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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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A taste of Nature within the urban city

These gardens don’t just grow plants, but have a fantastic tree passage way running from the tops... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Patrick W
Delta, Canada
Not much to see

The flowers were not in full blossom when I was there. Only a few flowers to see. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Zac C
via mobile
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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 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
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The flowers were not in full blossom when I was there. Only a few flowers to see. The weather was hot so the place wasn't teeming with tourists either.

Thank Zac C
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Located on other side of ubc near library nice view of ocean but very small under ground parking there accessible by bus car bike etc nice only in summertime near Chen Center 15 min walk from buses not good or safe at night time free

Thank Rob B
UBCgarden, Public Relations Manager at UBC Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hi Rob - you were probably at the UBC Rose Garden, not UBC Botanical Garden! We are located down the road on Southwest Marine Drive & 16th Avenue. Hope you can pay us a visit.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I work two minutes away from this rose garden, but TripAdvisor insists that I put a month/year under "When did you travel?" so I put May 2017, which is when I'm writing this. However, I've observed the garden for 13 years, and though I haven't...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Dear UBC Thank you for the great garden. The microclimate experience has healing properties. We are so happy that we came. The tree walk is an added bonus to help us understand the scope of the forest.

Thank AV_29R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We have been here twice and have noticed different things in each of the visit. The flowers are blooming and the tree walk is always a favourite with the kids.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It might be your picture perfect moment for that graduation photo since it is located right by the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, where the graduation ceremonies take place at UBC. It is also a wedding photograph point. Of course Spring and Summer are...More

Thank mabrondani
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 4 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
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