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Vancouver to Butchart Gardens Christmas Tour
Vancouver to Butchart Gardens Christmas Tour


  • Take a scenic 1.5-hour ferry cruise through the Gulf Islands
  • See the festive decorations of Government Street, Chinatown and the Inner Harbour
  • Experience the Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens
  • Get plenty of free time to explore the architecture and artisan cafés of Victoria

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in downtown Vancover, and then board the boat at the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to take a scenic 1.5-hour cruise around the Gulf Islands. Look for marine wildlife on the outdoor deck as you make your way to Schwartz Bay on Vancouver Island.

Drop anchor to explore the provincial capital of British Columbia. Get a short introduction to Victoria and enjoy some free time to look inside the unique shops of Government Street and Chinatown. Stroll along the Inner Harbour and get amazing ocean views. Take souvenir photos of the festive decorations of the Victoria Parliament Building and Fairmont Empress Hotel.

Continue to the botanical paradise of Butchart Gardens and wander through a series of themed gardens to see the Christmas lights and holiday wreaths. Hear carols being sung and much more to experience the Magic of Christmas. Return to Schwartz Bay for the bus and ferry journey back to Vancouver.