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CVS Tours

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CVS Tours is a CVS Cruise Victoria company. We are a medium sized motor coach company operating in Victoria, BC Canada. We operate a fleet of Prevost motor coaches and Alexander Dennis modern English Double Decker buses. At the start of 2016 we have...more
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All reviews city tour double decker bus butchart gardens butterfly garden bus driver empress hotel summer saturday dropped off combo tour interesting commentary craigdarroch castle detailed information booked this tour points of interest beautiful city highly recommend this tour sly
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Holy moly. One of the most gorgeous gardens I’ve visited. The setting, Victoria BC, is beautiful on its own but these formal gardens are simoky breathtaking

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

Great tour from the time the bus pulls up out front you cant stop looking at the lights, this place is so good, from looking for the 12 days of Christmas, Ice Skating the gift store is great. The carolers. I went with my 12...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Hello, Thank you for the review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your trip to Butchart Gardens. The 12 days of Christmas display is phenomenal. We hope to see you again one day on one of our other tours! Thank you again for the...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019

The Craigdorroch Castle is a must in Victoria, Canada. The city tour was rather boring. Definitely go to the castle. If you are on a cruise, this combo tour will take up all your time in Victoria. No time for shopping.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

Hello, Thank you for the review we are glad that you enjoyed your tour to Craigdarroch Castle. For the city tour part we are sorry that you found it to be boring. The combo tour is a jam-packed day if you are off a cruise...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019

But the house is simply amazing. Each room was jam-packed with historical items and we were actually able to take photographs - which is highly unusual in old buildings. It IS a very large house, but not what I think of as a castle when...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

Hello, We are glad that you enjoyed your tour of Craigdarroch Castle. Yes, it is smaller than castles in Scottland and England by far. The Craigdarroch Castle is considered a "bonanza castle— massive houses built for entrepreneurs who became wealthy during the industrial age." As...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

This was one of the excursions offered on a cruise we were on and outside of the long ride on the coach bus to the place, we all feel like we enjoy the little time we were there. The place is just beautiful and words...More

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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

Hello, Thank you so much for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time at the Butchart Gardens. We do recommend that guests have about 2.5-3 hours in the gardens throughout the summer and spring months and unfortunately with the cruise ship time...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018

Most reviews seem to say Butchart Gardens is in Victoria. It's not. It's in the middle of nowhere. Which makes this jewel even more remarkable, Imagine acre upon acre of sculpted garden. Now imagine those acres miles from "civilization." That's Butchart. A horticultural jewel miles...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review we are glad that you enjoyed the Butchart Gardens! Yes, it is truly a must see while you are visiting Victoria. Our buses make the journey out simple and relaxing for visitors. The Butchart Gardens has many events throughout...More

Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Bus was on time, clean & in good repair; driver Adrian Sly was courteous, professional and funny as he safely drove us out of Victoria to the attractions, pointing out historical locations and setting the times and process for reuniting with the tour. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review we are so glad that you enjoyed your tour to Butchart Gardens! Adrian is one of our amazing drivers and gets many rave reviews! We are glad that you enjoyed his commentary while he safely drove you to the...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Even close to winter the garden was stunning. They were preparing for Christmas while we were there but was by no means in the way. The driver Leroy was very courteous. Being that we were the last stop of the day he offered to drop...More

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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time at Butchart Gardens! Yes, the Butchart Gardens does a magnificent Christmas display! If you are ever here through December or early January it is definitely something to go and see! We...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

We booked a Trip to Butchart Gardens with CVS Sightseeing Tours through Viator. CVS were very well organised. Our bus driver Adrian Sly was a great advertisement for his company. His commentary was excellent. He was both knowledgeable and entertaining and he set up what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hello, THank you for the review, we are glad that you enjpyed your tour to Butchart Gardens with us. We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed October 24, 2018

It was a drizzly day when we got off the ship for a tour of the gardens so we didn't expect much, however, it turned out to be one our best visits. The flowers and plants in the light rain made for a totally different...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2019

Hello, We apologize for the late response but we are go glad that you enjoyed the Butchart Gardens! We hope to see you agian one day on your next visit. Thank you for the review!

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Regina702
July 9, 2018|
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Response from CVS T | Property representative |
Hello, Our buses depart downtown hourly from 9am-5pm & 7pm. We return from Butchart Gardens from 11am-6pm, 8pm, & 10pm. All our tours are a live narrated tour by our driver. The tour leaves in front of the Fairmont Empress... More
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robertkatzen
April 27, 2017|
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Response from David R | Property representative |
Can you tell me which ship you will be coming in on and what date? Best Regards David Roberts General Manager CVS Tours
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July 20, 2016|
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Hi there, The CVS Kiosk is located directly to your right as you exit customs. I would suggest that you give yourself ample time to head there, and the agents will be able to direct you to the appropriate shuttle. If you... More
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