Today you will be leaving the shores of America and crossing into Canada's beautiful province of British Columbia, by taking the 90 minute ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria. As there are only 4 crossings a day, it is worth catching a morning ferry to guarantee your space on board and then you will have the rest of the day free to enjoy the lovely city of Victoria. This pretty provincial capital standing at the southern tip of Vancouver Island remains the most British of cities in North America, but the lure of nature is now as much of a draw as the call of the Empire. Spend the afternoon enjoying a leisurely stroll along the waterfront or browsing around the Royal British Columbia Museum. The city's well preserved inner city streets are lined with well preserved old buildings, and trendy shops that now occupy restored historic areas. Horse drawn carriages are even available to get you around if your feet do start to tire!
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this picturesque city where you can easily explore all the downtown attractions by foot, as most of which are within a short walk of each other. Spend time exploring the Inner Harbour, Beacon Hill Park and the Empress Hotel. Meantime, nearby Butchart Gardens is a must see if you are interested in horticulture and gardening. Here breathtaking floral splendour greets you at every turn with some of the finest displays in the world. The gardens come alive with colours and scents and throughout the summer. Also in the evening the Concert Lawn stage comes alive with a variety of performing artists. Take a picnic and sit on a bench or lawn and enjoy marvellous music and entertainment in the open air.
Alternatively, If you want to see some of the world's greatest mammals then pre book one of our immensely popular coastal excursions and spend the day in search of orcas, minke and grey whales, as well as porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife.
On this exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80 kms, you will ride aboard custom built Zodiac boats that offer high speed with stability giving you a safe and intimate whalewatching experience. Expect the taste of ocean spray at some point along the route!