A must-see attraction for anyone visiting the greater Victoria area, the Butchart Gardens is a charming, romantic oasis and worth a few hours’ stroll. Our guest services team members are up-to-date with admission rates, the exact hours of operation which vary by month and fireworks display times during the summer. They will help make all the necessary arrangements for your trip, including shuttle service to and from the Resort (available at an additional cost).
Just around the other side of Saanich Inlet and a short drive from Butchart Gardens, the popular Victoria Butterfly Gardens houses an indoor rainforest facility for 75 different species of butterflies and moths as well as many other types of as birds, lizards and fish. Our guest services team members are up-to-date with admission rates, the exact hours of operation and special events. They will help make all the necessary arrangements, including shuttle service or snacks for your trip (both at an additional cost).
A short drive up the coast, Chemainus is a lovely community now famous for its outdoor mural art. Housed in a wonderful domed building, the Chemainus Theatre offers a year-round calendar of productions from a repertoire of classic and award-winning plays. Our guest services team members are up-to-date on showtimes, rates and special events, and they will help you plan your trip around a matinee or an evening performance, both of which can be preceded by a themed meal in the Playbill Dining Room.
Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre
A community-based maritime museum founded to exhibit and preserve maritime heritage, especially that of wooden boats with a small fleet of traditional craft onsite. Situated right along the water, the quaint fishing village of Cowichan Bay is perfect for a seaside stroll.
Royal BC Museum
Victoria’s premier museum includes three permanent galleries on natural history, modern history and local First Nations’ history, with a collection comprising approximately seven million objects. Steps from downtown and across the street from the architecturally stunning Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, this is the perfect spot to start a day trip into the big city.