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EV TOURS private tours in Victoria, BC, Vancouver Island, and Salt Spring Island. Butchart Gardens by way of country roads, city tours, historical tours. We provide wine tasting tours in different wine regions on Vancouver Island: Cowichan Valley...more
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Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

We had a wonderful experience with Elizabeth at EV Tours. I booked a full day tour with Elizabeth over the phone a few months before our cruise. She was very helpful and helped me customize our trip. We were a large family group of 24...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mhaque111
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Elizabeth met us (6 70+ year old's) at the cruise terminal in Victoria. She was very knowledgeable about all areas in Victoria. She drove through Victoria pointing out important sites. We spent hours in Butchart Gardens, which was fabulous. Elizabeth was able to guide us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Elizabeth was our guide, you will be lucky to have her. She is a safe, very knowledgeable driver and guide. She was the number one reason we had an unforgettable and delightful experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dave R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Elizabeth showed our group of six seniors an absolutely fantastic day in Victoria. She gave us a wonderful tour of Butchart Gardens and showed us many interesting areas of Victoria. Our ship’s departure was delayed and Elizabeth kindly accomadated our request to extend our tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

It was a fabulous day indeed. You are such fun loving people and so energetic to see and learn. I really enjoyed our time together and thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review.

Reviewed August 20, 2018

We had the best day of our trip on our private tour of Victoria and Butchart Gardens! We were originally scheduled to tour with Elizabeth since we read so many good reviews. But, she got injured on another tour and set us up with Chris...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I can highly recommend Elizabeth for tours.She is knowledgable, very friendly and flexible with the itinerary.Her car was spotlessly clean and she did not take business calls whilst taking us around ( unlike our guide on a tour with a different company the previous day).We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gillian L
Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for this very nice review. You two are knowledgable travellers and together we made the most of your visit. Especially because of your openness and energy to explore different places I suggested. I hope you return some day and we can...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

A must! We loved it. Don’t waste time or $ in a crowded bus and not be able to see the beautiful hidden gems and sights. She was so nice and knowledgeable. 6 stars!More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Dear Erik, Wonderful to know that you loved your tour of Victoria with EV Tours. I was happy to whisk you away from the big crowds of your ship and to share with you, some of my most treasured places here. All possible with travellers...More

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour with Elizabeth on July 22, 2018 instead of doing a shore excursion from our cruise ship. She was punctual, professional, friendly, and very well-informed. She took us to Butchart Gardens through the countryside - I call it the scenic route. Because...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

You are so welcome. It was a special evening at Butchart Gardens with you. You are all so knowledgable about flowers and butterflies, food and art. Thank you for sharing a lovely afternoon in the gardens and your nice comments. Elizabeth

Reviewed July 5, 2018

My family of 4 from California stopped in Victoria on 6/22/18 as the last port of an Alaskan cruise. Our guide, John, was there right on time with our name on an EV Tours sign as we disembarked. Just as we requested when booking, John...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

Elizabeth is punctual, friendly, polite, cheerful and approachable. Her familiarity with Victoria is outstanding. She is able to tailor-fit the tour to our needs which makes the whole experience a very satisfying one. Her attitude of having our interest at heart is commendable. Well done...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

What a wonderful review! Thank you so much. I am glad you enjoyed your tour. I too enjoyed the day with you and your lovely family. Hope you return some day and we'll explore the Island some more. EV

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