Sightseeing Tours of Victoria BC

Vancouver Island Coach Lines offers sightseeing tours of Victoria and the surrounding area, like the three listed below. Many of the attractions have their own websites to help you decide which tour you would like.

We offer many other tours. Please contact us if you have an interest in visiting specific areas. No groups are too small or too big for Vancouver Island Coach Lines.

Combine our Grand City Tour of Victoria with a trip to Butchart Gardens, Butterfly World and the Dominion Observatory. Ask us about afternoon tea or lunch at Butchart Gardens or for dinner at one of Victoria's many world class restaurants.

Grand City Tour

This is a driver-narrated, one-and-a-half hour tour that includes downtown Victoria, the seashore drive through Oak Bay and its marina, the beautiful grounds of the University of Victoria, historic China Town, the Empress Hotel, Parliament Buildings and the Inner Harbour.

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Castle Tour & Churches

This driver-narrated tour takes you through Beacon Hill Park to Christ Church Cathedral, Government House where the Queen stays while in Victoria, the grand Craigdarroch Castle, the seaside community of Oak Bay, historic China Town, and the Inner Harbour. This tour is operated with 11-passenger vans, as most places will not accept a large coach.

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Butchart Gardens & Grand City Tour

This driver-narrated tour consists of the Grand City Tour above and a three-hour trip to the Butchart Gardens (two hours in the Gardens). The trip to the Gardens goes out the Saanich Peninsula past Elk Lake and the agriculture area. The total time for this combination tour is four and a half hours. These tours can be taken with 11, 24, 47, 50, 51 and 58-passenger coaches.

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