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Hold your breath and grab your snorkels, Victoria! 

As an island surrounded by the ocean, it only makes sense to do everything we can to keep it clean and celebrate its many beauties and mysteries!

From Friday, June 2nd to Sunday, June 11th, Ocean Week will feature a wide range of activity packed events to enjoy in Victoria. Including a bonus day of fun on Thursday, June 1st! Join for the fun and educational benefits.

Ocean Week Victoria launched in 2020 to provide support for ocean-inspired events as a way to connect and engage the community! They’re now involved with the larger national initiative, Ocean Week Canada, as well as international initiatives like UN World Ocean Day and the World Ocean Day (Ocean Project).

Friday’s kickoff events will include an all-day Ocean Week Radio Trivia on Ocean 98.5, and yes, there will be prizes!

There will also be 2 outdoor activities available for registration on Friday:

Ocean River Sports Kayak Tours

  • Where: Victoria Harbour, 450 Swift Street
  • When: Friday, June 2nd
    • 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (first tour)
    • 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Blue Jellyfish SUP Adventures & Pacifica Paddle Sports Social Evening paddle

  • Where: Canoe Cove Marina & Boatyard, Canoe Cove Road, North Saanich
  • When: Friday, June 2nd from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (arrive 20 minutes early)

For further learning, a new Ocean Day Display will be available all week long at the Greater Victoria Public Library — the downtown, Central Branch. Take advantage of the resources and learn something new.

Don’t forget to visit the Ocean Week website to stay up to date on all of the events!

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