Charming Victoria, Butchart Gardens and More


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Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
As long as you can get in and out of the car.
We can rent a wheelchair in the gardens.

Maximum travelers: 3



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Private Day Trip out of Vancouver

Full day tour with early morning departure.
90 minutes scenic ferry ride to the capital of British Columbia Victoria through the beautiful Gulf Islands. Visit the world famous Butchart Gardens.

After that enjoy the view of the mountains on the way to the city centre and have free time to explore Victoria's Inner Harbour. Do not forget to check out the Parliament building, Empress hotel, the oldest China town and the narrowest street registered in the Guinness book record. We all will stop to feed some sea creatures. They will be waiting for us. For sure.


This is a long day with early start but it is going to be absolutely spectacular.

After pick up you from your hotel, we will continue to ferry terminal which is about 45min away from Downtown, upon arrival, we will drive onto the ferry with the car and will go upstair to enjoy the view and may be have tea or coffee.

After hour and half, we would arrive to Swartz Bay terminal and go to Butchart gardens for a visit. You will have up to two hours in the gardens.

After that we continue towards Victoria downtown via scenic route where we stop for few times for a view and to feed harbour seals.

Next stop is Mile 0, the beginning of Trans Canada Highway and few minutes later we are in downtown. Free time for about hour and a half exploring Inner Harbour and maybe go into Parliament building. Quick photo opportunity at stunning example of Victoria architecture Craigdarroch Castle and drive back to the ferry.

Same way back and drop off at your hotel.

Option of flying back via seaplane, extra cost involved.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 13 hours 30 min.

This trip will start with your pick up at 0730am and drive to ferry terminal and on the way back we will take 7pm ferry to come back to Vancouver. It is long but awesome day!


Clean and reliable Hybrid Toyota Camry.
Seating 3 very comfortable, 4 if you wish.

Option to rent a bigger car for extra cost. Please contact me for the details.

What’s Included

Other: - Your local driver/guide with narration through the trip in super clean and comfortable Hybrid Toyota Camry.
- All transportation to Victoria and back by car.
- Reservation cost for the car on the ferry.
- Cost of car and your guide/driver on the ferry.
- Bottled water.
- Admission to Butchart Gardens.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Canadian dollar - Lunch or any items of personal nature.

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch or dinner is not included in the price of the tour.


Due to trunk size of a Hybrid Vehicle only 2 large suitcases and 2 carry -ons may be transported.

A Recent Review of this tour

Olga was outstanding, prompt, personable, knowledgeable, customizing our tour as we went along. One of the best days we have had while travelling. Would not hesitate to book her again!
Robert Berger

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