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John is a great local !

What fun we had for 2 days with John. Elizabeth was to kind to let me do my 2 day tour’s almost is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shay012
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Ocala Florida
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Exceptional Tour

Chris picked us up at the ferry terminal on Victoria Island which began a most exceptional tour of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jerrylkm0518
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Tyler, Texas
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EV TOURS private tours in Victoria, BC, Vancouver Island, and Salt Spring Island. Butchart Gardens by way of country roads, city tours, historical tours. We provide wine tasting tours in different wine regions on Vancouver Island: Cowichan Valley, Saanich peninsula, Salt Spring Island. Customized tours. Welcome cruise ship passengers. See the city of Victoria, nature, history and culture with knowledgable, professional local guides. We provide comfortable, safe transportation service and will pick you up at your hotel or port of entry. We service small groups and large groups. All private tours. We specialize in creating and providing tailored private day tours in Victoria, BC and on Vancouver Island. We offer family, friends and corporate groups customized tours to suite number of people, schedule, pace and interests. Visit us on our website. Book directly online or contact us by email or phone. We'll create a tour designed specifically for you.
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Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What fun we had for 2 days with John. Elizabeth was to kind to let me do my 2 day tour’s almost is year later when I had to cancel in 2017. John was a wealth of information. Highlights were driving along that gorgeous coastline....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris picked us up at the ferry terminal on Victoria Island which began a most exceptional tour of Butchart Gardens and the city of Victoria. Chris was so well informed and willing to share his knowledge about both the Gardens and the history of Victoria....More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Our 'girls group' spent a day with Chris of EV Tours. Chris was so friendly, personable and professional. He showed us all around Victoria and was flexible when we wanted to stop somewhere or veer off the itinerary a little bit here and there. It...More

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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

It was a pleasure to work with you, Kim and Chris really enjoyed showing you this region. We hope you visit us again in Victoria, BC.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

On our first morning we were greeted at our hotel by Elizabeth , owner of EV tours . We explored many neighborhoods and shorelines. She is so pleasant and is a wealth of information on the island ! It was a Great way to get...More

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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Hi Chuck, Nice to hear that you both enjoyed Victoria and the places we went to and that you enjoy learning about our heritage and culture. Sounds like you made the most of your trip to Vancouver Island. Hope you visit again. We could explore...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

John picked four of us up from our cruise ship for a 5-hour tour. He was an expert tour guide - very knowledgeable about the city and its history. As a biologist by training, he has great insight into animals and birds on the island,...More

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Elizabeth V, Tour Guide at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you very much. I really enjoyed my time with you. Would love to see you return to see more of Vancouver Island. All the best, John

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We spent a great day with John touring the greater Victoria area. My husband's walking is sometimes not great, so the tour was tailored to accommodate that. Some of our day was spent with short walks, and much in the comfortable van. We have two...More

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Elizabeth V, EV Tour guide at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

I too had a great day. It was fun keeping your kids engaged and addressing their varying interests. Our harbour seals are a hit! I truly enjoyed our time together and hope you return to Vancouver Island. John

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

EV tour with Chris guiding worked well on five hour to Butchart Gardens for three travelers. Excellent driver and very knowledgeable taking us through the beautiful plantings.

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Elizabeth V, Tour guide at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for the nice review. It was great meeting you and showing you the gardens. Happy that you enjoyed your day. Please visit Victoria again. Lots to enjoy here. Chris

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We can't praise Elizabeth enough for the wonderful walking tour of downtown Victoria she conducted in Spanish for our friends from Spain. They learned so much and, thanks to Elizabeth who is an accomplished tour guide, they were able to enjoy it in their own...More

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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

It was a pleasure to show your friends our beautiful city of Victoria and share our culture and learn of theirs. Thank you for the nice review and for choosing EV Tours. Regards to your wonderful friends from the south of Spain.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Thanks to Chis for sharing knowledge of beautiful Victoria. Our expectations were more then met starting with a lovely upscale comfortable motor coach, and the personable driver who shared his knowledge and his good humor. All 16 of my family agreed, we would love to...More

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Elizabeth V, Guest Relations Manager at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi Lynn, This is from Chris: It was fun to travel with your family and show you some of my favourite places in the Victoria area. I hope that you all come back some time. Chris

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We enjoyed our private outing to Butchart Gardens. Elizabeth made it very easy for my elderly parents who would have had trouble doing the tour in a large bus. Elizabeth met us at the dock and parked very nearby. Her van was clean and comfortable...More

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Elizabeth V, Owner at EV Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Nice to hear from you. You are a wonderful family. Nice to see all the generations travelling together and enjoying life. Please visit again and I will take you to other wonderful sites on Vancouver Island.

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