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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus

From $168.40
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  • Scenic ferry and bus tour from Vancouver to Victoria, with stunning views
  • 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)
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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 to Expect
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.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great way to get from Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens. Picked up promptly in the morning from my hotel by our guide Nathan who was good fun and very knowledgeable (although ignore the bad library joke). He was also very good...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kwillyau
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were surprised that the person who met us at out hotel was going to be with us all the way through the trip. I thought this was very nice. Knowledgeable, interesting. Helpful selecting restaurants. and getting returned to the hotel after a very long...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A long day but well worth it! Our tour guide, Nathan, was awesome - he had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgeable. He provided interesting and informative narrative throughout the tour and clear instructions for each stop, we will be doing more...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank snikpohks
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The splendid sunshine and pleasant temperatures made for a wonderful day of sightseeing. Victoria is a lovely to visit more than once to be able to see it all.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Let's just say this was the LONGEST day of my life!! The Tour started at 7 AM and we didn't get back to our hotel until after 10 PM!!!! Needless to say we were wiped out the next couple days. The tour guide was nice...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank krouge21
LandseaToursLTD, Director of Sales at Landsea Tours and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Krouge21, We sincerely apologize for your experience on our Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour. This tour was voted #1 in the World based on TripAdvisor reviews last year, and as a tour operator with over 34 years experience, reviews like these are quite rare...More

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July 20, 2019|
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Response from dandmclift | Reviewed this property |
When we went we were on a tour and our tour bus took us so we were not limited by public transport timetables. It is a very beautiful garden but not enormous so about 3 hours all in should be sufficient. David
June 11, 2019|
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Response from LittleDep | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could help, but i have no idea. We went through AAA, and our agent printed them for us. Good luck.
Phillip R
May 22, 2019|
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Response from Jane M | Reviewed this property |
If you are coming from Vancouver to Victoria there are several different ways to get to Vancouver Island. The earlier you leave the longer you have for what you want to do. V to V gets you from Vancouver Harbor to Victoria... More
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