Christmas in Victoria and the Butchart Gardens

Victoria, Canada

From $340.33

per group (up to 7)

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Make this Christmas one to remember with this tour to Victoria and Butchart Gardens from downtown Victoria. Travel to Butchart Gardens to explore the holiday-themed lights, including a 12 Days of Christmas display. Mosey on through the neighborhoods of Victoria to see some of the best residential displays in the city, and then end the night with a visit to Inner Harbour to get you in the spirit of Christmas with more views of festive lights.
  • Victoria and the Butchart Gardens tour from Downtown Victoria
  • Celebrate the holiday season at Butchart Gardens
  • Enjoy the light displays at the gardens, including a 12 Days of Christmas display
  • Rent skates and hit the rink to go ice skating (own expense)
  • Travel around neighborhoods in Victoria and to Victoria's Inner Harbour to see holiday lights
  • Choose between three different departure times
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are included

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 1 Bottle of water for each passenger
  • Umbrellas supplied
  • Entrance fees to the Butchart Gardens
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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What To Expect

This Victoria and the Butchart Gardens tour starts with a hotel pickup from your hotel in Downtown Victoria. This tour is offered at three times, including 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and  6p.m.

Once you arrive at Butchart Gardens, your guide takes you around to explore the festive holiday-light displays. Walk through the theme of the 12 Days of Christmas set up at the gardens, and enjoy the sounds of carolers singing some of your favorite tunes of the season. If you’d like you can also rent skates, and ice skate on the rink (own expense).

Next, your guide gets you back in the vehicle to make your way around the residential areas. Some of the city’s best holiday-light displays are done by locals.

Your last stop is at Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Catch sight of the harbor’s Christmas lights before getting dropped at your hotel.

Inner Harbour

1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

The Butchart Gardens

2 hours Admission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking (1 only)
  • Handicapped accessible depending on the level of ability of the guest,please inquire within
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • 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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Tara_B, Dec 2022
Seeing the 12 days of Xmas at the gardens and the tour of Victoria to see the decorations of houses.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Hi Tara, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a kind review. It was my pleasure touring your family. All the beat during the holiday season! Darwin

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