Best activities in Vancouver

Check out the top activities in Vancouver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Vancouver Art Gallery
1. Vancouver Art Gallery
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147 local reviews
750 Hornby St, Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-662-4700
Art galleryPoint of interestEstablishment
Alexandra
In the heart of downtown, the Vancouver Art Gallery is a creatively curated gallery with wonderful children's …
Ada
Great rainy day activity. Admission is usually $20, though Tuesdays after 5 it is by donation :)
Vanessa
Check out our local gallery, have lunch on the patio. Great afternoon activity.
1. Vancouver Art Gallery
1. Vancouver Art Gallery
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147 local reviews
750 Hornby St, Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-662-4700
Alexandra
Alexandra
In the heart of downtown, the Vancouver Art Gallery is a creatively curated gallery with wonderful children's activities on the weekend, and…
Ada
Ada
Great rainy day activity. Admission is usually $20, though Tuesdays after 5 it is by donation :)
Vanessa
Vanessa
Check out our local gallery, have lunch on the patio. Great afternoon activity.
2. Stanley Park
2. Stanley Park
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335 local reviews
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-681-6728
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John
Very beautiful forested park for many activities.
Ervin
Huge Park - Well maintained. Walking, Biking, Rollerblading what have you. Horseshoes, golf, lawn bowling, Mov…
Cam
Rent a bike or walk around the park! Will take an hour walking around it. 3 lakes are located inside the par…
2. Stanley Park
2. Stanley Park
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335 local reviews
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-681-6728
John
John
Very beautiful forested park for many activities.
Ervin
Ervin
Huge Park - Well maintained. Walking, Biking, Rollerblading what have you. Horseshoes, golf, lawn bowling, Movie in the Park nights. Many ac…
Cam
Cam
Rent a bike or walk around the park! Will take an hour walking around it. 3 lakes are located inside the park Very romantic... :-)
3. Deep Cove Kayak Centre
3. Deep Cove Kayak Centre
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19 local reviews
2156 Banbury Rd, North Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-929-2268
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Jennifer
Great activity to see the beauty of B.C.
Jodi
Kayaking at its best. More than 12 miles of protected water in beautiful Indian Arm. Guided tours available. …
Jennifer
Great activity to see the beauty of B.C.
3. Deep Cove Kayak Centre
3. Deep Cove Kayak Centre
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19 local reviews
2156 Banbury Rd, North Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-929-2268
Jennifer
Jennifer
Great activity to see the beauty of B.C.
Jodi
Jodi
Kayaking at its best. More than 12 miles of protected water in beautiful Indian Arm. Guided tours available. Highly recommend this activity…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Great activity to see the beauty of B.C.
4. Grouse Mountain
4. Grouse Mountain
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130 local reviews
6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
+1 604-980-9311
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Karen
Rising 1,250 metres (4,100 feet) above Vancouver and just 15 minutes from the city’s downtown core, is the vas…
Laura
All season activity. Take the gondola up for amazing views of the city. In the winter, rent snowshoes and do …
Rory & Shannon
Just 15 minutes from Downtown Vancouver is this top attraction. The outdoor site offers activities in all seas…
4. Grouse Mountain
4. Grouse Mountain
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130 local reviews
6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
+1 604-980-9311
Karen
Karen
Rising 1,250 metres (4,100 feet) above Vancouver and just 15 minutes from the city’s downtown core, is the vast alpine playground of Grouse …
Laura
Laura
All season activity. Take the gondola up for amazing views of the city. In the winter, rent snowshoes and do the "Snowshoe Grind", or go sk…
Rory & Shannon
Rory & Shannon
Just 15 minutes from Downtown Vancouver is this top attraction. The outdoor site offers activities in all seasons. The Grouse Mountain Skyri…
5. Science World at TELUS World of Science
5. Science World at TELUS World of Science
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112 local reviews
1455 Quebec St, Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-443-7440
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Richard
Science World is full of intriguing and amazing activities for the entire family to enjoy. Feature exhibits su…
Edward + Scarlett
Telus World of Science (Science World) is a great place for families and kids alike! There are tons of activit…
Teresa
Interactive science displays & films for kids from toddlers to early teens, inside a geodesic dome. Good famil…
5. Science World at TELUS World of Science
5. Science World at TELUS World of Science
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112 local reviews
1455 Quebec St, Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-443-7440
Richard
Richard
Science World is full of intriguing and amazing activities for the entire family to enjoy. Feature exhibits such as Body World, and the Anim…
Edward + Scarlett
Edward + Scarlett
Telus World of Science (Science World) is a great place for families and kids alike! There are tons of activities for everyone to enjoy and …
Teresa
Teresa
Interactive science displays & films for kids from toddlers to early teens, inside a geodesic dome. Good family activity.
6. PNE Forum
6. PNE Forum
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7 local reviews
2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
+1 604-253-2311
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Mars and Esther
The PNE has a variety of activities year round. Amusement Park, Concerts, Craft Markets and many other events.
Rosalin
Summer activities for family specially with kids, seems like summer disneyland in vanccouver.
Yoshiaki
PNE event in the summer and amusement park in spring/summer
6. PNE Forum
6. PNE Forum
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7 local reviews
2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
+1 604-253-2311
Mars and Esther
Mars and Esther
The PNE has a variety of activities year round. Amusement Park, Concerts, Craft Markets and many other events.
Rosalin
Rosalin
Summer activities for family specially with kids, seems like summer disneyland in vanccouver.
