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dventures, like families, come in all shapes, sizes and varieties.

Whether you have toddlers, tots, tikes, ’tweens or teens, there’s lots to keep everyone busy and having fun this summer. From one end of Vancouver Island to the other—and every place in between—adventure and discovery await. Whatever your family’s favourite adventure, finding fun and excitement this summer is easy. For proof—and ideas—read on…

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Get tickets at royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/vikings PRODUCED BY:

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The exhibition is a joint venture between and produced by The Swedish History Museum in Sweden and MuseumsPartner in Austria.

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Lemurs: Island of Madagascar

In IMAX®, you don’t just see it—you experience it! The immense size of the IMAX screen and the powerful, chair shaking surround sound take you to places you can only imagine! Dance with leaping lemurs in Madagascar, sail aboard a Viking ship or swim with Great White Sharks. It’s IMAX®—bring your family and come along for the adventure. Shows hourly throughout the day and into the evening when Hollywood feature films like The Amazing Spiderman 3D, Godzilla 3D, Transformers 3D and more! Concession and National Geographic Store on site. In the Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street  250-480-4887 www.imaxvictoria.com

Get into the waves and on to the Wibit! Victoria’s only wave pool with a 10m waterslide, diving boards, Wibit inflatable, rope swing and loads of fun! Enjoy 4 ozone treated pools, steamroom, sauna and swirlpool. Family changerooms and family rate of just $12.50. Birthday party packages, library, café and free parking. This world class facility is a ‘must-visit’ for out of town guests! 4636 Elk Lake Drive  www.saanichrec.ca  24 hour info: 250-475-7620

Let their creativity loose on us. Children and art go together. This summer, we offer all kinds of creative outlets for your family — from Kid’s Studio Classes, to our annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In, to the enjoyment of our Family Membership Pass. Join us!

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Located in the

The Enchanted Valley of Castles

Famous Fairmont EMPRESS HOTEL

(250) 385-9731

The Greatest Little Show on Earth!TM

| Victoria BC Canada

A People Attraction – Unique – Extraordinaire!

www.miniatureworld.com

A Classic Car Rally

1670 Olde London Towne

World of the Circus

THE LEGEND RETURNS! Evelyn Killam Doll House

Welcome to the amazing world of insects and spiders. Discover over 60 species of giant walkingsticks, alieneyed praying mantis, huge horned beetles, hairy bird-eating tarantulas, glow-in-thedark scorpions and Canada’s largest leaf-cutter ant farm. ALL LIVE, in a safe, friendly atmosphere. While in Victoria, be sure to crawl, fly or wriggle your way to this fascinating family adventure and great gift shop. Open daily. Located in Downtown Victoria, one block north of the Empress Hotel. 631 Courtney Street  250-384-BUGS (2847) www.victoriabugzoo.com

WE HAVE EXPANDED FOR OUR LATEST, GREATEST EXHIBIT – THREE YEARS TO CREATE COME VISIT WITH US TO THAT LONG AGO, NEVERNEVER WORLD OF CHIVALRY, ROMANCE, ADVENTURE, NOBLER TIMES AND NEW BEGINNINGS. A LAND WHERE THE “KING OF KINGS” – THE “KNIGHT OF KNIGHTS” REIGNED WITH HIS “FELLOWSHIP OF THE ROUND TABLE”. EXPERIENCE THIS TIMELESS ENDURING LEGEND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER THROUGH OUR UNIQUE ADAPTATION. EXPERIENCE THE MAJESTIC PANORAMA OF CAMELOT CASTLE, MERLINS LAIR, JOUSTING, KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE, LADY OF THE LAKE, THE HOLY GRAIL AND MUCH MORE!

Meet hawks, owls, falcons, vultures and eagles as they fly around and above you during an exciting flying demonstration! Learn all about birds of prey and their roles in our environment. Hands-on experiences available daily let you meet birds up close and personal. Kids’ summer camps run in July and August—a week of activities, crafts, bird handling and so much more—an awesome experience for kids. 1877 Herd Road, Duncan www.pnwraptors.com 250-746-0372


From alpacas to miniature goats, tropical birds and miniature pigs, we have all kinds of fuzzy, furry, feathered creatures, including a goat petting area and the famous goat stampedes. The farm is open seasonally. Please call us for dates and hours. Don’t forget your camera! Circle Drive, Beacon Hill Park  250-381-2532 www.beaconhillchildrensfarm.ca bhcfvictoria@gmail.com

The North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre provides a wildlife experience for the whole family! Learn about and see Vancouver Island wildlife such as bears, eagles, hawks, ravens and owls while strolling through the beautifully landscaped grounds. The North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre’s mission is “to care for ill, injured and orphaned wildlife and to educate the public on wildlife concerns.” Open from 9am to 5pm daily from March 10 to December 19, 2014. Live Raptor Presentations Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 1:30pm (July and August). 1240 Leffler Road, Errington  250-248-8534  www.niwra.org

North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre INTREPID THEATRE presents

the

28th Annual

Theatre Festival AUGUST 21-31 intrepidtheatre.com | victoriafringe.com

50 shows from around the globe

live comedy. drama. musicals. dance. physical theatre. magic. GET YOUR FRINGE ON!

FringeKids

SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 11am-4pm in Market Square

This FREE event introduces children to the magic of the Fringe! Strolling performers, music, puppets, and a life-sized cardboard castle!

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