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The trees and flowers being misted at the Butchart Gardens in Victoria British Columbia


The Butchart Gardens

Victoria, BC
Credit: Courtesy of the Butchart Gardens Ltd


Surround yourself with 55 acres of lush greenery and colourful blooms at renowned The Butchart Gardens. As you wander through the gardens, see over 900 varieties of plants, stunning water fountain displays, serene lakes and ponds, and unbelievable views all around. The Butchart Gardens is a must-see floral paradise brimmed with unique activities for every season.


  • Take a stroll through the world-famous Sunken Garden, built on an old quarry mined by Robert Butchart in the early 1900’s to look over the gardens’ pathways and the spectacular Ross Fountain.
  • Stop and smell the roses at the fragrant Rose Garden, and see 280 varieties of roses in full bloom from June through August.
  • Follow the sounds of the trickling streams into the Japanese Garden, and walk through the grand Torii gate to see Japanese maples transition into vibrant reds during the fall.

Activity policies

Location: 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, BC.

Important Travel Info:  Due to COVID-19, face coverings are mandatory at all times. Maximum group size allowed is 6. The Rose Carousel is open with social distancing measures in place. The Coffee Shop, The Dining Room Restaurant, and Annabelle's Cafe are open with limited service. Advanced Reservations are strongly recommended. Ice skating, Snowflake Exchange, Festive Brass, and carollers will not be available.

No outside food or lawn chairs are permitted in the gardens. The use of tri-pods is currently not allowed. 

Printed vouchers must be presented to The Butchart Gardens upon arrival. Voucher must be used on the date selected and shown on voucher.

Hours of operations vary throughout the year. Please confirm operating hours before you visit.

Admission tickets purchased through BC Ferries Vacations are not guaranteed admission on Fireworks Saturdays and Special Events.

Visitors to The Butchart Gardens must follow the Garden Etiquette while on site to ensure the enjoyment and safety of visitors.



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