Victoria Explorer

Victoria has a unique blend of old world charm and new world experiences, making it the perfect place to relax and explore.

Tour Description

British Columbia's capital city of Victoria celebrates a proud history, reflected in its stunning architecture, gardens and culture. Discover all these elements and more, beginning with a scenic ferry from Vancouver bound for the colourful port lands of Victoria.

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Features & Inclusions

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • Victoria city tour, including a visit to Craigdarroch Castle
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Whale-watching excursion

Itinerary

Day 1 - Vancouver/Victoria
After arriving independently in Vancouver, transfer by coach and ferry to Victoria for a three-night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to further explore Victoria. Overnight in Victoria.

Day 2 - Victoria Sightseeing / Butchart Gardens
Discover Victoria’s rich history and scenic beauty on a sightseeing tour of this charming provincial capital. Visit Chinatown, Craigdarroch Castle (admission included), Mount Tolmie Lookout with a 360-degree view of Victoria, Scenic Marine Drive and Beacon Hill Park. You will also visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens with over 20 hectares of sprawling gardens and ample time for independent exploration. Explore the many themed gardens, including the Rose Garden, Sunken Garden with the dramatic Ross fountain waterworks or the perfect precision of the Italian Gardens. Overnight in Victoria.

Day 3 - Victoria Whale Watching 
Embark on an exhilarating coastal excursion in search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbor seals and other marine wildlife. You will ride aboard a 14-meter ocean cruiser or a custom-built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with extraordinary stability giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whalewatching experience. Comments by a certified Marine biologist and naturalist are provided. Overnight in Victoria.

Day 4 - Victoria Departure
Today is your day of departure. Depart Victoria by coach and ferry for your transfer to the Vancouver International Airport.

Accommodation Options

Value Accommodations
Sandman Hotel & Suites Victoria

Superior Accommodations
Hotel Grand Pacific

Deluxe Accommodations
Fairmont Empress

Dates & Prices

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Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy. Prices are correct at the time this web page is published; however are subject to change at time of booking.
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