Victoria Harbour: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Victoria Harbour: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you discover this historical section of Vancouver and the Inner Harbour.

On this easy to walk 4 km (one way) tour you'll see a variety of historical sites, music venues, artisan shops and marine living that make up the harbour section of the city.

Highlights include Chinatown, Market Square, Waddington Alley, Inner Harbour, the Parliament Buildings, Fisherman's Wharf and much more!

Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play.

The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer.

Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices.

Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along route.

Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: 1 Centennial Square, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1P6 Canada

Here at Centennial Square, we'll begin our tour that will take you through Chinatown, Market Square and downtown and then on to the harbour with many exciting points of interest and finally ending at Fisherman's Wharf. Although 'Pass by Without Stopping' is checked off, remember you can stop at as many attractions and take as long to complete the tour as you like.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chinatown, Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia Canada

As you stroll through Chinatown, we'll tell you about this oldest Chinatown in Canada, some of it's history and what it's famous for today.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fan Tan Alley, Chinatown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R4 Canada

We'll tell you about the narrowest alleyway in Canada and what it was named after.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Market Square 560 Johnson St Old Town, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C6 Canada

As you explore the Market Square and it's many small shops and restaurants, we'll tell you a bit of it's history. You may even want to stop for craft beer or local coffee and fruit.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Johnson Street & Wharf Street, Johnson St & Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W, Canada

JOHNSON STREET BRIDGE. We'll point out the beautiful and unusual bridge and tell you a bit about what it replaced.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Waddington Alley, Victoria, BC V8W, Canada

We'll tell you why city councillors, forestry workers, and residents support the continual preservation of these unique building blocks.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bastion Square, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

Welcome to the "most haunted site in all of Victoria"! We'll tell you why!!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

As you stroll along Government Street we'll point out and tell you a bit about some of the interesting businesses and their history.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bard & Banker, 1022 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1X7, Canada

You'll see an incredible three story white building on the corner. We'll tell you about it's history and how it became a pub.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Rogers' Chocolates, 913 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1X5 Canada

& THE WINDSOR HOTEL. Once you have checked out Canada's very first chocolatiers, we'll move on to the oldest hotel in Victoria.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Inner Harbour, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

We'll tell you about this beautiful inner harbour with wonderful views to some of our next stops.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Captain James Cook, 790 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W5, Canada

Hear in his own words what Captain James Cook encountered when he reached the British Columbia coast back in 1778.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fairmont Empress, 721 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W5, Canada

You'll see the impressive Empress Hotel. We'll tell you about it's interesting "muddy" beginnings.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Emily Carr Statue, Government Street and Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

We'll tell you how Emily Carr, artist and writer, became recognized as a Canadian icon.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: The Netherlands Centennial Carillon, Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

& ROYAL BC MUSEUM. We'll tell you why the Dutch community gifted this carillon to British Columbia and just a little bit about the museum behind it.

Stop At: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1 Canada

We'll point out the museum and tell you all about why you'll want to pause the tour and visit!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Thunderbird Park, 638 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8 Canada

As you check out the totem poles we'll tell you a bit of their history and who creates them.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Helmcken House, 638 Bc-1 Thunderbird Park, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8 Canada

We'll tell you the background of this house, one of the oldest in British Columbia!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, 501 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8V 2L8, Canada

As you walk through the grounds of the Parliament Buildings, which as of 2020 were open to the public, we'll tell you how it came to be.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Queen Victoria Statue, Unnamed Road, Victoria, BC V8V 2L8, Canada

& VICTORIA CENOTAPH. We'll tell you why the sculptor was so upset about this statue that he refused to attend it's unveiling!

Stop At: Confederation Garden Court, Menzies St &, Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8V, Canada

We've got a surprise for you on this one. A hidden statue for you to find, we'll give you a hint.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Steamship Terminal, 470 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4W9 Canada

We'll tell you the reason for the massive stone columns on the north and south sides of the building.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: CJCG+P6 Victoria, BC, Canada

FERRIES. We'll tell you how these ferries are so important to the economy of Victoria.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: David Foster Harbour Pathway, Kingston Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1Z8 Canada

As you walk along the pathway we'll tell you about some of the marine life that visit the harbour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: CJFF+P9 Victoria, BC, Canada

SONGHEES POINT. We'll tell you the traditional meaning of Songhees Point and a bit about it's history.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA, 146 Kingston St, Victoria, BC V8V 1V4, Canada

As you stroll along, we'll tell you about this resident friendly marina.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Fisherman's Wharf, 1 Dallas Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 0B2 Canada

Here you have the opportunity to stroll through this colourful floating community and see a way of life that is just a little eccentric!

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Beacon Hill Park, 100 Cook St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Craigdarroch Castle, 1050 Joan Cres, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 3L5 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Scenic Marine Route, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Miniature World, 649 Humboldt St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A6 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater, Dallas Rd, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Abkhazi Garden, 1964 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1H4 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Victoria Bug Zoo, 631 Courtney St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1B8 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Government House, 1401 Rockland Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1V9 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada, 721 Government St Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5 Canada

We'll point out and tell you all about this beauty.

Pass By: Victoria Pier, 815 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T2 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: The Bateman Gallery, 470 Belleville Street Third Floor, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Christ Church Cathedral, 930 Burdett Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 3G8 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Clover Point Park, Dallas Road, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Oak Bay Marina, 1327 Beach Dr, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 2N4 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Beacon Hill Children's Farm, Circle Drive ,Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4Z8 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Carr House, 207 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2K8 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Mount Tolmie Park, 1900 Mayfair Dr, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 1P9 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Westsong Walkway, Songhees Walkway, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1E5 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: St. Andrew's Cathedral, 740 View St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1J8 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: The Maritime Museum of British Columbia, 744 Douglas St Next To The Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3M6 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Wharf Street, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.

Pass By: Finnerty Gardens, 3800 Finnerty Rd University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5C2 Canada

Not a point of interest on the tour, but it's close by and you can spend as much time as you like here.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Service animals allowed"
"Stroller accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"This is a self-guided tour so you will use your own smartphone & headphone (optional).

Please abide by all federal and provincial health rules and recommendations."



Hora de Inicio: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/28/2020 - 9/25/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 1 Centennial Square, Victoria, BC V8W 1P5, Canada

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Customer Service via Phone & Email
  • Download on WIFI before (no signal required or data used during tour)
  • Flexible dates - tour is yours to keep and enjoy anytime on Tripvia Tours for Android or iOS

No Incluye

  • Smartphone or tablet
  • Headphones (optional - audio will play from device speaker too)

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