Victoria Day Trip with The Butchart Gardens

1 Day

Hop on our sleek, high-speed Clipper catamaran and experience the world-renowned Butchart Gardens in Victoria, BC!

The Butchart Gardens are consistently rated among the world’s most beautiful garden attractions and top places to go in Canada by USA Today, CNN Travel, Condé Nast, National Geographic, Tripadvisor and Frommer’s.

Upon arrival in Victoria, board a modern, double-decker motor coach from the Victoria terminal and immerse yourself in the beauty of Victoria on a narrated drive of some of the city’s landmarks and historic buildings. Continue your journey to the famous Butchart Gardens, where you are free to explore the breathtaking grounds at your leisure. Walk through intimate stone paths and streams lined with a colorful array of flowers and trees. Don’t miss the award-winning Butchart Dining Room’s unique house-made gelato flavors and Afternoon Tea service, surrounded by more than 300,000 blooms. With 55-acres bursting with color, no visit to Victoria is complete without exploring the iconic Butchart Gardens!

Check out our Clipper Vacations Magazine feature Behind the Scenes at The Butchart Gardens to help plan your trip!


About This Trip


February 5-November 30, 2017

Also available without transportation (call to book)


1 day

The Butchart Gardens and Victoria City Tour (Recommended tour time is 3.5 hours to fully experience the gardens. Flexible return times available from The Gardens to the Victoria Inner Harbour.)

What's Included

  • Round trip Victoria Clipper cruise between Seattle and Victoria
  • Pick up from Clipper terminal in Victoria in fully enclosed double-decker coach with A/C and free wifi
  • City tour of Victoria highlights by experienced local driver guide
  • Round trip transportation to The Butchart Gardens via double-decker coach
  • Return drop off in front of Empress Hotel in heart of Inner Harbour
  • Admission to The Butchart Gardens
  • Flexible return time- stay as long as you want at The Gardens, and take any CVS departing bus from the Gardens back into Victoria
  • All applicable taxes


Specific departures bookable online. For other available times, please call to book.
Child rate shown for 5-11 yrs, under 5 and youth rates also available.


Pricing in USD and may vary based on actual travel dates

Best available rates based on 7-day minimum advance purchase

Passport, Passport Card or EDL required when crossing an international border

A fuel surcharge, port and security fee may be added to all Seattle / Victoria fares

Subject to change

Day 1

Seattle to Victoria, plus Victoria city highlights & Butchart Gardens combo tour

Hop aboard our high-speed Victoria Clipper catamaran in the morning for a scenic ride from downtown Seattle’s Pier 69 to the heart of downtown Victoria.Upon arrival, hop board a modern, double-decker motor coach and our experienced local guide will take you on a narrated drive tour of Victoria’s city highlights on your way to The Butchart Gardens.

Upon arrival at The Butchart Gardens, make your way around breathtakingly beautiful grounds filled with an array of vibrant flowers and trees. Don’t miss the award-winning Butchart Dining Room’s unique house-made gelato flavors and Afternoon Tea service, surrounded by over 300,000 blooms.

When you are ready to return to downtown Victoria, show your Clipper hand stamp to board any CVS coach to return you to Victoria, where you will be dropped off in front of the Fairmont Empress in the heart of Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Spend the remainder of the day exploring Victoria on your own before taking an evening departure back to Seattle, or choose to add on an activity during booking:

For more ideas, see 50 things to do in Victoria.