Victoria

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Victoria

Victoria is unlike any other. With historical victorian style homes as well as modern new builds it really has a bit of everything. World class attractions, fine dining, and breathtaking waterfront. Nestled between the tranquil waters of the Salish sea and the mighty rainforests of Vancouver Island. Come see for yourself!

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Location of Victoria

Click the map to see where Victoria is on Vancouver Island and the surrounding municipalities, amenities and parks!

Why You'll LOVE it:

Things to Consider...

Reason 1

Always something to do! From events, shows and more. You won’t be bored in Victoria.

Reason 1

Traffic can be bad during rush hour times. City encourages public transportation/cycling.

Reason 2

If you are a foodie this is the place to be. So many amazing dining options  and restaurants to try out.

Reason 2

There is a homelessness problem and many of these people reside in the downtown core.

Reason 3

Waterfront attractions such as spas, whale watching, taxi-boats, dining and more!

Reason 3

In the Summer months there is a large influx of tourism and people visiting the city.

Reason 4

Home to some of the most gorgeous historical homes and architecture. 

Reason 4

Victoria is  one of the most expensive municipalities to live in.

Reason 5

No shortage of Parks and Oceanfront walkways to enjoy your leisure time.

Reason 5

Most areas in the downtown core have paid parking with 90 minute maximums.

Schools

Victoria has an array of different schools. Here are some elementary, middle and highschools.

Places of Interest

Victoria has many different historical structures to visit. Linked below are some of the favourites but even just strolling downtown you will find many interesting shops and tours to check out!

https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca A famous museum that is constantly rotating new historic artifacts and innovative technology to showcase our past. Definitely worth a visit!

https://thecastle.ca

Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s. The Castle weaves a fascinating tale of an intriguing family – their achievements, their relationships and even their quirks.

A visit to Craigdarroch Castle is the quintessential Victoria, BC experience.

https://butterflygardens.com With surprises at every turn, you’ll encounter poison dart frogs, tortoises, large iguanas, flamingos, tropical ducks, free flying tropical birds and more. Stroll through and marvel at our lush gardens including tropical flowers, carnivorous plants and fruits of the world. Your jungle adventure awaits

With roughly 740,000 square metres of parkland, Beacon Hill Park is the crowning jewel in Victoria’s park system. There are natural areas, manicured flower beds, footpaths and many sports and play features for the whole family to enjoy.

https://imaxvictoria.com

The largest IMAX® screen in British Columbia combined with crystal clear images in IMAX 4K Laser and wraparound digital surround sound, offers you an incredible immersive cinematic experience.

No matter which film you choose to see, you will leave the theatre knowing that you’ve just experienced something special. You’ve seen the science of cinema raised to the level of magic!

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