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VanDusen Botanical Garden

5251 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
+1 604-878-9274
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This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“van dusen” (50 reviews)
“hedge maze” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5251 Oak St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
Shaughnessy
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+1 604-878-9274
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Reviewed yesterday

Been here a few times now, really nice set up in Winter for Christmas, also just a great place to relax and take in the sights.

Thank harindersinghdhatt
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this place on our last day in Vancouver after touring Queen Elizabeth park and were very glad we did. We only budgeted an hour for it. Ended up spending two hours and still wanted to spend more. Wished we could have visited it...More

Thank chefvogts
Reviewed 5 days ago

The gardens are beautifully laid out by themes and / or by regions. There is always something in bloom and the grounds are well worth walking even if there wasn't. They have both docent-led walking and electric cart tours. I recommend one or both to...More

Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens were quite pretty and nice to walk around on a sunny Vancouver day. The hedge maze was interesting and a fun addition to the park. However at $11 entry (plus tax) the gardens could be nicer. When we went half of the sunflower...More

Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, manicured garments of flowers, shrubs, water features, glorious trees with clear markers and accessible paths. The adjacent Shaughnessy restaurant was lovely and delicious!

Thank Nerdian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to stroll, contemplate and enjoy. Very interesting plantings, the maze was rather easy for teenagers - younger children would enjoy! Lots of space. Would like to have stayed near here just for the huge area and variety.

Thank NSTP81
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent example of a botanical garden that is loved as well as tended. The wide variety of species is wonderful and the care taken to ensure the gardens are in excellent shape is impressive.

Thank djwgilroy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this place just because it was nearby and we needed to kill a few hours before our flight home. Really glad we did. This place was really stunning and well maintained. Much bigger than you'd imagine too, you could definitely spend a whole...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 1 week ago

They've done a wonderful job with the variety of plants in this garden, it's beautiful in every season! We have a membership, I even enjoy walking there in the winter months when the flowers are dormant. We used to live within walking distance to the...More

Thank Nina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to believe that was made from a golf course only 50 years ago. Well-labeled and designed specimens. The "Canadian Heritage" area was a big disappointment--all dried out!

Thank Runpicu
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Shaughnessy
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
...More
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Mitchell F
24 April 2017|
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Response from Bev C | Reviewed this property |
The weather is generally nice. This year we have had an unusually cold and rainy spring. There are no covered paths.
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Visapet
6 January 2017|
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Response from Dirk R | Reviewed this property |
While normally I could affirm a yes this winter has been cold, freezing and most of the flowers are hiding terrified of the air.
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Travelvag
26 December 2016|
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Response from Avik C | Reviewed this property |
Not necessarily Each season has its unique look at VanDusen gardens; you will have plenty to see in Summer, Spring and Fall but Winter would be a little too cold for a visit there
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