Horse Drawn Carriage Tours
Tally-Ho offers a choice of six different horse-drawn carriage tours throughout the city of Victoria BC, Canada:
Carriages seat up to 6 people. Note that routes are subject to change to ensure the safety of humans and horses at all times. Downtown tours are subject to availability on the day of your tour and cannot be confirmed ahead of time.
Gift Certificates Available!
What do you buy for someone that seemingly has everything? Tally-Ho gift certificates are the perfect solution! Give the gift of time with friends and family or bring back the memories of riding a Tally-Ho as a kid. Gift Certificates are available through our secure on-line reservation system, or contact us for more details.
The title says it all. On this tour, see a glimpse of Victoria’s character buildings and an incredible view of the British Columbia Legislature. See beautiful gardens in historic James Bay.
Travel into the heart of historic James Bay, one of Vancouver Island’s oldest residential districts. See amazing heritage buildings, including the 1871 birthplace of Emily Carr, stunning stained glass windows and delightful gardens. The invigorating smell of salt air and the beauty of the Strait of Juan de Fuca will take your breath away as your carriage turns to roll down Dallas Road. Enjoy the panoramic view of the body of water separating Vancouver Island from the United States of America, while gazing at the snow-capped Olympic Mountain Range in Washington State. The tour finishes with a spectacular view of the British Columbia Legislature.
Subject to availability, this tour may instead guide you through historic downtown, introducing you to the history of Old Towne Victoria, and showing you North America’s second oldest China Town. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Victoria’s downtown shopping streets and inner harbour from the comfort of your relaxing carriage ride.
Escape the noise and traffic of downtown by taking this popular tour. Pass by the totem poles of Thunderbird Park, as well as historical buildings including St Ann’s Academy, a magnificent 1871 Catholic school, as you make your way into Beacon Hill Park. Relax in 155 acres of breathtaking land with natural, wild areas, as well as manicured, stunning floral gardens and elegant fountains. On the way back into town, ride through historic James Bay, passing heritage homes dating back to the 1800s. Finish the tour with a spectacular view of the British Columbia Legislature.
Combine the fabulous Beacon Hill Park tour with the breathtaking waterfront views of Washington’s snow-capped Olympic Mountain Range. Upon leaving Beacon Hill Park, this tour takes a longer route back to town. Enjoy the panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca as your carriage rolls down the Dallas Road waterfront. Finish the tour with the heritage buildings of the historic James Bay district and the marvellous British Columbia Legislature Buildings.
This tour can be modified to suit your particular interests, upon request and subject to availability. For the first hour, experience the deluxe tour: see Thunderbird Park, St. Ann’s Academy, Beacon Hill Park, the waterfront of Dallas Road and the heritage buildings of historic James Bay. Your carriage may then tour up into the heart of downtown Victoria, revealing the busy shopping streets, the characteristic buildings of Old Towne, and North America’s second oldest China Town; journeying back along the inner harbour, passing the famous Empress Hotel, and the handsome British Columbia Legislature. Alternatively, you may travel through one of Victoria’s most beautiful residential areas, Rockland, and pass either the historic Craigdarroch Castle or the beautiful gardens of Government House.
(Requires 24 hour advance notice)
Enjoy a romantic carriage ride through the city of Victoria. Bring your loved one and relax to the gentle sound of the hoof beat while rolling through beautiful Beacon Hill Park. Experience the breathtaking views of the waterfront of Vancouver Island while overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the snow-capped Olympic Mountain Range. Together, enjoy the serenity of peaceful James Bay, surrounded by historical Victorian homes and splashes of colorful stained glass windows. This tour, including either flowers or chocolates, is the perfect way to say “I love you”.