Whale Watching

Victoria City Explorer

3 day Explorer - from £469

Explore Victoria with scenic flights, tours and hotels included. Wander the picturesque streets of Victoria, visit Butchart Garden, go in search of whales and much more on this three day discovery.


  • Whale watching tour in Zodiac or covered boat
  • 5 hour guided tour of Victoria
  • Explore wonderful Butchart Gardens
  • Time to explore Victoria at your pace
  • Scenic floatplane flight
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Victoria

Depart Vancouver this morning on a driver guided coach tour to Victoria. Cruise across Georgia Strait through the beautiful Gulf Islands with BC Ferries. Arriving on Vancouver Island, tour around Butchart Gardens. A two hour stop allows time to enjoy these magnificent gardens. Tour scenic Ocean Drive, Uplands, Oak Bay, the University of Victoria as well as the Victoria City Tour before being taken to your hotel.

Standard Hotel: Inn at Laurel Point
Superior Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Victoria
Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont Empress Hotel

Day 2 - Victoria

This coastal excursion is an exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80 kilometres in search of Orcas, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife. You will ride aboard a 14-meter ocean cruiser or a custom-built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with extraordinary stability giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whale watching experience. Comments by a certified Marine biologist and naturalist are provided. Balance of the day is free to explore Victoria.

Standard Hotel: Inn at Laurel Point
Superior Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Victoria
Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont Empress Hotel

Day 3 - Depart Victoria

Enjoy a free day to explore Victoria before departing mid afternoon on a scenic floatplane flight to return to Coal Harbour Downtown Vancouver.

3 day Explorer - from £469


  • Upgrade to superior hotels from £20 or deluxe hotels from £110
  • Add extra nights in Victoria or elsewhere on Vancouver Island

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Price is per person, based on 2 sharing a double or twin room and includes pre-booked accommodation. Luggage allowance for floatplane is 25 lbs (11.5kg) per person including checked and carry-on luggage.

Your Explorer Experience

Exciting highlight packages, including activities and accommodation that can be built into a longer Canada holiday.

Your tour includes:

  • 2 nights accommodation in Victoria
  • Activities and excursions mentioned
  • Scenic floatplane flights where mentioned
  • The option of Standard, Superior or Deluxe hotel
  • Detailed itinerary, vouchers & local information


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