Best Things to do on Rainy Day in Vancouver

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Ah, Vancouver! A city known for its stunning natural beauty, vibrant culture, and, well, rain. But don’t let a little drizzle dampen your spirits! If you’re staying at Panda Pod Hotel, you’re in luck.


We’ve curated a list of fantastic rainy day activities that are just a stone’s throw away from our cozy capsules. So grab your umbrella and let’s dive in! ☔


Rainy Day Things to Do near Panda Pod

Birdie Indoor Golf Center

Don’t let the rain mess with your golf game. Birdie Indoor Golf Center offers state-of-the-art simulators where you can practice your swing and even play a full 18-hole game, all without getting wet.

Photo by Birdie Indoor Gaming (Via Yelp)

Location: 4280 No. 3 Road Richmond, BC V6Y 0C2

West Coast Mini Putt

Who says you need sunshine for mini-golf? West Coast Mini Putt offers an indoor course that’s perfect for a fun-filled family outing or a date night. Putt your way to victory, no sunscreen required.

Photo by: West Coast Mini Putt (Via Yelp)

Location: 7391 Elmbridge Way Richmond, BC V6X 1B8


Nu-Zone | V-Zone

Step into another world at Nu-Zone | V-Zone. This virtual reality hub offers a range of games and experiences that will make you forget all about the dreary weather outside.

Photo by: Nu-Zone | V-Zone (Via Yelp)

Location: 11480 River Road Unit 100 Richmond, BC V6X 1Z7


Richmond Olympic Experience

Get a taste of Olympic glory at the Richmond Olympic Experience. This interactive museum offers a range of exhibits and simulators that let you feel like a true Olympian, all without breaking a sweat.

Photo by: Richmond Olympic Experience (Via Yelp)

Location: 6111 River Road Richmond, BC V7C


McArthurGlen Designer Outlets

Feeling the retail therapy itch? McArthurGlen Designer Outlets have got you covered. With a wide range of top brands at discounted prices, you can shop till you drop and forget all about the rain.

Photo by: McArthurGlen Designer Outlet (Via Yelp)

Location: 1000-7899 Templeton Station Road Richmond, BC V7B 0B7


TBC Indoor Kart Racing

For those looking for a bit more speed, TBC Indoor Kart Racing is the place to be. Race your friends or beat your own time; either way, it’s an adrenaline-pumping experience that’s perfect for a rainy day.

Photo by: TBC Indoor Racing (Via Yelp)

Location: 2100 Viceroy Place Richmond, BC V6V 1Y9


Rainy Day Things to Do in the City

FlyOver Canada

This isn’t just a ride; it’s an experience. FlyOver Canada offers a breathtaking, immersive flight simulation that takes you across Canada’s most stunning landscapes. Feel the wind, mist, and even scents as you “fly” over various terrains.

Photo by: FlyOver Canada (via Yelp)

Location: 999 Canada Place Unit 201 Vancouver, BC V6C 3E1


Granville Island Public Market

More than just a market, this is a sensory feast. From the aroma of freshly baked goods to the colorful displays of local produce and crafts, Granville Island Public Market is a must-visit for any foodie or art lover. More about the Granville Island on our article here.

Photo by: Granville Island Public Market (Via yelp)

Location: 1661 Duranleau Street Granville Island Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9


Vancouver Aquarium

A rainy day is the perfect time to explore the underwater world. The Vancouver Aquarium offers an in-depth look at marine life, from the local waters of British Columbia to the exotic seas of the tropics.

Photo from our Vancouver Aquarium Guide

Location: 4280 No. 3 Road Richmond, BC V6Y 0C2


Bloedel Conservatory

Escape the rain and step into a tropical paradise. The Bloedel Conservatory is an indoor tropical rainforest housing exotic plants and birds. It’s a warm, serene escape from the Vancouver drizzle.

Photo by: Bloedel Conservatory

Location: 4600 Cambie Street Vancouver, BC V5Z 2Z1


Science World

Perfect for families or the eternally curious, Science World is a playground of knowledge. With interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, and even an OMNIMAX theatre, it’s a day of fun-filled learning.

Photo by: Science World (Via Yelp)

Location: 1455 Quebec Street Science World Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7


So there you have it! Whether it’s a drizzle or a downpour, Panda Pod Hotel is your gateway to indoor fun in Vancouver. Don’t let a little rain get in the way of your adventure; make it a part of the experience!

  • September 30, 2023
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