Destination guide

The historic area of Rockland awaits your stay

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in 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-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Rockland a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center. 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.

Where to stay near Rockland?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 219 house rentals near Rockland. From 68 Houses to 143 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rockland for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rockland:

  • Downtown: 294 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 374 vacation rentals
  • Bear Mountain Resort: 24 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 25 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield: 318 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Rockland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Rockland. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Government House: 982 home rentals
  • Cadboro Bay: 956 home rentals
  • Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club: 1,079 home rentals
  • University of Victoria: 983 home rentals
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital: 994 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rockland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 68 Houses in Rockland. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockland include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 143 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 2 lodging choices
  • Studios: 21 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rockland?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 33 vacation homes with pool available in Rockland.

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