The Butchart Gardens. This is the premier and Best Victoria BC Attraction. Beautiful flowers and plants on meandering paths takes you to several garden styles over many, many acres. There is a bandstand that features live entertainment and every Saturday night during the summer you can see The Butchart Gardens Fireworks. The beauty must be experienced. www.butchartgardens.com
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Royal BC Museum. Explore B.C.'s natural and human history displayed in detailed exhibits, some to scale and some full sized recreations. Unique artifacts and major touring exhibits adorn the halls. Definitely one of the better museums in Canada. www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca
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Whale Watching in Victoria BC. If you have never gone, you have to go. These magnificent animals beauty and grace are a sight to behold. Watch them as they spy hop, breach or just swim along. We have several pods of killer whales native to the area and most whale watching charter services guarantee you will see whales. Visit our directory of Victoria BC Whale Watching Companies.[>
Beacon Hill Park. Take an afternoon and explore this large urban park that features the Beacon Hill Park Petting Zoo, large playground and 2 small water parks for the kids. Meander along the indigenous plant and flower lined paths over stone bridges and beside duck ponds. View herons and eagles as they perch in the high trees. A mild hike up to the top of Beacon Hill will provide a great panoramic view of the coastline and the Olympic Mountain range. Walk down the hill to the coast and explore the easily accessible beaches and coves. All this, for a mere 10 minute walk from downtown Victoria. www.beaconhillpark.com
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