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Smoke Free


Smoke Free

Effective January 7, 2016, The Butchart Gardens has become a property-wide smoke-free environment.

Smoking, including e-cigarettes and/or vaporizers, is prohibited anywhere on property (all facilities) for staff and visitors alike, including:

  • All parking lots
  • Bus parking lots
  • Wharf, Dock & Gangway
  • Tour Boats
  • Gardens
  • Restaurants and Washrooms

Failure to observe this policy at The Butchart Gardens may result in the visitor or tour operator being asked to leave the property immediately.

This policy covers all types of cigarettes, including e-cigarettes, cigars and pipes.

Thank you for your cooperation in keeping The Gardens a healthy and clean environment for everyone to enjoy.