“Experience the colours and scents of the tropics year-round!
Bloedel Conservatory is a domed lush paradise located in Queen Elizabeth Park atop the City of Vancouver’s highest point. More than 200 free-flying exotic birds, 500 exotic plants and flowers thrive within its temperature-controlled environment.
Constructed through a very generous donation from Prentice Bloedel, Bloedel was dedicated at its opening in 1969 “to a better appreciation and understanding of the world of plants.”
Designated as a heritage building, it is jointly operated by Vancouver Park Board and the VanDusen Botanical Garden Association. Together, these partners also operate VanDusen Botanical Garden.” City of Vancouver website
How to get to the Bloedel Conservatory from:
Cambie Lodge B&B – click here
Douglas Guest House – click here
Windsor Guest House – click here
Address: 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Y
Hours of operation: Summer (May to August) Monday to Friday 9:00am to 8:00pm Saturday & Sunday 10:00am to 8:00pm Winter (September to April) Monday to Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
The Bloedel Conservatory is open 7 days a week, with a closure on December 25 (Christmas Day).
Tickets: Adult (19-64 years) $6.75 Senior (65+ years) $4.50 Youth (13-18 years) $4.50
Child (3-12 years) $3.25 Family (1-2 adults of the same household and children) $15.25 Preschoolers (under 3 and accompanied by an adult) Free VanDusen Garden Association member (December 4 to January 3) $2.00