The city of Victoria is renowned for its beautiful gardens, but none are more beautiful than the famous Butchart Gardens located at the southern end of Vancouver Island.
The gardens started humbly more than a hundred years ago, in a rock quarry on Vancouver Island that upset the wife of the owner. Her name was Jennie Butchart, and she made it her life's work to beautify the scarred landscape of the quarry by planting flowers, bushes, and trees imported from all over the world.
Today the gardens cover 55 acres of land and a stunning new view emerges from every corner. More than a million visitors come to the gardens each year, making it one of Vancouver Island's top destinations.Places nearby:
Relive Human History at the Royal BC Museum 17 km / 11 mi
Beautiful Beacon Hill Park: A Must For Visitors To Victoria 18 km / 11 mi
Granville Island Public Market: Vancouver's Best Seaside Open-Air Market 82 km / 51 mi
Stanley Park: Visually-Stunning Public Garden and Grounds in Vancouver, B.C. 85 km / 53 mi
Vancouver Aquarium: 58,000 Marine Animals Under One Roof 85 km / 53 mi