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Historic Tour Around Town

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    Stop At: Craigdarroch Castle, 1050 Joan Cres, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 3L5 Canada

    Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Abkhazi Garden, 1964 Fairfield Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1H4 Canada

    'The Garden that Love Built': The world famous Abkhazi Garden is an exquisite heritage home and garden located in Victoria, British Columbia, a city known for its wonderful gardens. The Prince and Princess Abkhazi began creating their garden in 1946, the year they married and settled in Victoria, after living separate lives touched by privilege and tragedy. They immediately began to develop their one-acre property, and continued to maintain and improve the garden throughout their lives together.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hatley Park National Historic Site, 2005 Sooke Rd, Colwood, British Columbia V9B 5Y2 Canada

    Our Edwardian estate is located on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Enjoy our fascinating history, diversity, and our 565 oceanfront acres with an amazing view of the majestic Olympic Mountains in the USA.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were on a cruise. John picked us up, we had made a few suggestions on places we wanted to go, Butchart Gardens was top of our list. John got us tickets, walked us in and we spend a few hours. Flowers are beautiful, history...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 523DeeK
    Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

    Just finished a wonderful Saturday tour. Took us to castles, communities and lookouts we never would have found on our own. Our driver, JT, was from Victoria and very knowledgeable. Well recommended, fun and informative. And if possible get a meal or a drink at...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    X134KVkevinb, Owner at Tesla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2019

    Thanks for the wonderful review, R! We're glad to hear that you appreciated JT's 'home-grown' local knowledge and intimate familiarity with Victoria. We love to share our own favourite restaurants & viewpoints to provide a fun, informative, personalized tour that you simply can't get any...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

    My husband and I took a cruise that landed us in Victoria. My husband is fascinated by Tesla vehicles and I love to see the historical sites and take pictures. This tour left us both very pleased. We were picked up right at the port....More

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    Kevin B, Owner at Tesla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

    Thanks, C! We are so pleased to hear that you found us to be the best way to see Victoria, and that we were able to accommodate both your husband's fascination with Tesla vehicles—which I'm naturally happy to discuss all day—as well as your love...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2018

    My two sisters and I took my 96-year-old mother on a cruise to Victoria and Nanaimo. Since she cannot get up into a tour bus, the shore excursions were not appropriate, so I looked for a car tour. I found Tesla Tours on Trip Advisor...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
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    Kevin B, Owner at Tesla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

    Thanks, S! We're very glad to hear that you and your mother enjoyed your tour, which we also consider the best way to see Victoria. The true beauty of our Tesla touring sedans goes far deeper than their stunning design. The panoramic glass roof offers...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2018

    Mark gave us a wonderful, insider's tour of Victoria and the surrounding area. His knowledge of the history of Victoria made the sights very interesting and generated lots of conversation. Of course, riding in a Tesla was wonderful, drawing looks and pointing all around town!...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Barbara S
    Kevin B, Owner at Tesla Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

    Thanks for the detailed and helpful feedback, B! We're always especially glad to read rave reviews of Mark's Tesla Tours. We know he's an amazing tour guide, but it's greatly appreciated to hear our guests sing his praises. We're also glad that you mentioned the...More

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