Many of Victoria´s Best Bed and Breakfasts and some of Victoria´s best accommodations may be found near the diverse attractions that Victoria offers.
Victoria´s Inner Harbour is the heart of downtown. In the summer, you can stroll the Inner Harbour and enjoy the arts and crafts displays along the lower causeway as well as the musicians, magicians and much more.
Across the way you will find the beautiful and historic Parliament Buildings outlined in white lights, which light up the surrounding area at night. Nearby is the Royal British Columbia Museum, showing the history of Victoria, BC, and our First Nations peoples. Catch a super size film at the 6-storey high screen of the Imax National Geographic Theatre. Wander in nearby Thunderbird Park, which hosts Totem Poles and a Longhouse where you may find First Nations carvers. Visit Helmken House, BC´s oldest standing home which is open to the public.
Explore Old Town Victoria and The Maritime Museum of British Columbia in Bastion Square. Many artists show their talents and wares here.
Architectural tours of Victoria´s Inner Harbour, Old Town and Chinatown provide you with many examples of Victorian architecture and you will find some of Victoria´s Best Bed and breakfasts in heritage homes.
The following attractions are also in walking distance of our Inner Harbour and from many of Victoria bed and breakfasts:
- Beacon Hill Park, with its cricket pitch, Petting Zoo, duck ponds and gardens
- Miniature World
- The Royal London Wax Museum
- Whale watching tours
- Excellent seafood restaurants as well as an assortment of other types of cuisine
- Water taxis with tours of the harbour as well as stops all along Victoria Harbour
The Double Decker Bus Tours, horse drawn carriages, Kabuki cabs or Victoria´s Harbour Ferries, will show you Victoria´s highlights. Your Best Bed and Breakfast host can even arrange an afternoon´s taxi hire.
Outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, kayaking, fishing, whale watching, bird watching, eco tours and golf are year round activities.
Take the scenic tour of Victoria – view the Pacific Ocean and Olympic Mountains off Dallas Road, continue through the beauty of Oak Bay and the Uplands area to Cadboro Bay where you end up on top of beautiful Mount Douglas with a world class 360 degree view of Victoria from its heights.
Cycle or walk on The Galloping Goose Regional Trail, a 55-kilometre multi-use trail between Victoria and Sooke.
Rent a kayak on the Gorge waterway or on the beautiful waters of Brentwood Bay.
Drive out scenic Saanich Road to the beautiful, world renowned Butchart Gardens and don´t forget Butterfly Gardens.