Greater Victoria Harbour Authority

100-1019 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y9
gvha@gvha.ca | 250-383-8300

After Hours: 1-800-883-7079 (5 p.m. to 8:30 a.m.)

 Moorage Reservations

Harbour Regulations

The following regulations are administered by Transport Canada and strictly enforced by the Harbour Master and the Harbour Patrol.

  • No sailing or anchoring is permitted within the harbour
  • Speed cannot exceed 5 knots in the Inner and Middle Harbour
  • Speed cannot exceed 7 knots in the Outer Harbour
  • Vessel must leave a minimum wash

For the air and marine traffic pattern in the harbour, view Transport Canada's Port of Victoria Traffic Scheme.

For more information on Transport Canada marine regulations, please visit their website.