Rules:

  1. Please follow the instructions of our staff.
  2. Please be patient as we are closely monitoring how many visitors are allowed into the garden at one time. Maintain physical distancing, and do not allow you or your group to get within 2m/6ft of another person or group.
  3. Children and pets MUST remain directly at your side, or we will be forced to ask you to leave.
  4. Please keep to the right on all pathways. Follow the directional arrows and abide by the Do Not Enter signs.

Failure to comply with these rules will result in your removal from the premises.

Please note that you are visiting The Butchart Gardens at your own risk.

Visitors will be asked the following questions before being admitted to The Gardens:

  1. Have you experienced cold or flu-like symptoms within the last 14 days?
  2. Have you been in close contact with anyone else who has had these symptoms in the last 14 days?
  3. Have you travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days?
  4. If you have travelled outside of Canada, have you quarantined in Canada for 14 days?

GARDENS AND FACILITIES

DRINKING FOUNTAINS AND SEATING
Water and limited seating are available at the Carousel Building for seniors and others who may have health issues.
We ask that where possible you bring your own water.

WASHROOMS
Available at the turnstile entrance and near the Carousel Building.

ROSE CAROUSEL & BOAT TOURS
Closed until further notice.

FOOD SERVICES
Coffee Shop is open for take-away service.
Annabelle’s Café is open for complimentary take-away water only.
Gelateria is open in the Italian Garden.
Dining Room Restaurant and Blue Poppy Restaurant are temporarily closed.

SEED & GIFT STORE
Open daily 11:00am to 3:00pm, following protocols to allow for physical distancing, capacity monitoring and sanitary precautions. Online shopping and phone-in orders are available, 250-652-4422, with complimentary pick-up at the Admission Gate.

UMBRELLAS
Due to COVID-19 we are unable to supply umbrellas.

PLEASE DO NOT BRING LAWN CHAIRS or FOOD TO THE GARDENS
We are not permitting picnics or seated gatherings. Small snacks and drinks for medical purposes are permitted.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Due to COVID-19 and physical distancing, we are currently not permitting the use of tripods for photography throughout The Gardens.

INFORMATION CENTRE
Open for 12 Month Pass sales and renewals only. Plant I.D. is temporarily unavailable.

NO CASH TRANSACTIONS
Debit and credit cards accepted.

IF YOU HAVE A MASK, YOU ARE WELCOME TO WEAR IT

This is our most up-to-date information, please continue to check back for updates.

Learn more about the steps we are taking to protect Visitors and Staff by clicking here.