Enjoy the city’s charms by horse-drawn carriage or double-decker bus, but if you don’t have the luxury of time, Victoria Regional Transit has routes to the airport, famed Butchart Gardens and the B.C. Ferry Terminal. (Pick up maps and schedules from the Tourist Info Centre located at the Inner Harbour.) Fares start from $2.25 one-way.BC Transit, bctransit.com
Taxis in Victoria are plentiful in the downtown core, but the downtown core isn’t very big. Just about everywhere else you should call ahead instead of trying to hail one off the street.
Victoria Taxi: 250-383-7111
Yellow Cab of Victoria: 250-381-2222 / 800-808-6881
Bluebird Cabs: 250-382-2222