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 Vancouver (select hotels only) 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 Vancouver after your tour.
Please note: You must include hotel information at checkout and call tour operator ahead to confirm
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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
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
- Professional guide
- Transport by 24-passenger mini-coach
- Round-trip ferry
- Admission to Butchart Gardens
- Local taxes
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Gerald H S, August 2016
An extraordinary tour with a wonderful guide. Megan was terrific!!!!!! A very long day, but fabulous.
Reviewed by: Donna B, August 2016
This tour was first rate! We had plenty of time to walk around Victoria and to stroll around the gardens. Our guide, Tim was exceptional, narrating as we passed through different neighborhoods and sharing Vancouver history and anecdotes. Moreover, the vistas you see from the ferry are breathtaking. Take this tour-- I would do it again.