• How much time should we allow for transportation back to the Cruise Terminal.
  • 40 minutes Butchart Gardens
  • 40 minutes Saanich Wine Tour
  • *1:10 hour - Cowichan Wine Tour - we don't suggest this tour due to possible traffic issues if time frames are tight
  • *Salt Spring Island Day Trip Depart 9am return 5:30pm

*These tours not a good fit for cruise ship passengers on tight time frames.

  • Can kids come?

​We LOVE kids but due to our transportation laws, each person must wear a seatbelt.  Children 5 years and older please. We do not provide car seats or boosters.

Wine Tours - all passengers must be 19 years or older unless you book a private tour then the entire family is welcome! 

On a Cruise ship visiting Victoria?

  • Where does the Cruise Ship dock in Victoria?

Click on this map.

You're only a 5 minute taxi ride to downtown - less than $10, or if you prefer a stroll about a 30 minute walk.

We'll return you after tour but won't pick you up here.

We're easy to find on the above map or any downtown Victoria hotel, not the Empress please unless of course staying there.

Find "Oswego Street" on this map...follow that all the way to Belleville Street, hang a right  and our first departure is at the Hotel Grand Pacific.  (Oswego -Long 8 blocks then hang right- Belleville Street, 1 block, nice easy walk but still around 20 - 30 minutes stroll)

  • Can we book a private tour?

​Sure, groups of 10 - 14 we can certainly provide a private tour. Best call                250-477-3322 or email us with details.    Pre-paid in advance. We'll send you an invoice to pay directly online.

  • What happens if our ship is late or does not arrive due to whatever?  

Sorry, tours are non-refundable within 24 hours of departure date.  Private tours are 2 weeks prior to departure date or longer if high demand date, you will be advised. 

We are a scheduled tour company with no wait time.

Oh...if we have space on our next departure time, same day we're happy to try to make things work but again, no guarantee.  This would apply to the Butchart Gardens Shuttle.

We always pre-warn our Cruise Ship passengers while the cruise ship tours  offered on the ship might be slightly higher in price, you will receive your money back if the cruise line cancels.

We are a smaller company, movng in smaller numbers, we HOLD your seat, have staff waiting to greet you and washed our vehicles. 

Think of us like your favourite concert...you missed....so sad. :(

Please decide what options are best prior to purchasing.  Cruise ships often change schedules closer to arrival date.

Island Time Tours



Meet us here! 

With reservations 15 min. prior to departure time

  • Can we join your tours?

​Yes, we would love to meet you.  Meet us at any of the downtown Victoria hotels 15 minutes prior to departure time.  We depart from the Hotel Grand Pacific first (see map on left).  After the tour we're happy to return you to the cruise terminal.

  • Do we need reservations?

Yes please, we depart in smaller groups and reserve your seat!  250-477-3322  or online.

Click on the tour you would like, see the book now buttons.

  • Do we reserve our return seat?

Butchart Gardens shuttles - YES,  we travel in smaller numbers and save your return seat. 

Enjoy the gardens longer coming out a few minutes before departure time.  Skip the line-ups!


  • Can we be dropped off at the Cruise Ship Terminal after the tour?

​Sure, feel free to hop out downtown if you have some time left to explore Victoria and if not,we'll certainly be happy to return you to the cruise terminal, no extra cost.  Advise your driver/guide. (if you opt to hop out downtown you must find your own way back to ship)

  • Can we bring a stroller, walker, wheelchair? 

Sorry our vehicles have ZERO storage space, designed to transport passengers only.  

  • ​Can we eat/drink in your vehicles?

No food or beverages please.  Yes, that includes coffee  :).