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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“The museum cannot be missed! World class exhibits they will impress adults and kids! ”
  • 202 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful park in the centre of Victoria, Beacon Hill park has gardens, playing fields, a petting zoo, peacocks in the trees, a dog park along the ocean and much more. Located near lovely Cook Street Village.”
  • 245 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Enveloping you in lush greens and colourful blooms. The Butchard Garden is a must see oasis, growing in Victoria for over 100 years!”
  • 109 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“A National Historic Site of Canada, it once was a limestone quarry and transformed into a stunning garden with an array of flowers. Each season has its own highlights making the gardens beautiful all year.”
  • 128 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“excellent place to view the sea planes landing in the harbour and visit the unique floating houses.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Amazing castle, just up the street. If you love history, this is the place to go. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Enjoy fine Italian dining in an old town courtyard setting, featuring brick fireplaces and candle lit ambiance. A lively room full of industry professionals are here every night enhancing your dining experience. Our menu is inspired by Northern Italian cuisine with a pacific north west twist. We feature a diverse menu that has something for everyone. Our certified Sommeliers have created an amazing wine program to complement our offerings. Il Terrazzo has been a landmark in the Victoria dining scene for more than 25 years. ”
  • 102 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Jam offers incredible homemade fare in a rustic-city atmosphere. Go early, there is always a line. Massive all-day breakfast menu”
  • 112 locals recommend
Night Club
“Great spot to listen to live music and have some drinks. Date night or bring all your friends! ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Westshore is a mall located within 15 mins of the property and has multiple stores. Your typical mall with cinemas various fast food, Real Canadian Superstore, Canadian Tire and a Cineplex.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Great place to explore during the day. At night the whole building lights up. Great sight to see! There is also a legislative dining room where MLAs and the general public can eat together. One of Victoria’s best kept secrets! ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Nature
“Gorgeous sandy beach. Stunning views of Mount Baker on a clear day. 15 minute SCENIC drive down Dallas Rd, which turns into Beach Drive.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“A grand old hotel from the Railway Hotel era, the Fairmont Empress is a landmark in downtown Victoria. Enjoy High Tea here before going for a horse drawn carriage ride around historic James Bay.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Fish & Chip Shop
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“Many people rave about this restaurant so I have included it, so if you are downtown Victoria, you might want to try it”
  • 91 locals recommend
Park
“The Goldstream Trestle and Niagara Fall hike near Victoria provides a unique opportunity to view such an old and impressive structure spanning across a magnificent canyon. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Park
“Twice daily, nature puts on a show as the tide changes and the flow of saltwater switches, reversing the direction and power of these incredibly turbulent rapids. The difference in water levels between one side of the rapids and the other sometimes exceeds 9 ft in height, with 200 billion gallons of water flowing through the Skookumchuck Narrows connecting Sechelt and Jervis Inlets. The Sechelt Rapids are famous for their spectacular whirlpools and, for their attraction to extreme kayakers and divers. “Skook”, as it is affectionately named, is one of the great whitewater wonders of the world, attracting thrill-seekers from across the globe.”
  • 61 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Enjoy fine Italian dining in an old town courtyard setting, featuring brick fireplaces and candle lit ambiance. A lively room full of industry professionals are here every night enhancing your dining experience. Our menu is inspired by Northern Italian cuisine with a pacific north west twist. We feature a diverse menu that has something for everyone. Our certified Sommeliers have created an amazing wine program to complement our offerings. Il Terrazzo has been a landmark in the Victoria dining scene for more than 25 years. ”
  • 102 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Jam offers incredible homemade fare in a rustic-city atmosphere. Go early, there is always a line. Massive all-day breakfast menu”
  • 112 locals recommend
Night Club
“Great spot to listen to live music and have some drinks. Date night or bring all your friends! ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Tea Room
“A grand old hotel from the Railway Hotel era, the Fairmont Empress is a landmark in downtown Victoria. Enjoy High Tea here before going for a horse drawn carriage ride around historic James Bay.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Fish & Chip Shop
“Many people rave about this restaurant so I have included it, so if you are downtown Victoria, you might want to try it”
  • 91 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“One of the best restaurants in town, West coast french fare. Note: They don't take reservations”
  • 76 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Funky pub serving mostly local craft beer. The food menu is limited and simple but very good . The beer selection and atmosphere are great! Usually very busy on weekends. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Pub
“Start with Calamari with Tzatziki and Salsa, then attempt to move onto the Piledriver burger. The Lighthouse pub has a range of shareable appetizers, seafood and many others. ”
  • 50 locals recommend

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