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Tally-Ho Carriage Tours

213 reviews
Victoria, Canada
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About Tally-Ho Carriage Tours
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 pick you up at your hotel or restaurant, and on cool evenings snuggle into comfort with our soft, faux-fur blankets.
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8 reviews
Enjoy a romantic ride with that special someone, or a fun excursion with family and friends as you visit Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park in a horse-drawn carriage. Beacon Hill Park is one of Victoria’s main attractions, home to a petting zoo, playground and splash park, and the tallest totem pole in the world. Learn all about it from your guide as you revel in the beauty of the park.
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$125.58 per adult
15 reviews
The Canadian city of Victoria has a rich British colonial history dating back to the Victorian era, evident in its striking architecture and historic landmarks. Explore the city in style by traditional horse-drawn carriage, and take in sites of interest such as James Bay— one of Vancouver Island's oldest neighborhoods—and the Salish Sea waterfront. As your horse clops along, enjoy fine views over Victoria to the Olympic Mountain range beyond.
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$87.52 per adult
21 reviews
Capital of British Columbia, Vancouver lies on the southern shores of Vancouver Island—with striking architecture, pretty parks, and a British colonial history dating back to the Victorian era. On this tour, explore Victoria in comfort by traditional horse-drawn carriage as your guide brings the city’s Victorian past to life. Along the way, discover sites of interest such as Beacon Hill Park, historic James Bay, and the Salish Sea waterfront.
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$163.63 per adult
75-Minute Grand Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour
Place yourself in the history of James Bay as you enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride along the waterfronts of Victoria. Your personal driver provides an intimate experience, perfect for couples or family. Ride through Beacon Hill Park’s beautiful gardens. Travel to the refreshing Salish Sea waterfront, then end your tour in the James Bay Heritage district.
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$194.07 per adult
90-Minute Premier Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour
4 reviews
Enjoy the historic atmosphere of Victoria on a charming horse-drawn carriage ride. The tour is fully customizable to your preferences. Meet your carriage driver/guide near the British Columbia Parliament Building and head out for your approximately 90-minute tour through Victoria. Visit James Bay, Beacon Hill Park, Emily Carr House, Thunderbird Park or trot along the shore of the Salish Sea, it’s up to you.
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$224.52 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The carriage ride was absolutely the perfect way to slow down and soak in the rich history and admire the Victorian architecture. Our tour guide was Martha and our horse power was supplied by Christopher. They are a great team, kept the perfect pace of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hour carriage ride really made our day special in Victoria. The driver was very knowledgeable about the cities history and culture. Our horse Cash was amazing considering all of the traffic and noise he had to deal with. Since my wife and I have...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Merlin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The carriage ride was awesome just like last time. The driver was knowledgeable and interacted with us the whole ride. She was very professional. We would definitely go again for sure. All the staff were amazing. They offered to take a few pictures right off...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our last day of a brief trip to Victoria, my wonderful wife and I had a great carriage tour down Menzies St., along the waterfront to Ogden Breakwater, and North again. All the way Elliot and Spot negotiated the traffic with care and skill,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bookshelf-Maker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kate and Sampson were great. What a lovely tour of Victoria. Sampson the horse was so obedient listen well to driver Kate. We seen alot of Victoria we would of missed if we hadn't taken carriage ride. You did a great job Kate. Jackie and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The carriage ride was a great addition to our trip the driver named Kate was wonderful and friendly and extremely knowledgeable and “Spot” the Horse was great . I would recommend it to everyone

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KathleenO1024
TallyHoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Spot has a special place in Kate's heart. We'll let Kate know you had a great time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us rode in the carriage, with Carol as our tour guide. It was a wonderful way to learn more about Victoria. The pickup/drop off location was very convenient, within walking distance of our hotel and on the harbor. We especially enjoyed the ride...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MMW70
TallyHoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Beacon Hill is one of our favorite tours. We'll let Carol know you had a great time!

Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

We took the one-hour ride ($215 CAD, not including tip). Our 6 and 7-year old kids loved the ride. It went in front of The Parliament Buildings, Royal British Museum, through Beacon Hill Park, along the Juan de Fuca Straight, through many beautiful neighborhoods, etc....More

Thank birice82
TallyHoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thank you for your review! We'll let Randy and Sarge know you had a great time. Hope the rest of your stay was just as fun!

Reviewed March 23, 2019

Carol was very informative and her horse Appollo was beautiful. There was a bit of construction going on, so we had to take some detours but had a wonderful tour.

Date of experience: March 2019
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TallyHoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Thank you very much for your review! I'll let Carol know you had a great time. Apollo has a soft spot in our hearts--he's just so cute and fuzzy right now!

Reviewed March 16, 2019

Elliott was fantastic. He was friendly, very informative, and the way he interacted with people on the street as we passed was great to see. Elliott knew a lot of the history on Victoria, and he did not make it sound like a rehearsed script...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cheryl H
TallyHoTours, Guest Relations Manager at Tally-Ho Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Thank you very much for your review! We'll let Elliot know how happy you were. We look forward to seeing you again.

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cathyjones1955
January 10, 2019|
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Response from jdavidy2016 | Reviewed this property |
We took this ride in July, but I am sure we were able to secure a ride about 9:00 PM. I would contact the firm directly. They were very accomodating.
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Charlotte W
July 14, 2018|
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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
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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
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