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Visitors love about Victoria. Here in the Garden City, kayakers of all skill levels are able to rent kayaks in small or large groups, and experience the city from the water. For more advanced kayaking, nearby Sooke (just 40 minutes from the city) offers guided tours of BC rugged coastline.

Other Activities You May Like

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Craigdarraoch Castle

Craigdarroch Castle is a definitively Victorian experience. It is a shining example of a “bonanza castle” — massive houses built for entrepreneurs who became wealthy during the industrial age.
Dining Events
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Sunset Sips

Offered in the luxurious Lobby Lounge where Afternoon Tea service is held, the space transforms into a lively atmosphere as the lights dim and the sun begins to set over the sparkling Inner Harbour.
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Victoria Bug Zoo

The Victoria Bug Zoo opened its doors in 1997 and has been showing visitors of downtown Victoria our awe-inspiring bugs ever since.