Victoria Activities

Adding an activity to your Victoria vacation package is the best way to explore the city, experience something new and discover the rich history and culture Victoria has to offer. Clipper Vacations’ most popular activity is The Butchart Gardens and City Highlights Tour – sit back as your guide takes you past Victoria’s historic and beautiful sites on your way to the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Need a place to relax? Reserve your spot in the Victorian Tea Lobby at the Fairmont Empress Hotel and enjoy the timeless British tradition of Afternoon Tea. For family fun – take a Victoria whale watching tour. Head out on a guided search of the mighty Orca whales, ask questions of the naturalist, and snap amazing photos. Ziplining is increasing in popularity. Experience an adrenaline rush as you zip from tree top to tree top over a lush BC forest. A visit to the Royal BC Museum or the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre is a great way to round out your trip.
Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Empress

Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Empress

A Victoria tradition at The Fairmont Empress
  • The Butchart Gardens Sunken Garden
    Butchart Gardens and Victoria City TourSee one of Victoria's most famous and popular attractions. Enjoy a narrated ride to The Butchart Gardens plus free time to enjoy fifty-five acres of floral splendor.
    From $53.25per adult incl. tax
  • Afternoon Tea at The Empress
    Afternoon Tea At The Fairmont EmpressEnjoy the timeless and gracious British tradition of afternoon tea and pastries at the elegant Fairmont Empress Hotel.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • The Butchart Gardens & Victoria City Tour With Butterfly Gardens
    Butchart Gardens & Victoria City Tour With Butterfly GardensExplore 55-acres of floral splendor at Victoria's world-renowned The Butchart Gardens before stopping by the Victoria Butterfly Gardens to get up close and personal with more than 70 stunning species.
    From $65per adult incl. tax
  • Evening Illuminations Fireworks
    Butchart Gardens Night Illumination TourVisit The Butchart Gardens for a unique and beautiful display of thousands of lights dramatically illuminating the gardens. Tour includes round trip transportation and admission.
    From $56per adult incl. tax
  • Cowichan Wine Country Tour
    Cowichan Wine Country TourSip award-winning wines and explore the back roads of the Cowichan Valley on this wine tasting tour. The route includes mountain vistas, ancient rain forests, country scenery and delightful local vineyards and farms. Tour includes 3 wine tastings and picnic lunch.
    From $118.76 per adult incl. tax
  • Orca whale watching
    Five Star Whale Watching In Victoria, BCAdd a whale watching tour to your Victoria visit and experience the beauty and serenity of whale watching in the Northwest aboard a 40 passenger catamaran.
    From $90.25 per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Urban Kayak Tour
    Victoria Harbour Kayak TourSee Victoria up close during this relaxing kayak tour. From this unique perspective, experienced guides will describe Victoria’s historic waterways and will make several stops at fascinating landmarks.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • An orca leaps from the Salish Sea with a mighty breach.
    Victoria Sunset Whale Watching TourSoak in the Pacific Northwest’s spectacular summer sunsets as you cruise through the waters surrounding Victoria in search of orcas, humpback whales, sea lions, otters and more on Five Star’s 40-passenger, high-speed catamaran.
    From $90.25per adult incl. tax
  • Bicycle Tour of Castles, Hoods and Legends
    Bicycle Tour Of Castles, Hoods And LegendsBike your way through Victoria on this guided tour and discover the iconic landmarks of Chinatown, Craigdarroch Castle, Beacon Hill, Cook Street Village and more. Explore everything from one of the tallest totem poles in the world to imposing mansions.
    From $40.25 per adult incl. tax
  • Group paddle-boarding in Inner Harbour
    Stand Up Paddling Harbour TourLearn the basics of stand up paddle-boarding in Victoria’s Inner Harbour in this 3-hour introductory course.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Royal BC Museum
    Royal British Columbia MuseumThrough unique galleries, the RBCM showcases the human and natural history of British Columbia, as well as temporary exhibits from other countries and cultures.
    From $17.25 per adult incl. tax
  • The Definitive Craft Brewery Tour
    3 Hour Definitive Craft Brewery TourExplore three exceptional Victoria craft breweries in three hours and discover why Victoria truly is “the definitive” craft beer capital of Canada.
    From $64.75 per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Evening Kayak Tour
    Victoria Evening Kayak TourPaddle through the serene waters of the Inner Harbour and see the city turn from day to night as the sun sets.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Food Tour
    Victoria Food TourThis fully guided, two-hour walking tour through downtown Victoria treats you to the best of what Victoria's food scene has to offer along with some of the secret, insider hot spots.
