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Take a short walk from downtown Victoria and discover Craigdarroch Castle, an important part of British Columbia history, on this 1-hour self-guided tour. This Victorian-era architectural jewel was built for Robert Dunsmuir, BC’s wealthiest man in the early 1900s. At your own pace, admire the stained and leaded glass windows, elaborate woodwork and Victorian décor.


  • Admission to Victoria's famous Craigdarroch Castle
  • Visit one of the finest examples of Victorian-era elegance
  • Admire the exquisite woodwork and a large stained glass collection
  • Self-guided tour allows you to explore at your own pace

What You Can Expect

Craigdarroch Castle in Victoria

Craigdarroch Castle

Customer Reviews

Corrina R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Loved this, great deal, beautiful castle!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very interesting history great sense of life of this family

Alaska trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was amazing!

Silvia P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

It's an easy walk up Fort Street to the castle. Then there's 4 floors with stairs no elevator so there's lots of walking. Beautiful castle that has been well maintained. It takes about an hour or so to go through and the docent is very knowledgeable and can answer any questions you have.

Louise S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

A highly recommended self guided tour. Beautifully restored rooms give a real sense of life in turn of the century Victoria's high society. Spectacular stained glass windows in almost every room.

Richard S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The house is beautiful and the docents are the most informative and friendliest we have ever come across. They will spend as little or as much time as you want talking about the house, the history of the family, and their favorite items. Well worth the time and money to see this treasure from Canada's industrial rich!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Friendly, informative and overall enjoyable experience. A must see!

Susan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Beautiful home and well worth seeing. The history about the home is very interesting!

Daniel J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2012

It was great!! We really enjoyed the Castle.

Tennille M

4 star rating: Recommended October 2016

Absolutely loved our stay. The Mansion has a lot of character, is quiet, in an excellent location for exploring the town. Beds were very comfy! The saff were wonderful and very friendly. The breakfast buffet was a typical hotel breakfast with one exception they were sooo friendly! Will be back!

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