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Victoria Inner Harbour Tours and Tickets

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A trim wedge of water rimmed with top landmarks, Victoria’s Inner Harbour is the city’s bustling port. Whether you’re hopping a whale-watching cruise or enjoying a sea breeze, the Inner Harbour is an essential stop when exploring Victoria. Among its highlights are the elegant Fairmont Empress hotel and the narrow streets beyond.

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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver

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Explore British Columbia’s coastline by land and sea on this Victoria and Butchart Gardens tour from Vancouver. Hop aboard your ferry and enjoy a cruise through the beautiful Gulf Islands. Stand on the deck and watch the waves for whales and sea lions, and keep your eyes on the skies for eagles. Visit the botanical Butchart Gardens, where trickling fountains sit among themed flowerbeds and sunken gardens. Explore vibrant corners of Victoria such as Chinatown and the Inner Harbour at your leisure and soak up the metropolitan atmosphere.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.93
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$190.93

Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight
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Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight

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Enjoy swift travel and breathtaking views over British Columbia on this Victoria to Vancouver seaplane flight. Hop aboard your seaplane in Victoria’s Inner Harbour and take to the skies with your pilot. Enjoy panoramic views over local landmarks including Ogden Point, the Fairmont Empress Hotel and the BC Parliament Buildings. Soar over the Gulf Islands’ sandy beaches and dense forests, and look out for the mighty Lion’s Gate Bridge and Brockton Peninsula.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$192.51
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$192.51

2-day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at The Fairmont Empress
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2-day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at The Fairmont Empress

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Experience the signature beauty of British Columbia on a 2-day tour of Victoria from Vancouver. Traveling by coach, ferry, and float plane, you’ll explore the region’s many waterways, mountains, and local wildlife. Spend two days visiting the city’s top attractions, including Butchart Gardens, and snapping postcard-worthy photos. Overnight, enjoy a luxurious stay at the 4-star Fairmont Empress hotel.
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  • 2 days
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$594.32
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$594.32
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4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a one and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00
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Private Small Group Tour of Victoria & to Butchart Gardens

Private Small Group Tour of Victoria & to Butchart Gardens

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Explore the city of Victoria and the famous Butchart Gardens on this half-day guided tour. On the way to the gardens, stop at several attractions including Beacon Hill Park, Craigdarroch Castle, and Mount Tolmie Park. While at the Butchart Gardens, take in the impressive floral displays and the many theme gardens. On the return trip, visit Chinatown, Parliament, and the Empress Hotel.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$550.60
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$550.60
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2-Day Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at the Inn at Laurel Point

2-Day Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at the Inn at Laurel Point

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Enjoy the many attractions of Victoria, the charming capital of British Columbia, during this overnight tour from Vancouver. Take an included ferry ride to Vancouver Island, enjoying the scenery and looking for whales on the way. Then enjoy included admission to Butchart Gardens and a short sightseeing tour before checking into a 4-star hotel in central Victoria. Enjoy the next 24 hours to spend as you wish before heading back to Vancouver on a scenic floatplane ride. Your Victoria excursion also includes round-trip hotel transport from Vancouver.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$429.20
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$429.20
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Grand City With High Tea At Butchart Gardens Tour

Grand City With High Tea At Butchart Gardens Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City with High Tea at Butchart Gardens Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a two and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees, as well as a classic British Style High Tea with mouth-watering scones, delicious pastries, savory chowder, exquisite tea sandwiches, sumptuous desserts, and a selection of fine teas. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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$250.00
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3-Hour Butchart Gardens and City Tour

3-Hour Butchart Gardens and City Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Butchart Gardens and City Tour covers some of the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers, and the world-famous gardens located 15 miles outside of the city. For over a century, Butchart Gardens has been the premier attraction for travelers visiting Victoria. Enjoy BUTCHART GARDENS, a one and a half hour stop for a unique and remarkable experience, including 900 varieties of flowers and 120 varieties of trees. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
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2-Hour Grand City Tour

