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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, Walking, Viewing wildlife
Description: This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
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This garden is amazing and is the most beautiful and diverse I've ever visited. I have some mobility issues since an auto wreck and I was able to reserve a golf cart tour for only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Orlando, Florida

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Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This garden is amazing and is the most beautiful and diverse I've ever visited. I have some mobility issues since an auto wreck and I was able to reserve a golf cart tour for only $10. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and zipped us around all 55 acres of gorgeous flowers and magnificent trees. We also went to Queen... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What a nice peaceful garden. Not much in bloom when we were there especially since it has not rained for a while in Vancouver. I would highly recommend the place if you want to relax in a great environment. I would avoid their "cafeteria" Truffles. Overpriced and more than mediocre food. Bring your lunch!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There are a vast plethora of paths to peruse. It is a good thing there are benches for a bit of a rest.

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Santa Fe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This garden is a wonderful oasis in Vancouver that has a very good restaurant . We usually have lunch, often the tuna salad, and some BC wine that we walk off touring the garden for couple hours. It varies by season so going 4 or 5 times a year offers a new experience each time.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderfully well planned garden,made in an old quarry.It was developed in 1975.we took a golf cart tour for an hour . Our guide was a most enthusiastic person about this place. A must see when in Vancouver. A beautiful restaurant and coffee shop are also there to enjoy.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Sorry was not impressed with this garden - and was looking so forward to going to it . Lots of green - very little color (did i pick wrong time of year?) Trail is not easy marked - so ended up going around in circle(so did others)

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Bexley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice layout but was expecting more given its high ranking in Tripadvisor things to do in Vancouver.Photographic ponds but no hothouse or simílar.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A very peaceful place.. Many old trees and imported species from around the world. They have escorted golf carts for those who have trouble walking

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very nice, but not a patch on Butchart gardens, however still worth a visit if you have the time. Loved the maze.

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Bothell, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

For the past 15 years, I have enjoyed visiting this garden both in the summer and the winter. I mostly appreciate that a large collection of volunteers keep this lovely garden retreat welcoming, maintained, and thriving.

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Additional Information about VanDusen Botanical Garden

Address: 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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