Beacon Hill Park, Victoria

Beacon Hill Park, Victoria (must see)

Beacon Hill Park was officially opened in 1889. It is located along the shore Juan de Fuca Strait, Victoria. Covering over 200 acres, the park is beautifully landscaped and manicured with bridges, lakes, ponds, and an alpine & rock garden. There is a wide variety of trees, flowers and wildlife species. The park's facilities include sports fields and playgrounds, the Beacon Hill Children's Farm, a bandshell and what was once the world's tallest totem pole in the world.

Why You Should Visit:
Spectacular grounds with manicured beds, rose garden, bandstand, lakes.
The petting zoo is wonderful and the running of the goats (twice daily – at 10am and 4pm) is a must.
At the South end of the park, you can walk along the cliffs and admire the view of the ocean.

Tip:
Visit the Bird Cages Confectionery at the corner of Michigan and Government before you come and buy a bag of oats to feed to the ducks.

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Beacon Hill Park on Map

Sight Name: Beacon Hill Park
Sight Location: Victoria, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Victoria Kids Entertainment Tour  

Walking Tours in Victoria, British Columbia

Create Your Own Walk in Victoria

Create Your Own Walk in Victoria

Creating your own self-guided walk in Victoria is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Best Museums and Art Galleries of Victoria

Best Museums and Art Galleries of Victoria

Victoria has some of the most interesting and fascinating museums dedicated to history, nature and arts. It is also a city with the most amazing and interesting art galleries, featuring art work from different times and places. Take the walking tour below to see some of the most famous art galleries in Victoria.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Victoria Kids Entertainment Tour

Victoria Kids Entertainment Tour

Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia and a major tourist destination. There is a range of fascinating attractions for your children. Just take the tour below and visit some of these attractions that will entertain your children for sure.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Victoria Daily Life Walking Tour

Victoria Daily Life Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Best Known Religious Sights of Victoria

Best Known Religious Sights of Victoria

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, is a popular tourist destination in large part for its marvelous Victorian architecture, such as the stately Craigdarroch Castle mansion, museums, galleries and other attractions attesting to the city's British colonial past and more. Follow this orientation walk to see some of Victoria's main tourist attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Downtown Nightlife

Downtown Nightlife

Victoria's nightlife is diverse and bursting with vitality. We propose that you take a walk through some of the most interesting nightclubs in Victoria and choose the one that suits your taste the best.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km