Top 68 Things to do in Vancouver, British Columbia

A trip to Vancouver, British Columbia is on every adventure lovers dream vacation list. Vancouver, or as it is sometimes called Vansterdam or Raincouver, is a wonderful place to visit if you enjoy being active on your vacation. There are endless things to do in Vancouver, BC from trips to the area's lovely parks like Lynn Canyon Park to visits

2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Pass with Aquarium Admission & Carriage Ride
Circle Vancouver's many fascinating sights as conveniently as possible with 2 days of access to a hop-on hop-off trolley tour. With 33 different stops throughout the city, the route makes it easy to acquaint yourself with everything this gem of... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

$84
per adult

2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Pass with Capilano Suspension Bridge Visit
Vancouver is packed with attractions to suit all tastes, and this convenient hop-on hop-off trolley tour lets you explore many of them at your leisure. Enjoy 2 full days of access to the route, which includes 33 stops and hits... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

$100
per adult

Best of the City Tour
See the best of Vancouver with a half-day tour to some of the city's most popular destinations. Led by professional guides, journey to beautiful Stanley Park, meander through the artisan shops of Granville Island, and marvel at the breathtaking view... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per adult

Boat Rental
Plot your own course and set out on a watery adventure around Vancouver’s Howe Sound. You're in the captain's chair on this self-guided boat tour through the crystalline waters off of the coast of British Columbia. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 hour

Free cancellation

$61
per adult

Britannia Mine Museum
Explore the Britannia Mine Museum and look into the past of a once-leading producer of mined copper and other minerals. Try your hand at panning for gold to see if you can strike it rich, and hop a mine train... Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$24
per adult

Brunch Tour of East Village
Sample some of the finest brunch offerings in Vancouver's East Village as your tour guide shares the history of this eclectic, multicultural neighborhood. Feast on a variety of brunch specialties including eggs benedict, pastries, Italian coffee, and more. Read More

$51
per adult

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park & City Tour
Visit city landmarks, architecture, and historic neighborhoods on this guided tour across Vancouver. Then take the exhilarating trip across the Capilano Suspension Bridge and follow the Cliffwalk through the treetops before returning downtown through scenic Stanley Park. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$79
per adult

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Admission
Appreciate nature from 3 breathtaking perspectives—the world-famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, the 7 bridges of Treetops Adventure, and the thrilling Cliffwalk. Read More

Categories: Attractions

3 hours

Free cancellation

$27
per adult

City Highlights Tour & Vancouver Lookout Observation Deck
See Vancouver's highlights with unobstructed views of the cityscape and surrounding beauty on a guided tour through the city. After stops at scenic Stanley Park and Grandville Island's Public Market, cap off your tour with breathtaking views of the ocean... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per adult

City Trolley Tour
Explore Vancouver’s many attractions at your own pace via a charming San Francisco-style trolley on this 1-day or 2-day hop-on hop-off tour. With 34 scheduled stops, you have access to diverse neighborhoods, shopping, beautiful parks, and the famous landmarks of... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$33
per adult

City Trolley Tour & Observation Deck
Discover Vancouver’s many attractions from aboard a charming, hop-on hop-off, San Francisco-style trolley. With admission to Harbour Centre for breathtaking views of the city, this smart combination gives you snapshots of many landmarks from high and low alike. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$35
per adult

Food Tour with Tastings in Historic Gastown
Check out Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, Gastown, through food and on foot. Enjoy this walking food tour with stops at the city's top restaurants, grab samples at each place you visit, and get the chance to learn the secrets of this... Read More

$48
per adult

Fraser Valley Private Winetasting Tour with Gourmet Lunch
Spend a leisurely day sipping and toasting your way through British Columbia’s beautiful wine country, exploring Fraser Valley wineries at your own pace with a private driver behind the wheel. A delicious gourmet lunch among the vineyards rounds out this... Read More
Gourmet Food Truck Tour
Vancouver is an international hub, and its food trucks reflect the diverse flavors and culinary styles that fill its streets. On this 2-hour tour, join your passionate foodie guide for a tasty trek to the area's finest curbside kitchens, learning... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

