A gentle climate with plenty of rain and sunshine renders Sidney and the Saanich Peninsula Canada's best location for gardens.
At world-renowned Butchart Gardens and Butterfly Gardens, be immersed in masterworks of manicured and natural beauty.
Butchart Gardens is a household name not only in Canada, but around the world. Tourists from all over the planet scramble to see it. Unveiled in 1908, this National Historic Site has closed only three times in its long history, once to entertain the King and Queen of Siam.
Butchart's Sunken Gardens
The owners took an abandoned limestone quarry and transformed it into the Sunken Gardens, literally a landmark in Canadian gardening. Italian, Japanese and Mediterranean Gardens transport garden lovers through the flowers and foliage of faraway cultures.
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