Widely acknowledged as one of the world’s most liveable cities, Vancouver is a great Canadian destination that deserves your undivided attention. This waterfront city is home to trendy neighbourhoods, a diverse culinary scene and an impressive skyline with a snow-capped mountain backdrop. Tailored to your interests and budget, the right tour can unlock the secrets of the city and allow you to see the best of this urban metropolis.
Don't miss these Vancouver attractions
- Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
- Harbour cruises
- Vancouver Aquarium
- Horse-drawn tours in Stanley Park
- Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Curious travellers may like to sign up for a walking tour of the city, or jump on a hop-on, hop-off bus that visits the Vancouver Aquarium, Stanley Park and the 15th-century Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden. Holiday-makers may also opt to head across to the popular Capilano Suspension Bridge for a thrilling tree top adventure.
Those who are culinary fanatics can join a tasting tour of the Granville Island Public Market or delve into the diverse food scene in Little Italy and the historic Gastown district. On the other hand, consider taking a scenic flight over the city for a bird’s eye view of the region.
Beyond the city
Vancouver is also the launch pad for many day trips and extended tours further afield. Consider venturing to Whistler to admire the scenic mountain beauty of this alpine village, and take advantage of the variety of activities including skiing, snowboarding and hiking.
Tours to the gorgeous Rocky Mountains and Lake Louise also depart Vancouver. You can escape the city and catch a glimpse of a Grizzly Bear or moose roaming in its natural habitat, trek through scenic Banff National Park, and stop to admire the enchanting Lake Louise – famous for its turquoise colouring.