    From $53.25 per adult incl. tax
  • Tally Ho Carriage Ride Deluxe Tour
    Tally-Ho Carriage Tours – DeluxeEnjoy a ride through fabulous Beacon Hill Park combined with breathtaking waterfront views of the snow-capped Olympic Mountains and the historic James Bay residential district.
    From $151.75per carriage incl. tax
  • Victoria Hop On Hop Off City Tour
    Victoria Hop On Hop Off City TourExplore Victoria's attractions including Craigdarroch Castle and Oak Bay Village at your own pace with this hop on hop off city tour.
    From $29.75 per adult incl. tax
  • Helijet
    Scenic Helijet Helicopter Flights Between Victoria BC & Vancouver BCTravel one way between Victoria and Vancouver on Helijet Sikorsky S76 helicopter. The trip only takes 35 minutes and provides beautiful aerial views of both cities.
    From $235.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Beer Tour
    Victoria 3 Hour Brewery & Distillery TourDiscover Vancouver Island’s fantastic libations with a three-hour tour of some of finest craft breweries and distilleries in Victoria.
    From $64.75 per adult incl. tax
  • Afternoon tea at Huntingdon Manor
    Pendray Classic Afternoon Tea & Pendray West Coast Afternoon TeaSip on a selection of fine, hand-picked teas and snack on mouth-watering pastries at Huntington Manor’s scenic waterfront Pendray Restaurant.
    From $36.25 per adult incl. tax
  • Golf Bear Mountain
    Westin Bear Mountain Golf ClubJust minutes away from downtown Victoria, Bear Mountain features a stunning series of panoramic city, ocean and mountain views.
    From $65.75 per adult incl. tax
  • Tally-Ho Carriages Beacon Hill Park Tour
    Tally-Ho Carriage Tours – Beacon Hill ParkEscape the noise and traffic of downtown by taking this popular tour through Beacon Hill Park's 155-acre oasis of stunning floral gardens, elegant fountains and natural landscapes.
    From $119per carriage incl. tax
  • AdrenaLINE Zipline Adventure
    AdrenaLINE Zipline Adventure ToursImagine standing on a platform with a bird's eye view of the forest floor, preparing to soar over gulches and through the trees of a beautiful piece of West coast forest. Fully guided tour includes eight zipline rides.
    From $89.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Budget Car Rental Victoria
    Victoria Rental CarVancouver Island has an abundance of beauty and activities and a car rental will help you get off the beaten path to enjoy some of Victoria and Vancouver Island’s more unique features, hotels and tours.
    From $43 per adult incl. tax
  • The Best of Victoria Tour
    The Best Of Victoria TourVisit all of Victoria’s “Must See” attractions and sites in one fully narrated tour. This all day tour includes The Butchart Gardens, time in Sidney and stops at many other Victoria highlights.
    From $151.75per adult incl. tax
  • Feast for the Sense
    Feast for the Senses TourExperience fantastic eats, sensational craft brews, excellent shops and historical landmarks on an intimate half-day guided tour that will immerse you in Victoria’s vibrant cultural scene.
    From $81.75per adult incl. tax
  • Deluxe Victoria City Tour with Craigdarroch Castle
    Craigdarroch Castle & More TourTake in the most popular sights of Victoria on this fully narrated tour. You’ll see everything from The Empress, Chinatown and the Parliament buildings downtown to the stunning Craigdarroch Castle and Mt. Tolmie.
    From $33per adult incl. tax
  • Twilight City Tour
    Twilight City TourSee Victoria lit up in twinkling lights and soak in beautiful summer sunsets on this 90 minute tour of the city. Scenic views abound as you visit popular sites such as Mt. Tolmie, Beacon Hill Park, Fort Victoria and the Songhee’s Viewpoint.
    From $27.25per adult incl. tax
  • Tally Ho Carriage Heritage Tour
    Tally-Ho Carriage Tours – HeritageTravel into the heart of the historic James Bay residential district to see amazing heritage homes and enjoy panoramic waterfront views of the Olympic Mountains.
    From $82per carriage incl. tax
  • Oak Bay Evening Kayak Tour
    Oak Bay Evening Kayak TourExplore the nooks and crannies of Oak Bay as you paddle along the historic coastline as the sun sets.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Q at the Empress
    Dinner at Q – Taste of the Pacific NorthwestExperience Fairmont Empress' Executive Chef, Juan Bochenski's, hand crafted three course menu featuring the best flavors of the Pacific Northwest.
