Victoria, BC, a port of call for many Alaska Cruises is now offering Bike Rentals by a new business, Victoria Bike Rentals. During the months from May to September renting a bike is a great way to see the city.
Victoria is a very bike-friendly city and renting a bike allows cruise passengers to see a great deal of the city including Beacon Hill Park, Victoria's beautiful coast line, James Bay Heritage Neighbourhood, Fisherman's Wharf, the Historic Downtown and Harbour districts including the Empress Hotel and Legislative buildings, Craigdarroch Castle. Depending on arrival time of your ship it is also possible to visit Butchart Gardens.
Biking the city allows the opportunity to visit whichever attractions appeal to you most, while traveling at your own pace and stopping wherever you wish.
Bike Rentals will include a complimentary lock, map, helmet and basket. The provided bikes are also capable of carrying up to 50 pounds of luggage / souvenir purchases.