The Butchart Gardens put on a sensational floral show year-round, in some of the most magnificent landscaped gardens on the planet.
Gardeners and lovers of beauty alike will be inspired and enchanted by these gardens, first established in 1904.
Covering 22 hectares (55 acres), make your way through different garden ‘rooms’, from the dramatic sunken garden to rose-covered walkways, springtime bulbs, the summertime dahlia walk, amazing fall colors and the Japanese-inspired winter garden.There are several restaurants within the gardens, so it’s easy to make a day of it at the Butchart Gardens.
The Butchart Gardens are in Greater Victoria on Vancouver Island, 23 km (14 miles) north of Victoria.It’s a 30-minute drive from Victoria if you’re driving. Buses run to Butchart Gardens from downtown Victoria, as well as from the Swartz Bay ferry terminal.
Tours & Tickets
Explore Victoria's highlights on this small-group day trip from Vancouver. Enjoy a 1.5-hour cruise to Vancouver Island and then take a sightseeing coach tour ... Read more
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)
See the best of Victoria and its surrounding attractions on this activity-filled day tour! The perfect combination of free time and guided elements, this tour ... Read more
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Experience the natural beauty of Victoria with two memorable experiences in one day. Take a whale-watching tour from Inner Harbour around the Gulf Islands and ... Read more
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
Combine four great experiences for the ultimate Vancouver day trip! Take a whale-watching cruise, sightsee around Victoria at your own pace, explore the ... Read more
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Want to spend more than a day discovering the delights of the capital of British Columbia? This tour includes a ferry to Victoria, a float plane flight back to ... Read more
Duration: 2 days (approx.)
Taste your way through one of British Columbia's booming wine regions in the Pacific Coast Province, on this private 3-day, 2-night tour from Vancouver to ... Read more
Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights