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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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Worth walking through

We walked through the UBC Botanical Gardens en route to the Anthropology Museum. Although I wouldnt... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Joe B
Really nice gardens, not so easy to get to

Went on a cool September am via bus 4 ubc from downtown Vancouver. Then changed buses around... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Prince George, Canada
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“canopy walkway” (36 reviews)
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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 27 September 2017

We walked through the UBC Botanical Gardens en route to the Anthropology Museum. Although I wouldnt spend much time here, it was a nice detour

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Went on a cool September am via bus 4 ubc from downtown Vancouver. Then changed buses around Westbrook. I was told to get on the 41, but the driver was new and didn't know the route. Had to switch to a different 41 then walk...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We cycled here via Granville Island, down 10th avenue - interesting to see surburban Vancouver. Uof BC campus was huge but managed to find botanical gardens. The elevated tree walk was extra 10 dollars entry but worth it. Walk ways can sway alarmingly but very...More

Thank Neill G
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A disappointment after the Nitobe Japanese Garden and the Museum of Anthropology down the road. If you have 6-12 year olds they will love the aerial walkway, but not if the are behind a slow moving group. Nice walk through some trees, but would have...More

Thank NSTP81
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to visit here after looking nice pictures posted, but most of the plants were dead from lack of water.. Luckily we had a discounted tickets with TreeWalk activity included, and that was fun. I would not recommend to go all the...More

1  Thank RomzSuzy
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I would defer to my wife in the she is an avid gardener. The UBC garden to very interesting tho even if you are not an avid gardener. For a person from mid America it is interesting to see what exists in another part of...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

UBC Botanical Garden, at the University is the oldest botanical garden at a university in Canada. Very nice place to walk around.

1  Thank Andrenalini
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful gardens on the UBC property have beautiful fragrance and colour. Very inspiring to walk through or to sit and have quiet time/meditate.

Thank poolofjello
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This attraction is located on the University of BC grounds on Southwest Marine Drive. There are basically 2 attractions within this one location. One side has the Greenheart tree walk with its many trails inside the old growth forest. On a hot sunny day, this...More

Thank Bottomshelfhockey
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The gardens--there are many!--range from carefully crafted, ornate venues to glades of wild, old growth forest. If you have time, do take the tree top tour as well. I went with a friend and we wandered happily around for hours. Got lost a few times...More

1  Thank madaunt2015
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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4 October 2017|
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Response from geoffs609 | Reviewed this property |
There will not be much to see in October apart from the changing colour of the leaves of course. June is usually the best month for the flowering bushes and perennials. The Butchart Gardens are better but expensive. You do... More
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