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Walk, run or cycle along the seawall circling world famous Stanley Park. Visit the Vancouver Aquarium to peer up close to octupus and anenomes, native to BC’s waters. Linger with friends over organic coffee on a patio at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Head for friendly Kitsilano or colourful Commercial Drive for noodle houses, sushi bars and authentic Italian eateries. Shop Main Street boutiques for one-of-kind fashions by local designers. Go upscale in über-urban Yaletown to celebrity spot at award-winning bistros. Shop at Granville Island Market for artisan cheeses and duck fat french fries. Take a skyride to Grouse Mountain to night ski gaze or skate on an outdoor pond at Christmas. Learn to wind surf in English Bay, right downtown.
While this sea-level port city is known for its temperate climate, the surrounding snow-covered slopes are perfect for winter sports and breathtaking views of the city twinkling below. Vancouver is one of the few places in the world where it’s possible to ski in the morning and sail in the afternoon.
Best activities tours in Vancouver:
Vancouver Trolley Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
Customize your sightseeing tour of vibrant Vancouver with a 24-hour or 48-hour pass for a hop-on hop-off tour aboard an open-top bus. Let someone else drive you around town, and choose when to disembark at any of the 24 stops, such as Chinatown, Stanley Park and Gastown.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Immerse yourself in nature’s splendor minutes from downtown Vancouver. History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, where you’ll wander through the stunning temperate rainforest of British Columbia. Soar over the Capilano River as you cross the suspension bridge, climb through old growth fir trees on the Treetops Adventure, and rise high above the canyon along a towering wall of granite on the new Cliffwalk.
Discover the hidden secrets of the oceans with this Vancouver Aquarium admission ticket. During your visit, admire over 50,000 different species of marine life including dolphins, sharks and otters. Learn about marine conservation at the Pacific Canada Pavilion and catch any of the exciting shows at your leisure. Explore the aquarium’s interactive exhibits, and gain insight into the creatures’ life-cycles and habitats. See three-toed sloths and piranhas in the Amazon rainforest, handle marine wildlife at the interactive pools and catch a 4D movie theatre show.
Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre
Is the best first stop , with a spectacular 360° view of Metro Vancouver, the majestic North Shore Mountains and perhaps even Vancouver Island just off the Pacific Coast. Your experience starts as you climb the outside of the building in an exterior glass elevator where in 40 seconds you are whisked from street level to the observation deck. Upon arrival, 167 m above sea level you are looking down on one of the most beautiful cities in the world. You can see all from here.
See Canada like never before at Vancouver’s new must-see attraction! FlyOver Canada is a breathtaking, all-ages, flight simulation ride like no other. Take off into a huge dome screen with the latest in projection and ride technology creating a true flying experience, complete with wind, scents, and mist!
The entire experience lasts 25 minutes, a perfect, wallet-friendly activity for families and first-time visitors to Canada.