Hours of operation:
Shop in the Garden:
March 15 - Nov. 15
Nov. 16 - March 14
(last tour begins at 3 pm)
April 1 - Oct. 31
Nov. 1 - March 31
Please note these dates and times are subject to change without notice. All garden areas may be closed due to inclement weather.
Hours & Directions
Get Directions to UBC Botanical Garden
Get Directions to Nitobe Memorial Garden
UBC Botanical Garden:
6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
(includes Greenheart Canopy Walkway and Shop in the Garden)
Nitobe Memorial Garden:
1895 Lower Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Reach us by Transit:
To get to UBC Botanical Garden or Nitobe Memorial Garden via public transit, take a bus onto campus and arrive at the main UBC bus loop. Walk south between the General Services Administration Building (GSAB) and the War Memorial Gym to the Trolly bus loop on University Blvd. Transfer to the C20 community shuttle at Bay 14. The C20 shuttle bus runs daily with 20-minute frequency during operational hours of our Gardens Monday - Saturday. Note that the bus runs every 30 minutes on Sundays.
UBC Community Shuttle route maps and schedules can be found here.
UBC Botanical Garden, Greenheart Canopy Walkway and Shop in the Garden
120 on-site parking spots are available for visitors in our main parking lot at 6804 SW Marine Drive (NW corner of 16th Ave and SW Marine Drive intersection). Guests are able to park for 3 hours at no charge followed by a $2 per/hour charge up to a maximum daily charge of $6 per day. Check UBC Parking's website for additional parking options and prices on campus.
Nitobe Memorial Garden
Across the street from Nitobe Memorial Garden is the Fraser River Parkade at 6440 Memorial Road. Parking in this parkade is paid.
Until August 28th Fraser Parkade is closed. The closest parking for Nitobe Memorial Garden is located in the Rose Garden Parkade. Lower Mall is also closed between University Boulevard and Memorial Road. Current rates can be seen on UBC’s Parking Website linked below.
Check UBC Parking's website for additional parking options and prices on campus. Additionally free parking can sometimes be found along NW Marine Drive.