Sidney, Canada, is a town located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. The location makes it a perfect home base for exploring Vancouver and the gems of Western Canada. Its waterfront location also offers plenty of activities involving the local marine life. Sidney is a great destination for nature and animal lovers.
One of the best things to do in Sidney is to go whale watching. Various tour companies offer excursions from Sidney out into the waters in order to spot the local resident orca whales, beautiful dolphins, and other marine life. Local sea creatures can also be spotted at Sidney’s non profit aquarium, the Shaw Center for the Salish Sea.
The best time to visit Sidney is during the summer months of June through to August when temperatures are at their warmest.