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The Butchart Gardens

About This Point Of Interest

The Butchart Gardens

This Vancouver Island treasure is the highlight of our Victoria + Butchart Gardens Tour. Covering over 22 breathtaking hectares (55 acres), life flourishes in this beautifully manicured landscape all year long, and although 300,000 bulbs bloom every spring, the Butchart Gardens have something to see and do throughout the seasons. Even the height of winter is a delight at the gardens as they celebrate the holidays with the Magic of Christmas, a full month of festive lights, teas and events. During the rest of the year, gaze and meander through the trails including the Sunken Garden, Japanese Garden, and the prize-winning Rose Garden. From greenhouse tours and guided walks, to fountains and a children’s carrousel, the Butchart Gardens are an unforgettable experience that is as diverse as it is magical.

Included As A Highlight In Tours

Victoria + Butchart Gardens Tour

With the journey to Victoria equally as fascinating as the city itself, this tour offers scenic ocean travel, a captivating series of gardens, and an introduction to the enchanting waterfront city of Victoria.

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Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Are the Butchart Gardens wheelchair accessible?
Yes, all public areas are wheelchair accessible with the exception of a viewpoint area within the Sunken Garden known as “The Mound.”
When is the best time to see the Gardens?
Each season has its own charm! From flowering bulbs and shrubs in the Spring and Summer to the red and gold maples in the Autumn. In the Winter, you’ll find snowdrops, witch hazel and even an indoor garden!
Where are the Butchart Gardens located?
The Butchart Gardens are in Brentwood Bay located near Victoria on Vancouver Island. Enjoy the scenic journey on our comfortable buses and keep you eye out for wildlife!