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3 Hour Definitive Craft Brewery Tour

Victoria Clipper, Belleville Street, Victoria, BC, Canada

Available

January 5 – December 15, 2019 (Except May 3-5 & June 29-30, 2019)

2019
January 5 – February 28, 2019: Sat & Sun only
March 1 – October 31, 2019: Thu – Sun (no tours on Mondays or Tuesdays)
November 1 – December 15, 2019: Sat & Sun only

Departs at 12:00 pm

Beer enthusiasts will love this fully-guided tour to exceptional Victoria craft breweries. Travel on the brew bus and enjoy light refreshments as you are transported to three unique local breweries. At each brewery there will be generous amounts of craft beer to sample, a behind the scenes tour and the chance to learn local brewery history as well as discover the art of craft beer from the best brewers in the business.

Why we love it
  • Enjoy a complimentary tour of Victoria as you make your way from one brewery to the next.
  • A rare opportunity to go behind the scenes and discover what goes into crafting the perfect brew.
  • A great chance to make new friends!
What’s included
  • Transportation to all breweries aboard the brew bus
  • Fully guided, private back of the house brewery tour
  • Generous amounts of craft beer at each brewery, light refreshments en route
  • Commemorative tour group photo
  • All applicable taxes

7 Hour Big Animal Encounter Tour

Available

May 1 – August 14, 2019

Full day tour – approximately 7 hours

Departs at 9:30 am

Ply the waters of Desolation Sound and the Salish Sea in search of the biggest and most exciting marine animals that call this region home! As you cruise along on Big Animal Encounters’ flagship vessel, the “Pacific Seeker,” your expert guide will be on the lookout for orca whales, humpbacks, dolphins, sea lions, harbor seals and even the elusive grizzly bear on the shore. Enjoy a stop at a quiet marine park for a delicious BBQ lunch cooked up by your crew while you wander the local trails!

Why we love it
  • The chance to get up close and personal with amazing wildlife!
  • A full day tour with plenty of opportunities to seek out whales, bears and more.
  • Fantastic views and spectacular scenery as you cruise through the Northern Gulf Islands
What’s included
  • Guided whale watching and wildlife tour aboard flagship Pacific Seeker vessel
  • BBQ lunch and refreshments
  • Hike through a quiet marine park
  • All applicable taxes

AdrenaLINE Zipline Adventure Tours

Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours, Sooke Road, Sooke, BC, Canada

Available

With Shuttle Service: May 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019
Without Transportation: March 1, 2019 – October 14, 2019

Enjoy a 10-minute all-terrain MOG truck ride to the top of the course with 8 zip line crossings, ranging from 150 to 1,000 feet, two suspension bridges and a fully narrated tour on the unique environment of a coastal temperate rainforest. Professionally trained guides will outfit you with a customized seat harness and climbing helmet as well as train you on safety features before leading you into the forest for your adventure.

Why we love it
  • Perfect for the whole family – kids and grown-ups alike!
  • See Vancouver Island’s natural areas like you never have before.
  • A great way to avoid the hike and cool off in the summer months.
What’s included
  • Round trip transfers from the Clipper terminal (May-Oct)
  • A total of 8 zipline rides ranging from 150 feet to 1,000 feet and two suspension bridges, fully guided
  • Short shuttle by all-terrain MOG truck to the top of the course
  • All applicable taxes

Adventure Crossing: One Way from Vancouver To Victoria With Whale Watching

1666 Duranleau St. Vancouver, BC V6H 3S2, Canada

Available

May 26-September 22, 2019

Start out from the Prince of Whales Adventure Center located on Granville Island in Vancouver and settle into the Salish Sea Dream or climb up to the top deck and enjoy the wind in your face. Traveling through the scenic small islands between Victoria and Vancouver, your boat will carry you in search of the most fantastic wildlife to be found on this coast while an onboard naturalist guides your trip and informs all about our resident and transient Killer Whales. Arrive in downtown Victoria in time for lunch.

Why we love it
  • View several different species of whales in the wild as well as an assortment of sea birds and other species of marine wildlife.
  • The most adventurous way to travel between Vancouver and Victoria!
  • Fun for the whole family – the kids will never forget their memories with the whales.
What’s included
  • 4-hour Adventure Crossing cruise from Vancouver to Victoria
  • Onboard naturalists to provide commentary on whales and wildlife
  • Complimentary luggage service available
  • All applicable taxes

Afternoon Tea At Pendray Teahouse

Huntingdon Manor Hotel, Quebec Street, Victoria, BC, Canada

Available

2019-2020
October 14, 2019 to February 28, 2020
Mondays – Thursdays: From 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fridays – Sundays: From 11: 00 am to 4:00 pm

Experience a tradition steeped in history with Afternoon Tea at Pendray Teahouse. Relax in this heritage hotel and sip on a selection of fine, loose leaf tea paired with an elegant tea platter brimming with fresh berries, savory tea sandwiches, delicious pastries and fresh, warm scones as you watch sailboats and ferries cruise through the Inner Harbour. With Victoria’s British roots, afternoon tea is an experience not to miss!

