Location: Victoria, Canada
Rating: based on 2 reviews
Get close to nature and experience two of Victoria’s most famous attractions on a half-day tour. Visit Butchart Gardens with its spectacular floral landscape – The whole family will enjoy Victoria Butterfly Gardens, a lush tropical setting where free-flying butterflies, plants and exotic birds are the stars.
- Entrance fee to Butchart Gardens
- Entrance fee to Butterfly Gardens
- Air conditioned return transport
- Local Taxes
On the way to Butchart Gardens you will pass Saanich Peninsula, just north of Victoria. Situated in the shadow of the mountains, Saanich Peninsula is the driest part of Victoria and the landscape is made up of rolling hills, freshwater ponds and lakes, and mixed forest.
Arriving at Butchart Gardens you will have time to explore all parts of the internationally-known tourist attraction which is visited by more than a million people each year. Over fifty acres of floral displays await at Butchart Gardens, including the Sunken Garden, Rose Garden and Japanese Garden. You will have around 1.5 hours of free time to explore the gardens at your leisure.
Continue for a one-hour stop at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, an indoor tropical paradise with over 50 species of fluttering butterflies. Its not just butterflies at this popular family attraction, you will also have time to see the orchid exhibit, carnivorous plant section and Foods of the World display.
Departure Point: Tour departs from the Fairmont Empress Hotel.
- January 1 to May 14 – 11:00am
- May 15 to June 26 – 10:00am & 12:00pm
- June 27 to August 31 – Hourly from 10:00am to 1:00pm
- September 1 to September 30 – 10:00am & 12:00pm
- October 1 to December 31 – 11:00am
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
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It was fantastic! The bus for the return trip could have been better organized. We stopped at the Butterfly Gardens while the bus went on to Butchart, and therefore got off schedule. We were not given good instructions for how or where to go after the gardens.
Reviewed by: Peter H, USA