Fun Victoria Activities

As one of Canada’s most beautiful travel destinations, Victoria has a lot to offer its visitors. Local vendors have partnered with the Victoria Forum to offer special rates to Forum delegates. Below are some of the exciting options available:


Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Experience Victoria like no other: aboard iconic British double-decker buses! Sightseeing Victoria’s Hop-On Hop-Off CitySights Tour allows guests great flexibility to explore the many popular attractions Victoria has to offer.

Tickets grant unlimited access to the Hop-On Hop-Off double-decker bus service so you can discover Greater Victoria at your own pace. Truly the best way to discover Victoria’s must-see points of interest!


  • Iconic British double-decker buses
  • World-famous Fairmont Empress Hotel
  • Craigdarroch Castle (purchase admission with your Gray Line ticket and save!)
  • Chinatown and Old Town
  • Fisherman’s Wharf (10% off with valid Gray Line ticket stub)
  • Panoramic Inner Harbour
  • Parliament Buildings
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Oak Bay Village and Marina
  • Cook Street Village
  • Belleville’s Restaurant (15% off food with valid Gray Line ticket stub)

90-Minute tours depart from The Empress Hotel at:

  • 10:30 AM
  • 12:00 PM
  • 2:00 PM

Bus tickets can be purchased at the Hop-On-Hop-Off kiosk in front of The Empress Hotel. Mention the code VICFORUM for a 15% discount on your ticket.

Hop on Hop Off
Eagle Wing Wildlife Tours

Eagle Wing Wildlife Tours

This tour offers comprehensive wildlife viewing opportunities so that our guests may experience as much as possible. The tours are generally shorter because of the seasonally cooler – while still mild! – temperatures.

This tour offers fresh air, a spectacular setting, a thrilling boat ride, and diverse wildlife… All the ingredients are there for an excursion you will never forget!

Included in the Tour:

  • Wildlife viewing,
  • 50-70% chance of whales,
  • On board wildlife identification kits,
  • Binoculars,
  • On board Naturalist/Biologist,
  • On board washrooms (all boats!),
  • Hydrophone—you’ll hear the whales if we find them!

Click HERE to book your tour on Friday, November 17 at 9:30 AM. Apply the code VICFORUM in order to receive at 20% discount.

A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

This 2-hour tour begins at the Victoria Public Market and includes stops at The Harmonious Gates of Interest, Fan Tan Alley, Market Square, Bastion Square, Trounce Alley, Government St., the Inner Harbour Causeway and Parliament Buildings.

Depending on the day, there are between 6-8 tastings along the route as we discuss the history and quirks of beautiful Victoria, B.C.  Tastings include breads, olive oil, pierogis, meatballs, craft beer, chocolate, and much more!

Get a taste of the city with a walking food tour of Victoria on Friday, November 17 at 10:00 AM. Click HERE and enter the code VICFORUM for a discounted ticket.

A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

For more information on what to do and see in Victoria, please visit the Tourism Victoria Website.