2. Board 40-minute guided bus tour from the Fairmont Empress hotel to the Butchart Gardens:
Available departures are 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm; 1:00pm; 2:00pm and 3:00pm. Look for 'CVS Tours' shuttles in front of the Empress Hotel. Please be ready 15 minutes prior to departure.
3. Enjoy the gardens before boarding the Salish Sea Dream (luxury catamaran operated by Prince of Whales):
Meet the crew at the Butchart Gardens private dock (located near the Japanese Gardens) at 4:15 - 4:30 pm. Vessel departs for Vancouver at 4:45 pm.
Arrives Downtown Vancouver at approx. 7:00-7:15pm.
Prince of Whales Whale Watching - Downtown Vancouver
1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E7 (The Westin Bayshore Hotel)