This National Historic Site has an underground train and live demonstrations
of mining equipment.
Open mid-May to mid-October.
Highway 99 to Britannia Beach.
Opened in 1983 as the world's largest air-supported Dome (60,000 seats),
B.C. Place Stadium is the home of the B.C. Lions football team as well as trade
shows, large gatherings, and major star concerts. and home of the BC Sports
Hall of Fame & Museum
Contains lush tropical and desert displays.. The triodetic dome consists of
1,490 plexiglass bubbles.
Located at the top of "Little Mountain" in Queen Elizabeth Park,
spectacular views of the city and mountains.
33rd. Ave. at Cambie St
Hands-on activities and demonstrations depict the lifestyle in the Lower
Mainland from 1890-1925. More than 30 displays make this a must see.
6501 Deer Lake Ave.,
Daily: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed September 22 through Thanksgiving.
Originally the Canadian Pavilion for Expo '86. Now includes a luxury hotel,
cruise-ship terminal where you can sail away on a
beautiful cruise up to
Alaska, and the Vancouver Trade & Convention Centre. Also the home of
the CN IMAX theatre,
shops, and a restaurant.
This attraction is temporarily closed for repairs
due to wind damage from the recent storms
Suspended 450 feet across and 230 feet above Capilano River, this five-foot
wide swinging bridge is not for the squeamish.
10 minutes from downtown Vancouver through Stanley Park over Lions Gate Bridge
and north 1 mile on Capilano Road. From Highway #1 take the Capilano Road exit
(exit 14) and travel north half a mile.
Capilano Suspension Bridge & Park
3735 Capilano Road
North Vancouver, BC V7R 4J1
Contains many exotic shops and restaurants.
3D films projected onto a giant screen five storeys high with Surround
More than 800,000 passengers travel through Vancouver's
terminals, Canada Place and Ballantyne Pier, to Alaska each year. With a
23 cruise ships leaving the 2 terminals, the seven to 14-day
Alaska cruise offers some of the world's most spectacular scenery--and a
variety of travel packages with wide market appeal. Vancouver itself is
consistently ranked in the five most beautiful cities in the world. It serves
as a springboard for pre- and post cruise activities.
Superb downhill and cross-country skiing. The Black Mountain chairlift gives
year round access to superb hiking above Howe Sound.
Take Cypress Bowl exit off Trans-Canada Highway
The only authentic classical Chinese garden outside China.
578 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K2
Enjoy a cafe latte from one of the coffee bars along Denman Street while
taking a leisurely stroll along the beach path.
Included in this 21 acre garden are an old-fashioned conservatory for
tropical plants, a rose garden with a gazebo/teahouse, and an Oriental garden.
10800 No.5 Road
(off Stevenson Hwy.)
(604) 277 - 7777
Once a Hudson's Bay Company outpost, this museum offers a glimpse of early
pioneer life in the Lower Mainland. Located off Highway 1, Glover Road in Fort
Named after "Gassy" Jack Leighton, who opened the first bar here
in 1867, The area has cobbled streets, interesting lighting, a steam clock,
shops and restaurants. It was designated a Provincial heritage site in 1971.
Don't forget to check out the unique steam powered clock while you're there.
The 20,000 seat home of the Vancouver Canucks and The Grizzlies as well as
host to rock concerts and family shows.
This farmers market sells fresh food and fish as well as hand-crafts. Live
theatre and a local brewery are also located here.
(was the Vancouver Game Farm)
Animals roam a 49 hectare paddock where visitors drive or walk between the
fields. Includes, among others, giraffes, lions, tigers, camels, hippos and,
elephants as well as a children's petting zoo.
5048 Street, Aldergrove
(11 278 metres)
Offers a superb year-round recreation facility with superb downhill skiing. As
you ascend the mountainside on the Gondola, a breaktaking view of Vancouver,
the Strait of Georgia with Vancouver Island in the distance unfolds before your
eyes. Only 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, a must see.
6400 Nancy Greene Way
(604) 984 - 0661
The Vancouver Lookout is closed to the public in
January and February 2007 for renovations. They will re-open in March 2007 with
fresh experiences and new look.
One of the city's tallest structures. An all-glass elevator runs up the side
tower to the 40th-floor's full 360 degree observation deck.
555 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 4N4
(604) 689 - 0421
43111 Trans Canada Hwy, Boston Bar, British Columbia, Canada
Located in the Scenic Fraser Canyon on the Trans-Canada Highway #1, just 52 kms
north of Hope and 48 kms south of Lytton, B.C.
