Canada Place is a national icon and there are lots of activities to do there. You can stroll the scenic Canada Place pier or watch the large cruise ships head out to sea. Sometimes conventions are held at Canada Place and it is also a good place for enjoying a luxurious weekend getaway experience.
Canada Place is located on Vancouver’s waterfront at 999 Canada Place right in the middle of Howe Street and Burrard Street and paid parking is available at the Canada Place parkade. It is a stone throw away from Waterfront Station and you can also get there by Seabus, Canada Line, Skytrain and Bus.
Your first spot to visit at the Canada Place is the Welcome Centre in the Main Plaza, here you can ask and find out about the attractions at Canada Place and what events are currently happening. Also view the Storyboard for beautiful imagery and videos of Canada as a country. Walk towards the Canada Place Pier and enjoy the amazing views of Coal Harbour, North Shore mountains, Stanley Park, and Burrard Inlet.
Walk through the Canadian Trail which takes you through (virtually tour) ten provinces and three territories, starting from British Columbia to Newfoundland to the Northwest Territories. At night time you can also enjoy the view of Canada Place’s sails light up in a fantastic display of animated imagery called “The Sails of Light”. Canada Place host one of the largest and best Canada Day celebration in Canada so if your visit to Vancouver is near July 1st, Canada Day be sure to visit.
By Foot – There is pedestrian access along the foot of Howe St & Burrard St. Canada Place is the center of downtown Vancouver and the beginning and end of the Vancouver Seawall.