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Winifred D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2015

This tour gives you great overview of the city of Victoria. Our driver was incredibly well informed and very fun to listen to. Loved the city and can't wait to go back.

Dawn D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2015

Very comfortable bus, great our guide, excellent tour of the castle and a wonderful high tea at The Empress Hotel. Well worth doing.

Richard G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2015

Informative, outstanding tour.

Marilyn W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

It was a great overview of the City, especially for those that had never been there. Our guide was very friendly, enjoyed her commentary, and enjoyed all that we saw. The coach was clean and comfortable. Appreciated starting on time.

Rachel C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Perfect overview of the city. Our driver/guide was fantastic. Plenty of time at the castle. Great scenic route.

CHRISTINE B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

This was a great way to see the city and sights. Our Bus Driver/Tour Guide was absolutely fantastic. He really made the experience all the more enjoyable. I did not get his name but wish that I had. I would highly recommend taking this tour.

Donna M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Thanks to Erin for helping set up the afternoon tea and then taking the time to text me to let me know all was on schedule made for a great start... The City Sightseeing Tour with the Castle was the best tour I've ever taken in Victoria, thanks especially to our guide, Peter Miller. He was knowledgeable, kept us all on schedule, showed us places of interest near and outside the usual tours within the city. We saw the city from a viewpoint at Mount Tolmie, it included a wonderful time at the castle, we traveled through beautiful residential areas and visited a marina near Oak Bay. Then we added afternoon tea at the Empress with an incredible savings. I'm looking forward to taking this same tour again in two years.

John G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Excellent tour. The castle, while not as big as some in Europe, has some great furnishing detail in it and is generally well restored some areas are still in progress. The city tour was thorough and our tour guide was both witty and knowledgeable. Our particular tour included the High Tea option at the Empress Hotel which was a great value as the tour with High Tea was only 5-10 more than the cost of High Tea on its own.

Marion G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

Very comprehensive tour. We could not have covered that much territory, in the time we had, on our own. Driver was very informative.

On our bus we had a couple in their nineties with walkers sitting topside and our driver showed much compassion towards them. He made sure they got up the hil to the castle and back down safely. Also aiding them down the stairs of the bus. Cudos to our driver!

Eugene S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2014

Loved Victoria. What a beautiful city. This was an enjoyable tour showing a sample of the Victoria area. The time passed quickly. The bus driver was very nice, informative and helpful. I would highly recommend this tour.

Stephanie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Fantastic Trip, Excellant tour guide very knowledgeable.Stanley Park was so beautiful.

Therese

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2014

Victoria is a great city to visit! Full of history, beautiful interesting buildings and great people!
The city tour was informative and the guide very knowledgable. Scenery spectacular both in sun and drizzle!
Royal Museum a place for a return visit!

Douglass M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2014

We had excellent driver/tour guides. They actually talked with us prior to the start of the tour and recommended sites according to our interests. Would certainly take the tour again.

Margaret G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

All of my trips were wonderful! The buses were convenient and timely. The drivers were informative and caring.

I am still awaiting information that you have issued a refund for all the trips I took with you after the initaial one.

Diana K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

I'm so glad we decided to take the City Tour. It gave us a more full picture of Victoria, the history and a sense of where things were, so when we wanted to go to specific sites, we felt more comfortable about the areas, how to get there and what to expect. The three day 'hop on and off' pass was a great idea. Unfortunately, we were so busy that we didn't have the time to take advantage of it.

MICHELLE P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2012

Driver was informative and interesting to listen to. Loved his city and helped us see why.

Bengie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2012

Same company that did the Buchart Gardens tour. They did an exceptional job.

Ina P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2011

It was a wonderful experience for first time visitors of Victoria. We truly enjoyed our 90-minute tour of the BC capital because our driver guide was very knowledgeable and brought us to places we
wouldn't have gone on our own. Highly recommended!

Annie L USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2009

It was wonderful and I enjoyed it very much. I would recommend it to everyone.

Kenneth R USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2009

The driver was very friendly and knowledgeable. We had front seats on the top level of the 'Big Red Bus' and it was a fantastic view.

Rosanna H

4 star rating: Recommended
October 2015

A nice tour of Victoria for those who don't have a ton of time.
The castle visit is worthwhile - Stained glass amazing
Tour guide/ bus driver was informative and not too over the top

Steve f

4 star rating: Recommended
September 2015

Enjoyed the castle tour, just the right amount of time there. Ride around the city was interesting.

JJ United Kingdom

4 star rating: Recommended
September 2015

Interesting tour around Victoria. I liked the fact that it included admission to Craigdarroch Castle. We had 45 minutes there, but it would have been nice to have had some more time. Watching the seals at Oak Bay Marina was another highlight! Definitely worth catching this tour!

Denise B

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2015

Great tour! The only complaint that I do have is that it would have been good to know that we were going to have to walk up quite a steep hill for two blocks. Also, the time at the Castle wasn't long enough. the guides at the Castle were full of information...cudos to them too!!

Charles M

4 star rating: Recommended
July 2015

Good all around tour of the island, need to be notified that the mansion is a five story stair climb, also need more time for the mansion

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