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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

Penny W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Well led by the guide, Bazil, who relayed enticing facts. Although a long day, time was well managed. The museum displaying First Nation history is worth a visit and the Butchart Gardens are the icing on the cake.

Ron B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent trip and our guide/driver was amazing! Long day but well worth it!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour guide was very informative and pleasant. The gardens were spectacular. We had enough time to explore Victoria and have a nice lunch.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

A not to miss Tour! Our Tour Guide was very informative and provided additional Vancouver and Victoria City information enroute. Loved, loved, loved this Tour! BC Ferry ride was great. We had plenty of time in Victoria to walk in town and lunch on the wharf prior to the Garden Tour. Do not forget a water bottle and snack for the Gardens during the summer.
Of personal concern We were to confirm our scheduled Tour time upon arrival in Vancouver. I sent an email with our Vancouver Hotel information 8 days prior since we were arriving by cruise ship from Alaska. During late evening Hotel check-in, we were told the Tour Company had already phoned and confirmed our scheduled departure time for the next day. What a worry....they were very accommodating and eliminated unnecessary worry. This is an excellant and easy way to plan travel tours. Loved this beautiful and well planned Tour.

Mauricio V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

D was our guide, she was fantastic. Very long day and she was always enthusiastic. She shared nice information and kept the crowd on time.

Roger L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Driver/ Guide Rob was excellent. He gave an excellent commentary and was very well informed.
Very enjoyable day.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Entertaining, informative, lots of fun.

Tony L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Teresa V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Went Monday, June 6th. The tour was amazing! Everything from the bus pick-up to the ride to the ferry, the ferry ride itself, Butchart gardens, and the ferry and ride back to the hotel went splendidly! Couldn't have asked for a better tour guide. He was the best. :

Larisa Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

great tour, knowledgeable tour guide, everything was very efficiently organized, would recommend this tour to anyone. Had a great time! Thanks!

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