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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.

If you have booked The Butchart Gardens shuttle, please arrive at the Fairmont Empress 15 minutes prior to your desired departure time. Your ticket is valid for use once in each direction, for any scheduled shuttle time.

The Butchart Gardens Shuttle Schedule (must book a ticket with shuttle transportation to use the shuttle):
April 15 – 30, 2022 (Closed April 26 and 27)
Depart from Fairmont Empress: 11:30am
Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: 12:05pm (you will have 30 minutes at Butterfly Gardens)
Depart from The Butchart Gardens: 2:45pm

May 1 – June 14, 2022 (Closed May 3, 4, 10 and 11):
Depart from Fairmont Empress: 9:30am and 11:30am
Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: 10:05am and 12:05pm (you will have 30 minutes at Butterfly Gardens)
Depart from The Butchart Gardens: 12:45pm and 2:45pm

June 15 – September 30, 2022:
Depart from Fairmont Empress: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am and 1:00pm
Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: 9:35am, 10:35am, 11:35am and 1:35pm
Depart from The Butchart Gardens: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm and 4:00pm

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