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Victoria Carriage Tours

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The Mission of Victoria Carriage Tours is to provide an unforgettable horse-drawn carriage experience for our customers. This will be accomplished by providing our customers with a high degree of quality in our carriages, uniforms, decorations, and...more
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600 Menzies Street | Corner of Menzies and Belleville, Victoria, British Columbia V8M 1G8, Canada
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

Each year, Viva Youth Voices rents a two-horse drawn trolley for the singers of Viva. We decorate the trolley, load the kids on, plug in the Christmas tunes to sing along with and join the Victoria Santa Parade. The parents and children/youth have lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you for sharing Viva Youth Voices' experience on our trolley during the Victoria Santa Parade. Singing, horses and Christmas are always a great pairing!

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had a lovely tour of downtown Victoria with a tour guide. She kept us informed and had just enough humour to keep the kids interested too. Something to look forward to if you are interested in downtown landmarks and some interesting tidbits of things...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for the review! It's great to hear that it was an activity highlight of your family trip. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We have taken two carriage tours so far this vacation and have had such great experiences. We have done the 90 minute tour, which includes James Bay, Beacon Hill Park and downtown core. Our guides are always so friendly and knowledgeable about the history of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for the review! It's great to hear from return clients and your continued memorable experiences. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 12 September 2018

We (my wife and I) were in Victoria, B.C. as the last stop on an eight (8) day cruise to Alaska. We booked the tour on-line and sight unseen about six months prior to arrival. When booking I asked several questions and were answered very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear that your tour was thoroughly enjoyable and customized to suit your needs. Emma and Dolly are a wonderful team. We hope to see you next year!

Reviewed 11 September 2018

We took an adjusted royal tour instead of going to the ocean we opted to do a 45 through Beacon Hill Park and a 15 minute down town. The staff did not hesitate to honor my request for the adjustment, Melissa introduced my granddaughters to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for the review! It is great to hear that Melissa was able to help bring another perspective to your granddaughter's horse experience. It sounds like you and your family had a wonderful time, and we try to accommodate tour requests whenever we can....More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

This was our first horse drawn carriage and enjoyed the smooth gently tour including James Bay, we were with Nicole and Sam. Nicole started with photos with us standing by Sam, then us in the carriage and final one including carriage and Sam. Nicole explained...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for the review! It sounds like you had a relaxing ride through the quaint neighbourhood of James Bay with Nicole and Sam. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Just went on an awesome tour with our driver Myann. She was great very informative and a real sweetheart. I highly recommend this experience and hope you're lucky enough to get her as your guide although I'm sure the rest of the crew is just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for your review! It's great to hear such positive feedback about our drivers; it sounds like Myann made all the difference to your tour. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We enjoyed a leisurely 45-minute ride with Hannah and Utah on September 1, 2018. Hannah was very knowledgeable and enjoyed Utah as well. This is definitely an activity we will do again. Lonna Tate

Date of experience: August 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for the review! We're glad to hear Hannah and Utah made your tour one that you would like to take again. We hope to see you in the future!

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Janelle made our tour so much fun with a plethora of interesting historical tidbits of info. She is very Knowledgeable about all things in Victoria and her wonderful lilting voice and humor made the tour even better. Highly recommend asking for her as your guide.

Date of experience: August 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you for the review! Wonderful to hear Janelle made your tour an experience to remember! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Our Royal carriage tour picked us up at the Empress and wound its way through the beautiful parks and streets of Victoria for 60 mins. Our guide was super knowledgeable and we learned a lot. A romantic activity on our 30th anniversary trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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horsecarriage, Public Relations Manager at Victoria Carriage Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you for the review! It sounds like the perfect way to celebrate a milestone anniversary - congratulations! We hope to see you again.

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While our driver was preparing the horse and carriage for my wife and my ride, a customer walked up to ask questions about arranging a ride the same evening. Our driver explained her availability then asked the customer to... More
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