Shopping Tours

Allow me, That Girl in Victoria to show you around my beautiful city to introduce you to some eclectic and wonderful shops and businesses where you will find Unique and local products from Vancouver Island, British Columbia and Canada. These tours are a great mix of Sight Seeing and Shopping combined.

Charming Victoria

This tour is ideal if this is your first Visit to Victoria and perhaps are on limited time. During this Walking tour, you will get a great overview of Downtown Victoria with fun facts and historical stories of some of our most famous buildings and the characters who shaped Victoria at the turn of the century. You’ll discover a wide variety of locally owned boutiques promoting Books, Art, Fashion -new and Vintage, Jewelry, Shoes and fashion accessories, organic and natural body products and many items specific to Vancouver Island, British Columbia or Canada. We’ll wander through Bastion Square artisan market and saunter in and out of Shops along the Hip street dubbed “LOJO”. Visit the Canada’s oldest China town and the narrowest alley in North America and learn the scandalous history while browsing the wonderfully quirky shops.

A great tour to wander casually through Charming Victoria – Special Tour discounts are offered by many Shops along this Tour.

Hot Tip: if you are an artist, bring your favorite design and have some runners custom-made with your art!

Duration: 3 hours (this downtown tour is robust an extended tour time of 1 hour is recommended)

Price: Flat rate of $300 up to 6 people (this is a group rate – not/per person)  Extend Tour time – add $98/hour (dependant on availability) Cruise ship pick ups are subject to “Port fee” of $5/person (to be paid on your tour date)

Pick up and Drop off:  Any Hotel/Accommodations within Greater Victoria area. Walking tours meeting Point at the Visitors Information Center at 812 Wharf Street, Victoria.

Inclusions: That Girl in Victoria Private VIP Shop discount list/ Re-usable Shopping Bag / bottled water

Exclusions: Admissions to attractions/ Additional Food & Beverage

Transport: Lincoln Navigator for up to 6 people. Groups more than 6 require special transportation arrangements.

Notes: This Tour is primarily a Walking tour with mostly flat city sidewalks. 1 shop has age restriction of 19 – ID required.

Customize this tour with a Tea & Chocolate tasting or a special treat from the best French baker in town or maybe you’ll enjoy Traditional English Afternoon tea? (additional charges apply, details to be established in advance)

Visit another area of Victoria:  Fisherman’s Wharf/ Beacon Hill Park/ Craigdarroch Castle/ Government House / Abkhazi Gardens / Butchart Gardens / Wine tastings.

Have more than 6 people?  No problem, just contact That Girl for arrangements

Quaint Villages Tour

So, you’ve wandered through the Downtown Victoria already and now you are curious to see how the Local’s live and where we shop? This is the perfect tour for you.

This driving tour will include a scenic drive along the Ocean through some of Victoria’s most prestigious and charming idyllic neighborhoods. Along this route we will stop at Beacon Hill Park and take advantage of some incredible views of the city, Olympic Mountains and the Juan de Fuca Strait.  Drive through the most beautiful and oldest Golf Course in Canada and stop at the Marina to feed the seals.

Oak Bay Village will be the main attraction on this tour, where you will find Old World Charm in Modern day form with shops and restaurants housed in Historic Victorian era buildings. Time for more? We’ll take a detour to another village depending on time and shopping wishes a tour through any of the following villages will surely not disappoint: Cook Street, Fernwood, Estevan.

This tour is a relaxed experience soaking up the West Coast Beauty and sauntering through village neighborhood shops, perhaps a stop at the Marina for a glass of wine or even an easy walk along a sandy beach. Your Tour – Your pace.

Shopping may include: Books, Once Loved, Art, Local Artisans and jewelry, Specialty wine, tea and food products, Gift shops, Fashion – New and Vintage, Shoes, Handbags and Accessories, Pet shops, Home décor, specialty kids shops (Markets on select dates)

Duration: 3 hours

Price: Flat rate of $300 up to 6 people (this is a group rate – not/per person)  Extend Tour time – add $98/hour (dependant on availability) Cruise ship pick ups are subject to “Port fee” of $5/person (to be paid on your tour date)

Pick up and Drop off:  Any Hotel/Accommodations within Greater Victoria area.

