Experience a 55-acre oasis in the heart of Vancouver

Extended weekend hours in August

We're open from 10am to 5pm Monday through Thursday and 10am to 6pm Friday through Sunday.

See what our garden has to offer

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  • Bring your binoculars and visit the Backyard Bird Garden

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  • Let your kids try the new Junior Birder Challenge

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  • Spot and photograph local wildlife

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  • Enjoy a picnic beside one of our picturesque lakes

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  • Find your way through the Elizabethan hedge maze

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  • Relax in a serene setting with inspiring architecture

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  • Discover over 7,500 plant species and varieties from around the world

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  • Experience the 55-acre oasis in the heart of Vancouver

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  • Look for sculptures

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    VanDusen houses a significant sculpture collection, featuring artists such as Bill Reid, David Marshall, and Sebastian. The International Sculpture Symposium, held here in 1975, created 11 original works to begin the permanent collection.

  • Browse the garden-themed gift shop

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What you need to know

VanDusen Botanical Garden spans 55 acres and contains over 7,500 plant species from around the world. 

Unwind in a serene setting nestled in the heart of the city with picturesque lakes, a tranquil waterfall, inspiring architecture, beautiful sculptures, and 70 botanical collections.

Activities

Dining

Visit Shaughnessy Restaurant or The Garden Café

Plan your visit

Guides

Bloom guide (2.50 MB)

Use this bloom guide to help you navigate through all of the current garden blooms.

Visitor guide (4.23 MB)

Get a visitor guide and map at the Visitor Centre admissions desk or download the map.

Horticultural shows and other events

See a full list of horticultural shows, other events, and programming that take place at the Garden.

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