Kids Fun in Nanaimo

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Vancouver
It offers a fun learning experience for kids, adults and the entire family - theres something for everyone. Rain or shine, catch live shows at GroundStation Canada, check the space exhibits, video games and the Observatory, or sit back and enjoy a Pl...
North Vancouver
Relax and enjoy Vancouvers best view from the North Shores waterfront market and shops! With over 90 specialty shops and services, Lonsdale Quay Market and Shops is the premier destination at the gateway to the North Shore.
Bricks 4 Kidz
(84 KM)
Coquitlam
Bricks 4 Kidz® Robotics programs is a fun indooor environment where kids imaginations come alive along with our builds. There is nothing more exciting than watching your kids eyes light up when they complete their build and attach the Lego(r) motor...
Langley
Krause Berry Farms is the family farm for family fun! Come and pick fresh berries right from our fields and when you come to the Market to pay for them, pick up some freshly made farm fudge, pies, shortcakes or even more berries! The kids will love...
Abbotsford
Taves Family Farms, where everyone is invited to experience... A Taste of the Country.
Cultus Lake
is Adventure Golf beautifully set out as an abandoned but recently rediscovered mountain lumber camp. Kids big and small, young and old, will love to make their way through this winding, superbly themed course.
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.
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...
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.
Castle Fun Park
(126 KM)
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...
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.
Splashdown Park
(63 KM)
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.
Watermania
(80 KM)
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.
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 ...
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.
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...
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!
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...
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.
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 ...
Maplewood Farm
(69 KM)
North Vancouver
- a wonderful collection of over 200 domestic and friendly farm animals and birds.
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.
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.
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.
Honeybee Centre
(89 KM)
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.
Honeybee Centre
(89 KM)
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...
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...
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...
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
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 ...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
Cowichan Bay
Are you ready for awe-inspiring whale watching memories from Vancouver Island? Ocean EcoVentures quality whale watching excursions depart daily from the seaside village of Cowichan Bay.
Richmond
Whether you want to land on a 10,000 year old glacier, hit biodegradable golf balls off a mountain peak, charter a direct flight from Whistler to Victoria, Blackcomb Aviation provides a one stop shop of aviation services that include both transportat...
Vancouver
False Creek ferries is the original ferry service.The fleet consists of ten vessels, including four 20-passenger diesel powered super­mini?ferries, and routes extend from the Maritime Museum in Kitsilano to Science World and the Main Street Skytrain...
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.
Vancouver
Discover Vancouver Island on one of our unique scenic tours.
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.
Vancouver
Experience Vancouver from a new point of view with a breathtaking seaplane adventure. Enjoy a 20 min Vancouver Panorama flight featuring spectacular aerial views of the city and surrounding mountains.
Vancouver
At approximately 167 m above sea level, the Vancouver Lookout is an excellent first stop for all visitors. Enjoy the spectacular 360º view of the city, North Shore Mountains and one of Canadas largest ports.
Vancouver
Everyone loves Big Bus. Its incredible to see Vancouver from our vintage double-deckers and retro convertible open-air buses.
Vancouver
Hop on & hop off our replica San Francisco-style Trolleys to enjoy the best of Vancouver. This live commentated, 29-stop sightseeing tour is your transportation link to Vancouvers major attractions, parks, gardens, shopping and restaurants, or to sim...
Vancouver
Vancouver Urban Adventures provides hands-on, experiential guided Vancouver sightseeing tours exploring the citys hidden secrets.
Burnaby
Narrated sightseeing tours in 12-24 passenger vans. See Vancouver, Victoria, Butchart Gardens, Whistler, wine tours, Olympic venues and for small groups (min 4), Harrison Hot Springs, Hells Gate/Fraser River.
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.

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Fun places to visit in Nanaimo 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!

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