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About Us

Our Story

EV Tours is a local tour guide company in Victoria, BC, dedicated to providing extraordinary private tours in Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island. Our team of tour designers and professional local guides will maximize your visit to Victoria and Vancouver Island with a tour customized especially for you.

We provide customized, private tours for individuals, couples, small and large groups.  We have recently launched LIVE VIRTUAL TOURS. Both you and your group, can join an amazing live virtual tour through teleconferencing software and get a good feel of Victoria, before you visit.  You can participate in this interactive tour, on your computer from the comfort of your home. Email us to find out more.

When you are in Victoria, we’ll provide you with a wide variety of options for places to visit. Our experienced guides will optimize your travel experience so you get the most of your visit to Vancouver Island, BC.  Your private tour guide, will pick you up anywhere in and near Victoria and return you to the same location.

We accommodate small private tours in our luxury vans of up to 6 people.

Our customized private tours are in various unique regions near Victoria, BC: Salt Spring Island is a beautiful Island of artists and organic farmers, the Saanich peninsula offers wonderful countryside scenery and viewpoints and Cowichan Valley is wine country and farm to table food.

Victoria’s mild weather, lets us provide private tours year round. Come visit and enjoy the beauty of Victoria with your private guide.  Let us make your vacation an unforgettable one.

EV Tours is a member of  Destination Greater Victoria and supports the promotion of ecological and historical preservation, donating to the Land Conservancy of BC and to BC SPCA organizations. We care deeply about the welfare of wildlife and ancient forests and like to share in the awareness of British Columbia’s ecological preservation efforts.

We offer tours in Spanish:

Ofrecemos nuestros tours de Victoria y de la isla de Vancouver en español. Informese por email para programar su tour privado. Proveemos servicio exclusivo a parejas, familias, amigos, y grupos. Estamos ofreciendo tours virtuales de Victoria, en vivo por Zoom. Mas informacion por email o por telefono.

Our Guides

Elizabeth Tour Guide

Elizabeth has traveled the world extensively and lived in three different countries. Elizabeth speaks five languages, her native tongue being Spanish. She has a passion for travel, photography, and people.

John Tour Guide

Native to the island, John is a wild bird expert who has devoted his own time to building habitats for the purple martin. A great nature guide, John will share with you vast his knowledge of the wonderful Pacific Northwest.

Chris Tour Guide

As a park naturalist and conservation educator in British Columbia, Alberta, and Newfoundland, Chris has led tour groups to some of the wildest places in Canada. As a tour guide for EV Tours, Chris applies his knowledge and experience to make your visit to Victoria extraordinary.

Garth Tour Guide

Garth is an avid photographer who has visited all seven continents and led tours in Africa and Antartica. He is now an avid private tour guide for EV Tours on Vancouver Island and on Salt Spring Island.