“Picked up on time. Ferry good. Tour guide and driver were excellent! Butchart gardens beautiful. Ice cream in the Italian Garden to die for! Blue fish Red fish Restaurant on the shore lived up to the guides' recommendation. ...Rhoda W., United Kingdom – See more reviews
What To Expect
With the journey to Victoria equally 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. 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!
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. A marine wildlife sighting 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 Harbor 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.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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Free pick-up and drop-off at most hotels in Downtown Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond and North Vancouver. Pick-up time may vary, depending on traffic and location of hotel. View pick-up list and schedule.
Pick-up from Cariboo RV Park also available. Schedule is limited. Please inquire.
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1 hour and 25 minutes