Inner Harbour, Victoria, BC

Butchart Gardens - Sunken Gardens

Pendray House at Huntington Manor

Christmas at Pendray House

Skating Rink at Butchart Gardens

BC Legislature, Victoria BC

Centennial Square Christmas - photo courtesy Victoria Tourism

Festival of Trees, Bay Centre - photo courtesy Victoria Tourism

Group photo


Christmas in Victoria

Calgary 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:30 am | Edmonton 12:30 pm | Edson 3:15 pm | Hinton 4:15 pm

All aboard Santa’s Sleigh for a Gala Christmas Celebration in Victoria!  Enjoy a narrated tour of this charming and gracious city aglow with twinkling lights of the holiday season.  The Butchart Gardens welcomes you with carollers, sparkling lights and festive décor.  Savour the season in style with a Christmas Eve dinner, visit from Santa, special Christmas brunch and Christmas dinner with all the trimmings.  The temperate climate, lovely reflections on the water, and views of the distant snow-clad Olympic Mountains provide the perfect backdrop as you celebrate the holidays with us. 

Features four nights at the Huntingdon Manor, conveniently located near the picturesque Inner Harbour.


  • 2023 Departure Date
  • Guaranteed date
    • 9 days | December 21, 2023
    • Motorcoach
      Passport Not Required

Calgary to Edmonton to Valemount

Thursday, December 21.  Your Christmas Celebration Tour begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe coach in Calgary.  Head north via Red Deer to Edmonton meeting additional travel companions enroute.  Journey west through JASPER NATIONAL PARK and pass majestic Mount Robson on your way to the village of Valemount, BC.  This evening features a GET ACQUAINTED WELCOME DINNER.  Overnight: Best Western Plus.


Valemount to New Westminster

 Friday, December 22.  Today travel through the North Thompson Valley area as you continue to Blue River, Clearwater and Kamloops on the way to your unique Vancouver hotel, the Inn at the Quay, in New Westminster.  Built on pillars elevated over the Fraser River and ideally located next to the Riverfront Boardwalk, it is within walking distance of the Skytrain Station to downtown Vancouver.  Watch the boats sail by from your over-the-water room with balcony or go out and explore the area.  Overnight:  Inn at the Quay.


New Westminster to Victoria

(4 nights) Saturday, December 23.  Board a BC FERRY at Tsawwassen for a scenic sailing to Vancouver Island.  Continue to Victoria for a four-night stay at the Huntingdon Manor.  This historic property is conveniently located near the picturesque Inner Harbour just a short walk to downtown.  Includes daily breakfast. 



 Sunday, December 24.  Feel the Christmas spirit as you depart for a GUIDED TOUR to see the city dressed in its holiday finery.  The rest of your afternoon is free to take in the merry ambiance of this beautiful harbour city.  Perhaps you might like to take a carriage ride or a water taxi tour of the harbour, discover Chinatown, wander by the water, admire the glowing decorations at the historic Empress Hotel or spend time with friends in the area.  You’ll be humming a Christmas carol as you return to your hotel for a delicious CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER prepared by the hotel chefs just for you!



Monday, December 25.  Wake up to the magic of Christmas with a special CHRISTMAS BRUNCH.  Then join us in our hospitality room to mingle with your companions while enjoying Christmas festivities, complete with a VISIT FROM SANTA.  The afternoon is free to explore more of the old-world charm of this former British settlement.  Return to the Huntingdon Manor, your home-away-from-home, for a traditional CHRISTMAS DINNER.



 Tuesday, December 26.  Your wonderful afternoon begins with a visit to the fascinating BUTTERFLY GARDENS followed by The Magic of Christmas, a remarkable display of twinkling lights and festive decorations at THE BUTCHART GARDENS.  Indulge in a seasonal AFTERNOON HIGH TEA, then listen to the sounds of carollers and a brass band playing traditional holiday music. As you stroll along the pathways lined with wreaths, holly and winterberries, search for the clever displays depicting the Twelve Days of Christmas, seek out the delightful carousel, or warm yourself with a cup of hot chocolate by the fire!  Return to your hotel.


Victoria to Kamloops

Wednesday, December 27.  The Christmas spirit lingers as you begin your journey home.  Bid farewell to Victoria as you sail across the Strait of Georgia from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen.  Travel to Kamloops, located in the southern interior of British Columbia at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers.  Enjoy an included PIZZA PARTY at the hotel with your new-found friends.  Overnight:  Best Western Plus.


Kamloops to Hinton

Thursday, December 28.  Continue to Hinton to spend your last evening in the company of your fellow travellers at a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER.  Overnight:  Best Western Plus.


Hinton to Edmonton to Calgary

 Friday, December 29.  Return home from a most memorable Christmas Holiday.  Make a stop in Edmonton before the tour concludes in Calgary.


tour route map for Christmas in Victoria

Included in Your Holiday

      • First class transportation on an air conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
      • Quality accommodations and tax
      • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
      • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
      • Travel Bag
      • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
      • Welcome Dinner
      • Ferry crossings as indicated
      • Guided tour of Victoria
      • Christmas Eve Dinner
      • Special Christmas Breakfast
      • Visit from Santa
      • Christmas Gift
      • Christmas Dinner
      • Butterfly Gardens
      • Butchart Gardens lit up for Christmas
      • Afternoon High Tea
      • Pizza Party
      • Farewell Dinner
      • 14 Meals include: 7 Breakfasts, 1 Brunch, 1 Afternoon High Tea, 5 Dinners.

2023 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change



GST: $114.95



GST: $126.45



GST: $174.45

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.