Grand City Bicycle Tour
Ride along dramatic seawalls and forested parks, past historic neighborhoods and a modern Olympic village, on this active bicycle ride through Vancouver. An experienced guide leads you from Stanley Park to Gastown, to historic sites and public markets filled with... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$70
per adult

Granville Island Market Food Tour
Explore Vancouver's culinary mecca—Granville Island Public Market—and taste the flavors of this diverse cultural city on a walking food tour. Your expert guide leads you through the many stands, sharing the history of this bountiful bazaar as you munch and... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per adult

Granville Island Night Photography Tour
Explore Granville Island, the lively shopping and arts district, at night on this comprehensive photography tour. Grab your tripod and camera (with manual settings), and get ready to learn how to shoot the neon cityscape with your experienced guide. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

$77
per adult

Grouse Mountain & Capilano Bridge Tour
Breathe in the fresh Pacific air and immerse yourself in the breathtaking canyons, rivers and mountainside at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Grouse Mountain. Look down over towering evergreens from the Cliffwalk or Treetops Adventure, and admire mountain vistas from... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$119
per adult

Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Food Tour
On this 3-hour tasting tour, sample the best dim sum that Vancouver has to offer, savor local cheese and chocolate, and sate your sweet tooth with Bella Gelateria's award-winning gelato. Finish with a better understanding of Vancouver's diverse and vibrant... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$98
per adult

Half-Day Vancouver Wine Tasting Tour
Taste your way through British Columbia’s beautiful, burgeoning wine country and let someone else do the driving. Ride from Vancouver to Fraser Valley in style and spend the afternoon visiting 4 different premium wineries, sampling their various vintages and varietals... Read More
Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise
Indulge in an exquisite dinner while enjoying a breathtaking view of Vancouver on this 2. 5-hour cruise. This experience is a great combination of fine dining and sightseeing during the day’s most magical moment. Read More

$73
per adult

Historic Gastown Photowalk
See Vancouver through a whole new lens during a fascinating photo tour that takes you along the historic Gastown district's cobblestone streets. Grab your camera and meet a knowledgeable guide who leads you on a tour that's overflowing with history... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

$77
per adult

Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Stanley Park
Saddle up for a unique and memorable tour of Stanley Park, a natural area surrounded by the cool waters of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy the comfort of a guided, horse-drawn vehicle and take in the many features and sights of... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$31
per adult

Indian Arm Lunch Cruise
Board the Harbour Princess and cruise through the city’s inner waterway and Burrard Inlet before reaching the peaceful fjord. A delicious buffet lunch featuring fresh British Columbia salmon completes your afternoon of delicious food and splendid scenery. Read More
Little Italy Food & Walking Tour
Taste your way through diverse and colorful Commercial Drive. Walk through this vibrant neighborhood, sampling dishes like pizza, gelato, and cannoli as you discover the delicious food that defines Vancouver’s Little Italy. Read More

$48
per adult

Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour
Venture into the Vancouver's earliest and most gruesome history as you journey back in time to a violent frontier town of hustlers, thieves, and vagabonds. Amid the swirling lamplight and darkened alleys of Gastown, your theatrical guide brings Vancouver's murky... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

$20
per adult

Main Street Hidden Gems Food Tour
Travel along funky Main Street and through Vancouver's oldest neighborhoods to discover some of the best hidden culinary gems in the city. Stop at 5 restaurants and sample unique bites and inventive beverages along the way. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$51
per adult

Pacific Coach: Full-Day Victoria & Butchart Gardens Excursion
All aboard for this popular tour to Victoria Island and Butchart Gardens, a lushly landscaped floral arboretum. Your all-day excursion departs from Vancouver before boarding a ferry to get to the island, where the gardens and British Columbia’s historic capital... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$152
per adult

