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Get up close with the killer whales on the Salish Sea with this guided, 3.5-hour whale-watching cruise from Victoria. Climb aboard a covered or open boat equipped with hydrophones to hear the whales and bring the underwater experience to light. Every voyage is led by a certified marine naturalist with a passion for the area’s marine wildlife. In addition to humpback, killer, minke and gray whales, see other wildlife like porpoises, sea lions, seals, otters and marine birds. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
You might not guess from the pretty gardens and charming streets, but the city of Victoria is full of ghosts, or at least ghost stories. Walk with your guide through some of the most haunted spots in town, hearing the spooky and tragic tales from Victoria’s past. You never know, you may go home with a story of your own….
When visiting Victoria, don’t miss a trip to the acclaimed Royal BC Museum, considered one of the best museums in Canada and distinguished by Queen Elizabeth herself. Explore British Columbia’s history, from the Ice Age to modern times, through a series of permanent collections and rotating special exhibits. Conveniently located in the Inner Harbour, it’s a fun and eye-opening activity the whole family can enjoy.
The coastal city of Victoria is often celebrated for its beauty. Take this 5-hour walking tour, led by a photographer guide, and discover the beauty for yourself. Stop on route to explore various spots in Greater Victoria that showcase the naturally stunning scenery. Follow your guide to some of Victoria's hidden gems with views you need to see to believe. Tour group size is limited to seven people, ensuring a more personal experience.
Marvel at Canada’s marine wildlife in its natural habitat on this 3-hour sunset whale-watching experience from Victoria. Cruise into the harbor from Fisherman’s Wharf with your guide as the sun starts sinking on the horizon. With your wildlife identification kit to hand, watch the waves for sightings of majestic whales. There are fewer boats in the harbor at this time of day, so you can see the whales breach and splash through the water in peace. With the on-board hydrophone, you can even hear them communicating in the depths below!
Discover inspiring vistas on this moderate-level hike of the Gowlland Tod Park, located just outside downtown Victoria. On this half-day tour, led by a photographer guide, experience several viewpoints on the route including the Olympic Mountains in Washington State, the Gulf Islands, the Coastal Mountains of British Columbia, and Mount Baker, one of the tallest mountains in the Pacific Northwest. This small-group tour is limited to seven people and includes round-trip hotel transport.
Explore Victoria and take in top attractions in style on this 30-minute Victoria carriage tour including James Bay. Hop aboard your horse-drawn carriage and set off in comfort through the streets. Listen as your driver shares stories from Victoria’s colorful history, and admire famous sites such as the Parliament buildings, Emily Carr’s former residence and the beautiful Inner Harbor. Admire traditional house-fronts in James Bay, one of the West Coasts’ oldest districts, and enjoy fine ocean views along the Dallas Road waterfront as the Olympic Mountains rise in the distance.
Capital of British Columbia, Vancouver lies on the southern shores of Vancouver Island—with striking architecture, pretty parks, and a British colonial history dating back to the Victorian era. On this tour, explore Victoria in comfort by traditional horse-drawn carriage as your guide brings the city’s Victorian past to life. Along the way, discover sites of interest such as Beacon Hill Park, historic James Bay, and the Salish Sea waterfront.
Feel like you’ve stepped back in time to vintage Victoria with a 1-hour tour through the city’s most splendid neighborhoods aboard a horse-drawn carriage. Beginning at the illustrious Empress hotel, admire sailing ships in the Inner Harbor and trot through the leafy gardens and lawns of Beacon Hill Park. Pass stately Victorian mansions and other local landmarks like the Trans-Canada Highway Mile 0 marker, and take in fantastic views of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca during the stylish ride.
Discover the beauty of downtown Victoria on this 45-minute Beacon Hill Park carriage tour. Hop into your horse-drawn carriage and travel in style along the winding roadways round Beacon Hill Park — Victoria’s oldest and, many would say, most attractive park. Discover top local attractions including St Anne's Academy, the Empress Hotel and the Church Of Our Lord, and listen as your driver shares tales and folklore from Victoria's dim and distant past. Head along pretty pathways and enjoy fine views over the vibrant flowerbeds, peaceful ponds and manicured lawns.
