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Vancouver, British Columbia

Set between the sea and snow-capped mountains, Vancouver is a stylish multicultural metropolis. Explore its different neighbourhoods, including historic Gastown, visit city parks and beaches, and dine at acclaimed restaurants.

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Vancouver, British Columbia

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Get close to nature in Stanley Park, a lush rainforest in the heart of the city. Here you will find the incredible Vancouver Aquarium. Canada's largest aquarium and home to more than 70,000 animals.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Explore Gastown, Vancouver's most historic neighbourhood, considered to be the birthplace of the city.
  • Shop, dine or enjoy a live theatre performance on Granville Island.
  • Take a stroll across Capilano Suspension Bridge, stretching 137 m (450 ft) across and 70 m (230 ft) above Capilano River.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Vancouver is home to Canada's largest Chinatown. Here you will find speciality shops selling exotic foods, teas and herbs. While in Chinatown, sample the Peking duck or enjoy authentic dim sum.

Local Currency

In Canada, the Canadian dollar (CAD) is the official currency. Credit cards are widely accepted and often offer a good exchange rate. In all of Canada, a 5% Goods & Services Tax (GST) must be paid on all transport, accommodation, restaurant meals and just about anything else you purchase, right down to a pack of chewing gum. The province of British Columbia also charges a 7% Provincial Sales Tax (PST) on goods.

Weather in Vancouver, British Columbia


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 46° 7.78°
Average Low 38° 3.33°
Mean Temperature 37° 2.78°
Record High N/A N/A
Record Low N/A N/A
Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 8.22 in 20.88 cm