Victoria Travel Guide

Getting Around

Walking is an easy, free, and fun way to explore the entire downtown area. Make your way from hotel to museum to shops; stop for coffee; stroll along the harborside; grab a pint and some fish-n-chips - take it in!

BC Transit runs a network of buses throughout the Saanich Peninsula and forms the mainstay of Victoria's public transit network. Regular fares are a flat $2.50. Children aged 5 and under are free. Bus tickets can be purchased in books of ten, and give a slight discount. Day passes are also available; they cost $7.75 regularly or $5.50 for youth or seniors. Transfers may be requested once you have paid your fare. They are good for 60 minutes of travel. Victoria, along with Kelowna, Toronto and Ottawa, is one of only a few cities in North America which use double decker buses in their city transit systems.

Biking Victoria is one of the most bike-friendly cities in Canada, which may have something to do with the very mild winters. There are many places to rent bikes. One place is CycleBCRentals, located at 747 Douglas St. behind the Empress Hotel & in the summer at 950 Wharf St (+1 866 380 2453). Bike rentals start at $6 and they also hire scooters and motorbikes here.

Pedicabs Take a guided tour of Victoria with an expert pedicab tour guide. The Victoria Pedicab Company offers city tours, garden tours, and customized tours.


source: Wikivoyage

Things To Do in Victoria See All Things To Do in Victoria

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  • Madrona Gallery

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    606 View St.

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  • Royal Bc Museum

    Royal Bc Museum

    675 Belleville Street

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    1401 Rockland Avenue

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