Victoria Excursions, Wednesday Afternoon, June 20th
We have arranged a choice of 3 exciting excursions for you to enjoy and experience beautiful Vancouver Island! You will be able to register through the on-line Workshop Registration form.
Whale and Wildlife Watching with Eagle Wing Tours, maximum 50 persons: $135 CAD per person, 3 hour tour
Explore the pristine waters and coastline of Southern Vancouver Island on high performance open speed boats! Eagle Wing Tours guarantees that you will see whales at this time of year. Orca or killer whales are resident in summer; humpback, gray or minke whales may also be spotted. In addition, you can expect to see many species of marine mammals and birds including seals, porpoises, dolphins, sea lions, sea otters, bald eagles and herons. All vessels feature onboard restrooms. Complementary jackets, blankets, sunglasses, toques, gloves and sunscreen are provided. Dress warmly – closed toe shoes, long pants, a sweater and light outer jacket are recommended. Bring your own camera, water and a light snack.
Tour of Butchart Gardens and Afternoon Tea, maximum 50 persons: $90 CAD per person, 5 hour duration
Travel by charter bus to the world famous Butchart Gardens, spend 2 hours independently exploring the gardens and enjoy a full English afternoon tea (warm traditional delicacies, house scones, savory tea sandwiches and house-made sweets) in the dining room at 3:30 pm. Return to the hotel at 5:00 pm via charter bus. Butchart Gardens was named by National Geographic as one of the top ten magnificent gardens in the world and hosts a million visitors each year!
Guided Cycle Tour of Victoria and Craft Beer Tasting with The Pedaler, maximum 50 persons, $104 CAD per person, 3 hour duration
(1:00-5:00 pm with staggered departures)
This leisurely 3 hour guided tour includes craft beer tastings at 3 different locations, a snack, and a chocolate truffle beer pairing! This is not your typical pub crawl. You will cycle across the stunning and car-free Selkirk Trestle, a local section of the Trans Canada Trail, and learn about the history of our local beer industry. You should wear comfortable clothing for this moderate form of exercise.