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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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Spin Wheel Wednesdays
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    Ends 01-25-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
Hi/Lo GameShow at the View Royal Casino
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 01-28-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Venue: Chinatown Walks
  • Address: 1689 Government Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R7

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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Spin Wheel Wednesdays
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    Ends 01-25-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
Hi/Lo GameShow at the View Royal Casino
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 01-28-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Spin Wheel Wednesdays
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    Ends 01-25-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
Hi/Lo GameShow at the View Royal Casino
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 01-28-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
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 .
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
Saanich Archives Lecture Series - Saanich Celebrates Canada 150
  • Occurs on 01-25-2017
  • Location: Saanich Municipal Hall
  • Address: 770 Vernon Avenue Victoria, British Columbia V8X 2W7
Artist Presentation & Video Screening
Gettin' Higher Choir with Fintan O'Brien
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 01-28-2017
  • Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
  • Address: 907 Pandora Ave Victoria, BC V8V 3P4

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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Spin Wheel Wednesdays
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    Ends 01-25-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
Hi/Lo GameShow at the View Royal Casino
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 01-28-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Spin Wheel Wednesdays
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    Ends 01-25-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
Hi/Lo GameShow at the View Royal Casino
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 01-28-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
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
Wonder Sunday: A Season of Celebration
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
    Ends 02-05-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
Robert Burns Whisky Night & Dinner
Jazz and Blues: Live Music at Vista 18
Murder on the Agenda
  • Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
    Ends 02-11-2017
  • Venue: Ambrosia Centre
  • Address: 638 Fisgard Street Victoria, BC V8W 1R6
Victoria Tea Festival Revival 2017
  • Occurs on 02-04-2017
  • Location: Nootka Court
  • Address: 633 Courtney Street Victoria, BC V8W 2B6

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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Occurs on 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC .
Spin Wheel Wednesdays
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday
    Ends 01-25-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
Hi/Lo GameShow at the View Royal Casino
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 01-28-2017
  • Venue: View Royal Casino
  • Address: 1708 Old Island Highway Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
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

Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala Launch
2017 Dine Around & Stay in Town
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 03-05-2017
  • Location: Various restaurants around town
Robert Burns Whisky Night & Dinner
Victoria Tea Festival Revival 2017
  • Occurs on 02-04-2017
  • Location: Nootka Court
  • Address: 633 Courtney Street Victoria, BC V8W 2B6
Pacific Baroque Festival 2017 - Choral Evensong
Pacific Baroque Festival 2017 - Telemann’s Fantasy
  • Occurs on 02-16-2017
  • Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
  • Address: 907 Pandora Ave Victoria, BC V8V 3P4

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
Tracks and Traces! (Guided Walk) –5 years+
Workshop: Pruning and Grafting Fruit Trees
  • Occurs on 01-29-2017
  • Venue: Ross Bay Villa
  • Address: 1490 Fairfield Rd Victoria, BC V8S 1E8
Who’s Hooting? (Guided Walk) –All ages
  • Occurs on 01-29-2017
  • Location: Mill Hill Regional Park

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