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560 Johnson St, Victoria, BC V8W 3C6, Canada
Market Square, a flower-filled courtyard tucked into the middle of heritage brick-and-beam buildings, offers plentiful souvenir shopping as well as coffee, cocktails and opportunities to assemble a tasty impromptu picnic. Its small stage often...
3475 Ripon Rd, Victoria, BC V8R 6H1, Canada
Go out on the beautiful Cordova Bay for some small boat sailing. We picked a calm day to learn the ropes inside the safety of the bay and went from zero nautical knowledge to tacking and running in four days. If you can't seem to find your sea...
Langford, BC, Canada
A short hike from Bear Mountain, Goldstream Provincial Park is a temperate rainforest. In warm months, take advantage of the waterfalls to cool off. But from October to December come to see the wild Chum, Coho and Chinook salmon spawning and to...
800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8, Canada
Nearly a century ago, Jennie Butchart, wife of cement manufacturer Robert Butchart, transformed a depleted limestone quarry into these stunning, world-renowned show gardens. Allow ample time to enjoy the 22 hectares (55 acres) of floral displays,...
812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
Whale-watching tours are one of the best ways to experience the beauty of the outdoors in British Columbia. Prince of Whales offers a number of different tour options, from zodiac adventures in the Strait of Juan De Fuca to their Northbound...
685 Humboldt St, Victoria, BC V8W 1A6, Canada
Victoria is known for it’s miles of paths and rideable roads. See the area by scooter or bicycle, or follow a guided tour, like the 4-hour Castles and Lakes and 5-hour Seaside Route to Butchart Gardens. Ride rentals are available at Cycle BC by...
675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2, Canada
Discover more about the natural and human history of British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum. Plan to spend time in the fascinating First Nations section, which documents the traditional way of life for the Coast Salish peoples that changed...
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