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Ghostly Walking Tour in Victoria

Ghostly Walking Tour in Victoria

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You might not guess from the pretty gardens and charming streets, but the city of Victoria is full of ghosts, or at least ghost stories. Walk with your guide through some of the most haunted spots in town, hearing the spooky and tragic tales from Victoria’s past. You never know, you may go home with a story of your own….
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.16
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$16.16
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Victoria Whale Watch Tour

Victoria Whale Watch Tour

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Experience an up-close encounter with northern Pacific marine life on a 3-hour whale watching cruise off Victoria’s coast. Travel out into the open ocean aboard a comfortable, motorized boat to look for native species like humpback whales, gray whales, orcas, elephant seals and sea lions in their natural habitat. Learn about local marine ecology from a naturalist guide, and take in fantastic views of Vancouver Island in between animal sightings.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.55
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$104.55

Pedicab Tour of Victoria from Cruise Ship Terminal

Pedicab Tour of Victoria from Cruise Ship Terminal

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Explore British Colombia’s Victoria by pedicab with a guide on this 3-hour tour of the city, including convenient pickup and drop-off at the cruise ship terminal. Travel through one of Victoria’s oldest neighborhood, James Bay, to one of its oldest grocers. Then pass through Beacon Hill Park, and see the peacocks there. Plus, catch a glimpse of the famous Empress Hotel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.38
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$113.38

Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight

Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight

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Enjoy swift travel and breathtaking views over British Columbia on this Victoria to Vancouver seaplane flight. Hop aboard your seaplane in Victoria’s Inner Harbour and take to the skies with your pilot. Enjoy panoramic views over local landmarks including Ogden Point, the Fairmont Empress Hotel and the BC Parliament Buildings. Soar over the Gulf Islands’ sandy beaches and dense forests, and look out for the mighty Lion’s Gate Bridge and Brockton Peninsula.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$172.58
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$172.58
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Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

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When you make port in Victoria, discover top city attractions in style on this 2-hour Victoria castles and neighborhoods bike tour. Follow your guide by bicycle through Victoria and gain insight into the city’s colorful past. Explore diverse districts such as the Inner Harbour, Cook Street Village and Chinatown. Take in panoramic views over Dallas Road’s waterfront and marvel at the creepy Craigdarroch Castle. Spin through pretty Moss Rock Park and Beacon Hill Park, and enjoy the creative buzz of leafy Fernwood.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.57
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$44.57

Chinatown and Hidden Alleys Pedicab Tour

Chinatown and Hidden Alleys Pedicab Tour

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Discover hidden alleys and local curios in Vancouver’s Old Town and Chinatown districts on this 75-minute pedicab tour. Head through Victoria's Old Town and Chinatown districts with your guide, where old shops and boutiques line the winding alleyways. Hear hair-raising ghost stories from centuries past and learn of the settlers, immigrants and colonists who have shaped the city we see today. Along the way, watch skilled street performers plying their trade the way they have for centuries. Admire Victoria’s traditional architecture and gain insight into the city’s colorful past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.01
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$57.01

Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

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Tour one of Victoria’s most stately and popular attractions in a unique way with a pedicab tour to Craigdarroch Castle. Enjoy the fresh air and leisurely pace from aboard a comfortable cab while a friendly guide pedals you from your hotel to the majestic, 19th-century baronial estate. Along the way, pass through the neighboring Lt Governor’s gardens and see some of Victoria’s most opulent churches and homes. Admission to the inside of the magnificent castle is included. 
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.40
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$109.40

Historical Victoria Walking Tour

Historical Victoria Walking Tour

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Explore quaint Victoria on this guided walking tour with a local historian. Along the way, take in picturesque views of the city’s Inner Harbour and wander the streets, alleyways, and town squares of Old Town, Bastion Square, and Chinatown, while learning about Victoria's history. Plus, hear about its past scandals like opium smuggling.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.13
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$12.13
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Discovery Passage Helicopter Tour

Discovery Passage Helicopter Tour

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Join this small group helicopter tour to see Vancouver Island’s coastline from a whole new angle.  Start with a safety briefing with your experienced pilot, then head up, out over the Georgia Strait. Enjoy stunning mountain and ocean views as you fly over the Discovery Passage, Quadra Island and the beautiful Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park before returning to Campbell River.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$197.12
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$197.12

Historical Chinatown Walking Tour

Historical Chinatown Walking Tour

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Delve into the colorful past of Canada’s oldest Chinatown, in Victoria, British Columbia. This guided walking tour will lead you through the streets and storied allies of the historic neighborhood, as your historian/guide tells you the fascinating, sometimes tragic tales of the people who helped build the city and shape Canada as well as modern China.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.16
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$16.16
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Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

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Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

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Hit the waves with expert naturalists in search of Canadian sea-life on this whale-watching cruise from Victoria. Hop aboard your whale-watching boat and head out into the rolling seas with your guide. Gaze out over Victoria’s attractive coastline and watch the waves for sightings of graceful orcas. Listen as the two expert naturalists onboard explain the life cycles of the majestic creatures, and learn of their pivotal role near the top of the marine food chain. Enjoy fine views from the seating areas both inside and on-deck. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.65
$72.94
$7.29 savings
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$65.65
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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

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Explore Victoria's history and culinary scene on this walking tour of the British Columbian city. Follow a guide to highlights such as the Parliament Buildings, the Inner Harbor Causeway, Trounce Alley, Bastion and Market squares, Fan Tan Alley, the Harmonious Gates of Interest, and the Victoria Public Market. Along the way, stop for between food tastings of craft beer, chocolate, tea, tapas, cheese, bread, olive oil, and other local products.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.88
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$49.88
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Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

