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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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I love coming here all times of the year! Summer you get beautiful florals and greens, fall you get to enjoy the changing in the trees and plants, Winter you get to enjoy the winter lights the put on. Great option for a walk on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank code_tax
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful flowers, displays, All year worth a visit. Nice gift shop, even a restaurant. Art not only concerning flowers but Sculptures as well. very close to Queen Elizabeth Park. Easy transport via bus

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brigitta B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a magical night I love Christmas time I love the lights the Ambiance was fantastic totally enjoyed everything the carousel was beautiful. They had a nice little shop that you can buy things in. Santa Claus was there he looked great the kids were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danicavanlee
Reviewed 5 days ago

It has a wide variety of flowers and plants. Also the walking trails are quite comfortable. We saw a wedding in progress. So definitely a nice option for a wedding with great photo ops.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SophiaL247
Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful display of lights along various trails. We took about an hour and a half to walk it. Mini donuts, mulled wine, hot chocolate, truffles, bannock and soups can be found along the trails and near the merry-go-round. There are a few warming stations...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SherryB3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Festival of Lights over the holidays is a must to see! We’ll definitely return every year if we can.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tlkehler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the holiday light show and it was amazing. They claim to have a million lights but I'm sure they have more than that. Can't see all the details in one pass through the gardens. We went around twice and spotted things we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the many, many light displays here. All original and different at every turn. Music plays at the pond every 1/2 hour and the lights are all timed to the beat of the music, fantastic. A bit crowded so get there early and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 4hoodz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not cheap entry fee though. It's cold so make sure you dress warm for outside temperature when you visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jamesc898989
Reviewed 1 week ago

And I have been visiting gardens since way before TA was invented! Bear in mind that my visit was in September and in Canada autumn arrives early but there was still plenty to see with a bit of autumn colour appearing, although the summer blooms...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mitselakis
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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??