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A different way to tour!

Fabulous way to see the area around Victoria and our 2 hour tour became 3! as our driver said he... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2016
Celia W
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Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
A different experience for seasoned travelers

I am always on the look out for a novel way to tour an area. I was impressed with the reviews of... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2016
Wshiresd
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Escondido, California
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16 May 2017
“Deception!”
30 Sep 2016
“A different way to tour!”
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Touring Victoria BC in a vintage style motorcycle with sidecar. Private city sightseeing tours, restaurant foodie tours, brewery pub tours,Butchart Gardens tours, cruise ship special tours
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111-2644 Prior St, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4W1, Canada
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+1 250-891-3646
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

We wanted to take a tour and so we called and always got an answering machine. It took them 2 days to call back, just to learn that they were booked and could take us in the day that we were leaving. Either plan ahead...More

Thank Pierre-Sylvie
James G, Owner at Sidecar Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Pierre-Sylvie thanks for that feedback. Our first negative review in our four years of operation. No deception involved. Our cell carrier was notified of our inability to access several booking messages while out of country, but unfortunately too late as we did not get your...More

Reviewed September 30, 2016

Fabulous way to see the area around Victoria and our 2 hour tour became 3! as our driver said he found it hard to show us everything in 2 hours! we didnt mind at all!! Fabulous views and very informative. thoroughly enjoyed it all! thanks

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Reviewed September 26, 2016

I am always on the look out for a novel way to tour an area. I was impressed with the reviews of Sidecar Victoria and emailed them for more information. There followed a very pleasant interaction from the initial email to the actual tour. What...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

What a great day! From beginning to end, we had a wonderful time with Kevin. He was very happy to customise the trip to our needs. We toured all over the area chatting while driving which was great. He was full of interesting information. We...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We visited Victoria on a cruise ship in the evening. Since the sun would be setting, we wanted to see Victoria in both daylight and nightlight. This tour was a delightful way to see Victoria. We were met by our driver Dave at the Breakwater...More

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James G, Owner at Sidecar Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2016

Dave says a big thank you and we do too. We got caught on one of the first days of our shoulder season when the evenings are cooling off. If you come touring with us again we will have electric vests for you to plug...More

Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

From my first encounter with Sidecar Victoria I was pleased. Via email, they helped me not only book our tour but also answered some logistical questions for me so I could plan our ferry times which was over and above in my opinion. Our guide,...More

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James G, Owner at Sidecar Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2016

Thanks Lynn, Kevin is beaming ear to ear. He says thank you both for breaking out of the normal routine and trundling into the countryside with him on one of our favourite tours. Come back soon

Reviewed August 14, 2016

We were picked up outside our hotel by Dave & Kevin in two fantastic Soviet retro bikes & side cars. Our two teenage boys surprising both went for the sidecar option first which allowed Mum & Dad to ride pillion, by the end of the...More

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James G, Owner at Sidecar Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2016

Thanks so much D. The pleasure was ours. Thanks to you all for trying a different way to tour...sideways in Victoria :))

Reviewed July 14, 2016

Dave, my adventure guide and sidecar driver, picked me up at the seaplane terminal when I arrived to Victoria from Seattle on Kenmore Air. Jay, the owner of Sidecar Victoria was also there with another brand new Ural sidecar. We quickly dropped off my luggage...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We found this Sidecar Victoria tour on Trip Advisor and completed the booking form on Sidecar Victoria tour website and then spike with James "Jay" Gillespie to book it. Our biker was his associate Dave who took us on a Ural bike and sidecar on...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2016

Our afternoon with Jay on the Sidecar Tour was a highlight of our whole trip to B.C. We were only in Victoria for 1.5 days and this was a great way to learn about the area whilst having fun - Jay is a terrific guide...More

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Eileen H
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Luvleelynnie | Reviewed this property |
They do pick up and drop you at your hotel. I do not see why you can't do it as one person.
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Sue2061
August 24, 2015|
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Response from James G | Property representative |
Hi Sue thanks for the contact. These are sturdy bikes but they are old school technology so yes there are some limitations. We have had 6ft6 in the sidecar and our weight limit is 240lbs per person. When were you wanting to... More
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