Enjoy a ferry cruise through beautiful Active Pass in the Gulf Islands to B.C.’s quaint capital. Marvel at the awesome, ever-changing Butchart Gardens. You’ll drive the scenic route into Victoria and the Inner Harbour. Take your free time to explore this unique city: Government Street shopping & dining, Empress Hotel, Legislative Buildings, Royal B.C. Museum and more. Take a leisurely walk along the beautiful waterfront. Then relax on the bus and ferry ride back to your hotel. A day well spent!
Treat yourself to something special and travel from Vancouver to Victoria on this full day PRIVATE tour in a comfortable limousine. See all that the city has to offer, including Butchart Gardens.
Take in one of the world's finest displays with 2 hours or more to spend as you please in the various themed gardens, gift shop and dining facilities. Your driver will provide commentary on the history of Butchart Gardens as well as Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula during the 40 minute direct express drive to the gardens. You will enjoy the flexibility of departing downtown Victoria at any of the scheduled daily departure times on the day of your tour - and having at least six options for your return from Butchart Gardens. That means you can customize your visit at the gardens to suit your schedule. 24 HOURS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED.
Without a doubt, the Butchart Gardens are Victoria's most visited landmark. The vast beauty of the Gardens is world famous, and entirely accessible by bicycle right from downtown Victoria. Our one-way drop off service is an excellent way to see the gardens and then hop on one of our high-end Rocky Mountain bikes and explore the region of Central Saanich with a memorable ride through our gorgeous countryside, along the Lochside Trail, back to Victoria. Ride: easy; distance: approx. 36 kms. (Included: Hybird bike, helmet, water bottle, maps, one-way shuttle service, admission fees)
From Victoria's Inner Harbour, a comfortable motorcoach will take you to the world famous Butchart Gardens, named a National Historic Site of Canada in 2004, the 100th birthday of the gardens. Admission to Butchart Gardens is included in the tour price.
From the dramatic Northwest Coast of the Pacific to the Magnificent Rocky Mountains, this giant circle around British Columbia has it all. Whale watching, Two mini Cruises, train to the Rockies, native cultural events, Jasper and Banff National Parks, Glacier Excursion on the Columbia Ice fields, wine tasting party, hot springs bathing...and more. Come and explore on this fully guided 15 day ship, train & motor coach adventure.
This Olympic National Park & Columbia Gorge adventure is made for people who love water, flowers and the sea! With a green environment that is second to none, and the prospect of investigating a whole magnificent gorge of waterfalls, a train ride through the Mt. Hood region and then the adventure of going out to the Olympic Peninsula, this trip is truly inspirational. Come along as we head into the near wilderness, take a day trip to Canada to visit the world famous Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island, British Columbia and expand your photographic skills.
Travel south to Vancouver Island aboard a large, comfortable tour coach and on a British Columbia ferry for a Royal Victoria excursion including a visit to the world famous Butchart Gardens.
Victoria and Butchart Gardens - a very popular excursion - is the best option if you want to visit the provincial capital and the world-renowned gardens in just one day. Maximize your time and save money by turning a potentially difficult transfer between Vancouver and Victoria into an easy, fully-narrated day tour. With plenty of free time in downtown Victoria and at Butchart Gardens, this will be a day you will never forget. Admission to Butchart Gardens and another of Victoria's top 6 attractions is included.
Barbequed Salmon, Flowers and Whales! From Vancouver to Victoria and the stunning west coast of Vancouver Island, this 4 day trip takes in the very best of what the west coast has to offer.
Start this full-day Victoria by Float Plane, Bus and Ferry excursion from Vancouver with an awe inspiring 35-minute float plane flight to Vancouver Island with stunning aerial views of Vancouver, the Gulf Islands and Victoria Harbor. Enjoy additional free time in Downtown Victoria including admission to one of the city's top 6 attractions. Join your Tour Guide for a 35-minute drive to the renowned Butchart Gardens and experience one of the world's most famous family estate gardens. Return to Vancouver by water as your bus drives aboard the BC Ferries ship.
After a morning at leisure in Victoria, your tour begins with a fully narrated 90-minute Victoria City Tour and then takes you to the spectacular Butchart Gardens for a memorable afternoon amidst its beauty. This tour is a sightseeing must for any visitor! Your narrated Victoria tour shows you the famous landmarks of the city and explains the fascinating history behind them. Discover Victoria's lovely homes, gardens, the Legislative Building, Beacon Hill Park, Mile Zero, the residential areas of the Uplands and Oak Bay and other historical points such as Chinatown and Antique Row. You will have a one hour break at lunchtime to explore the Inner Harbour – consider stopping for fish & chips while viewing the Parliament Buildings. At 1:00 pm, the tour departs downtown Victoria with a scenic trip to the world famous Butchart Gardens. Your admission is included in the tour price. Once at the Gardens, stroll and take in the floral displays for 2 hours. Your return to downtown Victoria departs Butchart Gardens at 5:00 pm. Complimentary drop-off at downtown Victoria hotels gets you back by 6:00 pm.
Soar high above our provincial capital of Victoria in a legendary Canadian built Dehaviland Beaver floatplane. Climb out over Juan de Fuca Strait along the rugged coastline searching for marine wildlife. Enjoy views of Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, and Saanich Inlet before the final approach over Esquimalt Harbour - home to Canada's Maritime Pacific Fleet.
Every Saturday night in the summer, Butchart Gardens puts on its fireworks display. Couple that with a cruise through the Gulf Islands, some whale watching and free time to explore quaint old Victoria...and you have the perfect getaway weekend!