Small-Group Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip from Vancouver

Highlights

  • 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)

Summary

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.

Tour info

Duration
13 hours
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Why take this tour?

Relish stunning coastal mountain vistas, sheer natural beauty, and British Columbia's picturesque provincial capital on this round-trip tour from Vancouver to Victoria. Traveling by ferry and bus, this guided tour takes you to Victoria’s must-see destinations including world-renowned Butchart Gardens. Here, wander the expertly cultivated, 55-acre (22-hectare) rose, Japanese, and Italian floral gardens. This full-day tour includes free time to explore Victoria on your own, plus all transportation and admission fees.

What’s included?

  • 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

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Gratuities

  • Entry/Admission - Royal BC Museum

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 13h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Landsea Tours & Adventures has been specializing in boutique sightseeing tours since 1985. Our team focuses on service excellence so that our guests truly feel they have experienced the best Southwest British Columbia has to offer. Daily tours to Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria, Sea to Sky and Vancouver' North Shore. In addition, operating downtown Vancouver's only Double Deckers, our Hop-On, Hop-Off tour with live narration is being rated as one of the best in the world.

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