Photography Walking Tour at Canada Place
Grab your camera and explore the urban architecture of Vancouver's downtown area. Meet your experienced guide at Canada Place to learn how to shoot this waterfront cityscape and get pointers on how to adjust your camera’s settings to achieve... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per adult

Plaza Premium Lounge at Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in the Plaza Premium Lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle. Plus, get access to amenities that run the gamut from useful to luxurious, from... Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes

3 hours

Free cancellation

$40
per adult

Private City Sightseeing Tour
Cross breathtaking suspension bridges, explore colorful markets, and take in incredible vistas of Vancouver’s gleaming skyline. Your all-encompassing private tour takes you past the charming neighborhoods, famous sights, and iconic landmarks that make this modern metropolis shine. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

$326
per adult

Private Deluxe Vancouver City & Great Outdoors Tour
The city of Vancouver is a gem of the Pacific Northwest, and this driving city tour is the perfect way to marvel at its many beloved sights. In a small group of 11 or fewer, settle into a luxurious vehicle... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$519
per adult

Private Fraser Valley Wine Tour with Lunch & Dessert
Some of the best wine in the Pacific Northwest is located in the Fraser Valley, and this tour lets you explore this famed region and taste its products. Visit wineries, learn all about the region's wine production, and enjoy the... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$518
per adult

Private Grouse Mountain Alpine Adventure
Spend a day exploring the craggy slopes and forested hillsides just outside of Vancouver’s bustling city streets. On this private excursion, take a scenic gondola ride to lofty alpine villages, carefully cross a treetop suspension bridge, or take in a... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

$684
per adult

Private Prohibition & City History Tour
Embark on a private guided tour that reveals the gritty underbelly of Vancouver's past. Listen to scandalous stories about smugglers, thieves, prostitutes, and hustlers. Then, learn how Prohibition affected the city as you end your tour at the oldest bar... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$154
per adult

Private Sea-to-Sky Adventure Tour
Adventure meets education during this exciting tour that combines 3 popular attractions. See the gorgeous Sea-to-Sky Highway and gondola, take in sights of Howe Sound, and visit Horseshoe Bay during this visually striking experience. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$577
per adult

Private Tour of Victoria & Butchart Gardens
Embark on an exhilarating excursion through waterways bordered by dramatic forested islands, along winding paths surrounded by incredible gardens, and down streets lined with elegant Château Style buildings. Leave from Vancouver and see the wonders of Victoria and the Butchart... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

$941
per adult

Private Vancouver City Tour
This Vancouver driving tour provides unbeatable photo opportunities and up-close looks at the city's most popular and celebrated sights. Parks, bridges, and vibrant and diverse neighborhoods are just a few of the many locations on the agenda. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$75
per adult

Private Victoria Highlights Day Tour
Discover Victoria, recently voted as one of the top 6 travel destinations for 2016. The scenic ferry ride through the Gulf Islands begins your trip that progresses through expansive gardens, picturesque architecture, bustling harbors, niche boutique shops, and inviting cafes.... Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos, Tours & Sightseeing

14 hours

Free cancellation

$1,258
per adult

Private Whistler Day Tour
Take an exciting excursion from Vancouver to Whistler Village, stopping by some of British Columbia's most beautiful spots on the way. See cascading waterfalls, jagged mountain peaks, and take the ride of a lifetime on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola.... Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$945
per adult

Prohibition City Tour
In 1917, Prohibition hit Vancouver hard, forcing formerly law-abiding citizens underground in search of bootlegged spirits and secret saloons. Hit the mean streets of the city with guides performing as real characters from the past as you learn about rum-runners,... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

$20
per adult

Railtown Urban Eats Tour
Explore Railtown, one of Vancouver's hippest up-and-coming neighborhoods, and discover some of the latest and greatest restaurants and shops with your guide. Taste the sandwiches, wine, and sweets that make this trendy area so unique. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$43
per adult

