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2-Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria

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    What to Expect
    You'll start out by visiting Fisherman's Wharf, a local house boat community. From there, make your way in the inner harbour to view the Parliament Buildings, as well as the famous Empress Hotel. You'll then pass through the historical shopping district downtown as you make your way to Canada's oldest Chinatown.

    Afterwards, drive through the heritage community of James Bay to see the Emily Carr House, the famous childhood home of local Canadian painter Emily Carr. Then journey through the Beacon Hill Park to visit some local Peacocks and view the world's tallest Totem Pole. Pass through the Lieutenant Governor's Estate and Mansion and then head towards Craigdarroch Castle to view its beautiful exterior.

    Following the castle, pass through the beautiful Oak Bay Village and stop at the Oak Bay Marina to visit some local harbor seals. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic drive through the Upland Estates to Mount Tolmie to enjoy some panoramic views of Victoria and the surrounding area.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up at the Cruise Ship Terminal. There is a $5.00 per/person Cruise Port Passenger Pick Up Fee. (Children under 8 are free)
    This fee will be collected upon pick up.
    • Fully narrated tour
    • One bottle of water for each passenger
    • Umbrellas supplied
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Free pick-up at downtown locations, such as local hotels, harbor seaplanes, the Victoria Clipper, and the Coho Ferry
    • Plenty of stops for photo opportunities
    • Entrance fees (No attractions require admissions on this tour, we only stop to view the Craigdarrochs Castle's exterior only)
    • Gratuities
    • Cruise Port Passenger Pick up Fee is not included (Please inquire)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • A maximum of 8 people per booking
    • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 12 August 2019

    Darwin did our tour and was very friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Always asked if we had gotten a good picture or wanted to stop and get out and take one!More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Chris E
    Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Hi Chris, Thanks for taking the time to leave a kind review of your tour with me. It was a real pleasure showing you around our beautiful city. I hope you come back one day to see more of our beautiful island. All the best!...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2018

    We purchased this tour through Viator and were thoroughly pleased. Phil and associate promptly met us at the cruise port and whisked our small group away in a handsome and spacious tour van. He quickly assessed our interests and adapted the tour to address them....More

    Date of experience: July 2018
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    Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

    Hi Marsh, Thank you for your kind feedback on Phil, and thanks for booking your tour with us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time here in Victoria and we would love to see you come back to see more of Vancouver island....More

    Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

    I like to learn about the history of an area. I got that in spades with this tour. Our guide, Phil, picked us up at the port and talked about the host of the port area. Then took us around on a free form tour...More

    1  Thank edp728
    Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

    Hi Ed, Thank you for taking your tour with Surfside Adventure Tour, and thanks for your feedback with your guide Phil. He has been with our team of guides for 5 yrs now and gives great private tours. I am always pleased to hear great...More

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