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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour

Enjoy round-trip travel from Vancouver to Victoria, and discover top attractions in British Columbia on this Victoria and Butchart Gardens day trip from Victoria. Take the ferry to Vancouver Island, and enjoy fine views over the beautiful Gulf Islands. Dock in Swartz Bay, and visit the famous Butchart Gardens. Explore the grounds at your leisure, and admire the vibrant floral displays. Then, head through Chinatown and the Inner Harbour into downtown Victoria and spend free time discovering sites, including the Royal BC Museum and the BC Legislature.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria

Torn between a day of city sightseeing and nature excursions? Do it all on this full-day tour of Victoria! From Vancouver, cruise the Strait of Georgia for some epic whale-watching, take a self-guided tour of Victoria and soak up the perfumed beauty of Butchart Gardens! At the end of your full day, relax and take in stunning coastal mountain views as you cruise back to Vancouver at dusk.
  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

You’re visiting Vancouver and want to experience the natural wonders outside the city. Avoid the hassle of renting a car with this day trip that shows off BC's fjords, inlets, and mountains, with included transportation and a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola. A guide provides commentary on the drive, and you'll enjoy photo stops as well as free time in Whistler Village.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kicking Horse River Whitewater Rafting

Experience a thrilling whitewater rafting adventure and fantastic scenery on the Kicking Horse River during this half-day tour from Banff, Canmore or Lake Louise. During your 2-2.5 hour ride, you’ll paddle a calm section of the river before plunging into the canyon’s exhilarating class 4+ rapids, finishing with a post-rafting BBQ lunch (provided after AM tours and before PM tours). The tour includes optional pickup and drop-off in Banff, Canmore or Lake Louise, all necessary river equipment, safety briefing and professional river guides. Please note: This is an adult beginners trip for participants aged 12 years and up.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whales & Fly: Whale Watching from Vancouver to Victoria & Return Seaplane Flight

Go on an adventure by sea, land, and sky on this full-day whale-watching experience in Victoria from Vancouver, including a return flight to Vancouver by seaplane. First board a boat, and hit the water in search of whales and other marine life. Then, explore the city of Victoria on your own before hopping in a seaplane for a flight from Victoria and Vancouver, overlooking the Gulf Islands.
  • Duration: 7 to 12 hours
  • Duration: 7 to 12 hours
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4-Day Vancouver Island Explorer Tour from Vancouver

Enjoy a trip to Vancouver Island and experience the authentic wilderness of west coast British Columbia. This 4 day tour of Vancouver Island includes 2 nights in the little fishing village of Tofino, and 1 night in Victoria, British Columbia's provincial capital. We’ll stop along the way to see Vancouver Island's best scenery of idyllic clear lakes, giant old-growth trees, and picturesque waterfalls. And with a free day in Tofino, there’s time for whale watching, surfing, relaxing on the beach, and more!Moose tours are designed for 18 to 35 year olds, but we welcome all adventurous travellers that are 18+.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Seaplane and Speed Boat

Experience beautiful and renowned Butchart Gardens, plus the quaint city of Victoria, British Columbia, on this all-day tour from Vancouver. Enjoy a relaxing, scenic seaplane ride through the picturesque Gulf Islands en route to Victoria, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Explore the seemingly endless array of floral displays at Butchart Gardens, then visit some of Victoria’s best places. This tour includes all transportation — including a speedboat return — and admission to Butchart Gardens.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Helicopter and Speed Boat

While in Canada, experience Victoria’s wide selection of outdoor activities, and see the beauty of the Butchart Gardens on this guided tour by air, land, and water from Vancouver. First, take a helicopter flight over the Gulf Islands to spend some free time in the Garden City. See the Butchart Gardens before hopping on a speedboat cruise back to Vancouver.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise

Make the most of your time in breathtaking British Columbia with an unforgettable 2-hour Howe Sound Sea Safari! Choose from three different routes and hope aboard a 30-ft (10-m) custom, high-speed boat, to view stunning natural attractions like the cliffs of Anvil Island, cheeky seals at Pam Rocks and the Bowen Island caves. Get out of the city and experience the splendor of Horseshoe Bay and the Strait of Georgia. Great for ages five and up!
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vancouver Island's Ultimate Full Day Whale and Wildlife Tour

Come and explore the Salish Sea with us! Our full day whale and wildlife tours are perfect for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. The full day tour enables us to explore parts of the Salish Sea that most people don't get to explore. Our 8 Hour whale watching cruise that will focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales and Minke Whales. You will also encounter Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Harbour Seals, Dalls and Harbour Porpoise as well as a myriad of marine birds on your whale watching eco-tour. We will focus on spending time in areas where there are fewer boats viewing the wildlife.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

Explore the beauty that is British Columbia on this half-day whale-watching excursion from Telegraph Cove Resort. Step aboard the flagship vessel ‘Ocean Magic’ for the adventure of a lifetime. In true comfort and style, the crew is excited to explore the local waters in search of the majestic wildlife that floods the local waters here in the summer months. Enjoy views of the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, and Howe Sound while learning about the local geology and marine life along the way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing

See Vancouver's dramatic skyline from the water on a small-group cruise in an inflatable Zodiac boat that accommodates 12 passengers. You'll navigate Vancouver Harbour, Burrard Inlet, English Bay, and False Creek, spotting some of the city's top sites and landmarks along the way. And since Vancouver Harbour is home to bald eagles, harbor seals, and dolphins, keep your camera ready and watch for wildlife as you hit speeds up to 30 mph (48 kph).
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

This adventure is a 3 to 4 hour fully-guided whale watching, wildlife and sunset viewing tour departing from Downtown Victoria on Ocean Magic II - a comfortable, semi-covered, custom-built express cruiser. Your adventure will be ending when the sun goes down and will be an experience to remember!
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ucluelet Harbour Kayaking Tour

