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  • Address: 800 Benvenuto Avenue
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: Prices vary by season

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Butchart Gardens

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.

Practical Info

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.

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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour by Bus

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 629 Reviews

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

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 13 hours (approx.)

From USD $180.72

Butchart Gardens Tour from Victoria

4.5 star rating: Recommended 97 Reviews

Don't miss the opportunity to visit the magnificent Butchart Gardens, Victoria's most famous attraction. This 55-acre garden of colorful and aromatic flowers ...  Read more

Location: Victoria, Canada
Duration: Flexible

From USD $52.78

Victoria in One Day Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

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

Location: Victoria, Canada
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $146.43

Whale-Watching Cruise from Victoria and Butchart Gardens Admission

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

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

Location: Victoria, Canada
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.51

Best of Victoria Tour: Whale Watching, Butchart Gardens and Sunset Cruise from Vancouver

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

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

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $301.01

Viator Exclusive: 2-day Victoria Tour from Vancouver including Butchart Gardens

4.5 star rating: Recommended 15 Reviews

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

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $405.46

Butchart Gardens Holiday Lights Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Ride in a motorcoach to Victoria’s Butchart Gardens to experience one of the most magical displays of the holiday season. From December to early January, a ...  Read more

Location: Victoria, Canada
Duration: Flexible

From USD $52.79

Private Tour: 3-Day Wine-Tasting Tour Through Victoria and the Gulf Islands

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

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

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights

From USD $829.34

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