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Walking Tours by Discover the Past

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-384-6698
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Wonderful overview of Victoria's history

John Adams took us on a fascinating walk through downtown and helped us better understand the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hamilton, Canada
Over And Above

We really enjoyed our tour with Phil Foster on the Discover The Past Tour in Victoria. Our small... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Brian B
Adelaide, Australia
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Unique Walking Tours through Victoria's History. Chinatown Walks focus on the fascinating story of Canada's oldest Chinatown, while Discovery Walks cover a wide range of topics.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John Adams took us on a fascinating walk through downtown and helped us better understand the history of the city and province and its place in Canada. Highly recommend.

Thank 19LarissaC68
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour with Phil Foster on the Discover The Past Tour in Victoria. Our small group was treated to an interesting walking tour of Victoria. I really liked the way Phil linked the building of Victoria's parliament to the life of it's...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Greatly enjoyed our history tour with Chris. This company uses small personal amplifiers that go in your ear--on our tour of four I thought this was overkill but I was amazed at how nice it was to always be able to hear Chris (and I...More

Thank Belize62
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Our guide was very experienced, personable and incredibly informed; while the personal amplifiers made it easy to hear him at all times. We enjoyed the 2 young helpers who surprised us along the way with samples from local shops. this tour is very recommended.

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We thought we would spend some time in the park and then saw that there was a tour on Monday mornings so we opted to do this. Chris was great! He is so knowledgeable and we felt that he could have answered any questions we...More

Thank Kweega
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Chris Adams did an outstanding job sharing his knowledge of the many aspects of Victoria's Chinatown. The information inside both inside and outside the buildings was wonderful. Great headsets so we can all hear and well paced for both the active and strollers.

Thank VoyageurBC
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My parents and I went on the walking tour this morning and it was fantastic. Our guide, Kate, was knowledgeable, personable and brought the stories of this fascinating Oak Bay neighbourhood to life. The tour was 90 minutes with what I'd call a light amount...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We took the "Christmas in Old Victoria" tour presented by Discover the Past. The tour leader, Kate, is a local product whose studies and travels have returned her to her birthplace. She is well studied, fascinating, and quite the story teller. Of particular interest was...More

Thank kentward896
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The walking tour provided great insights into the history of Chinese settlement during the mid - late 19th century in Victoria and the influence of the Chinese culture today. We gained an understanding of the importance of the Chinese workers in establishing the economy of...More

Thank Meredith N
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went on the Chinatown and Rockland walking tours and I cannot say enough great about both tours as they were the highlights of our trip. John Adams was the consummate tour guide! It was quickly apparent that he did not memorize the history, but...More

Thank Susan C
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28 May 2017|
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11 September 2015|
Response from Chris A | Property representative |
Hi Stephylou, Thanks for getting in touch. Our Chinatown Walks cover several blocks. For those that are able there is an optional journey up 52 stairs to the oldest Chinese temple in Canada. The distance of our Discovery... More