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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. Please read our re-admission1 section.

We accept: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, JCB, Cash, Interac Bank/Debit Card, Travellers Cheques. Rates in Canadian dollars and subject to tax.

The Gardens does not accept third party discount coupons.

Be sure to check the low cost and great benefits of a 12 Month Pass (For example an adult pass works out to less than 16 cents per day, before taxes!)

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We have a no smoking policy throughout The Gardens, however we have two designated smoking areas.

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Spring 2015 Adult3
(18+) 
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Mar. 20 – June 14 $29.30 $14.65 $2.00 $26.37
Summer 2015 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
June 15 – Sept. 30 $31.45 $15.75 $3.00  $28.31
Autumn 2015 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Oct. 1 – 31 $26.30 $13.15 $2.00 $23.67
Nov. 1 – 30 $20.35 $10.20 $2.00 $18.32
Christmas 2014 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Dec. 1 – Jan. 6 $25.50 $12.75 $3.00 $22.95
Winter 2015 Adult3
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups2
(25 or more)
Jan. 7 – Jan. 14 $17.40 $8.70 $2.00 $15.6
Jan. 15 – Mar. 19 $23.30 $11.65 $2.00 $20.97

1Re-Admission (Same Day): Please have your hand stamped at the Information Centre before departure and present your individual 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. The bus driver and tour escort are admitted to The Gardens free of charge. For groups of 24 or fewer, the regular adult rate applies.

3We do not offer age related discounts.

 

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)
Groups
(25 or more)
2014 Standard Rate, plus tax $5.00  $4.00  $3.00  NA

Boat Tours

Our boats tours depart from the dock every half-hour beginning at 11 am most days, and at 11:30 am on Firework Saturdays. Final tours leave the Wharf at 4pm. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure times. A Special Family Rate applies to 2 Adults and immediate dependent children from 5-17 years old. Please note that 12-month pass holders receive $2 off the regular price.

Summer Season Adult
(18+)
Youth
(13-17)
Child
(5-12)
Groups
(25 or more)
Standard Rate $18.00 $14.00 $11.00 NA
Family Rate | 12 Month Passholders $16.00 $12.00 $9.00 NA

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

VIP Fireworks

VIP fireworks seating makes for an especially memorable evening. VIP fireworks includes expedited entry to The Gardens, reserved seating in our VIP Private Viewing Area, and reserved parking. (For those who have already been admitted and are on site, the VIP fireworks seating package is $120 plus tax per person.) Note: General Admission includes free fireworks viewing from our Fireworks Lawn.

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

Summer  
2014 VIP seating $150 plus tax
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