Wheelchairs, Mobility Scooters, & Accessibilty Information

The Butchart Gardens are wheelchair and mobility scooter accessible.

Complimentary loaner wheelchairs are available, please note that loaner wheelchairs do not have handbrakes. Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis.

If you wish to rent a mobility scooter, please contact Motion directly at 250-656-6228 to arrange delivery to The Gardens for your visit. The Butchart Gardens does not have scooters on site to rent.

For more information and a description of the garden paths, visit our FAQ page.


Timed entrance tickets for the Magic of Christmas are available to book now, please reserve your time to visit here.

Online tickets do not guarantee admittance and are non-refundable. Tickets purchased online do not expire. The amount of the ticket can be used towards admission for a future visit.

Information on Rates and Purchase Admission and Passes.



The Butchart Gardens is pet friendly. We welcome you to bring your well-behaved leashed pets with you for your visit.

During the Magic of Christmas season (December 1 – January 6) pets are permitted after 8:00pm only.

Please review our Pet Policy prior to your visit.

Food Services

There are three restaurants located on site The Coffee Shop, The Blue Poppy Restaurant, and The Dining Room Restaurant.

The Coffee Shop is open daily during Garden hours and offers a selection of pastries and lunch items.

The Dining Room serves Afternoon Tea daily from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Our Gelateria is closed for the season.

If you would like to bring your own food to The Gardens there are designated picnic areas available, please note barbecues of any kind are not permitted.


For all information regarding directions and transportation options, visit our How to Get Here page.

What's in Bloom

The Butchart Gardens has distinct seasons, each with a unique offering. Click on any season below for further details.

Visit in:

Plant and Flower Guides

Transportation Options

Visit our Packages page for information on transportation options, tour packages, and accommodation recommendations for the Greater Victoria area.


Ready to plan your visit to The Gardens? Buy your tickets? Start your journey here.