The island was first discovered by Captain James Cook in 1778, was surveyed in 1792 by George Vancouver and was held by Hudson’s Bay company until it was made a British crown colony in 1849. The island is renowned for wild, untamed beaches and a hub for storm watching and surfing in the winter. Some popular places to visit in the city include Victoria, Tofino, Nanaimo, Campbell River, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Sooke, Port Alberni, Comox, Sidney, and the Hot Springs Cove amongst several others.
The island is filled with beautiful beaches, hot springs, marinas, rivers, and lakes that can be explored on boat cruises and shore excursions respectively. Tourists can explore the city’s wineries, restaurants, and pub crawl for its sumptuous dishes on food and wine tasting tours and visit the island’s magnificent castles, lighthouses, and other scenic areas on sightseeing tours. Other unique experiences like whale watching, kayaking, surfing, and other water activities can be enjoyed on sports tours in the city as well as other adventurous experiences.
With day trips and excursions in the city, tourists can expand their touring scape to Vancouver’s neighbouring cities and towns. Tripindicator offers the best tour options carefully selected from tours with the best customer ratings and feedbacks, available at affordable prices compared to other leading tour agencies. Visitors will also enjoy convenient transports to their destinations with the most reliable airport transfer services and other city transports in the city.