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Victoria, British Columbia overview

Founded as a fur-trading post by the Hudson Bay Company, Victoria is home to an interesting mix of cultures. There are English pubs, East Indian restaurants, and Japanese sushi bars. Chinatown features great buys at Market Square. Spend a pleasant afternoon among the flowers and waterways of world-famous Butchart Gardens.

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Victoria's Eat Like a Canadian Tour

Victoria's Eat Like a Canadian Tour

$90/Adult

Discover some of Canada's most traditional dishes like beavertails and poutine, chit chat with chefs...

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One Way Whale Watching Trip from Victoria to Vancouver

One Way Whale Watching Trip from Victoria to Vancouver

$195/Adult

Enjoy a 6 hour-15 minute whale watching catamaran cruise as you sail from Victoria, across the Salis...

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Deluxe Evening City Tour

Deluxe Evening City Tour

$40/Adult

Deluxe Victoria BC Evening Tour This fully live-narrated tour will show you the best of Victoria at...

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Evening City Tour

Evening City Tour

$32/Adult

Evening City Tour Discover the sights of Victoria on an open-air bus or classic turn-of-the-century...

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2508 Victoria, British Columbia Port Reviews

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by jswalam

We opted to not do an excursion and go out in our own. We hopped on the BC transit ($5 all day pass) took the number 2 line over to Oak Bay. It’s about a 25 min ride through town. Oak Bay is a nice little village with shops and eateries. Very friendly. We walked about 10 min to Oak Bay Marina. I highly recommend this especially if you have children. For $3 you get a bag of fish to feed the local seals. There was about 6 of them just waiting. They will do tricks like spin for you and splash you. One kept hitting his belly. This was by far our favorite stop on the cruise!

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by Makarpc

Victoria is just spectacular. We took an exciting to the butterfly garden (best one we've ever been to including different countries) and then to the unparalleled Butchart Gardens which must be the most beautiful gardens this side of heaven.

Visited: Aug 16, 2019

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by SailorAnne

We may go back to Victoria for another vacation. It’s really pretty and has more to see than what you can pack into a few hours. We did the O’Canada Highlights bus tour. Our tour guide Jonathan was really good. We stopped at a coffee shop for a donut and hot beverage after driving through some of the more interesting neighborhoods in the area and up to a Victoria overlook with beautiful views of the city.

Visited: Jul 12, 2019

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by live2cruise67

You have to go to the Butchart Gardens if you come here. The have the most beautiful flowers and scenery. The city is so clean with flower baskets every ten feet it seems and topiaries on major roads. The store near the port is hard to get into but the prices are less expensive than the gift shop in Butchart gardens. When you are looking for an Alaskan itinerary try to find one with Victoria.

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