Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus

Day Trips & Excursions in Canada
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Tour description

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.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: BC Ferries, Tsawwassen, Delta, British ColumbiaEnjoy a 90 minute scenic cruise across the Strait of Georgia aboard BC Ferries. Your mini-coach will drive right onto the ship.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Chinatown, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British ColumbiaThe Chinatown in Victoria is the oldest Chinatown in Canada and the second oldest in North America after San Francisco's. Victoria's Chinatown is now surrounded by cultural, entertainment venues as well as being a venue itself.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Royal BC Museum, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British ColumbiaFounded in 1886 the Royal BC Museum, located in the Inner Harbour of Victoria, is a profound sight-to-see! Visit the famous ‘Woolly’, a full-scale woolly mammoth model that roamed the earth during the Pleistocene Era, and a broad First Nations set that features thousands of photos and artifacts from the Indigenous Peoples of British Columbia.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: The Butchart Gardens, Central Saanich, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British ColumbiaTravel to The Butchart Gardens. Relax along the drive through the countryside before arriving at a garden that leaves horticulturists in awe. Spread across 55 acres, stroll along twisting paths and grand lawns. Experience the five unique areas, including the Sunken Garden and Japanese Gardens.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: BC Ferries, Sidney, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British ColumbiaOn the return crossing, enjoy the dining options onboard as the sun starts to set. Your adventure is complete once we arrive at your hotel.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select Vancouver & Richmond hotels only)
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by 24 to 30-passenger mini-coach
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - BC Ferries
  • Entry/Admission - The Butchart Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - BC Ferries

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Royal BC Museum

Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water