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FREE PASSES TO ATTRACTIONS

Did you know that you can get free passes to several of the most popular attractions in Victoria - from the Greater Victoria Public Library? Included in your library membership is the ability to borrow an e-pass for free general admission to the following attractions: Craigdarroch Castle Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Royal BC Museum

  • Goldstream Salmon Run, Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria

GOLDSTREAM SALMON RUN

mid-late October -> early December GOLDSTREAM PROVINCIAL PARK - Goldstream has a world-class salmon spawning stream with thousands of Chum Salmon returning each year. Bright colours and hooked jaws develop on male Chum salmon after they enter breeding streams. This accounts for the very different appearance these fish have from when they are caught in

  • Blackberry close up Visitor in Victoria

PICKING BLACKBERRIES – A VICTORIA TRADITION!

Here in Victoria ... well actually most of Vancouver Island ... we're 'blessed' with an abundance of wild blackberries.  They grow wild everywhere and will take over any space they can. These blackberries are not only opportunistic ... but they're vicious and will draw blood whenever they can!  In fact some people believe that the

  • Train at Heritage Acres, Saanichton, BC

TRAIN RIDES AT HERITAGE ACRES

Riding the Rails with the Vancouver Island Model Engineers **HERITAGE ACRES IS CLOSED PRESENTLY DUE TO COVID.  CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR UP-DATES** One of Victoria’s least known attractions is the miniature railway run by the Vancouver Island Model Engineers or VIME located at the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society’s Heritage Acres in Central Saanich. This fabulous

  • Butterfly Gardens, Victoria, BC

VICTORIA BUTTERFLY GARDENS

A Visit to Victoria Butterfly Gardens Victoria Butterfly Gardens isn’t just about butterflies; in fact, it is a complete tropical rain forest experience from the beautiful tropical gardens with over 200 species of tropical plants including carnivorous plants, to the beautiful ponds and streams teaming with Koi, waterfalls and bridges, free flying tropical birds, gorgeous

  • Coles Bay Regional Park, Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria, Parks in Victoria

COLES BAY REGIONAL PARK

A small park in a quiet neighborhood leading down to the Saanich Inlet - that's Coles Bay Regional Park! At just under 9 acres, this park is the perfect place for a short stroll, or a picnic with the family.  The path is fairly level but not really wheelchair accessible if you want to reach

  • One of the Sculptures on Sidney Waterfront Walk, Sidney, BC Visitor in Victoria

SIDNEY WATERFRONT WALKWAY

When arriving and departing Victoria, BC either by air or a BC Ferry to the mainland, you'll pass by the quaint city of Sidney (or Sidney-by-the Sea).  I strongly urge you to make the short drive back there while you're in the area and check it out! In addition to being known as 'booktown' (see

  • Toy Museum in Victoria, BC

NATIONAL TOY MUSEUM

The National Toy Museum of Canada specializes in the preservation and history of old toys. 1410 Broad Street Victoria, British Columbia Hours:  Mon - Sat 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Call (250) 385-8697 Taken from an article by CBC News: Co-owner B. Woodward says the point of his new

  • Fisherman's Wharf Victoria, BC

FISHERMAN’S WHARF

Fisherman’s Wharf Park [4 ½ acres] Overlooking the wharf and on the new Harbour Pathway, the park is at Erie and St. Lawrence. A rehabilitated land project, this newly formed park today boasts a rain garden which serves to filter much of the storm drain waters of James Bay, a public herb garden, a well-used

  • Topaz Park in Victoria, BC

TOPAZ PARK

Topaz Park is located in the Hillside Quadra neighbourhood between Topaz Avenue and Finlayson Street, along Blanshard Street. It is Victoria's third largest park and includes a variety of sport and community features, including an artificial turf field and a lacrosse box. Park Features Four sport fields - including one artificial turf field Baseball diamonds Lacrosse box Washrooms Dog

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