Bloedel Conservatory

The Bloedel Conservatory is Canada's year-round tropical oasis

The Bloedel Conservatory has abundant greenery, the hum of tropical birds and rays of sunshine coming in through a tall glass ceiling over head. And it's open year-round in Canada making it an exotic oasis for during the cold and bitter winters.

The domed lush paradise and heritage building is located in Queen Elizabeth Park atop the city of Vancouver’s highest point (nearly 500 feet above sea level). This iconic structure was built in 1969 and is made up of nearly 1,500 plexiglass bubbles. 

The conservatory maintains three different jungle ecosystems under its massive dome, tropical rain forest, sub-tropical forest and the desert.

There are also over 500 different types of plants and flowers and 120 free-flying exotic birds, including macaws, cockatoos, and finches.

Eucalypti, Hibiscus, and Citrus, Coffee and Magnolia trees are only some of the many plants that bring life and colour to the indoor space. 

Each year during the holiday season, the conservatory is lit up entirely in twinkling lights transforming it into the most magical tropical wonderland you've ever seen. 

Bloedel Conservatory offers the perfect escape for those looking for a break from the harsh winter season. Step out of the cold and into this exotic haven. 

Lead photo by

W&J


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