Stanley Park was voted the Top Park in the World by TripAdvisor in 2014! In its Travelers’ Choice Awards, Travelers cited Stanley Park as the world’s best for its “mini-forest, beautiful gardens, totem poles and scenic walkways.” All BMO Vancouver Marathon courses pass by Stanley Park including the Marathon, the Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 8KM race and Kids Fun Run.
Below are some fun activities you can enjoy while visiting the world famous Stanley Park:
The Prospect Point Cafe in Stanley Park
Prospect Point is truly breathtaking; a magical experience for locals and visitors alike.
Enjoy the breathtaking panorama lookout at the highest point in Stanley Park. Boasting the most spectacular views of the North Shore Mountains, the Lions Gate Bridge and the Burrard Inlet, The Prospect Point Lookout in Stanley Park is a Vancouver Tradition and a must visit landmark destination for locals and visitors alike.
For more information on membership, events, donations, volunteerism and more.
Stanley Park Ecology Society
Connecting People with Nature and Making a Difference for Wildlife
Contribute to Stanley Park through your community non-profit partner: As stewards of Vancouver’s beloved urban wilderness, Stanley Park Ecology Society works to support wildlife, inspire school children with quality environmental education programs, and connect park visitors of all ages with nature. Wherever you find our staff, you’ll find passion, enthusiasm, and an infectious commitment to nature and ecological integrity.
For more information or to make a private booking please call: 604-681-5115
Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tours
Discover Stanley Park in the most unique way.
Step aboard one of the old-fashioned horse-drawn vehicles and meander in comfort through the natural beauty of Stanley Park, Vancouver’s thousand acre wonderland. A professional guide fully narrates the tour highlighting the most amazing features of Stanley Park. From Deadman’s Island to Lions Gate Bridge, from Coastal Red Cedar Forest to the Totem Poles, discover Stanley Park in the most unique way.
Departures every 20-30 minutes daily, rain or shine. Please visit our website for hours of operation. A variety of Private Carriages are also available on a reservation basis for charters/transfers throughout the Lower Mainland.
Stanley Park Pavilion and Rose Garden
Nestled amidst the famous Stanley Park Rose Gardens, the Stanley Park Pavilion is Vancouver’s preeminent banqueting venue, with the rustic charm of a classic mountain chalet, surrounded by the natural beauty that only Stanley Park, Vancouver’s crown jewel, can offer. Stanley’s Park Bar & Grill is a rustic restaurant, situated at the Stanley Park Pavilion which boasts a stunning 200-seat veranda with a 30-seat interior.
Teahouse in Stanley Park
The Teahouse Restaurant is proud to present a series of monthly Best of the Season feature menus! Each month, we will launch a special $32 Best of the Season Menu to celebrate the freshest offerings of a new season. Join us Monday through Thursday to enjoy some of the best this season has to offer. This special 3-course menu will be served alongside our a la carte menu and some fantastic chef’s features. Book your table now!
Visit 50,000 aquatic wonders in the heart of Stanley Park.
Belugas, penguins, porpoises and tens of thousands of other amazing animals await your arrival at one of the top aquariums in the world.
Open 365 days a year.
Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation
Green space, active living, and community
Enjoy Vancouver’s world-class green spaces, beautiful beaches and destination gardens all while embracing an active and healthy lifestyle! In addition to multiple attractions and experiences in Stanley Park, participate in the wide range of available recreational activities city-wide including golf, swimming, skating and more!
Vancouver Rowing Club
A Tradition of Excellence
The Vancouver Rowing Club is Vancouver’s oldest private athletic club with memberships available for Rowing, Rugby, Field Hockey and Yachting Sections. We also welcome Social members and a “Learn to Row” program open to the public. Nestled in Stanley Park. With unbeatable views of Coal Harbour and the downtown skyline it is the perfect location for Seminars, Corporate retreats, Lunches, Weddings, Cocktail receptions or Gala dinners. This heritage building was opened in 1911 and still maintains its original character, with unique rooms, Carver Bar, Trophy Lounge and Harbour Room.