2-Hour Grand City Tour

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Our professional historian is able to include many significant sites not offered in other tours. Enjoy the tour in our rare 1997 Bentley New Turbo R Exl built by Rolls Royce. Only 823 were built, all between 1995-97. Our Grand City Tour covers all the main attractions in Victoria, the city of flowers. This finely crafted tour includes more attractions than we can list in the "What to Expect" section.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Ghostly Walking Tour in Victoria

Ghostly Walking Tour in Victoria

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You might not guess from the pretty gardens and charming streets, but the city of Victoria is full of ghosts, or at least ghost stories. Walk with your guide through some of the most haunted spots in town, hearing the spooky and tragic tales from Victoria’s past. You never know, you may go home with a story of your own….
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.64
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$16.64

Enjoy A Private Tour of Beautiful Victoria!

Enjoy A Private Tour of Beautiful Victoria!

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We provide a personal experience with a friendly, professional tour guide in a large luxury deluxe van!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$273.32
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$273.32
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Christmas Tour

Victoria and Butchart Gardens Christmas Tour

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Enjoy a festive buzz in British Columbia on this 12-hour Victoria and Butchart Gardens Christmas tour from Vancouver. Take a 90-minute cruise through the Gulf Islands with your guide. Watch the waves for native marine wildlife and enjoy panoramic coastal views. In Victoria, explore the vibrant shops and cafes of Government Street, Chinatown and the Inner Harbour under the twinkling Christmas lights. Visit Butchart Gardens, famous for their themed flowerbeds and attractive statues. Experience the gardens’ festive feel among the wreaths and carol-singers, and embrace the magic of Christmas!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.93
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$190.93

Vancouver->Victoria Tour | Visit Craigdarroch Castle and Butchart Garden Private

Vancouver->Victoria Tour | Visit Craigdarroch Castle and Butchart Garden Private

Our tour is made specially for people interested in the culture and history of Victoria, as well as British Columbia. Your tour starts with the initial pickup from a Vancouver hotel. You will depart to the grand BC ferry and relax at the scenic cruise through the Gulf Islands. Start your tour by going to the Butchart garden and spend some time admiring the flower filled paths, discover the many themed gardens and admire masterful landscaping along the way. After your garden visit, we will head towards Victoria to see the Craigdarroch Castle, through the car ride you’ll see landmarks like the Legislature Buildings, Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park and more. Once you are at the 'Castle', you will have a guided tour of the Castle explaining its history and its Cultural Significance while looking at the awe inspiring Gothic architecture. Visit the scenic marine and then come back to the ferry to finish the trip. Please note: This private tour requires a two person minimum for booking.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$513.02
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$513.02

Downtown Victoria Food & City Tour

Downtown Victoria Food & City Tour

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Treat your taste buds to a walking food tour of Victoria’s bustling Fort & Blanshard Streets. Once known as Antique Row for its abundance of vintage shops, this hip neighborhood is now filled with trendy restaurants, modern boutique shops, and home to the arts district. Follow a local gourmet guide to some of the best eateries in the area including a tea salon, a European-style deli, an authentic taqueria, Middle-Eastern street food, and more. Chat with shop owners and chefs along the way to gain insight into Victoria’s thriving culinary scene. Group size is limited to 12 for a more personalized tasting experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.46
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Victoria Harbour and Butchart Gardens One Day Tour from Vancouver (Mandarin&Eng)

Victoria Harbour and Butchart Gardens One Day Tour from Vancouver (Mandarin&Eng)

Today, we will take a ferry to Victoria, where we will visit the Butchart Gardens, Chinatown, Victoria Harbour, the Legislative Building, Beacon Hill Park, Empress Hotel or visit the Royal British Columbia Museum at your own expense. Afterwards we will continue to the Beacon Hill Park and Mile Zero. At sunset, we will take the BC ferry for returning back to Vancouver.
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  • 12 hours
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Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

