Me and my friend signed up for the tour as a fun way to learn a bit about the city, and we were not disappointed. Dave was really interesting and pointed out things we wouldnt of noticed on our own. The tour was supposed to...More
Come See Victoria, History & Architecture Walking Tours
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Super interesting tour! Dave is an awesome guide. We enjoyed learning about Victoria buildings and history. A perfect plan to undestand this beautiful city and Bristish Columbia.
My husband and I spent a week in Victoria touring the area by bicycle. We decided to take a break from the bikes one day and signed up for the history and architecture walking tour. It was time well spent. Dave is a very knowledgeable...More
We met Dave at Empress Hotel and he led our group of 9 ranging in ages from 11-55 on an interesting inside look at Victoria. He was very knowledgeable and full of fun facts. WE booked a 2 1/2 hour walking tour and my two...More
Dave was well organized, with historical photos of many sites provided so we could get perspective of the changes. Really enjoyable tour and appropriately paced and informative.
Dave is a knowledgable, articulate and all round pleasant guide. History & Architecture tour is about 2 hours long and is well paced. We saw and heard about lots of interesting buildings. Highly recommended!More
Thank you for the great recommendation. With all the surviving Victorian-era buildings in downtown Victoria - and every building in has bit to tell of the city’s past - I have found that history and architecture form very natural combination. I’m glad you mentioned ‘pace’....More
Had the recent pleasure of participating in Dave’s fascinating History and Archetecture walking tour. His extensive knowledge combined with his obvious joy of sharing all that Victoria has to offer with others made for a very well spent two hours. The tour was well paced...More
Great recommendation, thank you! I like the word ‘joy’. I am retired, so I conduct these tours because I very much enjoy doing them. Victoria is a delightful, historic, and architecturally rich city ... and we can all have fun critiquing architecture. As a guest...More
Booked a walking tour and really enjoyed it. First time in many years so helped me get my bearings. The guide was knowledgeable making the experience fun.
This customized, private walking tour made our first visit to Victoria truly memorable. Dave has a tremendous sense of history and a deep understanding of how Victoria came to be and what makes it such a great place to visit. We spent two hours wandering...More
Thanks for your excellent recommendation! A private walking tour is a great way to get to know this very special and walkable city. I will set up an itinerary to suit your schedule and interests. It often can be arranged on short notice ... and...More
Dave's tour is an excellent introduction to Victoria's downtown. Though focused on architecture, he supplies the history that goes with it. The tour covers a fair amount of ground and I wish I had made notes on a map as we went along so I...More
Thank you for the high recommendation! As one of the original west coast cities Victoria has an impressive number of surviving buildings, so its architecture and its history make a natural combination for a walking tour. The tour will give you a good foundation on...More