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Posts for July 2011

Last Chance to Enter the VIP Victoria Contest!

Posted on July 29, 2011 at 3:25PM by Tourism Victoria

Can you see yourself getting the VIP treatment?

With the Victoria Viewfinder you can!

This is your last chance to enter a VIP Vacation to beautiful Victoria, BC with the Victoria ...

Welcome to the Jungle ... in Victoria!

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 4:20PM by Tourism Victoria

Victoria Butterfly Gardens WaterfallNo, I haven’t lost my marbles; Victoria is home to a tropical jungle! The Victoria Butterfly Gardens may just be a quick trip down the road, but the experience transports you thousands of kilometres ...

Small Package with Big Attractions

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 11:59AM by Tourism Victoria

@cottrellbradley at The Fairmont EmpressI have been calling Victoria my home for close to a year now and I am still constantly surprised by what every day in the city has in store for me. I generally have my day start with a walk along the ...

Wanted: Three Coastal Creatures on the Lam - Reward Offered!

Posted on July 6, 2011 at 4:33PM by Tourism Victoria

Attention Calgarians!

Three ocean creatures are on the lam from Victoria and we think they are headed for your city!

The good news is that our hotel partners are giving away a West Coast ...

Victoria’s 12th Annual Ska Fest 2011

Posted on July 6, 2011 at 12:00PM by Tourism Victoria

Market Square

Over the course of the last 12 years, Victoria’s Ska Fest has grown to be internationally recognized as an annual Ska paradise. Due to the easy going nature on Vancouver Island, bands are thrilled ...

Emily Carr is Full of Life this Summer Season

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 4:41PM by Tourism Victoria

Carr HouseThe Season of Emily is in full swing here in Victoria!

Emily Carr was an acclaimed artist who has garnered international attention for her post impressionist style that was inspired from the local ...


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