Where old-world charm meets modern
Wander through the world-famous Butchart
Smell the roses and other glorious blooms throughout the 20 enchanting
hectares (50 acres). Visit the Italian, sunken, and Japanese
gardens, ablaze with roses, azaleas, tulips and other gorgeous
blooms at this world-renowned garden site. learn
Explore the natural and human history of British
Columbia at the Royal BC Museum.
Located on Victorias downtown Inner Harbour, the museum
offers a wonderful cultural experience for the whole family.
Watch for special exhibits throughout the year.
View ancient totem at Thunderbird Park.
Behind the Royal BC Museum, reproductions of ancient totems are
always on display.
Enjoy live musicians on the promenade as you stroll the bustling
Take in the vibrant views of Victoria's bustling harbour while
strolling along Harbour Walkway and West Song Way. See yachts,
sailboats, ferries, floatplanes, and working vessels of every
description. learn more
Tour waterfront areas and Beacon
Hill Park by horse-drawn carriage, double-decker bus, or bicycle.
Relax at Beacon Hill Park overlooking the ocean. Abundant with
wildflower meadows, century-old rhododendrons, lakes, petting
zoo, sports fields, and one of the world's tallest totem poles.
Savour afternoon tea and scones.
This delicious English tradition can be enjoyed at cafes and
teahouses all around town or at an historic hotel or quaint tearoom.
At night, see the Legislative Buildings
3,333 lights outline the domed buildings. The Legislative Buildings
are a beautiful landmark at the Inner Harbour.
Roam the many bluffs and beaches.
Picnic on the beach at Shoal Bay, Cadboro Bay, Mt. Douglas Beach,
Gonzales Bay, Cordova Bay, or Willows Beach.
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