Emily Carr Tours
Victoria as seen through the eyes of Canada's leading painter and writer Emily Carr (1875-1945)
Experience the magic of the old growth forest and seaside vistas that inspired the enigmatic art of
Emily Carr. Continue on through the heritage community in which she grew up and explore the Art
Gallery of Greater Victoria. Here you will be provided with an interpretive viewing of Emily's paintings.
Throughout the day you will hear colourful stories about this unique woman and the independent path
through life that she chose.
*Emily Carr tours can be adapted from a half day format to a multi-day format
**Emily Carr tours can be designed to accommodate different levels of mobility
Owner/Manager - Joan Looy
Victoria is truly the 'City of Gardens'. We invite you to join us in visiting some of the unique private gardens that have been developed by local gardeners. With Victoria's mild climate, gardening is a year round passion which has resulted in an abundant array of gardens world renowned for their beauty and individual charm.
Victorian Garden Tours specializes in:
*Please Note: to avoid disappointment, advance notice required
Our unique personalized tours will introduce you to gardens both creative & colorful, so bring your camera, and comfortable shoes. Visitors who have enjoyed our tours have ranged from non-gardeners to those who are novice home gardeners to those who are leading horticulturists. Enjoy a few hours or the entire day seeing the best gardens Victoria has to offer.