Vancouver is ranked as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, offering the ideal spot to start or end a cruise. Nestled among the west coast mountains and stunning rugged coastline, visitors come from far and wide to enjoy the city’s spectacular setting, cosmopolitan flavour, diversity of attractions, and fabulous international cuisine. Chosen as the host city for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver is a one-of-a-kind destination that should not be missed.
The best resource for visitors to Vancouver is Tourism Vancouver. Visit Tourism Vancouver in person (across the street from the Canada Place cruise terminal) or online to discover where to stay, what to do, where to dine and the best way to get around while visiting Vancouver.
Tourism Vancouver can also provide information on live theatre, entertainment, festivals, attractions, and activities and can assist you in buying tickets.
With close proximity to so many world-renowned destinations, Vancouver also serves as an ideal home base for trips throughout British Columbia.
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Activities and attractions
With cruise season running from May to October, it is an ideal time to visit Vancouver with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the city’s attractions both indoors and out. Passengers can take in the wide-open spaces, parks and gardens, sightseeing, hiking, arts and culture, international cuisine, shopping, and outdoor sports like ocean kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, river rafting and golf.
Premier Vancouver attractions and destinations
FlyOver Canada at Canada Place
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Museum of Vancouver
Vancouver Art Gallery
Select popular British Columbia locations and activities
Whistler Blackcomb Mountain and Resort
The Rocky Mountains
The historic city of Victoria
Surfing in Tofino
Winery tours in the sunny Okanagan Valley
The Sunshine Coast and the Gulf Islands
Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish
Gallery of Vancouver and the Canada Place cruise terminal