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Gray Line Sightseeing Victoria

700 Government St | Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B3, Canada
+1 855-385-6553
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Good way to see Victoria beyond downtown

I enjoyed this tour. It was a "hop on, hop off" but I stayed on the entire time. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
srelei
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Portland, Oregon
Good overview of Victoria

Our perch under the covered, upper bus deck got seriously cold for the last 30 minutes due to winds... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wwalleigh
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Los Altos, California
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  • Average10%
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700 Government St | Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2B3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoyed this tour. It was a "hop on, hop off" but I stayed on the entire time. The weather was beautiful. This tour allowed me to see some of downtown and some of the outlying areas, including through neighborhoods, along the coastline (Strait of...More

Thank srelei
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our perch under the covered, upper bus deck got seriously cold for the last 30 minutes due to winds and pouring rain. We saw the old town, the “famous” Beacon Hill Park (200-acres of both “finished” and rough, open space with playgrounds & a petting...More

Thank wwalleigh
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent several hours on this wonderful tour of every place you'd want to see in the Victoria area! Downtown, Chinatown, harbor, neighborhoods, Mile Zero of the Transpacific Highway, and more. Excellent guide. Very informative. We didn't get off, just wanted the overview to get...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived by cruise ship & paid to be taken to town by bus & were dropped off in front of this "hop on hop off" bus. The fellow selling tickets- Mitch, would not give me any information other than the bus would not leave...More

1  Thank KeezySMU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This guy is a tourist's dream guide. He has so much fun, answers all questions, loves his job and knows his stuff!

1  Thank cathyandcolleen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hop on hop off feature is great, but it gives opportunity to hear commentary from multiple drivers. One of our tour commentaries was provided by an automated narrative and it wasn't much, but we were fortunate to happen upon a bus driven by Brian...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased a voucher at the information centre near the harbour. The first stop is in front of the Fairmont hotel. We arrived earlier before the first bus left. We exchanged this voucher for a proper ticket and then went for a walk around the...More

Thank HonestCountryCouple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll get right to the point in case you only read a few lines. If you are going to Butchart Gardens and book online with GrayLine, you are really going on the CVS bus and it LEAVES The Empress at 9 am. As you may...More

Thank travelinf00l22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the hop on hop off but only got off at the end. Brian the driver/tour guide knew a lot about everything. From history to which houses were renovated, where to eat, what to see, etc. Very conscious of everyones needs. The only downside was...More

Thank sunnydCt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this tour on a cruise stop in Victoria. It starts and stops directly in front of the Fairmont Hotel. It is a reasonable value at about $40 US per adult. The driver and attendants were polite and helpful. We saw a lot and...More

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Ann H
9 September 2017|
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Response from Janet S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Nancydave13 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Days Inn Victoria on the Harbour. They had free parking and the walk to parliament and Empress hotel was 2 blocks. So I don't know about any public parking.
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avmd2012
19 March 2017|
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Response from GrayLineVictoriaBC | Property representative |
Our service only offers tours of Victoria, BC, we do not go across the water to Vancouver. BC Ferries operates between Vancouver and Victoria and there is a BC Ferries Connector bus that does that route. I suggest contacting... More
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