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Travel Media Story Ideas - Family

Top Five Family Activities

Travel Media Story Ideas - FamilyFor the visitor who is young, or young at heart, Victoria and Vancouver Island have plenty of fun things to see and do. From parks and museums to zoos and outdoor recreation, there is something for kids of all ages. Ocean waters, long sandy beaches, rainforests and wide open spaces await exploration. Children are encouraged to get up close and personal with local marine life, bugs, butterflies and farm animals at Victoria's unique gardens and zoos. Museums abound on the island and have hands-on displays and activities for their favourite little customers. Recreation centres, swimming pools, waterslides and mini-golf are always popular with the whole family and many of Victoria and Vancouver Island's festivals cater to children.

    1. Take a Victoria Harbour Ferry to Fisherman's Wharf to feed the seals. 

    2.  Stroll through Beacon Hill Park with an ice cream from Beacon Drive Inn and visit the Children's Farm

    3. Be bold and see all the insect and spider species, including Canada's largest ant farm, at Victoria Bug Zoo - and hold a millipede if you dare!

    4.  Discover the underwater world of the Pacific Ocean without getting wet at Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre

    5. Get cookin' and take a kids' cooking class with The London Chef.

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