Immerse yourself in the world of wild-collected plants! Garden highlights include internationally recognized collections of magnolias and maples. Stroll through our impressive Asian garden with over 400 kinds of rhododendrons, travel the continents in our alpine garden, explore our native rainforest garden, head back in time in our traditional physic garden overflowing with herbs, discover food growing techniques in the food garden and much more.
Discover your adventurous spirit as you navigate suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the forest floor. A unique and fun experience on swaying bridges amongst the treetops, the walkway is a delight for kids and adults alike. Let a knowledgeable guide take you on a fascinating journey through the forest or enjoy the wonder at your own pace.
No visit is complete without a visit to our Shop in the Garden and Garden Centre.
Visit our website: botanicalgarden.ubc.ca
Reach us by Transit:
Take public transit to the main UBC bus loop. Transfer to the C20 community shuttle which embarks at Bay 15 and runs daily every 20-30 minutes during operational hours most days. Check schedule on Translinks website.
Visitor parking is available at 6804 SW Marine Drive (NW corner of 16th Ave and SW Marine Drive intersection). Park for up to 3 hours at no charge, each additional hour is $2 per/hour, maximum daily charge $6.
Check UBC Parking's website for additional parking options and prices on campus.
UBC Botanical Garden
March 13 – October 31
November 1 – March 12 Admission By donation
Greenheart TreeWalk at UBC Botanical Garden
April 1 – October 31
Shop in the Garden
March 13 - October 31 Daily 9:30am – 5:00pm
November 1 - March 12 Daily 9:30am - 4:30pm
Please note that seasonal opening dates may change due to weather and that posted dates and times are subject to change without notice. All garden areas may be closed due to severe weather.