Victoria BC Adventure Tours Travel Guide

Welcome to our Victoria BC Adventure tours travel guide - your one-stop for contact information to research and book all your southern Vancouver Island vacation activities. 

Land Adventures Tours Travel

Bicycles | Bird Watching | Brewery, Distillery & Cidery Tours

Guided & Self-Guided Attraction Tours | Hiking & Nature Tours

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides | Motorbikes | Pedi-Cabs | Scooters | Tesla Tours

Walking Tours | Wine Tours

Air Adventure Tours Travel

AirplanesFloat Planes

Sea Adventure Tours Travel

Fishing Charters

Sea King Adventures Inc.

  • tours depart from Fisherman's Wharf
  • 250-381-4173 or 1-877-250-ORCA (6722)
  • whale watching and fishing tours

Springtide Whale Watching & Eco Tours

  • 1119 Wharf Street, Victoria BC
  • 250-384-4444 or 1-800-470-3474
  • whale watching, wildlife and sport fishing charters
  • 3 zodiacs, one 46-foot sportfish boat, one 61-foot motor yacht

Find exciting adventure tours travel in Greater Victoria

Kayaking

Active Sea Kayaking

  • 1244 May Street, Victoria, BC  V8V 2S9
  • 1-250-507-8877
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: No
  • Guided Tours: No
  • Sales: no

Fairway Gorge Paddling Club

  • 115 – 2940 Jutland Road, Victoria
  • 778-432-3472
  • Rentals: Yes – SUPs and Kayaks
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: No
  • Sales: Yes – used kayaks

Kelp Reef Adventures

  • Fishermanʼs Wharf, Dock A, 1 Dallas Road, Victoria
  • 250-386-7333
  • Rentals: No
  • Lessons: No
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: No

Oak Bay Marina (in partnership with Ocean River Sports)

  • 1327 Beach Drive, Victoria
  • 250-598-3369
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: No
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: No

Ocean River Sports

  • 1630 Store St, Victoria, BC V8W 1V3
  • 250-381-4233
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: Yes

Pacifica Paddle Sports

  • 789 Saunders Lane, Brentwood Bay
  • 250-665-7411 OR
  • Canoe Cove Marina, Swartz Bay
  • 250-665-4548
  • Rentals: Yes – kayak (single and tandem), canoe and stand up paddle board
  • Lessons: Yes, kayak, canoe and stand up paddle board
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: Yes

Victoria Kayak

  • 1006 Wharf Street (Floating), Victoria V8W 1T4
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: No
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: used kayaks and gear

Victoria Waterfront Tours

  • 475 Head St, Victoria, BC V9A 5S1
  • 250-858-9090
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: No

West Coast Outdoor Adventure Rentals

  • 6971 W Coast Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 0R7
  • 250-664-7794
  • kayaks, paddleboards and bikes
  • rentals and tours

Kite Surfing

Elevation Kiteboarding

  • 7073 Railway Ave, Courtenay, BC, V9J 1N5
  • 604-848-5197
  • kiteboarding instruction
  • gear rental

HtO Surf Shop

  • 101-3680 Uptown Boulevard, Victoria, BC
  • 250-920-5511 or
  • 2042 Otter Point Road, Sooke BC
  • 778-425-3866
  • features hand-shaped and locally made surfboards

Ocean Rodeo

  • 41 Cadillac Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada
  • 778-734-2696 or 888-544-4969
  • kites, boards, accessories, drywear and apparel

Strong Kiteboarding

  • Nitinat Lake, BC
  • 250-813-0035
  • kiteboarding instruction

Motor Boating

Sailing

Scuba Diving

Rockfish Divers

  • 3945 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC V8X 1J5
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: No

Wilson Diving

  • 105-1790 Island Hwy, Victoria BC. V9B 1H8
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: Yes

Skim Boarding

Snorkeling

Rockfish Divers

  • 3945 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC V8X 1J5
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: No

Wilson Diving

  • 105-1790 Island Hwy, Victoria BC. V9B 1H8
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: Yes

