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The Butchart Gardens with Round Trip Shuttle from Downtown Victoria and Ferry

Victoria, BC

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Black Ball Ferry Line Victoria Terminal
430 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8V 1W9
The Butchart Gardens
800 Benvenuto Avenue, Victoria, BC V8M 1J8

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.

Packages Includes:
- Ferry Fare
- Admission to The Butchart Gardens
- Round-trip Shuttle Transportation from Downtown Victoria to The Butchart Gardens

Please arrive at the Fairmont Empress 15 minutes prior to your desired departure time and check in at the kiosk. Your ticket is valid for use once in each direction. This ticket includes round-trip shuttle transportation and admission to The Butchart Gardens.

Shuttle Schedule:
March 1 – 14, 2024 (only Friday, Saturday and Sunday):
Departs from Fairmont Empress: 11:30am
Departs from The Butchart Gardens: 2:30pm

March 15 – April 30, 2024 (daily):
Departs from Fairmont Empress: 9:30am and 11:30am
Departs from The Butchart Gardens: 12:30pm and 2:30pm

May 1 – May 31, 2024 (daily):
Departs from Fairmont Empress: 9:30am, 11:30am, and 1:30pm
Departs from The Butchart Gardens: 12:30pm, 2:30pm, and 4:30pm

June 1 – September 15, 2024 (daily):
Departs from Fairmont Empress: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, and 2:00pm
Departs from The Butchart Gardens: 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm 4:00pm, and 5:00pm

July 1 – August 31, 2024 (Saturday only):
Departs from Fairmont Empress: 7:00pm
Departs from The Butchart Gardens: 30 minutes after the fireworks end

September 16 – October 14, 2024 (daily):
Departs from Fairmont Empress: 9:30am and 11:30am
Departs from The Butchart Gardens: 12:30pm and 2:30pm

October 15 – October 31, 2024 (only Friday, Saturday and Sunday):
Departs from Fairmont Empress: 9:30am and 11:30am
Departs from The Butchart Gardens: 12:30pm and 2:30pm

Please Note: The shuttle is not scheduled to run in November.

Additional Information
The Butchart Gardens 2024 Hours:
March 1 – March 31, 2024: 9:00am – 4:00pm
April 1 – May 31, 2023: 9:00am – 5:00pm
June 1 – September 15, 2024 (Monday and Tuesday): 9:00am – 5:00pm
June 1 – September 15, 2024 (Wednesday to Sunday): 9:00am – 10:00pm
September 16 – 30, 2024: 9:00am – 5:00pm
October 1 – 31, 2024: 9:00am – 4:00pm
November 1 – 30, 2024: 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.

Pet Policy:
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.

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