Available
March - October
Duration
90 min Loop
Price
Adult $80
Sightseeing Tours

Hop-On Hop-Off + Craigdarroch Castle

Truly the best way to discover Victoria’s must-see points of interest!

Unlimited Sightseeing, stops at the best attractions around the city – is there a better way to explore Victoria? Experience Victoria like no other: aboard one of our open top double-deckerbuses! Sightseeing Victoria’s CitySights Tour allows guests great flexibility to explore the many popular attractions Victoria has to offer.

Your ticket grants unlimited access to our Sightseeing double-decker bus service allowing you to discover Greater Victoria at your own pace.

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Discover Victoria

Tour Highlights

The Penny Farthing entrance

Oak Bay Village

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Victoria Inner Harbour Coho Ferry

Steamship Terminal Pier / Coho Ferry

Explore
Bastion Square

Bastion Square

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Oak Bay Marina

Oak Bay Marina

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Delta Ocean Pointe Exterior at Night

Songhees Lookout / Delta Hotel

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Fishermans Wharf

Coast Victoria Hotel and Marina

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Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park

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Cook Street Village

Cook Street Village

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Hop On Hop Off

Ticket Prices

Pricing From24 Hour Pass
Adult$80.00
Youth (13-17)$52.00
Child (6-12)$25.00
Infant (0-5)$0.00
All prices listed in Canadian dollars (CAD), includes tax

Departs daily (Stop #1) from in front of the iconic Fairmont Empress Hotel, see “Route and Schedules” or departure times.

Stops are served daily. Your 24 hour pass allows you to hop on and off whenever our tours are operating and include entry into into Craigdarroch Castle.

Routes and schedules are subject to change.

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Need To Know

Tour Information

Departs daily (Stop #1) from in front of the iconic Fairmont Empress Hotel (721 Government Street).

See Schedules below for departure times.

Stops are served daily by double-decker buses, according to our tour schedule – you decide what to see and when to see it! All stops during the tour are carefully chosen for your superior sightseeing enjoyment – from the picturesque Inner Harbour to Canada’s oldest Chinatown, visit your own selection of Victoria’s highlights. Your 24- or 48-hour pass allows you to hop on and off whenever our tours are operating.

Routes and schedules are subject to change. Your Gray Line agent will provide you with the most current information prior to boarding.

  • How long is the Hop On Hop Off tour?
    Our narrated tour is approximately 90 minutes long. However, buses can be delayed 5-10 minutes depending on road conditions, events and traffic.

 

  • How long are our tickets for the Hop On Hop Off tour valid for?
    Once your ticket is redeemed it is valid for 24 hours. See one of our ticket agents if you wish to book a 48 hour ticket.

 

  • Does the bus stop at every stop?
    The bus will stop at every stop, allowing for enough time for those who want to hop on and hop off to do so.

 

  • Will there be opportunities to take photos?
    Our experienced drivers will slow down at beautiful views or landmarks to ensure enough time to snap a photo from the bus. If you wish to take a better look, you’re welcome to hop off at any of our 15 stops.

 

  • If I hop off at a stop, how long will I have to wait for the next bus?
    Our buses run hourly from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Please refer to our route schedule here, for specific stop times. Talk to one of our ticket agents for the most up to date schedule.

 

  • I’m staying at the Delta Hotel. Can I get on the bus there?
    Yes! You can hop on at any of our 15 stops. Please call customer service to make arrangements.

 

  • Is the tour narrated?
    Our tour is fully narrated through our speaker system with a recorded narration.

 

  • Is the bus wheelchair accessible?
    All our buses for the Hop On Hop Off tour are wheelchair accessible on the lower deck. If you are booking the Butchart Gardens tour and need wheelchair accessible, please contact customer service.

 

  • How should I dress if I want to sit on the top level?
    Depending on the weather it can get quite windy, especially when driving along the water. We have blankets for people that want to get the best views without getting too cold.

