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3-Hour Private Tour: Butchart Gardens and Saanich Peninsula

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    The Butchart Gardens draw more than a million visitors to the Saanich Peninsula every year to experience world-class gardens and incredible scenery. Designated a National Historic Site due to its international acclaim, the gardens offer vibrant displays of verdant plant life and scenic pathways, allowing visitors incredible opportunities to explore graceful fountains, recreated Japanese temples, and renaissance-inspired displays. 

    This 3-hour tour starts with a pickup from any Victoria-based hotel or lodging. After meeting the driver and tour host, travel through 30 minutes of strikingly lush, natural scenery en route to the gardens. The guide will intersperse bad jokes and personal anecdotes with a careful narration of the history and details of the Saanich Peninsula. He/she will provide the necessary context to truly understand the Butchart Gardens, helping travelers appreciate the unique qualities that make the displays a national treasure. Admission to Butchart Gardens is not included.

    The elaborate gardens include an incredible diversity of recreated landscapes from all over the world, such as the Japanese Garden, English Rose display, and the Italian Star pond, featuring a statue of Mercury. Take approximately 90 minutes to smell the naturally perfumed air and photograph the bright colors before heading back to the guide to solicit a recommendation for the best place to eat lunch.  

    After completing the visit, ride back to Victoria to a centrally located hotel or bed and breakfast for a complimentary drop-off or airport/ferry exchange.
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    Departure Point
    Victoria
    Departure Time
    Please call local tour operator to confirm departure time.
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Private tour of Butchart Gardens from Victoria
    • Fully narrated tour
    • Driver and guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Butchart Gardens entrance fee
    • Transportation to/from Ferry terminal, cruise terminal, or airport ($5 per person fee)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, an alternative date or full refund will be offered
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

    This was a great trip, and Kiki our driver was awesome!! Drove us to Butchart Gardens, right to the front gate. Walked us to a special line for tickets, went over the map, and was waiting for us just outside. He was so informative, friendly...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Kiki Shuffle F, Owner at Kiki Shuffle, Adanac Limousine & Van Service, and Tours of Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Thanks so much for a most enjoyable tour. Best wishes to all!!

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