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Top Things To Visit And See In Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Meenakshi Sutar Mar 26, 2020
The city with over 125 years old heritage, picturesque gardens, astonishing marine wildlife, beautiful beaches, and lakes. This amazing tourist destination situated in BC, Canada awaits you for offering rejuvenation.

British Columbia Parliament Buildings

Visitors can discover the architectural splendor of the Parliament Buildings and learn about British Columbia's Legislative Assembly.

Craigdarroch Castle

Craigdarroch Castle in Victoria is a beautiful example of Victorian Architecture. It is a National Historic Site is home to exquisite stained-glass windows, woodwork and period antiques.

Inner Harbor Pathway

The Victoria Harbor - including the Inner Harbor - is one of the most beautiful harbors in the world. The harbor has had a long history, starting with its use by First Nations. It is magnificent tourist attraction with splendid view of historic city. In summer, it is home to festivals, shows and music.

Butchart Gardens

Nature has always been a great stress-buster. Visit the historic Butchart Gardens abundant with lush greens and colorful blooming flowers that steal your heart making you feel fresh and energetic.

Chinatown

The oldest Chinatown in Canada and the second oldest in North America has been a must-visit attraction of Victoria for tourists.
An ornately decorated arch at the entrance called Gate of Harmonious Interest, distinct architecture, and the shops with Chinese names carved on windows makes it more attractive.

Whale Watching Tour

The marine wildlife in Victoria has been an all-time favorite attraction for all adventure lovers. Enjoy the thrilling experience of watching migrated whales and other marine animals living in coastal waters.

Victoria Butterfly Garden


The Victoria Butterfly Garden is a treat for tourists as it offers a uniquely thrilling experience while watching thousands of butterflies, poison dart frogs, flamingos, tortoises, large iguanas, tropical ducks, free-flying tropical birds and many more.
Also, wandering through the marvelous green and grassy garden loaded with tropical flowers, carnivorous plants, and fruits of the world is a pleasant experience.

Abkhazi Garden

Rightly called as the “City of Gardens”, Victoria boasts its world-famous Abkhazi Garden that is exclusively blessed with rocky slopes, magnificent native Garry oaks, and gorgeous landscapes.

Durrance Lake Regional Park

Situated in a valley formed between the shadow of Mount Work and the neighboring Partridge Hills, the Durrance Lake is circled with forested slopes.
It is a pleasant experience hiking on the well-prepared path of the circular trail surrounding the lake.

Beacon Hill Park

With the preservation of the native flora, Beacon Hill Park includes a variety of amenities such as trails, playgrounds, ponds, and landscaped gardens. It forms the crowning jewel in Victoria’s park system.

Thetis Lake Regional Park

The Thetis Lake has been a favorite spot for all hikers and trail runners due to various hiking trails surrounding scenic lakes and a lush green west coast rainforest.

Sooke Potholes Regional Park

Visit this amazing destination along the Sooke River with a unique natural rock formation that was formed millions of years ago.
Also, strolling through several trails along the river close to the shoreline and high above the rock pools is an amazing experience.

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

The art lovers would enjoy visiting this art museum accommodated in a historic mansion. It leaves you in awe seeing the wonderful collection of artworks of local artists.

Royal BC Museum

Explore the rich history and culture of BC, Canada through the exhibitions, tours, and camps in this world-class museum of natural and human history.
The historic museum boasts an extensive collection of more than 7,000,000 specimens, artifacts and cultural objects from across the region.

Miniature World, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Miniature World in Victoria is Miniature-themed dioramas & displays representing historical times & fictional worlds.

Hatley Park National Historic Site

Hatley Park National Historic Site is Canada’s largest located in Colwood, in Greater Victoria. This is most diverse National Historic site. Visit the museum, the heritage gardens; the Japanese Garden, the Italian Garden, and the Rose Garden.
With a plethora of attractions, Victoria is worth visiting once in a lifetime. Do visit this “City of Gardens” to witness the natural beauty and feel refreshed.