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Gardens, High Tea and Victoria

per person

The best way to experience Vancouver Island, the city of Victoria (British Columbia capital city) and the renowned Butchart Gardens in just one day.

Your excursion will include:

  • Tsawwassen – A 45 – minute drive away from downtown Vancouver, you will pass by the town of Tsawwassen. The closest point of land between the mainland and Vancouver Island, Tsawwassen is home to the newest and second largest shopping mall in BC.
  • BC Ferries – Your private tour vehicle will drive right onto a BC Ferries ship, the largest passenger ferry line in North America. During your 90-minute trip across the Strait of Georgia , you will have a chance to enjoy the on board ferry amenities such as a full service restaurant, gift shop or video games for the kids. If you venture out on deck, keep your eyes peeled for wildlife.  Occasionally spotted throughout a sailing are eagles, seals, orcas, Pacific white-sided dolphins or grey whales.
  • Butchart Gardens – Designated a National historic site, this is one of Victoria’s most famous and popular attractions! As you make your way around the gardens, you’ll walk through intricately laid stone paths and lined with colorful flowers and trees.  The gardens adjusts their floral displays (over a million plants in 900 varieties!) to suit the season, it’s just as spectacular in the Spring and Fall as it is in the Summer.
  • Saanich Peninsula – This is the heart of Victoria. The Inner Harbour is a legacy to one of Canada’s most notable architects, Francis Rattenbury.  The landscape along the harbour is dominated by two of his most famous works, the Parliament Buildings and The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Suggested optional activities are a visit to the Royal BC Museum, Government Street and Historic Chinatown.

TRAVEL OPTION:  You may choose to return to Vancouver via seaplane. (contact us to get a quote for a private or a scheduled seaplane flight)

At the conclusion of this tour we will deliver you back to your hotel.

OPTIONAL LUNCH : With this private tour, we can make a reservation for you (additional cost) so you can enjoy the High Tea at Butchart Gardens or at the famous Fairmont Empress hotel. In case you wish to have lunch on your own, we can recommend a local restaurant for you to dine (reservations not included) Please ask us for more details.

Please use these links to view the menus for High Tea

Butchart Gardens High Tea

Fairmont Empress Hotel  High Tea

Cancellation Policy:
15 days prior to the service:
25% Non-Refundable

7 days prior to the service:
50% Non-refundable

2 days prior to the service:
100% Non-refundable

13 Hours | Available: All Year Round
  • Departure
    Downtown Vancouver, BC
  • Departure Time
    7:30 am by ferry or 9:30 am by seaplane
  • Return Time
    8:15 pm by ferry or 5:30 pm by seaplane
  • Dress Code
    Casual & comfortable walking shoes
  • Include
    Luxury vehicle
    Guide Gratuities
    BC Ferry Tolls and Fees
    Adm. to Butchart Gardens
    Bottled Water/Soda/Juice
    Homemade Cookies
    Ferry Reservations Roundtrip
    Lunch Options (see above)
    Personal Tour Guide
  • Not Included
    Hot Drinks
    Heavy winter gear rental
    Alpine Lunch
    Wine tastings at each winery
    Charcuterie picnic lunch
    Snack between wine tastings
    Private Airplane Flight
    Gourmet Boxed Lunch
    Private Seaplane Flight
    Private Helicopter Flight
    Adm. to Grouse Skyride
    Adm. to Suspension Bridge
    Social Media Frame Cutouts
    Use of Selfie Stick
    Use of Tripod
    Ice Cream Treat
    Adm. to Science World
    Adm. to Vancouver Aquarium
    Adm. to Peak 2 Peak Gondola
    Adm. to Sea to Sky Gondola
    4G LTE Wi-Fi (Denali Only)
    Yukon Denali/Mercedes Benz Sprinter
    Departure Taxes
    Entry Fees
    Airport Transfers
    Breakfast