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Victoria in one day-the essentials

May 12, 2007  Limited time in Victoria with daughter, mom, and a grandma.
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Description of my Victoria visit which was part of a long weekend trip to Vancouver/Victoria - May 2006. We rented a car at YVR airport and headed to Tsawwassen Ferry to Victoria. We checked in our hotel and walked over to the Undersea gardens, the Wax Museum. There is a tourism information bureau right in Inner Harbour. Close to the Empress hotel. We were tempted at first to use one the horse carriage or rickshaw hire but decided to walk around instead. Enjoyed the vendors in the inner harbour area. Walked over to Chinatown. Took the Harbour mini ferry boat to Fischeman's Wharf to Barb's place for fish and chips. Walked back to our hotel for a well deserved rest. The next day headed to Butchart garden and then headed back to Nanaino later that day to reach the Ferry at Departure bay(Nanaimo to N. Vancouver). Great trip. We all enjoyed ourselves.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Victoria, Central Saanich, Sidney, Vancouver
  • Category: Perfect day
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Never been before, Repeat visitors
  • Appeals to: Business travelers, Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travelers, Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall