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Explore Victoria's highlights on this small-group day trip from Vancouver. Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island and then take a sightseeing coach tour of downtown Victoria, followed by free time to explore at your own pace by foot. Your highlight will surely be world-famous Butchart Gardens, a stunning 55-acre (22-hectare) sprawl of floral gardens and a National Historic Site of Canada.


  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

  • What You Can Expect

    Your tour begins with pickup from Vancouver (select hotels only) for a scenic, relaxing 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island. Upon arrival, take a scenic drive south by comfortable coach through exclusive residential areas and parks to downtown Victoria.

    You'll be given a comprehensive overview of Victoria and will then have about 3 hours of free time to explore on your own by foot. Top landmarks include the Royal British Columbia Museum, Miniture World, the Bug Zoo and the IMAX Museum.

    The highlight of your tour will surely be world-famous Butchart Gardens. A National Historic Site of Canada, this 55-acre (22-hectare) sprawl of floral gardens offers endless stunning views. During your 1.5 hours of free time, stroll down the winding walkways and capture photos of this impressive landscape.

    You'll be taken back to Vancouver after your tour.

    Please note: You must include hotel information at checkout and call tour operator ahead to confirm

    Cancellation Policy

    Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

Customer Reviews

Deborah S


Lauren, our driver was incredible.......young, energetic, informative and a great sense of humor. Very important since the tour is a total of 14 hours including transportation to all the places noted. Long day but a great tour

James H


Bazil was the friendliest and most interesting tour guide that you could ask for. He made the whole day amazing!!

William L


Excellent tour, Loved the gardens. Would have loved more time there. Super tour guide.

Judy G


I sprained my ankle getting off the bus at the Empress Hotel. The bus driver did a fantastic job helping me get back to Vancouver without any hassles. He make all the necessary arrangements, and went over and above in his duty, even getting me a cane for easier walking. I only wish I could have completed the full tour of this lovely Victoria, but was in too much pain. La Vacanza Travel offered very good value for this tour compared to other tour companies,, and I would highly recommend.

Judy G





  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by 24-passenger mini-coach
  • Round-trip ferry
  • Admission to Butchart Gardens
  • Local taxes

  • Exclusions

    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities (optional)

    • Additional Info

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible

      • Voucher info

        You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

        Departure Point

        Downtown Vancouver. Hotel pickup is offered in the Vancouver and Richmond areas. Please call tour operator ahead to arrange.


        13 hours

        Return Details

        Returns to original departure point at approximately 9pm

Tour Options

7am Departure

Code: 0700

Departs at 7am. Duration is 14 hours
Starting From 9942
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8am Departure

Code: 0800

Departs at 8am. Duration is 13 hours
Starting From 9942
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9am Departure

Code: 0900

Departs at 9am. Duration is 12 hours
Starting From 9942
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Picture Gallery

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  • IMG_0268Victoria Town
  • Vicctoria Town
  • Victoria Harbour
  • Butchart Gardens!
  • Bard and Banker Pub
  • At the start of the garden
  • Beautiful!!!
  • Hanging basket
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Beautiful Downtown Victoria
  • Ferry Crossing
  • Butcharts Gardens
  • Beautiful part of the garden with a pond.
  • Beyond Butchart Gardens
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Butchart Garden
  • Fan Tan Alley
  • Ferry to Victoria

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