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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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US$ 147.84
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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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US$ 136.23
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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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US$ 340.64
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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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US$ 121.47
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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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US$ 276.70
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Viator Exclusive 2-Day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at the Inn at Laurel Point

Enjoy the many attractions of Victoria, the charming capital of British Columbia, during this 2-day overnight tour from Vancouver. Take an included ferry ride to Vancouver Island, enjoying the scenery and spotting for whales on the way. Then enjoy included admission to Butchart Gardens and a short sightseeing tour before checking into a 4-star hotel in central Victoria. You’ll have the next 24 hours to spend as you wish before heading back to Vancouver on a scenic float plane ride. Your Victoria excursion also includes round-trip hotel transport from Vancouver, one night of accommodations.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 381.16
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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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US$ 349.33
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Private 3-Hour Sailing Charter in Vancouver: Sailors Delight

Join us on our 3 hour sailing tour along the English Bay, False Creek, Kitsilano Beach, UBC and the Outer Harbour. On your tour, you will enjoy West Coast style refreshments including wild salmon pate, fresh bread, seasonal fruits, and spring or sparking water. Wine and beer or custom catering is available on request. Tickets are $79 per person (minimum of 4 people) You can also personalize your sailing tour by calling today (604) 626-3837 or email info@sailinginvancouver.com!
  • 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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US$ 433.05
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Tofino 2-Day Tour from Vancouver

Known as one of the most stunning towns on Canada’s West Coast, many locals from Vancouver and other major West Coast cities escape to Tofino for peace and relaxation. This serene city lovingly calls itself the “Tree Loving Capital of the World” and is home to many local artists and unique restaurants serving West Coast cuisine. Come and learn to surf the wild waves or you can have fun watching others do so! Whether you are seeking for adventure or just to take in all nature has to offer, Tofino has something for everyone. Join one of our tours to experience why many Canadians call this town their home away from home.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 313.56
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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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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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Vancouver Island's Ultimate Full Day Whale and Wildlife Tour

Explore parts of the Salish Sea that shorter whale-spotting tours typically miss on this full-day cruise. Depart from Cowichan Bay and cruise around the Gulf Islands, sailing around whale foraging grounds, nesting sites, and seal colonies. Look out for resident orca whales and plenty of other local wildlife, including humpback whales, grey whales, sea lions, bald eagles, and harbor porpoises.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$ 214.97
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High-speed Passenger Ferry Day Trips from Vancouver to Victoria, BC, Canada

Easily accessible by V2V from downtown Vancouver directly to and from the Inner Harbor, Victoria is the perfect Day Trip! Beautiful and historic, Victoria is a fantastic place to visit. Now you can experience Victoria in a day, sailing from downtown Vancouver through the scenic Gulf Islands, Active pass and across the Salish Sea on our stylish catamaran, the V2V Empress. Wander the quaint downtown core with its British colonial architecture to shop, sight-see, visit stunning Butchart Gardens, or relax over afternoon tea. When you are done exploring, you can relax in your comfortable, reserved seat, sip on glass of wine, and let us sail you back in style directly to downtown Vancouver. No bus transfers or lengthy cab rides to and from ferry terminals needed: Comfortable and Convenient – Downtown to Downtown. Daily Departures from April 16, 2019 to September 30, 2019. Time spent in Victoria: 4.5 Hours.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Christmas Tour

Enjoy a festive buzz in British Columbia on this 12-hour Victoria and Butchart Gardens Christmas tour from Vancouver. Take a 90-minute cruise through the Gulf Islands with your guide. Watch the waves for native marine wildlife and enjoy panoramic coastal views. In Victoria, explore the vibrant shops and cafes of Government Street, Chinatown and the Inner Harbour under the twinkling Christmas lights. Visit Butchart Gardens, famous for their themed flowerbeds and attractive statues. Experience the gardens’ festive feel among the wreaths and carol-singers, and embrace the magic of Christmas!
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 170.48
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Sunset Dinner Cruise

Come aboard for an incredible sunset dinner cruise. Take in the extraordinary sights that Vancouver offers. City skyline and Mountains view topped only with a beautiful crimson sunset on the water. While onboard, enjoy a delicious three course plated Steak and Prawn Dinner. Vegetarian options available upon request! Cash bar on board.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$ 82.15
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5 hour tour Whale Watching "Whale Paradise Pacific" and Steveston IN GERMAN

Experience a group of Orca whales in their natural habitat and stroll through the old fishing village of Steveston, where time seems to have stood still. Additionally on request (surcharge): Dinner in one of the good fish restaurants right on the pier in StevestonThe drive to Steveston is about 1 hour from downtown Vancouver. The whale watching here is better by classes (90% success rate) than directly in Vancouver.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 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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US$ 417.83
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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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Private 6-Hour Sailing Charter in Vancouver: Preferred Package

Explore Vancouver’s coastline aboard your very own boat during this 6-hour sailing adventure. Meet your skipper at your boat with your private group of four to six people and set sail across English Bay, False Creek, Kitsilano Beach, UBC, and the Outer Harbour. Seasonal snacks and light refreshments are available throughout your cruise so you can sit back and enjoy the views. Take a private sailing charter along Vancouver’s coastline Avoid crowded boats and get unhindered views Enjoy snacks and light refreshments while you sail Sail through English Bay, False Creek, and more.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 120.25
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Alberni Inlet Harbour Cruise

This is a relaxing interpretive tour of the vibrant harbour, bring your camera and we will take care of the rest. Enjoy the beauty and rich marine history of Port Alberni from the comfort of the Oracle with it’s spacious front and back decks, covered flybridge, comfortable interior seating, and private washroom. Eagles, otters, sea lions, sea birds and bears are just some of the creatures we encounter on an Alberni Charters harbour cruise.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Viator Exclusive: 2-day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at The Fairmont Empress

Experience the signature beauty of British Columbia on a 2-day tour of Victoria from Vancouver. Traveling by coach, ferry, and float plane, you’ll explore the region’s many waterways, mountains, and local wildlife. Spend two days visiting the city’s top attractions, including Butchart Gardens, and snapping postcard-worthy photos. Overnight, enjoy a luxurious stay at the 4-star Fairmont Empress hotel.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • 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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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

Share the waters with whales, orcas, and more on a 3-hour wildlife watching tour. In addition to animal sightings, the aquatic adventure also offers great views of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, plus the Howe Sound. Stay warm inside the cabin, where you can purchase snacks and drinks. Your ticket comes with a whale sighting guarantee, with a free tour should you not spot any whales.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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