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Elizabeth V.

Victoria, BC, Canada

These are the things I enjoy most and want to share with you on your visit to Victoria, British Columbia: Exploring new and fascinating places, discovering gardens and heritage buildings, tasting a local dish by the sea, exploring the maze of streets on Antique Row and China Town, and sharing good stories.

You will be enchanted by the city of Victoria, situated at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, a place rich in ecological splendour, with history kept alive in its many heritage buildings and harbours. Victoria is the unique place I chose as my home because I love and appreciate a place keen on protecting nature and animals, and a place that promotes culture and the art as well as the promotion of its First Nation people. This region of the world is spectacular. The climate is the mildest in Canada. Our summers are never too hot and winters temperatures rarely freeze.

The magical beauty of Salt Spring Island, my favourite summer tour, is only a short ferry ride from Victoria. It is a fantastic place to explore, especially with me, your 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 mini SUV/van and a Nissan NV, that sits 11 people and myself, . Both comfortable vehicles with big windows. I have excellent driving skills and have a license that would let me drive a bus. Both vehicles are passenger licensed.

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 landscape and quaint colourful communities inspire 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 and at your pace. 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 on Salt Spring Island.

I can conduct tours in fluent Spanish too.

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Our family enjoyed a wonderful tour with Elizabeth. Highly recommend!
Vicky Savage

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I am a full time tour guide in beautiful Victoria, BC. I own 2 Passenger Licensed vehicles (PT#72124) 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 Vineyards as well. You may wish to go for a hike and take in historical waterways. I have been a tour guide for 8 years and have conducted hundreds of customized tours for visitors that come from all over the world.

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