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Bloedel Conservatory

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Address: 4600 Cambie St | West 33rd Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 2Z1, Canada
Phone Number: 6042578584
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Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and...

Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and fauna.

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Nice little outing for a rainy day

This observatory is not overly large but a nice stroll for about an hour. Large and small tropic plants to admire and an abundance of birds, small and large. Really enjoyed the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
DevDani
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Olympia, Washington
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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This observatory is not overly large but a nice stroll for about an hour. Large and small tropic plants to admire and an abundance of birds, small and large. Really enjoyed the close up to the tiny species of birds one usually never gets to see in the wild. Loved the large plants and explanations.

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Vancouver B.C.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. If i could make my home feel special somehow this is what i would model it on. Feels great. Take 3 or 4 loops. Sit and relax. Have a great visit. Geodesic domes are amazing.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to this hidden gem with great views of the city skyline. Lots of birds and plants. A fun, warm outing on a wet and windy day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought we might spend a lot of time with the rain and all but 1 hour was enough to look around. We weren't sure so paid $6 till midnight. Parking is 1 hour>2 hour>till midnight. Look up to watch out for bird poop dropping! Be sure to say "hello" to Cassey and "bye bye" to Kramer!

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here in my first week as a Vancouverite. As a massive lover of birds and animals, it is important to me that the animals on display appear low stress and well cared for. The conservatory ticks all my requirements. The birds on display did not appear stressed, they had room to escape from customers if needs be, plenty... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going to the conservatory during the rainy months of Vancouver. It feels like you have been transported to a humid tropical location. Having said that i enjoy going during the spring when the birds are having their little ones. There are so many different birds, all flying about. The place is not large so I usually go around... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to believe how much is cramed into this space. If I could put a bed and kitchen in I would live there. The plants are incredible and the birds add a touch of fun. I would like to have the tour be narrated instead of self guided in order to get more information, but even self tours are well... More 

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For about $7 per adult this is an absolute treat. Abundance of cute and beautiful birds of paradise flying around everywhere and literally within touching distance (but please refrain from touching!). Quite a large place and you get to see so many different plants and birds including many talking and entertaining parrots! None of them are chained or caged- all... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This conservatory is humid and full of tropical plants and birds. It is small but if you spend time looking at things you can easily spend an hour. They have docents that walk around and give out information about the birds and plants. We learned about a plant that smelled like peanut butter, and had a great time.

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Boulder City, Nv
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here when we were in Vancouver bc. It was really humid and not worth the money to get in. It was $6.50. A person and not worth it. Would not recommend it. .

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