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Victoria City and Butchart Gardens

Product ID: 12443
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The journey to Victoria is just as fascinating as the city itself! This tour offers scenic ocean travel, a captivating series of gardens, and an introduction to the enchanting waterfront city of Victoria.
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Duration: 13 hours
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Pickup can be arranged from every hotel in central Vancouver and most in Richmond, Burnaby and North Vancouver. Pick up time and location must be confirmed at the time of booking. Please be ready for pickup 15 minutes before your designated pickup time.

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  • Enjoy a scenic 1.5-hour cruise through the Gulf Islands
  • Admire magnificent Butchart Gardens
  • Take a Victoria City Tour that covers Government Street, Chinatown, and the Inner Harbour
  • See Victoria’s rich architecture, enchanting ocean views, and artisan cafes
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View the spectacular British Columbia coastline by land and ship, followed by a stop at Butchart Gardens en route to the British-inspired city of Victoria. Board a BC Ferries vessel at Tsawwassen terminal for a 90-minute sail through the serene beauty of the Gulf Islands. Marine wildlife sightings from the outdoor ship decks are common, especially eagles, sea lions, and whales.

Arrive at Swartz Bay terminal on Vancouver Island and continue to the enchanting botanical paradise of Butchart Gardens. Wander through a series of themed gardens, highlighted by the massive Sunken Garden complete with dancing fountain.

The city of Victoria boasts many impressive architectural wonders, including the iconic Parliament Buildings and the waterfront Fairmont Empress Hotel. Visit the unique shops and cafes of Government Street and Chinatown. Stroll along the Inner Harbour for prime ocean views, and enjoy some free time to take in this culturally significant city. Return on the bus to Vancouver by ferry to conclude this diverse tour.

Packed with ever-changing experiences of the Pacific Coast and Vancouver Island, this tour is a must-do for those who have not yet visited Victoria.
  • BC Ferries admission
  • Butchart Gardens admission
  • Round trip transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

From US$ 165.44 per person

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