Photowalk Victoria has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions for your convience. If you have any other questions that are not on this page, please let us know.

Where does the Photowalk start and end?

Victoria Inner Harbour will begin and end at the Victoria Visitors Information Centre (812 Wharf St)

Chinatown will begin at the main entrance at the corner of Fisgard St and Government St (in the open area outside Starbucks) (1689 Government St)

How much does it cost?

Victoria Inner Harbour (2 hours) - $75
Chinatown (1.5 hours) - $65
Private (2 hours) - $80

You can book here. Private sessions are also available by calling 778-887-5455.

What do I bring?

You will need to bring your camera (preferably a DSLR), appropriate clothing for the weather and your eagerness to learn.

What happens if we have bad weather?

If the weather is not suitable, your Lead Photographer will contact you using the email address you provided and you will receive a full refund. Please be aware that the Photowalk will still continue in light rain and will not be canceled.

What happens if it’s raining?

It is very normal for rain in the Victoria area and as such, the Photowalk will not be canceled unless the rain is heavy and unsuitable for a fun experience. This will be determined by your Lead Photographer.

How long is the Photowalk?

Photowalks range between 1.5 to 2 hours depending on which photowalk experience you choose.

How do I cancel my Photowalk reservation?

You can cancel your Photowalk up to 24 hours before the time of the booking and you will be fully refunded. If you cancel within the 24 hours, no refund will be given.

If you booked online, please use the links provided to go through the cancellation process or contact us to help you with your cancellation. Contact Us

Does Photowalk Victoria rent cameras?

We do not rent cameras at this time.  We recommend using your own camera so you can get experience with your camera.  Our lead photographers have various experience on different models of camera and should have no trouble answering most of your questions about photography using your camera.

Who will be leading the Photowalk?

One of our professional Lead Photographers will be with you during your Photowalk. Our main photographer is Tim Townley and occasionally will have guest photographers leading the Photowalk.

Each of our Lead Photographers is very experienced and can help you throughout the Photowalk.

Where can I park if I’m driving?

There are many places around the Visitor Information Centre that provide pay parking. The closest lot available it at 900 Wharf St.

If you are participating in the Chinatown Photowalk, use one of the many street parking loctions or the pay parking lot at the corner of Fisgard St and Store St.

What day’s are the Photowalk?

You can view all available Photowalk dates on the Calendar page or on the Book Now Page.

Can I book a private Photowalk?

Yes, Photowalks are available in private sessions if requested. Please call 778-887-5455 to make arrangements.

Can I book a group?

Yes, we customize our group Photowalks for each group. Bookings can be made over the phone by calling 778-887-5455.

What locations does Photowalk Victoria offer?

Please take a look at our Photowalk Locations page to see which areas are being offered for Photowalks.