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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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what a lovely place to have a walk and relax

what an amazing placed to experience nature, easy ride on the bus to get there and a huge forest to... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Kittie M
Swindon, United Kingdom
Make sure you visit the Green Heart Tree Walk

The Green Heart Tree Walk seems to be a secret, but if you visit this park you can buy a pass. It... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Perth, Australia
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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 8 May 2017

what an amazing placed to experience nature, easy ride on the bus to get there and a huge forest to just lose yourself and enjoy nature. if lucky you might see the bald eagles, or at least hear them. i really enjoyed this walk what...More

Thank Kittie M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Green Heart Tree Walk seems to be a secret, but if you visit this park you can buy a pass. It is a wonderful experience, but it isn't for the faint hearted. The rest of the park is a nice walk, but the tree...More

Thank sstoney52
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Unfortunately March/April 2017 weather hasn't been kind to Vancouver, but I ventured to the garden through the rain anyway. I took a bus from the city. Not a bad ride. The treewalk is totally awesome! Buy the pass for the Museum of Anthropology and Nitobe...More

Thank RLTR10M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Spring is arriving late this year , but there were still alot of beautiful flowers in bloom on my visit . I was surprised how many magnolia trees are on the grounds . The blossoms still looked pretty although they are beginning to wilt ....More

Thank Skwiki
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The UBC Botanical Garden is spectacular and well worth a whole day to visit. The Greenheart TreeWalk is one of the best (Tree Canopy walks) I have been on. It gives a perspective to the trees that is hard to get from the ground level....More

Thank S1028GCkarenb
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Greenheart Tree Walk follows a suspended route up into the trees of the UBC rain forest. Take the free guided tour as you'll miss tons of neat sights and info if you go by yourself.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I cannot stress how cool this place is. Seriously. I would also highly recommend the Greenhart TreeWalk! It's a little extra, but it's definitely worth it! It was so much fun and exhilarating! It should be its own attraction on TripAdvisor.

Thank Amena317
Reviewed 15 March 2017

An excellent place to get away from the hustle-bustle of Vancouver, the UBC Botanical Garden is a huge plot of land within the University of BC, covered with many native as well as imported plants and trees. An optional cost is the canopy walk among...More

Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 10 March 2017

You still have a couple of days to visit by donation before regular admission prices kick in on March 12. There's not a whole lot to see at this time of year, but the garden is still pleasant to stroll around. I imagine you could...More

Thank Tripsterchick
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The UBC Botanical garden is a wonderful garden laid out on either side of Marine Drve. The entry sde is am amazing collection of exotic temperate zone plants nestled in a forest of mature douglas fir and western red cedar. It even plays host to...More

Thank Neville 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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Is April and/or May a good time to visit for many blooms this year (2017)? If not, would later be better for this area? Was curious when most flowers might be in bloom for this year or generally in this climate/region. Thank you for your time and expertise! Excited to visit for the first time.
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
Hi! I would like to ask about pricing in this botanocal garden. Visiting is for free or not? Thank you very much
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