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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131 local reviews
750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 662-4700
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Vanessa
Check out our local gallery, have lunch on the patio. Great afternoon activity.
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 :)
1. Vancouver Art Gallery
1. Vancouver Art Gallery
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131 local reviews
750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 662-4700
Vanessa
Vanessa
Check out our local gallery, have lunch on the patio. Great afternoon activity.
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 :)
2. Totemai - stulpai kazkokie pagoniski Stanley Park National Historic Site of Canada
2. Totemai - stulpai kazkokie pagoniski Stanley Park National Historic Site of Canada
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322 local reviews
Totemai - stulpai kazkokie pagoniski Stanley Park National Historic Site of Canada, Vancouver
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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. Totemai - stulpai kazkokie pagoniski Stanley Park National Historic Site of Canada
2. Totemai - stulpai kazkokie pagoniski Stanley Park National Historic Site of Canada
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322 local reviews
Totemai - stulpai kazkokie pagoniski Stanley Park National Historic Site of Canada, Vancouver
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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 Canoe & Kayak Centre
3. Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak Centre
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21 local reviews
2156 Banbury Road, North Vancouver
(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. …
Cherish And Andrew
Great kayak and paddle board rentals and lessons.
3. Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak Centre
3. Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak Centre
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21 local reviews
2156 Banbury Road, North Vancouver
(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…
Cherish And Andrew
Cherish And Andrew
Great kayak and paddle board rentals and lessons.
4. Grouse Mountain
4. Grouse Mountain
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115 local reviews
6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Open now
(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…
Morgan
Literally "the Peak of Vancouver". You can take the Skyride up to the top or hike up the "Grouse Grind" (a vig…
Candace
Grouse Mountain is perfect for year round visits. Ideal skiing and snowboarding along with cross country skiin…
4. Grouse Mountain
4. Grouse Mountain
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115 local reviews
6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Open now
(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 …
Morgan
Morgan
Literally "the Peak of Vancouver". You can take the Skyride up to the top or hike up the "Grouse Grind" (a vigorous hike, literally up the s…
Candace
Candace
Grouse Mountain is perfect for year round visits. Ideal skiing and snowboarding along with cross country skiing, snowshoeing, skating and mo…
5. Science World
5. Science World
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109 local reviews
Science World, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 443-7443
Establishment
Teresa
Interactive science displays & films for kids from toddlers to early teens, inside a geodesic dome. Good famil…
Edward + Scarlett
Telus World of Science (Science World) is a great place for families and kids alike! There are tons of activit…
Richard
Science World is full of intriguing and amazing activities for the entire family to enjoy. Feature exhibits su…
5. Science World
5. Science World
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109 local reviews
Science World, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 443-7443
Teresa
Teresa
Interactive science displays & films for kids from toddlers to early teens, inside a geodesic dome. Good family activity.
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 …
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…
6. Vancouver Forum
6. Vancouver Forum
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7 local reviews
2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
(604) 253-2311
Establishment
Rosalin
Summer activities for family specially with kids, seems like summer disneyland in vanccouver.
Mars and Esther
The PNE has a variety of activities year round. Amusement Park, Concerts, Craft Markets and many other events.
Peter&Po
This is a great venue where you'll find sports, tradeshows, fairs, concerts, etc throughout the year.
6. Vancouver Forum
6. Vancouver Forum
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7 local reviews
2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
(604) 253-2311
Rosalin
Rosalin
Summer activities for family specially with kids, seems like summer disneyland in vanccouver.
Mars and Esther
Mars and Esther
The PNE has a variety of activities year round. Amusement Park, Concerts, Craft Markets and many other events.
Peter&Po
Peter&Po
This is a great venue where you'll find sports, tradeshows, fairs, concerts, etc throughout the year.
7. Cypress Mountain
7. Cypress Mountain
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42 local reviews
6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver
(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
7. Cypress Mountain
7. Cypress Mountain
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42 local reviews
6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver
(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
8. Mt Seymour
8. Mt Seymour
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26 local reviews
Mt Seymour
Natural feature
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…
Cherish And Andrew
Great hiking and biking trails. Excellent skiing for the winter.
8. Mt Seymour
8. Mt Seymour
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26 local reviews
Mt 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…
Cherish And Andrew
Cherish And Andrew
Great hiking and biking trails. Excellent skiing for the winter.
9. Granville Island
9. Granville Island
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219 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
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James
In the early 1900s, Granville Island was home to factories, plants and sawmills. Things are a little different…
Karen
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. Now picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with …
Tom
Imagine an island in the middle of a city. Now picture a place moulded by a fascinating history, buzzing with …
9. Granville Island
9. Granville Island
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219 local reviews
Granville Island, Vancouver
James
James
In the early 1900s, Granville Island was home to factories, plants and sawmills. Things are a little different today—Granville Island is bot…
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…
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…
10. Trout Lake Community Centre
10. Trout Lake Community Centre
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14 local reviews
3350 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 257-6955
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Aihua
The park is good for a nice walk around the lake, swim, or go into the community center for all kinds of activ…
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…
Josh
A beautiful new community centre--and a beautiful lake for a stroll on a fall day.
10. Trout Lake Community Centre
10. Trout Lake Community Centre
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14 local reviews
3350 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 257-6955
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.…
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…
Josh
Josh
A beautiful new community centre--and a beautiful lake for a stroll on a fall day.
11. Grouse Mountain Skyride
11. Grouse Mountain Skyride
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47 local reviews
Grouse Mountain Skyride
Establishment
Anna
The infamous walking hike "Grouse Grind" is here. Hike up, ride down or ride up and down. Lots of sights and…
Jane
Grouse Mountain has it all. A gondola ride to the top of the mountain brings you directly in the alpine. The…
Robert
Take the gondola for an amazing view of the whole of greater Vancouver, or stretch your muscles and hike up th…
11. Grouse Mountain Skyride
11. Grouse Mountain Skyride
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47 local reviews
Grouse Mountain Skyride
Anna
Anna
The infamous walking hike "Grouse Grind" is here. Hike up, ride down or ride up and down. Lots of sights and activities up at the top, all…
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…
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…
12. Granville Island Public Market
12. Granville Island Public Market
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79 local reviews
1689 Johnston St, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 666-5784
RestaurantGrocery or supermarketFood
Michelle
Live theatre, variety of artist shops, arts and craft supplies, buskers - weekends, jewellers, saki tasting, c…
Allison
Beautiful market on False Creek in Vancouver. Accessible by car, bus or shuttle boat. Wide variety of stores i…
Cam
Best market in town. Great for lunches Nice view of Vancouver You have to see it!
12. Granville Island Public Market
12. Granville Island Public Market
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79 local reviews
1689 Johnston St, Vancouver
Closed now
(604) 666-5784
Michelle
Michelle
Live theatre, variety of artist shops, arts and craft supplies, buskers - weekends, jewellers, saki tasting, children's area, crystal shop e…
Allison
Allison
Beautiful market on False Creek in Vancouver. Accessible by car, bus or shuttle boat. Wide variety of stores including food market, arts, cr…
Cam
Cam
Best market in town. Great for lunches Nice view of Vancouver You have to see it!