Ubc Botanical Garden And Centre For Plant Research, VancouverCurrently Open
- Address: 6804 Marine Dr SW, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
- Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
- Phone: +1-6048224208
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Botanical Garden, Leisure, Family And Kids
About Ubc Botanical Garden And Centre For Plant Research, Vancouver
Established in the early 20th century, the UBC Botanical Garden is home to 8000 different plants spread across an area of 44 hectares! The lush green trees, shrubs and colourful plants are complimented by quaint water ponds and sections including Asian gardens, Alpine gardens, the Rainforest collection, Food Garden and the woodland garden.
Take a leisurely stroll here to explore the intimate pathways that are covered by trees and carry a camera to capture them forever in pictures.
Ubc Botanical Garden And Centre For Plant Research Information
- Carry bottled drinking water.
- Wearing sunscreen will be helpful.
Ubc Botanical Garden And Centre For Plant Research Ticket Prices
Admission Fee: During November 1 – March 14 is by donation
March 15 – October 31:
- Adult: $ 9
- Concession: $7 (Youth (13-17), Non-UBC Student, Senior (65+), Persons with Disabilities)
- Child: $ 5
- Family: $ 21
- Free for UBC students, faculty and staff.
For other prices, visit the official website.
How To reach Ubc Botanical Garden And Centre For Plant Research by Public Transport
- By Bus: EB w 16 Ave FS SW Marine Dr
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car, Bicycle or Scooter.
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Ubc Botanical Garden And Centre For Plant Research, Vancouver Reviews
We went at the end of April. I would say the place as great potential with an amazing diversity of plants. Human-made facilities are well incorporated and harmonized into the natural environment. I would strongly recommend this place during summer and perhaps during fall, but not much during winter or spring. At the time we went, very few plants were actually flowering. Still, it was a nice and relaxing experience.
A beautiful garden marred by bad customer service. The lady at the front counter lacked basic manners and did not respond to our greet. There was something off about her demeanor. If you don't like dealing with people don't work in customer service. Regardless, the garden was beautiful. Worth a visit if you're close to UBC. The canopy walk was a little scary at first but we managed to complete it without any issues. A solid 2/5.
Wonderful experience when you walked on the swing trails between the platform and hundred year's old cedars and pines. Gardens are fantatic. Suits for all ages although small admissions needed but worth to go. Three hours free parking is considerable.
Went there with my Horticulture class in 2012, still thinking about what a douche the tour guide was. Too bad, otherwise an okay experience.
Excellent canopy walk. A little thrilling but view is gorgeous!