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  • Vancouver is a city that's surrounded by water and it makes perfect sense that while you're here, you get out on the water and take advantage of the many beaches around the city.

    The most popular beach in Vancouver is Kits Beach in Kitsilano. This place is always buzzing with groups of friends that have come to play some volleyball, Frisbee, catch and swim in the waters. If you're looking for something a little more low-key, Jericho and Spanish Banks are going to be more up your alley. During the long summer days, an evening picnic is the perfect way to end a day of sun, sand and water and catch the stellar views of downtown Vancouver, the mountains and watch the sun set across the bay. Exquisite!

    On a hot day, you need to cool off in some fresh water and the REO Rafting Adventure Resort is a fun place to take care of business. Blaze down the river, and get your adrenaline is tossing and turning as you go up and down through the rapids.

    Another way to enjoy the water is to rent a boat from Bonnie Lee Fishing Charters. British Columbia is home to some of the word's best seafood and there's nothing more satisfying than going out and catching your own dinner. Just make sure you get yourself the appropriate license to catch your fish, crab or prawns.

    There's nothing like feeling the sand below your feet, or water against your skin on a hot day and luckily for you, all of that can be yours while in Vancouver.

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    Kitsilano "Kits" Beach

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    Cornwall Avenue & Arbutus Street

    Suntan, play volleyball and swim in the pool or ocean at "Kits Beach"... read more

    REO Rafting Adventure Resort

    Nahatlatch River Rd.

    Pioneers of Nahatlatch rafting... read more

    Ecomarine Ocean Kayak Centre

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    1668 Duranleau Street
    Granville Island

    Full Service Ocean Kayaking Centre... read more

    Kayaking Adventure from Vancouver

    Glide along the Pacific Ocean in a kayak... read more

    LotusLand Tours Inc.

    1251 Cardero Street
    Suite 2005

    Barbecues & Kayaking... read more

    Cooper Boating

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    1620 Duranleau Street
    Granville Island

    Boating School & Charters... read more

    Bonnie Lee Fishing Charters

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    104-1676 Duranleau Street
    Granville Island

    Your Fishing Stories start Here... read more

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    Jericho Beach

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    1515 Discovery Street

    The best view of downtown Vancouver and home of Folk Fest... read more

    Spanish Banks

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    4707 North West Marine Drive

    Large Recreation Facility... read more

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    English Bay Beach

    Beach Avenue

    Downtown Sun-Worshipper's Mecca... read more
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