Hours & Directions

Covid-19 update: UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe Memorial Garden are temporarily closed in response to COVID-19. More information.


Current Hours: November 1 – March 31

Closed all STAT holidays including UBC observed STAT holidays. 

Shop in
the Garden
UBC Botanical
Garden
Greenheart
TreeWalk
Nitobe Memorial
Garden
CLOSED 10:00 am –
4:30 pm

CLOSED starting March 18

CLOSED
Monday – Friday
10:00 am –
2:00 pm

CLOSED starting March 18

 

April 1 – October 31

 Open daily including STAT holidays

Shop in
the Garden
UBC Botanical
Garden
Greenheart
TreeWalk
Nitobe Memorial
Garden
10:00 am –
5:00 pm
10:00 am –
4:30 pm
10:00 am –
4:00 pm
10:00 am –
4:30 pm*

 

 

UBC Botanical Garden

 

Nitobe Memorial Garden


Getting Here

By Car

From downtown, take West 4th, 10th or 16th Avenue to UBC. From the airport, take SW Marine Drive northbound to UBC. We are located on the west side of SW Marine Drive.

By Transit

There are two buses that stop near UBC Botanical Garden. The #R4 41st Ave bus stops on West 16th Avenue near University Hill High School. From there it is a 15-minute walk to the Garden. The #68 UBC Exchange campus shuttle stops on Stadium Road, opposite the Garden, and returns to the UBC trolley loop on University Boulevard. For complete bus schedules and routes, please call Translink at 604.953.3333 or visit translink.ca.

Route from #R4 41st Ave to UBC Botanical Garden:

Route from UBC Botanical Garden to #68 UBC Exchange:
*Note: #68 Lower Mall does not stop on Stadium Road at SW Marine Drive.

Nitobe Memorial Garden can also be accessed via the #68 UBC Exchange bus northbound (Stop #59125) on NW Marine Drive, or southbound (Stop #61424) on West Mall.

UBC Exchange Construction Update. Last updated July 8, 2019.

By Taxi

Call MacLures Cabs at 604.683.6666, Black Top & Checker Cabs at 604.731.1111 or Yellow Cabs at 604.681.1111 to arrange for a taxi.

Parking

Free parking is available in the Garden’s parking lot for the first three hours of your visit. After three hours, you will need to pay via the Honk Mobile app.