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VanDusen Botanical Garden

5251 Oak St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
604-878-9274
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Ranked #4 of 185 Attractions in Vancouver
Type: Gardens
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Walking, Viewing wildlife
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

All food was fresh, simple and tasteful. Nothing was bad and the sandwiches were inventive. I had a beer and a tasty Italian sandwich that had thin foccacia bread - (very tasty.)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

The garden was tastefully landscaped, with large open areas with flora from different parts of the world and north America. The monkey puzzle tree maze was a delight to all. Coming from a tropical island (Trinidad) we were impressed to see allot of tropical trees and plants thriving.

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south jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This botanical park was created on a old golf course and what a surprise that piece of information was. You could spend many pleasant hours strolling the grounds, taking an odd trail here and there. Sitting by the waterfall, smelling the flowers, taking tooo many pictures around every turn. What a great way to spend a day, in a city... More

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Orlando Florida USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We couldn't make it to Butchart this trip so decided to go Van Dusen instead, it did NOT disappoint. The gardens are beautiful, and the size of the garden is very do-able for a leisurely afternoon visit.

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North Of Boston
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We had a tour of this wonderful garden. Only 3 of us on the tour and it great. After viewing the beautiful gardens we had a nice lunch in their café and we happy that they had gluten free options.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If you enjoy nature with beautiful flowers, plants, trees, etc. and your in Vancouver you should visit. We have now been here in the spring, summer and fall and have loved it each time. The restaurant is also very good with a great patio to eat on and enjoy the view and scents of nature.

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11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I loved the variety of plants and the garden settings here at VanDusen. We had a lovey day here and a light snack. I am in love with trees and plants so what can I say. the varyitys here are quite amazing.

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vancouver, bc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went with the family mid August to have a picnic on the great lawn. The gardens are beautiful and full of sculptures and paths that kids live exploring. The maze is also fun for kids.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We loved the garden. It was beautiful and manages to achieve that rare delight in an attraction open to the public - a sense of peace and traquility. The cafe was good too!

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Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Lots of Rhododendron. Pretty pond, eco-friendly. I am really enjoy to walk in the garden during the spring time. If the membership can bee cheaper, I will get it every year.

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