Things to Do Victoria BC

Are you looking for things to do while visiting Victoria BC? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve put together a selection of things to do based on some of our favorite places to visit in Victoria. We are lucky to call greater Victoria home, and because we spend our time exploring when we’re at home, we’ve compiled a local’s guide to visiting Victoria BC. This includes some great ideas on the best attractions and best places to visit and see in Victoria, BC. We are thrilled to share these with you and hope you enjoy Victoria BC!

Victoria BC

Things to Do

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We enjoy exploring on our own in most cities we visit. However, we recognize due to time constraints, or other reasons, you may prefer more structured tours.

We recommend this historical walking tour at the beginning of your stay in Victoria. Certainly, this will enhance the remainder of your visit.

If you want more of a private tour, and don’t want to walk a lot, you may instead enjoy this highly rated city tour.

Take your time to enjoy the leisurely pace of Victoria. The city is a gem in Canada, and there are many folks who choose to retire here. The weather is the obvious reason, however there’s also a laid back, casual lifestyle one feels while living on an island. Learn more on Victoria’s climate here.

With UVic, Comosun College and Royal Roads University, there’s also a strong population of students living here.

No matter how long you’re in Victoria, or what time of the year you plan to visit, you’ll find plenty of things to see and do. Visit our main travel tips menu for specific ideas depending on your interests as you plan your activities.

Please note these activities are all located in Victoria. For details on Butchart Gardens located in Brentwood Bay, activities in Esquimalt, or other fabulous attractions outside of the city of Victoria, see our Victoria nearby section.

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