Take in the city’s history, from its indigenous roots to the Victorian Era, with this immersive audio guide. Experience the magic of GPS playback on a leisurely stroll through Downtown Victoria.
Welcome to Victoria, a charming seaside city known for its English-style customs, abundant gardens, and friendly people. On this walking tour, I’ll show you around our most famous landmarks and share the history of the people who were instrumental in the making of Victoria.
You’ll hear about the Lekwungen First Nations, and Fort Victoria’s ties to colonization. I’ll tell you the scandalous tale of a famous architect who built British Columbia’s striking Legislative Assembly of British Columbia and Grand Empress Hotel, and other quirky tidbits involving pirates, public hangings, and Canada’s narrowest street.
Along the way, you’ll become familiar with:
This 90-minute tour begins and ends at the Inner Harbour. There are plenty of restaurants, pubs and shopping opportunities along the way if you have the time to stretch your day.