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UBC Botanical Garden

6804 Marine Dr SW, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
+1 604-822-4208
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Very large and mostly paths. through the forest.

The woods adjacent to UBC, and very diverse plants for what looks like a natural forested area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perry B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A serene walk in the woods

It would take a lot of time to visit all the paths of the Asian part of the garden. We loved the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montreal, Canada
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6804 Marine Dr SW, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
University Land Endowments
+1 604-822-4208
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The woods adjacent to UBC, and very diverse plants for what looks like a natural forested area. The tree level suspended walk was difficult for this 80 yo guy and the bounce and sway almost beyond my ability with kids make a very "singing place."...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It would take a lot of time to visit all the paths of the Asian part of the garden. We loved the tour above the ground with an interesting guide. We also took time to see the scientific garden and food one. I applaude the...More

Thank demo51
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were parking the car en route to visiting the nearby Museum of Anthropology and found this beautiful garden on the roof of the parking garage. The smell from the rose blooms was almost overpowering, the gardens beautifully laid out and the views of the...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very good garden and suitable for all ages to visit. There canopy walk is really nice too. A good place to visit and be aware from the city.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a botanical garden, it's very nice, but not the most impressive. Isn't as educational as others and is mostly focused on trees (not so much flowers or other plant types), so it's not super pretty. There are a tons of paths though so I...More

Thank fretlessb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely walk here, and admired many of the plantings -- but few were labeled, and we were left wondering what they were! The Physik Garden was unexpectedly fun -- lots of poisonous plants and fun signs from earlier days -- but difficult...More

Thank MamaFleisch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walk in the tree canopy was wonderful. On a chilly, misty morning we were the only people up in the canopy. Heaven!

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We arrived at the garden rather late in the afternoon but there was no explanation at the ticket office that the Canopy Walkway would close at 4.30pm, an hour before closure of the Botanic Garden. Probably the best exhibit is the example of a natural...More

Thank geoffs609
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

When in the gardens, you'll forget about the outside world as you enjoy the tranquility and meander among the flowering shrubs and alpine forest. The quietness of the place is deceiving when you reach the Green Heart Treewalk. You'll explode with excitement and thrill as...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 9 June 2017

These gardens don’t just grow plants, but have a fantastic tree passage way running from the tops of the trees, joining them together for an adventurous and secure walkway between all the trees, giving us all a beautiful view of the area below. Besides the...More

Thank Patrick W
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
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27 March 2017|
Response from UBCgarden | Property representative |
Magnolias and rhododendrons have just started to bloom! We've had an incredibly cold and snowy winter, so we are far behind what we've been experiencing in the past few years. While you could certainly see blooms in April... More
21 February 2015|
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Response from UBCgarden | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your interest in our garden. We have different rates for different age ranges and categories and you can find all of our rates on our website page on our website (unfortunately I cannot link it here... More