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Iris Griffith Wetlands

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Worth a stop

A well-presented educational experience. Many displays and examples of good ecological practices... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
PennyM380
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Vancouver, Canada
Tiny but beautiful

This is a tiny marsh with a boardwalk. It's wheelchair accessible and there's a bench to sit on and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Joan O
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15386 Sunshine Coast Hwy | Ruby Lake, Madeira Park, British Columbia V0N 2H1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I just happened to call in here on the way to our destination for the day. We were given an extremely warm welcome by the lovely lady that works in there and ended up chatting to her for nearly an hour about...More

Thank Sheffpiper
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This Nature Centre is between Madeira Park and Egmont, making it a 'stop on the way'. It is really worth planning a trip around. The setting is beautiful. The interpretive centre is packed with information about all kinds of animal life and ecosystems along the...More

Thank FRISBEES
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We were met by a very pleasant UVIC student trimming shrubs. She stopped her work to give us information on the area and the centre. She answered all our questions and then we were off to do a short walk around the grounds. Admission by...More

Thank coast_to_coast_250
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We had read about the centre and decided to stop on our way to the ferry. The sign said it was only open at the end of the week and this was Tuesday but the gate was open so we drove down to the car...More

1  Thank Jean S
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My friend and I were very blessed by the kind volunteer staff on site when we visited recently. We had just gotten soaked at the Skookumchuck Narrows at the beginning of our touristing day and hadn't found a coffee shop that was open. We stopped...More

Thank JennaT497
Reviewed 23 December 2017

This place is MUST to see. Especially if you have kids you want to be environmental concerned and ecology friendly in a future. It shows and reminds how fragile our eco-system is, how easy to destroy it.

Thank VATAR95
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A well-presented educational experience. Many displays and examples of good ecological practices. For just one example, rain barrels attached to the building which save water for use in the garden. Full explanation of how and why this is important. The grounds have many signs giving...More

2  Thank PennyM380
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a tiny marsh with a boardwalk. It's wheelchair accessible and there's a bench to sit on and contemplate the beauty of nature.

Thank Joan O
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Another thing to do on the Sunshine Coast, pay a visit to the Iris Griffith Wetlands. Small exhibit inside the building and boardwalk around the wetlands. Not a large site, so stay was short. However, we did extend it be taking a walk along the...More

Thank CruiseShip101
Reviewed 26 August 2015

If you're into nature this is an interesting place to visit. Many trails to ponds and you can walk all the way to the Ruby Lake Restaurant.

Thank Beobee1
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BCgirl946
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Response from coast_to_coast_250 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about dogs. Perhaps give them a call. We enjoyed our visit and found it interesting.
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