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Small-Group Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip from Vancouver

Small-Group Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip from Vancouver

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Experience Victoria’s signature beauty on a full-day tour from Vancouver. Traveling by coach and ferry, witness the region’s stunning waterways and mountains en route to British Columbia’s capital. Spend the day snapping photos and visiting the city’s top attractions like the world-famous Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre (22-hectare) haven for nature enthusiasts. This tour combines guided coach tours and free time to explore on your own.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$184.55
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US$184.55

Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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Two of Vancouver’s most popular attractions are included in this tour. Take a walk on the wild side in the forest at the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Then see the world from the top as you ride the largest aerial tramway in North America--the Grouse Mountain Skyride. The tour also includes a stop at the Capilano River hatchery.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$140.61
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US$140.61
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Gastown Historic Walking Food Tour

Gastown Historic Walking Food Tour

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Explore Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood, and gain insight into Canada’s culinary offerings on this Gastown walking food tour. Listen as your guide—an improv comedian—shares insight on Gastown’s 150-year old Wild West heritage. Learn of the hip urban regeneration now sweeping the district, and experience the area’s vibrant buzz for yourself. Sample delicious food and drinks including Carolina-style, pulled-pork sandwiches, organic ice cream, award-winning cheesecake, Quebec maple-syrup treats, and local craft beer—as you pass by top city attractions.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$71.41
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US$71.41
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Small-Group Best of Victoria Tour including Butchart Gardens - Private Safe Tour

Small-Group Best of Victoria Tour including Butchart Gardens - Private Safe Tour

Experience the highlights of Victoria by taking part in our Victoria Half-Day tour! This 5-hour sightseeing tour includes: Scenic photo opportunities at Mount Tolmie & Cormorant Point, a visit to Butchart gardens, guided tour of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, and 75 minute Victoria Harbour & Gorge Cruise*. It’s the perfect way to see and experience the best Victoria has to offer! *In the event the Victoria Gorge Cruise does not operate, you will be provided with a refund for the boat cruise portion of your tour. The remainder of the tour will operate as usual.
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  • 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$194.46
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US$194.46
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4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a one and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size

4-Hour Vancouver City Tour with Queen Elizabeth Park

4-Hour Vancouver City Tour with Queen Elizabeth Park

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Experience the city that sits between mountains and the ocean during this half-day, sightseeing tour of Vancouver with live onboard commentary. See how nature and urban planning blend together at the city’s parks and beaches and immerse yourself in Vancouver’s multicultural influences and food in popular neighborhoods in the city center.  
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$38.84
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US$38.84

Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

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Explore Victoria's history and culinary scene on this walking tour of the British Columbian city. Follow a guide to highlights such as the Parliament Buildings, the Inner Harbor Causeway, Trounce Alley, Bastion and Market squares, Fan Tan Alley, the Harmonious Gates of Interest, and the Victoria Public Market. Along the way, stop for between food tastings of craft beer, chocolate, tea, tapas, cheese, bread, olive oil, and other local products.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$49.38
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US$49.38
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Small-Group Vancouver City & North Vancouver Full Day - Private Safe Tour

Small-Group Vancouver City & North Vancouver Full Day - Private Safe Tour

This comprehensive small-group (6 guest limit) tour of the City of Vancouver and North Vancouver will guide you through all of the must-see spots in one adventure packed day! Enjoy the best the Vancouver area has to offer, including: the Vancouver Lookout Tower, a narrated drive through Downtown Vancouver (including Gastown & Chinatown), Granville Island, Stanley Park, a Harbour Cruise*, the Capilano Suspension Bridge including Cliffwalk®, Grouse Mountain and Canadian Lumberjack show atop the mountain to finish off the day! *Tentative cruise dates: April 26-September 30th,2020. Partial refund for the boat portion will be provided in event the boat does not operate. Tour will operate as normal, without the boat portion*
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$334.80
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US$334.80
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Vancouver City Tour with Vancouver Lookout Admission

