#ExploreVictoria Now

1 From Megatronic Playfullism at our "Nerdvana" hotspots to Extreme Hogfestation at our local restaurants to Splasherific Gawkerism with our ocean-bound wildlife… Victoria is so awesome, it's beyond words.... more

Step into spring @ The Butchart Gardens

2 Experience our spectacular spring display – hyacinth scented air and tulips in all colours of the rainbow... more

Gold Rush! El Dorado in B.C.

3 Catch gold fever! This fascinating exhibition will show you how everything changed forever with the gold rushes of the 1800's... more

Online Travel Auction

4 Looking for great travel deals? Look no further! Tourism Victoria's Online Travel Auctions is live May 15-30.... more

Things to see and do

5 Victoria has something for everyone! There's so much to do and see, it's just a matter of choosing.... more

The Greater Victoria Region

6 Explore Victoria's unique communities. Get the lay of the land to make the most of your Victoria vacation!... more

Getting here is easy

7 Escaping to Victoria is quick, easy and fun! Our southern island location provides amazing scenery no matter what mode of transportation you choose... more
Vacation Guide AppVacation Guide PDF
Map of Victoria
Get your bearings and find great local spots with our interactive map feature. more
Garden Destination of the Year Award
Featured Events
We have great deals just for you! more
Victoria is so awesome, it's beyond words. more
Scoop up deals at a fraction of their retail value! more
Victoria has culinary experiences for every taste. more
Victoria offers easy strolls and challenging treks. more

Welcome to Victoria, B.C.!

Victoria is a unique blend of old world charm and new world experiences. As an island destination, Victoria offers visitors an escape from the hurried world and beams with ambience. In Victoria, heritage architecture, colourful gardens and traditions like afternoon tea mix with a plethora of outdoor adventure, authentic culinary experiences and an enviable cocktail and craft beer scene.

Boasting the mildest climate in Canada we are green and beautiful year-round. In fact, Vancouver Island, where Victoria is located, is rated the TOP ISLAND in the Continental US and Canada and one of the TOP TEN ISLANDS IN THE WORLD by the 2014 Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards. We were even rated as the #1 DESTINATION TO VISIT IN CANADA by the 2010 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. You should really come here.





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