The west shore is divided into five different municipalities, all with their own charm. All five feature gorgeous walking/hiking trails, abundant marine life and a passionate community. Colwood, known as the city by the sea, is making big moves in improving their environmental footprint with their Solar Colwood Project. Langford prides itself with a brand new sport complex that gives residents of the West Shore the ability to enjoy family time all year long. The breathtaking Highlands are mainly a residential community that are passionate about the environment and conservation of the land. Here you will find native animal and plant life among the vast amount of public park land. Metchosin is your destination if you love being surrounded by marine life. From whale and seal watching to fishing Metchosin will swim its way straight into your heart. View Royal, is the baby of the west shore municipalities, joining west shore last. Their community of 9,500 residents sit at the southern tip of Vancouver Island. View Royal is made up of fantastic parks and waterways with its summer hot spot, Thetis Lake Regional Park.