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UBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver

(3.9/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Natural splendor is the focus of UBC Botanical Garden, Canada's oldest university garden. Founded in 1916 by British Columbia's first provincial botanist, a sprawling 44 ha (110 ac) leafy expanse supports 8,000 different species of plant life. Familiarize yourself with this diverse collection, from an alpine or rainforest garden to the Asian or organic food garden. If the surroundings inspire you to take action, head to the garden center shop and choose from a range of plants, gardening tools, and seeds cultivated from the grounds. Make UBC Botanical Garden a centerpiece of your Vancouver vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Vancouver itinerary builder.
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  • The UBC Botanical garden is a wonderful garden laid out on either side of Marine Drve. The entry sde is am amazing collection of exotic temperate zone plants nestled in a forest of mature douglas fir ...  more »
  • This is a beautiful botanical garden on the UBC campus. There is a reasonable charge to roam the gardens, which are lush with local flora like ferns and trees that grow only in the rainforest. I had b...  more »
  • If you love "hidden gardens" this one is for you. Tucked at the North End of UBC it's not large but it is nice to walk around if you are in the area. Great view of the North Shore Mountains. You'll ha...  more »