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Since 1903, Tally-Ho Carriage Tours has been recognized as Victoria’s iconic sightseeing experience.  Let our majestic horses and professional guides escort you on a relaxing, entertaining tour through the city’s historic, scenic beauty.

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Tours

SHORT & SWEET TOUR

15 mins – $60 CAD

(includes 5% GST)

Let us introduce you to travel via a majestic horse-drawn carriage and become enchanted by the rich architecture of the Parliament Buildings and historical surroundings.

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HERITAGE TOUR

30 mins – $115 CAD

(includes 5% GST)

Hear stories of the lives of Victorians, past and present, while travelling through the charming heritage district of James Bay, Victoria’s oldest neighborhood, and experience the breathtaking air while enjoying a short journey along the Salish Sea waterfront.

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BEACON HILL PARK TOUR

45 mins – $165 CAD

(includes 5% GST)

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city’s core, relish in the tranquility of Victoria’s landmark 155-acre city park with its immaculately manicured gardens and natural meadows, and enjoy the history of Victoria’s charming heritage district, James Bay.

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DELUXE TOUR

60 mins – $215 CAD

(includes 5% GST)

Enjoy the perfect blend of tranquility, rejuvenation and discovery on this tour.  Meander through the beautiful garden displays and natural landscapes of Beacon Hill Park, enjoy the refreshing air off the Salish Sea waterfront and return through the charming heritage district of James Bay.

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GRAND TOUR

75 mins – $255 CAD

(includes 5% GST)

Our signature waterfront tour! Relax through the glory of Beacon Hill Park before embarking on an extended Salish Sea waterfront journey that will invigorate and refresh the senses. This tour inspires everyone and finishes with a glimpse into Victoria’s charming heritage district of James Bay.

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PREMIER TOUR

90 mins – $295 CAD

(includes 5% GST)

Create your own unforgettable horse-drawn carriage experience!  This personalized a-la-carte tour may include the magnificent Beacon Hill Park, invigorating Salish Sea waterfront, historical architecture, and opportunities to experience the unique character of local life.

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We’re Hiring!

Turn your passion for horses into a JOB!

Deepen and learn new equine skills while working with our majestic draft horses and fun-loving, supportive team.  We’re now accepting full- and part-time applications for:

  • Carriage Drivers
  • Barn Workers
  • Truck Drivers

Tour add-ons

CLYDE PLUSH HORSE

Limited edition Tally-Ho keepsake! $23.95

(includes applicable taxes)

Our “Clyde” horse is a high-quality plush replica of our beloved Clydesdale horses, complete with pulling harness. He stands approximately 7.5″ tall. Treat someone special to a special keepsake of your Tally-Ho tour! Select this add-on at checkout.

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FLORAL BOUQUET

Treat your loved one to a beautiful floral bouquet! $29.95

(includes applicable taxes)

Treat your loved one to a beautiful floral bouquet, awaiting their arrival upon check in. Bouquets contain seasonal flowers and may not be exactly as shown.  Select this add-on at checkout.

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Gift Certificates

Treat someone to a magical carriage ride through beautiful downtown Victoria!
All our tours are available as gift certificates.

Ace
Breed: Percheron
Age: 18

Horses

Percheron gelding born 1998. Prior to coming to the Tally-Ho family in 2016, Ace had been providing horse-drawn sleigh rides in Whistler, BC, for eleven years.  We call Ace our ‘Fabio’ horse, as his long flowing mane, beautiful conformation and sweet personality instantly endear him to everyone he meets.  Ace has successfully completed our training […]

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Apollo
Breed: Percheron
Age: 18

Horses

Percheron gelding born 1998. We’re excited to welcome Apollo to the Tally-Ho family! He had been providing horse-drawn sleigh rides in Whistler, BC, for eleven years prior to coming to Tally-Ho in October 2016. Apollo is a little shy as he gets to know us, but he’s starting to think we’re pretty good, kind people. […]

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Bud
Breed: Belgian
Age: 17

Horses

Bud has earned the nickname of “bull dog” as he is extremely hard working and very enthusiastic about his job. If we had a gold star for the horse that has shown the most improvement under our Natural Horsemanship program, it would be Bud who is beginning to soften and gain responsiveness to lighter requests […]

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Clay
Breed: Clydesdale
Age: 11

Horses

Clydesdale gelding born 2005; half-brother to Jerry.  When Clay is at work he is all business and loves consistency.  He’s found a great human partner in his main driver, Kaira. One of Clay’s unique physical characteristics is his blue eyes, which are rare in Clydesdales.

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Huey
Breed: Belgian
Age: 29

Horses

Belgian gelding born 1987. Huey is the kingpin of the herd: tough as nails and steady in his convictions. He’s been officially retired for a few years now, and we love having him at home each day where we get to pamper and dote on him.  As Huey still loves his job (and misses working) […]

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Jerry
Breed: Clydesdale
Age: 11

Horses

Clydesdale gelding born 2005; half-brother to Clay.  Jerry has no idea of how big and strong he is: in 2014, at the local fair, we planned to show Jerry in log skid, but when we hooked him to the dead-weight logs that the other draft horses were pulling, Jerry leaned into the weight and it […]

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Kashe
Breed: Clydesdale
Age: 16

Horses

Clydesdale gelding born 2000. Kashe absolutely loves his job at Tally-Ho! He’s first to the gate each morning with hope that it’s a work day. He’s a busy boy and is often the instigator behind play time in the paddocks. Despite his playfulness, at work Kashe is all business and is quickly becoming our new poster-child […]

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King
Breed: Percheron
Age: 17

Horses

Percheron gelding born 1999. King has been a welcome addition to the Tally-Ho family! He had been providing horse-drawn sleigh rides in Whistler, BC, for eleven years prior to coming to Tally-Ho in 2016. King is the largest horse in our herd, but you wouldn’t know it based on his incredibly sweet, kind, puppy-dog personality. […]

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Roy
Breed: Clydesdale
Age: 12

Horses

Clydesdale gelding born 2004. Roy is known for being one of the most beautiful horses we have as his conformation is near perfect for a Clydesdale. He is in training under our Natural Horsemanship program with his human partner, Brianna.  The two of them are found often goofing around on the trails near the farm, […]

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Samson
Breed: Belgian
Age: 12

Horses

Belgian gelding born 2004; son of Delilah.  We’ve affectionately nicknamed Samson“Baby Boy” due to his want for reassurance . We’ve been so thrilled with how brave he’s been to learn to work as a single carriage horse. Samson’s primary driver, Christine, developed a close, trust based relationship with him that enabled him to develop his confidence […]

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Sarge
Breed: Clydesdale
Age: 14

Horses

Clydesdale gelding born 2002. Sarge has fans from around the world who come to visit him each year and feed him carrots. He is very sweet natured, extremely intelligent, and a stunning example of the Clydesdale breed. Unlike most of our horses, Sarge loves to be clean!

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Spot
Breed: Clydesdale
Age: 9

Horses

Clydesdale gelding born 2007. Spot is the second biggest horse in the herd (next to King), but his kind eyes and sweet demeanor make you forget how truly huge he is. He loves play-time with his buddies at home and we love taking him to the park behind the farm for a little fun in […]

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Thor
Breed: Clydesdale
Age: 16

Horses

Clydesdale gelding born 2000. Thor has a keen sense of loyalty and very much picks his people. If he picks you, he will trust you implicitly and you will be rewarded with a wonderful partner. In addition to carriage work, Thor loves to get out on the trails for some riding time!

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Bud
Breed: Belgian
Age: 17

Horses

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