The royal carriage tour

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Travel by horse-drawn carriage through many areas of Victoria, including Beacon Hill Park and the Dallas Road waterfront. Visit Mile 0 of the Trans-Canada Highway where you will discover the splendor of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Highlights

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This popular tour begins with a breathtaking view of the majestic Empress Hotel, overlooking the Inner Harbor with its classic tall ships and elegant sailboats. You will travel past landmark buildings and historic homes.



As you enter Beacon Hill Park, you will be dazzled by the array of fragrant flowers and ponds populated by ducks.

You will continue on the Waterfront to Dallas Road, passing Mile 0 of the Trans-Canada Highway. Here, you contemplate the splendor of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

The rest of your tour will be through Victoria's oldest neighborhood, with an impressive variety of well-kept homes and historic gardens. The tour ends back in the Inner Harbor by the Parliament Buildings and the Wax Museum.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Tours depart from the Transport Stand, under the green umbrella, located at the corner of Rue de Belleville and Rue de Menzies


Departure time :
May to September – daily 09h00 – 23h00
October to December – every day 11:00 a.m. – 20:00 p.m.
January to February – 12:00 p.m. to 17:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday only


Return details:
back to the starting point

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