Guided tour

Victoria: 2-Hour Food and History Tour with Tastings

Victoria: 2-Hour Food and History Tour with Tastings

From US$ 52.32 per person

Enjoy a 2-hour guided food and history tour through the historic districts of Victoria, British Columbia. Along the route, try food from local vendors.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Take in Canada's oldest Chinatown dating back to 1858
  • Explore the alleyways and tunnels of Old Town
  • Discover the historic Johnson Street shopping district.
  • Squeeze through Fan Tan Alley, Canada's narrowest street.
  • Enjoy food tastings and learn about the local food scene
Full description
Join your guide at the Victoria Public Market, an old department store from 1921. After the first tasting at this location, make your way to Canada's oldest Chinatown and discover the Chinese Public School, Gates of Harmonious Interest and Fan Tan Alley. Moving on after 3 tastings in Chinatown, you will discover Victoria's Old Town district with stops at Market Square, Johnson Street, Bastion Square, and the Government Street shopping district.  After 3 more local tastings, you will finish the tour at the Visitor Center in the beautiful Inner Harbour. Here, learn about the Empress Hotel and the British Columbia legislative buildings (Provincial Parliament).  From this location, you will be well-positioned to discover the rest of Victoria or access local transportation to the cruise ship terminal, ferry or airport.
  • 6-8 food and drink tastings
  • Hotel or cruise ship pickup and drop-off
  • Tips

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Meeting point

The tour begins at the Victoria Public Market (1701 Douglas St), inside the main entrance next to the vendor directory. Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starts.

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Important information

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  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • The total walking distance for the tour is approximately 2.5 km or 1.5 miles
  • Tips are not included in the ticket
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September 28, 2021

An amazing way to spend an afternoon. Very knowledgeable on the History in the area. We will be recommending this to our family and friends.

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