The Butchart Gardens Express Shuttle

The world-famous The Butchart Gardens: a wonderland of spectacular themed gardens, exotic plants, streams, ponds and fountains—sure to create a lasting impression!

Sightseeing Victoria offers comfortable round-trip transportation between downtown Victoria and the The Butchart Gardens onboard our modern coaches with a live narration from our very experienced drivers. Currently, tours are operating on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.  Once you arrive, your ticket also includes admission into the Gardens for convenient access.

Butterfly Gardens Additional Option

Stop by the nearby Victoria Butterfly Gardens on the way for only added price of admission learn more


Route Schedules

Please select the schedule that applies to your travel plans.

* Schedules are subject to change, please check with your Gray Line agent on checkin for the latest schedule.

Butchart Gardens, December 10th, 11th & 17th

Depart Empress HotelArrive at Butchart GardensDepart the Butchart GardensArrive Empress Hotel
6:00 PM6:40 PM9:00 PM9:40 PM

Butchart Gardens, December 18th to Jan 3rd (Closed Dec 25)

Depart Empress HotelArrive to Butchart Gardens Depart the Butchart GardensArrive to the Empress
4:00 pm4:40 pm
6:00 pm6:40 pm7:00 pm7:40 pm
9:00 pm9:40 pm

Empress Hotel

Stop location: 721 Government Street

Victoria’s famous landmark hotel – the Fairmont Empress Hotel sits majestically at the cornerstone of Victoria’s sparkling Inner Harbour and city centre of arts, entertainment and cultural attractions. This Vancouver Island resort is located in British Columbia’s capital city and features turn of the century architecture, classic beauty and an unrivaled location on the water. Tour […]

The Butchart Gardens

Stop location: The Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens is one of the top tourist attractions in Victoria, British Columbia and ranked by USA Today, CNN and National Geographic as one of the top display gardens in the World.