 

  • I am not able to make the date I booked for the Hop On Hop Off tour. Can I go another day?
    Of course! Tickets not redeemed on the date of reservation are valid for use within 90 days.

 

  • Are food and drinks allowed on the bus?
    Passengers are welcome to bring food and/or beverage items on the bus. We reserve the right to ask that any passengers safely and appropriately dispose of their items before entering the bus.

 

  • Do I have to check in before my tour?
    Yes, check in with one of our ticket agents at least 15 minutes before your tour time. They will make sure you have the correct tickets and information before boarding.

 

  • Can I bring my dog?
    We love animals! Pets are welcome provided they are kept on leash, can sit on your lap and well behaved at all times.

 

  • What time should I arrive for my 11:30 am tour?
    We do ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time. This insures everyone is checked in, aboard the bus and ready to go at the scheduled time.

 

  • Do the tours run rain or shine?
    We are not called the Wet West Coast for no reason. Our tours run in all sorts of weather. If we need to cancel due to extreme weather conditions, you will be contacted.

Route Schedules

Schedules vary by season. Select the schedule that applies to your travel plans.

March 15 to 31

Stop1234
1Empress Hotel
(721 Government Street)
10:00 AM12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
2Delta Hotel (Songhees Lookout)10:08 AM12:08 AM2:08 PM4:08 PM
3Pandora at Fan Tan Alley (Chinatown)10:20 AM12:20 AM2:20 PM4:20 PM
4Wharf at Yates10:22 AM12:22 AM2:22 PM4:22 PM
5Coho Ferry/Steamship Terminal
(430 Belleville Street)
10:29 AM12:29 AM2:29 PM4:29 PM
6Coast Hotel/Fisherman's Wharf
(146 Kingston Street)
10:31 AM12:31 AM2:31 PM4:31 PM
7Fisherman's Wharf (Finest at Sea)10:33 AM12:33 PM2:33 PM4:33 PM
8Ogdeb Point (Cruise Terminal)10:36 AM12:36 PM2:36 PM4:36 PM
9Beacon Hill Park (Children's Farm)10:43 AM12:43 PM2:43 PM4:43 PM
10Christ Church Cathedral
(Quadra and Rockland Street)
10:51 AM12:51 PM2:51 PM4:51 PM
11Craigdarroch Castle/Victoria Art Gallery10:57 AM12:57 PM2:57 PM4:57 PM
12Oak Bay Municipal Hall
(2167 Oak Bay Avenue)
11:04 AM1:04 PM3:04 PM5:04 PM
13Oak Bay Marina
(1327 Beach Drive)
11:11 AM1:11 PM3:11 PM5:11 PM
14Oak Bay Beach Hotel
(1175 Beach Drive)
11:12 AM11:12 PM3:12 PM5:12 PM
15Cook Street Village
(313 Cook Street)
11:25 AM1:25 PM3:25 PM5:25 PM
Empress Hotel
(721 Government Street)
11:30 AM1:30 PM3:30 PM5:30 PM
Verify stop times with your Gray Line agent on check-in.

