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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 30 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

Our guide Darwin was so great. Asked what we were looking for and chose the appropriate hikes for us. He was a wealth of information about woods we hiked as well as the city of Victoria. I highly recommend this tour. Thanks for a great afternoon!
Marsha Johnson

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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 2014/2015/2016/2017/2018/2019
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.

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