OverviewExperience the natural beauty of Victoria with two memorable experiences in one day. Take a whale-watching tour from Inner Harbour around the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands and spot whales with the help of your naturalist guide. Then, explore the magnificent floral displays of the famous Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site of Canada. Round-trip transfers are included.
Know More about this tourMeet in downtown Victoria in the afternoon to board your cruise, which departs from Inner Harbour. Youll enjoy 3.5 hours of whale watching around the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands, complete with live commentary from your expert guide. Make sure to have your camera ready as you spot whales and other wildlife!
After your cruise, arrive at a private dock in the secluded Tod Inlet, where you'll hop on a shuttle bus to the Butchart Gardens. With your admission ticket in hand, explore the famous gardens at your own pace.
Youll be astounded by the magnificent display of floral gardens that make up this National Historic Site of Canada. The colorful landscape offers endless photo opportunities as you stroll down winding paths past fountains, ponds, statues and the famous Sunken Gardens, transformed from an abandoned limestone quarry.
Shuttle buses leave from the gardens throughout the evening, giving you the freedom to choose whenever you want to leave and return to Victoria.
Inclusions for Whale-Watching Cruise From Victoria And Butchart Gardens Admission
- Naturalist guide
- Whale-watching cruise
- Admission to Butchart Gardens
- Round-trip shuttle transfers from downtown Victoria to the Butchart Gardens
- Lifetime Whale Sightings Guarantee * If you come out on one of our tours and do not see a whale, you are invited to join us on another tour free of charge! This offer does not expire
Exclusions for Whale-Watching Cruise From Victoria And Butchart Gardens Admission
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drink
Itinerary:12:45: Check in at Victoria Office, 812 Wharf Street
13:15: Salish Sea Dream departs
16:15: Arrive at Butchart Gardens private dock
Time in the Gardens
Shuttle Bus Return Options
17:00 pm; 18:00pm; 20:00pm*; 22:00pm*
*available only June 15 - September 2
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
- If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
- If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
- Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
- Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.