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Accommodation

In Victoria and its surrounding communities, there are all sorts of accommodation options for every type of traveller - historic Bed & Breakfasts, five-star hotels and resorts, budget motels and more.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Accommodation options. 

Upcoming Events

Exhibition - Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-01-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Exhibition - Family: Bonds and Belonging
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-31-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Topaz Park
Island Farms Victoria Day Parade
  • Occurs on 05-22-2017
  • Location: Douglas Street
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria

Adventure Recreation

Victoria is picturesque in every season and a self-guided tour or scenic drive is a relaxing way to experience the coastline and the countryside. Victoria streets and country roads move at an easy pace, ideal for sightseeing.

If you would rather concentrate on the scenery than the road, leave the driving to the experts and take a guided tour. Whether by car, boat, horse-drawn carriage, double decker bus or scenic floatplane, Victoria's tours capture the highlights of the city and the Island. Plus, you can relish in the historical facts and personal stories of the attractions and areas you see shared by your local guide.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Tour options.

Upcoming Events

Exhibition - Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-01-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Exhibition - Family: Bonds and Belonging
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-31-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Topaz Park
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7

Arts & Culture

Victoria, the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest, has a rich and fascinating history. Explore our past and celebrate our rich culture through a variety of galleries, museums, heritage sites and cultural events. 

Click here for a comprehensive listing of  Arts, Culture & History options.

Upcoming Events

Exhibition - Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-01-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Exhibition - Family: Bonds and Belonging
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-31-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Topaz Park
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7

Attractions & Tours

In Victoria there is never a shortage of things to do. Victoria boasts a wide variety of popular attractions to keep you engaged; its impossible to visit Victoria without touring the area.

 Click here for a comprehensive list of Things To Do.

Upcoming Events

Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7
Wildlife Tour & High Tea
Langford Legion Night Market
  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Wednesday
    Ends 06-21-2017
  • Location: Langford Legion
  • Address: 761 Station Avenue Victoria, British Columbia V9B 2S1
Canvas Flag Football Camp
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-31-2017
  • Location: Goudy Turf

Golf

Victoria is a golfer's dream. With a climate that encourages golfing year-round, Victoria and Vancouver Island are home to many of Canada's most beautiful and challenging courses. Victoria is also the gateway to the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, 250 kilometres of Pacific golfing paradise from Victoria to Campbell River with 11 gorgeous golf courses to choose from.

Even if your swing isn't quite up to par, golfing in Victoria will provide an experience that will leave your vacation bragging rights intact.

Click here for a comprhensive listing of our Golf options.

Upcoming Events

Exhibition - Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-01-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Exhibition - Family: Bonds and Belonging
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-31-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Topaz Park
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7

History

Victoria, the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest, has a rich and fascinating history. Explore our past and celebrate our rich culture through a variety of galleries, museums, heritage sites and cultural events.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of Arts, Culture & History options.

Upcoming Events

Exhibition - Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-01-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Exhibition - Family: Bonds and Belonging
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-31-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Topaz Park
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7

Outdoors

Victoria is the ideal playground for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. On land or at sea, outdoor activities are possible year-round in our temperate climate. From ziplining through treetops to crescent moon kayaking, diving, hiking or cycling, visitors will delight in the wild beauty of the Island.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Sport & Outdoors options. 

 

Upcoming Events

Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Topaz Park
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7
Wildlife Tour & High Tea
Langford Legion Night Market
  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Wednesday
    Ends 06-21-2017
  • Location: Langford Legion
  • Address: 761 Station Avenue Victoria, British Columbia V9B 2S1

Restaurants

Experiencing local cuisine is an important part of visiting any destination and a gourmet getaway to Victoria will introduce you to more than just food; Victoria's West Coast cuisine will feed your soul.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Restaurant options. 

Upcoming Events

Langford Legion Night Market
  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Wednesday
    Ends 06-21-2017
  • Location: Langford Legion
  • Address: 761 Station Avenue Victoria, British Columbia V9B 2S1
Mystery Spirit Dinner Series at Merridale
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
    Ends 05-14-2017
  • Venue: Merridale Bistro
  • Address: 1230 Merridale Road Cobble Hill, BC V0R 1L0
Metchosin Hall Arts & Crafts Sale
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 04-09-2017
  • Location: Metchosin Community Hall
  • Address: 4401 William Head Rd Victoria, British Columbia V9C 3Y6
Mompreneur at the Market
Easter Vintage, Retro & Collectible Show and Sale
  • Occurs on 04-16-2017
  • Address: 2243 Beacon Avenue Sidney, BC V8L 1W9
Beach Food Fridays & Saturdays at the Colwood Waterfront
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
    Ends 09-02-2017
  • Venue: Esquimalt Lagoon
  • Address: Ocean Boulevard Colwood, BC

Sports

Victoria is the ideal playground for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. On land or at sea, outdoor activities are possible year-round in our temperate climate. From ziplining through treetops to crescent moon kayaking, diving, hiking or cycling, visitors will delight in the wild beauty of the Island.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Sport & Outdoors options.

Upcoming Events

Exhibition - Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-01-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Exhibition - Family: Bonds and Belonging
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-31-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7
Wildlife Tour & High Tea

Transportation

One of the best things about an island destination is the journey itself. Victoria and Vancouver Island are well served by transportation carriers. Whether you are looking for convenience, affordability or comfort, your options are wide open.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Transportation options for Getting Here.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Transportation options for Getting Around.

Upcoming Events

Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Topaz Park
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
6th Annual Creatively United Earth Day Festival & Sustainability Showcase
  • Occurs on 04-22-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Cider Social
AFRICAN CULTURAL WEEK & AfriCaFest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-20-2017
  • Address: Various Locations Victoria, BC
Cheese and Meat Festival
  • Occurs on 05-20-2017
  • Location: Crystal Gardens
  • Address: 713 Douglas St. Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3M6

Whale Watching

The waters surrounding Victoria are home to an abundance of marine wildlife. The orca, or killer whale, is the main whale found in the area, but gray, humpback and minke whales are also sighted. Sea lions, seals, porpoise and a number of marine birds are also residents. Three pods of resident orcas totaling over 80 whales live in Victoria's waters.

Click here for a comprehensive listing of our Whale Watching options. 

Upcoming Events

Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7
Wildlife Tour & High Tea
Around the World in 80 Plants w/Stephen Barstow
  • Occurs on 03-31-2017
  • Location: Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
  • Address: 505 Quayle Road Victoria, British Columbia
Root
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
    Ends 04-09-2017
  • Location: Goward House Victoria BC
  • Address: 2495 Arbutus Rd Victoria, British Columbia V8N 1V9
A Queer Trial
  • Occurs on 04-14-2017
  • Venue: Bastion Square
  • Address: View & Government Street Victoria, BC .

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