Quick Facts

FROM $ 353 PP/DO,
incl tax
Currently Unavailable
Availability
May - Sep 2022
Trip duration
Min. 2 Days / 1 Night
What's included
Travel, Hotel, Activity
Route
Seattle Victoria Seattle
Modes of travel
Requirements
Passport/EDL Required

Highlights

  • SAVE 20% or more on round-trip Victoria Clipper ferry when booking 2-nights or more in Victoria. Kids 11 and under are half-price adult fare!
  • Rated among the world’s most beautiful garden attractions & top places to go in Canada by USA Today, CNN Travel, Condé Nast, many more!
  • Complimentary luggage delivery service to FRS Clipper’s Victoria hotel partners or terminal storage

About This Trip

Get a taste of what it would have been like to be one of Jennie Butchart’s personally-served guests and indulge in an experience steeped in tradition with an award-winning tea at The Butchart Gardens.

Dine on a phenomenal array of sweet and savory treats that will leave you dreaming of your next bite before immersing yourself in thousands of beautiful blooms as you stroll through the iconic 55-acre grounds.

The perfect opportunity to combine two classic Victorian experiences, this trip is an absolute must for all ages!

Enjoy a scenic cruise from downtown Seattle to downtown Victoria on the Victoria Clipper V fast ferry. Hop on the double-decker motorcoach at our Victoria terminal for a scenic drive past Victoria’s landmarks. Upon arrival at The Butchart Gardens, cozy up inside the Dining Room Restaurant and choose from a selection of nine loose leaf teas paired with a classic three-tiered assortment of goodies, ranging from ginger scones to salmon pinwheels.

Afterward, wander along The Gardens’ intimate paths and immerse yourself in floral splendor as you explore the stunning 55 acre grounds. Enjoy a motorcoach ride back to the Fairmont Empress Hotel and use the rest of the evening to check out Victoria’s downtown core.

Have luggage? No problem. If you are joining a tour departing directly from our Victoria terminal, we offer complimentary luggage delivery service to our Victoria downtown hotel partners, or luggage storage at our Victoria terminal until you return.

 

Use your second day in town to further explore the quaint city of Victoria before enjoying a relaxing cruise back to Seattle in the evening. Take a scenic stroll along Dallas Road, go for a bike ride through Beacon Hill Park, wander through the historic Craigdarroch Castle or discover a few of our other favorite activities:

Learn more about the history of Victoria at the Royal BC Museum, say “hello” to the harbor seals at the popular Fisherman’s Wharf or discover a few of our other favorite activities:

For more ideas, see 150 things to do in Victoria


2022
Adult
Now to Jun 16
$ 353
Jun 17 to Jun 30
$ 363
Jul 1 to Sep 12
$ 380
Sep 13 to Sep 30
$ 350

Prices vary by season. Prices listed are minimum prices per adult. All applicable taxes included.

• Recommended tour time is 4.5 hours to fully experience The Gardens. Flexible return times available from The Butchart Gardens to the Victoria Inner Harbour.
• Pricing in USD and may vary based on actual travel dates
• Best available rates based on 7-day minimum advance purchase
• Rates may be higher per segment of travel for Saturday departures from Seattle and Sunday departures from Victoria
• Children pay 50% of adult fare when booked in conjunction with an overnight package
• Passport, Passport Card or EDL required when crossing an international border
• A fuel surcharge, port and security fee may be added to all Victoria / Seattle fares
• Restrictions apply, subject to change


"We had an excellent time! We took the 7 am tour to Victoria and purchased the combo pack that took us to the Butchart Gardens… I highly recommend this tour!"

- Daniela R. TripAdvisor


"The easy way to visit Butchart Gardens without driving!"

- RealRoadWarrior, San Clemente, CA TripAdvisor


"We love gardens around the world. Butchart Gardens is one of our favorites, but getting there can be inconvenient by car. We take the Clipper to Victoria and avoid the hassle."