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Go whale watching in Victoria on a 12-passenger boat that’s designed for seeking out whales and marine wildlife on Vancouver Island’s spectacular coast. With a heated cabin, onboard bathrooms, and outdoor viewing decks, this whale watching tour is a comfortable alternative to an open speedboat that still provides the maneuverability and personal experience of a small craft while searching for orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, seals, and more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.62
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$92.62
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Ucluelet Harbour Kayaking Tour

Ucluelet Harbour Kayaking Tour

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The sheltered waters of Ucluelet Harbour offer an ideal location for an introduction to sea kayaking on Vancouver Island’s west coast. Watch for wildlife, from intertidal life to black bears meandering along the shoreline and eagles soaring above. This kayak tour offers the opportunity to paddle up to a hidden waterfall, learn about the local fish hatchery, or explore the outer harbor limits. Paddling instruction is provided.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.86
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$74.86

Victoria Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalist Guides

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Victoria Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalist Guides

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Trade your cruise ship for a whale-watching vessel on a 3-hour shore excursion from the port of Victoria. Travel into the open waters of the northern Pacific Ocean to spot native marine life including orcas, humpback whales, harbor seals and minke whales. Learn about British Columbia’s amazing aquatic ecosystems from onboard naturalist guides, who will help point out passing species along the way. It’s an exciting and educational voyage for the whole family!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.65
$72.94
$7.29 savings
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$65.65
$72.94
$7.29 savings
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Artisan Food Tastings of Victoria by Bike

Artisan Food Tastings of Victoria by Bike

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Discover Victoria’s European-style neighborhoods and culinary scene on a fun and flavorful bike tour. Follow a foodie guide through the cycle-friendly city to absorb its seaside charm and see where locals go to dine and unwind. Sample the best of Victoria’s indulgent eats and drinks like pizza, ice cream, chocolate, craft beer, and cider.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.13
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$84.13
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The Strait of Georgia Seaplane Tour from Nanaimo

The Strait of Georgia Seaplane Tour from Nanaimo

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Experience the majesty of Canada’s Sunshine Coast from the air with a 40-minute round-trip seaplane flight from Nanaimo. Take to the skies with a pilot and fly high over the Strait of Georgia. Enjoy panoramic views over the tiny islands dotting the waterway, and stop for up to four hours’ free time in the British Columbia town of Sechelt. Enjoy two take-offs and landings during your tour, and see the Sunshine Coast in a way many visitors miss.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.29
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$107.29
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Downtown Victoria Food & City Tour

Downtown Victoria Food & City Tour

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Treat your taste buds to a walking food tour of Victoria’s bustling Fort & Blanshard Streets. Once known as Antique Row for its abundance of vintage shops, this hip neighborhood is now filled with trendy restaurants, modern boutique shops, and home to the arts district. Follow a local gourmet guide to some of the best eateries in the area including a tea salon, a European-style deli, an authentic taqueria, Middle-Eastern street food, and more. Chat with shop owners and chefs along the way to gain insight into Victoria’s thriving culinary scene. Group size is limited to 12 for a more personalized tasting experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.61
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$48.61
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Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

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Soar over downtown Victoria and surrounds on a thrilling, 20-minute seaplane flight! Take to the skies right from the water and enjoy an unforgettable aerial perspective of the harbor, coastline, Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains towering in the distance. With a maximum of five passengers, it’s an intimate, small-group ride navigated by an expert pilot.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.48
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$96.48
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4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a one and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
Price varies by group size
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$200.00
Price varies by group size

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

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Share the waters with whales, orcas, and more on a wildlife watching tour. In addition to animal sightings, the aquatic adventure also offers great views of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, plus the Howe Sound. Stay warm inside the cabin, where you can purchase snacks and drinks. Your ticket comes with a whale sighting guarantee, with a free tour should you not spot any whales.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.26
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$113.26
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The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens Shuttle and Entry

The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens Shuttle and Entry

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The Butchart Gardens is one of Victoria’s top attractions, and during the Christmas holiday season it comes alive with twinkling lights and beautiful illuminations. On this small-group tour—limited to 14 people—begin with pickup at your downtown Victoria hotel and enjoy a festive visit to the world-famous gardens. Sing along to traditional carols through the Twelve Days of Christmas display and enjoy a Christmas to remember in Victoria.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.82
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$61.82

Victoria to Vancouver via Butchart Gardens (One-Way)

Victoria to Vancouver via Butchart Gardens (One-Way)

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Finish your visit to Vancouver Island in style on this Victoria to Vancouver tour including Butchart Gardens. Travel by shuttle from downtown Victoria to the Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site. Gain insight into the region’s rich heritage from the informative narration on route. While away, enjoy peaceful moments in the beautiful floral gardens and the relaxed atmosphere of one of Victoria’s most popular attractions. Afterward, make your way to the garden’s waterside docks and hop aboard your boat for your sunset cruise to Vancouver.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.26
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$113.26
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Small Group Wine & Food Tour to the Cowichan Valley

Small Group Wine & Food Tour to the Cowichan Valley

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FOOD, WINE and SPECTACULAR SCENERY. We LOVE this revised tour to REFLECT COVID-19.Join Island Time Tours for a lovely relaxing adventure exploring the Cowichan Valley. We visit 3 (4 if time permitting) of the prettiest vineyards and do our own thing to avoid any line-ups. We offer you a wonderful experience at each vineyard.. First stop includes bubbly with orange juice (optional) w/ fresh warm bake goods. Relax, inhale and take in this beautiful countryside. LUNCH is filled with afternoon tea delights with WINE served weather permitting in the great outdoors. Dessert w/wine complete this tour at another picturesque vineyard. Great food, award winning wines and spectacular beauty. Let's go!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.73
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$122.73
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