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Time13 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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Offered in: English

Overview

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)
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 or Richmond hotel, followed by a 1.5-hour scenic ferry ride through the Gulf Islands. 

You’ll dock on Vancouver Island with the whole day ahead of you. Hop aboard the awaiting coach, and get a lay of the land as you travel to Victoria, around 45-minutes away. Then enjoy three hours of leisure time to grab some lunch (own expense) and visit landmarks like the Royal BC Museum, Parliament Buildings, Fairmont Empress Hotel, and Chinatown.

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.

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m
, Oct 2018

The ferry over to Victoria was beautiful. I recommend going up to the top outside deck. Beautiful scenery. It was very crowded when we went since it was Thanksgiving weekend. We ended up having lunch on the ship at the buffet on the way to Victoria. It really wasn't that much more than the cafe and you had a place to sit. Very good food at the buffet. The island had some neat shops and we watched the street performers by the marina. Our tour guide Alex was awesome. He was very informative and so helpful. The Gardens were beautiful. Amazing all the different flowers, plants and trees. Loved this tour.

A
, Oct 2018

Get trip and our guide was awesome! Well planned trip with st OP ps at the he right places and information about sites as ll along thg get way. I can't say enough good as bout our guide Rene, he made the trip. I would highly recommend. The gardens were stunning even though we went in the fall, it AXA s raised ing and th ed mist that young over the gardens made it seem surreal

S
, Sep 2018

We had a wonderful day. Rene was a great guide, and even though this was a 13 hour day, he was always helpful, attentive and informative. The scenery was amazing throughout. Would highly recommend this trip.

G
, Sep 2018

A very nice tour! Alexandra was a great tour guide and she shared a lot of interesting information and funny stories. The time was dived very well between Victoria and the gardens and we enjoyed the trip very much.

a
, Sep 2018

I like this tour. We had a full day of excursion. The bus driver picked us up at the hotel earlier than we expected. He picked up all customers and we approached the ferry. There was a little wait at the pier,you could do some shopping there. They had numerous shops. The tour bus went straight to the ferry and all passengers went up the 5th floor. We had a good tour of the city of Victoria, had some time on our own. Then we went onto the Butchart Gardens, they were very pretty, different kinds of flowers and shrubs. After the tour, we were split up to a different car to drive us back to the hotel at 9:30pm.

J
, Sep 2018

The gardens were almost magical and Breathtaking. Victoria is a beautiful city. It was a long day but worth it. Our tour guide Ed was very professional and knowledgeable and yes, funny at times!

m
, Sep 2018

My husband and I loved our tour. Our guide Janna did a wonderful job in explaining the areas we were driving through plus it’s history. She suggested a few restaurants in Victoria and took her up in Chinatown. As for Butchart Gardens the experience was beyond our expectations. It is a Must See

p
, Sep 2018

Vancouver is a growing cosmopolitan city with beautiful parks. Trip to Victoria and Butchart Gardens was highlight of trip

d
, Sep 2018

We had a great driver , Kaitlyn, that was knowledgeable and so much fun. The trivia game was a good thing to do with the group on the way home. Long day and worth the money!

S
, Sep 2018

The tour was very well handled. Our guide was knowledgable and made suggestions for restaurants, tips on visiting sites and accurate information on where to meet, times, etc. Highly recommend Jeremy and his affable way with the travelers.


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