Discover Victoria

Our properties are located in beautiful South Vancouver Island.

Victoria is a magical city, full of historic landmarks, outdoor activities, parklands

and amazing food and culture. 

 

Here are some top attractions worth visiting during your stay. 

INNER HARBOUR

Walk along the water in Victoria's famous inner harbour. Enjoy summertime buskers, vendors, markets.

PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS

Open to the public Monday to Friday between 8:30 am to 5:00 pm for free guided tours.  During the busy summer season, the Parliament Buildings are open for tours seven days a week, including statutory holidays

FAIRMONT EMPRESS HOTEL

Recognized as one of the top 21 iconic hotels, the Empress is an elegant, must visit landmark.  Stop in for a drink at the newly renovated Q restaurant or reserve a table for world-famous tea. The hotel is stunning to walk through or relax at the Willow Stream Spa 

CRAIGDARROCH CASTLE

Tour the historic Craigdarroch Castle and take a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s. Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored and is 

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BUTCHART GARDENS

A famous tourist attraction known for it's breathtaking 22 ha (55 acres) of gardens year around.  Saturday night summer fireworks, Christmas light displays and outdoor ice rink and a year round indoor carousel are amongst some highlights. Stay for  high tea or enjoy the Butchart restaurant. 

Other notable gardens: Butterfly Gardens, Point Ellice

BEACON HILL PARK

A 62 acre park in downtown Victoria featuring trails, a petting zoo farm wading, duck ponds, wading pool, water fountains, picnic areas, monuments, sports fields, putting green and playgrounds. A band pavilion, famous Garry Oaks, and cultural features including what was once the world’s tallest totem pole.

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ROYAL BC MUSEUM

Experience interactive and immersive exhibits of authentic artifacts and highly realistic settings thought Victoria BC and world history. Also home to the largest IMAX screen in British Columbia, featuring crystal clear images in IMAX 4K Laser and wraparound digital surround sound.

   Other attractions: Miniature World, Emily Carr House

BEAR MOUNTAIN RESORT & GOLF COURSE

A stunning resort that includes 2 premiere golf courses.  All rates at Bear Mountain include power cart with GPS, club valet & club cleaning services and warm up balls on the practice facility. 

Other great Victoria courses: Highland Pacific, Gorge Vale, Olympic View, Cordova Bay & Victoria Golf Club

DALLAS RD

A popular jogging, walking, windsurfing, dog walking, nature watching park along the ocean near Beacon Hill park. 

Walk down to the beach and enjoy a picnic and the sound of waves against the rocky shores. Other must visit beaches include: Willows, Gonzales, Thetis Lake, Flemming/Sax Pointe, Sooke Potholes & Durrance Lake

WHALE WATCHING

Explore the wonders and fragility of the Salish Sea aboard a whale watching vessel. See marine life, including the potential sightings of orcas, humpabacks & even dolphins. 

Check-Out Eagle Wing Tours

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HORSE & CARRIAGE TOURS

Take a relaxing tour of the city the Victorian era way,

via horse and carriage. A popular tourist attraction.

DOUBLE DECKER  HOP-ON HOP-OFF TOURS

Explore victoria on a Hop-On Hop-Off CitySights Tour. Hop aboard with the flexibility to explore the many popular attractions Victoria has to offer at your convenience.

Other tours worth mentioning: Tesla Tours 

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GALLOPING GOOSE TRAIL

Walk, cycle, hike, horse back ride or in-line skate along  the 151 hectares (373 acres) or 60 km long scenic trails and paths that link throughout the city.

SPORTS RENTALS

Immerse yourself in the active lifestyle of Vancouver Island.

Sports Rent, Kayak Rental, Boat/Fishing Charters,

Bike Rental, Scooter Rental

ENTERTAINMEMT

Victoria has a fun nightlife full of pubs, live entertainment, night clubs, pub crawls and more. Check out: Pickle pub crawl, The Drake, The Churchill, Bard & Banker, Rolling Barrel, Darcy'sUpstairs, SwansSticky Wickett Strathcona Hotel

RESTAURANTS

Victoria has the highest number of restaurants per capita in all of Canada, and the second highest number in North America, next to San Francisco! So, make sure you dine out while you're here.

Boom & Batton, Il Terrazzo, Browns Social House, Fiamo, Fernwood Inn, Glo, 5th st, 10 Acres & Finns are amongst some of Elite's team picks.

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