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Elizabeth V.

Victoria, BC, Canada

Exploring new and fascinating places, discovering gardens and heritage buildings, tasting a local dish by the sea, discovering a new colourful marketplace, these are the things I enjoy and want to share with you on your visit to Victoria British Columbia.

For your safety, My van is a Passenger Licensed Carrier, as required under BC law.

You will be enchanted by Victoria, situated at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, a place rich in ecological splendour, with history and harbours. Victoria is the unique place I chose as my home because I love and appreciate a place keen on preserving nature and history, and a place that promotes culture and art as well as the protection of animals.

The magical beauty of Salt Spring Island, my favourite summer tour, is only a short ferry ride from Victoria. It is a real treat to visit especially with a local guide who knows the scenic routes and very special places in this beautiful part of the world.

I love my work and I invested in a brand new mini SUV/van that is comfortable and has big windows. I have excellent driving skills since I use to be a full time BC driving instructor on the road and in the classroom.

My aim is to make you the visitor, have a wonderful experience doing and seeing things that interest you and that will give you wonderful memories of your trip to Victoria and Vancouver Island.
The parks, beaches, gardens, the spectacular landscapes and quaint colourful communities inspires my tour plans that I set out to create especially with you in mind.

I take time to create a tour that is personalized just for you and your people so that you see and do what you like. Take a look at my garden, island, and city tours and feel free to choose the places that most attract you. I will take you there by the most scenic routes in and around Victoria, BC, Vancouver Island, and Salt Spring Island.

I can conduct tours in fluent Spanish too.

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A Recent Review of this guide

Elizabeth is prompt, flexible, and knowledgeable. We booked with her to tour Butchart Gardens and take a boat ride there. She made our lunch reservations at the tea house, and we enjoyed her company so much we invited her to eat with us and then ride on the boat. In addition to Butchart Gardens, she showed us a lovely trail through a mossy woods, gave us a quick walkthrough of the Government House gardens, and finally returned us to our ship via Arbutus Park, extending our tour. Highly recommended!
Kathleen Morrish

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Credentials

I am a full time tour guide in beautiful Victoria, BC. I have a Special Passenger Licensed vehicle that allows me to customize tours so that lots of the tour locations and activities you see on my site, or that you know and want to visit, can be included in your tour. For example, you may choose to go to Butchart Gardens and visit some Vineyards as well.

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