Thursday, February 22, 2024

Be a Tourist in Your Hometown – 5 things to know!


Live it up like a tourist. Save like a local. Tomorrow marks the start of Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown, running from February 23 to February 26, 2017.

Organizers say this year’s event is bigger and even better than previous years.  Here are 5 things to know:

1. There’s a VIP Pass

The VIP pass is just $15 and gives you over 60 offers to discover Victoria! Purchase 4 VIP passes and you’ll get one for free.


You can purchase the pass online here. If you want to purchase in person, you can do so at Thrifty Foods, The Bay Centre, Uptown, and Tourism Victoria.

3. FREE Shuttle Service

This year, a fantastic FREE Shuttle Service is being offered from downtown to Butchart Gardens. Get onboard a comfortable CVS Tours double decker bus. Sit back and relax, take in the sights along the way, and enjoy access to free wifi during the trip.

4. Who doesn’t love a deal!

The number of discounts is staggering! For example 50% off 3+ hr wildlife tours with Eagle Wing Whale Watching; 50% off adult and youth tours with Gray Line Sightseeing; 50% off admission at Craigdarroch Castle; A round of golf & cart at Bear Mountain for only $49 – and SO MUCH MORE!

5. The FREE perks are amazing:

Having a pass gets you into many places in town for FREE! Did we say FREE! Yes we did. Check it out! The complete list of offers can be found here.

The free perks included in your Attractions Victoria Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown pass!
Jitka Z
Meeting people from all walks of life and sharing their stories is my passion!

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