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Address: 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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These are how university botanical gardens should be. They are clean,tidy, lots of people out walking and cycling and starting to bloom

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

These are how university botanical gardens should be. They are clean,tidy, lots of people out walking and cycling and starting to bloom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The gardens were beautiful and the docent did a wonderful job explaining each and every variety.....he added a few jokes......and warned us about putting our fingers in the holes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The canopy walk was the highlight of my weekend in Vancouver.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Greenheart Canopy Walk is a wonderful find, tucked away in the UBC Botanical Gardens. We went on an overcast day in the late summer and had the treetops almost entirely to ourselves. "What is it?" you might be wondering. Imagine traipsing across suspended bridges and platforms (all safe, of course) amongst a group of trees and peering down to... More 

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

UBC Botanical Gardens is a peaceful, beautiful place to spend a few hours exploring. We went this time, mainly for the Greenheart Canopy Walkway. It was something we had promised our grandchildren that we would do on their "Staycation" with us. They really enjoyed the walk up in the trees and were able to do the canopy a number of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Loved walking around the grounds with kids. Went early and it was nice and quiet so it felt we had the whole place to ourselves.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been here 3 times now and each time I saw even more! Lots of labels for those interested...The highlight for my students is to take the Greenheart Canopy Walkway with their admission. Cheaper admission can be found with groupons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The botanical garden just off the campus of UBC is beautiful They have done a great job here. It is peaceful and a lovely place to spend an hour or so....The canopy walk is not for the faint of heart, but it is pretty too....swinging gangways that are narrow, with rope sides provide a walk in the canopy. If you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It was the above ground walkway in the trees that attracted us. Unfortunately we only had a limited time and so confined our activities to the tree walkway. I have to say this was not my idea of fun because I spent so much time trying to balance on the planks and hang on that I missed most of the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I was very surprised that this place gets less traffic than all other Vancouver attractions, because, in my opinion, it is one of the best out there. IMG_20140928_142427801_HDRIts length is only 310 meters, however, it feels much longer. The walking boards are secured to the tall fir trees with metal cables, and they swing up and down, and to the... More 

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