Daily Admission

Buy your tickets—or gift tickets for a friend—and experience The Gardens, our food and entertainment first-hand.

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Christmas 2018 Daily Rates
December 1 – January 6
  • Adult (18+) $27.40
  • Youth (13–17) $13.70
  • Child (5–12) $3.00
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12-Month Pass

Get the most value out of The Gardens with a 12-month pass, from unlimited visits to discounts on food, gifts and more.

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12-Month Pass Rates
  • Adult (18+) $60.50
  • Youth (13-17) $30.25
  • Child (5-12) $6.00
  • Adult + Fireworks (18+) $91.20
  • Youth + Fireworks (13-17) $45.60
  • Child + Fireworks (5-12) $8.60
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Groups

Visiting with 25 or more people? Contact our Group Services department, and we’ll make your visit even more memorable.

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Christmas 2018 Group Rates
December 1 – January 6
  • Groups $24.65

Only groups of 25 or more adults who arrive together and pay together in one sum are offered a discounted rate.

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Ticket Information

Rates
  • Rates in Canadian dollars and subject to 5% tax
  • Rates are subject to change without notice.
  • We do not offer age-related discounts.
  • Pre-purchased daily admission tickets are sold at our high season rate. Should you purchase these tickets and visit at a time when admission is at a lesser rate, you will be refunded the difference at the admission gate. Active Canadian military receive complimentary admission upon presenting valid identification at the gate. Not valid on Firework Saturdays.
Ticket Fraud Prevention
  • Tickets may be purchased at our admission gate or online.
  • Tickets for personal use must be purchased here. Tickets for gifts must be purchased here.
  • The credit card used to purchase personal use tickets must be presented with tickets upon arrival at The Gardens. Gift tickets are mailed out in advance and do not require credit card presentation upon arrival.
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, JCB, Cash, Interac Bank/Debit Card and Travellers Cheques.
  • Military personnel currently serving in the Canadian military receive complimentary admission upon arriving in uniform or presenting valid military ID at the gate.
  • Foreign military currently serving in foreign military receive a 50% discount off admission upon presenting valid military ID at the gate.
Readmission
  • Same day readmission is permitted. Please have your hand stamped at the Information Centre before departure and present your original admission ticket upon return. The Gardens staff will collect your original admission ticket and issue a readmission ticket
  • Next day readmission is permitted. Please have your hand stamped at the Information Centre before departure and present your original admission ticket upon return. The Gardens staff will collect your original admission ticket and issue a readmission ticket for:
    • Adults: $3.50 +tax
    • Youth: $2.50 +tax
    • Children: $1.00 +tax
    • Only one readmission is permitted.
  • Readmission is not permitted on Firework Saturdays or on Special Event Days.
Groups
  • A group’s bus driver and tour guide are admitted to The Gardens free of charge with The Butchart Gardens Photo Identification. The Butchart Gardens ID is complimentary, issued to all tour staff with valid company identification upon their first visit to The Gardens, valid for three years.

Other Garden Attractions

Experience everything The Gardens have to offer: Visit the Children’s Pavillion for a ride on our hand-carved carousel or the wharf for a boat tour—and more!

The Rose Carousel
  • Single Ride $2.00
  • 11-Ride Card $20.00
Boat Tours

12 Month Passholders and families (up to two adults, plus immediate dependent children and youths) receive $2 off all boat tour rates.

  • Adult (18+) $19.75
  • Youth (13–17) $15.25
  • Child (5–12) $12.00
Private Fireworks Seating
  • Adult (18+) $250
  • Youth (13–17) $230
  • Child (5–12) $218
  • Add-On After Admission $215
Ice Skating
  • Adult (18+) $5.00
  • Youth (13–17) $4.00
  • Child (5–12) $3.00