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Oh Victorians, how lucky we are to call this beautiful place home. Despite the obvious natural beauty we are surrounded with, we also have an amazing array of local businesses, a taste-bud tantalizing food scene, and a community-oriented city filled with new events each and every week.
Now that Spring is here it’s the perfect time to check out a new park or playground with the kids. One of our favourite spots is Beacon Hill Park as there’s plenty of paths, multiple playgrounds, hundreds of ducks to be fed, and of course the local favourite, Children’s Petting Zoo.
On those rainy days, Victoria still has tons in store. If your child is needing to blow off some energy there’s plenty of indoor play places or recreation centres that will keep them active. There’s always the option to take in a show or a cultural visit to some of our museum or galleries.
We had a great time at the bug zoo, the ants themselves are an epic attraction and absolutely amazing to see. Our one complaint was that you had to join the tours that were going on to touch the bugs and the... Read More
- Jodi M.
Interesting place to visit with lots of displays to see and learn from. Especially nice during the Christmas season when the castle is beautifully decorated. When I visited, there was no elevator, and lots o... Read More
This is absolutely one of my favourite places in Victoria to visit for a day. In the spring and summer, the flowers are so beautiful that I feel like I'm in Butchart Gardens, but for free! My son's favourit... Read More
- Krista N
My first time back here since I was a child myself was during the Tourist in Your Own Hometown, and it was a wonderful experience. They even had free hot chocolate and smores for the visitors to make by a fi... Read More
- Krista N
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