    From $59 per adult incl. tax
  • Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights
    Holiday Lights Tour To The Butchart GardensIn the winter, The Butchart Gardens comes alive during their annual 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Lights display. Enjoy thousands of lights, carolers and ice skating. Round trip transportation and admission included.
    From $53.25per adult incl. tax
  • The Butchart Gardens Sunken Garden
    Butchart Gardens and Victoria City TourSee one of Victoria's most famous and popular attractions. Enjoy a narrated ride to The Butchart Gardens plus free time to enjoy fifty-five acres of floral splendor.
    From $53.25per adult incl. tax
  • Bicycle Tour of Castles, Hoods and Legends
    Bicycle Tour Of Castles, Hoods And LegendsBike your way through Victoria on this guided tour and discover the iconic landmarks of Chinatown, Craigdarroch Castle, Beacon Hill, Cook Street Village and more. Explore everything from one of the tallest totem poles in the world to imposing mansions.
    From $40.25 per adult incl. tax
  • The Butchart Gardens & Victoria City Tour With Butterfly Gardens
    Butchart Gardens & Victoria City Tour With Butterfly GardensExplore 55-acres of floral splendor at Victoria's world-renowned The Butchart Gardens before stopping by the Victoria Butterfly Gardens to get up close and personal with more than 70 stunning species.
    From $65per adult incl. tax
  • Tally Ho Carriage Ride Deluxe Tour
    Tally-Ho Carriage Tours – DeluxeEnjoy a ride through fabulous Beacon Hill Park combined with breathtaking waterfront views of the snow-capped Olympic Mountains and the historic James Bay residential district.
    From $151.75per carriage incl. tax
  • Victoria Hop On Hop Off City Tour
    Victoria Hop On Hop Off City TourExplore Victoria's attractions including Craigdarroch Castle and Oak Bay Village at your own pace with this hop on hop off city tour.
    From $29.75 per adult incl. tax
  • Deluxe Victoria City Tour with Craigdarroch Castle
    Craigdarroch Castle & More TourTake in the most popular sights of Victoria on this fully narrated tour. You’ll see everything from The Empress, Chinatown and the Parliament buildings downtown to the stunning Craigdarroch Castle and Mt. Tolmie.
    From $33per adult incl. tax
  • Budget Car Rental Victoria
    Victoria Rental CarVancouver Island has an abundance of beauty and activities and a car rental will help you get off the beaten path to enjoy some of Victoria and Vancouver Island’s more unique features, hotels and tours.
    From $43 per adult incl. tax
  • The Best of Victoria Tour
    The Best Of Victoria TourVisit all of Victoria’s “Must See” attractions and sites in one fully narrated tour. This all day tour includes The Butchart Gardens, time in Sidney and stops at many other Victoria highlights.
    From $151.75per adult incl. tax
  • Tally-Ho Carriages Beacon Hill Park Tour
    Tally-Ho Carriage Tours – Beacon Hill ParkEscape the noise and traffic of downtown by taking this popular tour through Beacon Hill Park's 155-acre oasis of stunning floral gardens, elegant fountains and natural landscapes.
    From $119per carriage incl. tax
  • Helijet
    Scenic Helijet Helicopter Flights Between Victoria BC & Vancouver BCTravel one way between Victoria and Vancouver on Helijet Sikorsky S76 helicopter. The trip only takes 35 minutes and provides beautiful aerial views of both cities.
    From $235.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Twilight City Tour
    Twilight City TourSee Victoria lit up in twinkling lights and soak in beautiful summer sunsets on this 90 minute tour of the city. Scenic views abound as you visit popular sites such as Mt. Tolmie, Beacon Hill Park, Fort Victoria and the Songhee’s Viewpoint.
    From $27.25per adult incl. tax
  • Tally Ho Carriage Heritage Tour
    Tally-Ho Carriage Tours – HeritageTravel into the heart of the historic James Bay residential district to see amazing heritage homes and enjoy panoramic waterfront views of the Olympic Mountains.
    From $82per carriage incl. tax
  • Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights
    Holiday Lights Tour To The Butchart GardensIn the winter, The Butchart Gardens comes alive during their annual 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Lights display. Enjoy thousands of lights, carolers and ice skating. Round trip transportation and admission included.
    From $53.25per adult incl. tax
  • Golf Bear Mountain
    Westin Bear Mountain Golf ClubJust minutes away from downtown Victoria, Bear Mountain features a stunning series of panoramic city, ocean and mountain views.
    From $65.75 per adult incl. tax
  • An orca leaps from the Salish Sea with a mighty breach.
