Only a few minutes from downtown, we start at a breakwater that goes out into the ocean almost half a mile, followed by a park that is one of the gems of Victoria - beautiful gardens, peacocks, massive trees and the intriguing "Moss Lady" (see website photo gallery). Stop 3 is a a lovely rock beach that has a large piece of driftwood with native carvings. Next is a crescent shaped beach with wonderful sea level views of the Olympic Mountains. Only 2 minutes away is a hidden gem - on clear days you will see the magnificence of Mount Baker, Trial Island. and the Olympic Mountains.There's a good chance of seeing harbour seals at Stop 6 and at Stop 7 you may hear a virtuoso play a piano on a beautiful rock beach with incredible sea level vistas! Stops 8 and 9 feature a massive Douglas Fir forest and mountain top views to die for - 360 degrees of city, islands, ocean and mountains. The tour is about 5 hours.
This tour wends its way along Victorai's beautiful coastline, with 9 stops that feature many of Victoria's hidden gems. If you like experiencing beautiful nature within a city, this tour is for you. Pick up at your hotel is 9 a.m. or 3 p.m. in a private SUV. Your guide is a photographer who takes shots of you along the way and 1 image (emailed) is included in the tour price. You will be supplied with water and a snack (oat bar). Please advise if any food issues ie; gluten sensitivity etc. You should be able to walk short distances and up slight inclines. Tour is approx. 4. 5 hours. Please provide your hotel and cell phone #