Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Helicopter and Speedboat From Vancouver (Post-Cruise Hotel)
Get a birds-eye view of the stunning Gulf Islands via a floatplane flight, and stroll through Victoria's bustling downtown area to shop, and more when you book this small-group post-cruise tour in Vancouver. Your ten-hour post-cruise tour includes an expert guide and driver, all local taxes, your entrance fees to the historic Butchart Gardens, and pickup and dropoff transfers from a Downtown Vancouver hotel for your convenience. While this seasonal tour is available in the summer months, you'll get the chance to enjoy free time exploring downtown Victoria and a relaxing two-hour evening cruise along the Salish Sea on a high-speed, 62-foot aluminum express cruiser and a panoramic helicopter flight over Vancouver Island between Vancouver and Victoria on a floatplane. This excursion is the perfect excursion for nature lovers and culture enthusiasts to experience after enjoying an unforgettable cruise that docks in Vancouver.
Kick-off your seasonal full-day excursion by meeting up with your guide and driver at your Downtown Vancouver hotel lobby for a convenient pickup transfer to the helicopter dock. From here, you'll board a helicopter and ascend over the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands for a panoramic view of its stunning green spaces and cityscape. Your helicopter ride ends at the lively central neighborhood of Victoria's downtown district, where attractions like the Bug Zoo, Government's Street, and the Christ Church Cathedral attract visitors annually.
Waltz down Downtown Victoria's paved avenues like the famed Government Street to shop for linens, antiques, china, or souvenirs at one of the many boutiques you'll pass by, or admire the architectural excellence of the British-influenced buildings and boutiques. Victoria's downtown district also offers some delicious dining choices and charming eateries. Consider stopping by a tea room to sink your teeth into delicious sandwiches and cream puffs before heading back to the bus at 2:00 pm to head towards the historic Butchart Gardens.
Continue your scenic excursion exploring the iconic Butchart Gardens' 55 acres of lush landscapes of floral-lined walkways and beautiful flower beds. After getting lost in the beauty of gardens like the Japanese Gardens and Rose Garden, you'll head to the private dock to board a 62-foot long express cruiser for a relaxing evening cruise on the Salish Sea. Delight your taste buds with the boats quaint snack collection on board as you relax in the heated passenger seats, or head to one of the outdoor viewing areas to enjoy the stunning city and water views. Wrap up this scenic excursion by enjoying the city sights and landscapes as you travel up to 30 knots over the Salish Sea before you reach Vancouver just in time for dinner.
Looking for a post-cruise adventure that takes you to explore downtown Victoria and Butchart Gardens, all while enjoying an evening cruise on the Salish Sea and a floatplane ride over the Gulf Islands? Then you won't want to miss this exciting small-group excursion. Sign up for this relaxing post-cruise tour today for an unforgettable time in Vancouver!