Castles, Hoods & Legends - Bike Tour

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  • 2 hr

Weave your way along Victoria’s picturesque streets by bicycle as you learn about the history of British Columbia’s charming capital on this 2-hour tour. Explore neighborhoods like Fernwood, Chinatown and Cook Street Village; cruise along  bike paths through parks such as Beacon Hill and Ross Bay; and pass by the glistening waters of the buzzing Inner Harbour. See Craigdarroch Castle, one of the tallest totem poles in the world and Victoria’s famous breathtaking architecture. This ride will show you why Victoria is one of the most bike-friendly and most livable cities in Canada.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: The Pedaler

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The Pedaler

This is where our tour starts, in the historic Huntingdon Manor.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Learn the history of the Parliament and the scandalous story of its architect!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Craigdarroch Castle

Learn about the history of Craigdarroch Castle and the coal baron who built it as a gift to his wife when she agreed to move from Scotland to the wilds of the West Coast. The stop gives insights into the early days of the province and the attempt to recreate English society in the New World.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Beacon Hill Park

In Beacon Hill Park we introduce our guests to the Indigenous presence in Southern Vancouver Island, touching on the local First Nations (the Lekwungen), the early Metis settlers, and the current urban Indigenous community in Victoria.

Duration: 15 minutes
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