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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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This is the worst organized event of its size that I've attended. No parking, no map, no help from attendants

Someone on the organizing committee needs to consult with BC Human Rights and find out their... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pratinas
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Vancouver, Canada
The Greenheart TreeWalk - not for the faint of heart!

I am afraid of heights but ventured and enjoyed the TreeWalk. You need an adventurous spirit, as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TINA M
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Burnaby, Canada
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6804 Marine Dr SW, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
University Land Endowments
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
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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
...More
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free2eatcandy
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
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BloomsPollinaters
27 March 2017|
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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
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657katkab
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
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