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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver

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
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
From US$159.00
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Victoria Tour-08:30 Departure
With the journey to Victoria equally as fascinating as the city itself, this tour offers scenic ocean travel, a captivating series of gardens, and an introduction to this enchanting waterfront city.
From US$158.98
Victoria Tour-09:30 Departure
With the journey to Victoria equally as fascinating as the city itself, this tour offers scenic ocean travel, a captivating series of gardens, and an introduction to this enchanting waterfront city.
From US$158.98
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.
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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful scenery!

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens and Victoria. We decided late on Tuesday to take the tour. Called, spoke to Briana who was kind and helpful, got us set up for the next day. We were picked up at our hotel...More

1  Thank Anne D
WCSGuestExperience, Guest Relations Manager at WESTCOAST Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Anne D, Thank you for taking the time to review our tour, and sharing your experience with us! I am happy to hear enjoyed the tour and your time on-board with Jon. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to Brianne, John...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic

My husband was in a business meeting when I decided to do a day trip, after much deliberation what trio to do I decided on this and I was extremely delighted with my choice, was an amazing trip amazing scenery and views spotless clean will...More

Thank tclelia
WCSGuestExperience, Guest Relations Manager at WESTCOAST Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear tclelia, Thank you for taking the time to review our tour, and share your experience with us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the tour and was able to see our beautiful city. If you ever find yourself back in Vancouver we would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Stand up comedian on wheels

Our guide Jeffery was like Robin Williams on wheels! Very funny guy who never stopped, is passionate about what he does and engaged the whole bus! The tour was fantastic but he was definitely the highlight what a talent!!More

Thank Dawn1942
WCSGuestExperience, Guest Relations Manager at WESTCOAST Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Dawn1942, Thank you for sharing your experience, I am glad you enjoyed our tour and your time on-board with our driver Jeffery! I will be sure to pass along your compliments to him. If you ever find yourself back in Vancouver, we hope to...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018
not enough info

they need to be more transparent upfront about the agenda. I didn't know what my day would look like until I got there. No one told us that we wouldnt get on the ferry until noon when we got picked up at 9am. I know...More

2  Thank Jessica K
WCSGuestExperience, Guest Relations Manager at WESTCOAST Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Jessica K, Thank you for taking the time to review our tour, we appreciate your feedback. At WESTCOAST Sightseeing, we take the time to understand and appreciate the experience from our guest’s point of view. Therefore, I do apologize for the inconveniences and I...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile
Excellent, amazing!

An excellent tour! This is an all day tour around 9am to 9.00 pm, depending where your hotel is. It starts off with a pick up from your hotel. The tour guide was timely. The bus went on to the ferry and we were allowed...More

1  Thank globetrotter1232018
Deanna L, Guest Relations Manager at WESTCOAST Sightseeing, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear globetrotter1232018, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience with us. I am pleased to hear that you were able to see beautiful Victoria. If you ever find yourself back in Vancouver, we hope to see you on-board...More

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Response from Anne D | Reviewed this property |
It was all day. Picked up at our hotel at 8 AM, ferried to Victoria, bus continued to butchard gardens, toured Victoria, bus back to ferry, ferried back to Vancouver. Dropped at our hotel @ 9:30pm.
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