Victoria Self-Guided Audio Tour

This fascinating audio guided tour will show you the beautiful west coast city of Victoria. You'll learn about the region's history with the native aboriginals and about its fur trading roots.

Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this exciting city.

You will see wonderful examples of architecture by Francis Rattenbury throughout the city and buildings which have been regenerated and stood the test of time, such as the famous Empress Hotel.

To discover this vibrant city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking.

The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Grab a bite to eat or do some shopping along the way.

Please note that this tour is only available in English.

per adult from




2 to 3 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Zip folder of audio files and map
    • Self-Guided Audio Tour
    • Self-paced
    • Downloadable link to download mp3 file and map
    What's excluded :
    • Audio device
    • Transportation
    • Food or drinks
    • Headphones
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada
    • Entry/Admission - Royal BC Museum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Inner Harbour, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    The Inner Harbour spreads across the edge of the city and includes several bays and historical landmarks, including the Empress Hotel.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Bastion Square, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    Some of Bastion Square's buildings are among the oldest in the city and many are landmark structures of Canada.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Chinatown, Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    With plenty of parks, theatres, restaurants and bars in walking distance, it’s easy to stay busy in Chinatown.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Fan Tan Alley, Chinatown, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1R4 Canada

    Fan Tan Alley was originally a gambling district consisting of shady bars and opium dens. Today, however, it is a popular tourist destination with ample retail shops, an art gallery and many Chinese cafes, restaurants and apartments.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada, 721 Government St Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5 Canada

    The Empress Hotel is one of the oldest and most famous hotels in Canada. The Empress has been designated a National Historic Site of Canada and has become an iconic symbol for the city of Victoria itself.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1 Canada

    The Royal British Columbia Museum hosts touring exhibits from all around the world; recently these have included exhibits on the Titanic, Leonardo da Vinci, Egyptian history and Genghis Khan. The museum has an impressive collection of natural history, including the Ice Age and the Stone Age.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Beacon Hill Park, 100 Cook St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V Canada

    Beacon Hill Park is an impressive 75,200 acres of gardens located along the shore of Juan de Fuca Strait in Victoria. It is home to some rare tree species, including Garry oak, arbutus, Douglas-fir, western red cedar, camas, trillium, snowberry, Oregon grape, and fawn lily. It also has its own zoo, mainly featuring farm animals.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Inner Harbour Centre, 950 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    World's Tallest Free-Standing Totem Pole - 127 feet, Fairfield, Victoria, BC V8V, Canada
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Advisable to wear comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, warm clothing
    • Please note this is an audio tour. No physical guide will accompany you.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please download the audio file and make it ready before you start your journey
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Our audio tours are self guided and you can take the tour safely in your own bubble. Download the tour to your iPhone or Android while you have internet. You can start the tour at a time and place to suit your needs. A safe way to explore!
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


English - Audio

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Organised by Citywalksz Ltd

Activity ID: V-30114P74

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