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The Butchart Gardens Central Saanich
#1 of 14 things to do in Central Saanich
Phenomenal color displays and amazing water features, as well as an incredible Japanese garden are just a few of the reasons to see this family friendly attraction.
A perfect bluebird day, the whole family with three generations on board, including 6 & 7 month babies, greeted us on Vancouver Island to absorb the magnificence of Butchart Gardens.
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Stanley Park Vancouver 11.0 km away
#1 of 377 things to do in Vancouver
An aquarium, rose garden, beaches, trails, pools and kids splash park, views of English Bay, the North Shore mountains, the Lions Gate Bridge, restaurants, the Seawall walk or bike trail, you can spend a whole day...
You walk through tree shaded grassy areas, you see large swimming pools filled with active children and adults at play, you see beaches with sun bathers and surfers, you see the magnificent Pacific with Cargo ship...
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Granville Island Vancouver 8.5 km away
#2 of 377 things to do in Vancouver
It has a market, a kids market, many great places to eat and drink, an art school, a college campus, a dock, birds, gulls, an outdooor space, actors, immersed, singers, buskers, artisans, tour operators, boat shop...
Lots of wonderful summer activities,steel bands and all sorts of entertainment, Granville island also offers a great variety of activities for children and adults alike, mini brewery for Dads, children activity ho...
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Farm Ventures Roberts Creek 42.8 km away
#1 of 9 things to do in Roberts Creek
The energy and genuine enthusiasm of our guides was contagious and although our kids were a little nervous at first, before long the guides convinced the kids to feed and hold the animals - and they loved it!
Great activity for kids and families but I would recommend it to anyone visiting the Sunshine Coast who enjoys animals - have your cameras ready because you will want to use them often!
Mundy Park Coquitlam 17.8 km away
#1 of 30 things to do in Coquitlam
There is a mix of terrain, with some uphill sections, twists, turns, narrower trails, a few paved ones, and many wider ones which can accommodate families walking together.
Mundy Park is a full service outdoor recreational area with soccer fields, baseball diamonds, an outdoor pool, a lacrosse box, a great new playground for the kids and a frisbee golf course to go along with the man...
Beacon Hill Park Victoria
#4 of 202 things to do in Victoria
Putting green, rose and flower gardens, streams and ponds, water fowl and song birds, scenic vistas overlooking the Straight of Juan de Fuca for miles, totem poles, kids spray pad/zone, petting zoo (fantastic)...o...
The views of the ocean are fabulous as well as all the flowers and duck pond Beacon Hill Park is great for relaxing picnics or the playgrounds one of the best family parks in the world!
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#2 of 33 things to do in Parksville
Beautiful park....camped here when we were kids every summer and it is still just as beautiful as I remember it:) Great walking and the views are unparalleled
It is excellent for families and the beach is amazing and sand castle heaven.
Royal BC Museum Victoria
#3 of 202 things to do in Victoria
Although the layout of the museum is modernized (less grand and breathtaking entrance) it's still a fantastic kid-friendly museum with a great collection and wonderful interactive dioramas and exploration spaces.
The "Walking Among Giants" exhibition of mammoths on Loan from the Field Museum of Chicago until 12/31/16 is exceptionally informative with quizzes and games making it a blast for children (of all ages).
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#2 of 56 things to do in Tofino
Awesome family spot for surfing, body boarding, beachcombing, jogging, dog walks, sunsets and family photo ops!
Our Family rented a 3 bedroom home right on the beach with a hot tub on the deck .. Beautiful sunsets and a long stretch of beach for walks all the way to the Wickininish.. Tofino has a wonderful array of healthy,...
#1 of 33 things to do in Parksville
The playground is huge and has a vast selection of equipment that is all in excellent condition, the beach is fantastic for the kids to explore for hours on end, and there is ample parking as well as super clean m...
... quick bite, clean washrooms, lots of parking spaces, easy and free access, the beach is right in front, there's even a place for exercises and a small library!!!!! Definitely recommend especially with young kids!
The Raptors Duncan
#1 of 39 things to do in Duncan
The flight demonstration and the trainers were awesome, the Kookaburras were a favorite of the kids.
This place is a 'don't miss' for bird lovers, photographers, families with children and anyone who loves nature.
Long Beach Tofino
#6 of 56 things to do in Tofino
Standing on and walking this beach was very calming while being very uplifting - surfers galore, people walking, kids and sand castles, dogs playing with the waves, kite fliers, meditators, shell collectors, drift...
So much activity ranging from walkers, surfers, sand castles, dogs, families, camp fires, honeymoon couples just to name a few.
#1 of 28 things to do in Ucluelet
Great family friendly hike with easy accessibility to outstanding views of the ocean, cliffs, woods, lighthouse
We will be recommending this to all our friends, its one of the best designed trails with varied interpretive messages, and family friendly.
#1 of 29 things to do in Delta
Fantastic trails and viewing area to see birds of all kinds.. Family friendly easy trails.
It's fun to see families with young children enjoying a stroll, being out in nature; seeing ducks and birds and remembering to keep your eyes open for an owl in hiding or a heron fishing.
Neck Point Park Nanaimo
#1 of 90 things to do in Nanaimo
Family outing, enjoyed the NATURAL BEAUTY of Neck point park, a city park since 2009, generous donation of priceless shoreline land, created a wonderful city park for Nanaimo
I would say this is a definite plus for your walk, take your dog or kids or for the more brave, go snorkeling or diving, paddle board on the beach but DO take the walk, it is worth it!!
