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The Butchart Gardens

Victoria, BC
Stroll along meandering paths through fifty-five acres of delightful floral displays at The Butchart Gardens. In 1904, Jennie Butchart began to beautify a worked-out quarry site north of Victoria. Her venture has become a family commitment to horticulture and hospitality spanning 100 years, delighting visitors from all over the world.

You must pick up your voucher at one of our Black Ball terminals (Port Angeles or Victoria) before heading to The Butchart Gardens.

November 1 – 25 (Autumn): 9:00pm – 3:30pm with viewing until 4:30pm
November 26 – January 6, 2022 (Christmas): 3:30pm – 9:00pm with viewing until 10:00pm
The Gardens will not be open to the public prior to 3:30pm during Christmas.

The Butchart Gardens Shuttle Schedule (only applicable to travelers purchasing The Butchart Gardens with shuttle transportation):
December 10, 11, 17, 2021:
Depart from Fairmont Empress: 6:00pm
Depart from The Gardens: 9:00pm

December 18 - January 3, 2021:
Depart from Fairmont Empress: 4:00pm and 6:00pm
Depart from The Gardens: 7:00pm and 9:00pm
The shuttle does not stop at The Butterfly Gardens during December.

COVID-19 Protocols:
Masks are required in all indoor facilities, and proof of vaccination for patrons 12 years of age and older is required to access the Dining Room and The Blue Poppy Restaurant. For more information regarding COVID-19 protocols, please visit The Butchart Gardens website.

Please Note: Timed entry will be in place during Christmas season in order to reduce and spread-out attendance to keep visitors and staff as safe as possible during the pandemic. Please Note: If you are booking The Butchart Gardens admission only (without shuttle), your viewing time is not guaranteed. We will contact you via email or phone if your requested viewing time is not available.

Debit or credit only, The Gardens is unable to accept cash in any facilities.

Pet Policy:
Pets are not permitted inside The Gardens from November 26, 2021 through January 6, 2022 between 3:30pm – 8:00pm, however they are most welcome from 8:00pm until closing. For more information regarding the pet policy, please visit The Butchart Gardens website.

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