Victoria Craigdarroch Castle Excursion Reviews

This beautiful Victoria-era mansion makes for a lovely visit.
My husband loved the architechture
Sail Date: June 2016
My husband loved the architechture
My husband loved the architechture Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
I would give it five stars, but with the late arrival it was really dark at the castle and we ...
Sail Date: August 2015
I would give it five stars, but with the late arrival it was really dark at the castle and we missed seeing the stained glass that is a real feature of the building.
I would give it five stars, but with the late arrival it was really dark at the castle and we missed seeing the stained glass that is a real feature of the building. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Nice house - we enjoyed the walk there from the ship more than anything.
Sail Date: June 2015
Nice house - we enjoyed the walk there from the ship more than anything.
Nice house - we enjoyed the walk there from the ship more than anything. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
The castle was really nice .
Sail Date: June 2015
The castle was really nice . I loved the stained glass windows .
The castle was really nice . I loved the stained glass windows . Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Victoria was a quaint town with a lot to see and do.
Sail Date: May 2014
Victoria was a quaint town with a lot to see and do. If you're a history buff a tour of Craigdarroch Castle is worthwhile. The grounds are lovely and the castle well maintained providing a window to the past.
Victoria was a quaint town with a lot to see and do. If you're a history buff a tour of Craigdarroch Castle is worthwhile. The grounds are lovely and the castle well maintained providing a window to the past. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Our final port was a brief, 4.5 hour, stop in Victoria, Canada.
Sail Date: July 2013
Our final port was a brief, 4.5 hour, stop in Victoria, Canada. Not having obtained much information on Victoria in advance, we chose to book the Craigdarroch Castle and City Highlights tour through the ship. Victoria is an absolutely ... Read More
Our final port was a brief, 4.5 hour, stop in Victoria, Canada. Not having obtained much information on Victoria in advance, we chose to book the Craigdarroch Castle and City Highlights tour through the ship. Victoria is an absolutely gorgeous town and I would have loved to have had at least a full day there. Our tour guide was Chris, and you could tell he truly enjoyed sharing his city with us. The castle, built in 1890, is a magnificent 25,572 square feet, with 4 floors and 17 fireplaces. Youre completely on your own to walk through all 4 floors of exquisite stained glass, intricate woodwork and lavish Victorian-era furnishings. Chris then drove us through the city, pointing out highlights and stopping to allow photographs. When the tour was over there was not enough time to go into town on our own (it was also nearly 11:00pm, so nothing much would have been open anyhow). Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Carnival Cruise Line
For those who love old houses with great architecture and colorful histories, the castle tour is a ...
Sail Date: May 2013
For those who love old houses with great architecture and colorful histories, the castle tour is a must. Note that there is a lot of walking and climbing of a steep street, so one should be reasonably fit. The city part of the tour pointed ... Read More
For those who love old houses with great architecture and colorful histories, the castle tour is a must. Note that there is a lot of walking and climbing of a steep street, so one should be reasonably fit. The city part of the tour pointed out the places of interest, but we didn't have a whole lot of time to explore since we were in port for only a few hours. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
This mansion is lovely but is still in progress with the restoration.
Sail Date: August 2012
This mansion is lovely but is still in progress with the restoration. Lovely to visit though and I don't regret it at all. I do wish that they mentioned the walk up hill to get to it from the bus. They do mention the 87 steps in the ... Read More
This mansion is lovely but is still in progress with the restoration. Lovely to visit though and I don't regret it at all. I do wish that they mentioned the walk up hill to get to it from the bus. They do mention the 87 steps in the house but neglect to mention the 2 blocks uphill. It's a self guided tour once you get off the bus so you have a lot of reading to do. There are people in the 'castle' that can answer questions. No gift shop at this venue. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
A fun and short tour that satisfies (if you like castles).
Sail Date: June 2012
A fun and short tour that satisfies (if you like castles).
A fun and short tour that satisfies (if you like castles). Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International