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Old July 2nd, 2008, 09:16 PM
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Default Victoria Tours??

Hi

Does anyone know of any Hop-On Hop-Off type bus tours in Victoria? I did see that Vancouver has some.

I would be interested in a type of tour that has a live narrator describing the attractions.

I will also be in Vancouver on my anniversary. The day before boarding my ship. Any suggestion on restaurants that may have a nice ambiance and maybe a view of the city?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Old July 2nd, 2008, 10:04 PM
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"Any suggestion on restaurants that may have a nice ambiance and maybe a view of the city?

Lucia - if you let us know where you are staying we might be better able to offer some suggestions.

Here's a link to the Big Bus in Victoria which has a hop on hop off feature:

http://www.bigbusvictoria.ca/victoria.cfm

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Here is a link to another HoHo bus in Victoria, I think that they are pretty similar:

http://www.victoriabcguide.com/rblcity.htm
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Big Bus is just a tape recording, no live narration. Gray Line has a hop on hop off that is fully narrated by the driver. I believe the price is also cheaper than Big Bus.
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Thanks Guys!

I am staying at the Sunset Inn & Suites on Burnaby St. Hope this will help you give me some suggestions on restaurant.
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Thanks Guys!

I am staying at the Sunset Inn & Suites on Burnaby St. Hope this will help you give me some suggestions on restaurant.

Restaurants that you may wish to consider would be: A Kettle of Fish on Pacific, or either of Umberto Menghi's restaurants on Hornby St, Il Giardino or Umberto's, Joe Fortes on Thurlow just north of Robson, or the Boathouse at Beach and Denman Sts.

http://www.akettleoffish.net/

http://www.hotelvilladelia.com/restaurants.cfm

www.joefortes.ca/

http://www.boathouserestaurants.ca/2004/english_bay.htm

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Big Bus is just a tape recording, no live narration. Gray Line has a hop on hop off that is fully narrated by the driver. I believe the price is also cheaper than Big Bus.

We will only be in Victoria from 7:00 to 2:00 pm. Is that enough time to do a HOHO tour in June?

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Its pretty tight but because the Big Bus starts running at 9 am you should get a pretty good tour in the time that you are there. You won't be able to get off at all the stops but you can a a couple. Check out there schedule and plan in advance:



http://www.bigbusvictoria.ca/victoria.cfm
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Default Short stop in Victoria

We are sailing on the Sea Princess, at which pier does Princess dock the ship? And which is the closest stop on the Big Bus route?
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