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VanDusen Botanical Garden

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VanDusen Botanical Garden is a 55-acre oasis in the heart of Vancouver with over 7,500 plant species and varieties from around the world! Spot and photograph local wildlife, find your way through an Elizabethan hedge maze, unwind in a serene...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5251 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-257-8335
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love it, great fresh food, from fresh produce and fish to cured meats, unexpected cuts and flavors, wish I could bring it all home! Lots of art stores and unique fashion, so enticing to try and buy, could not resist!

Thank Tucatuca2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Van Dusen Botanical Gardens are the perfect place to escape into a beautiful, nature-filled outdoor paradise and go for a relaxing stroll through the gorgeous variety of plants and lush greenery. The 55-acre garden has a wide range of plant species from different ecosystems...More

Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last month (October 2018) we took our 4 1/2 year old grandson to the special Halloween venue at VanDusen gardens. The park was transformed featuring a Halloween scene with a Hansel and Gretel theme. It was extremely well done, with lots of interesting displays of...More

Thank Els B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go in any season, for never the same. Seasons change and this is so lovely to walk through on the trails.

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several hours walking the pathways this week. It is accessible, btw. Admission was reasonable. We just strolled and strolled. We did not see everything, but enjoyed what we did see. It would be wonderful to explore during each season. We also loved seeing...More

Thank watravelinggal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was doing my Tourism Challenge with a friend when I visited the garden. I am always amaze at the different plants, flowers, design of the garden every time I visit this place. It is a great way to walk too while admiring the beauty...More

Thank chiching1007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite a wet evening I Enjoyed Glow in Dark Pumpkin event for Hallowe'en on Oct 30th. Chose the 7pm timeslot - smart idea to offer tickets with 1.5 hour intervals - to get maximum effect in the darkeness. 2 very good display areas covered all...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

first time visifing the botanical garden, here in Vancouver. Never knew we had such a lovely place. It's the perfect stop for visiting tourists trying to get away from the city for a day. Thought about visiting after going to a botanical garden in Martinique...More

Thank fschuster80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place so beautiful, The Halloween Glow lights were just amazing, Great for taking children and the volunteers were just awesome! Big thumbs up!

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First day in Vancouver so hubs took me to see the gardens. So pretty with the trees and flowers. I’d like to see in summertime verse end of Oct since most blooms gone. They had set up for Halloween though and it looked so cute....More

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Residential neighbourhood to the ultra-wealthy, the
gorgeous manor houses centred around The Crescent area
are a fabled sight to behold. Shaughnessy is
Vancouver's most verdant plotted neighbourhood, and
its tree-lined streets, walking routes, bike trails,
and charming public parks make for an ideal location
to spend and afternoon communing with nature.
Consequently, it is also the botanical centre of the
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22 June 2018|
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Response from Emily S | Property representative |
In July we're open from 9am to 8pm daily. If you're looking for a quieter experience then we would recommend visiting in the evening between 5pm and 8pm. Generally weekends are busier than week days and evenings are the... More
Lorraine D
21 December 2017|
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Response from Emily S | Property representative |
Thanks for asking! Dogs are not permitted in the garden, with the exception of certified aid dogs.
Kim S
4 November 2017|
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Response from Neilpilot | Reviewed this property |
You do not need a ticket to dine. In fact, we did just that, and then returned the following day for our garden tour. BTW, why would anyone post as an answer "Sorry, I do not know"? What's the point??