Why we love it
  • Can anyone say fresh baked scones?
  • Have your cake and eat it too with an overflowing assortment of macarons, tartlet, mousse, croissants, cheese plates and more!
  • A quintessential Victorian tradition, afternoon tea is sure to leave you feeling like royalty.
What’s included
  • Tableside tea service, scones, tea sandwiches and pastries
  • Seating in the Pendray Teahouse
  • All applicable taxes

Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Empress

Fairmont Empress, Government Street, Victoria, BC, Canada

Available

Year Round

Experience stepping into history with a modern twist at the Fairmont Empress’ traditional Afternoon Tea. The Fairmont Empress has been pleasing Victoria visitors with its afternoon tea service for over 100 years and is the place to visit for an authentic British Afternoon Tea experience. The tea lobby has served royalty, celebrities and dignitaries the scones, pastries and tea sweets prepared by an award-winning Pastry Chef as part of the Afternoon Tea service.

Why we love it
  • Sip from the same patterned china which was originally presented to King George V in 1914.
  • A quintessentially Victoria experience, you’ll feel like royalty in the sophisticated Lobby Lounge.
  • Choose from 21 of the finest loose leaf teas available, including the Empress blend, created exclusively for Fairmont Empress by the Metropolitan Tea Company.
  • Check out our Clipper Vacations Magazine feature The Insider Guide to Experiencing Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress to help plan your trip!
What’s included
  • Tableside tea service, scones, tea sandwiches and pastries
  • Seating in the Empress Tea Lobby
  • All applicable taxes

Argosy Locks Cruise

Argosy Cruises - Seattle Waterfront, Seattle, WA, United States

Available

Year Round (Except December 25)

Take in the spectacular views and transition from salt to fresh water on this 2 1/2-hour cruise through Elliott Bay, Shilshole Bay, the Hiram Chittenden Locks and Lake Union. Enjoy live narration of Seattle’s history, while viewing the historic waterfront, city skyline, one of the world’s largest shipping terminals, the majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges and the “Sleepless in Seattle” houseboat community.

Why we love it
  • Experience Seattle’s marine scene, from workboats in Tugboat Alley to seaplanes to floating home communities.
  • Pick your end destination, South Lake Union or the Seattle Waterfront and choose to explore or enjoy transportation provided by Gray Line of Seattle.
  • Seattle is best viewed by water – enjoy majestic mountain vistas on one side and the city skyline on the other.
What’s included
  • Narrated cruise through the Hiram Chittenden Locks
  • All applicable taxes

Beacon Hill Park Tour with Tally-Ho Carriage Tours

British Columbia Legislature, Belleville Street, Victoria, BC, Canada

Available

2019
March 15 – December 31, 2019 (Except July 1, August 5 & 7 and October 31 and all of November)
10:00 am – 10:00 pm, March 15 – October 31
11:00 am – 7:00 pm, December 1 – 31 (weather dependent – call to book)

Duration

45 minutes

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city’s core, relish in the tranquility of Victoria’s landmark 155-acre city park with its immaculately manicured gardens and natural meadows. You’ll also enjoy the history of Victoria’s charming heritage district, James Bay, during this 45-minute tour.

Why we love it
  • On your way to Beacon Hill Park, pass by the totem poles of Thunderbird Park, as well as historical buildings including St Ann’s Academy, a magnificent 1871 Catholic school.
  • Convenient pick up and drop off at the Parliament Buildings.
  • Relax and soak up the sights and sounds of Victoria, set to the steady, soothing undertone of horse hooves underfoot.
What’s included
  • Tally-Ho Carriage ride through Beacon Hill Park
  • All applicable taxes

Beneath the Streets

102 Cherry Street, Seattle, WA, USA

Available

March 1 – December 31, 2019
(Except November 28 & December 25, 2019)

Experience a side of the city you never knew existed with a trek through the catacomb-like passageways of Seattle’s historic underground! Gain insight on the birth of the city, 1890’s architecture and more as you explore the storefronts, sidewalks and basements that were once the hub of the city, but became buried underground when Seattle rebuilt on top of the original city after the great Seattle Fire. Not only will you leave with a greater appreciation of the Emerald City, but you’ll also leave armed with a few stories of Seattle’s fascinating and colorful past.

Why we love it
  • The chance to explore three city blocks of Pioneer Square’s historic underground!
  • Fascinating tales about the birth of the Emerald City as well as the history of the Klondike Gold Rush, Skid Row and the Coast Salish Peoples that first inhabited the area.
  • Knowledgeable, expertly-trained local guides offer a wealth of information on Seattle’s culture and history.
What’s included
  • Guided, historical walking tour through and beneath the streets of Pioneer Square.
  • All applicable taxes

Best of Downtown Tour

Kirin Restaurant, Alberni Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Available

Year Round, (Except October 14, December 23-26 & 31, 2019)
April 1 -May 17 – Mondays & Saturdays
May 18-September 30 – Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays
October 1-December 17 – Mondays & Saturdays
December 17 – 31 – Daily
 

Treat your palate to the best of Vancouver’s culinary scene with a seafood, wine and city tour! Drink in Vancouver’s fresh, seasonal, and diverse flavors with West Coast seafood, award-winning Chinese dim sum, French patisserie and British Columbia wine pairings! You’ll dine, drink and explore among striking architecture, natural beauty and breathtaking waterfront views!

Why we love it
  • Indulge in Vancouver’s fresh seafood – this progressive lunch features 5 seafood 5 ways!
  • Taste award-winning British Columbia wines from multiple growing regions.
  • Explore Vancouver’s breathtaking cityscape in the heart of downtown – between stops, you’ll learn about the city’s history, architecture and culture.
What’s included
  • A progressive meal at 4 best-in-class downtown establishments with 4 craft beer, local wine and cocktail pairings
  • A guided city tour through downtown Vancouver
  • Printed guide with food map and exclusive dining discounts
  • All applicable taxes