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Vancouver Island is home to both BC’s capital city, Victoria and the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Spend time in a city with colourful storefronts, afternoon tea, and architecture reminiscent of the Victorian era. Head over to the Butchart Gardens, a national historic site of Canada, home to 55 acres of gardens displays that will leave you in awe. You will fall in love with its NATURAL charm.

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Vancouver Island TOURS

Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour

13.5 HoursFrom $215

Voted the #1 Day Trip in the World by TripAdvisor Users, join us as we travel from Vancouver to BC Capital, Victoria, on a scenic ferry ride through the Southern Gulf Islands. You will then enjoy free time to explore downtown Victoria before moving on to the world-famous Butchart for an afternoon spent amongst the flowers before returning to Vancouver.

Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Seaplane Option

13.5 HoursFrom $215

For those looking for extra time in downtown Victoria and the chance to see the beauty of BC from a different perspective, this is the perfect solution. Enjoy a scenic 35-minute seaplane flight that leaves from Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver and lands directly in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Gain an extra two hours to explore the city before meeting up with the tour group to travel to the Butchart Gardens and return home via ferry.

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POINTS OF INTEREST & ATTRACTIONS

Inner Harbour

Bordered by the Royal BC Museum, the BC Legislature Buildings and the Fairmont Empress Hotel, the Inner Harbour is one of Victoria’s most picturesque locations. Stroll down by the water and enjoy the live entertainment provided by the buskers of downtown Victoria. Walk along Government Street to visit various stores, cafes and restaurants in the charming downtown core. Take a harbour ferry to Fisherman’s Wharf, a hidden treasure just waiting to be discovered.

Victoria’s Chinatown

Along with being North America’s second-oldest Chinatown, this historic part of town also plays a role in Canada’s history. What used to be the home for Chinese immigrants 150 years ago, now boasts a bustling business district and Canada’s narrowest commercial street, Fan Tan Alley.

Butchart Gardens

A national historic site that is over 100 years old, the Butchart Gardens is the result of one woman’s vision. Learn all about Jenny Butchart and see the spectacular 55 acres of seasonal floral displays. A perfect adventure for horticulturalists.

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