1. Canada
  2. Vancouver Island
  3. Victoria, British Columbia
  4. Butchart Gardens

From Vancouver: Swartz Bay Wine and Cider Tour by E-Bike

Product ID: 366945
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This Vancouver Island E-bike tour takes you on an adventure off the beaten path. Travel from Vancouver to Swartz Bay by ferry and enjoy a wonderful mix of beautiful sea landscapes, flower gardens, local produce farms, and wine tasting.
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Duration: 14 hours
Starting time 7:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Vancouver Island on environmentally friendly electric bicycles
  • Tour an apple farm, taste the homemade cider, and enjoy lunch in a natural setting
  • Enjoy beautiful sea landscapes, flower gardens, local produce farms, and wine tasting
Full description
Spend the day exploring Swartz Bay visiting local shops, restaurants, farms, and breweries. Vancouver Island bike tours are designed to minimize negative impacts on the natural environment, which is why group tours are run with a maximum of 6 participants and the main mode of transport is by E-bike. Vist and support local producers, enjoy beautiful seascapes and taste the local flavors in this full-day tour. 

The adventure starts at 7:00 AM at Yes Cycle Burrard, where the group will bike together to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal. At 9:00 AM board the ferry for the 1.5-hour journey to Swartz Bay. Upon arrival, cycle to an apple farm to learn traditional farming practices and taste some local cider. At the farm, you will sit down for a wonderful lunch complete with locally grown fruits and vegetables. 

After lunch, visit the Butterfly Gardens and admire over 50 species of tropical butterflies. Next, head to Butchard Gardens for a 2-hour tour of the former quarry turned lush, green oasis. Following the visit, cycle back to the ferry terminal in Swartz Bay to catch the 8:00 PM ferry back to Vancouver. Arrive at Yes Cycle Burrard at approximately 10:15 PM.
Includes
  • Guide
  • E-bike, helmet, chain lock
  • Roundtrip ferry ticket
  • Entrance to Butchart Gardens
  • Entrance to Butterfly Gardens
  • Cheese, meat, and lunch
  • Wine and cider tasting (option of non-alcoholic beverages)
What’s Not Included
  • Dinner
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• This tour will take place rain or shine
• This tour is ideal for participants with a medium fitness level
• The distance covered by E-bike is 47.3 km/29.4 miles (Round trip)
• The minimum age to participate in this activity is 16 years
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Yes Cycle Bike Rentals & Tours

Product ID: 366945