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30-Minute Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 01/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
First-time visitors that want a quirky alternative to the typical Victoria guided tour shouldn't miss this sightseeing excursion, where you're whisked around the city in a horse-drawn carriage. Highlights include visiting the James Bay neighborhood, taking in the views of the Inner Harbor, and enjoying mountain vistas in the distance. Along the way, sit back and listen to the romantic clip-clop of the horse's hooves.
Highlights
  • Sightsee around Victoria, British Columbia on a horse-drawn carriage tour
  • Visit the city's oldest residential area, and see the Dallas Road waterfront
  • Enjoy your tour when it's most convenient, with flexible departure times
  • Meet your driver along the waterfront, across from the Parliament buildings
Important Information
Departure Point
600 Menzies St, Victoria, BC V8V 1X3, Canada
Duration
30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional uniformed staff
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Gratuity (optional)
  • Food and drink
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with mobility issues
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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markjacobson wrote a review Dec 2019
Seattle, Washington11 contributions9 helpful votes
We took the first ride of the day, at 11am. When the carriage arrived, the seats and floor were coated in wet horse manure. The tour guide told us it was there because they transport stuff in there that's got manure in it. Needless to say, we ended up with manure on our
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Response from horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay
Responded 29 Dec 2019
We are sorry to hear of your experience. We have not had this occur in the past, but are taking additional measures to ensure it does not happen in the future. We hope if you return to Victoria, we can provide you with an improved overall experience.
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Glenda wrote a review Sep 2019
6 contributions
I've always wanted to do this and finally got to with the very informative and friendly Linaya and her wonderful partner Dolly!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay
Responded 23 Sep 2019
Thank you for the review! We're glad you were able to cross a carriage tour off of your bucket list and to do so with Linaya and Dolly. We hope to see you again!
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Sandra B wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Had the pleasure of meeting Hannah and Utah Hannah is a very happy personal lady, very happy to have met her and find out the history of Carriage Tours. Utah is a beautiful white horse. He looks at you in the eyes with love and trust. Very impressed on our tour. I will most
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay
Responded 10 Sep 2019
Thank you for the review and recommendation! It's great to hear that you had a memorable tour with Hannah and Utah that shared in some of Victoria's history. We hope to see you again!
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mandysmithPDX wrote a review Aug 2019
Portland, Oregon11 contributions
My husband and 2.5 yo son went on a 30-minute ride and had a great time. Kaitlyn was well informed about the area and history of Victoria and Dutch was a perfect horse. Our son started to get antsy and Kaitlyn was so sweet to continue to keep him engaged. Great experience!
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay
Responded 3 Aug 2019
Thank you for the review! It's great to hear that Kaitlin and Dutchie kept your family entertained over the course of the tour. We hope to see you again!
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Cherie Houweling wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
My parents are locals and every time I bring my little girl to visit, she is obsessed with taking a carriage ride, so we have been on many. I have taken the time to complete this review today, because we had the BEST ride ever on Friday July 19 with Linaya and Dolly. I highly
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at 30-Minute Victoria Carriage Tour Including James Bay
Responded 23 Jul 2019
Thank you for the review and recommendation! It's great to hear from return guests, and are very pleased that you and your daughter were well taken care of by Linaya and Dolly. We hope to see you again!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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