This day-long guided cycling adventure incorporates the best of cycling trail networks and quiet country roads that make Victoria the undisputed “Cycling Capital of Canada”. Add in locally operated Wineries, Cideries and even a Ginnery and you have aContinue Reading
Leaving directly from the Inner Harbour offices of Great Pacific Adventures, guides will lead you on an excellent ride around Greater Victoria, through the vibrant and historic Inner Harbour core, along the spectacular Victoria waterfront, into gorgeous and idyllic OakContinue Reading
Without a doubt, the Gardens are Victoria's most visited landmark. The vast beauty of the Butchart Gardens is world famous, and entirely accessible by bicycle right from downtown Victoria. Our one-way drop off service is an excellent way to seeContinue Reading
The naturally flowing, cool mountain water of the Sooke River carves out the unique “potholes” swimming area, miles away from the crowds and the city life. This is the starting point of a self-guided cycling adventure that will take youContinue Reading
This full day tour winds though some of Victoria’s best cycling routes. We begin in historic James Bay. This quaint seaside village includes the childhood home of Emily Carr, one of Canada’s most famous artists. After cycling through Beacon HillContinue Reading
Vancouver Island bike tours in spring in the region. April: Gardens Awake During April, home gardeners are hard at work to repair the damage winter caused to their yards. As you cycle through Victoria’s residential neighbourhoods, you will see people plant flowers and tend to their trees. Residents here are proud of their gardens, and [...]
It’s one of those rare but glorious sunny March days in Victoria. People are called out by the appearance of this shy orange ball in the sky and start gathering in parks, squares and public places. In Victoria, March is cherry blossom time. In Japan, they have a cherry blossom festival called hanami (literally, “flower [...]
When you walk into our bike rental shop, you’ll find that we have three types of bikes for rent: mountain, road and hybrid (also known as “urban”). Which one should you choose? It depends on what kind of ride you plan on having. Here’s a short primer so you know what to expect when you [...]
This is an excellent adventure that gives participants a taste of the best of everything that makes Vancouver Island and the West Coast of Canada one of the most popular destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. Departing from Victoria and utilizing our regional trails and sections of the Trans Canada trail this tour completes a full circle of Southern Vancouver Island from coast to coast...
Part of the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, this portion of Greater Victoria's network of reclaimed railway line and commuter trails has been transformed into a popular recreational corridor. This selection from our itinerary of cycle-tours offers a one-way drop off service to Sidney where cyclists will traverse bird sanctuaries, active farmlands, seaside trails and train trestles back to Victoria.
Savour the picturesque beauty of three of our world famous Southern Gulf Islands: Mayne Island, Pender Island and Salt Spring Island. This adventure begins and ends in Victoria, BC, the Cycling Capital of Canada. It uses only the best high-quality bicycles and combines trails, roads, BC Ferries and van escort.