Coming to Vancouver and forgot to do your research on what to do in Vancouver and where to take the kids? Don’t worry, we got you for when it’s sunny or raining!

All the places and activities listed down below is a great way to keep the kids entertained and help grow your relationship with them. As an Au Pair, it’s important to bond with the kids. Doing different activities with the kids with help you learn a lot about them.


Do you and the kids love cats? This is the perfect place to meet different adorable kitties up for adoption and play with them. It’s been proven that playing with or being around cats improves our mental health! This is also a café so you can grab coffee, tea, or delicious treats as well.

Kitsilano Beach:

Love going to the beach and being in water? This beach is the place to check out! There’s also an outdoor pool that opens in the summer so you and the kids can go swimming! You will also get a gorgeous view of downtown.

Kids Market/Waterpark on Granville Island:

The market is the perfect place to keep the kids entertained for hours! It has an arcade, play area, kids souvenirs stores, and food. There’s also a waterpark/playground as well so the kids can play in the water or play in the playground if they rather stay dry! I recommend taking a water taxi there to make the commute even more fun!

Science World:

A great science museum to take kids to learn, explore, and try new things. It’s especially great when it rains because it’s mostly all indoors. However, this place isn’t just for kids because adults can have fun too. The puzzles next to the café/restaurants are a fun challenge. Upstairs, there are plenty of sections for the kids to learn about physics, the human body, and activities for the kids to gain hands on opportunities

Extreme Air Park:

Want to get a workout in but also have fun while being with the kids? This is the perfect place to release endorphins. Extreme Air Park is Canada’s largest indoor trampoline park.

Flyover Canada:

Using advanced technology, Flyover Canada capture thrilling, authentic footage of real locations so riders can experience those places as they truly are. FlyOver Canada whisks you away on an exhilarating journey over the world’s most spectacular scenery. Special effects — including wind, mist and scents — combine with the ride’s motion to create an unforgettable experience.


What’s better than an amusement park that’s filled with rides, food, and entertainment? Playland/PNE is place to go! Playland is filled with rides for adults and kids and PNE is a fair that only happens in the summer that features marketplace, shows, farm, food trucks, and more rides!

Capliano Suspension Bridge

Want to explore nature with the kids? Capilano Suspension Bridge located in North Vancouver is the place to check out! The views are spectacular.

Vancouver Aquarium

The Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, is home to thousands of incredible ocean species and amazing aquatic life. What’s better than being surrounded by ocean species?!

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