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Surfside Adventure Tours is a private luxury sightseeing tour business located out of Victoria B.C on Vancouver Island. We offer professional narrated sightseeing tours in and around Victoria and Vancouver Island. We specialize in outdoor adventure...more
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

We spent a fantastic morning with Darwin. He picked us up promptly at our hotel and offered us several options based on our interests and ability. We chose two different beautiful locations to explore. Darwin was knowledge and interesting. It felt like we were hiking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We traveled with Darwin on a complete, customized tour of Victoria and surrounding areas. He was informative and engaging, and we felt he always wanted to meet our needs to make our experience the best it could be.... and it was! It was a full...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Hi Ladies, Thank you very much for the wonderful memory of a fun day out with you all. You were all in good spirits and full of adventure. I am happy to hear that you had a great time. All the best in your travels,...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Darwin was pleasant and had great local knowledge.He was flexible when we requested stops at cheese shops etc and the 8 hr tour was a good choice .The walk to Kinsol tressel was worth it and it was nice to walk in the forest .The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gillian L
Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Hi Gillian, Thanks for taking the time to leave a kind review. I had a wonderful time with the both of you. Just so you understand why we take phone calls on tour, and we try not to but it's for the guests safety. We...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

We did you hikes which was a great way to see 2 different parks and gave us a bit of a breather in between. Darwin was very informative about the area. We would highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Chris was our guide for the day. He provided a ton of information about Victoria and the places we were going to tour. It was a peaceful and private ride to each of our destinations. Thank you!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind feedback. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your tour with Chris and you tour with Surfside Adventure Tours. All the best on your travels! Darwin

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour through Tours By Locals on the web months before the tour. Darwin arrived at our hotel in Victoria on time and gave us a great tour of three wineries and a chocolate shop. Darwin grew up in the Cowichan Valley, so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Hi Sid and Patty, Thank you for booking your wine tour with me and leaving such a kind detailed review. I had a wonderful time with you both enjoying a beautiful day in the country. Thank you for sharing your stories of your travels and...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

We purchased this tour through Viator and were thoroughly pleased. Phil and associate promptly met us at the cruise port and whisked our small group away in a handsome and spacious tour van. He quickly assessed our interests and adapted the tour to address them....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Hi Marsh, Thank you for your kind feedback on Phil, and thanks for booking your tour with us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time here in Victoria and we would love to see you come back to see more of Vancouver island....More

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I like to learn about the history of an area. I got that in spades with this tour. Our guide, Phil, picked us up at the port and talked about the host of the port area. Then took us around on a free form tour...More

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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Hi Ed, Thank you for taking your tour with Surfside Adventure Tour, and thanks for your feedback with your guide Phil. He has been with our team of guides for 5 yrs now and gives great private tours. I am always pleased to hear great...More

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing hike it was. We went to places that not even the locals knew about. Darwin, our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, passionate and thoughtful. It was a true pleasure hiking with him. We enjoyed hiking on the rainforest and seeing big trees,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hi Rudy, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a kind detailed review. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your hike with me. You have a wonderful family and you made my day equally as enjoyable. Darwin

Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

4 of us had a one day tour of Victoria today with Darwin. He is an outstanding tour guide who really knows the area. He met us at the sea plane when we arrived about 9:00 a.m. and took us all around the city until...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Hi Steve, Thank you for booking with Surfside Adventure Tours, and thank you for taking the time to leave a kind detailed review. It was my pleasure to spend the day with a great group, you made my day as equally as fun. I hope...More

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Response from Darwin L | Property representative |
Hi Erin and Mike, I just checked my schedule and I am available,I can offer you a great deal and a fantastic time.Are you able to contact me through my URL link? 250-891-7792 Thanks! Darwin
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