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When you make port in Victoria, discover top city attractions in style on this 2-hour Victoria castles and neighborhoods bike tour. Follow your guide by bicycle through Victoria and gain insight into the city’s colorful past. Explore diverse districts such as the Inner Harbour, Cook Street Village and Chinatown. Take in panoramic views over Dallas Road’s waterfront and marvel at the creepy Craigdarroch Castle. Spin through pretty Moss Rock Park and Beacon Hill Park, and enjoy the creative buzz of leafy Fernwood.
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  • 2 hours
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$51.49
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Historical Victoria Walking Tour
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Historical Victoria Walking Tour

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Explore quaint Victoria on this guided walking tour with a local historian. Along the way, take in picturesque views of the city’s Inner Harbour and wander the streets, alleyways, and town squares of Old Town, Bastion Square, and Chinatown, while learning about Victoria's history. Plus, hear about its past scandals like opium smuggling.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$16.59
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$16.59

Victoria Scavenger Hunt: Essential Victoria

Victoria Scavenger Hunt: Essential Victoria

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Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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$12.72
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Victoria Harbour: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Victoria Harbour: a Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Listen to a tour guide through your smartphone as you discover this historical section of Vancouver and the Inner Harbour. On this easy to walk 4 km (one way) tour you'll see a variety of historical sites, music venues, artisan shops and marine living that make up the harbour section of the city. Highlights include Chinatown, Market Square, Waddington Alley, Inner Harbour, the Parliament Buildings, Fisherman's Wharf and much more! Live GPS map shows where you are and where to go next. As you get close, tour guide commentary will automatically play. The tour also comes with a fun location based trivia game. After the commentary plays, look at your device and tap your guess at the answer. Keep the professional tour guide experience, ditch the crowded tour groups, tight schedules and high prices. Enjoy anytime, not just on your booking date. Stop & start anywhere along route. Note: the number of travelers you select is the number of devices you can download the tour to.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.54
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Short Stay Beautiful Butchart Gardens and City Highlights Private tour
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Short Stay Beautiful Butchart Gardens and City Highlights Private tour

On this private tour through a locals eyes from historical to modern day Victoria, Self guided tour of Butchart Gardens and have time to explore our historic modern city, Victoria's oldest neighbourhoods, view from outside Craigdarroch Castle and those hidden gem spots along the way. Sit back and enjoy a scenic drive to Butchart Gardens. Explore enchanting Butchart Gardens at your own pace. Opportunity to visit Butterfly gardens if you like to stop after the gardens. Amazing 360 mountain top view of Victoria and beautiful Olympic mountains. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the Inner Harbour while looking at the spectacular Parliament Building and historic Empress Hotel. We will tour through Chinatown and colorful Fisherman's Wharf. Butchart Gardens dinning, high tea and wineries requires Reservations, please let me know if you like to incorporate into this private tour reservations are required.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$282.00
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$282.00
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Christmas in Victoria and the Butchart Gardens

Christmas in Victoria and the Butchart Gardens

Make this Christmas one to remember with this tour to Victoria and Butchart Gardens from downtown Victoria. Travel to Butchart Gardens to explore the holiday-themed lights, including a 12 Days of Christmas display. Mosey on through the neighborhoods of Victoria to see some of the best residential displays in the city, and then end the night with a visit to Inner Harbour to get you in the spirit of Christmas with more views of festive lights.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$356.50
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Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Victoria

Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Victoria

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Capture lasting memories of your vacation in Victoria by hiring a private photographer for a one-hour shoot. You'll have your choice of a variety of scenic routes, with stops for professional photos along the way. Around 30 high-res photographs will be available to you within five days of your photo shoot.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$319.00
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$319.00
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Victoria Self-Guided Audio Tour

