Things to do in British Columbia with kids

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Vancouver
Younger kids can enjoy over 11 gentle family rides including classic like merry go round, super slide and Honeybee Express. Older and braver types are spoilt for choice with 18 thrill seekers rides of all types with varying height restrictions posted...
Nanaimo
We definitely know how to please all ages. The facility is open year-round & we offer everything from the toddler friendly Tube 'N' Tunnel, to the adrenaline pumping Quad Lessons.
Osoyoos
Amusement park featuring an 18-hole mini golf, Go Karts (gas powered), bumper boats, Tumble Whirl, Tornado, rock climbing wall, bungee tree, tattoo parlour & ice cream parlour, gift store, arcade, concession stand & more.
Revelstoke
Discover over 350 handcrafted folk figurines of friendly and familiar characters hidden in the forest, plus Wildland Interpretive Nature Walk with elevated view points, and a self guided row boat tour through the wetlands.
Victoria
Fun for all the family including batting cages, go karts, mini golf, RV Park, Mr.Tubbs Ice Cream Parlour and family fun zone and lots more.
Abbotsford
Year-round excitement awaits kids of all ages at Castle Fun Park! Offering three themed mini-golf courses (Coral Sea, Jungle and Outdoor), an exhilarating go-kart track, indoor batting cages, bumper cars, over 200 arcade and skill games and much more...
Tsawwassen
Featuring intermediate and advanced body slides, plus huge ramp slide and several kiddie slides, plus 320 ft of lazy river tubing ride with splash down ending. Greater Vancouver's Only Waterslide Park!
Surrey
Indoor swimming with wave pool, 63m water slide, Pirates' Water Fortress interactive wet play zone.
Vernon
Located 5 km north of Vernon in beautiful British Columbia, this popular vacation activity provides hours of sun and water fun for all ages!
Richmond
A complete aquatic and fitness experience under one roof, including: 57 metre competition pool, 1 and 3 metre spring boards, 5 metre tower, wave pool with interactive water play structure, waterslides, steam room, sauna, and whirlpools.
Vancouver
Only 20 mins from downtown Vancouver, this waterfront property is an oasis for all travellers. Cycle or take a leisurely stroll on 20 km of riverside trails that connect to the hotel.
Osoyoos
One of the best places to be on those hot sunny summer days that Osoyoos is so famous for! We offer our guests grassy tent sites, shaded RV sites , all at very reasonable rates.
Cultus Lake
Whether you are on vacation or just taking a much needed break, watersliding is a great recreational activity. We are a family oriented park and provide our guests with rides for all ages. And for you thrill seekers, we have some of the most extreme ...
Aldergrove
We have many attractions including an educational dairy tour, hayrides, a fall pumpkin festival, apples from our orchard, and Christmas trees too! Check individual attractions for opening dates, times, booking procedures, etc.
North Vancouver
Capilano Salmon Hatchery was built below Cleveland Dam in order to rear and release the diminishing stock of both Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout. The hatchery is an ideal environment for visitors to learn about the lifecycle of salmon.
Aldergrove
The Greater Vancouver Zoo is dedicated to preserving and protecting endangered species, and creating an educational environment that inspires appreciation and concern about wildlife and wild places, while providing a pleasant recreational setting for...
Surrey
The Historic Stewart Farm is located in Elgin Heritage Park in South Surrey, BC. This picturesque site interprets the time period 1890-1920. Features include a furnished farmhouse, pole barn with agricultural tools and machinery, boathouse, threshin...
Surrey
Honeybee Centre is dedicated to bringing the benefits of the honeybee to people everywhere through our Beekeeping Services, our Country Store, our Visitor and Learning Centre, and our New On-Line Store.
Pitt Meadows
At Honeyland we offer interactive and educational, private and public bee tours where kids and grown-ups will discover the marvelous world of honeybees and modern bee-keeping. The breathtaking view of the surrounding fields is a picture perfect way t...
Richmond
London Heritage Farm is a 4.06 acre historical site that overlooks the south arm of the Fraser River. The site offers a 1880's farmhouse in a park-like setting with lovely heritage and herb gardens, the restored Spragg family barn, old farming equipm...
New Westminster
The Petting Farm is a place of excitement and adventure for visitors of all ages. Learn about animals and the important roles they have in our world. The farm provides summer accommodation for just about every barn yard animal you can imagine..
Surrey
The extensive freshwater marshes, and the small tidal brackish water marsh are important to wildlife populations, including birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish and insects. The wildlife and habitats of SWA can be experienced via the many kilom...
Delta
We would be delighted for you to visit OWL and have a guided tour of our permanent birds. The Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society is a non-profit organization whose volunteers are dedicated to public education and the rehabilitation and release ...
Langley
Thunderbird Show Park holds Seven Major Hunter & Jumper show tournaments a year and hosts a variety of different equestrian events and shows. We welcome any type of event so please contact us for availability of buildings and dates.
Vancouver
The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a self-supporting, non-profit association dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research, and direct action. Visit us today!
Brentwood Bay