This family-oriented beach is located on the south side of English Bay.
Kits Beach is a popular spot to jog, play tennis, soccer or basketball, go
fly a kite or even go for a swim. Located in the westend
Suspended wooden-slat bridge offers a spectacular view of the rushing water
through Lynn Canyon.
3663 Park Road
Lynn Canyon Park
Authentic Japanese gardens with outstanding seasonal displays.
University of.British Columbia (UBC)
6804 S.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
52892 Bunker Road
Located 75 minutes east of Vancouver, B.C. on Trans Canada Highway #1. Take
exit #135 for world famous Harrison Hot Springs resort. Minter Gardens is just
across the overpass at the intersection for highways #1 and #9.
Outstanding! Amazing! Floral and garden displays that have earned Brian Minter
international recognition from tourists and gardeners alike.
(Houses the H. R. MACMILLAN PLANETARIUM
/ GORDON SOUTHAM OBSERVATORY)
and presents a range of programming from laser/rock concerts to family and
children matinees. New shows throughout the year.
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Contains 50 kilometres of trails and Wreck Beach, where clothing is optional.
The park is located in the University Endowment Lands.
Oriental and Native Herb Gardens set amidst rose bushes, fragnant magnolias
and azaleas in this privately owned garden.
#440-333 Brooksbank Ave.
Also known as "Little Mountain", this park is Vancouver's
geographic center. It contains breathtaking views of the city, beautiful
ornamental gardens.as well as trees and shrubs indigenous to the B.C. Coast.
The BLOEDEL FLORAL CONSERVATORY contains lush tropical and desert displays. The
triodetic dome consists of 1,490 plexiglass bubbles.
Cambie Street and 33rd Avenue
Triodetic dome on old EXPO '86 site. Hands-on exploration, exhibits and
demonstrations change regularly. Omnimax film on the world's largest dome.
Offers downhill and cross-country skiing in the winter, and hiking in the
Romantic views, long stretches of clean, sandy beach and the tidal flats
make Spanish Banks a popular destination. For maximum enjoyment be sure to
visit this beach at
low (slack) tide.
Located near the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Our beautiful jewel has been ravaged due to some
fierce windstorms lately
here for updates on areas that are still closed due to cleanup efforts
This 405 hectare park, is the largest civic park in Canada and contains,
among other things, the Vancouver Aquarium, a children's farmyard and miniature
train, a cricket field, tennis courts, a pitch and putt golf course, bathing
beaches, the Theatre Under the Stars as well as several excellent restaurants.
View Vancouver's waterfront from the MPV Constitution, take one of their
Sunset Dinner Cruises, or their Boat/Train Daytrip on the Royal Hudson
Info: (604) 688-7246.
A variety of flexible holidays, sightseeing adventures and special events.
With endless destination choices, accommodation options and transportation
combinations, our clients have explored the best of what this unforgettable
region has to offer. No matter what your budget or timetable, come find your
spirit of adventure with us!
Scenic Vancouver cruises and charters on British Columbia's famous Fraser
River and surrounding west coast waters. This authentic sternwheeler is not to
be missed on your visit to Vancouver!
Enjoy the best of Vancouver in classic turn of the century trolleys with a
fully narated tour. Visit Vancouver's major attractions, famous parks and
gardens, shopping areas, and fine restaurants.
Offering several fully escorted rail tours in British Columbia ranging in
duration from 1 to 6 days.
This 24 hectare park is a living museum of plants from around the world .
Exhibits, collections, calendars, and programs from the museum specializing
in First Nations culture.
Exhibits and galleries representing the aquatic wonders of the Amazon
rainforest, the Arctic and the tropical Pacific. Located in Stanley Park.
VANCOUVER GAME FARM (see Greater Vancouver Zoo)
Vancouver's marine history includes the development of the Port of
1905 Ogden Avenue
(604) 257 - 8300
Canada's largest civic museum contains artifacts and exhibitions of
northwestern anthropology as well as the story of Vancouver: Past, Present and
An exquisite botanical garden including stone pathways and wooden bridges. A
gift shop and restaurant are also on the premises.
These spectacular twin ski areas are served by an alpine resort village with
hotel and condominium lodgings, conference centres, restaurants, shops and
nightclubs. The resort is open year-round and offers, among other things,
skiing, golf, riding, hiking, fishing, swimming, windsurfing and boating
Two hours north of Vancouver on Highway 99.
Over 7 miles of clothing-optional beach, located between Spanish Banks and
U.B.C. (be prepared for a steep climb down to the beach, tons of steps)