On this all-day private sightseeing tour of the “City of Blooms,” you will visit world famous Butchart Gardens, cruise along scenic Marine Drive, and tour several other highlights of beautiful downtown Victoria. Your day begins with a short drive to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, where you will embark on a scenic 90-minute ferry ride through the Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island. Watch out for wildlife en route, as you may see whales, porpoises, and seabirds in the Strait of Georgia. Upon arrival in Swartz Bay, you will head to the 50-acre Butchart Gardens to stroll through the Sunken Garden, the English Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden, the Italian Garden, and the Show Greenhouse. Afterwards, it’s on to downtown Victoria, home to the Royal BC Museum, the Empress Hotel, the Parliament, and Chinatown. Finally, you’ll enjoy a driving tour along spectacular Marine Drive past a Tudor seaside hotel, Victoria's premier golf course, Beacon Hill Park, and the posh neighborhoods of Uplands and Oak. You’ll stop for a gourmet picnic lunch en route.
At Entrée Alaska, we create custom excursions from the Inside Passage to the Arctic Circle. Drawing on our many years of experience and insider knowledge, we create memorable custom travel in Alaska, including private Alaska tours. We select the best Alaskan lodges and resorts, and have countless suggestions for things to do in Alaska off the beaten path. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising attention to detail—which translates into unforgettable travel experiences for our valued clientele.
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