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Museums & Heritage Sites, Indigenous Culture
The Musqueam Cultural Education Resource Centre and Museum features historical objects, contemporary art and a place to share Musqueam history and culture through song, stories, tours and activities. General admission $5. Guided group tours of the land and museum $300 (by appointment) – land tours include the Chinese Market Gardens and the special relationship between the Chinese and Musqueam.
Spas & Wellness
At My Spa, we believe everyone deserves a healthy body and soul. We are a haven for relaxation and privacy and offer a wide variety of luxurious spa treatments and services designed to revitalize and promote a healthy balanced life style. Relax, replenish and rejuvenate with our aromatherapy massages, body exfoliation, and organic bath treatments. With our exceptionally trained therapists, treatment will be tailored to the needs and preference of each guest. My Spa, Why not indulge and pamper yourself.
Spa Revive is an exclusive boutique spa, we offer our guests only the highest quality services where relaxation, revitalization, and serenity can be found.
Theatre & Performing Arts, Accessibility
Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver’s Vanier Park, the Festival offers Shakespeare plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September.
We are a family run business located in Vancouver B.C. and Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii where the best salmon fishing in the world takes place. The island that is filled with breath taking nature, amazing wild life and spectacular culture.
Immerse yourself in the world of wild-collected plants! Garden highlights include internationally recognized collections of magnolias and maples. Stroll through our impressive Asian garden with over 400 kinds of rhododendrons, travel the continents in our alpine garden, explore our BC rainforest garden, head back in time in our traditional physic garden overflowing with herbs, discover food growing techniques in the food garden and much more. Explore Vancouver’s Coastal Rainforest on the Greenheart TreeWalk eco-adventure, deep in the heart of UBC Botanical Garden. Discover your adventurous spirit as you navigate suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the forest floor. A unique and fun experience on swaying bridges amongst the treetops, the TreeWalk is a delight for kids and adults alike. No visit is complete without a visit to our well stocked Shop in the Garden and Garden Centre.
Gallery Jones represents contemporary art by Canadian and International artists in the mediums of painting, photography and sculpture. We are dedicated to exhibiting and promoting excellent work that is relevant and original. The Gallery is located at #1-258 East 1st Avenue in Vancouver, in the neighbourhood known as Ã¢ÂÂThe Flats,Ã¢ÂÂ district. This neighbourhood is home to over a dozen visual art venues, including Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Paddling, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Ocean Light II Adventures offers wildlife viewing and nature discovery tours on the BC Coast. Our trip destinations include; the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, Great Bear Rainforest and Northern Vancouver Island. Our trips are 1 week in length aboard the beautifully newly refinished 71′ Ocean Light II. Our boat is incredibly equipped and maintained and our crew will make you feel at home. We have been offering tours on the Coast since 1980 and our experience is unparalleled. Our small groups provide for an intimate wildlife experience. We take the time to fully immerse ourselves in our environment. We focus on photography tours, mothership kayaking, bear viewing, family groups, and welcome anyone with a passion to explore.
Museums & Heritage Sites
Multi-media astronomy shows in the Planetarium Star Theatre are enhanced by 20-minute live demonstrations in the GroundStation Canada Theatre that keep you up-to-date on the latest space news. The Cosmic Courtyard exhibit gallery contains a real piece of moon rock you can actually touch, a J-2 Rocket Engine, artifacts and simulations. On Saturday nights you can visit the Gordon Southam Observatory right next door and, if the skies are clear, you can see stars and maybe even a planet through the .5 metre Cassegrain telescope.
Enjoy Vancouver’s scenic seaside aboard a luxury sailing yacht.Beautiful English Bay, Kitsilano, Stanley Park, West Vancouver and the entrance to Howe Sound are our destinations for this fun 4 hour afternoon or evening of sailing, Vancouver’s maritime history and BC’s wildlife. Meets at our False Creek docks near Granville Island. No sailing experience required, maximum of 9 people per boat, liability waiver required.
Canada’s Free Walking Tour Company is Toonie Tours. Get a lay of the land & discover Vancouver & Victoria through the eyes of a local expert guide. Enjoy Canada’s FREEDOM firsthand, with the FREEDOM to determine the price of this tour suitable to your budget & the experience you receive. Toonie Tours offers premium tours, including The Street Art & Craft Beer Tour & The Stanley Park Bike Tour. The Street Art & Craft Beer Tour includes a local craft brewery tour, beer, food & street art murals. Enjoy VIP access to a local craft brewery as well as beer samples and snacks. The Stanley Park Bike Tour includes riding like a local through the natural forest of Stanley Park & enjoy views from the world-famous seawall. Founded in 2018 by three best friends, Toonie Tours thrives on a simple concept: Vancouver is for everyone, from all demographics and welfare. Vancouver’s most popular Canadian tour company is grateful to support local communities through its tours.