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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver

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Overview
Visit Victoria and Butchart Gardens from Vancouver on a full-day tour that takes care of booking transport and offers a flexible mix of guided and independent time. You’ll have gorgeous views of the Gulf Islands while crossing to Vancouver Island, enjoy time to stroll Butchart Gardens, then head to Victoria’s waterside downtown to browse shops and historic architecture.
Highlights
  • Ferry cruise through the Gulf Islands means wildlife watching
  • Outdoor decks and enclosed cabins ensure a great trip in any weather
  • Flexible combo: guided tour of Vancouver Island with free time to explore
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at selected Vancouver hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Vancouver, then board a ferry at Tsawwassen for the beautiful trip to Vancouver Island, watching for eagles, sea lions, and whales as you cruise. Upon arrival on the island, head to Butchart Gardens, whose network of themed gardens wrap around a massive dancing fountain. Following your time in Butchart Gardens, head to the Victoria waterfront, where you’ll find Vancouver Island landmarks from the British Columbia Parliament buildings to the imposing Fairmont Empress Hotel, a favorite for elegant high teas. Here, take advantage of free time to explore, whether you want to stroll the Inner Harbor, check out downtown shops, or visit a local restaurant for lunch. After a day on Vancouver Island, begin the return trip to Vancouver by bus and ferry, enjoying evening light as you travel back through the scenic Gulf Islands.
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Important Information
Departure Point
999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C8, Canada

Traveler pickup is offered
Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing will pick up from most downtown Vancouver, Richmond, North Vancouver and Burnaby hotels. Please provide the hotel information at the time of booking. Guests must contact Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing by 7 pm the night prior to departure to confirm pick up location and time.
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - BC Ferries
  • Entry/Admission - The Butchart Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - BC Ferries Swartz Bay (Victoria) Terminal
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We loved this tour, especially the Butchart Gardens which are very beautiful. Our Greyline tour guide was very knowledgeable and interesting, who made the day an unforgettable day. We loved the ferry ride and our time in Victoria. Awesome day.
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Response from WestcoastSights, Guest Experience at Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear keithhammo, Thank you for taking the time to share your review and feedback with us. I am happy to hear you were able to explore and learn about our beautiful Vancouver Island. At Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing, we strive to go above and beyond in order to provide a high quality tour while exceeding expectations. Once again thank you for reviewing our Victoria + Butchart Gardens Tour! It was a pleasure having you on board. Sincerely, Tania Guest Experience
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We had an amazing time on our day trip from Vancouver to Victoria. Our tour guide Jack was extremely knowledgeable of both areas and made our trip even better than we could have imagined! Even though the weather was a bit rainy, we really enjoyed exploring the beautiful gardens
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Response from WestcoastSights, Guest Relations Manager at Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Dsobel66, Thank you for taking the time to share your remarkable experience on our Victoria and Butchart Gardens tour with Jack! At Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing, we strive to go above and beyond in order to provide a high quality tour while exceeding expectations and I am delighted to know that this was your experience with Jack! I will be sure to pass your comments onto Jack as I know he will be pleased to know how much you enjoyed your experience! Kind Regards, Holly Guest Experience
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We took this trip last week Oct) to Victoria and the Butchart Gardens with the Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing Tour. What a brilliant day, the Gardens being absolutely beautiful and will leave a lasting memory forever. Our driver Jack made the day with his knowledge, humour and
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Response from WestcoastSights, Guest Relations Manager at Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Ian T, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience on our Victoria and Butchart Gardens tour with Jack! We strive to provide a high quality tour with fun and knowledgeable commentary and we are pleased to hear how much Jack's insight, guidance and wit helped to make your experience such a memorable part of your time here in Vancouver. I will be sure to pass your comments onto Jack as I know he will be thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with him! Kind Regards, Holly Guest Experience
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While we had planned on going to Whistler, we were offered to join this tour instead. It was great! The gardens were stunning, plenty of time is Victoria to look around and the ferry was good as well. Tour guide very informative and the coach was a comfortable way to travel.
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Response from WestcoastSights, Guest Experience at Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Mareenaco, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time on our Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour. At Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing, we strive to go above and beyond in order to provide a high quality tour and after reading your review, I am glad to hear this is being accomplished by our Tour Guide. If you ever find yourself back in Vancouver, we hope to see you again! Sincerely, Tania T. Guest Experience
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Trip was very good and worth doing Driver Mark was very pleasant and approachable. Mark had an excellent knowledge and history of Vancouver BC and surrounding areas.
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Response from WestcoastSights, Guest Experience at Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Margaret K, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience about your Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour. At Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing we strive to go above and beyond in order to provide a high quality Tour while exceeding expectations, we are glad to hear that Mark was a great Tour Guide, we will pass along your greetings to him. If you ever find yourself back in Vancouver, we hope to see you on-board again! Sincerely, Tania Guest Experience
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  • Duration: 12h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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