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Activities for the whole family!

  • 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

A TRAIN YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS

Riding the Rails with the Vancouver Island Model Engineers 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 little ride is a real treat for children of all ages. The

  • 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

  • The Institute of Ocean Sciences Building

Institute of Ocean Sciences & Pacific Geoscience Centre

The Institute of Ocean Sciences (IOS) located in North Saanich on the Patricia Bay, is home to the federal departments of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). IOS is one of Canada’s largest marine institutes and is an important link in Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s nationwide chain of nine major scientific

  • Swap and shop at Western Speedway, Victoria, BC

SWAP AND SHOP

FINISHED FOR 2017 APRIL 2 - SEPT 24, 2017 The annual Swap and Shop at Western Speedway is back for 2017!  Treasure hunters ... bargain hunters ... or just a fun way to spend a Sunday morning! Sundays: April 2 – September 24 Hours: 7:00am – 1:00pm Weather Permitting Prices Shoppers: $2.00, 14 & under

  • 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

  • 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

PADDLING TOURS AROUND VICTORIA

If you'd like to explore Victoria and area from the water whether in a kayak or standup paddle board, here are some great ideas for paddling tours:     Join Ocean River Sports - Victoria's premier kayak store - for one of their fun, safe and informative tours.  Here's what they have to say Join

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