Luxury Holidays - Victoria


  • 3 Nights accommodation at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.
  • Meet & Greet and transfer from YYJ Airport to Fairmont Empress.
  • Daily Plated Full American Breakfast.
  • Private 4-hour tour of Victoria.
  • Admission ticket to self-guided tour of Butchart Gardens.
  • Optional Tours & Admissions.
  • Option to extend stay.

Victoria is located on the south east end of Vancouver Island on the west coast of British Columbia.  Major Canadian airlines fly into YYJ, the main airport in Victoria.  Alternatively, visitors can take a ferry ride which is an hour and a half from mainland Vancouver or a seaplane flight from Vancouver to downtown Victoria. The Capital of British Columbia, Victoria is also known as the Garden City of British Columbia.  

Architecturally beautiful featuring many stately homes and hotels, the most famous of which is the Fairmont Empress, where you will be staying on your Victoria Luxury Holiday Experience.

With generally mild temperatures for all seasons, including winter, there are tours and activities that run all seasons.  Whale watching and ecology tours, adventure kayaking, fishing, and even surfing are tours and activities that visitors can indulge in.  A golfer’s paradise, Victoria attracts golfers, both beginners and experts from all over the world to experience their beautiful and challenging courses. Victoria offers golf experiences with some of the best vistas on earth.


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


We offer competitive rates for a Private Tour, Car, SUV or Minivan Rental, Upgrade & Extend Hotel Stay, optional Tours & Attractions.

  • Is your client looking for a Private Tour?  Let us know. 
  • Would your client like to rent a car?  
  • Would your client like to upgrade the hotel?  We offer hotel stay extension as well as Hotel and Room Upgrades. 
  • Please check us with on the various optional tours and attractions.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

This afternoon arrive at Victoria International Airport (YYJ).  Our representative will meet you at the arrivals and will transfer you to the stately Fairmont Empress.  Designed by Francis Rattenbury and built in classic architecture style, the hotel opened doors in 1908.  Featuring 464 tastefully furnished rooms, the hotel has hosted the rich and famous including Shirley Temple, Rita Hayworth, Jack Benny, Roger Moore, and Katharine Hepburn.  King George VI and Queen Elizabeth attended a luncheon at the Empress during their 1939 royal tour of Canada. 

Spend your evening exploring Victoria’s downtown and harbour.

Overnight in Victoria, BC.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then proceed to explore Victoria.

Embark on a private tour of Victoria with your own private vehicle and driver cum guide.  Your tour starts with a visit to Fisherman’s Wharf before winding through the streets of downtown Victoria.  Your tour will take you through Victoria’s famous China Town.  From there, the tour will proceed to Beacon Hill Park, passing the impressive Victorian style BC Parliament Building. 

Beacon Hill Park is famous for the “The Mile Zero” monument, the marker of the start of the over 8,000 km Trans-Canada Highway that spans the entire length of Canada. The monument is located on a large grassy knoll adjacent to the beautiful Beacon Hill Park.  Mile Zero is also home to a statue of Terry Fox, a Canadian icon. From here, you will pass along scenic roads and through the Vancouver Island countryside to Craigdarroch Castle.  The final stop point of your tour will be the Butchart Gardens, where you will have free time (usually one hour depending on how much time is left on your tour) to explore this world famous garden on your own.

Overnight in Victoria, BC.
Spend the day exploring Victoria or go on any one of our tours which we offer.

Your choices include a Whale Watching Cruise or Seaplane Tour of Victoria. 

Whale Watching - Our three-hour whale watching tour run daily from April through October.   Watch thirty-foot killer whale launch its twenty-thousand-pound body into the air before gliding smoothly into the ocean’s depths slapping their tail in the water as they dive.  Experience BC’s enchanting marine wildlife – orcas, porpoises, sea lions, humpback whales, bald eagles.  A certified marine naturalist with knowledge and passion for Vancouver Island’s marine wildlife is on board the vessel providing guests with firsthand knowledge of the ocean, the animals and marine wildlife that inhabit the ocean off Vancouver Island.  The cruiser is equipped with hydrophones to bring the underwater experience to you.  Clients must carry warm jackets on this tour.  It gets cold on the water even in summer.

Seaplane Tour of Victoria - One of the most popular seaplane tours, this tour departs from Victoria’s Inner Harbour. The 30-minute trip is an ideal starter to seaplane aviation.  With a maximum of five passengers, it is an intimate, small-group flight navigated by an expert pilot. The tour includes spectacular vistas of downtown Victoria and the Strait of Juan De Fuca.  Admire the jagged coastline and majestic mountains in the backdrop, and the Olympic Mountains in the distance. Enjoy unique views of the buildings surrounding the harbour and the grand houses perched above the rugged coastline. The exhilarating spray of the water is always a highlight during take-off and landing.

Overnight in Victoria, BC.
Your luxury tour ends today.  

Check out of your hotel at 11:00 AM.

End of your Victoria Luxury Tour Experience.
Did you find what you were looking for?  Let our Canada destination specialists take the stress away and tailor a holiday that suits your interest and wallet.  
Are you travelling as a group of 10 persons or more? Check with us for our special group rates including transportation.
Contact our Canada Destination Specialist

Inclusions

  • 3 Nights’ Accommodations.  
  • Meet & Greet and private transfer from YYJ Airport to Fairmont Empress Hotel.
  • Daily Plated Full American Breakfast.
  • Private 4-hour tour of Victoria.
  • Admission to self-guided tour of Butchart Gardens.
  • Taxes and GST.

Exclusions

  • Airfare.
  • Departure transfer from Fairmont Empress to YYJ Airport.
  • Meals.
  • 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.  
  • Bottled Water.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • Optional Tours & Admissions.
  • Option to extend stay.

Accommodations Featured

DestinationHotelRoom TypeTour Code
Victoria, BCFairmont Empress HotelFairmont RoomDM-LUXYYJFA-L
Should the listed hotels not be available, it will be replaced with alternate accommodation of a similar quality.

We offer upgrade of hotel/hotel room subject to availability. 

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

Tariffs

Room Configuration Beds Occupancy
TWIN or
SINGLE or
TRIPLE
QUAD
TWIN + 1 YOUTH + 1 CHILD
TWIN + 2 CHILD

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

Optional Tour

Optional Tours & Admissions (subject to operation due to Covid-19)

Recommended

  • Victoria - Harbour Air Seaplanes - Victoria Panorama.
  • Victoria - Orca Spirit Adventures - Whale Watching & Ocean Wildlife Tour.

For more optional tours, please visit – Day Tours & Admissions

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

Notes about this Tour

Operation Info

YearOperation Dates
202101 January to 31 October
Blackout date – 15 May 2021

Additional blackout dates may apply. Please check with us.

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