Enchanting Butchart Gardens Evening Shore Excursion Detail
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Port: Victoria, British Columbia
Approx. Duration: 3½ hours
Adult Pricing: $79*
Child Pricing: $39*
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This tour offers the very best of Victoria, combining the city’s unique highlights with a visit to the world famous Butchart Gardens. The gardens are a lush paradise of flowers, rare trees and winding paths illuminated in the evening by thousands of lights.
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Enchanting Butchart Gardens Evening

This tour offers the very best of Victoria, combining the city’s unique highlights with a visit to the world famous Butchart Gardens. Take in Chinatown and the Gates of Harmonious Interest, along with the Old Town and scenic Marine Drive. At Butchart Gardens, see how the Butchart family transformed a barren rock quarry into what is now one of the world’s best-known horticultural attractions, covering more than 55 acres.


The gardens are a lush paradise of flowers, rare trees and winding paths and were created more than 100 years ago. Enjoy the cascading fountains and footbridges connecting the many themed gardens, including the beautiful Sunken Garden, the Japanese Garden and the Rose Garden. Multi-language maps will assist you on your self-guided tour. As an added bonus, guests sailing on Norwegian Pearl visiting on Saturdays from 7/19/14 thru 8/30/14 will be treated to the Butchart Gardens fireworks display, choreographed to music.


Note: The gardens are stunning in the evening when illuminated by thousands of hidden lights. Garden illuminations are offered when daylight hours shorten i.e. when night falls (Mid May to Mid June and from Mid August to Mid September). Flowers can be seen closer to the pathways but not all the way to the back beds. Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes at Butchart Gardens. Walking time and distance is at each guest’s discretion. Stairs, uneven terrain and steep inclines can be avoided by following routes marked “accessible” within Butchart Gardens. Approximate amount of walking 1 to 1.5 miles (at guest’s discretion) and up to 150 steps located throughout.
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Port: Victoria, British Columbia
Approx. Duration: 3½ hours
Adult Pricing: $79*
Child Pricing: $39*
*Prices vary by sail date.
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  1. Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  2. Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
  3. Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.