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Historical Victoria Walking Tour

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    Stop At: Inner Harbour, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    Meet your guide by the Inner Harbour in Downtown Victoria, and then set off on your 1.5 hour walking tour to explore the highlights of Old Town, Bastion Square and Chinatown. History and human drama abound in the area, and as you walk your guide will point out examples of beautiful 1800's architecture.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    Victoria is a walker's paradise and because it is a compact city, much historical ground can be covered in a short time.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bastion Square, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    While Victoria is known as a quaint slice of Olde England, the city certainly has its scandals and dark stories too. In Bastion Square learn about Victoria's many public hangings and how the authorities tried to maintain law and order.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Market Square 560 Johnson St Old Town, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6 Canada

    When Victoria was a booming sea port, Johnson Street was our Red Light District.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Fan Tan Alley, Chinatown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R4 Canada

    Visit the most infamous alley in Victoria.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
    Departure Time
    2:00 PM
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Victoria’s Chinatown, 500 Fisgard St, Victoria, BC V8W 1R4, Canada
    • Professional local guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • A moderate amount of walking is required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews great stories very knowledgeable tour guide great tour highly recommend this tour historian receiver chris perspective wireless history tours victoria
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Wonderful time to spend a couple of hours with Chris our guide. He knew every thing there is to know about the local history of Victoria his manner was relaxed to make the information easy to follow. I will recommend him to all my friends...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Philip M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    These guys are passionate about history. DO NOT miss a chance to get some perspective on the history of Victoria. Worth every minute of your time. Chris was great!

    Thank jmorog
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A delightful tour. Very informative and engaging. Our tour guide was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable about Victorian history and animated in imparting this knowledge. We would highly recommend the tour.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank TerrinotMatesi
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Brynne was our tour guide, and she was fantastic!! If you want to learn about Victoria's past in an entertaining way, this tour is for you. For 1 1/2 hours Brynne walked and talked to us. She had so much information, and her presentation was...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank JKW3
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Enjoyed it very much, great stories and very knowledgeable. Booking through TripAdvisor saved 5 bucks :-)

    Thank Lois P
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    13 September 2019|
    Response from zoaple | Reviewed this property |
    You should contact the tour company directly and not this Trip Advisor forum. Look on your tour receipt or on the ticket for contact information. My tickets from June 2019 have this message at the bottom: "For... More
    7 August 2019|
    Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
    You probably could but you would have to make that arrangement with the tour operator
    21 July 2019|
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    Response from johnmZ5348CV | Reviewed this property |
    It would be a long walk but doable. I suggest a taxi or Uber. My preferred option would be to walk to Fisherman’s Wharf, which you may want to see anyway, and water taxi ($7 each every 20 minutes) across the inner harbor to... More
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    • Duration: 1h 30m
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