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VanDusen Botanical Garden

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Address: 5251 Oak St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
Phone Number: 604-878-9274
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Viewing wildlife, Walking
Description: This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
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A wonderful and peaceful retreat

This is truly a beautifully laid out botanical garden with lovely walks. A couple of hours is needed to do justice. The history of the garden is explained in the new visitors... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is truly a beautifully laid out botanical garden with lovely walks. A couple of hours is needed to do justice. The history of the garden is explained in the new visitors center and is well worth reading and the snack bar had wonderful home cooked food. Tip: Easy to get to by public bus and a fine restaurant is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent garden, one of the best in the world. Great lunch restaurant. The garden is 56 acres in size with mostly BC and Mediterranean plants. Very well maintained with helpful staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Within the Queen Elizabeth Park - absolutely beautiful gardens and a has a domed conservatory as well. Many walking paths.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Van Dusen Park is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Vancouver, but also look like the youngest. It became available to the public from August 1975.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Absolutely gorgeous!!! Our guide, Rosemary, was very nice and informative. She explained everything about the flowers' needed environments to how the gardeners manage the grounds. The different types of plants were put together so well! A must-see for a trip to Vancouver and a flower lover!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

These gardens are so worth the visit. You will need at least 3 hours or more to do it justice. The lovely volunteers were so accommodating in helping take my 84 year old mother around. Our guide was very informative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Van Dusen is a beautiful garden with a variety of flora, fauna and trees. It's worth the trip. Shaughnessy Restauarant on the ground is very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Arrived when it was sprinkling out but the weather then turned nice. Beautiful gardens especially the hydrangeas that were in full bloom, my favorite! The maze was lots of fun! The waterfall was spectacular!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Very nice place to get away from the asphalt. After driving around most of the day checking out the area, we needed a break. Found this oasis, lots of plants to see, you don't hear any road noise. A wedding had just finished up, reception going on. What a wonderful venue. Cost is $11 for adults. Also, if you show... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Good family friendly activity. We took our infant in our stroller there and spent a couple hours exploring the different gardens. We got lost in the maze and had a picnic in the shade. It's a beautiful spot to spend a couple hours. We would definitely go back. Lots of good photo opportunities.

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Additional Information about VanDusen Botanical Garden

Address: 5251 Oak St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1, Canada
Phone Number: 604-878-9274
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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