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Tour code: 3914_3B
Experience Victoria’s signature beauty on a 13-hour tour from Vancouver. Traveling by coach and ferry, you’ll witness the region’s stunning waterways and mountains en route to BC’s capital. Spend the day snapping photos and visiting the city’s top attractions like the world-famous Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre (22-hectare) haven for nature enthusiasts. This tour combines guided coach tours and free time to explore on your own.


  • Day trip to Victoria from Vancouver
  • Enjoy a scenic 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island
  • Take a sightseeing coach tour of downtown Victoria
  • Soak up free time to explore Victoria at your leisure
  • See the world-famous Butchart Gardens and capture photos of the impressive floral displays
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included (select hotels)

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What You Can Expect

Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus

Victoria Waterfront

Explore one of Canada’s most beautiful cities on this full-day tour of Victoria and Butchart Gardens. Your excursion begins with morning pickup from your select Vancouver hotel, followed by a 1.5-hour scenic ferry ride through the Gulf Islands. 

You’ll arrive in Victoria with the whole day ahead of you. Hop aboard the awaiting coach, and get a lay of the land with a guided sightseeing tour of the city’s central neighborhoods and parks. Then enjoy three hours of leisure time to grab some lunch (own expense) and visit landmarks like the Royal British Columbia Museum, Miniature World, the Bug Zoo and the IMAX Museum.

Saving the best for last, your Victoria tour concludes with a visit to Butchart Gardens. You’ll have 1.5 hours to stroll along flower-lined paths, discover the many themed gardens and admire the remarkable landscaping.

After your garden tour, head to the ferry for the relaxing ride back to Vancouver. Your 13-hour tour ends with return service to your departure point. 

Please note: Hotel information required at time of booking. Call tour operator in advance to reconfirm.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour with the coorect time that allowed us to visit Victoria's Island and also the butchart gardens without rush. Excellent customer service and very well organized.

Brigitte W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

excellent tour.

Douglas Q A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our driver was very friendly, and explained many background stories of the sights we were seeing. Very enjoyable, and long day.

William C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Was very organized and well planned. We got to the Butchart when the crowds were small and we were able to see the greatness of the gardens. The tour guide was informative and a fun person.

Nadia M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was one of the best days we had on our trip. I would do it again in a heartbeat! Kyle, our tour guide, was wonderful! Very knowledgable and friendly. Even my husband enjoyed the Butchart Gardens. It's well worth it!

Shiau Y C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

good trip

Amy E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour. Very organized. Plenty of time at each stop. Bus driver/ guide was excellent.

Tim B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016


Diane L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Very informative. Gardens were beautiful.

Gustavo L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very entertaining and informative.

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