Hours & Admission

Tickets are sold onsite for both VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory and do not need to be booked in advance. Purchase your ticket at the admission desk when you arrive. VBGA Members can simply scan in their membership cards at both VanDusen and Bloedel for entry.

  • +VanDusen Botanical Garden Hours & Admission

    2022 Hours of Operation

    Dates Open Daily
    January and February 10:00am – 3:00pm
    March to October 10:00am – 5:00pm
    November and December 10:00am- 3:00pm
    • Last entry is half an hour before closing.
    • Members wishing to visit VanDusen Botanical Garden can simply scan their membership card in the Visitor Centre to gain access.
    • All general admission tickets are only sold on site. Tickets are not available online to pre-purchase.
    • Learn about mask wearing and vaccinations here.
    • Separate rates apply for group and wedding photography. Please click here to learn more.
    • Closed December 25th
    • The Gift Shop is open daily during Garden hours.

    Become a VBGA Member and get free admission to VanDusen Botanical Garden and Bloedel Conservatory throughout the year as well as special opportunities and discounts.

    Daily Admission Rates 2022

    Winter/Spring Spring/Summer Fall/Winter Membership
    Jan 1-Mar 31
    (excluding GST)
    Apr 1- Sept 30
    (excluding GST)
    Oct 1-Dec 31
    (excluding GST)
    Membership pays for itself in just a few visits!
    Adult (19-64)  $8.60 $11.90 $8.60
    Senior (65+)  $6.00 $8.35 $6.00 Seniors receive a 15% discount
    Youth (13-18) $6.00 $8.35 $6.00 Family Membership
    Child (5-12) $4.30 $5.95 $4.30 Family Membership
    Children 4 and younger Free Free Free Family Membership

    Please note that special pricing applies during some events. See Events Calendar for more details.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at 604-257-8463.

    The minimum age to visit the garden or conservatory without an adult / guardian is 13 years of age (a youth)


    A 13 year old may visit with younger children and without an adult or guardian present. For example, they could bring their younger siblings or children they are babysitting.

    One adult, senior or youth can supervise and accompany up to 5 children 0-4 years of age at the Garden and Conservatory

    If a group wanted to bring in 6 children that were all between 0-4 years old they would need at least two adult, senior or youth guardians to accompany them

    This ratio does not apply to daycares or school groups that register or book through our Education Department.

  • +Bloedel Conservatory Hours & Admission

    2022 Hours of Operation

    Dates Open Daily
    January and February 10:00am -4.00pm
    March – September 10:00am – 5:00pm
    October – December 10:00am – 4:00pm

    For the safety and comfort of visitors, capacity at the Conservatory is now limited, and entry will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Please note that if you’re visiting on a weekend or holiday, you may experience a wait. Online reservations are not available at this time.

    • Learn about mask wearing and vaccinations here.

    Become a VBGA Member and get free general admission to Bloedel Conservatory and VanDusen Botanical Garden throughout the year as well as special opportunities and discounts.

    Daily Admission Rates (excluding GST) 2022

    Adult (19-64) $7.20
    Senior (65+) $5.05
    Youth (13-18) $5.05
    Child (5-12) $3.60
    Children 4 years and younger Free

     


    The minimum age to visit the Garden or Conservatory without an adult / guardian is 13 years of age.

    A 13 year old may visit with younger children and without an adult or guardian present. For example, they could bring their younger siblings or children they are babysitting.

    One adult, senior or youth can supervise and accompany up to 5 children 0-4 years of age at the Garden and Conservatory

    If a group wanted to bring in 6 children that were all between 0-4 years old then then they would need at least two adult, senior or youth guardians to accompany them

    This ratio would not apply to daycares or school groups that register or book through our Education Department

A Safe and Welcoming Visit for All

To ensure a safe and welcoming environment for all at the Garden and Conservatory, members must abide by the VBGA Member Code of Conduct and volunteers the VBGA Volunteer Handbook Code of Conduct and Respectful Workplace Policy. Additionally, the City of Vancouver has developed a Safe Access for Everyone Policy which covers everyone in their spaces. Issues that arise will be addressed as outlined in one or more of these policies, as appropriate.