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Expert Review of Butchart Gardens

Family Review of Butchart Gardens

Away Travel Expert: Sue Lebrecht
FamilyExpert Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children of all ages
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • This National Historic Site with 22 hectares (55 acres) of floral display gardens includes the Rose Carousel in the Children's Pavilion, which features nearly 30 hand-carved, hand-painted animals.

Address:
Brentwood Bay
800 Benvenuto Ave
Victoria, British Columbia
Canada
Parking: Open daily 9am-sundown (call or visit website for seasonal closing times); visitors can remain in gardens for 1 hr. after gate closes
Price: Admission June 15-Sept C$25 (US$21/£11) adults, C$13 (US$11/£6) youths 13-17, C$3 (US$2/£1.35) children 5-12, free for children under 5; admission prices reduced rest of the year


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 866/652-4422 or 250/652-4422
Transportation: Bus: 75 or the Gray Line shuttle from the Victoria Bus Station (runs late Apr to Sept); C$14 (US$12/£6) round-trip. For shuttle departure times, call tel. 800/663-8390 or 250/388-6539. Take Blanshard St. (Hwy. 17) north toward the ferry terminal in Saanich, then turn left on Keating Crossroads, which leads directly to the gardens -- about 20 min. from downtown Victoria; it's impossible to miss if you follow the trail of billboards
Price Information: Admission June 15-Sept C$25 (US$21/£11) adults, C$13 (US$11/£6) youths 13-17, C$3 (US$2/£1.35) children 5-12, free for children under 5; admission prices reduced rest of the year
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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