Cook Street Village and Beacon Hill Park.
Location: on Government Sreet in front of the Empress Hotel.
More Info: 250 386 8652 or www.cvscruisevictoria.com
WildPlay Element Parks (West Shore and Nanaimo)
Book your Monkido or Bunjee Jumping adventure in advance at the front desk!
West Shore: 1767 Island Highway, 250-590-7529
Nanaimo: 35 Nanaimo River Road, 250-716-7874
AdrenaLine Zipline Adventure Tours
Experience the rainforest on your professionally-guided zipline tour along 8 cables, up to 150 ft. off the ground and up to 1000 ft. in length! Guests receive a free shuttle to Sooke ($15 value).
Located at: 5128 Sooke Road (a half hour drive from downtown Victoria)
More Info: 250-642-1933 or www.adrenalinezip.com
Victoria Skydiving Adventures Inc.
They offer tandem jumps and first jump courses. Only open Friday/Saturday/Sunday. You exit the aircraft at 10,000 feet, strapped to the tandem instructor who will activate and land your parachute. There is approximately 30 seconds of freefall, and a parachute descent from 5,000 feet. The First Jump course entails approximately 4.5 hours of ground instruction, followed by a skydive from 3,000 feet. The jump master deploys your parachute as you leave the aircraft, and you are responsible for landing.
Regular prices range from $300-$400. Ocean Island guests do not have to pay tax.
Located at: Hangar #12 on Hurricane Road, at the Victoria International Airport. Contact them on the buzzer using the buzzer on gate 470.
More Info: 250-655-4434 or www.victoriaskydiving.com
Cycle Treks Rentals
1-877-733-6722 / (250) 386-2277
Part of Great Pacific Adventures, Cycle Treks offers hourly, daily and package rentals of their hybrid style bicycles. They design guided or self-guided single-day or multi-day tours to suit your needs! See the front desk for more details on discounts.
Bike rentals start at $15 for 2 hours – but Ocean Island guests can choose from either a free extra hour, or 10% off! Also save 10% off anything else they rent: surfboards, wetsuits, backpacks, tents, hiking and camping gear, skis, snowboards, and a wide variety of other sporting gear!
Located at: #3-1950 Government Street
More info: 250-385-7368 or www.sportsrentbc.com
Ask them about special pricing for Ocean Island guests.
Located at: 850 Johnson Street
More Info: 250-384-4881 or http://islandrentacar.ca/index.php
Budget Car and Truck Rental
Budget has a bunch of locations around Victoria, and they have an awesomely diverse selection of cars and trucks. But the best things about Budget? You can pick up a car at one location and drop it off at another location for no additional charge. Ocean Island guests get 15% off! Ask the front desk for a coupon.
Located at: 757 Douglas Street
More Info: 250-953-5353 or www.budgetvictoria.com
Ocean Island guests get 10% off!
685 Humboldt Street
Retail / Shopping
Robinson’s Outdoor Store
Grab one of their rack cards from our brochure rack in the lobby to receive $10 off any purchase over $50.
Located at: 1307 Broad Street
More Info: 250-385-3429 or www.robinsonsoutdoors.com
Victoria Bead Town Design
Coupons available at the front desk for 20% off a purchase at their store. Guests can also pay $20 for a one to two hour workshop (fee includes price of bracelet), discounted from $40. Be sure to grab an Ocean Island business card to take with you.
Located at: 1317 Broad Street
More Info: 250-590-7690
Ocean Island guests receive a 20% discount on everything in-store. Make sure to bring an Ocean Island business card to show Vintage Funk.
Located at: 705 Johnson Street
More Info: 250-590-3922
Guests get $1 off a giant pizza slice. Be sure to tell them you’re from Ocean Island!
Located at: 702 Yates Street
More Info: 250-995-2722 or www.brickyardpizza.ca
Soprano’s Bar and Grill
Ocean Island guests can receive $5.00 dollar off discount coupon from front desk.
Located at: 730 Caledonia Avenue (by the arena)
More Info: 250-382-5853, http://sopranoskaraoke.com/