Vancouver City Tour with Vancouver Lookout Admission

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Soak up the city scenery on a half-day coach tour of seaport Vancouver! Your expert guide will escort you to key attractions such as Canada Place, Robson Street, Granville Island, Chinatown and Gastown. Travel through the winding canopies of Stanley Park, check out epic totem poles at Brockton Point and head to the top of the Vancouver Lookout for panoramic views of the city and its stunning natural backdrop. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$64.19
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US$64.19
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Grand City With High Tea At Butchart Gardens Tour

Grand City With High Tea At Butchart Gardens Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City with High Tea at Butchart Gardens Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a two and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees, as well as a classic British Style High Tea with mouth-watering scones, delicious pastries, savory chowder, exquisite tea sandwiches, sumptuous desserts, and a selection of fine teas. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$250.00
Price varies by group size
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US$250.00
Price varies by group size

Chinatown and Hidden Alleys Pedicab Tour

Chinatown and Hidden Alleys Pedicab Tour

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Discover hidden alleys and local curios in Vancouver’s Old Town and Chinatown districts on this 75-minute pedicab tour. Head through Victoria's Old Town and Chinatown districts with your guide, where old shops and boutiques line the winding alleyways. Hear hair-raising ghost stories from centuries past and learn of the settlers, immigrants and colonists who have shaped the city we see today. Along the way, watch skilled street performers plying their trade the way they have for centuries. Admire Victoria’s traditional architecture and gain insight into the city’s colorful past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$56.44
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US$56.44

2-Hour Grand City Tour

2-Hour Grand City Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$100.00
Price varies by group size
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US$100.00
Price varies by group size

Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

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When you make port in Victoria, discover top city attractions in style on this 2-hour Victoria castles and neighborhoods bike tour. Follow your guide by bicycle through Victoria and gain insight into the city’s colorful past. Explore diverse districts such as the Inner Harbour, Cook Street Village and Chinatown. Take in panoramic views over Dallas Road’s waterfront and marvel at the creepy Craigdarroch Castle. Spin through pretty Moss Rock Park and Beacon Hill Park, and enjoy the creative buzz of leafy Fernwood.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$44.13
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US$44.13

Gastronomic Gastown Walking Tour

Gastronomic Gastown Walking Tour

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Get to know Vancouver’s famed food scene on a 3-hour walking and food tour of historic Gastown. Admire the architecture as you stroll through the cobbled streets with a small group. Learn about the neighborhoods storied past from your informative guide and sample Canadian classics such as tempura bacon scotch eggs, pork belly crackling, and British Columbia wine.
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  • 3 hours
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US$143.85
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US$143.85

Evening Tour of Vancouver

Evening Tour of Vancouver

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Stroll through Vancouver after dark, which allows you to beat the crowds and get a different perspective. You'll see the sights of the city lit up for the night and listen to insightful guided commentary on Vancouver's history and culture. Make a few photo stops for frame-worthy snaps and end up in the historic Gastown district (optional) to continue exploring on your own.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$22.16
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US$22.16
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Historical Chinatown Walking Tour

Historical Chinatown Walking Tour

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Delve into the colorful past of Canada’s oldest Chinatown, in Victoria, British Columbia. This guided walking tour will lead you through the streets and storied allies of the historic neighborhood, as your historian/guide tells you the fascinating, sometimes tragic tales of the people who helped build the city and shape Canada as well as modern China.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$16.00
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US$16.00
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Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City Tour and Alpine Adventure

Full Day Best of Vancouver Private City Tour and Alpine Adventure

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Combine city sights with Alpine splendor on a private 10-hour tour of Vancouver highlights including Grouse Mountain and Stanley Park. Tick off top attractions such as Vancouver Chinatown, Queen Elizabeth Park — home to the highest lookout point in the city — and Gastown before crossing Lions Gate Bridge to the vertiginous Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Plus, you’ll visit Grouse Mountain, take the Skyride to the summit, and see endangered grizzly bears in the nature reserve. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 10 hours
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US$520.49
Price varies by group size
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US$520.49
Price varies by group size

