Combo Pass: Hop on-Hop Bus Tour & Craigdarroch Castle Pass
  • Combo Pass: Hop on-Hop Bus Tour & Craigdarroch Castle Pass



    Live Commentary in English. Select this option for a 1-day hop-on hop-off bus pass plus admission to the Craigdarroch Castle, an 1890's mansion known for its fine Victorian architecture, stained-glass windows, period antiques, woodwork, and the great views from the tower.


    Explore the city of Victoria aboard your choice of a modern open-air bus or a classy, early-1900s trolley The total route is approximately 90 minutes, and provides a quick overview of the city through onboard commentary. Get off at any of the 21 stops to delve deeper, spending as much time as you please while visiting historic sites, going shopping, or grabbing a bite to eat.




    Discover the sights of Victoria on an open-air bus or classic turn-of-the-century trolley bus. This Victoria hop-on, hop-off bus tour with on-board commentary gives you a quick way to see the main attractions of this beautiful city. Even better, you can hop on and off the buses at any of the stops, giving you the opportunity to see the sights at your own pace!

    Victoria proves a gentle blend of colonial England and up-to-date Western Canada. The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is located on the southern tip of VancouverIsland off Canada's Pacific coast. Named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and the Dominion of Canada, Victoria is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest, with British settlement beginning in 1841. The city has retained a large number of its historic buildings, in particular its two most famous landmarks, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings (home of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia) and the Empress Hotel.

    The city's Chinatown is the second oldest in North America after San Francisco's. Whether you want to visit the major attractions, spend time shopping, or visit one of the many fine restaurants, this is the tour for you! Book this flexible sightseeing tour of Victoria today.

    Please Note: There are 20 stops on this route and it takes approximately 90 minutes to complete the route without getting off. The bus runs every 30 to 45 minutes. A 90-minute evening city tour runs on Thursdays and Saturdays. The evening city tour does not operate as a hop-on, hop-off tour. The tours are narrated in English. First and last tour times will be detailed in your electronic ticket.

    The route includes the following stops:
    • Welcome Center
    • Ocean Point
    • Chinatown
    • Saint Andrews Cathedral
    • Christ Church Anglican Cathedral
    • Saint Ann's Academy
    • Royal B.C. Museum
    • Inner Harbour
    • Harbour Towers
    • James Bay
    • Fisherman's Wharf Park
    • Ogden Point Cruise Ship Terminal
    • Mile Zero Park
    • Beacon Hill Petting Zoo
    • Gonzales Beach (Foul Bay)
    • Oak Bay Marina
    • Oak Bay Village
    • Government House Gardens
    • Victoria Art Gallery
    • Craigdarroch Castle

    Between sightseeing attractions, step in the real Victorian experience-- the Castle-- Craigdarroch. It is a shining example of a “bonanza castle”. Finding the reflection in the four floors of exquisite stained glass windows, intricate woodwork and fabulous Victorian-era furnishings,while you momentarily paralyzed by the immense fortune of the Dunsmuir family. Afterward, head back outside and catch another ride with your hop-on hop-off pass to continue scoping out the city on your own.


    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Wheelchair accessible"
    "Children must be accompanied by adults"
    "Attention: Due to the event Tour de Victoria, we will be closed on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Thank you for your understanding."
    "Rates and bus schedule subject to change without notice."
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers"



    • Lugar de comienzo: Big Bus Welcome Centre
    • Duración: 90 to 480 minutes
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • GST+PST

    No Incluye

    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 5/10

    Recomendación de los pasajeros 50%
    Rating basado en 4 Críticas verificadas

    Nuestros clientes

    • Kimberly T
      Publicado el Miércoles, 03 de julio del 2019

      The island of Victoria is very pretty. Is bigger than I expected. Getting there requires taking a ferry which is a 90 minute ride. The ferry has comfortable seating and places to eat and shop. A bus takes you to downtown Victoria which is another 45 minute ride, so he prepared for that. I didn’t know. One of the HOHO buses was down, so there was only one available. That meant a longer wait if you got off at a stop, so no one got off during my tour. There is a lot of construction, I meant a lot of construction, in Vancouver and surrounding areas and Victoria. Construction caused slight detours. Some of the “attractions” can’t be seen for all the trees and bushes to hide them.
      Overall, it was a good tour even though we didn’t get off. The bus stops for a few seconds for pictures.

        Calificación General: 8/10
    • Steven M
      Publicado el Miércoles, 24 de julio del 2019

      If you want a quick way to see many sites and visit a few, this tour may work for you. Don't plan on getting off at more than 3 or 4 stops as you'll need to spend a least 40 minutes (or double that) before you pick up the next bus. We found it a good way to determine where we wanted to spend more time so I'd suggest doing this tour on your first day. If nothing else, the pass to the Craigdarroch Castle is worth the cost if you enjoy seeing historically extravagant dwellings. The recorded dialogue on the tour buses is mildly entertaining and makes the road time in between sites go faster.

        Calificación General: 6/10
    • Maryjean M
      Publicado el Miércoles, 03 de julio del 2019

      This tour is not convenient for cruise ship guests unless you walk 20 minutes to downtown to redeem your voucher for tickets to the castle or bus ticket. The cruise pick up point is #12. The castle is stop #21. You are not able to enter the castle without your voucher which will have to be redeemed at stop #1. This makes for loss of time by 1.5 hours. Driver was rude and not so helpful. Overall the hop on hop bus tour was informative. Great without the castle pass.

        Calificación General: 4/10
    • Blaine F
      Publicado el Lunes, 16 de septiembre del 2019

      We ended up not even using our bus tickets. We waited at the first pickup spot and the bus was 45 minutes behind schedule... so we walked down the street and purchased tickets from a different Hop On/Hop Off bus tour company that was double decker and running more often. As we stood there waiting for our bus, down the street we could see that other company picked up 3 times. We did use our castle entrance tickets though. That is well worth seeing!

        Calificación General: 2/10
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