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Fairway Gorge Paddling Club

  • 115 – 2940 Jutland Road, Victoria
  • 778-432-3472
  • Rentals: Yes – SUPs and Kayaks
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: No
  • Sales: Yes – used kayaks

Gyro Beach Board Shop

  • 3840 Cadboro Bay Rd, Victoria, BC V8N 4G2
  • 778-433-9200
  • Rentals: Yes 
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: No
  • Sales: No

Oak Bay Marina (in partnership with Ocean River Sports)

  • 1327 Beach Drive, Victoria
  • 250-598-3369
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: No
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: No

Ocean River Sports

  • 1630 Store St, Victoria, BC V8W 1V3
  • 250-381-4233
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: Yes

Pacifica Paddle Sports

  • 789 Saunders Lane, Brentwood Bay
  • 250-665-7411 OR
  • Canoe Cove Marina, Swartz Bay
  • 250-665-4548
  • Rentals: Yes – kayak (single and tandem), canoe and stand up paddle board
  • Lessons: Yes, kayak, canoe and stand up paddle board
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: Yes

Sports Rent

  • 3-1950 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8T 4N8
  • 250-385-7368
  • rentals include SUPS, surf gear, bicycles and much more

SUP Victoria

  • 355 Gorge Rd W, Victoria, BC V9A 1M9
  • 778-977-3877
  • Rentals: Yes
  • Lessons: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Sales: No

West Coast Outdoor Adventure Rentals

  • 6971 W Coast Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 0R7
  • 250-664-7794
  • kayaks, paddleboards and bikes
  • rentals and tours

Surfing 

Sports Rent

  • 3-1950 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8T 4N8
  • 250-385-7368
  • rentals include SUPS, surf gear, bicycles and much more

Wake Boarding

Whale Watching and Marine Wildlife

BC Whale Tours

  • 1234 Wharf Street, Victoria
  • 250-590-5030
  • state-of-the-art, custom designed, locally built vessels
  • indoor and outdoor seating options
  • on-board washrooms

Eagle Wing Tours

  • 12 Erie St - Fisherman's Wharf
  • 250-999-4289 or 1-888-656-7462  
  • Whale and wildlife watching
  • Open and open/closed boats

Five Star Whale Watching

  • 645 Humboldt Street, Victoria
  • 250-388-7223 or 1-800-634-9617
  • whale and wildlife watching
  • 2 purpose-built catamarans plus one high-speed coastal explorer

Orca Spirit Adventures

  • 950 Wharf Street, Victoria at the Harbour Air Seaplanes Terminal (zodiacs only)
  • 146 Kingston Street, Marina Level, Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA (covered boats and zodiacs)
  • 250-800-2323 or 1-877-978-2349
  • whale & wildlife watching adventures

Prince of Whales Whale & Marine Wildlife Adventures

  • 250-383-4884 or 1-888-383-4884
  • 812 Wharf Street, Victoria on the lower causeway at the Inner Harbour
  • catamarans and zodiacs

Sea King Adventures Inc.

  • tours depart from Fisherman's Wharf
  • 250-381-4173 or 1-877-250-ORCA (6722)
  • whale watching and fishing tours

Sidney Whale Watching

  • 105-2537 Beacon Avenue, Sidney 
  • 250-656-7599 or 1-888-656-7599
  • whale and wildlife tours
  • fleet includes one 30-ft walk-around aluminum vessel and one 30-ft zodiac
  • both equipped with washrooms

Springtide Whale Watching & Eco Tours

  • 1119 Wharf Street, Victoria BC
  • 250-384-4444 or 1-800-470-3474
  • whale watching, wildlife and sport fishing charters
  • 3 zodiacs, one 46-foot sportfish boat, one 61-foot motor yacht

Wind Surfing

Land Adventure Tours Travel

Bicycles

Coastal Cycle

  • 1-1610 Island Highway, Victoria, BC V9B 1H8
  • 250-391-1980
  • Rent hybrid, road and tanden bikes
  • Child trailers and trail-a-bikes also available to tow behind your bike 

