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CVS Tours

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CVS Tours is a CVS Cruise Victoria company. We are a medium sized motor coach company operating in Victoria, BC Canada. We operate a fleet of Prevost motor coaches and Alexander Dennis modern English Double Decker buses. At the start of 2016 we have...more
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721 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Most reviews seem to say Butchart Gardens is in Victoria. It's not. It's in the middle of nowhere. Which makes this jewel even more remarkable, Imagine acre upon acre of sculpted garden. Now imagine those acres miles from "civilization." That's Butchart. A horticultural jewel miles...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for the review we are glad that you enjoyed the Butchart Gardens! Yes, it is truly a must see while you are visiting Victoria. Our buses make the journey out simple and relaxing for visitors. The Butchart Gardens has many events throughout...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bus was on time, clean & in good repair; driver Adrian Sly was courteous, professional and funny as he safely drove us out of Victoria to the attractions, pointing out historical locations and setting the times and process for reuniting with the tour. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the review we are so glad that you enjoyed your tour to Butchart Gardens! Adrian is one of our amazing drivers and gets many rave reviews! We are glad that you enjoyed his commentary while he safely drove you to the...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Even close to winter the garden was stunning. They were preparing for Christmas while we were there but was by no means in the way. The driver Leroy was very courteous. Being that we were the last stop of the day he offered to drop...More

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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time at Butchart Gardens! Yes, the Butchart Gardens does a magnificent Christmas display! If you are ever here through December or early January it is definitely something to go and see! We...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

We booked a Trip to Butchart Gardens with CVS Sightseeing Tours through Viator. CVS were very well organised. Our bus driver Adrian Sly was a great advertisement for his company. His commentary was excellent. He was both knowledgeable and entertaining and he set up what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hello, THank you for the review, we are glad that you enjpyed your tour to Butchart Gardens with us. We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We drove to Butchart Gardens from our hotel in Victoria. Looks like cvs tours is a good option if you can’t or don’t want to drive. No parking charges but the admission price is expensive. If we lived in the area we would get membership....More

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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review even though you didn't take our service! We are a great option if people don't have a car or don't drive. Our tours provide a live naration of the history of Victoria and Butchart Gardens.The Butchart Gardens are beautiful...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We were here in September on a partially rainy day. The overcast sky made the pictures turn out beautifully! The staff had umbrellas ready for us and when the sun came out everything sparkled! I absolutely loved it here. We spent a few hours here...More

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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hello, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour. Yes, we agree when it is overcast out the flowers and plants look brighter so even if it cloudy the gardens are still beautiful! We hope to see you again one day, the gardens...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I took the tour from downtown to Butchart Gardens and back. It was worth the price of the tour, I got to see a bit of Victoria on my short stay here. I believe our driver or tour guide was Sophie (I could be wrong)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant as at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Sophie. We are glad that you got to see everything you wanted on our tour! We hope to see you again one day on one of our other...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

CVS made it so easy and enjoyable. Pick up in front of our hotel to be escorted by a friendly and highly informative guide (thank you Adrian!) for the ride out to the Gardens. So helpful to have someone who really knows Victoria. Made the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant as at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review. We are glad that our services made the trip enjoyable for you, our drivers try and provide as much information as possible. We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Adrian was terrific. Great history of the gardens before we arrived. Made our visit much more enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your tour of Butchart Gardens! We are glad that the history of the gardens made your trip more enjoyable! We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed October 17, 2018

Great outing, wonderful gardens and in summer additional concerts and fireworks ! Bring a blanket, put it down, stroll the gardens and then sit down for a picknick and fireworks

Date of experience: August 2018
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Regina702
July 9, 2018|
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Response from CVS T | Property representative |
Hello, Our buses depart downtown hourly from 9am-5pm & 7pm. We return from Butchart Gardens from 11am-6pm, 8pm, & 10pm. All our tours are a live narrated tour by our driver. The tour leaves in front of the Fairmont Empress... More
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robertkatzen
April 27, 2017|
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Response from David R | Property representative |
Can you tell me which ship you will be coming in on and what date? Best Regards David Roberts General Manager CVS Tours
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K4trip
July 20, 2016|
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Response from CVS T | Property representative |
Hi there, The CVS Kiosk is located directly to your right as you exit customs. I would suggest that you give yourself ample time to head there, and the agents will be able to direct you to the appropriate shuttle. If you... More
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