Located in scenic Stanley Park, 5 minutes from downtown Vancouver. Accessible by car, transit or taxi. Experience daily beluga whale shows, sea otter feeds and shark dives. Enjoy a latte and a sandwich at our Upstream Café and then visit the Clamshell Gift Shop, the splashiest gift store in town…all in beautiful Stanley Park.
Dr Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden
A personal guided tour through this rare garden attraction will leave you feeling inspired and fortunate that you were able to see such a living treasure. Located on the corner of Carrall and Keefer Street behind white washed walls you cross the threshold from Vancouver’s bustling Chinatown into the intimate enclave of the first classical Chinese garden built outside of China.
Grouse Mountain is one of the most spectacular places from which to see the city. Be whisked to the top on the Skyride, the largest aerial tramway of its kind in North America. Just 15-minutes from downtown Vancouver, visitors experience panoramic views from land to sea and action-packed adventure.
15 minutes from the motel at the corner of Quebec & Terminal at the Main Street/Science World Sky Train station. Amaze yourself at Science World through hands-on exploration of our exciting featured exhibitions. Experience spectacular films in the Alcan OMNIMAX(r) Theatre, featuring one of the world’s largest dome screens.
Welcome to Stanley Park. Both incredible and beautiful, this 1,000-acre wilderness park is located only blocks from the downtown business and shopping sections. Stanley Park’s attractions include the Vancouver Aquarium, a Golf Course, the Miniature Railway and Children’s Farmyard, and Prospect Point, where cormorants build their seaweed nests along the cliff ledges.
The CN IMAX Theatre at Canada Place
20 min. from the motel, located at the north end of Canada Place in downtown Vancouver. With a giant five storey screen and wraparound sound, IMAX® and IMAX® 3D puts you in the picture! Some great films are playing and coming soon to the theatre, so treat your senses to the most powerful and involving movie experience yet created. Great for the whole family.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
The bridge is 450 feet across and 230 feet above Capilano River and is, without a doubt, the world’s greatest suspension footbridge! First Nations Carvers tell their story and the world’s greatest suspension bridge takes you to the serenity of a West Coast rainforest … it’s all in a day’s fun at Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park.
For more information on all the great attractions of Vancouver and British Columbia visit the the Palms Motel reception area upon your arrival.