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Butchart Gardens Tour from Victoria

Butchart Gardens Tour from Victoria

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Take a sweet-smelling stroll through Victoria’s famous Butchart Gardens, spanning 55 acres (22.2 hectares) of beautifully designed flower beds, lily ponds, footbridges, and thematic landscapes. With a convenient pickup location and a flexible return shuttle schedule, it’s an easy way to experience one of Victoria’s most popular attractions. Visit during summer or holiday season evenings to witness special luminous displays that add an extra touch of enchantment to the gardens.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.27
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$59.27
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Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

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Soar over downtown Victoria and surrounds on a thrilling, 20-minute seaplane flight! Take to the skies right from the water and enjoy an unforgettable aerial perspective of the harbor, coastline, Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains towering in the distance. With a maximum of five passengers, it’s an intimate, small-group ride navigated by an expert pilot.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.12
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$100.12
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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

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Explore Victoria's history and culinary scene on this walking tour of the British Columbian city. Follow a guide to highlights such as the Parliament Buildings, the Inner Harbor Causeway, Trounce Alley, Bastion and Market squares, Fan Tan Alley, the Harmonious Gates of Interest, and the Victoria Public Market. Along the way, stop for between food tastings of craft beer, chocolate, tea, tapas, cheese, bread, olive oil, and other local products.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.76
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$51.76
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Half-Day Victoria to Cowichan Valley Wine Tour with Tastings
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Half-Day Victoria to Cowichan Valley Wine Tour with Tastings

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Discover the wines of the Cowichan Valley on a wine tour from Victoria, and taste your way through part of Vancouver Island's fascinating wine trail. You’ll visit three wineries for tastings and tours, and enjoy lunch at a boutique winery surrounded by rolling vineyards. This wine tour includes round-trip transport from downtown Victoria, lunch, and tastings, for the perfect introduction to Vancouver Island wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.01
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$115.01

Grizzly Bear Expedition
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Grizzly Bear Expedition

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Your expedition starts at our Campbell River Marine Centre where you will meet our friendly, professional crew and briefed on the safety of our flagship vessel, Pacific Seeker. From there we will make our way deep into Desolation Sound, keeping our eyes open for whales and other marine mammals in the area. After a two hour scenic boat ride we'll arrive at the Orford River in Bute Inlet where you will be met by members of the Homalco First Nations. After learning about the Grizzlies and traditional first nations culture, you'll be taken by road into the forest where there are numerous viewing platforms allowing for up close and personal grizzly watching opportunities. Bear tours themselves last an an average of three hours.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$494.93
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$494.93
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Nothin' To Wine about Winery Adventure in Cowichan Valley
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Nothin' To Wine about Winery Adventure in Cowichan Valley

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This no hassle day of wine tasting includes pickup and drop off from your location right in the Cowichan Valley! Pick up is at 11:30am. We spend the day visiting 3 of the renowned wineries of the Cowichan Valley. Crank your favourite tunes between wineries and jump on the karaoke mic. We promise we wont judge you. ;)
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.14
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$116.14
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Vancouver Island Cycling Tour including Lunch and Wine Tasting

Vancouver Island Cycling Tour including Lunch and Wine Tasting

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Ride a bike through Vancouver Island's cycling paths and quiet country roads on a full-day bike tour from Vancouver that combines farm-fresh food, local wine, and active exploring. You'll cross the gorgeous Straight of Georgia on the ferry, then hop on a bike to start the 34-mile (55-km.) route, riding through the Saanich Peninsula to Swartz Bay. Stops include a cafe lunch prepared with locally-sourced foods, and a wine tasting at beautiful De Vine Vineyard, with great views across the Saanich Peninsula, the San Juan Islands, and the Olympic Peninsula.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$184.83
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$184.83

Great Bears of Bute: Grizzly Bear Viewing & Indigenous Cultural Tour
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Great Bears of Bute: Grizzly Bear Viewing & Indigenous Cultural Tour

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Witness grizzly bears in their natural habitat on this breathtaking wildlife, cultural and marine tour. Join an Indigenous guide and visit the traditional territory of the Homalco First Nations in Bute Inlet. Bear viewing, whale watching and cultural exploration make for a one-of-a-kind adventure. This is the only bear tour from Campbell River that is 100% indigenous owned and provides you with an immersive indigenous experience from start to finish. By choosing Homalco Tours you help contribute to the cultural and economic recovery of the Homalco First Nation people and youth. Thank you for choosing us and in the language of our people "ʔiymot" (it is good).
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$392.59
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$392.59
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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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The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens Shuttle and Entry

