Leisure and activities

B.C. is full of amazing diversity with so many things to do and places to explore.

Experience BC

According to institutions like the United Nations, "B.C. is the best place in the world to learn, live and play."

Canada is known for its natural beauty. B.C., with its lush rainforests, clean and clear lakes, coastal waters and high mountains, is one of Canada's most beautiful provinces. Whether it's hiking, skiing, kayaking, swimming or golfing, a vast range of activities are always available wherever you live in B.C.

HelloBC is a great website to help you plan adventures like:

  • Outdoor activities
    enjoy a variety of outdoor activities like biking, camping, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, and more.
  • Parks and wildlife
    explore our spectacular parks, old-growth forests, mountain ranges, sandy beaches, and hot springs.
  • Winter activities
    try some exhilarating winter activites like skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.
  • Attractions and entertainment
    discover fun and exciting entertainment like sporting events, museums, and theatre & performing arts.
  • Touring and sightseeing
    book a wildlife site-seeing tour, cultural journey, culinary tour, and more.
  • Festivals and events
    discover great arts and culture festivals including music, dance, food and wine celebrations.

Many schools and institutions promote health and exercise through a wide range of activities and clubs. Often these are available free of charge. Some activities include: sports, cooking, art, leadership, music, public speaking and outdoor activities.

The Near Me BC iPhone and iPod touch App lets you access details about more than 6,000 activities, attractions, restaurants and accommodations in B.C. during your trip.

Download the free Near Me BC App