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Lotus Land Tours

65 reviews
Vancouver, Canada
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About Lotus Land Tours
Short, guided sea-kayak day trip & salmon beach bbq in spectacular British Columbia wilderness scenery - only minutes away from downtown Vancouver. Free pick-up anywhere in Vancouver. Travel in comfortable and safe two-seat kayaks. Qualifies guides ensure your safety and explain the wildlife. Highlight of the trip is a gourmet salmon barbecue picnic served on a small island. Experience or fitness are not required. This trip is well suited for the whole family including children as young as 3 years old and active seniors.
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Go whale watching, and explore Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Vancouver Island on this day trip from Vancouver. Combine two activities into one day in the Gulf Islands, and then return to Vancouver via speedboat, cutting the return trip to just two hours.
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$352.52 per adult
4 reviews
Get up close with the killer whales between Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia on this guided, full-day, whale-watching cruise. Climb aboard one of the finest whaling vessels in the industry to interact with a variety of whale species. See a wide variety of wildlife, like porpoises, seals, sea lions, bald eagles, blue herons and more. Then spend the afternoon exploring beautiful Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. At the end of the day, return to Vancouver by seaplane. Vancouver hotel or residence pickup and drop-off included.
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$437.01 per adult
18 reviews
Experience beautiful and renowned Butchart Gardens, plus the quaint city of Victoria, British Columbia, on this all-day tour from Vancouver. Enjoy a relaxing, scenic seaplane ride through the picturesque Gulf Islands en route to Victoria, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Explore the seemingly endless array of floral displays at Butchart Gardens, then visit some of Victoria’s best places. This tour includes all transportation — including a speedboat return — and admission to Butchart Gardens.
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$375.56 per adult
2 reviews
Travel from Vancouver to Victoria in style with round-trip flights across the Strait of Georgia, and make the most of your time by skipping long ferry lines. You’ll travel to the island by helicopter, with spectacular views of the coast and islands, then make the return trip by sea plane. Your flights between Vancouver and Victoria include pickup and drop-off at accommodations in Vancouver, with departure times that are tailored to your schedule.
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$536.85 per adult
2 reviews
While in Canada, experience Victoria’s wide selection of outdoor activities, and see the beauty of the Butchart Gardens on this guided tour by air, land, and water from Vancouver. First, take a helicopter flight over the Gulf Islands to spend some free time in the Garden City. See the Butchart Gardens before hopping on a speedboat cruise back to Vancouver.
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$444.69 per adult
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Yes this is an expensive way to get to and from Victoria but if you can afford it, it’s a terrific trip. The views from both the helicopter and seaplane were impressive. The take off and landing of the chopper were as smooth as possible...More

Thank michaelc787
MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

That's right! It's not a cost everyone can afford. There are many things we can't buy by money, but this kind of experiences is one of them. Chopper sounds and a romantic gliding on the water can make us happy too! Great to hear that...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019

It gardens are really brillant it is a must see I was taken back how beautiful it was there was plenty to see it went on for ever there was plenty of sitting space to have a rest. also it has some beautiful shops to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear Mackay, Good to hear you had a great time in Victoria. Yes, it will be once in a lifetime experience. Hope your memories make you smile! Thank you! Mike/LLT

Reviewed September 28, 2018

I too the Prince of Wales from the Westin Hotel. Left at 8.30am sharp and returned about 7.30pm. It is expensive but @ €253 but a once in a life time trip. the boat was great, fast, clean, plenty room. Blankets/hats/gloves available if you got...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear Guest, Good to hear that you had a great time in Victoria and Butchart Gardens. Yes, it could be once in a lifetime experience. Also, you had luck seeing Orcas too! Hope your memories make you happy and smile! Thank you!

Reviewed September 19, 2018

It's no joke, thank god Lightship 1 (Open Air Zodiacs) was booked out, so I booked the tour on Express (Open/Semi Covered Zodiac Vessel) in mid of Sept. It's colder on the sea than on the land, imagine the wind that hits your face when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Der Kyle, Good to hear you had a great time. Yes, it will be a little bit cold in Sep, but I do believe that hot drinks in the boat made you warm. Hope your memories with us make you happy & smile sometimes. Thank...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

My son and I booked this trip and had a fantastic time. Our guide Rose was so knowledgeable about the islands and sea life and the whole experience was relaxing and refreshing. They had extra gear like water shoes, ball caps and jackets just in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Laura S
MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear Laura, it's great to hear that you had a great time with your son. Yes, it will be once in a lifetime experience for you and your son as seaplane flight is very unique. Even you guys were lucky seeing whales in the air....More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

we went to the gardens for the day beautiful scenery great resturuant lovely food the gardens were in bloom so it looked great

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank lloydspepi129
MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience. it's great to hear that you had a good time in the Butchart Gardens. Hope you also enjoyed Victoria as well. Come back to Vancouver again! Thank you!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

You get a lot for your money from this tour. Our day started just after 8:00 with hotel pickup and it was door to door service to the plane. Upon arrival at the harbor, the tour rep explained the day, gave us our vouchers and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience. it's great to hear that you had a really good time in Victoria and Butchart Gardens as well. Yes, Afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress is little bit experience but, it worths to spend as...More

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

6 adults and one 8yr old, saw tons of whales on the way down and loved the seaplane back. Fun time in Victoria, we had a yummy brunch at Jam and then went to Pedaler to rent bikes and do the scavenger hunt. Next time...More

2  Thank elizricke
MikeofLLT, Manager at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Dear Beth, So sorry for replying you this late as we couldn't see guest reviews for a while by the unknown problem. Thank you very much for sharing your experience. It's great to hear that you had a great time in Victoria. Hope your memories...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Peter Loppe was great! He communicated with our group via telephone & email. We were a group of 9 and he handled everything for our trip to Victoria via Seaplane & speedboat back. He arranged our Butchart Gardens tickets and our transportation in Victoria to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank melanielB9677NK
lotusland4u, Owner at Lotus Land Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. I am pleased you enjoyed the trip.

Reviewed July 10, 2016

We had a fantastic experience kayaking Indian Arm. The scenery was spectacular and our guide, Adele, was knowledgeable and fun. The BBQ salmon was quite tasty as well. Also, thanks to Peter for switching our reservation last minute so we could take advantage of sunny...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JustinAndBrianna
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Hi Jonathan, Thanks for your inquiry. Yes, flying over by helicopter and returning by speedboat is the most popular tour. You will have time to see Victoria and visit Butchart Gardens as well. You can book this tour... More
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