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Tally-Ho Carriage Tours

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Since 1903, Tally-Ho Carriage Tours has been recognized as Victoria's iconic sightseeing experience. Let our majestic horses and professional guides escort you on a relaxing, entertaining tour through the city's historic, scenic beauty. Allow us to...more
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Corner of Belleville and Menzies Streets, Victoria, British Columbia V8L 1L7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our carriage ride with Tara and Sampson was one of the highlights of our trip to Victoria. Tara is a great tour guide-informative and fun! A city tour from a carriage is relaxed, and you get a great view. And it made me feel like...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Purchased our tickets right by the carriages. Sean was helpful and assisted us deciding on which tour route and areas for the ride. He was very friendly and pleasant. Christine was a professional and competent carriage driver. She noted historic areas and information during the...More

Thank Terrence R
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Our driver was Elliott and our equine companion was Apollo. Took a half hour carriage ride around Vic. Elliott was very informative and fun. Apollo was a gentle horse. Learned much about the history of the city. Truly something everyone should do if in the...More

Thank Brenda M
Tally-Ho1903, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thanks for the great review, Brenda! Kudos to Elliot and Apollo for showcasing to you what a wonderful team they make!

Reviewed September 13, 2018

On a whim hubby and I decided to go on a carriage ride. Elliott was our driver and Apollo was our "engine". We had a fabulous time. Elliott was very professional, very converse in the history of Victoria. Apollo was a gentle horse who responded...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We were in Victoria on Friday, August 24 with our cruise ship. Having only a couple hours early in the evening, my husband booked the 60 minute tour for the 3 of us, his mother included. We embarked with Tara and Jerry and had a...More

Thank Chris L
Tally-Ho1903, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thanks so much Chris! We find that cruise ship passengers really love our tours as we provided a unique, informative, fun, and relaxing way to gain a great, somewhat quick, overview of life in Victoria. We're thrilled you enjoyed your time with Tara and our...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

My wife and I have visited Victoria quite often and have always said that the next visit we would take a tour . We finally did , for our 20th anniversary, and had a wonderful time . We plan on doing it again in the...More

Thank Chris H
Tally-Ho1903, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Congratulations on your milestone anniversary, and thank you for allowing us to take part in making it a special day for you!

Reviewed September 2, 2018

My 75 year old father came up with the idea of a carriage ride for him and my two siblings and I. We were only in Victoria for a few hours (fresh off the cruise ship) and we hadn't planned for this in advance so...More

Thank Patricia G
Tally-Ho1903, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

We're glad to know you didn't have too long of a wait for your tour (cruise ship nights can get very booked up!). More importantly though, we're glad that all of you enjoyed yourselves and found Caitlyn and Delilah as charming and entertaining as we...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had an opportunity to take part in the 60 minute tour and it was wonderful in every way. Very very nice 😊. The locations and scenery were beautiful, especially in James Bay and Beacon Hill. Our driver Tara was lovely, funny,...More

Thank Danny C
Tally-Ho1903, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Your rave review is heartwarming - thank you! We live in a beautiful city, and love showing it off to our guests. Tally-Ho is so proud of our guides (including Tara!) who put in so much effort to make sure that each tour they deliver...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful 30 minute carriage ride with Brianne and Cash. We loved hearing about the various bits of unique knowledge about the city and its history. Won’t share any spoilers here- you’ll need to hear these fun facts from your...More

Thank Katherine S
Tally-Ho1903, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Brianna has a wealth of knowledge and fun-facts about our beautiful City; and has a special love for Kashe which shines through. Kashe absolutely LOVES his job at Tally-Ho and eagerly comes to the gate every morning in hopes it's a day where he gets...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour of Victoria with Brianne our driver and Spot the gentle giant. Brianne was so knowledgeable about all the areas we visited and we thoroughly enjoyed her commentary. Definitely a great way to explore the city and highly recommend to anyone.More

Thank Jemma C
Tally-Ho1903, Owner at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Brianna and Spot thank you so much! Great feedback from happy guests is what every carriage driver strives for. Spot is such a gentle giant, you’re absolutely correct! He’s very laid back, loves what he does, and loves cuddles with humans. We think he’s adorable...More

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Charlotte W
July 14, 2018|
Response from TravelnJoanna | Reviewed this property |
Our carriage held for people. I did not see a larger carriage with tally ho. There might be another company in Vancouver that does carriage rides
Rhonda U
June 11, 2016|
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Response from Tally-Ho1903 | Property representative |
Prices are per carriages, and each carriage seats up to 6 passengers. The length of the tours range from 15 minutes to 1.5 hours: the length of the tour determines what you will see. Please visit our website for... More
March 8, 2016|
Response from Tess R |
Tally Ho can pick up at the cruise ship terminal. You can also walk (about 10mins) or take the Ogden Point shuttle (about 5 mins from their drop off in town). I encourage you to give them a call and they can arrange it for... More