Located on the tip of Point Grey at the University of British Columbia, the Garden is close to many attractions. UBC’s world-famous Museum of Anthropology and Nitobe Memorial Garden are only minutes away. The Beaty Biodiversity Museum is also within walking distance. Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), VanDusen Botanical Garden, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and Granville Island are all less than a half hour away by car and easily accessible by public transit.
Vancouver Garden Express is a paid shuttle bus that offers hop-on-hop-off service to five destinations at the UBC campus, including UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe Memorial Garden. It operates from Canada Place in downtown Vancouver during the summer season.
Explore the Gardens of British Columbia for fun, adventure, beauty, rejuvenation, relaxation, and learning. Historic and modern gardens mean great trip ideas and itineraries. From rugged coastal rain forests, to fertile valleys, to mountains – many gardens are open year round. Bird watch, take photos, attend festivals, and enjoy eye-popping floral displays. So many things to do and see!