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Saanich (District) / D'Arcy Island / Haro Strait

Phone : (250) 475-1775
Your Host(s) : Municipal Administration

Saanich, BC (Nearby: Lake Hill, Sevenoaks, Tillicum, Royal Oak, Marigold)

  • D'Arcy Island
  • Haro Strait

770 Vernon Avenue
Saanich, British Columbia
V8X 2W7

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • D'Arcy Island after John D'Arcy, a mate on HMS Herald when she was in these waters in 1846. The Saanich Indian name for the island means 'arrive,' this being where the salmon first arrive when they are heading for the Fraser River to spawn.
  • Haro Strait - Named in 1790 by Quirnper after Gonzalo Lopez de Haro, his primo piloto (or first mate) on the Princesa Real.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Swan Lake, 1km
  • Blenkinsop Lake, 3km
  • Goodacre Lake, 5km
  • Mount Douglas, 4km
  • Mount Tolmie, 4km
  • Beaver Lake, 7km
  • Elk Lake, 8km
  • Maltby Lake, 7km
  • Prospect Lake, 8km
  • Prior Lake, 7km
  • Thetis Lake, 7km
  • Pike Lake, 8km
  • Eagles Lake, 9km
  • Killarney Lake, 10km
  • McKenzie Lake, 8km
  • Colwood Lake, 8km
  • Fizzle Lake, 10km
  • Fork Lake, 11km
  • Mount Work, 11km
  • Quarry Lake, 13km
  • Teanook Lake, 11km
  • Durrance Lake, 13km
  • Florence Lake, 10km
  • Mitchell Lake, 11km
  • Matson Lake, 11km
  • Second Lake, 12km
  • Third Lake, 12km
  • Glen Lake, 11km
  • Pease Lake, 13km
  • Miniskirt, 11km
  • Langford Lake, 12km
  • Skirt Mountain, 12km
  • Metchosin Mountain, 13km
  • Mount Finlayson, 13km
  • Holmes Peak, 13km
  • Mount Newton, 18km
  • Centre Mountain, 14km
  • Mount Wells, 14km
  • Mount McDonald, 15km
  • Wrigglesworth Lake, 16km
  • Mount Blinkhorn, 16km
  • Mount Helmcken, 16km
  • Blinkhorn Lake, 17km
  • Mount Jeffrey, 19km
  • Mount Braden, 17km
  • Spectacle Lake, 20km
  • Redflag Mountain, 19km
  • Devereux Lake, 19km
  • Mount Ash, 19km
  • Quarantine Lake, 20km