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Vancouver To Victoria Whale Watching & Butchart Gardens With Return By Speedboat

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time-raw12 hours
Starting point
Your accommodation in Vancouver
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Go whale watching, and explore Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Vancouver Island on this day trip from Vancouver. Combine two activities into one day in the Gulf Islands, and then return to Vancouver via speedboat, cutting the return trip to just two hours.

What to expect?

Get picked up from any address in Vancouver at 7:30am, then transfer to the waterfront to board a whale-watching boat that's bound for Vancouver Island. Listen to a trained naturalist explain the ecosystem as you travel to Victoria on a modern, 62-foot aluminum cruiser that can carry up to 74 passengers. Make yourself comfortable in the outdoor viewing areas or heated passenger seating areas to watch for wildlife.

The waters between Vancouver and Victoria are teeming with fauna; keep your eyes open for the orcas, gray whales, porpoises, seals, and sea lions that are often spotted here. Observe bald eagles, blue herons, and a myriad of other shorebirds as you travel through the spectacular scenery of the Gulf Islands.

Arrive in Victoria and spend some free time exploring the city, then take a 35-minute bus ride to Butchart Gardens to see one of the world's finest floral show gardens. Get picked up at the gardens and transfer back to the shore for an express return to Vancouver by speedboat. After a 2-hour ride, land in Vancouver and be dropped back off at your lodgings.

What is included?

  • Wildlife watching
  • Speed boat return to Vancouver
  • Entry/Admission - The Butchart Gardens
  • Ground transportation

Is this experience for me?

  • Please Note: Minimum of 2 people required per booking
  • Single travelers are subject to a $35 singles supplement
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a partially guided tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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