    Victoria Sunset Whale Watching TourSoak in the Pacific Northwest’s spectacular summer sunsets as you cruise through the waters surrounding Victoria in search of orcas, humpback whales, sea lions, otters and more on Five Star’s 40-passenger, high-speed catamaran.
    From $90.25per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Urban Kayak Tour
    Victoria Harbour Kayak TourSee Victoria up close during this relaxing kayak tour. From this unique perspective, experienced guides will describe Victoria’s historic waterways and will make several stops at fascinating landmarks.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Group paddle-boarding in Inner Harbour
    Stand Up Paddling Harbour TourLearn the basics of stand up paddle-boarding in Victoria’s Inner Harbour in this 3-hour introductory course.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Evening Kayak Tour
    Victoria Evening Kayak TourPaddle through the serene waters of the Inner Harbour and see the city turn from day to night as the sun sets.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Orca whale watching
    Five Star Whale Watching In Victoria, BCAdd a whale watching tour to your Victoria visit and experience the beauty and serenity of whale watching in the Northwest aboard a 40 passenger catamaran.
    From $90.25 per adult incl. tax
  • Oak Bay Evening Kayak Tour
    Oak Bay Evening Kayak TourExplore the nooks and crannies of Oak Bay as you paddle along the historic coastline as the sun sets.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • AdrenaLINE Zipline Adventure
    AdrenaLINE Zipline Adventure ToursImagine standing on a platform with a bird's eye view of the forest floor, preparing to soar over gulches and through the trees of a beautiful piece of West coast forest. Fully guided tour includes eight zipline rides.
    From $89.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Arbutus Ridge Golf Course
    Victoria GolfThis golf package at Olympic View or Arbutus Ridge championship course is perfect for golf lovers. Shuttle transportation from downtown Victoria to the course is provided.
    From $43 per adult incl. tax
  • Afternoon Tea at The Empress
    Afternoon Tea At The Fairmont EmpressEnjoy the timeless and gracious British tradition of afternoon tea and pastries at the elegant Fairmont Empress Hotel.
    From $61.50 per adult incl. tax
  • Cowichan Wine Country Tour
    Cowichan Wine Country TourSip award-winning wines and explore the back roads of the Cowichan Valley on this wine tasting tour. The route includes mountain vistas, ancient rain forests, country scenery and delightful local vineyards and farms. Tour includes 3 wine tastings and picnic lunch.
    From $118.76 per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Food Tour
    Victoria Food TourThis fully guided, two-hour walking tour through downtown Victoria treats you to the best of what Victoria's food scene has to offer along with some of the secret, insider hot spots.
    From $53.25 per adult incl. tax
  • The Definitive Craft Brewery Tour
    3 Hour Definitive Craft Brewery TourExplore three exceptional Victoria craft breweries in three hours and discover why Victoria truly is “the definitive” craft beer capital of Canada.
    From $64.75 per adult incl. tax
  • Feast for the Sense
    Feast for the Senses TourExperience fantastic eats, sensational craft brews, excellent shops and historical landmarks on an intimate half-day guided tour that will immerse you in Victoria’s vibrant cultural scene.
    From $81.75per adult incl. tax
  • Afternoon tea at Huntingdon Manor
    Pendray Classic Afternoon Tea & Pendray West Coast Afternoon TeaSip on a selection of fine, hand-picked teas and snack on mouth-watering pastries at Huntington Manor’s scenic waterfront Pendray Restaurant.
    From $36.25 per adult incl. tax
  • Q at the Empress
    Dinner at Q – Taste of the Pacific NorthwestExperience Fairmont Empress' Executive Chef, Juan Bochenski's, hand crafted three course menu featuring the best flavors of the Pacific Northwest.
    From $59 per adult incl. tax
  • Victoria Beer Tour
    Victoria 3 Hour Brewery & Distillery TourDiscover Vancouver Island’s fantastic libations with a three-hour tour of some of finest craft breweries and distilleries in Victoria.
    From $64.75 per adult incl. tax
  • Royal BC Museum
    Royal British Columbia MuseumThrough unique galleries, the RBCM showcases the human and natural history of British Columbia, as well as temporary exhibits from other countries and cultures.
    From $17.25 per adult incl. tax
  • Evening Illuminations Fireworks
    Butchart Gardens Night Illumination TourVisit The Butchart Gardens for a unique and beautiful display of thousands of lights dramatically illuminating the gardens. Tour includes round trip transportation and admission.
    From $56per adult incl. tax
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