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5 Best Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Vancouver, Canada

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Hop on a ferry to Granville Island to indulge in fresh seafood overlooking the waterfront. Visit street markets and run enthusiastically through the fountains at Granville Island Water Park. Ride the white rapids and waves while speeding down spiralling water slides at Tsawwasen’s Big Splash Water Slide Park. Make a stop at Playland to experience the adrenaline pumping thrills at Fright Nights along with classic theme park rides. Please check out the following list of the best theme parks and amusement parks in Vancouver, Canada, to enhance your summer vacation and to experience the stunning beauty of Canada’s Pacific Coast getaway.

1. Playland

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Get ready for summer by visiting the PNE exhibition grounds to indulge in thrilling rides, fun activities, and hair-raising fright nights. Drop by the face-painting booth to get transformed into a precious princess or an inspiring superhero. Jump on board the adrenaline pumping wooden roller coaster to fulfil your need for speed and to experience drops and rounding corners at high velocity. Enjoy a leisurely round of mini-golf before soaring perilously through the air on the Sea to Sky Swinger.

Playland

Address: 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1

Website: Playland

Price: 37 - 76 USD

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2. Granville Island Water Park

Granville Island water park
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Beat the summer heat by taking your family to splash around in the fountains at Granville Island Water Park. Hop onboard the ferry to charming Granville Island to ride the twists and turns while coasting through the water slide’s refreshingly cool waters. Be sure to call ahead to reserve a ride on the waterslide if travelling in a large group or you may find yourself missing out on the thrilling experience altogether. There is a height requirement of 3'6" (1.1 meters) which allows all visitors to be able to ride the water slide safely.

Granville Island Water Park

Address: 1318 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8

Website: Granville Island Water Park

Opening hours: May 18 - September 2: 10am - 6pm (daily)

Price: Free

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3. Castle Fun Park


Bring your family to the beautiful Fraser Valley to enjoy wine tours and joyous, funfilled days at enticing Castle Fun Park. Admission is free, however, each attraction has a price to pay. Rent clubs to participate in a round of mini-golf at either the jungle course to encounter exotic animals or undersea creatures on the coral sea course. Enjoy riding the bumper cars, playing arcade games, and knocking down the pins at the bowling alley before searching for terrifying T-Rex.

Castle Fun Park

Address: 36165 N Parallel Road, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2K8

Website: Castle Fun Park

Opening hours: 10am - 12am (daily)

Price: 3 - 64 USD

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4. Big Splash Water Slide Park

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Start off the summer by escaping Vancouver’s searing heat with a visit to nearby Tsawwasen’s Big Splash Water Slide Park. Fearlessly ride the mindblowing twists and turns of thrilling Cliffhanger or Twist and Shout waterslides. Soak up the sun on a giant inflatable fuschia pink flamingo or sprinkled doughnut in the aqua blue waters of the main pool. Experience the feeling of exhilaration while flying through the air on a tube while being shot up a vertical wall of 40’’ (12.19 meters) on adrenaline-pumping Boomerang.

Big Splash Water Slide Park

Address: 4775 NuLelum Way, Tsawwassen, BC V4M 4G9

Website: Big Splash Water Slide Park

Price: 4 USD onward

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5. Cultus Lake Adventure Park


Experience white water rafting on the Radical Rapids waterslide where you will be tossed around corners while travelling through fearsome rapids. Afterwards, grab a slip and slide carpet to race down the five-laned, heart-pumping Zero-60 Raceway before entering the pool with an enormous splash. Venture over to splash about in the fountains and to get your little ones acquainted with the slides at both Pirates’ Cove and Tots’ Castle. Finish off your adventurous day with a leisurely cruise spinning around on an inner tube down the lazy river while soaking up the sunshine filling the powder blue skies.

Cultus Lake Adventure Park

Address: 3993 Sunnyside Boulevard, Cultus Lake, BC V2R 5B5

Website: Cultus Lake Adventure Park

Opening hours: 9:30am - 6:30pm (daily)

Price: 15 - 26 USD

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Experience super fun attractions at Vancouver's amusement parks

Vancouver Science World (After)
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Join in experiencing the thrills and refreshing chills while cruising on high-velocity water slides at Cultus Lake Adventure Park. Spend the summer at Vancouver’s landmark PNE grounds riding fearsome roller coasters before letting your mini mad scientists innovate at Science World. Fill your summer with as much fun and relaxation by adding to your nature adventures exciting visits to some of the Vancouver area’s exciting amusement and water parks.

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