April 1 to September 30

Stop123456789
1Empress Hotel
(721 Government Street)
9:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM12:30 PM1:30 PM2:30 PM3:30 PM4:30 PM5:30 PM
2Delta Hotel (Songhees Lookout)9:38 AM10:38 AM11:38 AM12:38 PM1:38 PM2:38 PM3:38 PM4:38 PM5:38 PM
3Pandora at Fan Tan Alley (Chinatown)9:50 AM10:50 AM11:50 AM12:50 PM1:50 PM2:50 PM3:50 PM4:50 PM5:50 PM
4Wharf at Yates9:52 AM10:52 AM11:52 AM12:52 PM1:52 PM2:52 PM3:52 PM4:52 PM5:52 PM
5Black Ball Ferry/ Steamship Building Terminal9:59 AM10:59 AM11:59 AM12:59 PM1:59 PM2:59 PM3:59 PM4:59 PM5:59 PM
6Coast Hotel (David Foster Walkway)10:01 AM11:01 AM12:01 PM1:01 PM2:01 PM3:01 PM4:01 PM5:01 PM6:01 PM
7 Fisherman's Wharf (Finest at Sea)10:03 AM11:03 AM12:03 PM1:03 PM2:03 PM3:03 PM4:03 PM5:03 PM6:03 PM
8Ogden Point (Cruise Terminal)10:06 AM11:06 AM12:06 PM1:06 PM2:06 PM3:06 PM4:06 PM5:06 PM6:06 PM
9Beacon Hill Park (Children's Farm)10:13 AM11:13 AM12:13 PM1:13 PM2:13 PM3:13 PM4:13 PM5:13 PM6:13 PM
10Christ Church Cathedral
10:21 AM11:21 AM12:21 PM1:21 PM2:21 PM3:21 PM4:21 PM5:21 PM6:21 PM
11Craigdarroch Castle/Victoria Art Gallery
10:27 AM11:27 AM12:27 PM1:27 PM2:27 PM3:27 PM4:27 PM5:27 PM6:27 PM
12Oak Bay Municipal Hall10:34 AM11:34 AM12:34 PM1:34 PM2:34 PM3:34 PM4:34 PM5:34 PM6:34 PM
13Oak Bay Marina
10:41 AM11:41 AM12:41 PM1:41 PM
2:41 PM3:41 PM4:41 PM5:41 PM6:41 PM
14Oak Bay Beach Hotel
10:42 AM11:42 AM12:42 PM1:42 PM2:42 PM3:42 PM4:42 PM5:42 PM6:42 PM
15Cook Street Village
(313 Cook Street)
10:55 AM11:55 AM12:55 PM1:55 PM2:55 PM3:55 PM4:55 PM5:55 PM6:55 PM
Empress Hotel
(721 Government Street)
11:00 AM12:00 PM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM5:00 PM6:00 PM7:00 PM
Verify stop times with your Gray Line agent on check-in.

October 1 to 31

Stop1234
1Empress Hotel
(721 Government Street)
10:00 AM12:00 PM2:00 PM4:00 PM
2Delta Hotel (Songhees Lookout)10:08 AM12:08 AM2:08 PM4:08 PM
3Pandora at Fan Tan Alley (Chinatown)10:20 AM12:20 AM2:20 PM4:20 PM
4Wharf at Yates10:22 AM12:22 AM2:22 PM4:22 PM
5Coho Ferry/Steamship Terminal
(430 Belleville Street)
10:29 AM12:29 AM2:29 PM4:29 PM
6Coast Hotel/Fisherman's Wharf
(146 Kingston Street)
10:31 AM12:31 AM2:31 PM4:31 PM
7Fisherman's Wharf (Finest at Sea)10:33 AM12:33 PM2:33 PM4:33 PM
8Ogdeb Point (Cruise Terminal)10:36 AM12:36 PM2:36 PM4:36 PM
9Beacon Hill Park (Children's Farm)10:43 AM12:43 PM2:43 PM4:43 PM
10Christ Church Cathedral
(Quadra and Rockland Street)
10:51 AM12:51 PM2:51 PM4:51 PM
11Craigdarroch Castle/Victoria Art Gallery10:57 AM12:57 PM2:57 PM4:57 PM
12Oak Bay Municipal Hall
(2167 Oak Bay Avenue)
11:04 AM1:04 PM3:04 PM5:04 PM
13Oak Bay Marina
(1327 Beach Drive)
11:11 AM1:11 PM3:11 PM5:11 PM
14Oak Bay Beach Hotel
(1175 Beach Drive)
11:12 AM11:12 PM3:12 PM5:12 PM
15Cook Street Village
(313 Cook Street)
11:25 AM1:25 PM3:25 PM5:25 PM
Empress Hotel
(721 Government Street)
11:30 AM1:30 PM3:30 PM5:30 PM
Verify stop times with your Gray Line agent on check-in.

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