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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
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Safety measures
icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore Victoria's history and culinary scene on this walking tour of the British Columbian city. Follow a guide to highlights such as the Parliament Buildings, the Inner Harbor Causeway, Trounce Alley, Bastion and Market squares, Fan Tan Alley, the Harmonious Gates of Interest, and the Victoria Public Market. Along the way, stop for between food tastings of craft beer, chocolate, tea, tapas, cheese, bread, olive oil, and other local products.
  • History and food tour of Victoria, British Columbia
  • Walk through the city in the company of a guide, who provides commentary and directions
  • Stop for multiple food tastings of local products
  • Learn the culinary history of Victoria
  • Morning or afternoon tour times to fit your schedule
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Gratuities

Departure Point

1701 Douglas St #6, Victoria, BC V8W 0C1, Canada

Return Details

812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 19 years
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Victoria Guided Food and History Tour?
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The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during Victoria Guided Food and History Tour?
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The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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What is the social distancing policy during Victoria Guided Food and History Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Victoria Guided Food and History Tour?
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The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Victoria Guided Food and History Tour.
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What is the maximum group size during Victoria Guided Food and History Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Take tour upon arrival to find restaurants for rest of week." See review
  • "If you like food tours and learning about local history - this is a must." See review
  • "It was an excellent 2 hours and well worth the price!" See review

Reviews

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A good experience!
Michael_B
, Jul 2021
Andy was really personable and knowledgeable. I don’t think I would have found some of the places on my own, so I appreciated his insight! He also gave us some good tips at the end for other places to check out that weren’t on the tour. Would recommend!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Hello Michael, Thank you for the excellent review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much and found some places you otherwise wouldn’t have found. I hope the rest of your visit went well. All the best, Andy
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What's Better than Food...and History?
Fooch3000
, Jul 2021
This tour is one for everyone. My recommendation is make this the first thing you do in Victoria. Andy takes you through the city of Victoria. Starting at the Public Market and ending at the Information Center. It is a great way to get familiar with the city. Moreover, the food options are well thought out. Some heavy food, sweats, healthy food and even a stop for some beer. My girlfriend and I used one of the stops as our dinner stop that night. Also Andy is full of positive energy and is clearly passionate about what you does. He would recommend other of his favorite restaurants in the area for you as well. It really is a great way to start your Victoria trip.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Hello, Thank you for the excellent review and in depth feedback. I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much and managed to get back to some of the stops afterwards! Thank you for the recommendation and I hope the rest of your visit went well. All the best, Andy
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Great tour in Victoria
Irene_M
, Jul 2021
Excellent tour with a great guide. The food was great with a nice variety. Highly recommend. The length of the tour was perfect. Guide was very helpful.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Hello Irene, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed so many parts of the tour. Thank you for the recommendation; much appreciated! All the best, Andy
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The perfect introduction to Victoria
EcceAdam
, Jul 2021
I’m not always a very creative solo traveler, but I took a risk and signed up for this tour. And I’m so glad I did. Our guide was marvelous and I met some wonderful people. Our tour was a great way to be introduced to Victoria and to experience a few of the city’s best eateries and watering holes. I highly recommend this tour. Show up hungry, though!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Hello Adam, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. It was great to have you on tour as a solo traveller. I appreciated your positive attitude a d curiosity about Victoria. I hope the rest of your visit went well. All the best, Andy
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Great Tour
Terry_B
, Jul 2021
This was a great tour. It was our first trip to Victoria.The food and drinks were wonderful and we learned a lot of history along the way. Andy was fun and knowledgeable and we would highly recommend this tour.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Hello Terry, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. I am glad you enjoyed both the history and food along the tour route. Thank you for the recommendation and I hope the rest of your visit went well. Sincerely, Andy
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Excellent
Sonja_C
, Jul 2021
Excellent sampling of a variety of different food and beverages. Andrew, our guide, was knowledgeable, quick witted, with a good sense of humour. It was well worth the time and good value for your money. I highly recommend this tour.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Hello Sonja, Thank you for the excellent review and positive feedback. I am glad you enjoyed the tour so much and felt it was good value. Thanks for recommending us - much appreciated! All the best, Andy
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Take this tour at the beginning of your stay
Juana
, Sep 2020
My husband and I took this tour on the last day of our stay. This tour was so informative about history and amazing places where to eat. I wish we had taken this excellent tour on the first day of our stay. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. He made us feel so welcome. I highly recommend this experience.0
icon Response from Host , Sep 2020
Hello Juana, Thank for the excellent review and kind words. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour so much. I agree, taking the tour early in your visit is a great way to get orientated for the rest of your trip. Nonetheless, I look forward to seeing you in Victoria in the near future. All the best, Andy
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Food walking tour.
Margo_G
, Aug 2020
Excellent range of food and drink. Best meatball I have ever tasted. Passionate guide. Very enjoyable!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Hello Margo, Thank you for the excellent review. I am glad you picked up on my passion for the tour as I care greatly about my city. I’m happy to hear you enjoyed the meatball from Roast Meat and Sandwich Shop so much; they are awesome! All the best, Andy
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Fun time!
Gillian_B
, Aug 2020
Very fun and informative. Andy was a great host!The food was a little taste of everything that Victoria has to offer!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Hello Gillian, Thanks for the excellent review and positive feedback. I am happy you enjoyed the tour so much! It was a fun day to hang out and to get to know you guys. All the best, Andy
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Excellent foodie walking tour
alisonhickerson
, Feb 2020
Our guide Andy was friendly, polite and very knowledgeable about the foods we sampled and the history of the area. It was an excellent 2 hours and well worth the price! At each of the stops, the vendors were engaging and very happy to talk about their food and why they love Victoria!
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Hello Alison, Thank you for your excellent review and feedback. I am really happy to hear that you felt the tour provided great value and enjoyed meeting the vendors along the route. I hope the rest of your visit to Victoria went well. All the best, Andy
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