Town Centre Park Coquitlam 22.3 km away
#2 of 30 things to do in Coquitlam
Whether you would like to walk/run/bike/blade around the trails, play beach volleyball, let your kids enjoy the spray park or playground, do some fishing, learn about gardening, play tennis, or take part in a sport.
Beautiful park for walks, family picnics, concerts, events!
Vancouver Seawall Vancouver 11.1 km away
#5 of 377 things to do in Vancouver
Sunsets at the beaches, fish n chips at the park, kids train rides, rose gardens, beavers, eagles, sea otters, starfish, harbour seals, and a great aquarium are just a few of the attractions en route.
This park has everything; many walking, bicycle and running paths,spectacular views of the ocean all around, amazing trees, great restaurants, beaches, kids playgrounds and swimming areas... family friendly but al...
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Queen Elizabeth Park Vancouver 5.1 km away
#10 of 377 things to do in Vancouver
It has a really amazing restaurant (Seasons in the Park with spectacular views!), the Bloedel Conservatory (brilliant place to go on a rainy day with kids), the amazing formal garden in the quarry and -- rarely us...
Perfect place for a family outdoor event and make sure you bring your camera
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Sea to Sky Gondola Squamish 52.2 km away
#1 of 56 things to do in Squamish
You can just sit and eat and enjoy the views, you can get some great hikes in (very easy to strenuous levels), take some photos, relax in the hammock area, and the kids can play in the playground area.
... take the short walk back from hear.. beautiful cool easy path.. to the cobblestone viewing platform at the base of the falls.. excellent photo opts for friends and family.. completely shaded and great lighting.
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Golden Ears Provincial Park Maple Ridge 47.3 km away
#1 of 28 things to do in Maple Ridge
Beautiful, great view of the mountains great beach on the lake amazing to spend time with family and friends.
Great place to take the kids camping.There are miles of hiking trails and the beach at the lake.You feel like you are miles away but if you forgot something its minuites away.
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#3 of 90 things to do in Nanaimo
Lots to do and see, lots of great food choices, plenty for the kids to do, live music, and a kick a** beer garden!! Great fireworks show this year too!
It has huge grassy areas, lots of benches to sit and enjoy the view of the water, a wonderful playground, restrooms, a protected 'bay' where children can play in and around the water and enjoy the tidal pools at l...
#1 of 33 things to do in Sooke
There are many to choose from, ranging from easy, which are suitable for families, to reasonably tough ones, like the Coast Trail which winds up, down and around the rugged rocky coastline, sometimes steeply; and...
You may see whales and seals in the strait and the park has cougars, bears and deer - so it's a good idea to ensure that small children and dogs are kept close to you to avoid any unwanted encounter - there are a...
#5 of 56 things to do in Tofino
This perfect place,a tiny bit of paradise,went here with my Daughter,Son in law and teenaged children.It was a wonderful place,I will be returning again when it is possible,quite honestly it is difficult to descri...
Inner Harbour Victoria
#2 of 202 things to do in Victoria
Family friendly, gorgeous sunsets, breakfast spots, patio time, cycling, exploring, tours, boating, so much to do! Love the inner harbour.
Live music with families picnicking on the green, arts and crafts market, water taxis, kayaks and pleasure boats everywhere and people, usually with their dogs, having a good time.
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Cathedral Grove Port Alberni
#2 of 48 things to do in Port Alberni
There are many great photo opps and everyone from kids to seniors will find it an awe-inspiring and worthwhile visit!
The walks are very easy paths to walk on, perfect for children and families.
Elk Falls Provincial Park Campbell River
#3 of 54 things to do in Campbell River
Wonderful day trip here with friends and family, and we walked up to the waterfall and crossed the suspension bridge a couple of times, in order to take some photos.
It has a variety of kids friendly trails and incredible view points especially where the suspension bridge is located.
Cox Bay Beach Tofino
#7 of 56 things to do in Tofino
Along with the usual sights – surfers, dogs, families, sand dollars, shells, seabirds – we also saw the remnants of blue velellas, which are jellyfish-like creatures completely beholden to the powers of the wind a...
Favourite Beach to my kids -- Sand dollar Heaven!!
#4 of 56 things to do in Tofino
Most trails are easy to moderate so it is a great place for families and most hiking is in the shade of the big fir and cedar trees.
The beaches are amazing and the kids have hours of fun looking for various creatures.
#1 of 47 things to do in Courtenay
This is a perfect Trail to walk either with your dog, with your friends, with teenagers, young children, and visitors alike.
... of trails.I've walked,jogged,biked,horse backed & done hill training at Seal Bay.These days I love going on walks with my family & friends.I recommend going to Seal Bay Nature Park all year round.Bring a map!
Mackay Whale Watching Port McNeill
#2 of 19 things to do in Port McNeill
During 4,5 hr trip we saw a lot...few Orcas families, Humpbacks, sealions, harbout seals, few balded eagles and very fast Dalls porpoises.. lunch was very delicious and cake served later made day even more..we sa...
... also a Search and Rescue boat), the have heated indoor seating, if it's raining they roll up the side curtains so your camera gear stays dry, they serve warm soup for lunch, and it's a family owned business.