The Butchart Gardens is not to be missed! It is a 20 minute drive out of Victoria and can be reached via public transit or by taking a tour. Set on 55 acres of privately owned land near Victoria, the gardens date back to 1904. A full time staff of 50 gardeners keep the grounds immaculate and well…
July 9, 2020
World famous extensive gardens that are beautiful in every season. Try to go very early or later in the day to avoid the tour buses and crowds. Dining room is lovely for a special dinner but reservations are required quite a bit ahead of time.
Elisa & Shawn
March 22, 2019
Beautiful gardens & where we had our first date!
February 1, 2019
“Enveloping you in lush greens and colourful blooms, The Butchart Gardens is a must-see oasis, growing in Victoria, British Columbia for over 100 years.”
January 25, 2019
It is one of the most beautiful gardens in BC Canada.
“Just steps outside the front of the Janion--The Chinatown in Victoria is the oldest Chinatown in Canada and the second oldest in North America after San Francisco's. Take note of the Gate of Harmonious Interest on Fisgard St. marking the entrance. Try some dim sum at Don Mee. Take a stroll through Fan Tan Alley--the narrowest street in the country and a side door to Canada’s oldest Chinatown!”
“Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.”
“multi level pub. Clubhouse dancing and an older crowd, basement is Distrikt nightclub for the younger, and rooftop surfbar has sand volley ball courts for rent and food and drinks. Rooftop is known in the summer for Sunday "Blackout" where drinks are served in buckets and there is a DJ ”