Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the questions about our tours we answer most often.
How much does a tour cost?
Current prices: Adults (18+): $21, Seniors (65+): $16, Students (12-17 or with a valid student card): $16, Children (6-11): $11, Kids under 6 are free.
Where do tours start?
Most of our Ghostly Walks and History Walks begin outside the Visitor Information Centre, 812 Wharf Street. However, Halloween Ghostly Walks (October) start at the main gate to Market Square, 560 Johnson St.
Chinatown Walks meet at the Bright Pearl Sculpture (big metal ball) in the plaza across the street from the Gate of Harmonious Interest near the corner of Fisgard and Government Streets.
Are tours guided?
Yes, all our tours are guided by a team of the finest storytellers in the city, led by John Adams, Victoria’s best known historian and noted paranormal author. Our guides include a range of historians and performers from diverse backgrounds, all united by their passion for creating great experiences for our guests.
How long do tours last? Is there much walking?
Our walks last between 60-90 minutes depending on the type of tour and generally include 1.5 – 2 kilometers (approximately 1 mile) of walking around downtown Victoria.
Tickets & Reservations
How do I buy a ticket?
Tickets must be purchased online using our reservation system. Buy your tickets here.
Do I need to make a reservation?
Yes. All bookings must be made online, in advance of the tour start time.
Can I bring my dog?
Well behaved and leashed dogs are welcome on our Ghostly Walks tours and our Victoria’s Story history tours. Unfortunately, our Chinatown Walks tours are not suitable for four-legged friends as we go into a venue that does not allow dogs.
How do I get from the cruise terminal to the tour starting point?
The Ogden Point Cruise Terminal is approximately 2.5 kilometres or 1.6 miles from the Visitor Information Centre at 812 Wharf Street where our Summer Ghostly Walks start. While some people choose to walk Downtown, there are also bus shuttles, pedicabs, rickshaws and taxis that passengers can take.