Bloedel Conservatory Garden Road Trip

Category: Garden Road Trips
Location: Queen Elizabeth Park Plaza, 4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2M4, Canada

Enjoy one of Vancouver’s most affordable attractions! Immerse yourself in the tropics at Bloedel Conservatory – a must-see indoor garden located at the highest point of Vancouver in Queen Elizabeth Park. With exotic birds, vibrant koi fish, and over 500 varieties of lush tropical plants, there’s something for the whole family under the Conservatory dome. Interact with large perch birds, discover plants like the sago palm and Wollemi pine, or pick up a scavenger hunt if you’re bringing the kids. The best part? It’s warm temperature-controlled environment makes it the perfect spot no matter what time of year you visit Vancouver.

Tickets can be purchased online in advance at or at the admission desk upon arrival.

Seasons in the Park is a gorgeous restaurant located just across from the Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park. Whether you are seated on their patio or indoors, the panoramic views of the city are breathtaking.

Explore Vancouver

After your visit to Bloedel Conservatory, explore the rest of Queen Elizabeth Park, where Bloedel is located, with its ponds and pathways. The park is only a few blocks from Main Street—Vancouver’s answer to Brooklyn. Explore independent boutiques, coffee roasters and donuteries. There is also a mind-boggling number of local breweries and restaurants.

If you’re looking for a place to stay, check out the Westin Bayshore Vancouver, which is located next to Vancouver’s Seawall, with easy access to Stanley Park, a 1,000-acre haven recognized as one of the greatest urban parks in the world. Stanley Park Pavilion, nestled next to the rose garden, is a relaxed restaurant with an excellent patio under the trees. Lift is a sleek eatery offering upscale Pacific Northwest fare plus views of Stanley Park.

The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel is another accommodation option, with its own herb garden and bee sanctuary. The bees here and at the Vancouver Convention Centre (their six-acre living roof may also be worth checking out) pollinate the downtown core.

Granville Island Hotel is a boutique hotel with lovely views overlooking False Creek. Visit Eklectic Finds Home & Garden, grab a delicious meal at Granville Island Market or on the Bridges patio, and catch an Aquabus or False Creek Ferry up and down False creek to see the many urban parks nestled along the shore. Hop off at Vanier Park to take in the sunset over English Bay.


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