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Island Time Tours Ltd.

113 reviews
Victoria, Canada
About Island Time Tours Ltd.
We provide tours and transportation on Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands. Tours offering schedule departures and custom design for the individual or group traveller. Day trips to Multi day trips local and beyond. Transportation offered from Vans, school busses to luxury highway coaches. We specialize in conferences and convention groups working with budgets and time frames. Our customer service skills are well known in the industry.We are the local experts! Let’s Go!
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Tours from Island Time Tours Ltd. tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
8 reviews
Reserve your spot and stay longer at lush Butchart Gardens with this guided transfer that includes admission to the botanic garden. Join your small group in a comfortable coach and settle in to your reserved seat to make the trip while listening guided commentary about the gardens past and present. Learn what’s blooming, get tips on what to see before your visitm, and skip long bus lines when you arrive. 
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$56.16 per adult
15 reviews
Discover Vancouver Island’s wine region of Cowichan Valley on this 6-hour guided tour. Traveling in a small group limited to 14 people, you'll get to know several family-owned wineries and enjoy tastings of both local wines and hard cider. Meet the owners and winemakers along the way, and stop to savor a farm-to-table lunch. Enjoy drives through a temperate rain forest, mountain vistas, and farmland. Hotel transport included.
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$113.14 per adult
The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens Shuttle and Entry
1 review
The Butchart Gardens is one of Victoria’s top attractions, and during the Christmas holiday season it comes alive with twinkling lights and beautiful illuminations. On this small-group tour—limited to 14 people—begin with pickup at your downtown Victoria hotel and enjoy a festive visit to the world-famous gardens. Sing along to traditional carols through the Twelve Days of Christmas display and enjoy a Christmas to remember in Victoria.
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$56.98 per adult
Victoria City Tour- Small Group, front door experiences with live commentary
Small Groups allow us access to front door experiences.
Tour is 2 hours in length with two times to hop out for the perfect picture. If you want to hop out more, no worries let's do it. Though tour will end downtown within 2 hours. We do restrict hop outs to two when we have those not as enthused with photography. We are prompt!
Your driver/guide will entertain you with local knowledge. Not pre-recorded.
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$35.81 per adult
Butchart Gardens in the Fall, Shuttle & Entry 2019
Fall at Butchart Gardens, the colours are stunning. The Japanese gardens created in 1904 come alive with the Fall palette
Skip the line-ups and enjoy hotel door to door service.  Everything is included in our shuttle service. Ticket entry, commentary, map of the gardens, flower guides books and tips on how best to spend your time.
We travel in small groups of 14 or less and save you a return seat, no worries.
Please advise your driver what time you would like to return today.  We have two options this season. 
Departing the gardens at 1pm or 3pm.
Please no food or drink in our vehicles please. Water only.
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$56.98 per adult
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We booked this wine tour as part of our honeymoon. It's a solid value for the price, especially since you get lunch. The only improvement would be in the pacing of when you can drink additional beyond just the tasting. Vancouver Island has very odd...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 369prestonm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fabulous trip and lots of fun. Got to see a good variety of different places and a great lunch at Merridale

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a hassle free way of getting to Butchart Gardens from downtown Victoria hotels. Howard, our driver, gave a great history lesson of the Gardens, making the tour more meaningful. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous visit to the gorgeous gardens! The pick up and drop off were flawless. Thank you for a great afternoon.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank katies34589
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a big fan of flowers but, definitely worth the time and expense. Misha(spelling?) and Howard are first rate.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank robertjohn527
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a family run business and very interested in giving you a good experience. We were picked up around the corner from our hotel (which was 1km from the port) and taken to the gardens. Our driver gave us an overview of the gardens...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank FloridatravelerTampa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect trip from hotel to Butchart Gardens. Excellent timely service with great informative driver with lots of interesting facts on Victoria and the Gardens. Certainly will use this service next time in Victoria. P.S. Clean van!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mapgood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Colleen (owner) picked us up and was very informative about the gardens and Victoria. She was very friendly and accommodating. The gardens were beautiful especially the sunken gardens. Go early (8:30) to avoid the crowds. It takes about an hour and half if you don’t...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MustTravel88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were picked up by Colleen and knew from the moment we met her, it was going to be awesome. The ride was comfortable and fun! The destinations were amazing. The farm to table lunch was so good! If you're trying to decide on a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sassypoch
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The small size of this bus made for more enjoyment for us, we got to know the other passengers, the bus was on time and our driver, Howard provided insightful information about the Gardens on our drive out there. The return times were perfect, pick...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LMackRN
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What time does your ship arrive? That will help determine best outing. Also for how many people? Is everyone over 19 years old? Cheers Colleen