CVS Sightseeing Butchart Gardens and Butterfly Gardens Shuttle

Explore both Victoria Butterfly Gardens and Butchart Gardens in one day! Beginning your day, you will be picked up in front of the Fairmont Empress Hotel, and head to the Victoria Butterfly Gardens.The Victoria Butterfly Gardens were designed and built to showcase the life cycle and flight of tropical butterflies and moths. The 1115 square metre enclosure is a balanced eco-system flourishing with over 3000 butterflies fluttering among the flora. After visiting the Victoria Butterfly Gardens, you will be transferred to the Butchart Gardens. Butchart Gardens is a group of floral display gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. The gardens receive close to a million visitors each year. Butchart Gardens have been designated as a National Historic Site of Canada. At the end of your day, you will be again dropped off in front of the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Downtown Victoria.


This shuttle ticket includes admission to both Victoria Butterfly Gardens and Butchart Gardens.

 

Please note the following schedule:

January 7- March 31

  • Depart Empress Hotel: 11:30
  • Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: 12:05
  • Depart Butchart Gardens: 14:30

*Guests will have 45 minutes at Butterfly Gardens and then be picked up by the same coach and taken to Butchart Gardens.

April 1-30 

  • Depart Empress Hotel: 11:00, 13:00 & 15:00
  • Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: 11:35 & 13:35
  • Depart Butchart Gardens: Hourly 13:00 – 18:00

*Guests will visit the Butterfly Gardens first and then be picked up and taken to the Butchart Gardens. 

May 1- June 14 & September 3-30 

  • Depart Empress Hotel: Hourly 9:00-15:00
  • Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: Hourly 9:35-14:35
  • Depart Butchart Gardens: Hourly 11:00-18:00

June 15- September 2

  • Depart Empress Hotel: Hourly 9:00-17:00 & 19:00
  • Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: Hourly 9:35-15:35
  • Arrive at Butchart Gardens: Hourly 9:40-17:40, 19:40
  • *Depart Butchart Gardens: Hourly 11:00-18:00 & 20:00 & 22:00

*On Fireworks Saturday nights: If the fireworks end after 10:00 pm the last shuttle to downtown will depart 15 minutes after the fireworks are over 

 October 1-31

  • Depart Empress Hotel: Hourly 11:00-14:00
  • Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: Hourly 11:35-14:35
  • Depart Butchart Gardens: Hourly 13:00 – 17:00

November 1-30

  • Depart Empress Hotel: 11:30
  • Arrive at Butterfly Gardens 12:05
  • Depart Butchart Gardens: 14:30

*December 1-31 

  • Depart Empress Hotel: 14:00, 16:00, 18:00
  • Arrive at Butterfly Gardens: 14:35
  • Depart Butchart Gardens: 17:00, 19:00, 21:00

Guests will have 45 minutes at Butterfly Gardens and then be picked up by the same coach and taken to Butchart Gardens 

*Please note there is no service Dec. 25, 2018.

 



 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Prices

Adult $89.00 CAD *
Youth ages 13 - 17 $53.00 CAD *
Available until October 15, 2020
* + GST. Prices per person.

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