A group of friends walking on a bridge (Patrice Halley photo)
In the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region, art and museum fans, history buffs and those interested in Aboriginal culture are spoiled for choice.
There are science and nature exhibits, serene parks and gardens, brilliant viewpoints of (and from) mountain peaks, and an abundance of markets, wineries and farms in the fertile Fraser Valley.
Cross the surging Fraser River on an airtram, visit Fort Langley to interact with historic costumed characters, or wander through themed gardens near Chilliwack. The mine museum along the Sea-to-Sky Highway offers an underground train ride and the chance to pan for gold.
Take a sightseeing tour to enjoy multiple experiences.
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2455 Dollarton Hwy
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Come experience the fun at Laserdome Plus. Great for entertaining all ages. Our facility has 5 main activities; laser tag, rock climbing, Lightspace, Space Jungle & now introducing 'V-Ball'. The laser tag is in a large 697 sq m (7500 sq ft) four level arena. The rock climbing features 14 auto-belay lines great for beginner to advance. One of the few locations in Canada with the Lightspace interactive game boards. We have an indoor playground great for those under 10 years. And lastly the only place in BC with indoor 'V-Ball', a paintless game of the popular paintball.
4282 Mountain Square
Whistler, British Columbia
Spanning the distance between Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains, the world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola is a breathtaking, 4.4 kilometre journey to infinite possibilities. It redefines the Whistler summer experience by creating limitless new ways to get up-close-and-personal with the mountains. From the gondola, access 50+ km of hiking trails from easy to epic.
While visiting Whistler, be sure to take part in one of the many summer activities such as ziplining, river rafting, ATVing & the world famous mountain bike park. Whatever you choose, your PEAK 2 PEAK Alpine Experience is sure to be out of this world.
2901 E Hastings St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Bring your friends and family out to Playland for a full day of fun! Located on the historic PNE fairgrounds, only 10 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Playland features over 30 thrilling rides and attractions including the historic Wooden Roller Coaster, the extreme swing ride Atmosfear, Pacific Adventure Mini Golf and the brand new extreme thrill ride, The Beast!
Playland also features Kids Playce, a special area filled with rides and attractions for children aged 2-10. Kids Playce provides the perfect setting for families looking to spend time together in a safe and kid-friendly environment.
Playland is fun for the entire family!
Visit website for opening dates.
1455 Quebec St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Science World at TELUS World of Science awaits you with popular, hands-on interactive displays, inspirational feature exhibitions and awesome shows. Watch a giant-screen film in our OMNIMAX Theatre, or engage in a live science demonstration. Spark your imagination in galleries featuring nature, physics, and life sciences. When the weather is nice, explore our outdoor Ken Spencer Science Park.
36800 Highway 99
Squamish, British Columbia
The Sea to Sky Gondola experience, weaves together the very essence of coastal BC mountains, oceans, rivers, forests, culture & year-round recreation.
The 8-minute gondola ride to over 885 metres above sea level provides sweeping views of Howe Sound, the forest & surrounding mountains. Once at the top, many adventures await. Guests have access to a wide array of outdoor experiences including two interpretive loop trails with cantilevered viewing platforms, a spectacular suspension bridge, access trails to backcountry routes & much more.
In addition to the outdoor experiences, the lodge at the top provides the opportunity for cultural exhibits, events, dining & a chance for friends to share a beer after a day of adventure in nature.
6409 Bay St
West Vancouver, British Columbia
Take a 2 hour boat ride on Vancouver's wild side. In Howe Sound you'll find yourself racing beside steep cliffs, watching seals at play, exploring sea caves & witnessing a variety of marine birds, including the majestic bald eagle. With an experienced guide you won't miss a thing on this ecological tour. Or join a guide on a salmon trip or rent your own self-drive boat. Located in West Vancouver beside BC Ferries in Horseshoe Bay at the start of Sea To Sky Country (highway to Whistler) & on the North Shore just 15 minutes from Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge.
31338 Dewdney Truck Rd
Mission, British Columbia
Located within the picturesque Fraser Valley, BC Hydro's Stave Falls Visitor Centre offers an exciting experience for all ages. More than 100 years old, the Powerhouse is a National Historic Site.
Walk back in time with interactive games & historic displays telling the story of how power has helped build BC. Take in the awesome turbines & generators which give a unique perspective on how electricity is made. Learn about conservation & watch short films on BC Hydro's history in the Stave Falls area.
Come for a self-guided tour or call ahead to arrange a guided tour. Visit us online for information to plan your visit.
845 Avison Way
Vancouver, British Columbia
Belugas, penguins, sea otters & 50,000 other aquatic creatures await your arrival at Canada's largest aquarium. Enjoy dolphin & beluga whale shows, sea otter feeds, shark dives & the free-roaming animals found in the popular Amazon Gallery. For an unforgettable extra, try a hands-on animal encounter. Immerse yourself in the 4D Experience Theatre, which combines the high-definition excitement of a 3D film with thrilling sensory effects! Come find out for yourself why the Vancouver Aquarium has been voted one of the world's favourite aquariums by TripAdvisor (Travellers' Choice 2014). Located minutes from downtown in world famous Stanley Park.
Open 365 days a year with extended hours in July & August. Wheelchair access.
The Vancouver Lookout is the perfect 'best first stop', providing a breathtaking 360° bird's eye view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Tickets are valid all day, guest can enjoy both the day and night views. The Vancouver Lookout has been one of the most iconic & recognizable landmarks in the city. The Observation Deck is situated in the heart of the city, high above Vancouver. Glass elevators whisk visitors 170 metres (550 feet) skyward to the Vancouver Lookout in a mere 40 seconds. We offer complimentary guided tours in a variety of languages.
23485 Fern Crescent
Maple Ridge, British Columbia
Some of the most primal fun and games in BC's Lower Mainland.
In Maple Ridge, adults, teens, and kids are unleashing the coolest, active tree-top recreation. Near Golden Ears Park and the Allouette River, the Monkido® Aerial Adventure is a suspended course of obstacle games - including dozens of ladders, swings, bridges and surprises that progress from six to sixty feet above ground.
Try WildPlay's NEW freakishly fun 12.1 m (40 ft) What's To Fear Jump, a total leap of faith (and freedom).
Rated excellent by TripAdvisor guests.
Book online at our website. Walk-ins welcome during regular check-ins.