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Sports & Outdoors

Victoria combines the best of land and sea to create a perfect island playground for adventurous outdoor enthusiasts.

A year-round temperate climate, rugged west coast shores and mountains, lush rainforest canopy and pacific breezes offer a natural environment tailor made for everything from hiking, cycling and kayaking, to diving, fishing, picnicking and even ziplining above the treetops.

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A humpback whale tail fin in Victoria, BC

Whale Watching

Majestic mammals and marine wildlife abound in the waters surrounding Victoria, including the orca, or killer whale, and gray, humpback, and minke whales. Other aquatic neighbours include sea lions, seals, porpoise and many marine birds.

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Three Western Sandpipers trudge along the shoreline around Greater Victoria, British Columbia.


The Greater Victoria region sits on a unique position in a migratory bird corridor, allowing over 400 recorded bird species to inhabit and pass through the region’s diverse environments.

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Golfers at Bear Mountain Golf Course in Victoria, BC

Golf in Victoria

A golfer’s paradise with a pleasant climate and breathtaking coastal seascapes, Victoria and Vancouver Island draw golfers from around the world to experience their beautiful and challenging courses.

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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.