Destination guide

The historical area of Rockland awaits your stay

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Rockland. This walkable city is known for its gardens, sightseeing and local tours. British Columbia Parliament Building and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Rockland

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Rockland a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Victoria Bug Zoo (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Gorge Vale Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rockland

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rockland is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Abkhazi Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Pioneer Square (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Beacon Hill Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Holland Point Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rockland

The nearest airport is in Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour), located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.), which is 15.7 mi (25.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rockland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 244 holiday lettings around Rockland. From 80 Houses to 156 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rockland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rockland:

  • Downtown: 327 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 28 holiday homes
  • Harris Green: 362 holiday homes
  • Brentwood Bay: 23 holiday homes
  • Saanich West: 44 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rockland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rockland. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Government House: 1,109 holiday lettings
  • New Dungeness Lighthouse: 339 holiday lettings
  • Lochside Regional Trail: 1,147 holiday lettings
  • Craigdarroch Castle: 1,114 holiday lettings
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal: 1,254 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rockland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rockland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 80 Houses in Rockland. Our other popular types of Rockland holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 156 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 24 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rockland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Rockland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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