VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland

Hours & Admission


Open Fall Fridays & Saturdays

October 15 - 30, 2021

Gardens, Gift Shop & Nursery/Plant Sales open 11:00am - 3:00pm with viewing to 3:30pm

Camellia Tea Room open 11:00am with last seating at 2:30pm

Entry with your Milner Gardens membership or winter admission

Special Events


Seasonal Admission Rates


 (Including Tax)

Summer Shoulder Winter
Adult $12.00 $9.00 $6.00
Youth (13-18) $7.00 $5.00 $4.00
Children (12 or under) Free Free Free
Members & VIU Students (with cards) Free Free Free


  • Please read our page Visiting During COVID-19 prior to visiting.
  • Hours & days of opening have changed, please see event calendar below to plan your trip.
  • Please note:  The Camellia Tea Room is open for take out service with limited seating for in-person dining.  Following Provincial Health Orders, the BC Vaccine Card proof of vaccination is required for seated service in the Camellia Tea Room until further notice.

Please note:

  • No pets allowed except for certified guide dogs.
  • Admission is required to access Tea Room, Plant Sales, and Gift Shop.
  • If you are planning a visit for a school group or other group involving children, check out our Shoots with Roots program, or contact Pam Murray at 250-752-8573 Ext 290 to discuss your options.
  • Please contact or 250-752-8573 for group admission rates.
  • Last entry to the Gardens is 30 minutes before closing.

Directions to the Gardens

Gardens Open 11:00am to 3:00pm
Gardens Open 11:00am to 3:00pm
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