Victoria Self-Guided Audio Tour

This fascinating audio guided tour will show you the beautiful west coast city of Victoria. You'll learn about the region's history with the native aboriginals and about its fur trading roots. Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set the pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this exciting city. You will see wonderful examples of architecture by Francis Rattenbury throughout the city and buildings which have been regenerated and stood the test of time, such as the famous Empress Hotel. To discover this vibrant city in your own time and at your own pace just download this self-guided audio tour, pop in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and start walking. The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Grab a bite to eat or do some shopping along the way. Please note that this tour is only available in English.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$15.29
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$15.29

Vancouver to Victoria day tour Private

Vancouver to Victoria day tour Private

Enjoy an exciting day tour in Victoria packed with engaging activities. Start your day by getting on board a luxury car taking you to the ferry terminal in Tsawwassen. During the ferry ride, walk around the deck while enjoying the scenery and look out for orcas, seals, and other marine life. First, we will visit the Butchart Gardens, where you will be awestruck by an oasis of lush green and colourful blooms, stretching for 55 acres of flowers, trees, pathways, and creeks. The garden features a sunken garden, a world-famous rose garden, and an excellent restaurant serving high tea daily. Then, we will take a scenic journey by the ocean en route to the city center of Victoria. Drive by the University of Victoria, Oak Bay, the Uplands, Beacon Hill Park, and finally Downtown Victoria with its BC Parliament Building, Empress Hotel, Chinatown, and Craigdarroch Castle. Have lunch or a small bite at your leisure.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$712.21
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$712.21
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What people are saying about Victoria-Inner-Harbour tours and tickets

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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
"We were picked up at the Hyatt in Vancouver. Our tour director/bus driver Alex was excellent. Very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. I would have liked more time at the Butchart Gardens, but I understand there are time restrictions with catching the ferry back."..."
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Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight
"Great flight to Vancouver from Victoria for only 35 mins def save the time! Great view in the middle as well"..."
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2-day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at The Fairmont Empress
"Great trip! All very straightforward with pick up and the driver, Jack, did an excellent job. The Butchart Gardens are lovely and the hotel in Victoria, beautiful. Highlight of the trip - the seaplane back to Vancouver. I had great weather but it was really special!! Would definitely recommend."..."
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4-Hour Grand City and Butchart Gardens Tour
"Richard arrives before the cruise disembarked. He is very knowledgeable in the history of the area. He gave a very good tour."..."
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2-Day Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at the Inn at Laurel Point
"Well worth it for the additional time to explore Victoria, a highlight of our BC trip, as was the float plane ride back to Vancouver. Highly recommended!"..."
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Ghostly Walking Tour in Victoria
"Loved this tour through Victoria. Our story teller was wonderful and hearing different ghostly encounters was awesome. Highly recommend, the best hour tour."..."
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Enjoy A Private Tour of Beautiful Victoria!
"We had a limited time and our guide, Melanie, provided us with a wonderful trip to most of the city. She was extremely informative, conscious of our needs and left us with a love of Victoria. Thank you Melanie!"..."
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Christmas Tour
"This tour was the best experience of my entire vacation in Vancouver. Our tour guide Gordie was extremely helpful and friendly. He took extra efforts to take me to places which were not even in the package. I am really thankful to him for his gesture. The best part of the tour is definitely the ferry with beautiful views. I highly recommend taking this tour."..."
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Downtown Victoria Food & City Tour
"Our group of 4 really enjoyed our food tour. Brenda was very knowledge and took us to some wonderful “off the beaten track” spots that we likely would not have discovered. We ate a lot of food, savory and sweet and all delicious! Plus she recommended some other restaurants and happy hours that we checked out and enjoyed."..."
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Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour
"This was my third visit to Victoria and the best to date. On previous visits we walked to lunch or to an excursion, this time we really got a great overview of the entire town and got to see the popular highlights. Highly recommend."..."
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Historical Victoria Walking Tour
"A very interesting and knowledgeable interpreter. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour! The heating devices made sure I didn’t miss a thing"..."
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Victoria Inner Harbour hours of operation: Open daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.