Cycle BC Rentals and Tours

  • 685 Humboldt St, Victoria, BC V8W 1A6
  • 250-380-2453
  • convenient downtown location
  • rent bicycles, scooters and motorbikes

North 48 Bicycles

  • 65-560 Johnson Street, Victoria, BC V8W 3C6
  • 778-265-4551
  • Rentals and guided bike tours
  • Hybrid and Town bike rentals by the half day or by the day
  • Road and Gravel bike rentals by the day
  • located minutes from the cruise ship terminal and right next door to most downtown hotels

Oak Bay Bicycles

  • 1990 Oak Bay Ave, Victoria, BC V8R 1E2
  • 250-598-4111
  • mountain bikes, e-bikes and road bikes for rent
The Pedaler
  • 321 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8V 1X2
  • 778-265-7433
  • bicycle tours and rentals
  • urban cruisers, single speeds, hybrids, road bikes and electric-assist bicycles

Ride the Glide Electric Bike Rentals 

  • 307-1208 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 3B9
  • 250-889-9512
  • Free delivery and pick-up
  • Highly adjustable bikes to fit almost anyone
  • Perfect choice for all fitness levels and capabilities

Seawall Adventure Centre (formerly Cycletreks)

  • 950 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3
  • 250-414-4284
  • hours of operation are weather dependent
  • Guided and self-guided tours
  • For self-guided tours you are transported by van to the outskirts of town where you will self guide the Galloping Goose or Lochside trail system back into Victoria

Sports Rent

  • 3-1950 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8T 4N8
  • 250-385-7368
  • rentals include SUPS, surf gear, bicycles and much more

Victoria Bike Rentals

  • 185 Dallas Rd, Victoria, BC V8V 1A1
  • 250-661-9692
  • pick up and drop at the Pier B cruise ship terminal
  • hybrid road bikes; options for kids available

West Coast Outdoor Adventure Rentals

  • 6971 W Coast Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 0R7
  • 250-664-7794
  • kayaks, paddleboards and bikes
  • rentals and tours

Bird Watching

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary

  • 3873 Swan Lake Road, Victoria, B.C. V8X 3W1
  • 250-479-0211 
  • Guided bird walks every Sunday @ 9:00 a.m. 
  • Bring your binoculars and walking shoes and meet in the parking lot for an informal and informative walk around the lake area
  • Donations appreciated 

Victoria Natural History Society

  • P.O.Box 24061, Royal Oak, Victoria, BC, V8Z 7E7
  • 250-704-2555 (events listing)
  • Become a member in the Society to participate in their outings
  • Approximately 4 outings weekly

Brewery, Distillery and Cidery Tours

BC Ale Trail

  • A self-guided tour highlighting local craft brewery destinations
  • Within each Ale Trail you will find recommended itineraries to explore, including an array of craft breweries, pubs, restaurants, cafes and more

Canadian Craft Tours

  • 1-800-601-9483 OR 778-320-3409
  • Brewery, distillery, cidery and wine tours
  • Includes round-trip transportation and samples

West Coast Brewery Tours

  •  254 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8V 1W9
  • 250-516-4402
  • Public and private tours
  • Choose from brewery, cidery, distillery tours and food + drink tours
  • Includes round-trip transportation and samples

Tesla Tours

  • Cook Street P.O. Box 23070, Victoria, BC V8V 3X0 
  • 1-877-789-8752
  • Custom private tours in a Tesla
  • Up to six guests per Tesla + pick-up & drop-off at your hotel or port-of-entry

Find exciting adventure tours travel in Greater Victoria

Guided and Self-Guided Attraction Tours

Island Time Tours

  • Call (250) 477-3322 or text 250-516-6077
  • 463 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8V 1X3
  • wine tours, city tours and Butchart Gardens tours

Sightseeing Victoria

  • Departs daily from front of Fairmont Empress Hotel
  • 721 Government Street, Victoria
  • 250-385-6553 or 1-855-385-6553
  • Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tours
  • open top double-decker buses
  • book tickets online or purchase from kiosk in front of the Empress

Hiking and Nature Tours

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Tally-Ho

  • 469 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8V 1X3
  • 250-514-9257
  • Daily tours and custom tours
  • Reservations recommended

