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Victoria in 2 days

Planning a trip to Victoria? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 1
  • 1 Start your first day at the Royal BC Museum—you can buy tickets online to save time.
  • 2 After learning about BC’s culture and history, head across the street and along the Inner Harbour to Red Fish Blue Fish for a seafood lunch.
  • 3 Whale watching companies leave nearby—make reservations online in advance to secure your spot and time. Tours are generally three hours.
  • 4 After freshening up, walk over to Il Terrazzo for dinner (reservations are a good idea).
  • 5 Top off your day with some dancing at the nearby Upstairs Cabaret.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Start off with some shopping on Lower Johnson (LoJo) and Market Square (which you can access from Johnson Street).
  • 2 Stop in for a top-notch coffee at Habit.
  • 3 Wander down to the water and take the Harbour Ferry across the Inner Harbour to Spinnakers Pub in Vic West for lunch (reservations recommended).
  • 4 Take the ferry back and walk over to the Victoria Bug Zoo for the afternoon.
  • 5 Once you’ve had your fill of creepy crawlies walk to Ebizo for a sushi dinner (you’ll need a reservation).
  • 6 Finish off your day with a pint at Irish Times Pub in historic Bastion Square.


  • DAY 1
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