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9811 Seaport Pl, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 4X3 Canada
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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
Eat and drink your way through historic Victoria on a gourmet walking tour that explores the city’s key sites. From Victoria Public Market to the Parliament Buildings, make stops to sample craft beer, chocolate, cheese, tea, and other local treats. It’s a delicious way to combine sightseeing with Victoria’s most delicious flavors, with both morning and afternoon departures available.
$49.04 per adult
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This place is awesome because you get to see what's in the ocean just outside the door! I've had no idea about some of the living organisms. A must see when traveling with kids.
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Response from ShawCentreSalishSea, Manager at Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks Rhubarb- we are happy that you enjoyed your visit AND learned a few things to boot!
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Visited in October 2019. You enter via the gift shop to purchase your tickets. The you are directed to wait by what looks like 2 doors from a vessel. They open and you enter into what you think is an elevator with a glass roof. Then a small commentry tells you, your about to
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Response from ShawCentreSalishSea, Manager at Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
Responded Dec 11, 2019
Thank you for your review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit!
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It is a nice small museum with both live and static displays. Only issue is it is a bit pricey for the size of the museum, especially if you have been to most major aquariums.
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This is an awesome small aquarium. The displays are very well put together and the variety of sea life is pretty large. They have a petting section. Super kid friendly.
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This is a very sweet small marine museum well worth visiting. Excellent for children and there are many hands-on exhibits. The exhibits were well presented and beautiful. Right in the middle of town near the waterfront.
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