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Our admission rates vary by season. You’ll also find prices for various seasonal activities - please scroll down the page.

 

SEASONAL RATES

Admission gives you access to all of our gardens. In the Summer, your general admission includes access to performances on the Concert Lawn and Firework Saturdays.

Give a Gift: Mail Admission Tickets & Passes

Personal Use: Purchase Admission Tickets & Passes


* Tickets may be also be purchased at our admission gate upon arrival.

*Christmas Gift Ticket Delivery Advisory: Canada Post guarantees delivery of small packets by Christmas if you meet the following deadlines: Order by December 6th for overseas, December 16th for USA and Canada. After December 16th, all gift tickets must be purchased/picked up at The Gardens.


Be sure to check the low cost and great benefits of a 12 Month Pass

Reservations are required for youth and children's groups.  See Group Info for policies.

We accept: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, JCB, Cash, Interac Bank/Debit Card, Travellers Cheques.
No third party discount coupons accepted.



Please note: costumes, period style or historical dress not permitted.  For more information please view our Garden Etiquette.

The Gardens is a property-wide vapour and smoke-free environment

Selfie Sticks are no longer permitted

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Christmas 2017 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Dec. 1 – Jan. 6 $27.00 $13.50 $3.00 $24.30
Winter 2018 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Jan. 7 – Jan. 14 $18.35 $9.20 $2.00 $16.25
Jan. 15 – Mar. 31 $24.60 $12.30 $2.00 $21.78
Spring 2018 Adult3
(18+) 
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Apr 1 – June 14 $30.80 $15.40 $2.00 $27.72
Summer 2018 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
June 15 – Sept. 30 $33.10 $16.55 $3.00  $29.79
Autumn 2018 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Oct. 1 – 31 $27.65 $13.85 $2.00 $24.89
Nov. 1 – 30 $21.50 $10.75 $2.00 $19.35

rates are subject to 5% tax, and pricing is per person

1Re-Admission (Same Day): Please have your hand stamped at the Information Centre before departure and present your original admission ticket upon return. Re-Admission (Next Day): Please have your hand stamped at the Information Centre before departure. The Gardens staff will collect your original admission ticket and issue a new re-admission ticket for $3.50 plus tax for Adults; $2.50 plus tax for Youth; and $1.00 plus tax for Children. Only one re-admission is permitted and re-admission is not permitted on Firework Saturdays or on Special Event Days.

2Groups of 25 or more adults who arrive by bus, and pay together in one sum, are offered a discounted rate. For groups of 24 or fewer, the regular adult rate applies.  The bus driver and tour escort  (with *The Butchart Gardens photo identification) are admitted to The Gardens free of charge.

3We do not offer age related discounts.

4Rates are subject to change without notice.

*The Butchart Gardens photo ID is complimentary.  It is issued from our Turnstiles Ticket Office on, or prior to the first visit.  Tour guides and tour bus drivers will need to present company ID to receive their initial card. 

 

Rose Carousel

The Rose Carousel, crafted by Brass Ring Entertainment of Sun Valley, California is the only carousel on Vancouver Island. It operates from 1/2 hour after The Gardens opens until 1/2 hour after the admission gates close.

A portion of the proceeds is donated to local children's charities.

All Seasons All Ages
Single Ride, including tax $2.00
11 Ride Card, including tax $20.00

Boat Tours

Our boats tours depart from the dock every 15 minutes* beginning at 11 am most days, and at 11:30 am on Firework Saturdays. Final tours leave the Wharf at 4:15pm. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure times. 12-month pass holders receive $2 off the regular price.

*2:00 and 2:15 no departures

Summer 2018 Adult
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups
(25 or more)
Standard Rate $19.75 +tax $15.25 +tax $12.00 +tax NA
Family Rate | & 12 Month Passholders $17.75 +tax $13.25 +tax $10.00  +tax NA

Private Fireworks Seating

Private fireworks seating makes for an especially memorable evening. This package includes expedited entry to The Gardens, reserved seating in our Private Viewing Area, and reserved parking.

 

Contact Group Services at 250-652-4422 ext. 320


Note: General Admission does include free fireworks viewing from our general fireworks lawn area.

Summer  
2018 Private seating package - Adult    $250 plus tax
2018 Private seating package - Youth    $230 plus tax
2018 Private seating package - Child    $218 plus tax
2018 Private seating upgrade - add-on after admission    $215 plus tax

Ice Skating

During the Christmas Season, enjoy ice skating on our 465 sq. m. (5,000 sq. ft.) outdoor rink. You can skate daily during admission hours. Skate rentals are available on a first come basis for $3 plus tax per pair.

A portion of the proceeds is donated to local children's charities.

Christmas Adult
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(12 and under)
Skate Rental

2017 Standard Rate, plus tax $5.00  $4.00  $3.00  $3.00
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