Private Vancouver->Victoria Tour | Visit Craigdarroch Castle and Butchart Garden
Our tour is made especially for people interested in the culture and history of Victoria, as well as British Columbia.
Your tour starts with the initial pickup from a Vancouver hotel. You will depart to the grand BC ferry and relax at the scenic cruise through the Gulf Islands. Start your tour by going to the Butchart garden and spend some time admiring the flower-filled paths, discover the many themed gardens and admire masterful landscaping along the way.
After your garden visit, we will head towards Victoria to see the Craigdarroch Castle, through the car ride you’ll see landmarks like the Legislature Buildings, Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park and more. Once you are at the 'Castle', you will have a guided tour of the Castle explaining its history and its Cultural Significance while looking at the awe-inspiring Gothic architecture.
Visit the scenic marine and then come back to the ferry to finish the trip.
Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
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Craigdarroch Castle was completed in 1890 and is a stately home built by the pioneering couple Joan and Robert Dunsmuir, who at the time of its construction were the wealthiest people in British Columbia. Called a 'castle' due to its imposing exterior, the luxurious interior has been restored to look as though the visitor is a guest of Mrs. Dunsmuir during the 1890s. It features beautiful woodwork, unique Victorian artifacts, and an impressive collection of original stained glass, all within a pleasant walk from downtown Victoria.
People will learn about the deep Victorian Culture and see historical artifacts here.
The Butchart Gardens is a National Historic Site of Canada, it is 55 acres of a wonderful floral display located in Greater Victoria on Vancouver Island.
People will enjoy the various amount of vast flowers and exotic birdlife here.
British Columbia Parliament Buildings
Overlooking Victoria's majestic Inner Harbour, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public year-round. Visitors are invited to discover the architectural splendor of the Parliament Buildings and learn about British Columbia's Legislative Assembly.
People will observe the historical/political landmarks of British Columbia
Scenic Marine Route
See the beauty of the ocean landscape of British Columbia, a great photography spot and relaxing spot.