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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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Colourful at any time of year -worth a visit

So colourful and relaxing - pathways take you around the park to pleasant surprises at each turn - nice restaurant also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

So colourful and relaxing - pathways take you around the park to pleasant surprises at each turn - nice restaurant also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Staking out a great romantic photo opportunity for my cousin who is getting married Sunday. The hedges and flower beds are well manicured

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Perfect for a contemplative afternoon. This place invites wandering with new discoveries at every turn. The emphasis seems to be on welcoming and stimulating rather than impressing. I especially liked the black garden. The restaurant is also very good.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great place to take out-of-town visitors. Prices are fair, they have lots to see, and many options for food and drinks while there. Lots of photo opportunities if you are into that. Parking can be tricky, depending when you go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Can be very busy right before Christmas, but a great way to get in the Christmas mood. Many lights and festive music! Nice outing for the whole family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

wow! the lights for christmas are a must! its beautfuk and gun. my kids spent hours watching and running around

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Visited Aug./14 and very impressed with this gem of a place in the city. As an avid gardener (from Ontario) I was delighted by all the different flowers/plants/trees and water features in the gardens. There are themes in different area's and I leisurely took my time to enjoy them all. Great place for photography. If I lived in Vancouver I'd... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The numerous staff are stunningly disorganized Some are pleasant the manger plain rude The food is attractive but not tasty There is so much wrong with the service it is mind boggling

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

If you like flowers or plants you will have a very lovely and scenic stroll here in VanDusen garden. This garden is gigantic, you will not have a chance to see the entire garden in one visit, so if there is a particular area you would like to go to you should probably check out the map and plan accordingly.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

With our grandchildren here for a visit, we decided to head to VanDusen Gardens so they could run off steam. The Maze is always an attraction that children love as well a chance to run and climb on the sculptures and rocks. We enjoyed the camellias and magnolias that were in full bloom and signs of spring everywhere. If you... More 

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