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Victoria Harbor: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

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Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

Victoria Harbor: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Activity provider: Tripvia Tours

From US$ 5.21 per person

Discover Victoria's charming historic downtown on your way to the inner harbor with a self-guided smartphone audio walking tour. Learn about local history, unique architecture, people, and wildlife.

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Audio guide included
Wheelchair accessible


  • Hear the history of Chinatown, Fan Tan Alley, Waddington Square and more
  • Admire the architecture and hear the spooky ghost story of Bastion Square
  • Stroll along the Inner Harbor Pathway and admire the Grand Empress Hotel, Confederation Garden Court, and the Steamship Terminal
  • Explore the unique shops, and the tasty food at local restaurants
  • Stroll to Fisherman's Wharf and check out the marina while listening to the story of Songhees Point
Full description

Begin in the heart of Victoria's Chinatown where you can check out Fan Tan Alley before making your way through the colorful and historic downtown center. Listen to information about some of Victoria's heritage buildings in the Market Square.

Check out some unique architectural features like Waddington Alley and the Johnson Street Bridge. Stop for a bite at Murchie's Tea & Coffee, Garrick's Head Saloon, or Rogers Chocolates before heading to the beautiful inner harbor.

Stroll along the water while you marvel at sites like the Grand Empress Hotel, the Royal BC Museum, the Parliament Buildings, and the Steamship Terminal. Walk David Foster Pathway and listen to the facinating commentary.

Explore Thunderbird Park and Songhees Point and hear about the different people and creatures that call Victoria their home. Visit as many sights and attractions as you like at your own pace. Save your data with an offline tour.

  • Downloadable app for Android and Apple
  • Lifetime tour access
  • Fun Trivia Challenge
  • Hands-free audio
  • Device to use the app on
  • Headphones
  • Attraction tickets
  • Live guide
  • Food or drink

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Meeting point

This is the starting point for the tour rather than a meeting point. *** the tour is accessed via the Tripvia Tours mobile app, not the Get Your Guide app. Unique code to access the tour provided after booking (found by clicking on 'More Details' then 'Notes from Activity Provider' section in confirmation email).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • Downloaded app

Know before you go

  • How it works explainer video --> https://youtu.be/m44LZUgXaDM
  • You will need WiFi or a good mobile signal to access and download the Tripvia Tours app (separate from Get Your Guide App)
  • No signal required or data used during the tour
  • Although you'll book for a specific day, the tour is available any time after booking confirmation
  •  To listen to the guide you will need to connect the smartphone to your vehicle's sound system
  • No signal is required once the app is download, so you do not need to use your data
  • Although you'll book for a specific day, the tour is available anytime after your booking confirmation
  • The number of people you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to
Customer reviews

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September 2, 2022


Enjoyed the tour. Make sure to look at the map and plan out the route. Got turned around a couple of times.

October 11, 2022

Product ID: 406138