CVS Cruise Victoria offers Victoria Tours including the Butchart Gardens and the Deluxe Victoria City Tour as well as seasonal Hop-On Hop-Off Tours of Victoria. We are the most leisurely way to travel with full driver narration on the history, culture and current events through out our City. CVS offers hotel pick - up at select Victoria's hotel properties and all our motor coaches are climate controlled for a relaxed comfortable ride. Cruise Ship season is coming and if your Alaska or Pacific Northwest cruise itinerary includes a Port Call in Victoria we have the tours you want! Click here for more details.
-Our most popular tour, bringing you full flexibility to the Butchart Gardens! Catch any bus returning.
We offer daily service to the Butchart Gardens. Take in one of the world finest floral displays with time to spend as you please in the various themed Gardens, gift shop and dining facilities. Your driver will provide commentary on the history of Butchart's Gardens as well as Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula during the 40 minute drive to the Gardens. Return on any of our departure times leaving the Gardens. This is a direct trip to The Butchart Gardens. Starting April 1st, we have four (4) departures per day from our location in front of the Fairmont Empress Hotel - 721 Government Street. For all our departures throughout the year please click on the 2013 schedule link below.
-There is much to see in Victoria, this inexpensive tour gives you an overview of the City!
Travel on a modern authentic English Double Decker Bus - Open Top Tour. No trip to Victoria is complete without taking in this great City. Our 1-1/2 hour City Tour takes in Victoria’s very finest sites and scenery. Completed narrated you will find out about the Old Fort in Olde Town, Chinatown and Antique Row.
We stop atop Mt. Tolmie for a photo opportunity and continue on to Oak Bay and Marine Drive with vistas of the straits of Juan de Fuca. Pass through the prestigious Uplands residential district to the Cattle Point viewpoint before heading to Beacon Hill Park, the largest park of its kind in Greater Victoria. Departures starting on May 11th to September 29th - 10:00am - 12:00pm - 2:00pm Daily and Friday's Only at 4:00pm.
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-This might be the Best Tour we offer - full flexibility and buy one day - ride two more Free!
What makes our Hop On - Hop Off Service the very best in Victoria is the unique routing - 90 minutes from start to finish if you decide you just want the ride. We have added five (5) of the finest stops in Victoria - places you will actually want to get off the bus and walk around to spend some time. Unlike other services, we have a dedicated hotel pick-up service that picks ours guests up prior to the tour - not wasting your time while on the tour. Valid for 3 conscutive days.
-Part of our Value Tour Collection Combine the Butchart Gardens Tour with a Victoria City Tour
Combine our Deluxe Victoria City Tour and our Butchart Garden Tour for a $10.00 savings. Only available if purchased together this savings is on our two most popular tours and is a must do for anyone visiting Victoria. Don't miss out - book your combination tour today. Tours may be taken the same day or on different days, as always CVS Sightseeing offers you the most flexiblity in what you want to do.
Hop On Hop Off gives you the freedom to explore Victoria's hidden gems as well as Victoria's Attractions. Add admission to the Craigdarroch Castle for a low price and enjoy some of the finest things Victoria has to offer. CVS Tours offer you flexibility that you can find otherwise and this tour includes Hop On Hop Off convenience and a big savings.
A great option to make the most of your visit - Add exotic Butterfly Gardens an indoor tropical garden complete with an exquisite orchid display, thousands of free flying butterflies from around the world and just added a poison "dart" frog display! From Flamingo's to Koi adults and kids alike will love this attraction. Butterfly Gardens can be visited as part of our Butchart Gardens packages or as a stand alone visit. Save $5.00 on the Butterfly Gardens entrance fee by travelling with CVS Sightseeing. Three (3) Daily departures serving Butterfly Gardens every day starting April 1st.
Seasonal Tours normally operate during the non-peak season but include some spectacular product including The Butchart Gardens Holiday Light Tour, our own Haunted Victoria Tour and a Wine & Chocolate Tour created just for Valentine's Day. Some tours are limited to a few trips and others like the Butchart Gardens Holiday Light Tour operate for an entire month!
The waters surrounding Victoria offer some of the finest whale watching anywhere in the world. Home to resident Orca "killer" whales the waters off Victoria and the San Juan Islands also see transient whales including Humpback, Gray Whales and Minke. You may also encounter bow riding Dall's or Harbour Porpoise as well as Sea Lions and Tufted Puffins.
Join us, the scenery is always spectacular - onboard naturalists assist with understanding behaviours and how to identify these wonderful animals. You choices include enclosed Catamaran's with viewing decks, open zodiacs and more. Find out more!