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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

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
  • Occurs on 09-29-2016
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park

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

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
  • Occurs on 09-29-2016
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park

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

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
  • Occurs on 09-29-2016
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Sooke Country Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Otter Point Road

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

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
  • Occurs on 09-29-2016
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Moss Street Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Venue: Moss Street Market
  • Address: 1330 Fairfield Road Victoria, BC V8S 5J1

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

Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Moss Street Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Venue: Moss Street Market
  • Address: 1330 Fairfield Road Victoria, BC V8S 5J1

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

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
  • Occurs on 09-29-2016
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park

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

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
  • Occurs on 09-29-2016
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Moss Street Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Venue: Moss Street Market
  • Address: 1330 Fairfield Road Victoria, BC V8S 5J1

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

Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Moss Street Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Venue: Moss Street Market
  • Address: 1330 Fairfield Road Victoria, BC V8S 5J1
Sooke Country Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Otter Point Road
Metchosin Farmers' Market
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday
    Ends 10-23-2016
  • Location: Metchosin Municipal Grounds

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

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
  • Occurs on 09-29-2016
  • Venue: Royal BC Museum
  • Address: 675 Belleville Street Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park

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

Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
Garden City Grooves Festival
  • Recurring daily
    Ends 10-01-2016
  • Location: Lucky Bar, Upstairs Cabaret, CDI College, Copper Owl
Oktoberfest at Oaklands!
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Oaklands Community Centre
  • Address: 1-2827 Belmont Ave. Victoria, BC V8R 4B2
Summit at the Pier
African Buffet Style Dinner & Dance
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Cedar Hill Recreation Center
  • Address: 3220 Cedar Hill Road Victoria, British Columbia V8T 3G7
MEC Victoria Fall Century Ride at Merridale

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

Fresh to Death: A Celebration of Fresh Hop Beers
  • Occurs on 10-01-2016
  • Location: Centennial Square
  • Address: 1 Centennial Square Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P5
The Annual Zombie Walk
  • Occurs on 10-15-2016
  • Location: Downtown Victoria
Salt Spring Islands Saturday Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Ganges on Salt Spring Island
Goldstream Farmers Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-15-2016
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park
Moss Street Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Venue: Moss Street Market
  • Address: 1330 Fairfield Road Victoria, BC V8S 5J1
Sooke Country Market
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
    Ends 10-29-2016
  • Location: Otter Point Road

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