Butchart Gardens & Butterfly Gardens

The world-famous 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 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.

Plus Visit Butterfly Gardens

Stop by the nearby Victoria Butterfly Gardens on the way for only added price of admission. Walk among hundreds of free-flying butterflies and explore the ornate and carnivorous plants, including an exquisite orchid display. This indoor tropical garden features flamingos, tropical fish, ducks, turtles, tortoises, birds and thousands of butterflies. Newest addition is the Insectarium: experience impressive insects & invertebrates from around the world. Your jungle adventure awaits!

 

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, June 15 - September 12, 2021

Depart Empress HotelArrive at Butterfly GardensDepart the Butchart Gardens
11:45AM12:20 (12:50 pick up only)2:45

Butchart Gardens, September 17 - October 31, 2021

Depart Empress HotelArrive at Butterfly GardensDepart the Butchart Gardens
11:30AM12:10 (12:45 pick up only)2:45

Butchart Gardens (Shoulder)

Butchart ExpressButchart + Butterfly
Adult$74.00$89.00
Youth (13-17)$47.00$53.00
Child (6-12)$26.00$31.00
Infant (0-5)FreeFree
All prices listed in Canadian dollars (CAD), includes tax

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 […]

Butchart Gardens

Stop location: 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.

Butterfly Gardens

Stop location: Victoria Butterfly Gardens

A vibrant jungle experience: intermingle with flamingos, tropical fish, ducks, turtles, tortoises, birds and thousands of butterflies! Introducing our Insectarium, experience impressive insects & invertebrates from around the world..