The Butchart Gardens

Princess Louisa Inlet
The Butchart Gardens Howe Sound
Indian Arm Gulf Islands San Juan Islands

The Butchart Gardens is one of the world's premier floral show gardens. Throughout the seasons there is always something of interest in the various gardens: from the fragrant, winter blooming shrubs, to the fresh delights of spring, to the abundance of summer colour, to the grand finale of autumn.  Try an eco-cruise in the beautiful fjord of the Saanich Inlet, take a kayak or scuba dive or take some of the best hiking or mountain biking in the Gowling Tod Provincial Park is only minutes away.