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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Beacon Hill Park
"Hop into your horse-drawn carriage at your selected tour time. As you begin your 45-minute tour you'll pass by the totem poles of Thunderbird Park as well as historical buildings including St Ann's Academy a magnificent 1871 Catholic school. Make your way up into Beacon Hill Park and relax in 155 acres of breathtaking land with natural wild areas as well as manicured stunning floral gardens and elegant fountains. On the way back into town
From CAD145.00
60-Minute Deluxe Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour
"Combine the fabulous Beacon Hill Park tour with the breathtaking waterfront views of Washington's snow-capped Olympic Mountain Range. Your tour begins with a trip up to Beacon Hill Park. Pass by the totem poles of Thunderbird Park as well as historical buildings including St Ann's Academy a magnificent 1871 Catholic school. Relax in 155 acres of breathtaking land with natural wild areas as well as manicured stunning floral gardens and elegant fountains. Upon leaving Beacon Hill Park this tour takes a longer route back to town. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca as your carriage rolls down the waterfront Dallas Road. Finish the tour with the heritage buildings of the historic James Bay district and the marvelous
From CAD185.00
Victoria Self-Guided Audio Tour
"Tour the romantic and exciting city of Victoria on a self-guided tour and learn about the city's fascinating history and how it has progressed into the capital of British Columbia. This lovely audio tour will show you the incredible Royal BC Museum where you are able to see many exhibits and features that make up Victoria. Walk through one of the oldest and vibrant Chinatown's in North America. Then visit other stops such as the Inner Harbour Centre BC Parliament Building Emily Carr House Bastion Square Fan Tan Alley the Fairmont Empress Hotel
From $20.00

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Beacon Hill Park

After visiting the Abkhazi Gardens we took a bus back to the centre of Victoria then later visited Beacon Hill Park.This park takes its name from the fact there were two beacons located on Beacon Hill...
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Apr 18, 2015

Petting Zoo at Beacon Hill Park

While the entire Beacon Hill Park is very pleasant, especially along the ocean, the highlight for my daughter was the petting zoo at the Children's Farm within. It is open daily between 10:00 and...
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Aug 08, 2011

Beacon Park

Next to the coast at Brotchie Ledge, beacons were set to guide mariners. Now it is a wonderful park to walk through and enjoy the views across to Washington. Gardens, fountains and rocky coastlines...
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Feb 14, 2010

Beacon Hill Park

One of my favourite places was Beacon Hill Park, a great opportunity to breathe fresh and clean air. Too many people miss this beautiful city park, despite the fact that it's only a few minutes walk...
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Jul 07, 2008

Everybody's Favorite Downtown Park

Beacon Hill Park is located right in downtown Victoria, behind the Royal BC Museum and running along the water all the way from Douglas Street to Cook Street. Inside the park peacocks wander around...
Jul 12, 2007

Another reason why Victoria is called Garden City!

Beacon Hill Park is a beautiful urban park that stretches from the Juan de Fuca Straight to the heart of downtown Victoria. The history of the park goes back to the end of the 19th century, when...
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Jul 08, 2007

Clover Point Park

If you walk from downtown Victoria along Fort Street, and then turn south along Cook Street, you'll eventually hook up with Beacon Hill Park. At the foot of Cook Street is Dallas Road, and across from...
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Jun 29, 2007

Beacon Hill Park

This is the largest and most beautiful park in Victoria. It is absolutely enjoyable in any season. The are numerous flat walking paths throughout the park. You will continuallly happen upon ponds...
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Oct 22, 2006

Birds watching

Unfortunatelly i was there in the evening and the pictures I've taken were not the greatest. If you look at the website you can see better views.Stroll through Beacon Hill Park - take in the Petting...
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Sep 02, 2006

Beacon Hill Park

Towards late afternoon, we headed to Beacon Hill Park for a walk around the small pond which I noted had just a few too many Canada geese as I was carefully trying to avoid all the goose poop, through...
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Aug 25, 2006


Located at the foot of Douglas Street, Beacon Hill Park is the grand showpiece of Victoria, a city with a long and proud tradition of gardening. Set aside in 1858 by James Douglas, governor of...
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Mar 14, 2006

An attraction whose beauty never pales

Even those of us that live here love Beacon Hill Park. For many of us it holds fond memories of teenage (or older) trysts, family outings and solitary wanderings. What makes it so perpetually...
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May 14, 2004
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Emily Carr House

Lovingly maintained piece of Victorian Victoriana, historic birthplace and family home of the beloved Canadian west coast painter and author. "It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the...
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Helmcken House

Helmcken House is near the Royal BC Museum. Helmcken House is an old wooden house that was the home of Dr John Sebastian Helmcken. He was the first doctor to work for the Hudson Bay Company in...
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Miniature World

It is located next to the Empress hotel. According to its brochure, its highlights are the world's largest dollhouse and the world's longest model railroad. Other exhibits include miniature scenes of...
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Inner Harbour

While it used to be great, and I would have rated it much higher, most of the Inner Harbour is closed to kayakers now. From what I have gathered, the float planes and the water taxis have complained...
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Maritime Museum of British Columbia

The Maritime Museum is a great museum to visit if you are a maritime fan. Not only fixed maritime objects are on display, but the museum has new exhibitions changing from time to time. What to think...
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Bastion Square

Bastion Square is located in an area that was originally established by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1843 as Fort Victoria. From this Fort the Hudson Bay Company traded with First Nations people to...
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