Embark on a fantastic golf trip to play in Victoria. Located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, the sophisticated city of Victoria boasts a sub-mediterranean climate providing for near year-round golf opportunities plus a plethora of après-golf activities, including brewery and wine tours, whale watching, museums and more. Start with our selection of Victoria golf courses and gear up for your next golf vacation.
Surrounded by nine wineries, Arbutus Ridge Golf Club provides visitors with some of the most stunning views on Vancouver Island (and an easy excuse for a golf and wine vacation). Play the front nine as it weaves alongside the seaside community of Cobble Hill, and enjoy the views on the back nine as it climbs to overlook the Satellite Channel. A mere scenic 20-minute drive from the outskirts of Victoria, discover a must-play golf course in the heart of the Cowichan wine region.
Bear Mountain – Mountain
Host to two PGA TOUR Champions events, a Telus Skins Game, and recently named to SCOREGolf’s Top 100 Golf Courses in Canada, the Mountain Course at Bear Mountain boasts the first Jack & Steve Nicklaus co-designed course through Nicklaus Design. This spectacularly beautiful, impressive test of golf offers panoramic views, undulating fairways amidst a lush coastal forest and one of the most scenic golf holes in the province overlooking the city of Victoria, Straight of Juan de Fuca, and the Olympic Mountains in the distance. Pair that with a world-class resort and Canada’s ultimate urban resort community, and you have somewhere special to set up a base camp in order to explore more Victoria golf courses during your stay.
Bear Mountain – Valley
Another top-rated golf course by SCOREGolf, the Valley Course at Bear Mountain is the #2 rated golf course on all of Vancouver Island as well as ranking on the Top 100 this year. While playing this golf course in Victoria, BC, you’ll travel through forests, skirt lakes and traverse creeks and take in some incredible views of Vancouver Island. Pair your golf trip with a stay at Bear Mountain Resort for additional activities including tennis, trails, and their brand new Amatista Spa.
Carved from the Highland wilderness, Highland Pacific Golf’s lush fairways thread through a majestic landscape of West Coast forest, rock, fescue and natural water features boasting panoramic views of the city of Victoria, the Olympic Mountains, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Bear Mountain and Thetis Lake Park. With wide, sweeping fairways, dramatic elevation changes and challenging greens, Highland Pacific is a truly spectacular Victoria golf course.
With remarkable views of the Olympic Mountains (hence the name), tranquil Olympic View is a remarkable golf course in Victoria, BC – set in nature, where you’ll frequently see deer crossing the course amongst the 12 lakes and two waterfalls. Olympic View’s fantastic design drew the attention of one of the world’s most revered golfers, Tiger Woods, who played his first round of golf in British Columbia here in 1994 as an amateur. Enjoy near year-round golf on a perfectly manicured golf course located just 20 minutes from Downtown Victoria.
Victoria Golf Club
While not included in the vacation contest, nor in our golf package offerings, as the Victoria Golf Club is a private golf course, a list of top golf courses in Victoria BC would simply not be complete without it. This private Victoria golf course, founded in 1893, is the oldest 18-hole golf course (in its original location) in Canada and offers stunning oceanside play reminiscent of one of the Hawaiian Islands. If you’re lucky enough to get a chance to play the Victoria Golf Club with one of their members – take it! While you’re here, you can explore the other top Victoria golf courses on offer.