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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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721 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1W5, Canada
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

It turned out to be a full 14 hour day including Victoria and the gardens. Pre-arranged tour included hotel pick up and drop off in Vancouver. The gardens are fabulous. Full of color and plenty of variety. Be sure to visit the Sunken Gardens. Take...More

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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time in Victoria but I think you may have the wrong company! We are a Victoria-based company and don't have any tours departing from Vancouver. We are glad you hear that you...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018

Wow what to say about this place but it is a must visit. The history and development of this privately owned gardens is amazing. So many plants, perennials and annuals of such a wide variety is amazing. A festival of color for the eyes and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review but I think you are commenting on the wrong page! We are CVS Tours. A transportation service to the gardens with live narrated tours. We are glad you enjoyed the Butchart Gardens! It is beautiful all year!

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Unfortunately, apart from the castle, I had seen most of the sights the previous day with another tour. Otherwise, good tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne M
CVS T, Digital Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, We are glad that you enjoyed the tour of Craigdarroch Castle. Victoria is a small city so there can be some overlap! We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed September 24, 2018

My wife and I spent a very pleasant morning at Butchart Gardens. The weather was ideal. Our CVS Tours bus driver, Jacquie(?), was informative and entertaining.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed your tour with Jacquie, she is one of our new drivers this season and is doing an amazing job! The Butchart Gardens are always amazing when the weather cooperates! We hope to see...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

This tour was a bit pricey, but worth the money. Our guide, Spence, was engaging and knowledgeable and we covered quite a bit of metro Victoria in addition to the destination stops. The 2 hour stop at Butchart Gardens was just right; we were able...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed your tour with Sepnce! Our Best of Victoria tour is a great way to see the highlights of Victoria. THe lunch provided by the Empress hotel is amazing. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018

Sightseeing of the famous Craigdarroch Castle and city of Victoria. Tour guide aka the driver took us to visit the castle first and then have a city tour around Victoria. The castle itself is small but beautiful from both outside and inside. You can learn...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed your city and castle tour! The castle is smaller compared to others but carries an abundance of history with it. We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable tour. Guide John had researched his tour and provided good info except for a few stupid jokes. Castle was good.

Thank Shelley G
CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review. we are glad that you enjoyed your tour. We're sorry to hear that you didn;t enjoy John's jokes! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is a well-run tour that seemed well worth the cost to us. We boarded the bus in front of the Empress Hotel. We had a nice ride through the city with narrated tour on a modern, clean vehicle. The bus made a stop at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed our tour. Yes, it can be very hectic when leaving Butchart Gardens after the fireworks as that is when everyone is leaving. Yes, we try our best to make sure that every guest...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018

We were lucky enough to be on a coach ride from Victoria to Buchart Gardens driven by Adrian Sly. Adrian provided a pleasant trip describing, sometimes humorously, points of interest along the way along with detailed information about the history of our destination, Buchart Gardens....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed your tour with Adrian! He is one of our amazing drivers! We hope to see you again one day and thank you for the reccommendation!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

We were on an Alaskan cruise and this was our last stop. We were concerned that we would not have enough time to enjoy this beautiful place because our ship did not dock until 6pm and once we got on the shuttle bus it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CVS T, Marketing Assistant at CVS Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Hello, Thank you for the review we are glad that you enjoyed your time in Victoria. The Butchart Gardens are Beautiful all year day or night. We hope to see you again one day!

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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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K4trip
July 20, 2016|
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Response from CVS T | Property representative |
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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