Explore Greater.

Victoria is a true one-of-a-kind land on the Pacific coast. Sign up to have travel guides, upcoming events, travel tips, and more delivered to your inbox.

Book Your Stay

Your Vication Contest
Home > Your Vication Contest

Enter For A Chance To Win a Return Trip for Two to Victoria, BC

Share Your VICation experience and enter to win an unforgettable return trip for two to Greater Victoria valued up to $4,000 CAD!


• Travel credit up to $2,000 
• Three nights accommodation at a Biosphere Certified hotel
• Whale watching for two
• A guided tour for two
• $500 VISA giftcard

Play with Purpose. Your Vication Awaits.

Enjoying Your VICation is easy! It can be as simple as meeting a local, biking around town, or savouring a farm-fresh meal. A getaway that's good for you, the community, and the environment? Now that's Your VICation! So grab your camera, your reusable water bottle, and your favourite pair of runners, and start exploring Greater Victoria!


• Take a VICation to Victoria, BC, in 2023
• Capture Your VICation moment on photo*
• Submit your photo and completed entry form
• Contest closes October 9, 2023

*What's a VICation moment? It is any activity you partake in, while in Greater Victoria that benefits the community, environment and helps our local businesses to thrive. We've got ideas for you - just scroll to your VICation Guide below.

Click Here to Enter

Contest Rules

Your VICation Awaits!

Your Vication Guide

Are you staying at a Biosphere Certified hotel? Shopping at local stores? Eating at a restaurant that sources locally? Yay for you! Enjoying Your VICation is a walk in the park, and you can enter to win through many of the actions you're already doing.


Check out theses examples of how to make Your VICation a positive one:


As a traveller, I aim to positively influence my understanding and respect for traditions and customs by acting respectfully to towards local peoples and heritage.

A few suggestions:


As a traveller, I aim is to have no negative impact on local plantlife and wildlife.

A few suggestions:

  • Packing out litter
  • Sticking to marked trails
  • Stay at a Biosphere Certified hotel
  • Walk or bike
  • Bring your own water bottle and reuseable bag
  • Learning opportunties, such as Whale and Wildlife watching
  • Off-setting the carbon associated with your trip

As a traveller, I aim is to have a positive impact on Greater Victoria's 13 municipalities.

A few suggestions: