Vancouver Island

Downtown Victoria’s Historical Heart: A Self-Guided Walking Tour

Victoria, Canada
Downtown Victorias Historical Heart A Self Guided Walking Tour

From $11.99

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You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Discover the heart of British Colombia’s capital of Victoria as you embark on a self-guided walking tour through the city. Download the app on your phone and walk around town to hear about the story of the city, from its indigenous routes to the Victorian era to the present day. Sights you see include the Inner Harbor, the Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, and Chinatown.
  • Set your own pace to explore downtown Victoria
  • Explore Victoria from your house with the virtual tour option
  • GPS activation means information plays as you walk past sights
  • Offline access means you don’t need a SIM card

What's Included

  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Destination Greater Victoria Visitor Centre
    812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada

    The tour starts outside the Destination Greater Victoria Visitor Center. You'll hear some history about Victoria BC and how the VoiceMap app works before you start walking.

Start time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.

Opening hours

  • 8/4/2021 - 9/23/2024

    Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Inner-Harbour Pathway (Pass By)

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (Pass By)

Emily Carr Statue (Pass By)

Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada (Pass By)

Bastion Square (Pass By)

Old Town (Pass By)

Fan Tan Alley (Pass By)

Victoria’s Chinatown National Historic Site (Pass By)

Government Street (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Operated by VoiceMap

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

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      Wonderful walking tour. Easy to follow! A must for every city available!
      Corinne_C, Jun 2023
      The historical commentary at the Anti-woman Tobacconist Shop, Fan Tan Alley, the government building architect and the Harbor view area.

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