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UBC Botanical Garden

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University Land Endowments
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Address: 6804 Marine Dr SW, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-822-4208
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

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Fun treetop walk

A beautiful garden and the treetop walk is fun, join a guided group to hear about the seasonal chenges and points of interest. Beautiful colours in fall.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Fiona J
Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful garden and the treetop walk is fun, join a guided group to hear about the seasonal chenges and points of interest. Beautiful colours in fall.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very strong botanical garden with an excellent collection. The rhododendrons are particularly interesting (but not in August). The David Lam Asian collection is particularly good.

Thank jinnes
South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Such a beautiful garden right on the UBC campus. A very pleasant experience whether you walk around, or just sit and relax at this fantastic gem. I never miss it when I visit UBC.

Thank HulksTrip
Lethbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This garden had many beautiful roses throughout at the end of May when we visited for a graduation ceremony. Nice place for pictures with a view of the water. Roses, roses,besides everywhere.

Thank Cantal
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We came here specifically for the TreeWalk after deciding that the Capilano Suspension Bridge was too expensive. This TreeWalk was half the price and came with an excellent tour from Laura, who answered all our questions knowledgeably and gave us lots of interesting tidbits. The bridge is wobbly, but Laura advised us to put one foot in front of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I love this place...its well designed and has something for everyone. Love the canopy walk, the many different garden zone areas (especially along the rocky east area (east side of main road), the excellent gift shop (great for gift ideas) and the amazing annual Apple Festival (mid October). I go early every year and love the apple tasting, the demonstrations,... More 

Thank Brad S
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Simply breathtaking. The air i so clean and crisp in this area and the gardens are lovely. We love this place!!!! Highly recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

You need a ticket to gain admission to the Gardens and must stipulate if you want to visit the treetop walk (which I didn't realise and so missed out but will return on another occasion to do so). I'd suggest you check out the website prior to your visit to see which admission option suits you best. The garden has... More 

Thank RedFraggle47
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Unlike some other who have visited these gardens in at this time of year.. I love the decay of flowers past bloom so for me this is a great time of year to visit. It was a lovely peaceful place to walk around and see the trees and the flowers past bloom. There were some still in bloom. We were... More 

Thank Christine B
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Although near the end of the flowering season, this gardens are stunning. Beautiful pathways lead to a forest of BC furs, monkey trees. magnolias, red cedars just to name a few. Everything has a small tag that gives the name and sometimes additional information. The rhododendrons were not in flower but one can only imagine with their size how spectacular... More 

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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty, the expansive parkland of the University Land Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation with the University of British Columbia. A large green space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens, botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to preserving nature with a similar promise to preserve culture, its valleys are also home to the First Nations heritage museum, the biodiversity museum, and anthropological and memorial exhibitions. From its highest canopies to the sandy shorelines of Wreck Beach, its serenity is preserved by the University buildings that dot it, combining Mother Nature and scholarship.
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