VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver

#7 of 54 in Parks in Vancouver
Garden · Nature / Park
At VanDusen Botanical Garden, take a peaceful stroll through a vibrantly colored floral display of gardens and trees spreading over 22 ha (54 ac). At the botanical garden, find carved totem poles, large stone sculptures, a Korean pavilion, and a garden maze that can be navigated by children. There is a large collection of rhododendrons and Fagus Sylvatica, as well as sorbus, fraxinus, and magnolia plant and flower species. Visit the website to find out when each type of plant blooms. By using our Vancouver travel route planner, you can arrange your visit to VanDusen Botanical Garden and other attractions in Vancouver.
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  • Pretty, diverse botanical garden. Lovely layout. Will give you many ideas for your own garden. Or just visit with a picnic for a great date idea. Terribly romantic.  more »
  • We traveled from another city and just wished to view this park and have lunch at their restaurant. We stood in line and a nice girl came and asked if we had tickets? No as previously always used our....  more »
  • Parking is hard during peak hours, but check out the side streets nearby to see if you can get lucky. Great attraction in Vancouver during all points of the year! Visitor centre is clean and well maintained, and staff are generally friendly and welcoming. The walking paths are pretty small in spots, but that’s typical of a botanical garden in my experience. Would highly recommend going around the holidays for their Festival of Lights!
  • We have been to and enjoyed many Botanic Gardens throughout the world, and this is in the top 6 for sure! It is spacious, and has a little bit of everything. It will not disappoint; plantings and flowers amongst great open spaces, forested areas, water (both still & falling), and a fun Maze. IF any fault, it would be too few large flowering areas.

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