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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 August 19, 2018

I did't know what to expect, but always heard how beautiful the gardens were and knew one day I would like to visit. My husband and I decide to take the rocky Mountaineer train ride through Canada for our 40th wedding anniversary in September and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed Butchart Gardens, it is fun for all ages. We are glad that you got to experience the gardens! We would recommend coming next at Christmas as they do the 12 days of Christmas display...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Our bus driver Adrian sly gave a very informative commentary on our half hour transfer to the gardens. He very very interactive.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Juanita M
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed your tours with Adrian he is one of our senor drivers and is very knowledgable. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Ally S
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed your tour. CVS only supplies the driver and bus, I believe that this must have been a shore excursion tour. We provide an hour at the castle on our tours and leave at...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with Adrian. Butterfly gardens is a hidden gem and so close to Butchart Gardens, everyone who goes loves it. We are glad that Butchart Gardens was more than you expected it...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael S
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

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 August 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Troy H
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

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 August 12, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

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 August 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Unfortunately our ship did not get into port until after 7 pm and, with so many recommendations, we chose to do this tour. I do NOT recommend at night because there is nothing to see. Also, if the tour does not allow you to stay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Drew S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Dennis R
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed your tour to Butchart Gardens. We agree you need to explore each one of the gardens. All the gardeners' are very knowledgeable and make each garden look spectacular. It is deffinatly a place...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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