The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens Shuttle and Entry

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The Butchart Gardens is one of Victoria’s top attractions, and during the Christmas holiday season it comes alive with twinkling lights and beautiful illuminations. On this small-group tour—limited to 14 people—begin with pickup at your downtown Victoria hotel and enjoy a festive visit to the world-famous gardens. Sing along to traditional carols through the Twelve Days of Christmas display and enjoy a Christmas to remember in Victoria.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.15
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$64.15
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Victoria Welcome Tour: Private Tour with a Local

Victoria Welcome Tour: Private Tour with a Local

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With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.76
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$28.76
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Spring Season Sport Fishing Adventure Charter for Salmon Fishing & Bottom Fish

Spring Season Sport Fishing Adventure Charter for Salmon Fishing & Bottom Fish

Spring is the ideal time to fish for king salmon, Chinook salmon, and bottom fish along the west coast of Vancouver Island. On this full-day tour from Ucluelet, set sail on a charter boat and enjoy a completely customized experience, with an expert guide that knows all the best spots. Spend as long as you like fishing, look out for whales and sea lions along the coast, or simply relax on deck and soak up the scenery.
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  • 8 hours
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$334.19
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$334.19
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Sport Fishing Adventure on the Rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island

Sport Fishing Adventure on the Rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island

Reel in halibut, salmon, and much more on an 8-hour chartered fishing tour from Vancouver. You can leave your tackle box at home, as all necessary gear and bait is offered at no additional cost. Allow your captain to navigate the coastal waters of the Barkley Sound to find the prime fishing spots. While waiting for a tug on the line, keep your eyes peeled for eagles, sea lions, whales, and other local wildlife.
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  • 8 hours
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$483.60
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$483.60
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Guided Hike to Ripple Rock
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Guided Hike to Ripple Rock

Join on this 8km round trip hike through our coastal rain forest. Emerge on top of the bluff overlooking Seymour Narrows and the site of the historic Ripple Rock explosion. Tour includes transportation from our office, lunch on the bluff, and an experienced guide and naturalist. Let our guide share knowledge of the local history. This is a moderate hike, trail is well maintained, however there are some fairly steep hills, and uneven terrain. Comfortable hiking shoes and water are required.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.56
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Brewery and Distillery Tour
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Brewery and Distillery Tour

Join us as we visit some of the best Brewery's and Distilleries the Comox Valley and Campbell River have to offer. Sample a flight from each brewery and decide which is your favorite, let your taste buds try something new! Discover about the process of how beer and spirits are created. Whats Included: - lunch, - a flight at two breweries, - a tasting and tour at one distillery, - transportation in our 15-passenger Ford Transit Van
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.56
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$93.56
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The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens

The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens

The Magic of Christmas allows you to sample the wonderful winter sights & tastes of Saanich beyond Butchart Gardens to the hidden gems of the Paradise Peninsula's craft farm-to-table and spectacular scenic views. Let us transport you into the future of travel in the elegant, sporty luxury of a Tesla Signature Model S 85 or new Model 3: the world's first fully-electric, solar-powered* touring sedans. NEW: Tesla Model X SUV for 6! Inspired by his grandmother's garden, the Butcharts' transformed their family home & cement factory on Tod Inlet into one of the world's premier floral show gardens. Slake your post-garden thirst at a local craft cafe, vineyard, distillery, or brewery. Your 4 to 8-hour Tesla Tour will visit Butchart Gardens with optional visits to Butterfly Gardens or your choice of Saanich-area vineyards, honey farms, distilleries, & tea-rooms (tasting fees included, admission fees & meals not included). Admission tickets may be purchased at the gate and online
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$624.37
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$624.37
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What people are saying about Day Trips in Vancouver Island

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Butchart Gardens Tour from Victoria
"Convenient and pleasurable way to get to the beautiful Butchart Gardens. Bus was close to ferry dock and driver was informative and personable."..."
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Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour
"Very exciting! My 5 year old screamed on take off and landing then exclaimed, “that was so fun!” Lol"..."
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Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
"Andy was a great tour guide. He enthusiastically shared his knowledge and love for the history and food of the city. The sampling stops he selected were first class and the sample sizes sufficient to get a real taste without feeling bloated by the end of the tour."..."
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Half-Day Victoria to Cowichan Valley Wine Tour with Tastings
"The wineries were great and Eric the tour leader was fun and informative.|Would go again on this tour."..."
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Vancouver Island Cycling Tour including Lunch and Wine Tasting
"Could not fault this fantastic day of cycling & chatting. Paul was a brilliant tour guide. Newbies to Vancouver should put this tour as their No 1. Cycled through beautiful woodland & countryside. Finally ended up in Victoria for a wonderful lunch."..."
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The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens Shuttle and Entry
"We were delighted with this experience. Having previously visited the gardens only during the summer months, we were thrilled with the displays and cheerfulness of this Christmas experience. Our shuttle driver gave us key tips on making the experience unforgettable."..."

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