Experience the tranquil beauty of Beacon Hill Park on this relaxing horse-drawn carriage ride. You'll discover why this vast park is one of downtown Victoria's crown jewels as you ride leisurely past ponds and lush greenery brimming with colorful flowers. Throughout your ride, your experienced carriage driver will entertain you with tales of Victoria's past, present and future.
At your chosen tour time, meet at the corner of Belleville Street and Menzies Street, where you'll hop into your horse-drawn carriage and begin your relaxing tour through Beacon Hill Park, the oldest park in Victoria.
Your experienced carriage driver will lead you past recently restored St Anne's Academy and deep into the 200-acre (74-hectare) park, established in 1882. Hear stories of Victoria's past, present and future as you wind down quaint paths and enjoy views of tranquil ponds dotted with stone bridges and engulfed in lush greenery and vibrant flowers. You may even spot some herons!
Ride by the famous Empress hotel and Church Of Our Lord, established in 1874. Wind your way back through the historical James Bay neighborhood before returning to the carriage stand to conclude your ride.
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Tour departs from the carriage stand at the corner of Belleville Street and Menzies Street
11am - 8pm, daily, Oct - Dec
12pm - 5pm, Sat & Sun, Jan - Feb
Returns to the original departure point
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Beacon Hill Park Carriage Tour
- Professional uniformed driver
- Local taxes
- Gratuity (optional)
- Food and drink
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- This tour is wheelchair accessible. As long as you are able to get out of your wheelchair, the tour operator will keep it safe at the carriage stand throughout the duration of your tour.
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: iisit, July 2016
What an exciting experience to ride around beautiful Victoria via horse Dolly and carriage! The reservation made in advance provided a smooth interaction on the spot! Thank you, Viator.
Reviewed by: Samuel C, May 2015
This tour was not as good as I hoped it would be , first the voucher called to confirm 48 hrs before of which I did and then confirmed 24 hrs before just to make sure , so it's the day of and I wanted to confirm in person only to find out that the person I talked ( Emily) to didn't confirm