Would you like to teleport yourself to London for a bit? See whales? It’s not to be missed!
The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria boasts many historic buildings and some of the best museums in Western Canada. The area is also home to some of the country’s most exhilarating scenery: there’s an ocean or mountain (or both!) vista around every corner, and the city’s flower gardens are famous the world over.
Whether your taste runs to golfing, hiking, biking and fishing, or you’re more the shopping, dining and theatre type, Victoria has you covered.
Best activities tours in Victoria:
Full-Day Vancouver to Victoria Tour by Ferry from Vancouver
Take a scenic ocean ferry ride to discover the capital of British Columbia on this full-day family-friendly tour from Vancouver to Victoria. Explore the famous Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre of a vivid floral display, visit the Royal British Columbia Museum, explore the British Columbia Parliament Building in the downtown Victoria area, and so much more. Stop for lunch in the heart of the city, surrounded by water, a fantastic view, and live music.
Seaplane Flight to Victoria
Delight in lovely aerial views on the 35-minute crossing of the Strait of Georgia by seaplane — the most eco-friendly transport to Victoria. From the island capital, set off on an exciting 3-hour cruise through Haro Strait, native home to orcas (killer whales), sea lions and seals, followed by a return flight to the mainland. Seaplane Flights Vancouver , Whistler, Victoria and some of the Islands.
Spend the day scouting for an incredible array of marine life during this 3- to 5-hour Vancouver or Victoria whale watching cruise. Join a professional naturalist on board a modern boat as you search for creatures including killer whales (orcas), seals, porpoises and eagles, among others. The waters for your cruise are renowned for attracting whales, offering an up to 90% success rate with sightings. Best of all, you’ll enjoy spectacular scenery set amidst the Gulf and San Juan Islands (April to October).