The Butchart Gardens Admission with Ferry
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. You voucher must be presented at The Butchart Gardens' admission gate.
- Ferry Fare
- The Butchart Gardens Admission
Please Note: The Butchart Gardens is a 35-minute drive from downtown Victoria. This package does not include round-trip shuttle transportation from downtown Victoria.
December 1, 2023 to January 6, 2024: Christmas time is a very busy time at The Butchart Gardens. Wait times to get into The Gardens may be unusually longer than normal. If you are purchasing admission only tickets (without shuttle), we recommend reserving your admission time through The Butchart Gardens website after purchasing your tickets through Black Ball. Please call our packaging department for further information at 877-386-2202.
April 1 – May 31, 2023: 9:00am – 5:00pm
June 1 – September 15, 2023 (Monday and Tuesday): 9:00am – 5:00pm
June 1 – September 15, 2023 (Wednesday to Sunday): 9:00am – 10:00pm
September 16 – 30, 2023: 9:00am – 5:00pm
October 1 – 31, 2023: 9:00am – 4:00pm
November 1 – 30, 2023: 9:00am – 3:30pm
December 1, 2023 – January 6, 2024: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
The Gardens are open for viewing one hour after the gate closes.
Visitors are asked to maintain adequate physical distancing while visiting, and respect that people’s comfort levels may differ. For more information regarding COVID-19 protocols, please visit The Butchart Gardens website.
Debit or credit only, The Gardens is unable to accept cash in any facilities.
Pets are welcome at The Butchart Gardens during operating hours. Please visit The Butchart Gardens website for more information on their pet policy. Please Note: Only service dogs are allowed on the shuttle to The Butchart Gardens.
Please Note: Pets are not permitted inside The Gardens December 1 – January 6 between 3:00pm and 8:00pm.