Where else can you have tropical butterflies land on you and see flamingos, geckos, tortoises and so many other great creatures big and small? Look no more, it is all waiting for you at Victoria Butterfly Gardens.
Victoria
Visit the amazing Pacific Undersea Gardens and GO DEEP in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. See the Live Dive Show in our exclusive Undersea Theatre on the bottom of the sea!
Victoria
Eagle Wing Tours is a locally owned and family operated marine adventure eco-tourism company. Based in our floating sales office and interpretive centre at the historic Fisherman's Wharf in the inner harbour, Eagle Wing offers a premium experience fo...
Kamloops
Be prepared for a major expedition in experiencing indigenous wildlife of Super Natural British Columbia, where there is more species diversity than any other province in Canada! The Park features over 65 species of wildlife spread out over 50 hectar...
Prince George
Noahs Ark Adventureland is a running farm that provides fun and entertainment for the whole family. We offer hay rides, sleigh rides, birthday parties and pony rides. We have a petting zoo, play in the hay, playground, ball tent, gift shop, photo sho...
New Westminster
The Bug Lab is an educational company that offers mail-order sales for educational and teaching products related to arthropods, entomology and nature.
Victoria
Our Farm is located within beautiful Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, B.C. We take pride in being able to bring the farm animal experience into the city where some children may never see such animals up close in real life. Our hands on approach teaches ...
Sidney
The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre showcases the extraordinary marine life in the waters surrounding the Gulf Islands. From plankton to Puget Sound King crabs, wolf eels to giant Pacific octopus, the vast aquatic exhibits fascinate visitors of all ages.
Ucluelet
We provide a stimulating ”hands on“ learning environment. Visitors can take comfort in knowing that the well being of our display specimens is a primary concern.
Vancouver
Dive into another world at the Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park, home to over 70,000 fascinating creatures. Come face to face with curious beluga whales, discover marine mammals from the Pacific Northwest including acrobatic dolphins, sea otters an...
Qualicum Beach
offering lush orchid and tropical gardens to explore, walk through tropical bird aviaries and ponds full of life to explore, plus the big bug jungle lab educates and entertains.
Langley
Mountain View Conservation and Breeding Centre Society is a dedicated Canadian non-profit society, whose mission is to save our Canadian wildlife from extinction by operating 'breeding and return' conservation programs for these very rare & endangere...
Surrey
Visit the Bees & Bugs Lab at Honeybee Centre! Meet live insects, learn about their habitat, discover what they eat and where they live in the wild. See LIVE bees and watch a live beekeeping demonstration on Sat & Sun, May - September, weather permitt...
North Vancouver
- a wonderful collection of over 200 domestic and friendly farm animals and birds.
Maple Ridge
Amongst the tall timbers, fern laden forest floor and gently flowing creek waters, come spend an hour, half the day or a full day in the company of Raptors in this, a very tranquil setting!
Vancouver
Everyone loves Big Bus. Its incredible to see Vancouver from our vintage double-deckers and retro convertible open-air buses.
Haida Gwaii
All-inclusive discovery tours of Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands. Tours are land based & focus on the unique natural, cultural & settlement histories of the Islands.
Vancouver
Join us for a unique Vancouver experience offering unparalleled panoramic views of the city skyline, the surrounding Coastal Mountain range & many of the area's most famous landmarks.
Surrey
In British Columbia, our tours include historic Barkerville, the Kettle Valley Railroad, Princess Louisa, the Sunshine Coast, the Shuswap area, Stewart and Hyder, the Okanagan area, winery tours and more.
Parksville
Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours has provided small-group nature eco-tours to Cathedral Grove, Tofino and Mount Arrowsmith. Coastal scenery and natural and human history are featured on these fully narrated exciting and inspiring day trip nature to...
Vancouver
Discover Vancouver Island on one of our unique scenic tours.
New Westminster
Imagine cruising on the mighty Fraser River on an authentic paddlewheeler as you take in spectacular scenery and wildlife so close you feel you could touch them. Don’t forget your camera.
Valemount
Located minutes from Mt. Robson Provincial Park we offer year-round spectacular sightseeing tours. World famous Berg Lake is just a short flight away offering day hikers and campers alike the opportunity to fly into Robson Pass and hike out at their ...
Prince Rupert
Seashore Charters is proud to offer guests cultural & natural discovery excursions. Trained Tsimshian (the local First Nations) guides lead the majority of the tours. Experience the First Nations culture at historic Pike Island or while paddling our ...
Vancouver
Step aboard our old-fashioned carriages and meander in comfort through the natural beauty of Stanley Park, Vancouver's most popular attraction. Tours are 1-hour long and fully narrated.

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Fun places to visit in British Columbia with kids

British Columbia is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of British Columbia's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in British Columbia with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

British Columbia

There are so many fun places to go with kids in British Columbia - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in BC