Vancouver Holidays – Ten ‘Must Do’s’ For Every Visitor

Vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. When visiting this city there are so many things to do, many people become overwhelmed with what’s on offer and miss the best bits of the city. This article will provide you with the top ten things to do whilst visiting Vancouver making your experience more magical.

Vancouver Art Gallery

This art gallery offers every type of art you want to see, harbouring over 10,000 pieces of art and culture. This ranges from contemporary projects to classic works. Every year the Vancouver art gallery offers three guest exhibits along with 12 of its own in-house masterpieces.

Skiing and Snowboarding

When in Vancouver a visit to the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb will not fail to disappoint. The Whistler Blackcomb is home to over 200 trials, 16 alpine bowls and 3 glaciers where skiers and snowboarders spend many hours of the day.

Private Boat Rental

Renting a boat at Sewell’s Marina to bask in the sun, go fishing or spot wildlife is a must for any family or individual looking to step up their holiday to the next level. For relatively cheap prices you can hire these 17 ft boats to help you kick back and relax.

Alfresco Dining

Dining on the patios of restaurants around the Marina to take in the views will give you that ultimate breathtaking experience, this will definitely make you feel like you are ‘living the life’. Tucking into a variety of gourmet seafood dishes like seared Baynes Sound scallops, plump Kusshi oysters and slow cooked sturgeon with salmon caviar will really get them taste buds working out.

Enjoy a Cruise Whilst visiting Vancouver you can easily experience a cruise from the Port of Vancouver to many cities along the Alaskan coastline. Onboard the cruise liner there are many amenities and accommodation complexes so you can really relax and enjoy the experience

Helicopter Tour

If you want to see a bird’s eye view of Vancouver passing over natural and urban landscapes then a helicopter journey is for you. Many iconic landmarks to see are Grouse Mountain, the Lions peaks, English Bay, Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver.

Whale Watching

This experience is a must for anyone wanting to experience this opportunity of a lifetime experience. During this 5 hour experience you be able to watch Orca and Killer Whales migrating and feeding on spawning salmon in the open water as well as sea lions, seals and eagles.

City Shopping

Vancouver is home to many boutiques and eateries as well as your big brand high streets. Why not take a stroll like everyone else, browse the shop windows and even stop of for a spot of lunch in one of the many upscale restaurants.


For anyone who likes golf a visit to the Fairmont Chateau Whistler golf resort will certainly not disappoint. Not only does this golf course provide luxury accommodation the amenities onsite can be used by all the families.

Hot Springs Resort

Visiting a hot springs resort in Vancouver is a must or for any individual. There are many hot springs spaced around Vancouver, some of them contain up to five natural hot springs pools. If you’re looking for a total relaxation then you need to dip into one of these soothing, mineral-rich pools.

By Laura