In addition to the vast array of
historic and natural attractions that Victoria has to offer, you'll
also find an array of tourist-driven
Before embarking on your trip, consider
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dining, hotels, and entertainment on Vancouver Island. Some of
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Commonwealth Place, Cedar Hill Recreation Center, and the National Geographic
What trip to Victoria would be complete
without the Empress Hotel (except ours...)? The grandeur of the Empress
is Victoria's most recognizable landmark. It's ivy-covered walls
house the most expensive rooms in Victoria, up to $2000 per night during
peak season for a suite. Tourists from all
over the world flock to have
afternoon tea (for $42 ea.) in it's tea lobby, and drool over the
menus of its restaurants. Make sure to make reservations at least
two weeks in advance for tea. The Empress Room is the cream of
the crop here, with meals starting at $30 and going up from there.
You will get an elegant setting with live harp music for your money,
though. Hit the Empress in off-season for dramatic price reductions.
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The gardens are Victoria's best-known
attraction. More than 5,000 varieties of flowers, 35,000 new bulbs,
and over 100 roses bloom here each year. There are fireworks in
summer, and tea in the garden year-round.
section of Victoria focuses on Bastion Square. The oldest section
of town, the cobblestoned streets, lined with gas lamps date from the
1860s. Once the site of Fort Victoria, Today, this is home to
nightclubs, restaurants, shops, and cafes. You'll also find Chinatown
and the Maritime Museum of British Columbia here.
A conservatory, filled with lush greenery,
tropical plants, a waterfall, exotic birds, monkeys, lemurs, wallabies,
Orcas and Minke whales are common
to Vancouver Island. Dozens of trips each day leave port and deliver
Royal London Wax
Features about 300 wax figures directly
Features 80 settings, from the historic
Canadian Pacific Railway to a futuristic space.
Located at the Royal British Columbia
Museum, the massive screen and surround sound give an incredible movie-going
more than 5000 marine specimens in their natural habitat.
Saanich Commonwealth Place
Featuring a wave pool and 160° water
slide, a steam/sauna/swirlpool, and more fun for the family.