Since 1978, Victoria Carriage Tours has been dedicated to providing quality horse-drawn tours. Enjoy historical tales on Victoria's Past, Present and future on a guided tour of downtown Victoria.
Beacon Hill Park Tour:
This 45-minute tour travels by the famous Fairmont Empress Hotel and one of the oldest churches "Church Of Our Lord" established in 1874. You will pass by St. Anne's Academy, a sprawling convent that was renovated in the 1990s. As you enter Beacon Hill Park you will notice a variety of trees and array of colorful flowers that are guaranteed to delight. This 62-acre park is filled with birdlife including a large Herron population. The tour then returns back through the historic James Bay neighborhood, ending at the Victoria Carriage Tours stand.
The Royal Tour:
On this 60-minute tour, enjoy a breathtaking view of the Fairmont Empress Hotel, overlooking the Inner Harbour with its classic tall ships and sleek sailing vessels. Feel like royalty as you are taken by landmark buildings and historic homes. You will be dazzled with an array of fragrant flowers and delightful duck ponds as you pass through Beacon Hill Park. Then, continue to the Dallas Road waterfront, passing Mile 0 of the Trans Canada Highway. Experience the splendor of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The tour makes its way through James Bay, the oldest neighborhood in Victoria with an impressive variety of well-maintained historic homes and gardens. Then, arrive back in the Inner Harbour by the Legislative Buildings.
Distance from port: 1.00 block(s)