4 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Explore the beautifully historic center of Victoria, then trade downtown streets for the flower-lined paths of Butchart Gardens on a half-day, private tour of the city. You'll start with a trip to Fisherman's Wharf, then see the Parliament Buildings, the Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park, and Craigdarroch Castle, following scenic roads through the Vancouver Island countryside. With departures throughout the day, this tour of Victoria highlights is priced per vehicle, and can be tailored to your private group of up to seven people.
- Half-day tour of Victoria and Butchart Gardens
- See the historic landmarks of the Victoria Harbor
- Learn about local history and culture
- Free time to visit Butchart Gardens
- Pickup and drop-off at your location in Victoria
- Private tour ensures personalized service
- Flat-rate pricing for up to seven people
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Live commentary on board
Pickup and drop-off in Victoria
Admissions to Butchart Gardens
Food and drinks
Cruise Port Passenger Pick Up Fee is not included. (Please inquire)
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
We will pick up at the YYJ Victoria International Airport, and the B.C. Ferries as well. There is an additional cost for this service so please inquire for rates.
- Victoria Intl Airport, 1640 Electra Blvd, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 5V4 Canada
- Victoria Clipper, Coho Ferry, and the Harbor Sea Plane Terminal
- Harbour Air Seaplanes, 950 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
- Clipper Vacations, 254 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8V 1W9, Canada
- Cruise ship dock, James Bay, Victoria, BC V8V 1A1, Canada
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A maximum of 7 people per booking
- If you have not already specified, you must advise supplier as soon as possible your ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and departure time so that appropriate arrangements can be made
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY Surfside Adventure Tours Ltd.
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
What is the policy on sanitization during Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Victoria City and Butchart Gardens Private Half-Day Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- "Our guide gave us 90 minutes to tour the gardens which was adequate on this particular day as the crowds weren't bad." See review
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