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Craigdarroch Castle Tours and Activities

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In 1890 Scottish coal baron Robert Dunsmuir built Craigdarroch Castle in Victoria, British Columbia, to showcase his inordinate wealth. This 39-room hilltop mansion is rich with opulent details, including multiple turrets and chimneys, a red slate roof, stained-glass windows, wood carvings, antique furnishings, and gold-framed paintings.

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1050 Joan Crescent, Victoria, BC V8S 3L5
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Victoria Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

Victoria Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

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Spin through downtown Victoria on two wheels and discover top city attractions with ease on this Victoria castles and neighborhoods bike tour. Hop onto your bike and follow your guide through the city streets. Learn of Victoria’s colorful past through its historic buildings, and explore districts including the Inner Harbour, Cook Street Village, and Chinatown. Enjoy fine views over the Dallas Road waterfront and admire the eery Craigdarroch Castle. Cycle through Moss Rock Park and Beacon Hill Park, and soak up the artistic atmosphere in leafy Fernwood.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.49
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$48.49
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4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a one and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
Price varies by group size
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$200.00
Price varies by group size

Time Efficient Luxury City Tour of Victoria

Time Efficient Luxury City Tour of Victoria

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If you are short on time, but eager to see the most beautiful spots in Victoria, this is the tour for you. Have your camera ready for stops at Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle, the Lieutenant Governor’s estate, and Oak Bay Village and Marina. Get your small group together and enjoy this guided tour through all the gorgeous scenery of Victoria.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.91
per group
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$208.91
per group
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3-Hour Butchart Gardens and City Tour

3-Hour Butchart Gardens and City Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Butchart Gardens and City Tour covers some of the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a one and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
Price varies by group size
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$150.00
Price varies by group size

Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

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Tour one of Victoria’s most stately and popular attractions in a unique way with a pedicab tour to Craigdarroch Castle. Enjoy the fresh air and leisurely pace from aboard a comfortable cab while a friendly guide pedals you from your hotel to the majestic, 19th-century baronial estate. Along the way, pass through the neighboring Lt Governor’s gardens and see some of Victoria’s most opulent churches and homes. Admission to the inside of the magnificent castle is included. 
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.56
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$114.56
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The Ultimate Group Package Tour of Victoria

The Ultimate Group Package Tour of Victoria

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Make the most of your visit to Victoria by seeing  many of the area’s highlights in just one day. This private tour packs in top sights including, Butchart Gardens, one of Canada’s oldest Chinatown neighborhoods, Craigdarroch Castle, and the famed Parliament Buildings. Plus, you’ll even have time to stop at a local winery to experience British Columbia’s burgeoning wine scene. Round-trip transportation is also included for an added convenience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$565.77
per group
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$565.77
per group
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Grand City With High Tea At Butchart Gardens Tour

Grand City With High Tea At Butchart Gardens Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City with High Tea at Butchart Gardens Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a two and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees, as well as a classic British Style High Tea with mouth-watering scones, delicious pastries, savory chowder, exquisite tea sandwiches, sumptuous desserts, and a selection of fine teas. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
Price varies by group size
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$250.00
Price varies by group size

Guided Luxury City Tour of Victoria

Guided Luxury City Tour of Victoria

Capital of British Columbia, Victoria sits on Vancouver Island—with beautiful Victorian architecture and sweeping coastal views. Ideal for visitors short on time, this flexible sightseeing tour starts any time between 8am and 8pm, and takes in top attractions such as Beacon Hill Park, Chinatown, and 19th-century Craigdarroch Castle. Stop throughout your tour to capture the city on camera, with round-trip travel from your Victoria hotel included.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.15
per group
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$113.15
per group
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2-Hour Grand City Tour

2-Hour Grand City Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
Price varies by group size
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$100.00
Price varies by group size

Private Small Group Tour of Victoria & Butchart Gardens

Private Small Group Tour of Victoria & Butchart Gardens

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Explore the city of Victoria and the famous Butchart Gardens on this half-day guided tour. On the way to the gardens, stop at several attractions including Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle, and Mount Tolmie Park. While at the Butchart Gardens, take in the impressive floral displays and the many theme gardens. On the return trip, visit Chinatown, Parliament, and the Empress Hotel.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$343.50
per group
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$343.50
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Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour

Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour

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Explore the beautifully historic center of Victoria, then trade downtown streets for the flower-lined paths of Butchart Gardens on a half-day, private tour of the city. You'll start with a trip to Fisherman's Wharf, then see the Parliament Buildings, the Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park, and Craigdarroch Castle, following scenic roads through the Vancouver Island countryside. With departures throughout the day, this tour of Victoria highlights is priced per vehicle, and can be tailored to your private group of up to seven people.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$365.58
per group
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$365.58
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4 Day Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler Private Tour

4 Day Vancouver, Victoria & Whistler Private Tour

Explore Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler without the hassle of driving. Over four days, this private tour will take you to explore the highlights of each city and the surrounding area. The exact itinerary can be tailored to the interests of your party.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,936.63
Price varies by group size
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$1,936.63
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Picturesque Victoria City Highlights Private Tour

Picturesque Victoria City Highlights Private Tour

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See the best of our historical to modern day city through a true locals eyes: the colourful Fisherman's Wharf house boat community, the regal Empress Hotel and Parliament Buildings nestled within the inner harbour, eclectic Government Street, the LoJo art-filled shopping district, Canada's oldest Chinatown, see the ducks and peacocks at Beacon Hill Park and the world's tallest freestanding totem pole, and in Victoria's oldest neighbourhood we'll see the Government House and the Craigdarroch Castle - this is your day, stop and take photos along the way! We'll take a scenic waterfront drive stop at Mount Tolmie to take in a 360 degree view of the snow-capped mountains, city-scape, ocean and countryside.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$269.42
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$269.42
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Royal Tour Around Town in a Luxury Vehicle

Royal Tour Around Town in a Luxury Vehicle

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Tour the historic city in a thoroughly modern car. You and your friends will enjoy the luxury ride in a Tesla as your private guide chauffeurs you to the destinations in and around Victoria you are most eager to see. Itineraries will be adjusted according to your time and interests to make it a personalized tour you’ll love.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$282.08
Price varies by group size
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$282.08
Price varies by group size
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Victoria Grand City Private Tour and Craigdarroch Castle

Victoria Grand City Private Tour and Craigdarroch Castle

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Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria is a city where beautiful Victorian architecture and rich Canadian history combine. On this tour, explore the city on foot and by private vehicle, and take in top attractions including Chinatown, the Fairmont Empress Hotel, and the Royal BC Museum with your guide. Stroll through the pretty neighborhoods of Oak Bay and Marine Drive, and upgrade to visit Craigdarroch Castle—widely considered Victoria’s top attraction.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.33
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$12.33
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Victoria Drive and Explore Tour - Private Tour

Victoria Drive and Explore Tour - Private Tour

Your private tour takes you to beautiful heritage and scenic places. Learn interesting stories from your guide. From Totem Poles park to the oldest China Town in Canada. Explore Victoria's Inner harbour with famous Empress Hotel, venture on a drive along spectacular Juan de Fuca Strait, and visit colourful Fisherman's Wharf. Our local guides are warm and welcoming and very knowledgable. Take time to browse through unique and eclectic shops near in Oak Bay village or Downtown Victoria. We will be driving from one exciting place to another, with suggestions and a chance to walk and photograph, or sit and take in the city at your leisure. You will learn some interesting facts and hear stories (if you'd like), about Victoria, British Columbia's history and culture. This tour is customized for your interests and your. This private tours are personalized to your interests and activity level for a great overview of the city of Victoria, British Columbia and Vancouver Island.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$547.13
per group
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$547.13
per group
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Victoria Gardens and Castles Grand Tour

Victoria Gardens and Castles Grand Tour

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Go with Dimitri your friendly, knowledgable, and local guide who has been providing world class tours for over 16 years with thousands of happy customers. Join us as we visit Victoria's most beautiful and famous attractions including castles, heritage buildings and sites, gardens, and much more; all from the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. The tour is fully narrated with interesting stories and historically-relevant accounts that will create an unforgettable experience that you will tell all your friends about!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$423.52
per group
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$423.52
per group

Victoria Gardens and Castles Grand Tour

Victoria Gardens and Castles Grand Tour

Go with Dimitri your friendly, knowledgable, and local guide who has been providing world class tours for over 16 years with thousands of happy customers. Join us as we visit Victoria's most beautiful and famous attractions including castles, heritage buildings and sites, gardens, and much more; all from the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. The tour is fully narrated with interesting stories and historically-relevant accounts that will create an unforgettable experience that you will tell all your friends about!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$282.08
per group
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$282.08
per group
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Private Three Hour City Tour

