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A Tale of Two Gardens - Butterfly & Butchart Gardens

Price: $79.00
Ages 4 and under are free.
A Tale of Two Gardens - Butterfly & Butchart Gardens
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Indulge in the beauty of the Victoria Butterfly Gardens and the Butchart Gardens in Victoria on this serene garden tour in Canada. You'll enjoy a tour of the national historic site of Butchart Garden and make a 45-minute stop to the Victoria Butterfly Garden along the way for a fully-narrated with an exotic insect encounter. Glimpse up to 70 species of tropical butterflies, gaze on gorgeous garden views of sprawling lawns and bedding plants and experience wildlife like flamingos and large iguanas. It's the perfect tour for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Start your outdoor adventure with a pick-up from the Empress Hotel and a 30-minute ride to the Victoria Butterfly Gardens. Here, you'll spend 45 minutes among tropical butterflies and lush gardens. While this attraction is home to up to 70 species of tropical butterflies, it also is the residence of unique wildlife, including poison dart frogs, flamingos, tropical birds, and large iguanas. While you're on this fully-narrated tour, make sure you stop by the Insectarium to encounter a diverse exhibit of insects, including leaf-cutter ants, glowing Scorpions and one of the world's largest bird-eating tarantulas.

Your garden exploration continues with a ride to the world-renown Butchart Gardens--an acclaimed National Historic Site of Canada. Since 1904, locals and tourists alike visit the Butchart Gardens to catch a glimpse of its gorgeous gardens filled with manicured lawns that frame gorgeous flower beds and features gorgeous gardens like the Japanese Garden and Italian Garden. With over 55 acres of green space, these gardens are the perfect place for a stroll to take in the scents of the trees and plants before heading back to your port in Victoria.

From sprawling lawns that frame floral beds to a world of thousands of butterflies and exotic insects, there's much to see on this exciting excursion. Book your exciting garden adventure today and get ready to experience the beauty of the Butchart Gardens and Victoria Butterfly Garden!

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3 Hours 30 Minutes
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A shuttle or taxi (approximately $15 US, not included) is necessary to reach the departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not included but available for purchase at Butchart Gardens
Recommended Dress
We recommend comfortable clothing and sensible rubber-soled walking shoes. Sunglasses and sunscreen are also suggested
Guests need to be able to walk over the many levels of the gardens, on paved and gravel surfaces. There are numerous inclines and steps required to access the many different levels. Fold up wheelchairs can be accommodated on the motor coach with advanced notice. Motorized scooters cannot be accommodated on the transportation to the gardens.
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