7 Best Butchart Gardens Tours and Day Trips 

These gardens aren’t just one of the best gardens in Victoria, BC (dubbed the “City of Gardens”). They’re also celebrated as one of the world’s most beautiful gardens.

We can’t get over the beauty of the city. Its canals and singing gondoliers. Its bridges. Its gorgeous palaces and museums…

Butchart Gardens is located in Brentwood Bay on Vancouver Island’s Saanich Peninsula, 13½ miles (22 km) north of Victoria.

Victoria to Butchart Gardens shuttle and public bus

With multiple departure and return times available throughout the day, you’ve got the flexibility to plan your visit just the way you like it. The drive takes about 35 to 40 minutes.

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Private tours to Butchart Gardens

A private half-day Butchart Gardens tour from Victoria is a great way to maximize your time – and see some of Victoria’s top tourist attractions too!

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Day tours by ferry and coach

For a ferry and coach tour, you have a choice of three different tours. They differ in the size of bus used and the amount of time allocated to visiting Butchart Gardens.

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Day tour by seaplane

The 5-star-rated day trip by Harbor Air Seaplanes is more expensive than taking the ferry. You take a 35-minute scenic seaplane flight direct from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria.

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