Seattle to Victoria Overnight with The Butchart Gardens

Starting From 2 Days / 1 Night

Hop on our sleek, high-speed Clipper catamaran and experience the world-renowned Butchart Gardens on your overnight getaway to 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 1-November 30, 2017


2 days / 1 night minimum

Add additional nights during booking

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

  • 1 night Victoria hotel
  • 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
  • Complimentary luggage delivery service to Clipper’s Victoria hotels* or terminal storage (from April 1-October 8)
  • All applicable taxes

More to Know

Staying overnight? Have luggage? No problem. For Butchart Gardens & Victoria City Tours departing April 1- October 8, Clipper offers complimentary luggage delivery service to your downtown Victoria hotel*, or complimentary luggage storage at our Clipper terminal until you return. Simply check your bags before boarding your double-decker, explore the Butchart Gardens and beautiful Victoria at your own convenience and return to your hotel to find your bags already waiting for you!

* Delivery locations include our 20 Victoria hotels, except Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa & Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa.


Butchart Gardens Evening Illumination Tour also available seasonally

Holiday Lights Tour to Butchart Gardens also available seasonally


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 port and security fee may be added to all Seattle / Victoria fares

Subject to change

Day 1

Seattle to Victoria, plus Butchart Gardens and Victoria City Tour

Travel to Victoria via Victoria Clipper ferry from Seattle. 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. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of your day exploring Victoria’s attractions, shopping and dining.

Day 2

Free time in Victoria & return to Seattle via Clipper ferry

On your second day, you will have more time to experience Victoria before returning to Seattle on an afternoon or evening departure. Choose to tour the city on your own or add on an activity during booking:

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

To change your Butchart Gardens and Victoria City Tour to your second day or for help further customizing your vacation, please call Clipper Vacations at 1-800-888-2535.