The Saanich Peninsula, renowned for its affordability and pleasant year-round climate, is home to the Districts of North and Central Saanich as well as the Town of Sidney.
Located just 20 minutes away from Victoria--the capital of British Columbia--and a ferry ride or two hours' flight from Vancouver, this geographic region is perfect if you're looking for an accessible yet serene place to call home.
While it has experienced some growth in recent years, Central Saanich still boasts a low crime rate that makes it perfect for families with small children who want to keep up close contact with nature.
Central Saanich farmers sell fresh-picked local produce such as strawberries and corn at regional supermarkets each summer during Farm Fresh season and every summer the district is host to BC's oldest fair: The Saanich Fair. There's something fun waiting around every corner in Central Saanich!
- Home to one of British Columbia's best-known tourist attractions, the Butchart Gardens, located in the Brentwood Bay area.
- The area hosts a number of local celebrations throughout the year, including: Brentwood Bay Festival, Music in the Park, the Annual Yellow Wolf Intertribal Powwow, and the Saanich Fair.
- The district is eco-friendly and places an emphasis on maintaining a harmonious relationship with the natural environment.