a happy family aboard a ferry in Victoria's inner harbour

Stretching Your Dollar in Victoria

Who says you need to spend a fortune to have a fabulous time in Victoria? With a bit of savvy planning, you can have your cake and eat it too—right here in our charming city!

Whether you’re travelling with family, looking for outdoor adventures, or just want to enjoy a cozy weekend getaway, here are some smart tips for making the most of your trip without breaking the bank.

Stay in Hotels with Full Kitchenettes

Take Advantage of Free Activities

Calendar of Events

If you haven’t already browsed our Calendar of Events, it’s a great place to find out what’s happening in the community. From Victoria’s hottest events to non-profit initiatives, there’s something for everyone!

Something you think we missed? Share your favourite outings with us on social media using #ExploreVictoria.

inner harbour with flowers in the summer
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22 Awesome Family-Friendly Activities in Victoria

Make your family weekend one for the books by making a getaway to Greater Victoria. From transportation, to accommodation, to entertainment, Victoria is a family-oriented destination that appeals to all ages and interests.

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Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.