Victoria has a range of excellent restaurants, from fine dining and casual bistros to waterfront pubs, where you can taste delicious food from Italy Greece, France, India and China.
Cafés and hotels around the city serve some of the world's finest teas. You can also have a British-inspired afternoon tea with cucumber sandwiches and scones with cream and jam.
There's a fantastic range of shops, boutiques and local markets in Victoria, so whether you are looking for a vintage coat, or a new phone you’ll be able to find what you are looking for.
The Bay Centre shopping mall is a ‘must shop’ destination. There are over 90 shops to choose from here, covering an entire city block.
Victoria is a city of culture, attracting visitors from around the world to its vibrant music and art festivals that take place throughout the year.
By day, you can visit one of many art galleries, such as the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria that houses over 15,000 objects from Canada and Japan. By night you can enjoy a range of captivating theatre, opera and dance performances.
Victoria is famous for its exciting outdoor lifestyle. With a mild climate and stunning forests, mountains, beaches and the ocean close by, it is the ideal place to discover a new sport or activity.
You can have a go at fun sports such as hiking, cycling and snowboarding, kayaking, whale watching and even scuba diving.