Vancouver Island

Private Tour of Victoria and to Butchart Gardens

Victoria, Canada
Butchart Gardens and City Express Tour

From $376.53

per group (up to 10)

Select Date and Travelers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 4 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket


Discover the best of Victoria as you explore with an expert guide on this half-day sightseeing tour. With a private guide, explore the Inner Harbor and Fisherman’s Wharf to see historic sights, floating homes, beautiful landscapes, and more. Then, enjoy a guided tour of the Butchart Gardens which are filled with floral displays ranging from Italian- to Japanese-style, ponds, and fountains.
  • Learn about the history of the capital of British Columbia
  • Drive through Fan Tan Alley (Chinatown) and Old Town
  • Choose from morning or afternoon tour times to suit your schedule
  • A private tour means a personalized experience

What's Included

  • Private transportation
  • Snacks
  • Butchart Admission - Adults C$40, Youth (13-17) C$20, Child (5-12) C$3; prices lower off-summer

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Fairmont Empress
    721 Government St, Victoria, BC V8W 1W5, Canada

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

**Please be sure your pick-up location is in Victoria, not Vancouver (no Canada Place, Georgian Court Hotel, etc.)** We will have a sign with your name on it.

What To Expect

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (Pass By)

Inner Harbour

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

The Butchart Gardens

1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Fan Tan Alley (Pass By)

Old Town (Pass By)

Fisherman's Wharf

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

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.


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Stevan_V, Aug 2023
Linda was extremely accommodating and was willing to do so much for us. Highly recommend her! Excellent guide!
Response from Host, Aug 2023
Thank you for the kind review Stevan! It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and Norma. I hope you will come back to Victoria again soon!

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