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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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UBC Gardens and tree-top walk

The gardens (rock, spice, medicine, meadow, etc) are very enjoyable to visit -- 4 stars. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver, Canada
Surpisingly good

We didn't expect too much when we visited the UBC Botanical Gardens. It was late in the season and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 gardens (rock, spice, medicine, meadow, etc) are very enjoyable to visit -- 4 stars. The tree-top walk (separate charge by a private company) was ok - probably best for teenagers; you walk around the forest on suspension bridges; informative guide tells you facts about...More

Thank FirstReview911
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't expect too much when we visited the UBC Botanical Gardens. It was late in the season and we did not think that there would be much in bloom. However, we were surprised because this is more than just gardens. There were expansive bush...More

Thank LuckyLennie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seasons change which causes changes to this wonderful Garden. It is outside please dress accordingly for the weather. Can spend hours here.

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice garden. Pretty, clean and peaceful... have a stroll here. A nice place to take photos here too.

Thank yk33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This botanical garden is awesome. You can spend a whole day taking things slow and just wandering the grounds, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the various settings. Don’t forget to go to the Nitobe garden as well, which is located near the Museum of...More

Thank jazzglow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This garden is big and I think I have not see very corner. There are many big trees, I feel this garden is for local people or students......

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Someone on the organizing committee needs to consult with BC Human Rights and find out their requirement to provide reasonable access for the mobility impaired. We found parking 100m from the grounds. But YIKES! The entrance was located 3.2 km round trip away! The #c20...More

Thank pratinas
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I am afraid of heights but ventured and enjoyed the TreeWalk. You need an adventurous spirit, as once you are on the suspended walkways, there is NO turning back! The walkway is suspended on swaying bridges atop the trees. Luckily no water below. It is...More

Thank TINA M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

It was too late in the year for any flowers, but we must go back in the spring. Such a beautiful forest and plenty of short trails to choose from to have a wonderful nature experience! Pick up a map at the entrance and be...More

Thank 1946HappyCamper
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Wandered here by bus for a guided Segway tour of the Gardens. This place is truly interesting. I don't believe that in all the gardens I've been to, I've seen such a variety of different plants from such a wide range of places on the...More

Thank Perry L
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