Inclusions: That Girl in Victoria Private VIP Shop discount list/ Re-usable Shopping Bag / bottled water

Exclusions: Admissions to attractions/ Additional Food & Beverage

Transport: Lincoln Navigator. Pick up at Hotel/Accomodations within Greater Victoria. Cruise ship pick ups are subject to “Port fee” of $5/person.

Notes: Some stops will have small amounts of rough terrain, a pair good running shoes are recommended. The views are well worth it.

Customize this tour:  Visit to Craigdarroch Castle or Government House or perhaps Lunch with a beautiful seaside view or a stroll through the wonderful Abkhazi Estate Gardens and maybe even finish your tour with a traditional English afternoon tea. Touring on a Saturday morning – let’s include the Moss Street Market! (additional charges apply, details to be established in advance)

Additional city exploration? The extended Villages tour can include Cadboro Bay and Mattick Farms with a stop for lunch at a Beachside restaurant or even a picnic on a sandy beach as a customizable option. Enjoy golf? How about a quick 9 holes on an incredible scenic gem of a par 3 course. – These additional Village neighborhoods are ideal for newcomers to Victoria.
(additional charges apply, details to be established in advance)

Have more than 6 people?  No problem, just contact That Girl

Sidney by the Sea Shopping Tour

Sidney by the Sea is a lovely Sea Side town about 40 minutes outside of Victoria and includes some of my favorite places to shop for Fashion, shoes and accessories – New and Vintage or Once Loved. But let’s not limit the shopping fun, you’ll also discover cool boutiques selling Sweets, Books, Antiques and Art, Home Décor and fantastic gifts. A walk along the Seaside board walk is a must.
This tour can also be booked in the late afternoon on Thursdays to include the popular Sidney Summer Market between 5:30 – 8:30. Summer fun for Music, Food and of course great local unique artisan shopping.

 

A Visit to Sidney is a perfect combination with a Tour of the famous Butchart Gardens and to elevate this tour experience we can stop at a number of Vineyards or Apple orchards for Wine/Cider or Gin tastings.

Shopping may include: Books, Once Loved, Art, Local Artisans and jewelry, Specialty wine, tea and food products, Gift shops, Fashion – New and Vintage, Shoes, Handbags and Accessories, Pet shops, Home décor, specialty kids shops (Markets on select dates)

Duration: 3 hours

Price: Flat rate of $300 up to 6 people (this is a group rate – not/per person)  Extend Tour time – add $98/hour (dependant on availability) Cruise ship pick ups are subject to “Port fee” of $5/person (to be paid on your tour date)

Pick up and Drop off:  Any Hotel/Accommodations within Greater Victoria area.

Inclusions: That Girl in Victoria Private VIP Shop discount list/ Re-usable Shopping Bag / bottled water

Exclusions: Admissions to attractions/ Additional Food & Beverage

Transport: Lincoln Navigator. Pick up at Hotel/Accommodations within Greater Victoria. Cruise ship pick ups are subject to “Port fee” of $5/person.

Notes: The drive from Victoria to Butchart/Sidney is 30-45 minutes.

Customize this tour With a Lunch or Dinner at a Seaside restaurant. Or add wine/cider or Gin tasting. (additional charges apply)

Have more than 6 people?  No problem, just contact That Girl for arrangements

NEW!!

 

Tours in Development – available on special request

 

It’s a GUY Thing
Focus on Men’s fashion, Gadgets and Toys, Cigars… just to name a few

Vintage Vibe Tour
Once loved fashion, Furniture and Home décor.

No business like SHOE business
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ust Shoes Please

NO SHOPPING!
WHAT? Just want to explore Victoria with local? You betcha!!

About ‘That Girl’

Victoria is my home and I love to share all of my discoveries and favourite places to Eat, Play and Shop with Visitors and Friends. Supporting LOCAL Artists and Businesses is my focus. If you are a visitor, or already a resident, I invite you to explore everything there is to know about Victoria, BC with me.

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