Private Three Hour City Tour

We are the only original classic Black London Taxi - an Austin FX4. We cater to small groups of 2 or 3 people The taxi has a divided privacy window separating the driver from the passengers which is kept closed during the 2020 season. Masks are provided and the taxi is thoroughly cleaned between tours.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$326.93
per group
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$326.93
per group
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Vancouver->Victoria Tour | Visit Craigdarroch Castle and Butchart Garden Private

Vancouver->Victoria Tour | Visit Craigdarroch Castle and Butchart Garden Private

Our tour is made specially for people interested in the culture and history of Victoria, as well as British Columbia. Your tour starts with the initial pickup from a Vancouver hotel. You will depart to the grand BC ferry and relax at the scenic cruise through the Gulf Islands. Start your tour by going to the Butchart garden and spend some time admiring the flower filled paths, discover the many themed gardens and admire masterful landscaping along the way. After your garden visit, we will head towards Victoria to see the Craigdarroch Castle, through the car ride you’ll see landmarks like the Legislature Buildings, Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park and more. Once you are at the 'Castle', you will have a guided tour of the Castle explaining its history and its Cultural Significance while looking at the awe inspiring Gothic architecture. Visit the scenic marine and then come back to the ferry to finish the trip. Please note: This private tour requires a two person minimum for booking.
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$523.40
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$523.40

Vancouver,Victoria,Whistler Best Price Guranteed 4 Days Tour Private

Vancouver,Victoria,Whistler Best Price Guranteed 4 Days Tour Private

Explore the best of Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler with a Local Guide. This 4 day private tour is perfect to explore Vancouver, Victoria, North Vancouver & Whistler seamlessly, in luxury & comfort. You will tour beautiful Vancouver and Victoria on the Pacific Northwest coast, and Whistler in the highlands of the Coast Mountains. Visit, experience, and enjoy beautiful parks, lush temperate rain forests, gorgeous waterfronts, a cultural hub, historic neighbourhoods, and engage in outdoor adventure.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$3,058.23
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$3,058.23

Enjoy A Private Tour of Beautiful Victoria!

Enjoy A Private Tour of Beautiful Victoria!

We provide a personal experience with a friendly, professional tour guide in a large luxury 14 passenger van!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.77
per group
From
$173.77
per group
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Vancouver to Victoria day tour Private

Vancouver to Victoria day tour Private

Enjoy an exciting full-day tour in Victoria that's packed with activities. Your day will start with a ride on board a luxury car in Vancouver that will take you to the ferry terminal in Tsawwassen. Walk around the deck while enjoying the scenery and look out for orcas, seals, and other marine life. Make your first stop at Butchart Gardens, where you will be wowed by this oasis of lush green and colourful blooms, stretching for 55 acres of flowers, trees, pathways, and creeks. The garden features a sunken garden, a world-famous rose garden, and a wonderful restaurant serving high tea daily. Take a scenic tour by the ocean en route to the city center of Victoria. Drive by the University of Victoria, Oak Bay, the Uplands, Beacon Hill Park, and finally Downtown Victoria with its BC Parliament Building, Empress Hotel, Chinatown, and Craigdarroch Castle. Have lunch or a small bite, at your leisure. Later in the evening head back to Vancouver where you'll be dropped at your hotel.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$861.55
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$861.55

Hop On Half Day Sightseeing Victoria

Hop On Half Day Sightseeing Victoria

Discover the best of Victoria at your own pace on a half-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour. The comprehensive route takes you to 15 of the city's most popular locations, including China Town, Ogden Point, Fisherman's Wharf, and Craigdarroch Castle. On board commentary offers insight into the city’s history and culture. Feel free to hop off at any destinations that interest you or simply enjoy the ride. Enjoy four hours of unlimited access to the bus Visit the top attractions of Victoria with ease Create your own sightseeing itinerary Get a comprehensive overview of the city. - Enjoy four hours of unlimited access to the bus - Visit the top attractions of Victoria with ease - Create your own sightseeing itinerary - Get a comprehensive overview of the city
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.29
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$28.29
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What are Craigdarroch Castle hours of operation?
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Craigdarroch Castle hours of operation: Open daily 10:00am - 4:30pm, Extended hours from June 15th to Labor day: 9:00am - 7:00pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Craigdarroch Castle tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Craigdarroch Castle can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 25 Craigdarroch Castle tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Craigdarroch Castle 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Craigdarroch Castle costs USD 12.33. Guided Craigdarroch Castle tours start around USD 12.33 per person. See all 25 Craigdarroch Castle tickets and tours on Viator.
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