Biking in Stanley Park
At the entrance to the Park you find many places to rent a tandem bike or
Biking the 9 km Seawall is one of the best ways to see as much of Vancouver's
Stanley Park, the
English Bay as
you can in one afternoon.
Where the locals go to play
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Stanley Park, Downtown
Open July - Sept 4: 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sept - July : 10:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m.
Huge tanks populated with Orca and Beluga whales and sea otters have large
windows for underwater viewing.
Train Stanley Park
Child-size steam train for kids and adults. Ride through the woods
9 Oclock Gun
While in Stanley Park, be sure to check out the 9 O'clock gun. Cast in
England in 1816, this cannon fires at 9PM each night at Brockton Point.
One of the city's busiest beaches open only during the summer. Lifeguard on
duty, concession stands, playground and a heated
Maritime Museum of British Columbia
1905 Ogden Avenue
Open Mid May - Aug: Daily 10 - 5
Sept - Mid May: Tues - Sat 10 - 5, Sun 12 - 5
Half of the museum is completely devoted to kids. Plenty of hands on
displays such as a pirate ship, tugboat and underwater robot. More
1455 Quebec Street
Open June Aug: Daily 10 - 6
Sept - June : 10 - 5 weekdays, 10 - 6 weekends
This attraction is easy to find with its huge dome built over the Omnimax
theatre that hosts a 3D-laser show. Lots of hands-on and interactive
activities for the kids.
6400 Nancy Green Way, North Vancouver
Skytram departs every 15 minutes, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. every day.
The peak of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is fun for everyone all year long. In
the winter you can take the family skiing, snowboarding or ice-skating.
During the summer the mountain remains open for continued sports activities
such as biking and hiking. Ride the Skytram 3700 feet to the top of the
mountain and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the city, sea and
Grind Vancouver, Attraction in Vancouver BC
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
Inside this 600 acre park are 100 year old Douglas firs, a rainforest, Twin
Falls, a 30 foot crystal clear rock pool and a suspension bridge hanging 20
stories over the Canyon.
Always dreamed of being an astronaut? Get your chance at the virtual reality
Cyberwalk and kinetic space-ride simulator. See the galaxy at the Star
Theatre or catch a laser/rock concert.
1318 Cartwright Street
Open late May till early September
Features Kids Only Market, water park, farmer's market with fresh food and
fish, street musicians unique shops
Granville Island Hotel .
Heritage Village and
Give the kids an idea of what life was like back in 1900. Visit the
blacksmith shop, stop for an ice cream at the parlor and take a ride on the
beautifully restored carousel.
Maplewood Farm North
An actual working farm just twenty minutes from downtown. Horses, donkeys,
pigs, ducks and birds make this an ideal place to practice "Old McDonald Had
The Look Out in
Take a thrilling ride in the glass elevator to the top of the Harbour Centre
Tower and enjoy the 360° view. Also features a video theatre and various
displays and exhibits.
5251 Oak Street
Exquisite botanical gardens featuring various flowers and plants as you
stroll along the stone pathways. Special exhibits include children's garden
with sculptured topiary and an Elizabethan-style hedge maze.
Vancouver Canucks are Vancouver's professional
hockey team. They play in the Northwest Division
of the Western Conference of the National Hockey
League (NHL). They joined the NHL as an
expansion team in 1970. The Canucks play their
home games in
Rogers Arena Vancouver
Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer Team
The Vancouver Whitecaps are Vancouver's favourite Soccer team
playing in the MLS