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"Best of Victoria Tour: Whale Watching
"Best of Victoria Tour: Whale Watching Butchart Gardens and Sunset Cruise from Vancouver""Check in for your full-day tour in the morning at Vancouver’s Westin Bayshore Hotel. You’ll then be taken to the launching spot for your whale-watching cruise.Board a 60-foot (18-meter) boat and journey along a beautiful route across the Georgia Stra killer whales and humpback whales all while enjoying commentary about the region’s wildlife from your naturalist guide. Your boat will dock in Victoria’s Inner Harbour where you’ll then be given free time to explore the city of Victoria independently. When you’re ready hop on the shuttle bus and head to the world-famous Butchart Gardens. (Shuttle busses depart from downtown Victoria periodically throughout the afternoon.)Enjoy a couple of hours to leisurely stroll through the stunning floral displays. This National
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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
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Victoria Grand City Private Tour and Craigdarroch Castle
"Travel in a private 10-passenger van as you explore Victoria known for its historical venues and scenic landscapes. Your 1.5-hour tour starts with pickup from your Victoria-based hotel or lodging. After meeting your driver and guide you will make your way to the downtown core near Victoria's inner harbour. Visit the Royal British Columbia Museum which features artifacts galleries and collections of British Columbia's natural modern and human history. Afterwards
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Inner Harbour Tips (26)


This is ground zero for Victoria. Politics, business, transportation and tourism are all centered here. You will find the Provincial Parliament Building here along with the Empress Hotel - and a host...
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Jul 26, 2016

Kayaking in the 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...
Jul 11, 2016

Laurel Point Park

This is a nice park on the seawall along the southern shore of the Inner Harbour. It has nice views across the harbour towards downtown, the Empress hotel, etc., and it is a nice stroll around the...
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Nov 12, 2015

The Inner Harbour

The Inner Harbour of Victoria is quite pretty and is filled with a variety of different boats. If we had had more time, we would have taken a water taxi trip across it.As we walked along the...
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Apr 18, 2015

Fishing in Inner Harbour Victoria.

Ask for someone named Darren Beasley. He will take you on a fishing trip out in the harbour. We had a great fishing experience here. He was great at taking us to spots where there was plenty of fish...
Jul 27, 2011

Inner Harbour

This place is the heart of Victoria, a sweeping waterfront that contains several of the city's best-known landmarks such as the Empress Hotel, Parliament Buildings and the Royal BC Museum. In the...
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Apr 04, 2011

Undersea Gardens

It was really hard for me to decide about listing this in the "Tourist Trap" items or in the "Things to Do" list, but as it is in the primary tourist area of Victoria I will list it among the "Things...
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Jan 27, 2011

Walk around the inner harbour

The walk around the harbour is a very interesting and lively one. There is a nice walkway and you will see various kinds of boats, float planes and interesting people. It is a short walk to the...
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Oct 22, 2010

A Walk Through the Tourist Zone...

This is the Heart of the City really....its central and most "tourists" venture here likely because its the main tie up area for private boats,yachts,as well as the wharf area for the ferries that run...
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Sep 14, 2009

Get Ready For Some Entertainment

After our High Tea at the Fairmont Empress, Sue and I walked around a bit right at the Inner Harbour and some of the streets nearby. We experienced our first taste of Bubble Tea which is a sweet tea...
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May 18, 2009

Kayak in Victoria's Inner Harbour

If you're travelling as a couple and you're in to outdoor activities, one of my favourite activities is to Kayak the Victoria harbour. A kayak rental for a two-person kayak for 2 hours is about $40....
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May 14, 2008

Victoria's famous Inner Harbour

The most familiar image that comes to mind when thinking about Victoria probably is the Legislature buildings overlooking Inner Harbour. The scenery around the harbour is so nice, you won't be able to...
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Jul 07, 2007
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Things to Do Near Inner Harbour

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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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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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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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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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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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Getting to Inner Harbour


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