Thursday, December 18, 2008
A VISIT TO THE TROPICS ON A WINTER DAY
There are 1500 varieties of trees within the Arboretum.
A suspended bridge crosses a pool where varied coloured Japanese koi swim. As well, you'll see multi-colored tropical birds such as Maria and Carmen, a pair of Macaws from the Amazon.
The day I went, it was a free day. The usual admission is: Adult: $4.60
pre-schoolers free accompanied by adult
Family: at child rate
The Conservatory is open: 10 am to 5 pm seven days a week
It's located in Queen Elizabeth Park at 37th and Cambie St. There is parking available in the park. Take the #15 Cambie St. bus.