Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour

Enjoy a luxury city tour with your own personal guide and experience the beautiful and historical city of Victoria. Your guide will show you the major highlights and also some of the city's hidden gems. Enjoy a scenic drive out to the Butchart Gardens. Over 100 years old, the gardens were once an old lime quarry now transformed into a piece of heaven. Even if you're not a fan of flowers, you will be amazed by the layout of the 55 acre estate. After the gardens, enjoy a scenic drive back to Victoria.

This tour is great for those who want to experience all the major highlights in a short time. Please be advised that all sightseeing tours may be customized to the customers requests.

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4 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Local driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Pickup and drop-off in Victoria
    • Entry/Admission - Surfside Adventure Tours
    What's excluded :
    • Admissions to Butchart Gardens
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Cruise Port Passenger Pick Up Fee is not included. (Please inquire)
    • Entry/Admission - The Butchart Gardens
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Ave Brentwood Bay, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1J8 Canada

    Explore of the worlds finest garden displays. This attraction is open year round and they do plant for the season. This is Vancouver Islands biggest attraction.

    This is an old Lime Quarry transformed into an amazing display of color and flowers, surrounded by a beautiful lush forest.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Chinatown, Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    Welcome to Canada's oldest Chinatown, home to the narrowest Alley in Canada, Fan Tan Alley.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Craigdarroch Castle, 1050 Joan Cres, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 3L5 Canada

    We will stop by quickly to capture some quick photos of the exterior and talk about the Castles and its history.

    We are not scheduled to tour inside the castle.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Beacon Hill Park, 100 Cook St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V Canada

    Drive through the cities largest inner city park. The park offers beautiful fountains, gardens, free roaming peacocks, and other birds, a petting zoo, and home to the worlds tallest totem pole, standing at 127' tall 7"

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Fisherman's Wharf, 1 Dallas Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 0B2 Canada

    We will stop by quick to visit one of Victoria most unique houseboat communities. all the houseboats are built in their own unique architect and the wharf is home to some great little eateries such as Barbs Fish and Chips.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Surfside Adventure Tours, Victoria, British Columbia Canada

    Enjoy a private Luxury City Tour around Victoria and the Butchart Gardens with your own private driver and tour guide.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Mile Zero, Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2N6 Canada

    Stop at the start of the Trans Canada Highway on Vancouver Island at its most southern point.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Government House, 1401 Rockland Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1V9 Canada

    We will drive through the beautiful Estate of the Government House in Victoria. The grounds are made up of beautiful lush gardens. We will not be going into the house, we will just stop at the grounds for a quick visit and photos.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, 501 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4 Canada

    We will stop at an appropriate location so you may take photos of the Parliament Building. It is just as beautiful at night as it is during the day as it is lit up with over 3000 lights outlining its beautiful architect.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada, 721 Government St Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5 Canada

    We will stop at an appropriate place to park where you make take some photos of the Historical Empress Hotel and talk about its history.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Carr House, 207 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2K8 Canada

    We will drive by Emily Carr's birth Place and stop for a quick photo and talk about the history quick as we are doing our Luxury City Tour.

    Duration: 3 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up at the YYJ Victoria International Airport, and the B.C. Ferries as well. There is an additional cost for this service so please inquire for rates.Airports
    • Victoria Intl Airport, 1640 Electra Blvd, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 5V4 Canada
    • Victoria Clipper, Coho Ferry, and the Harbor Sea Plane Terminal
    • Harbour Air Seaplanes, 950 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
    • Clipper Vacations, 254 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8V 1W9, Canada
    • Cruise ship dock, James Bay, Victoria, BC V8V 1A1, Canada
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • A maximum of 7 people per booking
    • If you have not already specified, you must advise supplier as soon as possible your ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and departure time so that appropriate arrangements can be made
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Surfside Adventure Tours Ltd.

Activity ID: V-7467P1

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