Explore Victoria’s famous and fascinating past on this tour of the Garden City, featuring beautiful gardens, historic castles, and breathtaking vistas.
5, 6, or 7 hours
To reserve a 4-hour or 8-hour tour, contact us
6 guests maximum – contact us about larger groups
$8 per person dock pick-up fee for cruise ships
Not included in price: admission fees, food, drink, and guide gratuity
A Vibrant Harbor, Historic Architecture, & Fisherman’s Wharf
The Victoria Drive and Walk Excursion gives you the opportunity to discover the uniqueness of the city and of Vancouver Island. As this is your private tour, your guide makes suggestions from which you may choose as per your personal preferences: visit Victoria’s thriving Inner Harbour with stunning Parliaments Building and Empress Hotel, see the splendor of our coastal neighborhoods along Juan de Fuca Strait, walk through gardens, or visit a mountaintop for a fabulous 360 degree view.
Enjoy a stroll through Fisherman’s Wharf, a community of bright floating houses. Your knowledgeable local guide shares interesting stories about Victoria’s past and present. Vancouver Island abounds with amazing scenery that you might not otherwise experience on your own. Our drive and walk excursion is set to your own pace, catering to your needs and interests. Your private tour can be personalized to fit your start time and duration. Just let us know of any modifications needed while booking.
This private tour is specifically designed to take you into many of Victoria’s most fascinating points of interest. Make the most of your time here and explore multiple sites within Victoria, BC, located on lower Vancouver Island. Become steeped in Victoria’s history and culture and let yourself be dazzled by its lush, Pacific Northwest nature.
Your local tour guide takes you off the beaten path to hidden and outstanding sites that many visitors miss. With a chance to walk and to photograph Victoria’s highlights, you can see the best of Vancouver Island’s resplendent capital on this tour.
In order to fully take advantage of the best sites that Victoria has to offer, we suggest a time slot of 5-6 hours so that you can set your own pace and enjoy a delicious lunch along the way. Familiar with an ample array of Victoria’s restaurants, your private tour guide can make suggestions from which you may choose for your dining pleasure, be it fish and chips at the wharf or a typical British pub in the heart of the city of Victoria.
Fall in love with Victoria’s thriving Inner Harbour, with its gorgeous Parliament Buildings and the famous Empress Hotel. On your excursion, you take a scenic drive along the seaside into some of Victoria’s old neighbourhoods, which feature mansions and a castle. Most of all, you get to enjoy walking and discovering unique places, like a late 1800s park of gardens by the sea. Drive into Chinatown, the oldest in Canada, walk inside the Parliament Buildings on weekdays, and visit the grounds of Government House.
Your private tour is causally informative and exhilarating. Victoria, located in the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island, possesses spectacular oceanside views. We take you on a coastal drive along the Juan de Fuca Strait, across from the majestic snow-capped Olympic Mountains of Washington. This drive affords beautiful vistas to behold and to photograph. You may choose to have lunch or dinner overlooking the water.
Victoria is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. It has retained many historic buildings, including its two incredible architectural landmarks: the Parliament Buildings and the Empress Hotel, which you have the option of visiting during your excursion.
Visit Thunderbird park of First Nation totem poles and learn more about a culture that existed long before the European and Chinese settlements. First Nation communities and culture hold a special place in present-day Victoria in parks, museums, and native gardens in the heart of the city. This sightseeing tour of the city is a great day excursion that familiarizes you with Victoria and all that the city has to offer. Like all our tours, we can arrange for small or larger groups.