Attractions in Victoria, BC
Your Victoria vacation has the potential to become your best ever when you start with the city's number one rated Victoria attraction & activity, Eagle Wing Tours. So what else is there to do? Victoria has long been a favourite with world travelers and as a result has a mature and well developed tourism industry. We've listed some of our favourite attractions below including contact information and website addresses for your information.
If you have any questions about these attractions and activities in Victoria on Vancouver Island please do not hesitate to contact us any time. We would love to assist you in any way that we can.
Big Bus Victoria
From sparkling waterfront to unique cityscapes, from ancient forest to snow-capped mountain views, the Big Bus Tour is the best way to discover Victoria! What better way to see the sights of Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula than from a seat on one of their unique sightseeing buses! When you select a BIG BUS tour, you'll have the opportunity to spend lots of time at any of the stops, including major attractions, shopping areas, and many of Victoria's fine restaurants.
811 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1W8
Phone: (250) 389-2229 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 389-2229 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.42300552304526 -123.36818218231201
Now a National Historic Site of Canada, and still owned by family descendants. The Butchart Gardens offers 22ha (55 acres) of wonderful floral display located in Greater Victoria on Vancouver Island. The Butchart Gardens is one of the world's premier floral show gardens. Jennie Butchart began to shape this magnificent landscape in 1904. She established, in the style of the grand estates of the period, several distinct gardens to evoke a range of aesthetic experiences.
800 Benvenuto Avenue
Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8
Phone: (250) 652-5256 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 652-5256 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: (250) 652-5256
Lat/Long: 48.56331506605914 -123.46394777297974
Royal B.C. Museum
The Royal BC Museum is a place of discovery. Through unique galleries, the Museum showcases the human and natural history of British Columbia and temporary exhibits from other countries and cultures. British Columbia’s past, present and future are alive at the Royal BC Museum. With a collection of more than seven million unique objects and documents, there’s something incredible to see every time you visit.
675 Belleville Street
Phone: (250) 356-RBCM (7226)
Fax: (250) 387-5674
Lat/Long: 48.42042697376793 -123.36833238601685
The National Geographic Theater IMAX
The IMAX theater gives you the most powerful and involving film experience, bringing images to life with 12,000 watts of IMAX Digital surround sound. Located next to the Royal BC Museum.
675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1A1
Phone: (250) 953-4629 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 953-4629 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.42045652293885 -123.3683431148529
Walk into the many different worlds that Miniature World has to offer. It has been said to be the “Greatest little show on earth”! From start to finish you will experience the many different worlds such as Space 2201, Fields of Glory, which depict some of the better known wars, Enchanted Valley of Castles, Swiss Family Robinson, London Town, Circus World, and so much more! So come visit Miniature World located on the north side of the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria.
649 Humboldt Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1A6
Phone: (250) 385-9731 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 385-9731 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.422613925194064 -123.36721658706665
The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
The Maritime Museum of British Columbia welcomes you to come and explore an exciting world of Maritime history. Join in the multiple attractions with sections that investigate: explorers, pirates, whaling and fishing, shipwrecks, and so much more!
28 Bastion Square
Victoria, BC V8W 1H9
Phone: (250) 382-2869 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 382-2869 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.42579904115263 -123.3688822388649
Victoria Bug Zoo
Experience the amazing world of insects and spiders at Victoria’s bug zoo! You will have the opportunity to meet over 40 species of insects with the help of the very knowledgeable ‘bug guides,’ and for the more adventurous, you may opt for a more hands on approach with the correct supervision. Be sure to come out and bring your camera to capture all the interactive fun the bug zoo has to offer!
631 Courtney Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1B8
Phone: (250) 384-2847 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 384-2847 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.42340423775762 -123.36709856987
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Butterfly Gardens is an indoor tropical paradise, with brightly coloured fish, tropical birds, and a variety of beautiful plant life. Enjoy the option of a guided tour that is included in the entrance fee, or a self-paced tour if that is better suited to you. Victoria’s Butterfly Gardens is a great place full of fun and learning for all ages!
