Outdoor Activities in Victoria

Outdoor activities in Victoria are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Victoria comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Victoria and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Victoria has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Victoria.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Victoria:

  1. #1 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 1615 itineraries
    Butchart Gardens

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Tourist Center

    Address: 800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The world famous Butchart Gardens are located near Victoria and are the most popular tourist attraction for tourists and locals in the city. In 2004 the gardens were designated as a National Historic ...Read more

  2. #2 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 1116 itineraries
    Royal British Columbia Museum

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Address: 675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A natural and human history museum that showcases various permanent and temporary exhibits based on the history and culture of British Columbia.  The permanent galleries are the Natural History, ...Read more

  3. #3 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 1468 itineraries
    Inner Harbour

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Walking Area, Cafe

    Address: Victoria, BC V8W 3Z5, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The hub of activity, the lively Inner Harbour area of Victoria is the heart and soul of the city.  Located in the centre of the city, it is the perfect place to being exploring and offers visitor...Read more

  4. #4 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 1058 itineraries
    Beacon Hill Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Park, Wildlife Safari

    Address: 100 Cook street, Victoria, BC V8V, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The park is 200 acres of lush greenery waiting to be explored. A sprawing green space in the heart of the city, it has numerous manicured gardens, bridges, water bodies and walkways. The park is home ...Read more

  5. #5 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 683 itineraries
    Craigdarroch Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: 1050 Joan Crescent, Victoria, BC V8S 3L5, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Contrary to its name, the Craigdarroch Castle is actually a grand mansion and not a real castle. It was built for wealthy entrepreneur, Robert Dunsmuir between 1887 and 1890. It is a very popular tour...Read more

  6. #6 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 852 itineraries
    British Columbia Legislature Building

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: 501 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8V 2L8, Canada

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The parliament buildings are open to public throughout the year. Overlooking the Inner Harbour, the beautiful architecture of these buildings and interest in the workings of British Columbia's Legisla...Read more

  7. #7 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 1055 itineraries
    Fisherman's Wharf

    Tags: Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Address: 1 Dallas Road, Victoria, BC V8V 0B2, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Located close to Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Fisherman’s Wharf is a definitely worth a visit. This marine location is home to many seafood restaurants, fish trawlers, floating homes and shop...Read more

  8. #8 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 742 itineraries
    Victoria Bug Zoo

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Zoo

    Address: 631 Courtney St, Victoria, BC V8W, Canada

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This mini zoo gives visitors a chance to see and interact with exotic insects from around the world. There are over 40 species of bugs including scorpions, the praying mantis and tarantulas! The zoo c...Read more

  9. #9 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 848 itineraries
    Miniature World

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Children Museum, Observatory

    Address: 649 Humboldt St, Victoria, BC V8W 1A7, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Located in downtown Victoria, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Suitable for visitors of all ages, this mini world is especially exciting for kids and those wishing to rev...Read more

  10. #10 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 910 itineraries
    Victoria Butterfly Gardens

    Tags: Entertainment, Nature, Bird Watching

    Address: 1461 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J5, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    An indoor tropical jungle that allows visitors to experience the wonders of the tropics and its beautiful flora and fauna. The entire rainforest is temperature controlled and the plants and animals he...Read more

  11. #11 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 523 itineraries
    Scenic Marine Route

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, View Point, Entertainment

    Address: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Fairfield)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A must do on your visit to Victoria, the scenic road winds along the Pacific Ocean and offers spectacular views. The route takes you along the coastal outskirts of Greater Victoria. It can be covered ...Read more

  12. #12 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 526 itineraries
    Chinatown

    Tags: Bar, Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The oldest Chinatown in Canada is the one located in Victoria. It is a popular tourist area in the city. The famous narrow Fan Tan Alley, the historic buildings, numerous Chinese businesses, restauran...Read more

  13. #13 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 479 itineraries
    Abkhazi Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Nature

    Address: 1964 Fairfield Road, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Gonzales)

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Created by Prince and Princess Abkhazi in 1946, the gardens a beautiful, lush and colorful escape from the hustle bustle of the city. There are several native as well as imported plants that contribut...Read more

  14. #14 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 383 itineraries
    Fort Rodd Hill And Fisgard Lighthouse

    Tags: Outdoors, Light House, Landmark, View Point

    Address: 603 Fort Rodd Hill Rd, Victoria, BC V9C 2W8, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    These National Historic Sites of Canada were significant to Canada’s west coast naval defenses. There are hundred-year-old gun batteries, guns and a lot of history here. The lighthouse itself is...Read more

  15. #15 of 60 Outdoors Activities in Victoria
    - Used in 215 itineraries
    Galloping Goose Regional Trail

    Tags: Sport, Trail, Hiking Trail, Biking Trail

    Address: Galloping Goose Trail, Victoria, BC, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Galloping Goose Trail runs between Victoria and Leechtown, which is a ghost town. As of 2007, Leechtown is no longer accessible to visitors and entry is barred by a locked gate and a signboard. It...Read more