Historical Adventure Tour

Private sightseeing tour Introduction:

Would you be craving for adventure to some incredible historical landmarks and facts that you never knew? Join Surfside Adventure tours as we expertly take through some of the outstanding historical land marks in the amazing city of Victoria. The tour includes a visit to the following destinations; Hatley Castle, Goldstream Park, Kinsol trestle and Chemainus. Hatley Castle which dates back to 1908 is the current administrative centre for Royal Roads University was designed by a Victorian architect and built by James Dunsmuir. A visit to the Goldstream Park would be amazing as it reserves some 400 year old cedar trees. The recently completed incredible Kinsol trestle is one of the highest wooden trestles in the world which is open for viewing at your pleasure. Never the less a visit to the Chemainus seaside community with murals will acquaint you with some historical facts and hidden gems that you never knew before.

Tour Duration: 8.5 Hours

Tour Type: Transport Based

Tour Price: A flat rate of $550.00  per/group for 1-7 passengers.

Please be advised to inquire for rates applicable for over 8 passengers up to a maximum of 21 passengers.

Tour Highlights:

The tour will start by a visit to the Hatley Castle after which we shall have a stopover at the Goldstream Park to have a view of the 400 year old grown trees and possibly have a hike to explore the Park more. Next, shall be a scenic drive along the Malahat Drive and have a short stopover at the summit for a photo taking opportunity before making our way to the Kinsol Trestle. The Kinsol trestle is a historical wooden train trestle that crosses over Koksilah River. We shall enjoy a moderate 20-minute hike to the trestle and spend an amazing hour while exploring the trestle. We shall then take some time to enjoy lunch before heading to Chemainus, the historical seaside community. Please be advised that lunch taken shall be upon your choice either box lunch or at a Bistro which can be discussed prior to the tour for us make necessary arrangements. Later on, we shall have a 45-minute drive through Cobble hill, a beautiful country setting on our way to Chemainus. We shall spend one and a half hours in Chemainus exploring the murals and the history of the town and its shops. Finally we shall have a 1 hour-drive as we summarize the tour back to Victoria. Remember to bring with you a snack to replenish the lost energy since this tour consists of activities that will burn lots of energy.

Tour Inclusions:

  • Free pick up and drop off at any downtown location.
  • Bottled water for each passenger.
  • 1 Infant car seat if requested.
  • Storage space for a wheel chair, stroller, walker or scooter.
  • Umbrellas

Tour Exclusions:

  • Lunch

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