Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus
Explore Victoria's highlights on this small-group day trip from Vancouver. Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island and then take a sightseeing coach tour of downtown Victoria, followed by free time to explore at your own pace by foot. Your highlight will surely be world-famous Butchart Gardens, a stunning 55-acre (22-hectare) sprawl of floral gardens and a National Historic Site of Canada.
- All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- All entrance fees included
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Your tour begins with pickup from your Vancouver hotel for a scenic, relaxing 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island. Upon arrival, take a scenic drive south by comfortable coach through exclusive residential areas and parks to downtown Victoria.
You'll be given a comprehensive overview of Victoria and will then have about 3 hours of free time to explore on your own by foot. Top landmarks include the Royal British Columbia Museum, Miniture World, the Bug Zoo and the IMAX Museum.
The highlight of your tour will surely be world-famous Butchart Gardens. A National Historic Site of Canada, this 55-acre (22-hectare) sprawl of floral gardens offers endless stunning views. During your 1.5 hours of free time, stroll down the winding walkways and capture photos of this impressive landscape.
You'll be taken back to your Vancouver hotel after your tour.
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Tour departs from downtown Vancouver hotels
Returns to original departure point at approximately 9pm
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Departs at 7am. Duration is 14 hours
Departs at 8am. Duration is 13 hours
Departs at 9am. Duration is 12 hours
Butchart Gardens, Victoria
- Professional guide
- Transport by 24-passenger mini-coach
- Round-trip ferry
- Admission to Butchart Gardens
- Local taxes
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
Reviewed by: Heike R, May 2015
Fortunatly it was early in the season and we only had a group of 12. Pick-up and drop off at the hotels was done in 2 seperate vehicles, so it went very quicknot having to stop at all hotels. Sheldon our tour guide was awesome! It was a fantastic day trip! Sadly you can only put so much in 12hours. Next time I would go overnight, to get to see some more of Victoria.
Reviewed by: Darvin M, March 2015
It was great. We where picked up promptly at our hotel. Rene, our driver was fantastic. He took us on a short tour of Vancover on our way to the ferry. The Buchart Gardens where beautiful. The ferry ride was cool. Rene provided us with all kinds of info. He made us all feel comfortable with each other. I was amazed that he could remember all of our names. It was the best part of our vacation in Vancover.