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Brentwood Bay Kayak Tour and Butchart Gardens Visit

Where: Victoria, British Columbia
Price for: 1 Participant
Enjoy a guided kayak tour of beautiful Brentwood Bay with a professional guide, followed by a self-guided tour of the historic Butchart Gardens! You’ll paddle along the shores of Butchart Gardens in Gowlland Tod Provincial Marine Park, and then stroll through the renowned gardens on foot, admiring the beautifully manicured landscapes on your own.
A great way to experience the beauty of Vancouver Island!

This Brentwood Bay and Butchart Gardens tour is a great way to explore the treasures of Vancouver Island.  You’ll start of with a guided kayaking tour of Brentwood Bay and then go for a self-guided tour of Butchart Gardens.

Brentwood Bay features access to beautiful Tod Inlet, Butchart Cove, and Finlayson Arm, making it an ideal waterway for those looking to paddle in sheltered waters. As you explore the incredible surroundings watch for otters, seals, bald eagles, blue herons, and other wildlife.

Then, head onward to the famous Butchart Gardens, spanning 55 acres of beautifully designed flower beds, footbridges, lily ponds and thematic landscapes. Be sure to check out the peaceful Japanese Garden, the burbling Ross Fountain, and the Sunken Garden with its vibrant foliage.

At the Brentwood Bay launch site, you’ll meet your guide and get outfitted with your kayaking gear.  An easy launch ramp lets you enter and exit your boat easily and without getting your feet wet! Little or no sea kayaking experience is necessary for this tour.

Available year-round

Tour highlights:

  • Paddling along the calm, scenic waters of Brentwood Bay.
  • A chance to view marine and wildlife like otters, seals, bald eagles and blue herons.
  • Touring the immaculately manicured landscapes of Butchart Gardens.

What’s included:

  • Kayak and paddle– single or double
  • Professional guide
  • All required safety gear
  • Admission to Butchart Gardens
  • No experience is necessary

Departure point:  Brentwood Bay, 30 minutes from Victoria

When:    Daily Monday to Sunday

Duration: 2 hour kayak tour and Butchart Garden self-guide tour at your leisure
Need to know:

  • Only high quality, well maintained gear is used. Your guide will ensure that you are fitted to the most comfortable and efficient boat.
  • If canceled due to unsafe weather conditions you will be given the option to reschedule for a future date.

  • All passenger weights and heights must be advised at time of booking with the tour company.

Whether you're a first-time visitor to Vancouver Island or a local resident, there's plenty to see and experience on this sea kayaking tour and Butchart Gardens tour.  Be sure to check this off your list of things to do in Victoria, BC.

The Brentwood Bay Guided Kayak and Butchart Gardens Visit takes place at Victoria, British Columbia. VIEW MAP 

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