Butchart Gardens

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  • Address: 800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8, Canada, Victoria
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2506524422
  • Ticket Price: 32 CAD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Family And Kids
Tickets From $417.87

The world famous Butchart Gardens are located near Victoria and are the most popular tourist attraction for tourists and locals in the city. In 2004 the gardens were designated as a National Historic Site of Canada owing to their popularity. The lush green area is filled with natural wonders from themes gardens and exotic plants to beautiful fountains, and an ice skating rink in winter. The Sunken Garden, Rose Garden and Japanese Garden are the major highlight here. Also worth seeing are the Night Illuminations and Firework Saturdays in the summer. Other themed gardens include the Italian Garden and the Mediterranean Garden. There are special rates, timings, and events each month so check the perfect time to visit when you’re there! 

Butchart Gardens Travel Tips

  • In the Summer, your general admission includes access to performances on the Concert Lawn and Firework Saturdays.
  • Rose Carousel closes 1/2 hour after the admission gate closes.
  • There is a no smoking policy throughout The Gardens, however they have two designated smoking areas.
  • All public areas are accessible by wheelchair, except for a viewpoint area within the Sunken Garden known as "The Mound", and the wharf and the gravel path leading to it from the wharf viewpoint.
  • Only motorized or standard wheelchairs are permitted.
  • Bike Racks and Car Parking is available free of charge. 

Entrance Ticket Details For Butchart Gardens

  • For Adult from $17.40 to $31.45, Youth (13-17) from $8.70 to $15.75, child (5-12) from $2.00 to $3.00 and For Groups (25 or more)  from $15.60 to $28.31.
  • All Ticket Prices vary with the months.

How to Reach Butchart Gardens

  • Public Transit Bus Routes:  75, 81

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  • Butchart Gardens Address: 800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8, Canada, Victoria
  • Butchart Gardens Contact Number: +1-2506524422
  • Butchart Gardens Timing: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Butchart Gardens Price: 32 CAD
  • Best time to visit Butchart Gardens(preferred time): 09:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Time required to visit Butchart Gardens: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Victoria include Butchart Gardens in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Butchart Gardens visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Butchart Gardens

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Butchart Gardens

People normally club together Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal and Victoria Butterfly Gardens while planning their visit to Butchart Gardens.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • How much is admission to the gardens 9/29/22 for 4 seniors and parking

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  • A car.. to park with 2 adults & 2 teens 14 & 17 what would be our costs?

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  • Our cruise ship will be arriving in Victoria B.C. on 9/1/22 around 5:30 p.m. Would it possible to purchase a ticket to Butchart Gardens? If so, I will only be able to visit the gardens from 6:00-8:00.

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  • I've got family coming from.ontario & curios of cost to enter this time of year ?? Thank you!! Age 21 & 24

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  • Is it necessary to book entrance to the garden no for Thursday March 10??

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    • No, it's not necessary to book the tickets in advance. You can pay while your visit.

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  • Do you still have the beautiful Plats in your store. I bought one there Black with Pink Flowers. I would love another one

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  • is there any special program today?

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  • I would like to visit myself only what do I have to do?I live in BC what transportation is available? Can you please help me.

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  • Do you guys rent scooters

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    • Even though The Butchart Gardens does not offer scooters to rent on the premises, if you want to rent a scooter, consider contacting Motion Specialties on 250-656-6228 and they will arrange delivery to The Gardens during your visit. 

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  • I am looking to experience the Gardens for Christmas.,2019. I live in Kelowna. . I thank you in advance for your attention.

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    • I suppose the Magic of Christmas season at the Butchart Gardens begins from December 1 and lasts until the first few days of January. If you wish to attend the Magic of Christmas Dinner and Dance, then reservations have already begun. To make reservations, you can call on 250-652-4422 ext 320.

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