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Surfside Adventure Tours

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About Surfside Adventure Tours
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, there is nobody out there like us. We take you off the beaten track and show you the best scenery Vancouver Island has to offer. We offer guided wilderness hikes along our majestic coastlines, mountain view and throughout our lush Rain Forest. We also specialize in luxury wine tours out of Victoria. The vineyards on Vancouver Island produce award winning white and red wines. So join us as we take you around to some of Vancouver Islands finest vineyards. We offer transportation in our full size 7 passenger luxury Ford Expedition, and for larger groups our 14 passenger luxury Ford Transit Touring Van. At Surfside Adventure Tours we take pride in offering the cleanest tour vehicles in the city. Free pick up at downtown locations.
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Vancouver Island Rainforest Guided Hike with Private Guide
Hike through Vancouver Island's towering rainforest on a private, guided hike from Victoria that explores a fascinating ecosystem. You'll see waterfalls, native plants, and some of the world's tallest and oldest trees, walking alongside a guide as you watch for Vancouver Island's native wildlife. With pickup and drop-off in downtown Victoria or the cruise port, this private hiking tour includes roughly two hours of hiking time, and can be tailored to your schedule.
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3 hours
from $69.88
2-Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria
If you are short on time, but eager to see the most beautiful spots in Victoria, this is the tour for you. Have your camera ready for stops at Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle, the Lieutenant Governor’s estate, and Oak Bay Village and Marina. Get your small group together and enjoy this guided tour through all the gorgeous scenery of Victoria.
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2 hours
from $195.65
Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour
Explore the beautifully historic center of Victoria, then trade downtown streets for the flower-lined paths of Butchart Gardens on a half-day, private tour of the city. You'll start with a trip to Fisherman's Wharf, then see the Parliament Buildings, the Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park, and Craigdarroch Castle, following scenic roads through the Vancouver Island countryside. With departures throughout the day, this tour of Victoria highlights is priced per vehicle, and can be tailored to your private group of up to seven people.
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4 hours
from $342.40
The Ultimate Group Package Deal of Victoria
Make the most of your visit to Victoria by seeing  many of the area’s highlights in just one day. This private tour packs in top sights including, Butchart Gardens, one of Canada’s oldest Chinatown neighborhoods, Craigdarroch Castle, and the famed Parliament Buildings. Plus, you’ll even have time to stop at a local winery to experience British Columbia’s burgeoning wine scene. Round-trip transportation is also included for an added convenience.
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8 hours 30 minutes
from $529.90
Waterfalls, Cathedral Grove Rainforest, and Coombs Private Tour with Hiking
Explore Vancouver Island's magnificent scenery on a full-day, private tour from Victoria to Englishman River Falls, Little Qualicum Falls, and Cathedral Grove, home to some of the tallest and oldest trees on the island. You'll visit a country market, hike through the rainforest and to the waterfalls, and make plenty of photo stops, while learning about Vancouver Island's nature and culture throughout the day. Traveling with a private guide means the trip can be tailored to you, and this tour is priced per-group for up to eight people.
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9 hours
from $529.90
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Darwin, for a wonderful afternoon....just perfect! This was tailored perfectly for us, and we enjoyed the information you shared about the history of the areas we hiked.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your very welcome! Thanks again for booking your guided hike with me, and for taking the time to leave a kind review. Darwin Surfside Adventure Tours

Reviewed August 12, 2019

Darwin did our tour and was very friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Always asked if we had gotten a good picture or wanted to stop and get out and take one!More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

Hi Chris, Thanks for taking the time to leave a kind review of your tour with me. It was a real pleasure showing you around our beautiful city. I hope you come back one day to see more of our beautiful island. All the best!...More

Reviewed August 1, 2019

Wow! What an amazing day we all had with Darwin... We where a party of 4 and couldn’t fault any part of the day... His tour is well planned out so we missed all the crowds so where able to see everything comfortably. His knowledge...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2019

Tha k you so much for the kind review, I Remeber your group quite well and the fun day out we had. It was my pleasure to show you our beautiful city. I am. Looking forward to seeing you all again next year. Book early...More

Reviewed June 9, 2019

We got a cab outside our hotel in downtown Vancouver ($85) to Tsawwassen termInal and arrived by ferry ($17.50) to Swartz Bay where our guide, Chris, picked us up. Chris shared a lot of knowledge about the history of the area as well as many...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

We highly recommend this tour. Darwin met us at the Harbour Air terminal and spent fours hours with us showing us the highlights of Victoria and Butchart Gardens. It was a great trip and worth every penny.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2019

Hi Pamela, Thank you for taking the time to leave a kind review, and thanks for choosing Surfside Adventure Tours for you choice of tours for your visit here in Victoria. Have safe travels! Darwin

Reviewed June 2, 2019

When visiting Victoria, this tour led by Darwin is a must! It was absolutely phenomenal!! Our original tour was supposed to start at 4pm but Darwin contacted me earlier and advised he would come pick us up at 2:30 which was shortly after our cruise...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2019

Thank you so much for the kind detailed review. It was my pleasure to show you around and assist you during the tour. Thanks again for choosing me as your guide for your visit here in Victoria. All the best! Darwin

Reviewed June 2, 2019

Darwin hosted our private tour through Victoria and Butchart Gardens. We had a comfortable ride in his large van with our group of 8. Darwin was friendly, knowledgeable and gave us a great day in the city and gardens and took us to the best...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your tour with me. It was a great day out and I equally enjoyed our time together.with your group. I really do hope we all get to meet again one day. Take care and all...More

Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

After collecting us promptly, Darwin was very quick to get a sense of our interests and delivered a perfectly customised tour. Knowledgeable, passionate and friendly, Darwin is the ideal guide, and the scenery speaks for itself. Thanks for a great experience! Michael and Limara

Date of experience: April 2019
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Darwin L, Owner at Surfside Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2019

Hi Michael and Limara, Thanks again for booking your guided hike with Surfside Adventure Tours. I really appreciate you both taking the time to review our service. Happy Trekking! Darwin

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

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reginacof
May 6, 2019|
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Response from Darwin L | Property representative |
Hi Regina, Thank you for the inquiry, unfortunately we are sold out for that date and time If we happen to recieve a cancelation I will contact you immediately. Thanks! Darwin Surfside Adventure Tours
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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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