Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip from Vancouver

Day Trips & Excursions in Canada

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4.4 out of 5

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This full-day narrated sightseeing tour takes you from downtown Vancouver to Victoria. Visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens and discover downtown Victoria. Travel by comfortable coach and take the BC Ferry for a spectacular sightseeing cruise. Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.
Starting in downtown Vancouver, travel by comfortable coach and BC Ferry to Vancouver Island. A spectacular cruise takes you around the marine wonderland of the Gulf Islands. Once docked on Vancouver Island (Swartz Bay), head to the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Take your time as you wander the 50 acres (20.2 hectares) of magnificent floral displays. After the gardens, head to downtown Victoria through quaint Chinatown and the Inner Harbour. You will have free time here to explore and view the Inner Harbour, the Empress Hotel, the Royal BC Museum, and the BC Legislature. In the evening, depart downtown Victoria for your return journey to Vancouver. Enjoy your return cruise to the mainland aboard a BC Ferry, and keep your eye out for whales.  You'll arrive in Vancouver at approximately 9:30pm. You can disembark at the terminal or be dropped off at your downtown hotel.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Round-trip ferry
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Driver/guide
  • Entrance fees
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks


  • All entrance fees included
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Great overview and orientation of the city