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Darwin L.

Victoria, B.C., Canada

Hi everyone, I specialize as a full time professional personal tour guide, and an outdoor adventure guide in and around Victoria, Vancouver Island, and all of British Columbia.

I have been a long term resident on Vancouver Island for over 29 years and I have explored many regions of B. C.
I spend most of my time outdoors, I'm an active hiker, kayaker, mountain biker, and I have a real passion of wildlife, either marine or land animals. I spend my hobbies Bear watching, Cougars, Elk, the odd time wolves. I also spend my days off exploring new destinations around the Pacific NW, so one day I may share these hidden gems with our guests.

I have been a professional driver for 26 years, and a private driver and a private tour guide for over 14 years.

My goal is to share these hidden treasures and popular tourist destinations with people from all over the world. The pacific NW is one of the most beautiful places in the world and it's my pleasure to share it with you and leave you with an experience that will be with you forever.
I offer luxury service in a 2015 Full size 7 Passenger Luxury SUV with added cargo room for your comfort.
For larger groups I offer a 2016 Luxury Ford Transit 14 Passenger Touring Van with full comfort, standing headroom, and split row seating allowing for easy seat access, and added cargo space for storage.
Both vehicles have large windows for viewing, and are equipped with a sound system so everyone can hear the narrated tours.
So in total I can accommodate groups of up to a maximum of 21 passengers.

I offer 5 star service and I take pride in offering a professional uniformed appearance, and the cleanest luxury vehicles in Victoria.

A Recent Review of this guide

Darwin was a very friendly and knowledgable tour guide who showed us the amazing nature near Victoria. We enjoyed the tour despite the rainy weather. Highly recommended.
Max Riederer von Paar

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Credentials

I am a fully licensed full time tour operator with the province of British Columbia (PT#72046), and I am licensed with the city of Victoria.
I am a member of ,Tourism Vancouver Island, Destination B.C. and a member of the Victoria Limo and Tour operators Association.
I was awarded the Private Tour Operator of the Year for 2016 and Adventure Tour Guide of the Year for 2018 in Victoria by Luxury Travel Magazine.
Awarded Trip Advisor Award of Excellence for 2014/2015/2016/2017/2018
I worked 7 yrs as a front desk agent downtown,and 14 yrs as a local tour guide and limousine driver.
So with this experience it allows me to work with your time and budget to give you the most unforgettable memories.

Restrictions

There may be age or restrictions on some of the hiking or kayaking tours.
No smoking in the tour vehicles.

Guide Requirements for Canada

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Luxury City Tour of Victoria and the,...

Your private tour guide and luxury transportation to outdoor adventure

325 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

4 hours

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2 Hour luxury City Tour of Victoria

Your private tour guide and luxury transportation to outdoor adventure

186 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

2 hours

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The Ultimate Group Package Deal of Victoria

Victoria City Highlights, The Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens,,...

503 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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2 Hour Guided Rain Forest Hike in Victoria

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139 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

3 hours

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Waterfalls,Cathedral Grove Rain Forest,...

Your personal tour guide and luxury transportation to outdoor adventure

503 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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Historical Adventure Tour from Victoria

Your personal tour guide and luxury transportation to outdoor adventure

503 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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Historical Tour of our Islands National,...

Your private tour guide and luxury transportation to outdoor adventure

402 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

6 hours

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Scenic Coastal Hike

Your private guide and luxury transportation to outdoor adventure

186 USD per tour

(for up to 2 people)

4 hours

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1 Hour Luxury City Tour of Victoria

Your private tour guide and luxury transportation to outdoor adventure

101 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

1 hour

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