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Add on Butterfly Garden Ticket for only $10! Last entry to Butterfly Gardens is 3:35pm and last pick up from Butterfly Gardens is 4:35pm. 

The Butchart Gardens Experience

Butchart Gardens National Historic Site of Canada is an internationally-known public attraction that has been open to visitors since 1904. It is located on the Saanich Peninsula, approximately 21 kilometers north of Victoria, British Columbia. Whether it be the emerging leaves in the Spring, brilliant pink or white flowers of trees; the dazzling bedding plants framed in by sweeping lawns or the treat to the nose of a waft of a thousand scents of summer, Butchar...(more)
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Take in this tradition with either The Empress Afternoon Tea or Butchart Gardens Afternoon Tea.

Fairmont Empress Afternoon Tea

STEEPED IN TRADITION SINCE 1908 A time honoured tradition for over a century, the world renowned tea lobby of The Fairmont Empress has served England’s most beloved ritual and Victoria's grandest tradition of Afternoon Tea to famed royalty, celebrities and dignitaries alike. Surrounded by rich chintz fabrics, antiqued tapestries and rugs, elegant wing back chairs, vintage furnishings and hand-carved tables, the picturesque backdrop of the Inner Harbour provi...(more)
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Whale watching in Victoria is a must on your to do list while you are here! With our temperate climate you can whale watch year round. From orcas to humpbacks to seals to all sorts of amazing marine life, there isn't a whole lot you don't see out on a tour. Choose the time you want to take a whale watching excursion and we will set you up with one of our fantastic partners!

Victoria Ocean Magic II Whale Watching Adventures (Half-Day Whale Watching)

• Our Ocean Magic and Ocean Magic II are custom-built expedition grade cruisers, purposely designed to give premiere whale watching experiences over extended ranges • Has a cruising speed of 30 knots (+50kph), the same speed as our zodiac-style vessels • Equipped with surface propellers to reduce underwater noise and create an impressive rooster tail • Constructed of lightweight aluminum for maximum fuel efficiency and speed • Features an ind...(more)
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Victoria Zodiac Whale Watching Adventures

Get ready for the Adventure of a Lifetime! Whether you are a first time whale watcher or a seasoned veteran, we guarantee that you will have a blast! We sure do! For a detailed tour description please visit: http://princeofwhales.com/victoria-tours/zodiac-adventures/ Highlights: • Fully guided Whale Watching and wildlife viewing • Available year round! Departure Times: During peak season vessels may depart every 30 minutes from 8:00am – 6:00pm by re...(more)
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Whale Watching & Butchart Gardens

Combine two of Victoria’s ‘must do’ activities, whale watching & the Butchart Gardens! For a detailed tour description please visit: http://princeofwhales.com/victoria-tours/the-whales-gardens/ Highlights: • Fully guided whale watching and wildlife viewing • VIP entrance into the Butchart Gardens by their private dock • Travel through inlets and bays not visited on other departures • Save time by combining whale watching an...(more)
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Victoria to Vancouver Transportation via Butchart Gardens (One-Way)

Combine convenient connections from downtown Victoria to the Butchart Gardens and a sunset cruise to downtown Vancouver in style. For a detailed tour description please visit: http://princeofwhales.com/victoria-tours/butchart-gardens-vancouver-crossing/ Highlights: • Ample space for luggage onboard • Travel in style on our brand new luxury catamaran the ‘Salish Sea Dream’ • Explore the Butchart Gardens and enjoy a sunset cruise to Vancouve...(more)
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The Royal BC Museum Corporation is one of Canada’s greatest cultural treasures. The museum was founded in 1886; the Archives, in 1894. In 2003, these two organizations joined to become British Columbia’s combined provincial museum and archives, collecting artifacts, documents and specimens of British Columbia’s natural and human history, safeguarding them for the future and sharing them with the world.

Royal BC Museum Admission

Through research and learning, we strive to broaden understanding about our province and inspire curiosity and wonder. We are passionate about sharing British Columbia’s story with the millions of visitors who walk through our doors and explore our website each year. Our collections, research and presentations enable us to tell the stories of British Columbia in ways that enlighten, stimulate and inspire. By exploring our social and environmental history, the Ro...(more)
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