Top 7 Butchart Gardens Tours and Day Trips 

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

A delightful way to wrap up your Butchart Gardens visit is to treat yourself to afternoon tea at their lovely onsite restaurant.

They come to admire the floral splendor in the iconic Sunken Garden, the dancing fountains, the flower-filled Italian Garden and lily pond, the 2,500 rose bushes in the stunning Rose Garden.

Butchart Gardens shuttle

The shuttle bus leaves from the Sightseeing Victoria Kiosk in front of Victoria’s famous landmark hotel, the Fairmont Empress.

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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. But you save travel time and avoid the extra drive to and from the ferry terminals associated with the ferry.

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Day Tour by Seaplane and Ferry

The third way to enjoy a Butchart Gardens day trip from Vancouver is to combine the seaplane and ferry. You can choose your departure time from Vancouver.

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