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 Ongoing Covid Advisory
  Effective 1 July – 31 December 2023

  Please contact each heritage organizations directly to get current        2023 information for operating times, programming, and possible        Covid protocols.

  Note: Website listings are for 2023.      


Heritage Tours

Quick Links: Cemetery Walking Tours | Parliament Buildings (Legislature Tours) | Victoria Harbour Ferry Company Ltd. | Architectural Walking Tours |

This listing updated 11 July 2022
Please contact organization for current 2022 information

Old Cemeteries Society of Victoria
PO Box 50004, RPO Fairfield Plaza
Victoria BC V8S 5L8

Tours: 2:00 pm every Sunday of each month (except January), at various heritage cemeteries in the Capital Regional District. The majority of the tours are at Ross Bay Cemetery, and have a different topic each Sunday. Donations for tours are $2.00 for members and $5.00 for the general public; all monies raised are used to assist in the preservation of the cemeteries.

Membership: Single $30/year. Family (two or more family members in the same household): $45/year. Student: $20/year. Membership fees include a discount on the weekly tours, an annual subscription to "Stone Cuttings" the bimonthly Old Cemeteries Society newsletter, as well as advance notification of tours, lectures and other activities.

Promotes interest in local history and appreciation of the heritage value of cemeteries through tours for school children and the general public, combats cemetery vandalism through education, does historical research, monument restoration, cleaning and conservation not covered by the perpetual care agreements, if any, with heritage cemeteries in the Victoria region. Donations are gratefully accepted; the OCS is a Registered Charitable Organization and will issue an Income Tax receipt for donations over $10.00.

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This listing updated 4 July 2023
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501 Belleville Street - Inner Harbour
For more information, please visit

Welcome to the Parliament Buildingsm home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia where elected representatives - called Members of the Legislative Assembly or MLAs - meet to shape the future of the province by debating and passing the laws that govern British Columbia.

The Parliament Buildings and surrounding areas are located on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen-speaking (pronounced Le-KWUNG-en) peoples. Now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, these Coast Salish people have a rich culture and history dating back thousands of years.

Free guided tours are offered year-round. Visitors are also welcome to visit the Gift Shop or to enjoy a meal in the Legislative Dining Room.

Please visit the website for the most up-to-date visitor information.

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This listing updated 17 June 2021
Please contact organization for current 2021 information

Victoria Harbour

Daily: March 1 - October 31. Hours vary; peak season (May through September): 11 am - 9 pm.
Tours approximately every 20 minutes during shoulder and peak seasons.

Harbour Tours - Adults: $30; Seniors: $28; Children: $15; Students: $28; hops from $7.50;
Gorge Tour - Adults $30; Seniors: $30; Children: $15; Students: $28;

Victoria Harbour is world renowned for its bustling traffic and unique waterways. Victoria Harbour Ferry tours are equally renowned for their friendly skippers and fun, informative tours. Hop aboard a ferry to see Victoria and some of its heritage sites from the water. Look for the distinctive "FERRY STOP" signs at major waterfront locations around the harbour.
Enjoy a 45 minute harbour tour or 55 minute Gorge Cruise. Book your tour online at or call (250) 514-9794 for your water taxi.

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This listing updated 7 July 2023
Please contact organization for current 2023 information


The Architectural Institute of British Columbia is undertaking a comprehensive review of the architectural walking tours program, with a specific focus on content and delivery format, and will not be conducting architectural walking tours of Victoria in 2023.

To learn more about the walking tours, visit If you have any questions or would like to receive updates about the program, please email

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