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A small garden but beautiful. A nice place to visit on a hot day as parts of it are in the shade... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Vancouver, Canada
Peaceful Oasis- A Real Island Gem

If you want to experience complete peace and tranquility, take a stroll through the Japanese... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Greg N
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Dinner Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

A small garden but beautiful. A nice place to visit on a hot day as parts of it are in the shade. A lovely memorial.

Thank Bride2Be37
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

If you want to experience complete peace and tranquility, take a stroll through the Japanese Garden; any stress you have entering will be melted away.

Thank Greg N
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Have been coming here for over 12 years. Unfortunately time has taken a little toll on this beautiful place. It is getting overgrown and the Japanese theme is getting watered down a bit. Considering it is run and maintained by volunteers (like so many things...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Located in Dinner Bay what a beautiful place and a must see when in Mayne. So beautifully kept and free to walk around.

Thank TsawAllie
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Built in celebration of Mayn's Chinese inhabitants of mid 20th century, this park is not to be missed if visiston* the Island. Adjacent to Dinner Bay Park, lots of parking and a lovely walk through tall trees to the entrance of the garden grounds. Be...More

Thank Jean-Guy N
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Japanese Garden was a delightful surprise. So beautiful and so peaceful. The plum trees were in blossom. The waterfall was tinkling and the gong had a beautiful tone.

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Very nice setting, memorials for Mayne Island residences. March off season would like to return when everything in bloom.

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We visit the garden regularly, in all seasons, and it is always refreshing and rejuvenating to see the changes throughout the year. We have seen the volunteers tending the garden and grounds with such care and dedication and are grateful for their tireless efforts to...More

Thank RuthRocklin
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We went in early spring before the blooms had begun and it was still a wonderful walk about. There is obvious love and care put into this rambling garden that it is a calming walk about throughout the seasons.

Thank Norrtravellers
Reviewed 3 October 2017

lovely walk in the garden, well worth the visit. A little hard to find, but worth the look. Ring the bell while you are there.

Thank Hilary D
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Sepi S
5 May 2017|
Response from IrishOrcaGirl | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if the dog is allowed into the gardens but it is allowed in the big surrounding park. There is also a free frizbie golf course you can use as you walk around with the dog :)