This area makes up the Capital Regional District (CRD) and
the southern Gulf Islands with a population of more than 390,000.
VICTORIA GULF ISLANDS provides thousands of independent connections to everything residents and visitors might need.
Municipalities include Central Saanich, Colwood, Esquimalt, Highlands, Langford, Metchosin, North Saanich, Oak Bay, Saanich, Sidney, Sooke, Victoria, and View Royal. Juan de Fuca EA covers the areas of East Sooke, Otter Point, and Shirley.
The major Southern Gulf Islands in the Islands Trust are Galiano, Mayne, Pender, Salt Spring, Saturna, and Thetis.