Abkhazi Garden, Victoria

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#7 of 29 in Parks in Victoria
Explore a hidden gem of vibrant colors at Abkhazi Garden. The Prince and Princess Abkhazi moved to Canada and began working on the gardens in 1946. Over the years, the garden has become more and more elaborate, with an acre of flowers, trees, and other plants. After exploring the garden, visit the tea house and have afternoon tea while overlooking the natural beauty of the garden. Work out when and for how long to visit Abkhazi Garden and other Victoria attractions using our handy Victoria tour planning tool .
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  • Unfortunately I visited the gardens about two or three weeks too late to see the rhododendrons at their best, but it was still a lovely peaceful place to visit. Afternoon tea was wonderful and the vie...  more »
  • There is no admission price but a suggested $10.00 donation. The gardens are lush and beautiful. It is only one acre of land, perfectly landscaped. The pathways are easy to follow and there were a num...  more »
  • I go often to the tearoom in this jewel of a garden. It is a great place to meet friends, have lunch or afternoon tea followed by a stroll through the winding paths. You might catch a glimpse of the t...  more »
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  • We love going to Abkhazi Garden with visitors. It's a small garden and easy to see at a leisurely pace in an hour or so. There's a very romantic story behind the creation of the garden. Accessible for a rollator. A manual wheelchair or power chair would be more challenging. The Tea room serves delicious light lunches and teas. Tea Room is accessible but the route isn't marked. Washroom isn't fully accessible. It's very easy to get to the Abkhazi Garden from downtown Victoria by car or public transit.
  • What a peaceful, beautiful treasure! I got to visit with two girlfriends. The staff at OLO recommended it. We hadn't even heard of it before. Oh, are we ever glad we did! The hostess at the gate was so kind and gave us a wonderful history lesson. It was my first high tea, and we all had a great time.
  • Lovely hidden garden to visit. Not professionally maintained but that makes it even more charming. They have an amazing collection of shade perennials under their mature rhododendron forest. Definitely worth the $10 suggested admission donation.
  • It's a nice garden with a very friendly attitude, but because it's only the 1 acre, it won't be much of a walking spot and the teahouse is more of a restaurant offering delightful lunch menus as opposed to just tea so that I may drink tea and bask in the garden, like in China.
  • Sweet spot. Delightful tea room. Be sure to read about its history before you go, it will enhance your experience.
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