The Highlight Tour at Night - Sunset Ride
DURATION: 2 - 2.5 hours
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy
DISTANCE: 10 km
Price: $69.00 each / $44.00 with your own bike
One of the most amazing things about summers north of the 49th parallel is the sun sets late into the evening from June 1st to August 31 st. This means that the evenings is a perfect time for a bicycle ride, warm, sunny and safe for riding later into the evening.
The Highlight at Night Tour is an evening bicycle tour that takes advantage of the lovely warm and sunny evenings. If you’re in town for just the day or just a stop along the way the Highlight at Night offers you a amazing 2.5 hour tour cruise around Victoria that ends at one of Canada’s Top Restaurant where you can have a casual dinner or drink which is minutes walking to the cruise ship terminal.
Focused on seeing the most of Victoria in a 2.5 hour bicycle ride, The Highlight at Night starts off in Victoria's inner harbor, riding and stopping at attractions such as the Historic Empress Hotel, the BC Legislature and with a quiet ride through beautiful Beacon Hill Park, with stories about the people and events that have shaped this pretty colonial city nestled along the inner harbor on Vancouver Island, Canada.
The tour winds through the historic Victorian neighborhoods of James Bay followed by the exploration of the lush gardens and towering trees of Beacon Hill Park and ocean vistas of Dallas road. The tour stops to learn about Emily Carr, an icon in Canadian Art, at the Emily Carr house and then heads off to Craigdarroch Castle "Canada's Castle".
Enjoy the vistas of the Olympic Peninsula as we ride along the Strait of Juan du Fuca and then through the downtown core into historic Chinatown.
Tour ends at one of Canada’s Top restaurants Nourish Kitchen & Cafe walking distance from the cruise ship terminal with plenty of time for a delicious meal or casual drinks.
Evening tour starts at approximately 6:30pm but can fluctuate depending on cruise ship arrivals and end time can shift as the seasons progress.