Victoria Carriage Tours

  • 600 Menzies St, Victoria, BC V8V 2G2
  • 1-877-663-2207 or 250-383-2207
  • Reservations are required
  • Each carriage holds 4-6 people

Motorbikes

Cycle BC Rentals and Tours

  • 685 Humboldt St, Victoria, BC V8W 1A6
  • 250-380-2453
  • convenient downtown location
  • rent bicycles, scooters and motorbikes
Dirt and Gravel Motorcycle Adventure Company
  • 16-1338 Stelly's Cross Road, Brentwood Bay, BC
  • 250-885-1011
  • 1, 2 and 6-day guided adventure rides with an experienced local guide

Sweet Ride Victoria

  • Motorbikes delivered free in Victoria
  • Use contact form to make reservation
  • Not taking 2019 bookings; reserve now for 2020

Pedi-Cab

Victoria Pedicab Co.

  • 3073 Millgrove Street, Victoria V9A1X4 
  • 250-884-0121
  • tours for individuals and groups up to 40
  • pick up location, tour selection and departure time to fit your schedule and desires

Scooters

Cycle BC Rentals and Tours

  • 685 Humboldt St, Victoria, BC V8W 1A6
  • 250-380-2453
  • convenient downtown location
  • rent bicycles, scooters and motorbikes

Tesla Tours

Tesla Tours

  • Cook Street P.O. Box 23070, Victoria, BC V8V 3X0 
  • 1-877-789-8752
  • Custom private tours in a Tesla
  • Up to six guests per Tesla + pick-up & drop-off at your hotel or port-of-entry

Walking Tours

Discover the Past 

  • 250-384-6698
  • Family run company offering walking tours since the 1960s
  • Founded by local historian
  • Ghost walks available

Heritage Walking Tours

  • Self-guided heritage walks through some of the oldest parts of Victoria
  • Choose from Mysterious Chinatown, Rollicking Boomtown, Haunted Victoria and Victoria's Law and Order
  • No charge

A Taste of Victoria Food Tours

  • 250-893-9815 
  • 2-hour tour beginning at the Victoria Public Market 
  • 6-8 tastings along the route
  • History of Victoria and quirks of the city will be discussed

Wine Tours

Canadian Craft Tours

  • 1-800-601-9483 OR 778-320-3409
  • Brewery, distillery, cidery and wine tours
  • Includes round-trip transportation and samples

Discover Victoria Wine Tours

  • 4226 Rossiter Drive, Victoria BC
  • 250-380-1911 or 877-778-4777
  • Select from pre-arranged itineraries or contact directly for a customized package

Island Time Tours

  • Call (250) 477-3322 or text 250-516-6077
  • 463 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8V 1X3
  • wine tours, city tours and Butchart Gardens tours

Tesla Tours

  • Cook Street P.O. Box 23070, Victoria, BC V8V 3X0 
  • 1-877-789-8752
  • Custom private tours in a Tesla
  • Up to six guests per Tesla + pick-up & drop-off at your hotel or port-of-entry

Vancouver Island Wine Tours

  • 250-661-8844
  • Afternoon and full-day tours
  • Tours include pick up and drop off at central downtown locations, tasting charges at all locations and a vineyard tour

Air Adventure Tours Travel

Airplanes

Victoria Flying Club

  • 101 – 1852 Canso Rd, Sidney, BC V8L 5V5
  • 250-656-2833
  • Private sight-seeing excursion
  • Choose from City Tour, Gulf Island Tour, Lighthouse Tour or customize your own

Float Planes

Harbour Air Float Planes

  • Victoria Harbour Airport
  • 950 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC  V8W 1T3
  • 250-384-2215 or 1-800-665-0212
  • Enjoy an introduction to seaplane aviation with spectacular vistas of Victoria’s most iconic sights

Ocean Air Floatplanes

  • 1234 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 3H9
  • 250-655-1144 or 1-866-655-1144
  • Choose from air tours of Victoria and the Gulf Islands, air with a vineyard stop or air with fly-in fishing

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