Discover The Past

Discover Victoria’s charm, history and vibrant culture with one of our local professional guides. Our popular year-round walking tours take a leisurely pace and cover many different topics and neighbourhoods to suit a variety of interests.

Local guides make your visit to Victoria memorable

Ghostly Walks by night reveal downtown Victoria’s gritty past with stories of murders, hangings and ghosts. Victoria is famous as the most haunted city in the Pacific Northwest.
May 1 to October 31: every night
Rest of the year: Fridays and Saturdays.
Starting times: 7:30 pm (plus 9:30 at peak times). Meet outside Visitor Info Centre.

Chinatown Walks by day explore Canada’s original Chinatown, now a national historic site. Visit the oldest temple and the narrowest alley, savour a tasty traditional snack and find out about the current vibrant arts scene.
June 1 to August 31: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Rest of the year: Saturday only.
Starting time: 10:30 am outside Starbucks, Fisgard at Government Street.

Discovery Walks by day cover a wide range of historical topics throughout the city. Discover heritage neighbourhoods and architecture, downtown landmarks, colourful characters, beautiful parks and gardens.
June 1 to August 31: Daily at 2:00 pm
Rest of the year: Saturdays at 2:00 pm and Sundays at 10:30 am.
Various starting locations.

Hours: Open from 11:30am to late
Address: 820 Yates Street, in the Atrium Building, Victoria
Phone: 250-384-6698

Check out the Discover The Past website