Welcome to Sidney, which is situated amidst the Gulf Islands on the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island. Sidney by the Sea, is a small seaside town next to the docking of the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, and just minutes from Victoria International Airport. It is a popular destination for tourists and retirees to enjoy the kilometres of waterfront, and plenty of unique attractions.
The City at Glance
Average Household Income: $68,861
Top 3 Languages: English, French, German
Distance to Downtown Victoria: 27 km
Driving time to Victoria Airport: 7 minutes
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Sidney is ideally located next to the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal and within minutes of the Victoria International Airport on the Patricia Bay Highway (Hwy 17). The town is serviced by public transit from Victoria and offers direct routes to the airport, ferries and downtown Victoria, although it is most accessible by car.
School District No. 63 operates the schools in Sidney which covers the Saanish Peninsula.
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Public Elementary Schools:
Deep Cove Elementary School
Sidney Elementary School
Public High Schools:
Parkland Secondary School
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