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Big Bus Victoria

811 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
+1 888-434-2229
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Great Overview of the City

A great way to see all the important views of the city. We did the whole tour at first then stopped... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ilovetouring
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good way to see Victoria

We have taken a lot of hop on hop offs. I believe this one was a little less organized than others... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yolande B
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Palm Springs, California
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Whether you want to visit major attractions, spend time shopping or visit some of the finest restaurants, Big Bus Victoria is on the route. Our 90 minutes sightseeing tour with on board commentary gives you the best way to see the main attractions of our beautiful city.Tickets are valid for 2 days, so you can hop on - hop off at any stop at your leisure.Butchart Gardens tours also available
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“bus driver” (9 reviews)
“recorded tour” (6 reviews)
“day pass” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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811 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W8, Canada
Downtown
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+1 888-434-2229
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great way to see all the important views of the city. We did the whole tour at first then stopped off at our preffered sites that we wished to explore more.

Thank ilovetouring
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have taken a lot of hop on hop offs. I believe this one was a little less organized than others I have taken. The bus are old and it is very noisy in the back which is opened. I like the drivers to make...More

2  Thank Yolande B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two day passes and were never disappointed. This is I think our 3rd or 4th year of using Big Bus Victoria. Very satisfied.

Thank Gisela M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely noisy open backed buses. The locals I talked to can’t stand the noise and the pollution belching out the back of some their buses. There are more resident friendly buses operating hop on hop off services. Happy locals make for happy visitor experiences.

Thank worldtraveler1716
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were in Victoria as our last port of call and considering the ship was there for only 7 hours, this was a great way to see Victoria. If you are going to Victoria on a cruise, there is a long walk to get to...More

Thank Mags389899
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Don't know if we just caught them on a bad day or what. After getting off our cruise ship we had to walk 45 minutes to find the 1st stop and exchange our voucher for a ticket. The bus was an hour later than the...More

Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The service from this company was appallingly awful and fell very short of a professional outfi, but take comfort, there are two hoho bus companies, so shop around. Victoria is a pretty place with spectacular views and lots of history, quaint buildings and some great...More

1  Thank Solo1959
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We've visited Victoria many times, but this was the first time we've taken the 90 minute bus tour. I can't believe how many neighborhoods and sights we've missed in the past when we limited ourselves to downtown and Butchart Gardens! We chose to ride in...More

Thank Claudia M
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We enjoyed our hop on/off bus experience around this beautiful part of the world. The recorded commentary was informative and well synced with the sights and the additional live commentary was a pleasant addition.....worth doing.

1  Thank Helenjen
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Bus was on time, route was varied and interesting and the driver/tour guide was informative. They're not double deckers so you are just a little above street level.

Thank Taylorhall2015
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