Victoria Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

Victoria Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

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Spin through downtown Victoria on two wheels and discover top city attractions with ease on this Victoria castles and neighborhoods bike tour. Hop onto your bike and follow your guide through the city streets. Learn of Victoria’s colorful past through its historic buildings, and explore districts including the Inner Harbour, Cook Street Village, and Chinatown. Enjoy fine views over the Dallas Road waterfront and admire the eery Craigdarroch Castle. Cycle through Moss Rock Park and Beacon Hill Park, and soak up the artistic atmosphere in leafy Fernwood.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.85
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US$45.85
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Vancouver Highlights Private Tour

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour

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Tailor your time in Vancouver to focus on what interests you with this private, full-day, totally customizable tour that merges sightseeing with comfort and luxury. Get picked up at your hotel or cruise ship and relax as you see the city’s natural beauty and parks along the North Shore or marvel at post-impressionist paintings at an art gallery. Visit trendy neighborhoods, restaurants, markets, and breweries.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$263.34
Price varies by group size
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US$263.34
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Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

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Tour one of Victoria’s most stately and popular attractions in a unique way with a pedicab tour to Craigdarroch Castle. Enjoy the fresh air and leisurely pace from aboard a comfortable cab while a friendly guide pedals you from your hotel to the majestic, 19th-century baronial estate. Along the way, pass through the neighboring Lt Governor’s gardens and see some of Victoria’s most opulent churches and homes. Admission to the inside of the magnificent castle is included. 
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$108.32
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US$108.32

Royal Tour Around Town in a Luxury Vehicle

Royal Tour Around Town in a Luxury Vehicle

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Tour the historic city in a thoroughly modern car. You and your friends will enjoy the luxury ride in a Tesla as your private guide chauffeurs you to the destinations in and around Victoria you are most eager to see. Itineraries will be adjusted according to your time and interests to make it a personalized tour you’ll love.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$235.14
Price varies by group size
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US$235.14
Price varies by group size
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Gourmet Dinner Tour Including Local Beer, Wine and City Highlights

Gourmet Dinner Tour Including Local Beer, Wine and City Highlights

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A 3.5 hour tour of Victoria, featuring a full 3 course progressive dinner, including local beer and wine, city highlights and an insiders look at the spirit of Victoria. Your local hosts will guide you through three walking tours to see the sights, tastes, and history of this beautiful city. Complimentary transportation to and from the Ogden Point cruise terminal or a local hotel can be arranged upon request. Tour includes, appetizers, local beer and wine, main entrée, dessert, coffee/tea, digestifs, all from several of Victoria's finest restaurants in a progressive dinner format. This is the way we show off our city to our friends and family who visit, and we look forward to sharing it with you. Food allergies and vegetarian options can be accommodated with advance notice. Gratuities are not included in the price and are optional.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$228.49
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US$228.49

The Vancouver Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour

The Vancouver Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour

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Whether you’re a Vancouver local or newcomer to the city, you will learn something new on this Art Deco and Chocolate Tasting tour of the city. Walk through the downtown core, discovering impressive Art Deco buildings. Your guide shares remarkable tales of murder, fame, and mystery. Stop at two award-winning local chocolatiers and indulge in generous tastings. Explore Vancouver’s past, architecture, and amazing chocolate.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.73
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US$41.73

Modern Chinatown Food and City Tour in Canada

Modern Chinatown Food and City Tour in Canada

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Get a history lesson mixed with food as you wander around downtown Victoria on this walking tour. Explore historic areas of the city, which started out as a fur trading outpost, as you taste the local cuisine. Plus, Victoria boasts one of the oldest Chinatown sections in North America. The tour covers some of the oldest parts of the city, including the Victoria Public Market, Chinatown, Fan Tan Alley, and Emporium Dragon Alley.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.84
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US$45.84
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