Victoria Day Trip, Buskers Festival & Butchart Gardens

Jul
23
When: Saturday, Jul 23, 2016, 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Where:

Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

Add to CalendarVictoria Day Trip, Buskers Festival & Butchart Gardens07/23/2016 09:00 AM07/23/2016 07:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverAbout Victoria and Butchart Gardens The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is home to historic buildings, great shopping and some of the best museums in Western Canada. Established in 1843 as a fort for the Hudson’s Bay Trading Company, classic British imagery is present through double decker busses, horse drawn carriages & formal gardens. The City, now a cosmopolitan center is lively with entertainment and a wide range of street festivals & activities. If you choose you can join us to visit the Butchart Gardens a Natural Historic site of Canada. Butchart Gardens features 6 gardens (The Sunken Garden, Rose Garden, Japanese, Italian and Mediterranean Garden as well as a Concert Lawn). What is now the Sunken Garden was originally a cement plant quarry (until 1916) which was transformed into the beautiful garden you see today. The gardens are a world class tourist site that provides, coffee shops, restaurants, carousel, fireworks, live concerts, and much more. Meeting Location:  VIU Opgaard Bus Loop at 9:00 am Trip Includes: Transportation to and from Victoira from Nanaimo and guided walking tour of the downtown area. (Optional Trip to Butchart Gardens includes transportation to and from downtown Victoria and entrance to the Gardens)Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2false

About Victoria and Butchart Gardens

The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is home to historic buildings, great shopping and some of the best museums in Western Canada. Established in 1843 as a fort for the Hudson’s Bay Trading Company, classic British imagery is present through double decker busses, horse drawn carriages & formal gardens. The City, now a cosmopolitan center is lively with entertainment and a wide range of street festivals & activities.

If you choose you can join us to visit the Butchart Gardens a Natural Historic site of Canada. Butchart Gardens features 6 gardens (The Sunken Garden, Rose Garden, Japanese, Italian and Mediterranean Garden as well as a Concert Lawn). What is now the Sunken Garden was originally a cement plant quarry (until 1916) which was transformed into the beautiful garden you see today. The gardens are a world class tourist site that provides, coffee shops, restaurants, carousel, fireworks, live concerts, and much more.

Butchart Gardens, VIU, Vancouver Island University, International Education, Victoria,

Meeting Location: 

VIU Opgaard Bus Loop at 9:00 am

Trip Includes:

Transportation to and from Victoira from Nanaimo and guided walking tour of the downtown area. (Optional Trip to Butchart Gardens includes transportation to and from downtown Victoria and entrance to the Gardens)

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