- RealRoadWarrior, San Clemente, CA TripAdvisor

Overview

Highlights

  • SAVE 20% or more on round-trip Victoria Clipper ferry when booking 2-nights or more in Victoria. Kids 11 and under are half-price adult fare!
  • Rated among the world’s most beautiful garden attractions & top places to go in Canada by USA Today, CNN Travel, Condé Nast, many more!
  • Complimentary luggage delivery service to FRS Clipper’s Victoria hotel partners or terminal storage

About This Trip

Get a taste of what it would have been like to be one of Jennie Butchart’s personally-served guests and indulge in an experience steeped in tradition with an award-winning tea at The Butchart Gardens.

Dine on a phenomenal array of sweet and savory treats that will leave you dreaming of your next bite before immersing yourself in thousands of beautiful blooms as you stroll through the iconic 55-acre grounds.

The perfect opportunity to combine two classic Victorian experiences, this trip is an absolute must for all ages!

Quick Facts

FROM $ 353 PP/DO,
incl tax
Currently Unavailable
Availability
May - Sep 2022
Trip duration
Min. 2 Days / 1 Night
What's included
Travel, Hotel, Activity
Route
Seattle Victoria Seattle
Modes of travel
Requirements
Passport/EDL Required

Itinerary & Map

Enjoy a scenic cruise from downtown Seattle to downtown Victoria on the Victoria Clipper V fast ferry. Hop on the double-decker motorcoach at our Victoria terminal for a scenic drive past Victoria’s landmarks. Upon arrival at The Butchart Gardens, cozy up inside the Dining Room Restaurant and choose from a selection of nine loose leaf teas paired with a classic three-tiered assortment of goodies, ranging from ginger scones to salmon pinwheels.

Afterward, wander along The Gardens’ intimate paths and immerse yourself in floral splendor as you explore the stunning 55 acre grounds. Enjoy a motorcoach ride back to the Fairmont Empress Hotel and use the rest of the evening to check out Victoria’s downtown core.

Have luggage? No problem. If you are joining a tour departing directly from our Victoria terminal, we offer complimentary luggage delivery service to our Victoria downtown hotel partners, or luggage storage at our Victoria terminal until you return.

 

Use your second day in town to further explore the quaint city of Victoria before enjoying a relaxing cruise back to Seattle in the evening. Take a scenic stroll along Dallas Road, go for a bike ride through Beacon Hill Park, wander through the historic Craigdarroch Castle or discover a few of our other favorite activities:

Learn more about the history of Victoria at the Royal BC Museum, say “hello” to the harbor seals at the popular Fisherman’s Wharf or discover a few of our other favorite activities:

For more ideas, see 150 things to do in Victoria

Seasonal Prices

Prices vary by season. Prices listed are minimum prices per adult. All applicable taxes included.

• Recommended tour time is 4.5 hours to fully experience The Gardens. Flexible return times available from The Butchart Gardens to the Victoria Inner Harbour.
• Pricing in USD and may vary based on actual travel dates
• Best available rates based on 7-day minimum advance purchase
• Rates may be higher per segment of travel for Saturday departures from Seattle and Sunday departures from Victoria
• Children pay 50% of adult fare when booked in conjunction with an overnight package
• Passport, Passport Card or EDL required when crossing an international border
• A fuel surcharge, port and security fee may be added to all Victoria / Seattle fares
• Restrictions apply, subject to change

2022
Adult
Now to Jun 16
$ 353
Jun 17 to Jun 30
$ 363
Jul 1 to Sep 12
$ 380
Sep 13 to Sep 30
$ 350


"We had an excellent time! We took the 7 am tour to Victoria and purchased the combo pack that took us to the Butchart Gardens… I highly recommend this tour!"

- Daniela R. TripAdvisor


"The easy way to visit Butchart Gardens without driving!"

- RealRoadWarrior, San Clemente, CA TripAdvisor


"We love gardens around the world. Butchart Gardens is one of our favorites, but getting there can be inconvenient by car. We take the Clipper to Victoria and avoid the hassle."

- RealRoadWarrior, San Clemente, CA TripAdvisor