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Castles, Hoods & Legends – Bike Tour
Castles, Hoods & Legends – Bike Tour
OVERVIEW:

Spin through downtown Victoria on two wheels and discover top city attractions with ease on this Victoria Castles and Neighbourhoods bike tour. Hop onto your bike and follow your guide through the city streets. Learn of Victoria’s colourful 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. Cycle through the neighbourhoods and parks of this beautiful city
  • Learn about the mysteries of the historic and potentially haunted Craigdarroch Castle
  • Gaze up at one of the tallest totem poles in the world
  • Absorb the history of how the neighbourhoods were formed by your in-the-know guide

What’s Included

  • Bike Tour
  • Local Guide
  • Use of Equipment

 

What To Expect

The Pedaler
This is where our tour starts, in the historic Huntingdon Manor.

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
Learn the history of the Parliament and the scandalous story of its architect!

Craigdarroch Castle
Learn about the history of Craigdarroch Castle and the coal baron who built it as a gift to his wife when she agreed to move from Scotland to the wilds of the West Coast. The stop gives insights into the early days of the province and the attempt to recreate English society in the New World. Admission Ticket Not Included

Beacon Hill Park
In Beacon Hill Park, we introduce our guests to the Indigenous presence in Southern Vancouver Island, touching on the local First Nations (the Lekwungen), the early Metis settlers, and the current urban Indigenous community in Victoria.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Operates in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
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