Victoria is a top choice for family fun. Ride a double-decker bus, paddle kayaks in the Inner Harbour, learn about pirates, handle huge millipedes or see teeny-tiny miniature worlds. After all that excitement? Ride the harbour ferries and take some time out on Fisherman’s Wharf before setting out again.
Ride bikes on the Galloping Goose or Lochside regional trails. The trails connect and go all the... Read more way from Swartz Bay to Sooke. There are no cars and the trails are mostly flat, so the ride is super easy. Head to the Beacon Hill Park petting zoo for a hands-on visit with baby goats. Hungry? The Beacon Drive-In is just steps from the park and features tasty ice cream treats that will impress both young and old. Burn off some energy exploring Beacon Hill Park’s playground – that giant watering can is a kid’s water park.
Sam’s Deli, in a cool old building near the Inner Harbour, has quick soup and sandwiches... Read more and huge chocolate chip cookies. At the Noodle Box everything from the Cambodian jungle curry to the kids’ plain noodles comes in little to-go cardboard boxes. Willie’s Bakery & Cafe has baked treats and huge pancake and French toast breakfasts. The kids may not like oysters, but Ferris’ Oyster Bar also has big burgers, sweet potato fries and a great kids’ menu, plus there’s a garden out back. Treats? The Soda Shoppe looks like an olden-days soda shop with cones, candies and sundaes.
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Getting to Victoria is a big part of the adventure. From Metro Vancouver, choose from ferry,... Read more plane, floatplane, helicopter or whale watching boat. Options from Seattle include commercial flights direct to Victoria, floatplanes or the foot passenger-only Victoria Clipper ferry. The journey, through the scenic Gulf or San Juan islands, can take 30 minutes to 3 hours, depending on your mode of transport. Car ferry service is available from Port Angeles, a 2.5-hour trip.
Floatplanes, or seaplanes, provide harbour to harbour service and can be one of the most... Read more memorable parts of a trip to BC. Floatplanes fly from downtown Vancouver, taking off from a dock near Canada Place, and from the Vancouver International Airport, where they moor in the Fraser River. Either way, the 30-minute flight to Victoria’s Inner Harbour offers a breathtaking eagle’s eye view of Vancouver, the North Shore mountains, and the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, before splashing gently down in front of Victoria’s grand Fairmont Empress hotel. It’s an unforgettable way to arrive.
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