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7 Ways to Travel From Vancouver to Victoria

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Photo: V2V Empress

Looking for a quick and close getaway? Travel to Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

If you’re looking for fun ways to explore the city, Butchart Gardens welcomes over a million vistors a year to its breathtaking gardens, while Butterfly World is home to a tropical jungle teeming with wildlife that is sure to delight people of all ages. If you’re a foodie, Victoria’s downtown harbour boasts a multitude of fantastic restaurants and cafes.

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Helijet offers a helicopter airline schedule and private charter service because time is money and when you fly high you gotta’ fly with style – maybe to your own helipad?


Drive, bike or walk-on BC Ferries which offer regular 90 minute sailings to Victoria’s Swartz Bay from Delta’s Tsawwassen terminal.


Luxury Ferry

Launched May 2017, this Vancouver to Victoria luxury ferry service departs from Canada Place in Downtown Vancouver to Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

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V2V Empress

Float Plane

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a seaplane! Hop on for a ride that takes about 35 minutes.



Use your travel points and rewards with Air Canada, West Jet and Pacific Coastal Airlines which offer daily scheduled roundtrips.


Why not do some whale watching on your journey? Prince of Whales offers “The Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria” roundtrip from Vancouver which includes a fully guided whale watching and wildlife viewing, leisure time in Victoria and access to The But chart Gardens.

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Ocean Magic & Ocean Magic II (Prince of Whales)

You can also take a charter bus which includes your ferry fare in order to make your journey hassle free, so you can relax on your journey.

What are your favourite way to travel to Victoria? Share with us in the comments below.

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