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2-Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria
"You'll start out by visiting Fisherman's Wharf a local house boat community. From there make your way in the inner harbour to view the Parliament Buildings as well as the famous Empress Hotel. You'll then pass through the historical shopping district downtown as you make your way to Canada's oldest Chinatown.Afterwards drive through the heritage community of James Bay to see the Emily Carr House the famous childhood home of local Canadian painter Emily Carr. Then journey through the Beacon Hill Park to visit some local Peacocks and view the world's tallest Totem Pole. Pass through the Lieutenant Governor's Estate and Mansion and then head toward pass through the beautiful Oak Bay Village and stop at the Oak Bay Marina to visit some local harbor seals. Afterwards
From CAD220.00
 
2-Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria
"You'll start out by visiting Fisherman's Wharf a local house boat community. From there make your way in the inner harbour to view the Parliament Buildings as well as the famous Empress Hotel. You'll then pass through the historical shopping district downtown as you make your way to Canada's oldest Chinatown.Afterwards drive through the heritage community of James Bay to see the Emily Carr House the famous childhood home of local Canadian painter Emily Carr. Then journey through the Beacon Hill Park to visit some local Peacocks and view the world's tallest Totem Pole. Pass through the Lieutenant Governor's Estate and Mansion and then head toward pass through the beautiful Oak Bay Village and stop at the Oak Bay Marina to visit some local harbor seals. Afterwards
From CAD220.00
 
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

Fisherman's Wharf Tips (13)

Best Kept Secret Destination

FIsherman's Wharf is Victoria's hidden treasure waiting for discovery! It's so close to downtown, and has a vibrant atmosphere with funky floathomes, fishing vessels and marine life! You get a front...
mhornell
Apr 17, 2013

Hidden Treasure

I live in Victoria but I had friends visiting me from England and I wanted to show them a unique area of Victoria so I took them to Fisherman's Wharf for lunch. There is no other place like it on...
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Luccasmom
Mar 19, 2013

Crazy Houseboats at Fisherman's Wharf

This area is an easy walk from central Victoria. There are seals there that will rise up to be fed, but the most interesting thing to see, in my opinion, are the unique and colourful houseboats. Each...
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SurfaceTravel
Aug 08, 2011

Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf has moorings available for recreational & fishing boats, live aboard vessels and floating homes. Was surprised to see so many "floating homes" all architecturally different from...
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annk
Apr 04, 2011

Assorted Activities at Fisherman's Wharf

I was extremely tempted to list Fisherman's Wharf and its Park under the "Tourist Trap" tips, but there is already a collection of material listing it here under the "Things to Do" category, and so...
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glabah
Dec 29, 2010

Seals at Fisherman's Wharf

If you want to get a glimpse of some sea life while you're visiting Victoria and don't happen to have time to go on a sightseeing tour or are there at the wrong time of year for whales, or just don't...
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Karlie85
Mar 30, 2010

YUM....Fresh Crab from the Docks...

A little walk around Fisherman's Wharf is always kind of an adventure...this is the predominant place where the fish boats tie up in the region and there's always lots of people coming and...
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Greggor58
Sep 13, 2009

Step into a whole different world!

Fisherman's Wharf was unlike anything I'd ever seen before! It basically is a floating fishermen village, where streets have been replaced with piers and where seals are the most common house pets!...
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Jefie
Jul 08, 2007

The place for fish'n'chips in Victoria.

Fisherman's Wharf, Victoria, is absolutely nothing like its namesake in San Francisco! So don't expect the razzmatazz of the more southerly Fisherman's Wharf. This place is really more like a marina,...
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worldkiwi
Aug 07, 2006

Fisherman's Wharf - fish&chips, seals & floathomes

Check out Fisherman's Wharf for a variety of reasons. Of course you can eat outstanding fish and chips there. After that stroll the docks to check out the interesting floathomes here as you are...
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Albernfrau
May 11, 2006

Fisherman's Wharf

The area is known for it's famous seafood take-out restaurant - Barb's Fish & Chips. The food must be good....it was so crowded people were eating everywhere along the docks. Lines were too long...
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annk
Jun 26, 2004

Fisherman's Wharf

Victoria's Fisherman's Wharf isn't too big and doesn't get as much attention as San Francisco's but it's definitely worth a visit. Fishermen work and some live on the boats that line the wharf....
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btex
Jun 22, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Fisherman's Wharf

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Harbour ferries

Well known for its charming city center the picturesque harbor, is a manageable on walking and explore the charming harbor and main city streets without paying for needless tours. The harbor area...
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City Hall

Victoria City Hall is located on Douglas Street and Pandora Avenue. It was completed in 1890 and was designed by architect John Teague. Outside there was a statue and a memorial to Victoria's...
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Market Square

Market Square dates from the late 1800s. This was a time when Victoria was enjoying rapid growth and prosperity due to all the gold prospectors passing through on their way to seek their fortunes in...
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Chinatown

Victoria's Chinatown has the distinction of being the oldest Chinatown in Canada. It is the second oldest in North America after San Francisco. Victoria's Chinatown grew up to house the many Chinese...
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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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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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