Starts as low as $25*
Visit our membership page for details about membership levels and a full list of benefits.
Membership at the UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research is a valuable way of supporting the future of the Garden, and we are pleased to offer our members a range of benefits aimed at enhancing their garden experience.
*Concession pricing. Adult membership begins at $35.
|Regular Admission Rates*||Adult||Concession1||child2||family3|
|Botanical Garden plus Greenheart Canopy Walkway and Nitobe||$24||$18||$12||$50|
|Botanical Garden plus Greenheart Canopy Walkway||$20||$15||$10||$44|
|Botanical Garden plus Nitobe Memorial Garden||$13||$11||$7||$31|
|Botanical Garden only (UBC students, staff and faculty free)||$9||$7||$5||$21|
|Nitobe Garden only (UBC students, staff and faculty free)||$7||$5.50||$4||$16|
1 Concession: Youth (13-17), Non-UBC Student, Senior (65+), Persons with Disabilities
2 Child: Ages 5-12 (Children 4 and under are free)
3 Family: Max. 2 adults & 4 children/youths
* All rates are plus tax and subject to change
Segway Tours are also available.
UBC Museums and Gardens Pass
For one low price, enjoy the Museum of Anthropology (MOA), UBC Botanical Garden, Nitobe Memorial Garden, and Beaty Biodiversity Museum, and also receive 20% savings on UBC Bookstore books, clothing, and gifts, 15% savings on food items purchased at Café MOA and the Beaty Biodiversity Museum's Niche Cafe, AND 10% savings on admission to the Greenheart Forest Canopy Walkway (inside UBC Botanical Garden; 10% off + tax on Adult $12, Concession $9, Family $24)!
|UBC MUSEUMS AND GARDENS PASS RATES||Adult||Concession5||family6|
5 Concession: Youth (13-17), Non-UBC Student, Senior (65+)
6 Family: Max. 2 adults & 4 children/youths
Passports are valid for 6 months for the museums and 12 months for the gardens, and may be purchased at any of the participating attractions. The UBC Museums and Gardens Pass is your passport to adventure at UBC. Get yours today!
Reciprocal Agreements and Affiliation Discounts on Regular Admission Rates4
- VanDusen Botanical Garden Members 20% off
- Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Members 20% off
- BC Council of Garden Clubs 20% off
- University Neighbours Association Free
- APGA Individual Members Free
- Staff of APGA Institutional Members Free
- Pacific Spirit Park staff Free
4 All discounts are valid for general admission for Adult, Concession and Child rates for UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe Memorial Garden. Discounts are not applicable to the Greenheart Canopy Walkway or to already discounted products (e.g. family admission and UBC Museums and Gardens Pass). Discounts are applied at the time of purchase and proper identification must be shown to receive discount.
Group Admission Rates
We are pleased to offer groups of 10 or more a 10% discount off regular admission to the UBC Botanical Garden, Nitobe Memorial Garden and the Greenheart Canopy Walkway.
Non-profit groups of 10 or more qualify for a 15% discount off regular admission to the UBC Botanical Garden, Nitobe Memorial Garden and the Greenheart Canopy Walkway. Please note that proof of affiliation will be required at time of entry.
Please note that Group rate discounts are not applicable to School Field Trip Programs.
Tours and School Field Trips
Summer Drop-In Tours Starting June 19th
A great introduction to what you can see here at UBC Botanical Garden, all visitors are welcome to participate in a free (with paid admission) guided tour that gives a general overview of the Garden such as our Asian, Food and Physic gardens. Tours last approximately 60 minutes, and are held Fridays and Saturday 12:30 pm. Visitors are asked to meet at the ‘tour meeting spot’ located buy the picnic tables under the Bamboo leaf oak. Note: tours are of UBC Botancial Garden and leave from the gatehouse at the Garden's entrance. At this time we are not able to offer drop in tours of Nitobe Memorial Garden.
Groups are also invited to join us for a paid guided tour. Minimum group size is 10 persons. Groups with fewer than 10 persons will be charged the minimum group size. We are finalizing our pricing so please call us to confirm rates for your group (604.827.3907). Two weeks notice is required for all reservations. Reservations are based on guide availability.
Groups with Complimentary Admission
When requesting a tour facilitated by our staff for a group of UBC complimentary admissions (UBC students, faculty, staff, UNA residents etc.), a fee of $100.00 will be charged to cover the administrative costs associated with offering this service to your group.
Wedding Photographs - $250 for either UBC Botanical Garden or Nitobe Memorial Garden which includes admission (up to maximum 15 people). For groups over 15 people additional people can be added at our group rates above. Both gardens can be used with an additional payment of $50 if visited on the same day. (Must be booked in advance. Please note that Nitobe Memorial Garden has a maximum capacity of 25 people due to how sensitive the garden is).
Commercial and Media Photographs - All photos taken for commercial and media purposes must be approved by the Garden's Marketing & Communications team (wedding and engagement shots excepted). Please allow adequate time for approval prior to your requested shoot date. Two weeks is requested. Visit the media section of the website for more information and to fill out the appropriate shoot request form.