A fete for all nature lovers: visit the VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver any day between Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and get a chance to admire the beauty of nature!
An educational and scenic experience combined in one, the VanDusen Botanical Garden is the perfect place to visit with your family and friends, or even for a cute first date. It’s time to grab your picnic baskets!
Take as many aesthetic photos as you want, the gorgeous flora here makes for an amazing background!
1. VanDusen Botanical Garden
Situated at the very heart of the bustling city of Vancouver, the VanDusen Botanical Garden is an oasis spanning over 55 acres.
The garden is home to over 7500+ species of different plants and a variety of flora from all around the world!
Enter into the mesmerizing maze made of 3000 cedars and go bird watching, the VanDusen Botanical Garden has it all!
Fluttering all around the garden, you will find many lovely species of butterflies here.
And if you get peckish during your exploration of natural beauty, worry not because we have you covered!
Simply stop for a bite at one of the many family-friendly restaurants and cafes here and relish their delicious foods and snacks.
2. Highlights of VanDusen Botanical Garden
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is your go-to place to reconnect with nature and experience the great Canadian outdoors.
Bound to delight your sense, this 55-acre floral oasis houses 7500+ species of flowers and plants from every corner of the world.
But that’s not all, also here is an Elizabethan-style hedge maze just waiting to be explored.
Make sure to drop in at the Truffles Cafe patio for a scrumptious delight!
3. Details about VanDusen Botanical Garden
The VanDusen Botanical Garden is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. between Monday to Friday.
The garden also offers guided tours for educational purposes. From April 1 to October 31 (summers) the guided tours of the garden take place daily at 1 p.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays.
In the winter (from November 1 to March 31), the guided tours are only available on Sundays at 1 p.m.
A point to remember: the guided tours are weather permissible, so keep your finger crossed for clear skies!
There are no age limits for admittance to the VanDusen Botanical Garden, everyone is welcome! The garden is also wheelchair accessible.
4. Tickets to VanDusen Botanical Garden
The ticket prices for the VanDusen Botanical Garden differ according to age groups and entry is free for children under the age of 3 and can be bought from Fever.
For children from the age of 4 to 12, the ticket costs CA$ 6.50 and for youth (ages 13 to 18) as well as senior citizens (65 or older) the tickets are CA$ 9.50.
And for adults who are 19 years or above, the tickets are for CA$ 14.50.