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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

This was a great tour. Victoria was BEAUTIFUL and we want to go back! The driver was engaging and funny, the wildlife abundant, and the castle was amazing. We bought the excursion on the ship because we had some credits back but I see here...More

Thank Ally S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Travelled with CVS on Monday August 6th. Our driver Adrian was excellent. Lots of great info about Victoria during the 30 minute drive up to the gardens sprinkled with a nice amount of British humor! Stopped at Butterfly Gardens first since it was included in...More

Thank HStyl
Reviewed 6 days ago

CVS tour was a great value- the bus driver, Adrian Sly, was very informative, entertaining, and funny. Added bonus was the ability to explore Butterfly World and then continue to Butchart Gardens, which is stunning and almost other-worldly. Be prepared for a lot of walking,...More

1  Thank Michael S
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you so much for the review! Adrian is one of our amazing drivers, everyone always has fun on his tour. Butterfly gardens is fun for all ages guests very much enjoy it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Well Maintained grounds, Had an excellent time. I would definitely make a return visit. The flowers/roses and other plants were spectacular. Wish I had a better camera

Thank Troy H
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the review! Butchart Gardens is beautiful anytime of year so feel free to come back and visit again A camera is the best thing to take with you to Butchart Gardens.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this tour through our emerald princess cruise. What a delightful experience. Our tour guide, Jackie, was phenomenal, very informative, and hilarious. She picked us up at the port in a large very clean and comfortable bus and drove us on about a 40...More

Thank Aimee N
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Wow thank you for the review! We are pleased to hear you really enjoyed Victoria! It is amazing to hear that even though Disney is close by you still really enjoyed the fireworks at the gardens! They do a different show every year so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Butchart Gardens are worth the 30 minute ride from downtown Victoria. While the gardens were not as large as we anticipated they were beautiful and definitely worth the trip. We booked the tour using TripAdvisor and met the bus in front of the Empress Hotel,...More

1  Thank 94HankF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Trafalgar tour group arrived early at the gardens before the crowds got there. We had a pleasant breakfast in the restaurant before wandering around the gardens . Most of us separated to visit the many areas by ourselves. The gardens are quite expansive so...More

2  Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful experience on the tour bus. The guide Adrian Sly was great and very knowledgeable. Very entertaining.

Thank bigb71chevelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Victoria is extremely doable without a car, but Butchart Gardens was a must, and we needed transportation. CVS Tours was most recommended and provided convenient transportation along with some information on Victoria and the garden on the drive there and back. CVS offered convenient departure...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bus driver made the trip even more interesting with comments on the way to the Gardens. The Gardens were great, but very busy. Crowds made it difficult to see all we wanted to. Might recommend the evening tour, which the Concierge recommended. (they usually...More

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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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