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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus

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Explore Victoria's highlights on this small-group day trip from Vancouver. Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island and then take a sightseeing coach tour of downtown Victoria, followed by free time to explore at your own pace by foot. Your highlight will surely be world-famous Butchart Gardens, a stunning 55-acre (22-hectare) sprawl of floral gardens and a National Historic Site of Canada.
Highlights
  • Scenic ferry and bus tour from Vancouver to Victoria, with stunning views
  • Enjoy a day of guided sightseeing with free time to explore Victoria solo
  • Stroll the famous, expertly landscaped floral displays at Butchart Gardens
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off in Vancouver or Richmond (select hotels)
What to Expect
A shuttle arrives at your pickup location or Vancouver or Richmond hotel, and you set off on this full-day, professionally guided tour to Victoria. Appreciate the city, mountain, and water views during the ferry ride over the Strait of Georgia and through the Gulf Islands. After docking on Vancouver Island and board the awaiting bus. Enjoy a scenic journey to Victoria as you take in the seaside sights and neighborhoods. Disembark the bus to enjoy free time to explore the city on your own, and visit top attractions like Royal BC Museum, Parliament Buildings, Fairmont Empress Hotel, and Chinatown, before digging into Victoria’s local food scene for lunch (own expense). Finish the day with a stroll through the lush Butchart Gardens. Wander through 55 acres (22 hectares) of premier floral gardens cultivated by world-class landscapers for over 100 years before heading back to your Vancouver departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please note pick up time will vary from 30-60 minutes prior to your tour depending on location of hotel.
If your hotel is not included on this list, please call and we will direct to nearest hotel.
Duration
13h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point at approximately 9pm
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select Vancouver & Richmond hotels only)
  • Professional driver / guide
  • Transport by 24 to 30-passenger mini-coach
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - BC Ferries
  • Entry/Admission - The Butchart Gardens
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Royal BC Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked this without knowing where I was going to stay. There is a reason this is one of the most booked trips in Vancouver. From the minute our driver (Greg) collected me I was made to feel welcome. As a solo passenger this can be...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank VickyK84
Reviewed 2 days ago

Adventurous and beautiful, absolutely worth the time spent on the tour. We had a great guide, Greg, who made explained the city sights along the trip to the ferry and then the drive to Victoria. The ferry ride was a nice experience for seeing some...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank john_b_263
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our guide was great on the Victoria tour by bus. We left on time and made the early ferry and so we had extra time in downtown Victoria. We did lots of sight seeing there and had a leisurely lunch. Next we toured the gardens...More

Thank ADolores
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Organized. Great tour guide. So much easier to navigate the various modes of transportation with a guide! Beautiful city and gardens!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bernadette D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Meghan, was amazing and the highlight of the tour. But this did not turn out to be as much fun as we hoped. It takes about 2/3 of your time to get to and from Victoria Island. So, a 12 hour investment, yielded...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Cinfriedman
9 September 2019|
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Response from Peter N | Reviewed this property |
This is our first trip to Victoria with 6 year old son and 70+ year old grandmother, so as you can tell, we were sightseeing at a slower pace than most people. We had about 2 hours in Victoria and about 2-1/2 hours in... More
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Response from Teachmark | Reviewed this property |
Contact the LandSea office directly. They arrange pickup at most downtown hotels. They were very accommodating. Have a great trip.
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