Fodor's Expert Review Beacon Hill Park

Downtown Victoria Zoo/Aquarium
This 154-acre park links downtown Victoria to the waterfront. Its rambling lawns overlook the Pacific Ocean, the Olympic Mountains, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Kite-fliers, hang gliders, and dog walkers are numerous. Take your photo at the Mile 0 marker of the Trans-Canada Highway, at the foot of Douglas Street. Beacon Hill includes ponds where you can feed ducks, cycling, jogging and walking paths, flowers and gardens, a cricket pitch, and a petting zoo (open daily 10–4). There's live music in the bandshell on summer evenings, and on Saturday night in August the Victoria Film Festival screens free movies.
Zoo/Aquarium Park/Playground Family Silversea Cruise

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Bordered by Douglas St., Southgate St., and Cook St.
Victoria, British Columbia  V8V 3T2, Canada

250-361–0600

www.beaconhillpark.ca

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