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Private Luxury Victoria Tour & Butchart Gardens
Private Luxury Victoria Tour & Butchart Gardens
Private Luxury Victoria Tour & Butchart Gardens
Private Luxury Victoria Tour & Butchart Gardens
Private Luxury Victoria Tour & Butchart Gardens

Private Luxury Victoria Tour & Butchart Gardens

By Surfside Adventure Tours Ltd.
4 out of 5
Features
Overview
  • Historical & cultural tour through the city of Victoria
  • A look at the towering totem pole in Beacon Hill Park
  • Opportunity to see the world-renowned Buchart Gardens
  • Stopping at the Victorian-era manor of Craigdarroch Castle
  • Visits to Fisherman’s wharf & James Bay heritage community

Activity location

    • Butchart Gardens
    • Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup
    • Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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What's included, what's not

  • What's includedWhat's includedGuided tour of Victoria
  • What's includedWhat's includedBottled water
  • What's includedWhat's includedReturn transport to and from most city centre Victoria hotels
  • What's includedWhat's includedLive tour commentary provided in English
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedAdmission to Buchart Gardens and attractions along the tour route

Know before you book

  • Maximum group size is 8 people
  • This activity is wheelchair accessible provided you have a collapsible wheelchair.
  • 1 car seat is available at no additional cost. Please notify the tour provider in advance if you have a child requiring a car seat.
  • Hours of operation are from 8 AM to 8 PM. You will receive confirmation of your exact tour departure time when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Hotel pickup is available from most city centre Victoria hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

Relax on a beautiful drive around the historical charm of Victoria. This tour shows you the major historical landmarks and hidden gems around the city, from the greenery in the former quarry of Butchart Gardens to the Victorian mansion of Craigdarroch Castle, you see the city's most iconic sights.

Once you meet your guide, start off with a visit to Fisherman's Wharf, where you can check out the local houseboats and maybe visit a local harbour seal. From there, drive through the inner harbour to view historical structures such as the British Columbia Parliament Buildings and the Fairmont Empress hotel.

After you pass through the historical city centre and Canada's oldest Chinatown, travel through the James Bay heritage community and see the birthplace of Emily Carr, the famous author and painter.

Later on, your guide shows you the 127-foot-tall (38.8-m) totem pole in Beacon Hill Park on your way to see the Lieutenant Governor's mansion and the Scottish Baronial exterior of Craigdarroch Castle.

Next, head north towards Brentwood Bay for a visit to Butchart Gardens. This 55-acre (22-ha) garden was made in a former limestone quarry, creating a spectacular layout of fountains, gardens, and ponds. After you've had time to explore the gardens, enjoy a scenic country drive through Saanich on your way back to Victoria.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers
Social distancing
  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
Safety measures
  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

Activity location

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    • Butchart Gardens
    • Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • PEOPLEPEOPLEHotel Pickup
    • Victoria, British Columbia, Canada