Yacht Charter Victoria, British Columbia
Victoria was home to aboriginals who traveled distances as far as Asia prior to its settling by the British in 1778. It wasn’t until 1843 that Victoria became a fort and a part of British Columbia that serves as its capital today. Present day there are over forty aboriginal cultures living in Victoria B.C. along with many Germans, Russians, Japanese and Italians which together add to the already rich culture. Named after Queen Victoria, this British Columbia city has a population of just over 80,000 people and sees 3.5 million visitors a year. To find out why Victoria won Trip Advisor’s prestigious Top 10 Family Vacation Choice Award, vacationers were asked, why Victoria. The answers were all very similar with most vacationers stating that Victoria is a beautiful city loaded with enjoyable activities for all of the family and or just themselves.
A Short List of Activities to enjoy while in Victoria
Royal BC Museum – Trip Advisor ranks it at 4.5 stars with 3,500 supporting blogs with John Lennon’s Rolls Royce and much much more on display
Craigdarroch Castle – Trip Advisor ranks it 4.5 stars with approximately 1,700 bogs. In Victoria, the historic Victorian-era Scottish Baronial mansion is designated a National Historic Site of Canada and a landmark in Victoria
Butchart Gardens – Trip Advisor 4.5 star rating among approximately 5000 bloggers. Butchart Gardens is a group of botanical floral gardens together covering over 55 acres of space with dining availability throughout.
Theatre – Belfry Theatre (Modern Plays), Royal & McPherson Theatres (Auditorium), Langham Court (Performing Arts Theatre) and Victoria Performing Arts offering professional and amateur theatre with exceptional performances.
Galleries – Art Gallery of Greater Victoria 4.2 Trip Advisor rating, Open Space Arts Society 5.0 rating on Trip Advisor and a non-profit art center hosted by artists.
Water Sports – Fishing, sailing, whale watching, kayaking and paddle boarding, diving, surfing, scuba and more.
Hiking – Victoria itself is a pleasurable walk, and there are many great hiking trails and maps to take advantage of year around due to the great weather conditions and picturesque views.
Dining - an extraordinary assortment of dining cuisine –ranging from casual bistros, waterfront pubs and amazing cocktail lounges to fine dining