Experience what life has to offer as you study in the 3rd most livable city in the world

So why Vancouver? How about a safe and vibrant city, with mild winters and warm summers? Where you can ski in the morning and enjoy ice cream on the beach in the afternoon – all in one day. Or how about a thriving downtown area filled with abundant shopping and nightlife? From amazing outdoor activities to unbeatable indoor fun, you’ll experience life to the fullest here. Here are just some of Vancouver’s countless highlights that await you.



Dive into the historic heart of downtown Vancouver. Walk the cobbled streets and enjoy great nightlife, restaurants and galleries.

Stanley Park

Walk amongst majestic cedar, fir and hemlock trees. There’s 1000 acres in all. Top it off with the Vancouver Aquarium, an art event or a cycle along the seawall.

English Bay

Visit a vibrant neighborhood for good eats and cocktails. Then let nature take your breath away with a spectacular sunset over English Bay.


Granville Island

Get a dose of a vibrant market with artisan studios, theatre, restaurants and local produce.

Richmond Night Market

Wander through interesting markets for endless stalls, foods and art in Vancouver’s largest Chinese community.

Commercial Drive

See the world on one street. From modern to Edwardian houses, Brazilian cafes, chic boutiques, Portuguese bakeries and more, there’s always something for the senses.


Conquer North Shore Mountains

Ski, snowboard and hike to your heart’s content at the Grouse, Seymour and Cypress mountains.

Explore Deep Cove

Get into the highly popular activity of ocean kayaking. Paddle up Indian Arm for a day of adventure along a picturesque fjord.

Camp At the Lower Mainland

Test your mettle in the province’s most beautiful parks, home to amazing campgrounds. Experience life in an RV for something different!


Run in a Half Marathon

From the people behind Lululemon comes the SeaWheeze Half Marathon: a whole weekend of yoga, brunch and the run, culminating in the Sunset Festival party at Stanley Park.

Zipline in Whistler

Challenge your friends to a bit of ziplining over the scenie Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains. Soar above forests, creeks and wildlife for an activity unlike any other.

Crossing Lynn Canyon

Master your fear by crossing a hair-raising suspension bridge in Lynn Canyon Park. Complete your day with hiking trails, swimming holes and breathtaking waterfalls.