Outdoor Activities in Vancouver

Outdoor activities in Vancouver are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Vancouver comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Vancouver and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Vancouver has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Vancouver.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Vancouver:

  1. #1 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 7173 itineraries
    Stanley Park

    Tags: Park, Play Ground, Aquarium, Walking Area

    Address: Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Vancouver already has a very rich natural beauty, beautiful green trees, the gorgeous coast and everything in between. What make it better are these beautiful free parks that have been set up by the c...Read more

  2. #2 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 6696 itineraries
    Capilano Suspension Bridge

    Tags: View Point, Bridge, Architecture

    Address: 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4J1, Canada

    Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Capilano Suspension Bridge in two words is – Simply Stunning! So it doesn’t come as a surprise that it is one of the most popular places that tourists visit in Vancouver. The place is prac...Read more

  3. #3 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 3209 itineraries
    Seawall In Vancouver

    Tags: Waterfront, View Point, Walking Area, Picnic Spot

    Address: Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Vancouver Seawall was created to prevent the sea from encroaching on to the cliffs that surround Stanley Park in Vancouver. It is indeed a unique attraction. Although the purpose of the pathway cr...Read more

  4. #4 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 5981 itineraries
    Granville Island

    Tags: Island, Restaurant, Theatre, Market

    Address: 1689 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Granville Island isn’t exactly an island. It is more of a Peninsula that is also one of the most popular shopping districts in the city of Vancouver. It is quite easily accessible by land as wel...Read more

  5. #5 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 5955 itineraries
    Grouse Mountain

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9, Canada ‎

    Timings: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The North Shore Mountains in Vancouver are a range of beautiful green mountains that are worth visiting near the city. Grouse Mountain is perhaps the most popular and easy to visit amongst them. The M...Read more

  6. #6 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 5294 itineraries
    Museum Of Anthropology

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: 6393 NW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Museum of Anthropology, in the University of British Columbia is sure to be a treat for both art and history lovers. The world’s art and culture finds a wonderful homage through this museum....Read more

  7. #7 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 5563 itineraries
    Vancouver Aquarium

    Tags: Aquarium, Entertainment

    Address: 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    If you are travelling with kids make sure to take the little ones to this awesome attraction in Stanley Park. The Vancouver Aquarium is a research center, a tourist attraction and in general a great p...Read more

  8. #8 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 4492 itineraries
    Queen Elizabeth Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Park, Picnic Spot

    Address: 4600 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Y 2M9, Canada ‎

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Vancouver has the most amazing Public Parks. They are an amalgamation of the Natural Beauty of the Park with the way it has been preserved makes it a refreshing site for weary travelers in Vancouver. ...Read more

  9. #9 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 1760 itineraries
    Downtown Vancouver

    Tags: Outdoors, Streets

    Address: Downtown, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    A bustling shopping district with plenty of places to hang out, eateries to try delicious food and art galleries and modern venue that host events, the Vancouver downtown explodes with life all year r...Read more

  10. #10 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 1264 itineraries
    Vandusen Botanical Garden

    Tags: Botanical Garden, Walking Area

    Address: 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    The VanDusen Botanical Garden is spread across 55 acres and is home to plants from all over the world. The gardens are built on the grounds of a former golf course and have ponds, totem poles and beau...Read more

  11. #11 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 1443 itineraries
    The Aquabus

    Tags: Ferry

    Address: 230 – 1333 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada

    Timings: 06:30 am - 09:30 pm Details

    The Aquabus is a privately owned ferry operator that is preferred by tourists to explore the inlet and creek area that surround the city. Take a ride after sunset to see the distant view of the shore ...Read more

  12. #12 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 1454 itineraries
    Granville Island Public Market

    Tags: Market

    Address: 1669 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9, Canada

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    From selling fresh seafood, to veggies, fruits and even locally made snacks, the Granville Island Public Market is perfect to drop by for a mid-day snack or simply to buy fresh produce. The Cheese sta...Read more

  13. #13 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 1324 itineraries
    Vancouver Public Library

    Tags: Library

    Address: 350 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Proudly known to be the third largest Library in Canada, the Vancouver Public Library has a figure of 9.5 million items being borrowed annually. Choose from Books, CDs, DVDs, magazines or go through g...Read more

  14. #14 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 1422 itineraries
    False Creek

    Tags: Outdoors, Pier, Ferry

    Address: False Creek, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    False Creek is an inlet in Vancouver and separates the downtown from the rest of the city. The creek’s history dates back 10,000 years with human beings settling here during the melting of the S...Read more

  15. #15 of 327 Outdoors Activities in Vancouver
    - Used in 4833 itineraries
    Spanish Banks

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Walking Area, Water Sport

    Address: 4801 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1E2, Canada

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Spanish Banks is a lovely Beach Area in Vancouver. It is something like a group of several beaches coupled together. Although they are in one long straight line they are divided into three or four...Read more