3 Hour Tour ~ The sheltered waters of the Ucluelet harbour offer an ideal location for an introduction to sea kayaking. Our tours depart from the beach at our Vancouver Island kayaking centre. There are many options for this tour, we may paddle up to a beautiful hidden waterfall, experience and learn about the local fish hatchery, or explore the outer harbour limits.The harbour is full of wildlife; watch for black bears along the shoreline, rich intertidal life beneath your kayak and eagles circling overhead. Harbour seals pop their heads up to watch us paddle by and sea lions bark to us from the fishing docks along the water’s edge. Historic old pre-wartime houses, big steel fishing boats and old wooden trollers tell the story of this quaint fishing village.Ucluelet is one of the most accessible ports on the west coast of Vancouver Island where you can experience the geography, the rich sea life and wildlife, and have an excellent paddling opportunity.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching with Return to Vancouver by Seaplane

Get up close with the killer whales between Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia on this guided, full-day, whale-watching cruise. Climb aboard one of the finest whaling vessels in the industry to interact with a variety of whale species. See a wide variety of wildlife, like porpoises, seals, sea lions, bald eagles, blue herons and more. Then spend the afternoon exploring beautiful Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. At the end of the day, return to Vancouver by seaplane. Vancouver hotel or residence pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching & Butchart Gardens with Return by SpeedBoat

Go whale watching, and explore Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Vancouver Island on this day trip from Vancouver. Combine two activities into one day in the Gulf Islands, and then return to Vancouver via speedboat, cutting the return trip to just two hours.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Victoria Day Tour from Vancouver

A visit to Vancouver is not complete without a trip to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. This 14-hour combo tour first takes you through the Gulf Islands aboard a BC Ferry and then back on land on a coastal drive through James Bay, the Trans Canada Highway and Fisherman’s Wharf. Wind through downtown Victoria aboard a comfy coach and admire top landmarks including the historic Empress Hotel, the Parliament buildings and the Inner Harbour. The tour includes free time in Victoria before you’re transported back to Vancouver.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Duration: 14 hours
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Kicking Horse River Rafting Mild Family Adventure

Brave the fun but relatively calm waters of the Kicking Horse River on this 1-hour rafting expedition, catered specifically for families with younger children. Join your guide on the leisurely Class 1 and Class 2 rapids found along a stretch of this premier rafting river, before taking a break for a BBQ lunch and some beach volleyball. Your excursion also includes all rafting equipment plus an optional hotel pickup and drop-off from Canmore, Banff or Lake Louise. Please note: This is a family trip for families with children aged 6 - 11 years.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Electric Boat Tour of Coal Harbour

Welcome to the world of Electric Boats and Coal Harbour’s new water experience!  Our new 10 passenger 100% Electric Boats (by Duffy) are luxuriously appointed and create zero air and water pollution. Glide over the water and enjoy this relaxing experience aboard one of our ultra quiet Electric boats while listening to the Captain Guide narrating an informative 60-minute tour. Learn what makes Vancouver so spectacular as you sail past Coal Harbour, Stanley Park and the Port of Vancouver with stunning views of the North Shore mountains and Vancouver City skyline. Highlights include: • Silently glide through the water on 100% electric boats • 60-minute live narrated tours dive deep into the history of Vancouver including architectural facts, landmarks and Indigenous history. • Amazing front row seats to seaplanes landing and taking off, harbour wildlife such as seals and blue herons and the bustling cruise ship terminal.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Sea to Sky Gondola Private Tour

Get personalized attention on this private half-day sea to sky gondola tour in Vancouver. Round-trip transportation from your Vancouver hotel means no need to rent a car; you can take in the scenery on the Sea to Sky Corridor, ending up in Squamish. Step onto the Sea to Sky Gondola for a ride featuring panoramic views. You'll have access to all the area's daily activities, including yoga, hiking trails, and special events. Your private guide will remain with you at all times, providing navigation and engaging commentary.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sea Safari Tour from Vancouver

Leave the bustle of Vancouver for an evening on the water with the local wildlife for company. The rigid inflatable watercraft provides a comfortable ride as you circle the sound, located beside one of the southernmost fjords north of the equator. The tour takes you around many of the islands of Howe Sound, and gives you views of wild life in their natural habitat.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wet & Wild Elaho Exhilarator & Sea to Sky Gondola Combo from Squamish

The Wet & Wild Elaho Exhilarator and Sea-to-Sky Gondola combo is a full-day adventure trip that features rafting on big waves, outstanding scenery and lots of laughs, along with amazing views and trails at the peak of the Gondola. It’s an ideal outdoor activity for beginners, thrill seekers, and anyone looking to get away from the stress of everyday life to  adventure in nature.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Nanaimo Bungy Jump

Take the leap of a lifetime on this bungy-jump tour at WildPlay Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Feel the adrenaline rush as you plummet 150 feet from a trestle bridge over the Nanaimo River. With help from a certified Jump Master, you choose from six levels and 15 styles for your initial jump and work your way up from there. Start with the Swan Dive and earn bragging rights with the Big Bobowski. Want proof of your fearlessness? Upgrade to include a GoPro that captures your experience on camera.
  • Duration: 15 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Bowen Explorer Sea Safari Tour

Take a sea safari around the islands of Howe Sound. This is your opportunity to see the rugged coastlines and mountains and spot local wildlife. Seals, sea lions, bald eagles and more call this area home. There will be a stop at Snug Harbour where you have the choice of disembarking to tour the charming shops and cafes (return at your leisure via ferry) or stay on the boat to return with the tour.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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