Yoshiaki
Yoshiaki
PNE event in the summer and amusement park in spring/summer
7. Vancouver Aquarium
7. Vancouver Aquarium
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79 local reviews
845 Avison Way, Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-659-3474
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
David
Great activity to do on a rainy day. Can access by exiting to Stanley park a 100 yards from the south end of L…
Jennifer
It's a wonderful aquarium with lots of great activities for kids and a focus on marine conversation. You cou…
Kelvin
Family fun place to see all the wonderful underwater creatures
7. Vancouver Aquarium
7. Vancouver Aquarium
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79 local reviews
845 Avison Way, Vancouver
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 604-659-3474
David
David
Great activity to do on a rainy day. Can access by exiting to Stanley park a 100 yards from the south end of Lions Gate Bridge. Drive around…
Jennifer
Jennifer
It's a wonderful aquarium with lots of great activities for kids and a focus on marine conversation. You could spend the whole day at the …
Kelvin
Kelvin
Family fun place to see all the wonderful underwater creatures
8. Cypress Mountain
8. Cypress Mountain
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47 local reviews
6000 Cypress Bowl Rd, Vancouver
+1 604-926-5612
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Magi
One of the local mountains to enjoy outdoor activities including skiing, snowshoeing and hiking/bike trails. V…
Jonathan And Marie
One of three ski hills on the north shore. Cypress is arguably the best of the three, and offers a variety of …
Teresa
Cypress Mountain driving time about 50 min
8. Cypress Mountain
8. Cypress Mountain
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47 local reviews
6000 Cypress Bowl Rd, Vancouver
+1 604-926-5612
Magi
Magi
One of the local mountains to enjoy outdoor activities including skiing, snowshoeing and hiking/bike trails. Very scenic view of Vancouver w…
Jonathan And Marie
Jonathan And Marie
One of three ski hills on the north shore. Cypress is arguably the best of the three, and offers a variety of different outdoor activities. …
Teresa
Teresa
Cypress Mountain driving time about 50 min
9. Mount Seymour
9. Mount Seymour
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24 local reviews
Mount Seymour
Natural featureEstablishment
Jane
One of our favourite winter activities is snowshoeing on Mount Seymour. You can be up snowshoeing through a w…
Magi
One of the local mountains to enjoy outdoor activities including skiing, snowshoeing and hiking/bike trails. V…
David
Great Skiing on a quiet slope - very affordable.
9. Mount Seymour
9. Mount Seymour
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24 local reviews
Mount Seymour
Jane
Jane
One of our favourite winter activities is snowshoeing on Mount Seymour. You can be up snowshoeing through a winter wonderland in less than …
Magi
Magi
One of the local mountains to enjoy outdoor activities including skiing, snowshoeing and hiking/bike trails. Very scenic view of Vancouver w…
David
David
Great Skiing on a quiet slope - very affordable.
10. Granville Island
10. Granville Island
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220 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
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Isabel
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. See? You’re already curious. Now picture a place moulded by a fasci…
Tom
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. Now picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with …
Karen
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. Now picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with …
10. Granville Island
10. Granville Island
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220 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
Isabel
Isabel
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. See? You’re already curious. Now picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with a…
Tom
Tom
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. Now picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with a colourful artistic community…
Karen
Karen
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. Now picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with a colourful artistic community…
11. Trout Lake Community Centre
11. Trout Lake Community Centre
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14 local reviews
3360 Victoria Dr, Vancouver
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 604-257-6955
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Miri & Gabi
Nice place to take the kids to - has lots of drop in activities for both kids and adults. Also, there is a ne…
Adrian
This is a great facility for all sorts of activities. Try Ice Skating, go to the Gym, play table tennis or get…
Aihua
The park is good for a nice walk around the lake, swim, or go into the community center for all kinds of activ…
11. Trout Lake Community Centre
11. Trout Lake Community Centre
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14 local reviews
3360 Victoria Dr, Vancouver
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 604-257-6955
Miri & Gabi
Miri & Gabi
Nice place to take the kids to - has lots of drop in activities for both kids and adults. Also, there is a new playground right next to the…
Adrian
Adrian
This is a great facility for all sorts of activities. Try Ice Skating, go to the Gym, play table tennis or get involved with the clay studio…
Aihua
Aihua
The park is good for a nice walk around the lake, swim, or go into the community center for all kinds of activities like skating, pingpong.…
12. Grouse Mountain Skyride
12. Grouse Mountain Skyride
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51 local reviews
Grouse Mountain Skyride
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Robert
Take the gondola for an amazing view of the whole of greater Vancouver, or stretch your muscles and hike up th…
Jane
Grouse Mountain has it all. A gondola ride to the top of the mountain brings you directly in the alpine. The…
Trish
Grouse Mountain offers a world famous hiking trail, spectacular views of the city, an amazing restaurant and a…
12. Grouse Mountain Skyride
12. Grouse Mountain Skyride
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51 local reviews
Grouse Mountain Skyride
Robert
Robert
Take the gondola for an amazing view of the whole of greater Vancouver, or stretch your muscles and hike up the famous Grouse Grind (not for…
Jane
Jane
Grouse Mountain has it all. A gondola ride to the top of the mountain brings you directly in the alpine. They have numerous activities suc…
Trish
Trish
Grouse Mountain offers a world famous hiking trail, spectacular views of the city, an amazing restaurant and activities such as skiing, skat…