Victoria Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Tour

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Victoria Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Tour information and booking

1.5 hours
Departs from
Downtown Victoria
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Daily, multiple departure times
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Tour description provided by Viator

See the very best of Victoria while in port on this comprehensive tour of the city. This 1.5-hour shore excursion is a great way to get to know the charming provincial capital of British Columbia and to discover its famous landmarks and history. Your experienced guide will provide fascinating commentary on Victoria's rich history and scenic beauty, and there are numerous stops at points of interest for photo opportunities! Visit Craigdarroch Castle, the Inner Harbour, one of Canada’s oldest Chinatowns and more.

While in port in Victoria, see the highlights of the picturesque capital of British Columbia on this sightseeing shore excursion. Take a short shuttle ride to downtown Victoria and meet your guide. Climb aboard a comfortable sightseeing bus and head to Songhee's Viewpoint, which offers spectacular views of Victoria's Inner Harbour and the iconic Empress Hotel. Drive through the stately downtown core and see Government Street, the legislative buildings, one of Canada's oldest Chinatowns and the last remnants of Fort Victoria.

Your city tour continues as you follow Antique Row before passing Craigdarroch Castle and the Rockland Residential District , home of the lieutenant governor’s mansion. Stop at the summit of Mt Tolmie for a photo opportunity and admire spectacular views of the city. Continue on to Oak Bay, offering fantastic vistas of the straits of Juan de Fuca. Finally, drive along the scenic Marine Drive and the Victoria waterfront to Beacon Hill Park.

This tour is a must for first-time visitors to this delightfully 'British ' city!

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to the Victoria port for your ship’s departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • 1.5-hour city sightseeing tour
  • Fully-narrated tour
  • Professional guide
  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee

What isn't included

  • Port pickup and drop-off