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  • Location:Vancouver, Canada
  • Duration:13 hours (approx.)

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.

Highlights

  • Day trip to Victoria from Vancouver
  • Enjoy a scenic 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island
  • Take a sightseeing coach tour of downtown Victoria
  • Enjoy free time to explore Victoria at your leisure
  • Explore 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

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

Customer Reviews

Dorothy G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excellent tour, great guide. Sadly it rained at Butchart Gardens, but they were still spectacular. Much enjoyed the day, though long, and would highly recommend it. D. Gilbert

David D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

excellent guide and great places to visit. The ferry trip across was a good experience

Edna B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We only had one day to spend in Vancouver and this tour was perfect for us! The bus picked us up at our hotel and the tour and driver kept us entertained all day!

dmorgancox

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great day out, driver was very friendly, helpful and informative making the whole trip a really enjoyable day. Only point of note was our pickup time was a little delayed due to the fact that we were the last one's to be picked up and there had been a delay at a previous hotel, not the drivers fault and a.phone call to the office soon cleared up why we were waiting while other trips were leaving.

Carolin H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This tour was the successful final of my Vancouver experience. The bus pick-up and drop-off went very smoothly and our guide Richard was very nice knowledgable. The ferry trip was amazing but we were also lucky with the weather. Butchart Gardens were even in November a delight - the Sunken Garden is a must-see! Thanks for this very nice trip!

Craig A M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Wonderful tour.
Steve was a fantastic tour guide! Does he ever run out of energy? He created a wonderful experience for us.
Thank you!

Janell E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Fantastic tour! Our tour guide, Brent, was a big reason why this tour was so great. He clearly loves his job and is really great at it! He was extremely organized, helpful, patient, friendly, and provided a wide variety of interesting information throughout the tour. We were able to stay on schedule and get the most out of our day. He was also very accommodating of passenger requests.
This tour was a good value. I would definitely recommend it. Ask for Brent!

Karen R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great day

Ramiro R C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This is a great way to to see flowers and fantastic views, take your time and smell the roses and all the other flowers

Andreas I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Butchart Gardens was very good. The Tourguide was very excelent too !! OK Victoria it is ok, but not so the highlight at my Vancouver trip.

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