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WALKS, Beaches and fun stops

Victoria located on a map of Vancouver Island

Walks, beaches and fun stops around Greater Victoria

Greater Victoria, is a picturesque city, offering an array of exciting activities and attractions for visitors. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, culture lover, or adventure seeker, Greater Victoria has something for everyone.

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Fisgard Lighthouse from Fort Rodd Hill
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Fort Rodd Hill
Sand Beach in Oak Bay. Rocks and driftwood are in the foreground, with a group of people set up enjoying the sun and beach tent.
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Willows Beach
The British Columbia Parliament Buildings in Victoria are captured on a clear day, with the Canadian flag fluttering atop a tall flagpole. The grand stone facade and green copper-domed roofs stand out against the blue sky, while visitors enjoy the well-manicured gardens and the promenade along the harbour front.
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BC Parliament Building
A Victoria Water Taxi, painted in yellow and white checkered pattern, approaches a dock where passengers are waiting. The taxi driver, standing at the helm, is navigating towards the wooden dock lined with colourful waterfront buildings at Fisherman's Wharf in Victoria under a clear blue sky. A stop sign and mooring posts are visible in the foreground, adding to the bustling harbour atmosphere.
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Victoria Water Taxi
Colorful floating homes line a tranquil dock at Fisherman's Wharf, with a clear blue sky overhead. Pedestrians wander along the boardwalk, while kayaks are stacked neatly beside the red houseboat, and calm waters reflect the vibrant buildings and moored boats
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Fisherman's Wharf
Butchart Gardens fountain
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Butchart Gardens
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Royal BC Museum
Victoria Observatory located at the top of the hill looking over Victoria BC the Plaskett Telescope finds it's home at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
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Observatory Victoria
Victoria Chinatown gate
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Chinatown Victoria
Panoramic view from the south ridge of Mount Douglas overlooking a suburban area with the ocean in the distance, under a blue sky with scattered clouds.
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PKOLS - Mount Douglas Park in Greater Victoria
Vancouver Island’s south west coastline is a landscape of great natural beauty—with soft-sand beaches, rugged cliffs, and old...
Sunset Whale Watching Tour Victoria 2
Discover a new perspective on Victoria’s striking coastal scenery—and have the rare chance to spot giants of the deep, as wel...
Enjoy a day of paddle boarding on gorgeous Thetis Lake, a popular hang for families with a beautiful sandy beach. After a few...
Explore quaint Victoria on this guided walking tour with a local historian. Along the way, take in picturesque views of the c...
audio walking tour Victoria
Take in the city’s history, from its indigenous roots to the Victorian Era, with this immersive audio guide. Experience the m...
Get a comprehensive introduction to Vancouver Island with this two-day sightseeing tour, including one night of accommodation...
halloween ghostly walking tour victoria
You might not guess from the pretty gardens and charming streets, but the city of Victoria is full of ghosts, or at least gho...
Victoria Food Tour
Explore Victoria's history and culinary scene on this walking tour of the British Columbian city. Follow a guide to highlight...
See Victoria by horse-drawn carriage on a private tour that explores the Inner Harbour, Downtown, Chinatown, and more. The tr...
Vancouver to Victoria
Turn a quick trip into a memory you'll never forget with a transfer via floatplane. Board a seaplane at Coal Harbour in Vanco...

Take leisurely walks along the Inner Harbour, where you can soak in stunning waterfront views and admire beautiful historical sites. For outdoor enthusiasts, explore the breathtaking landscapes with hikes through lush forests and scenic trails.

If you’re a beach lover, Victoria boasts pristine sandy shores where you can relax, and bask in the sun. With its abundant natural beauty, cultural experiences, and endless fun stops, Victoria is an ideal destination for an unforgettable travel experience.

See Victoria by horse-drawn carriage on a private tour that explores the Inner Harbour, Downtown, Chinatown, and more. The tr...
Tour one of Victoria’s most stately and popular attractions in a unique way with a pedicab tour to Craigdarroch Castle. Enjoy...
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This private, self-guided, scavenger hunt tour is ideal if you enjoy the structure of guided tours but want the independence ...
Get a history lesson mixed with food as you wander around downtown Victoria on this walking tour. Explore historic areas of t...

Ready for a vacation you'll never forget?

Immerse yourself in the beauty of vibrant gardens, where stunning flora and fauna create a serene atmosphere.

Explore museums that showcase captivating exhibits, offering you a glimpse into the rich history and culture of the region.

Relax on picturesque beaches, basking in the sun and enjoying the soothing sound of crashing waves.

Take leisurely walks along charming paths and harbour walks.

Victoria is a destination that promises an unforgettable adventure filled with captivating gardens, enriching museums, breathtaking shorelines, and rejuvenating walks.

Victoria is home to various must-see landmarks, such as the Royal BC Museum, Craigdarroch Castle, Inner Harbour and Chinatown, to delve into the city’s rich history and heritage. 

Walk through the 182 acre Beacon Hill Park with gardens, mile ‘0’ of the Trans Canada Highway and one of the world’s tallest totem poles.

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