Nature & parks in Vancouver

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Nature & Parks in Vancouver

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  • Jenny M
    Vancouver Island, Canada2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    a lot of things to do there. i took a lot of pictures and the view of the Ocean so beautiful. i only been there just a couple hours. better go for whole day.
    Written February 27, 2024
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  • Brian S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great spot for arts, entertainment and a wide variety of cuisine. Highly recommend a visit to this tourist destination!
    Written February 24, 2024
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  • Jen W
    Fenton, MI172 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The aquarium was easy to find, very clean and well organized. There was a well rounded variety of exhibits/animals, but I expected more from Canada’s “largest” aquarium. There was staff outside with lots of cool information about the seals and otters. He was very engaging and fun for the children.
    Written February 22, 2024
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  • JBRetired
    Apple Valley, CA473 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Christmas lights over 1 million lights. The lake with the lights and music is excellent. Many paved walkways with lights.
    A lot of different variations
    Written December 30, 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia45,371 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Vancouver Seawall is a wall built around the waters of Vancouver to prevent erosion. We followed the wall by walking around Stanley Park. It is a calming way to get fit and enjoy the beautiful natural wonders of the area.
    Written December 17, 2023
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  • Stewarts Vacation
    1,035 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A beautiful area to experience nature in the middle of urban Vancouver. Its elevated location on the top of Little Mountain affords panoramic views over the suburbs and across to the mountains. Lawns and benches provide plenty of seating for a rest or a picnic. There are numerous points of interest within the park - Bloedel Conservatory, quarry garden, rose garden, Photo Session (a bronze figurative sculpture of a man photographing three people), clock, Love in the Rain love locks, duck pond, various sculptures and the Dancing Waters Fountain. Unfortunately there was no cafe, only Seasons in the Park - an upmarket restaurant who told us rather aloofly that they do not serve coffees. I'd suggest bringing your own refreshments. Washrooms were available in two locations. The gardens were easy to reach via the Canada Line train to King Edward Station. From there it was about a 10 minute walk (700m) to the Park.
    Written January 2, 2024
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  • winelover206
    Seattle, WA7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I am amazed this is #17 on things to do in Vancouver because this beach/area is beyond fabulous! This is one of the top things we like to do when visiting Vancouver. Going during nice weather is best would go anytime of year. Parking is a complete nightmare, however, so take public transit if at all possible or an Uber. Great restaurants in the area. Go for a nice, scenic walk then enjoy a nice meal overlooking the water. You won't regret it.
    Written February 15, 2024
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  • bill g
    Northumberland, UK159 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I enjoyed my visit to the Conservatory. It was $5.50 and really worth twice the admission charge. It consists of a tropical garden/jungle with various species of birds from warmer and more humid climes. It was interesting and educational and suitable for both young and old. It is accessible, however it is possible that those with breathing conditions may find the humidity oppressive.
    Written November 2, 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia45,371 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    False Creek is a wonderful water highway through which to travel and see so much of Vancouver. Getting on a ferry or aquabus is a great way to travel and see many of the wonders on offer.
    Written January 1, 2024
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  • ayalasibanda
    Greater London, UK414 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stopped here on an overcast dry day. Sand was warm, the sea was not freezing. Kids went in for 30 mins. Shame about the oil tankers all over the horizon..
    Written August 31, 2023
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  • Jen W
    Fenton, MI172 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    As other travelers have noted, the garden has seen better days. For this reason we opted for the private tea ceremony.

    Veronica, our tea artist, was lovely and knowledgeable. She obviously loves everything about tea and her enthusiasm was contagious. We tried three different teas and talked about different tea rituals. I was expecting an actual ceremony, but the relaxed nature was still very nice.

    We quickly walked the garden afterwards. Sadly, not much to see. We had driven through the neighborhood the day before, and seen all the homeless people. We were assured the neighborhood was safe, but it was still sad to see. It was raining so we opted for an Uber.
    Written February 22, 2024
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  • Paint S
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing Autumn colours.Lots of photos taken but only one fits limit amount of alowed pixells.Spring and Autumn is the best time to walk in this garden
    Written October 10, 2023
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  • Reggie
    Regina, Canada946 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Love walking along this area. So beautiful every direction one looks. So much to see in this lovely part of the city. The steps are a great place to do a cardio workout while looking out to the ocean.
    Written December 4, 2022
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  • ayalasibanda
    Greater London, UK414 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We cycled here, and it was lovely! It was great fun, really peaceful too. Soft sand. Soothing waves. Lots of logs to sit on too
    Written August 31, 2023
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  • Niklas
    Munich, Germany3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great lookout! Parking Lot is also very close by. You Can have a nice little walk along the Beach while enjoying the view on the skyline and mountains
    Written February 19, 2023
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