Sea Safari Eco-Tour
Feel the wind rush past on a wildlife-viewing tour of British Columbia's rugged coast in a high-speed inflatable boat. Experienced guides lead this 2-hour adventure where you see stunning cliffs, mysterious caves, playful harbor seals, and the Vancouver skyline from... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours

Free cancellation

$71
per adult

Sea to Sky Highway Exotic Driving Experience
Take a thrilling spin down one of the most scenic roads in the world, the Sea to Sky Highway. Behind the wheel of 4 unique supercars including a Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari F430 Spider, Audi R8, and Nissan GT-R, you cruise... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$405
per adult

Shared Coach: Downtown Vancouver - Tulalip Casino / Seattle Premium Outlets
Enjoy convenient shared coach transportation between select Vancouver locations and the Tulalip Casino and the Seattle Premium Outlet Mall. The pick-up and drop-off locations are: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

4 hours 10 minutes

$43
per adult

Shared Coach: Downtown Vancouver - Victoria
Enjoy convenient shared transportation between downtown Vancouver's bus terminal hotel and the downtown Victoria Depot Station. Along the way, enjoy a 90-minute sail aboard a B. C. ferry. The Victoria Depot Station is centrally located and within walking distance of... Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

3 hours 35 minutes

$57
per adult

Shared Coach: Downtown Vancouver - Whistler via Express Coach
Enjoy convenient shared transportation between your downtown Vancouver and Whistler hotels aboard a coach bus. For transfers to and from Downtown Victoria, the area to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

2 hours 15 minutes

Free cancellation

$45
per adult

Shared Coach: Vancouver Airport (YVR) – Victoria
Enjoy convenient shared transportation between Vancouver International Airport and the downtown Victoria Depot Station in the comfort of a coach bus. Along the way, enjoy a 90-minute sail aboard a B. C. ferry. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

3 hours 40 minutes

$57
per adult

Sky Pilot Exotic Driving & Flying Experience
Experience the spectacular Sea to Sky corridor from many different altitudes on a tour that revolves around the stunning Sky Pilot Mountain. Drive 4 exotic supercars along the winding road next to the picturesque Howe Sound. Then aboard a small... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$733
per adult

Smartphone-Guided City Scavenger Hunt
Embark on an interactive tour of Vancouver, exploring the city while following clues and completing unique challenges. See landmarks and historical sites, including the Vancouver Public Library, Victory Square, and Chinatown while you solve clues that lead you on a... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$38
per adult

SpaFinder Gift Card
Pamper yourself with a facial, sweat it out in hot yoga, or ease into a state of calm with a soothing massage—however you find your bliss, the Spafinder gift card can get you there. With more than 20,000 participating wellness... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

1 hour

$39
per adult

Spend the Day in Victoria - Seaplane Tour
Take a spectacular flight over the Gulf Islands to the charming city of Victoria. Visit the famous Butchart Gardens and explore the city at your own leisure. Travel back by seaplane with an afternoon flight of your choice. Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 20 minutes

Free cancellation

$335
per adult

Stanley Park Bicycle Tour
Located in downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park is easy to access and offers incredible glimpses of the shimmering city skyline. This easy-going bike tour includes a perfect mixture of both trail riding and seawall cruising, allowing you to explore the dense... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$48
per adult

UBC Botanical Gardens Segway Tour
Hop on a nimble Segway to glide, zip, and zoom down pathways bordered by exotic Asian flower beds, native groves of towering evergreens, and medicinal gardens that reference centuries-old practices. This thrilling adventure through the UBC Botanical Gardens lets you... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

$69
per adult

Vancouver Aquarium
Immerse yourself in the magnificent marine world of the Vancouver Aquarium. Come face-to-face with splashy belugas, playful dolphins, and adorable sea lions at this 91,480 square-foot (8,498-sq m) facility. Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks, Attractions

