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45-Minute Beacon Hill Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour

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    Your majestic horse and professional, informative and entertaining carriage driver/tour guide await you at the corner of Belleville Street and Menzies Street, next to Victoria's beautiful inner harbour and magnificent Legislative Buildings.  Upon arrival you will be escorted to your carriage where we'd be happy to take photos before you embark upon your journey.

    The Beacon Hill Park tour will pass some of Victoria's most famous landmarks, including the British Columbia Legislature, the totem poles of Thunderbird Park, St Ann's Academy (a magnificent 1871 Catholic school), and many historical buildings such as the home of renowned poet, activist, painter and author, Emily Carr.  Relax and enjoy the serenity of the beautiful 155-acre Beacon Hill Park with its stunning floral gardens, elegant fountains and natural landscapes.  Upon exiting the park, experience a glimpse into local life and enjoy meticulously preserved heritage homes in Victoria's charming neighborhood of James Bay, one of Vancouver Island's oldest residential districts.

    This private tour will be personalized for you, with the right mix of historical information, local folklore and simple relaxation as you sit back and enjoy the clip-clop of your horse's hooves.
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    Departure Point
    Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
    Duration
    45m
    Inclusions
    • Local taxes
    • Professional, uniformed guide
    • Warm faux-fur blankets for cooler evenings
    • Collapsible roof to maximize comfort in all weather
    • Evening tours are lit with the soft glow of carriage lanterns
    • Entry/Admission - Beacon Hill Park
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    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Tour is priced per carriage
    • Carriages seat a maximum of 6 people
    • All tours are subject to weather. In the event of inclement weather (ice, snow, high winds), your local tour operator will try to contact you via the information provided, else please call to confirm your reservation.
    • Wheelchair accessible: person must be able to transfer themselves into the carriage
    • Dog friendly (we love them, but please keep them off the seats)
    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 1 week ago

    Highly recommend it! Our driver was great! Our horse, Sarge, was great! And the scenery was awesome. Thanks so much!

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank nicter78
    Reviewed 19 August 2019

    My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the 45-minute tour as we through Beacon Hill Park and by the James Bay heritage homes. Our guide and carriage driver, Holly, turned to chat with us the whole way and shared all kinds of interesting things about the...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank shrinkinabox
    Reviewed 15 August 2019

    We decided on a last minute whim that a carriage ride would be the perfect way to see this pretty city. We chose to take the 45 minute route through Beacon Hill to see some of the historic buildings scattered through the residential streets. The...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Toowoombatourist
    Reviewed 29 June 2019

    We've been to Victoria at least 10 ten times, but this was the first time we took the carriage tour. The carriage can hold 6 people and the price of the tour is the same whether you have 1 person or 6. Warm fleece blankets...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Ray C
    TallyHoTours, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2019

    Thank you for the great review, Ray! We hope to see you again the next time you're in town!

    Reviewed 19 June 2019

    We had the pleasure of being in Emily & Kashe's carriage recently. Emily was so knowledgable about the area, and chatted to us for the whole tour. it gave us a great insight to this beautiful city.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank sue s
    TallyHoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2019

    Thank you for your kind review! We'll let Emily know you said so!

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