There is so much to see and do in Vancouver that it can be difficult to decide which activities are on the “must-do” list. We’ve compiled the top 10 activities from TripAdvisor in one convenient list so that you can pack as much adventure into your trip as possible.
1. Vancouver Seaplane Tour
There’s no better way to experience the beauty of the city than with a seaplane tour of Vancouver. You can get a bird’s-eye view of the city’s main attractions and snap gorgeous photos.
2. Hop-on Hop-off CitySights Tour
Sightseeing is much more fun when you can let someone else navigate. The Hop-on Hop-off tour of the city allows you to explore it at your own pace via an open-top double-decker bus.
3. Whale Watching Excursion
Cruise from Victoria to Vancouver with the chance to see whales and other beautiful marine animals. As you sail, you’ll learn about local history and geology as well.
4. Gastronomic Gastown Walking Tour
Historic Gastown is famous for its gourmet dining. This tour includes four Canadian food tastings paired with local brews, and participants get extra recommendations and discount coupons from the tour guide at the conclusion.
5. Whistler Day Trip
A luxury coach will pick you up and take you to Whistler for an unstructured day of exploration and activities. Admission to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center is included with booking.
6. Sea-to-Sky Exotic Driving Experience
This experience lets you cruise the Sea-to-Sky Highways in four different exotic cars led by a veteran guide. You can stop along the route for pictures and drink in the stunning scenery.
7. Vancouver Lookout
The observation deck perched atop the Harbour Center offers a panoramic view of Vancouver’s main attractions as well as the natural beauty that surrounds the city.
8. Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise
This 2.5-hour cruise features live music, beautiful sights and a delicious buffet to enjoy alone or with friends.
9. Full-day Coach Tour
This seven-hour excursion takes you through several of Vancouver’s most prominent sights and grants admission to the Capilano Suspension Bridge. You also gain access to the Vancouver Lookout to watch ferries from Victoria to Vancouver cross the harbor.
Plan Your Next Great Adventure
These activities are highly recommended, so add a few to your itinerary, and get exploring.