2 hours

Free cancellation

$23
per adult

Vancouver Art Gallery
Add color to your trip to Vancouver and visit Canada's 5th-largest art gallery. See the many works of Emily Carr housed in the gallery’s permanent collection, as well as recently acquired pieces and touring exhibitions that are on display for... Read More

Categories: Attractions

7 hours

Free cancellation

$18
per adult

Vancouver Distillery Tour
Discover some of Vancouver’s most beloved local distilleries on this tailored tour led by an expert guide. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the unique processes behind your favorite handcrafted spirits and sample a wide range of products from crisp vodka... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per adult

Vancouver Harbor Tour
Cruise up Vancouver's inner harbor on a narrated journey and experience the city from a different point of view aboard a charming paddle-wheeled vessel. Pass by some of the most popular local landmarks, including famous Stanley Park, the busy cruise-ship... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$29
per adult

Vancouver Lookout Observation Deck
Get a bird's-eye view of the Vancouver cityscape as well as the sprawling natural landscape from a panoramic observation deck. You feel like you can reach out and touch the Pacific Ocean, the historic site of Gastown, and the majestic... Read More

Categories: Attractions

3 hours

Free cancellation

$13
per adult

Vibrant Strathcona Photo Walk
Explore one of Vancouver's most charming neighborhoods on this walking photography tour of Strathcona. Sandwiched between Chinatown, Gastown, and the old rail yards, this colorful and historic area is the perfect setting as you discuss technique and composition with your... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

$77
per adult

Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour
Cruise between islands crowned with thick forests, snap photos of gorgeous Chateau-style architecture, and explore one of the world’s most stunning landscapes. Your tour of Victoria and Butchart Gardens showcases Vancouver Island’s elegant cities and rich natural beauty. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

Free cancellation

$156
per adult

Victoria City Tour & Butchart Gardens Visit
View the spectacular British Columbia coastline by land and ship. The colorful and impeccably maintained Butchart Gardens is your first stop en route to the city of Victoria for leisure time. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

13 hours

Free cancellation

$155
per adult

Virtual Flying Experience
Buckle your seatbelt and take to the skies on this exhilarating, virtual flight experience. Journey from coast to coast, getting up close to Canada's spectacular scenery and natural wonders. Special 4-D effects and state-of-the-art technology bring the sensation of flying... Read More

Categories: Attractions

30 minutes

$18
per adult

Waterfront Sightseeing Adventure
Board an open-air, zodiac-style boat for a thrilling 1-hour tour around Vancouver’s Coal Harbor. Traveling up to 35 miles (55 km) an hour, you’ll get incredible views of the beautiful city as you cruise by the Financial District, Stanley Park,... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$34
per adult

Whale-Watching & Marine Wildlife Tour
Discover majestic whales and other marine wildlife such as porpoises, sea lions, seals, and bald eagles aboard a custom Zodiac boat. While in their natural habitat, you observe their travel patterns and hear them as they communicate beneath the waves.... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$108
per adult

Whistler & Shannon Falls Excursion
Leave the city behind and experience the natural wonders surrounding Vancouver and Whistler. This all-day excursion takes you from the scenic coastline of Howe Sound to the lush forested mountain peaks, for a good look at the amazing landscapes of... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$109
per adult

Whistler Adventure Tour with Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Admission
On your full-day excursion, drive along the Sea to Sky Highway, the road to the 2010 Olympic Games, and pass 7,000-foot (2,134-m) mountains as well as Shannon Falls, the third highest waterfall in BC. Visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$108
per adult

Whistler Village Express Day Trip from Vancouver
Go from sea to sky in just one day. This full-day excursion transports you from chic Vancouver to North Americas top-rated ski resort area—Whistler Village—via the Sea-to-Sky Corridor known for its scenic views at every turn. Explore your way, on... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

14 hours

Free cancellation

$86
per adult

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