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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
Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Location: Various Festival Venues
HSBC Canada Women's Rugby Sevens
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-28-2017
  • Location: Westhills Stadium
  • Address: 1089 Langford Parkway Langford, BC V9B 0A5
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC

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
Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Location: Various Festival Venues
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC
TD Victoria International JazzFest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-02-2017
  • Location: Various
  • Address: See website for more details Victoria, BC

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
Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Location: Various Festival Venues
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC
TD Victoria International JazzFest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-02-2017
  • Location: Various
  • Address: See website for more details Victoria, BC

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

HSBC Canada Women's Rugby Sevens
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-28-2017
  • Location: Westhills Stadium
  • Address: 1089 Langford Parkway Langford, BC V9B 0A5
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 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
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

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
Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Location: Various Festival Venues
HSBC Canada Women's Rugby Sevens
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-28-2017
  • Location: Westhills Stadium
  • Address: 1089 Langford Parkway Langford, BC V9B 0A5
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC

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
Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Location: Various Festival Venues
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC
TD Victoria International JazzFest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-02-2017
  • Location: Various
  • Address: See website for more details Victoria, BC

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

HSBC Canada Women's Rugby Sevens
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-28-2017
  • Location: Westhills Stadium
  • Address: 1089 Langford Parkway Langford, BC V9B 0A5
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC
TD Victoria International JazzFest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-02-2017
  • Location: Various
  • Address: See website for more details 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

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
Bastion Square Public Markets & Sunday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    Ends 10-01-2017
  • Venue: Bastion Square Public Markets
  • Address: Bastion Square Victoria, BC
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
The James Bay Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 09-30-2017
  • Address: Corner of Menzies and Superior Street Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2B1
Wine Education Series
  • Recurring monthly on the 4th Saturday
    Ends 08-26-2017
  • Venue: Blue Grouse Estate Winery
  • Address: 2182 Lakeside Road Duncan, BC V9L 6M3
Spring Cheese and Charcuterie Seminar

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
Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-27-2017
  • Location: Various Festival Venues
HSBC Canada Women's Rugby Sevens
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-28-2017
  • Location: Westhills Stadium
  • Address: 1089 Langford Parkway Langford, BC V9B 0A5
Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-01-2017
  • Location: Multiple Venues
  • Address: Inner Harbour Victoria, BC

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

Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
TD Victoria International JazzFest
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 07-02-2017
  • Location: Various
  • Address: See website for more details Victoria, BC
Victoria Pride Week
  • Occurs on 07-03-2017
  • Location: Throughout Victoria
French Fest / Festival de la Francophonie de Victoria
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 05-28-2017
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square, Victoria Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Fifth Annual Family Theatre Festival
  • Occurs on 06-10-2017
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
FernFest 2017
  • Occurs on 06-16-2017
  • Location: Fernwood Square
  • Address: Fernwood Road x Gladstone Avenue Victoria, British Columbia V8T 1G6

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

Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 06-18-2017
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 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
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
Dazed and Confused Under the Maltworks
World Oceans Day
  • Occurs on 06-03-2017
  • Location: Esquimalt Gorge Park
  • Address: 1070 Tillicum Rd. Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 2A1

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