1461 Benvenuto Avenue
Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J5
Phone: (250) 652-3822 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 652-3822 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: (250) 652-4683
Lat/Long: 48.56503436425138 -123.43916416168213
Royal London Wax Museum
Unfortunately closed until further notice
470 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1W9
Phone: (250) 388-4461 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 388-4461 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: (250) 388-4493
Lat/Long: 48.421030237091 -123.3712774515152
Go back in time and see what it was like to live like the rich and famous in the 1890’s and 1900’s. The Victorian mansion was built by wealthy coal baron Robert Dunsmuir and holds an abundance of historic value within all 39 rooms. You can enjoy a leisurely self-guided tour among the 20000 square feet of space within the Craigdarroch Castle!
1050 Joan Crescent
Victoria, BC V8S 3L5
Phone: (250) 592-5323 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 592-5323 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.42252029730439 -123.34337711334229
Victoria’s Chinatown is Canada’s first, located in the “oldtown” area of downtown. You’ll be amazed at the large ornate entrance way called the “Gate of Harmonious Interest,” built in Sozhou. Chinatown stretches along the 500 and 600-block on Fisgard, with many sights to see, one being the famous Fan Tan Alley.
Lat/Long: 48.42931018923535 -123.36753845214844
Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre is an aquarium and marine education centre focused on the amazing ecosystem of the Salish Sea. The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre is located in a spectacular waterfront building in Sidney, BC. The space the Centre is housed in is owned by the Town of Sidney thanks to an agreement with the developer of the Sidney Pier building. The Centre has a 20-year lease with the Town of Sidney for the nominal fee of $5.
9811 Seaport Place
V8L 4X3Tel: 250.665.7511 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 250.665.7511 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
The Centre of the Universe
The Centre of the Universe is the new interpretive centre at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria BC. Treat yourself to spectacular views of Victoria and the Cosmos! The interpretive exhibits and talented staff will introduce you to the amazing world of astronomy.
5071 West Saanich Road
Victoria, BC V9E 2E7
Phone: (250) 363-8262 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 363-8262 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.51719918570168 -123.42105388641357
Pacific Undersea Gardens
Descend... into a world where Victoria’s reputation as the “City of Gardens” extends beneath the tide-line! Home of the largest collection of local marine life to be found anywhere! You will come face to face with the excitement, the wonder, the magic and mystery of the underwater world.
490 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1W9
Phone: (250) 382-5717 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 382-5717 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: (250) 382-5210
Lat/Long: 48.42111870564741 -123.3706283569336
Located only minutes from downtown, the third generation family farm grows over 50 varieties of vegetables and berries to perfection. Whether it's the freshest produce in town you crave, a place to take your family for fun and adventure at the corn maze, or a fascinating history lesson in farming you yearn for, visiting our local farm market, maze and our whimsical train is a must for you and your family.
4150 Blenkinsop Road
Victoria, BC V8X 2C4
Phone: (250) 477-4450 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 477-4450 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Lat/Long: 48.47900531563799 -123.35466384887695
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Enjoy a variety of cultural art events at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Check their website for upcoming shows and plan a fun filled art adventure. Admission varies with age.
1040 Moss Street
Victoria, BC V8V 4P1
Phone: (250) 384-4101 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 384-4101 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: (250) 361.3995
Lat/Long: 48.42216536394828 -123.34731459617615
Enjoy the magnificent history of Hatley Estate’s main attraction built in 1908; the 40-room replica of a 15th century Edwardian castle. Spend a day in the life of the rich and famous coal mine baron and premier/lieutenant governor of British Columbia, James Dunsmuir. When you step inside, you will be amazed by the sculpted ceilings, oak beams, four unbelievable Belgian crystal chandeliers, and so much more.
1-2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2
Phone: (250) 391-2666 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (250) 391-2666 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Fax: (250) 391-2620
Lat/Long: 48.43961361375612 -123.47748756408691
"Inspiring the conservation of our marine environment, with a thrill!"