Ship Point Green Space

Ship Point Green Space is in the seaside city of Victoria, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This is a small green oasis located just off Wharf Street near Ship Point Wharf in downtown Victoria, B.C. Ship Point is part of the wharf in the waters of the inner harbour that provides moorage for large and long vessels that visit the Inner Harbour. The grass covered area is beside a parking area and bordered by the granite and concrete retaining wall below Wharf Street. There are few benches near the horse chestnut trees and landscaped flower beds. This is a lovely stop to rest while strolling along the lower causeway in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. The Tourist Information Center is along the southern side of this green space. There is an outdoor art created by Nathan Scott called the “Homecoming.” It commemorates the return of Canadian navy sailors from their deployment at sea. Customs House Green is to the north along the David Foster Way, a five kilometer harbourside walk from Barclay Point to Ogden Point. The Victoria Harbour Causeway, Empress Hotel and Victoria Conference Center, Cridge Park, Thunderbird Park, Elliot Square, Parliament Building Gardens, Confederation Park, Quadra Park and Belleville Street Green are nearby.

Geographic coordinates N48° 25′ 24” W123° 22′ 11″

Ship Point Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the highway as it becomes Douglas Street.  Continue into downtown Victoria and turn right onto Humbolt Street then turn right onto Wharf Street. The green space borders on Wharf Street, it is slightly below street grade. It can be accessed from the parking area near the Tourist Information Building as there is limited roadside parking along Wharf Street. Another large parking area below Wharf Street is accessible near the junction with Fort Street. City buses travel along Douglas Street.


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