AAA Editor Notes
Government House and Gardens is at 1401 Rockland Ave. The grounds in front of the lieutenant governor's residence consist of 5.7 hectares (14 acres) of formal gardens, featuring perennials, herbs, roses, irises, azaleas, rhododendrons and other floral varieties. The property behind the house, a terraced rock garden, covers a 9-hectare (22-acre) rare Garry oak woodland that is native to southeast Vancouver Island.
Picnicking is permitted.