Explore VanDusen Botanical Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden is a 55-acre oasis in the heart of Vancouver with over 7,500 plant species and varieties from around the world! Spot and photograph local wildlife, find your way through an Elizabethan hedge maze, unwind in a serene setting, dine on the patios of Truffles Cafe or Shaughnessy Restaurant, or browse the garden-themed gift shop. VanDusen has something for everyone to enjoy!

The Garden's multi-award winning LEED Platinum Visitor Centre was named Most Sustainable Building of the Year in 2014. Shaped like an orchid when viewed from above, its organic lines echo the way nature and conservation have been considered at every turn.

Social Sundays at VanDusen

Join us every Sunday in August from 4pm to 6pm for Social Sundays featuring the VSO Chamber Players.

Performance schedule

  • August 5: Woodwind Quintets
  • August 12: String Trio
  • August 19: String Ensembles
  • August 26: String Quartet

Don't miss the corpse flower bloom!

Corpse flower or titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum)

Titan arum grow

‚ÄčTitan arum or corpse flower blooms are very rare and unpredictable. Our titan arum bloomed for the first time in July 2018 at approximately six years old.

Admission fees and memberships

See admission fees at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and buy and renew memberships online.

Location and hours

VanDusen Garden is located at 5251 Oak St and open daily. Find directions, parking information, and opening hours.

What to see and do

Enjoy all the garden has to offer with guided tours, educational exhibits, events, and more.

Indoor event rentals

Rent one of VanDusen's elegant facilities for your next private event or special occasion.

Outdoor event rentals and filming

Hold your wedding or special event in one of VanDusen's beautiful outdoor wedding locations.

Dine at VanDusen

Savour the delicious menu items at both Shaughnessy Restaurant and Truffles Cafe.

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