Discover the native marine wildlife for which British Columbia is famous on this 3-hour bird and sea lion-watching tour from Victoria. Hop aboard your high-speed Zodiac vessel in Victoria and head out onto the Strait of Juan de Fuca’s rolling waves with your guide. Watch the water for possible sightings of graceful whales and porpoises, and gaze over the rocky coastline where playful seals and sea lions relax. Watch the skies for bald eagles, heron and other native bird life, and gain insight into the animals’ life cycles and hunting habits.
Explore the city of Victoria and the famous Butchart Gardens on this half-day guided tour. On the way to the gardens, stop at several attractions including Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle, and Mount Tolmie Park. While at the Butchart Gardens, take in the impressive floral displays and the many theme gardens. On the return trip, visit Chinatown, Parliament, and the Empress Hotel.
Soar over downtown Victoria and surrounds on a thrilling, 20-minute seaplane flight! Take to the skies right from the water and enjoy an unforgettable aerial perspective of the harbor, coastline, Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains towering in the distance. With a maximum of five passengers, it’s an intimate, small-group ride navigated by an expert pilot.
Enjoy a romantic ride with that special someone, or a fun excursion with family and friends as you visit Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park in a horse-drawn carriage. Beacon Hill Park is one of Victoria’s main attractions, home to a petting zoo, playground and splash park, and the tallest totem pole in the world. Learn all about it from your guide as you revel in the beauty of the park.
The Canadian city of Victoria has a rich British colonial history dating back to the Victorian era, evident in its striking architecture and historic landmarks. Explore the city in style by traditional horse-drawn carriage, and take in sites of interest such as James Bay— one of Vancouver Island's oldest neighborhoods—and the Salish Sea waterfront. As your horse clops along, enjoy fine views over Victoria to the Olympic Mountain range beyond.
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.
Enjoy the historic atmosphere of Victoria on a charming horse-drawn carriage ride. The tour is fully customizable to your preferences. Meet your carriage driver/guide near the British Columbia Parliament Building and head out for your approximately 90-minute tour through Victoria. Visit James Bay, Beacon Hill Park, Emily Carr House, Thunderbird Park or trot along the shore of the Salish Sea, it’s up to you.
Raise a glass to Victoria’s thriving craft beer culture on a guided brewery tour! Join a local beer-loving guide on a unique brewery tour the city’s finest boutique and small-batch breweries. Ride aboard a ‘brew bus’ to discover the hippest, hoppiest spots where locals go to enjoy a cold one, and sample seasonally inspired pilsners, porters, IPA’s and more.
Climb into an elegant Tesla and embark on a winery tour through Vancouver Island during this full-day, private wine and food experience. After pickup from your hotel or cruise ship, tour wineries and vineyards recommended by your guide or chosen specifically by you. Sip local varieties at each stop and enjoy local restaurants and food tastings along the way.
Explore the beautifully historic center of Victoria, then trade downtown streets for the flower-lined paths of Butchart Gardens on a half-day, private tour of the city. You'll start with a trip to Fisherman's Wharf, then see the Parliament Buildings, the Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park, and Craigdarroch Castle, following scenic roads through the Vancouver Island countryside. With departures throughout the day, this tour of Victoria highlights is priced per vehicle, and can be tailored to your private group of up to seven people.
Explore Victoria at your own pace on with a ride on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus. With 20 stops along the route, you’ll get the chance to discover the spots in Victoria that are beloved by tourists and locals. The route is fully narrated so it’s your chance to learn about the city as you travel. This package includes admission to the Victorian mansion of Craigdarroch Castle.
Enjoy a high-flying way to immerse yourself in British Columbia’s spectacular scenery: this small-group zipline adventure is the perfect introduction to the Pacific Northwest’s natural beauty. Depart from Victoria, and take a shuttle to the facility. After an introduction, grab your gear and go for an all-terrain vehicle ride. Then, make the most of the ziplines: soar 150 feet (46 meters) off the ground, at speeds of up to 40 mph (64 kph). Try eight ziplines, walk across suspension bridges, and admire the rainforest location.
If you are short on time, but eager to see the most beautiful spots in Victoria, this is the tour for you. Have your camera ready for stops at Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle, the Lieutenant Governor’s estate, and Oak Bay Village and Marina. Get your small group together and enjoy this guided tour through all the gorgeous scenery of Victoria.
See Victoria by horse-drawn carriage on a private tour that explores the Inner Harbour, Downtown, Chinatown, and more. The traditional, open-air carriages offer unobstructed views perfect for photography and sightseeing. Since the carriage is booked for just your group, you’ll enjoy personal service from beginning to end.