Victoria – Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour


  • 12 to 13 Hours of Victoria & Butchart Gardens  tour

View the stunning British Columbia coastline from land and sea, with a stop at Butchart Gardens en route to Victoria, a British-inspired city. For a 90-minute voyage through the calm splendor of the Gulf Islands, board a BC Ferries vessel at Tsawwassen port. Marine species, including eagles, sea lions, and whales, are frequently seen from the open decks of cruise ships. Arrive at the Swartz Bay station on Vancouver Island and continue to Butchart Gardens, a beautiful botanical sanctuary. Explore a collection of themed gardens, including the Sunken Garden with its dancing fountain. The gardens have been classified as a Canadian National Historic Site.

The majestic Parliament Buildings and the waterfront Fairmont Empress Hotel are just two examples of Victoria's architectural marvels. Government Street and Chinatown offer a variety of distinctive stores and cafés. Enjoy some free time to absorb in this culturally significant city by strolling along the Inner Harbour for spectacular ocean views. To round up this eclectic tour, take the bus back to Vancouver by ferry. This tour is a must-do for anyone who have not yet visited Victoria, as it is jam-packed with ever-changing Pacific Coast and Vancouver Island experiences.

How to join this tour:

  • Downtown Vancouver hotel pick-up at 10:00 a.m.
  • Burnaby hotel pick-up at: 9:30 a.m.
  • Tour start time: 10:30 a.m.

Note: Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation. 

We offer competitive rates for Private Tours, Car Rental, Hotel and Stay upgrades as well as optional Tours & Attractions:

  • Is your client looking for a Private Tour?  Please let us know. 
  • Would your client like to rent a mid-sized car with an option to upgrade?
  • We provide hotel accommodations in this destination with options to extend the stay, hotel and room upgrades.  Please contact us if you require hotel stay for your client.
  • We also offer a range of Day Tours and Admissions.  Please visit our website at for more information.
  • We can customize an itinerary to meet the specific needs of your client.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.


  • 12 to 13 Hours of Victoria & Butchart Gardens  tour.
    BC Ferries: Scenic 1.5-hour cruise through the Gulf Islands and Active Pass
    Butchart Gardens Admission: Magnificent series of themed gardens
    Victoria City Tour: Downtown Victoria which includes Government Street, Chinatown, Inner Harbour and the Fairmont Empress
    Leisure Time: Enjoy rich architecture, enchanting ocean views, artisan cafes and shopping.
  • Taxes & GST.


  • Travel Insurance - recommended.  We require Travel Agent to secure a signed Waiver in the event client declines your offer to sell Travel Insurance.
    DMCi will require Travel Agent to provide us the signed waiver when required as a part of the Terms & Conditions of Contract.
    DMCi sells Manulife Travel Insurance.  Please check with us for rates. 
  • Gratuities on Tours.
  • Bottled Water.

Accommodations Featured

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.


Room Configuration Beds Occupancy

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

Notes about this Tour

  • Guests must reconfirm pick-up time and location at least 24 to 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Guests will need to notify us of pick-up location changes from the original request or they may be missed.
  • This tour offer a pickup service at specific hotels, please check with us.
  • This tour offer a drop off service to the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) after the tours end. This drop off option must be pre-booked.
  • Drop off time is approximately 1 hour after the tour ends. We are not responsible for traffic or service delays (such as a ferry). Please plan your flights accordingly.
  • Duration of tour may vary due to weather, traffic, road maintenance, and size of the group. Sometimes our tours may run a little longer than displayed due to guest enjoyment.
  • The order of site visitations may vary throughout the season.
  • As our coaches are smaller we need to be advised in advance if a guest will be bringing their luggage due to travelling on a one-way tour or being dropped off at YVR. (2 pieces maximum per person)
  • We can refuse guest luggage if not notified in advance.
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop off in Downtown Vancouver and limited locations in Burnaby offered.
  • Guests should be in the lobby at the pick-up time listed to ensure an on-time tour departure.
  • Guests must present the voucher to the driver guide or Representative at the beginning of the tour.
  • Available seating will be reduced which will allow for on-board distancing.
  • All guests will remain in the same seat for the duration of the tour.
  • Prior to boarding Drivers / Bus Attendants will ask guests if they have flu-like symptoms or have been in contact with any people that have not been well.
  • Guests are required to wear a mask on-board. Guests will be provided a mask complimentary if they do not have their own.
  • Guests may be asked to provide additional information such as an email or phone number to assist with COVID-19 contact tracing.
  • Cleaning will occur throughout the tour (when guests disembark for a stop).
  • Bookings cancelled prior to 24 hours before the departure date will be fully refunded. After that time, all bookings will be considered non-refundable.
  • A No Show, missed departures or unused services will be non-refundable.
  • The service provider retains the right to cancel tours at any time. If an unforeseen cancellation were to occur, the service provider will endeavor to place guests on the next available tour or offer another selection of equal or higher value. 
  • If the service provider unable to accommodate guests, a full refund will be granted.

Operation Info

YearOperating DatesDeparture TimingsTour Code

01 April to 25 May  & 

07 September to 30 September




202226 May to 06 September
Daily – 8:30 am



202201 October to 31 October
Daily – 9:30 am



Blackout dates may apply. Please check with us.

Note: Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation. 



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