Victoria + Butchart Gardens Winter Tour

Butchart Gardens, Victoria Harbour, BC Ferries & the Fairmont Empress Hotel

  • Credit: The Butchart Gardens
  • Bridge Covered In Snow At The Butchard GardensCredit: The Butchart Gardens
  • Japanese Garden at The Magic Of Christmas at Butchart GardensCredit: The Butchart Gardens

The Victoria + Butchart Gardens Tour starts with a 90-minute cruise aboard BC Ferries, and just gets better. With scenery so jaw-dropping you won’t want to blink, relax and enjoy the voyage across the Georgia Strait and through the Gulf Islands. From exploring the Inner Harbour of BC’s capital city of Victoria–named after British monarch Queen Victoria–to Butchart Gardens, 22 breathtaking hectares (55 acres) of meticulously manicured beauty, this tour delivers a royally spectacular day-trip to remember.

Highlights include:

  • Victoria’s Inner Harbour including Fairmont Empress Hotel, Parliament Buildings, Chinatown, Downtown & Beacon Hill Park
  • Add-On an optional scenic Harbour Air seaplane return. Please inquire for pricing.

Stops include:

  • The botanical paradise of world famous Butchart Gardens
  • Ample leisure time to relax and discover

We’ve compiled a list of our most common questions and some fun facts. Still have questions? We can help! Give us a call at 604-451-1600.

Which hotels do you pick up at?
How long will we spend on BC Ferries?
How much time will we spend at Butchart Gardens?
How much free time will we have in Victoria?
What can I do during my free time in Victoria?

See our General FAQ.

Did you know?

  • Some famous people from Victoria include NBA basketball player Steve Nash, and Grammy Award winning singer Nelly Furtado.
  • Butchart Gardens employs 50 full time and 12 part time gardeners.