7 of the Best AIRBNB Experiences in Vancouver

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Planning a trip to any city usually requires a decent amount of research and consideration from where to stay, to what to see and do. When it comes to accommodation, many travelers turn to Airbnb for affordable housing options but what they might be surprised to find out is that the website also offers curated and hosted ‘experiences’ and tours. This way, you can find a place to stay, and explore in true, local fashion!

Check out our top 7 Airbnb experiences in Vancouver:

Taste Local Craft Beer

$51 p/person 

Vancouver is the Canadian mecca for sushi, ice-cream, and craft beer.  Trust the owner of Brewquet (a craft beer bouquet company) to give you a real taste of the local craft beer scene. This tour allows participants to sample a variety of beers, many unique brews, from three local breweries, all within walking distance of one another!

woman drinking beer flight in Vancouver

6 North Shore Trail Run 

$57 p/person

If you’re an avid trail runner, the North Shore of Vancouver is calling your name! Join your host Dylan, an experienced mountain man, as he guides you on a breathtaking run over rocks and streams through a temperate rain forest! Post-run, reward yourself with a bite and brew with your run crew at a local establishment! You’ll have earned it, after all.

Complimentary transportation is provided from Lonsdale Quay. Participants should be capable of running at least 10km, or six miles.

man running through north shore trails
(Photo/North Shore News)

5 Food Photography 101

$60 p/person

Discover Vancouver’s lively East Village food and drink scene through the lens of your camera and learn the best practices for food styling and photography!  This tour includes three stops: at a coffee shop, brewery and distillery, with a beverage provided at each location.

Participants must bring their own cameras.


Bicycle Tour 

$222 p/person 

Ask any local and that they’ll tell you that the best way to get around Vancouver is via bike!  This 3 hour tour kicks off at Musette Cafe, a unique space for cyclists and coffee-lovers alike!  Explore the breathtaking Vancouver landscape, including  Horsehoe Bay and Cypress Mountain, on your Pinarello GAN road bike.

cyclists on Vancouver Seawall

3 Chinatown Walking Photo Tour 

$82 p/person 

Venture throughout Canada’s largest Chinatown and photograph historically important buildings with the aid and guidance of a professional photographer. This eclectic neighbourhood is a street photographer’s dream!

Chinatown Vancouver

2 SUP Yoga Class 

$44 p/person

Combine your love for the outdoors and yoga while floating on a lake, looking out at the Whistler mountain peaks. If this sounds like your idea of bliss, then this SUP (stand up paddle board) yoga class, taught by a certified Paddle Canada SUP Yoga and RYT 200hrs Yoga Instructor, is calling your name.

stand up paddle boarding in Vancouver
(Photo/Vancouver Water Adventures)

1 Backcountry Adventure 

$75 p/person

If there’s one thing we’re proud of here on the West Coast, it’s our stunning landscape.  A six hour tour, the backcountry adventure experience is worth every minute. Experience unparalleled views of Lion’s Bay and beautiful vistas of British Columbia during this 8k hidden-gem trail.

view of Lions Bay
(Photo/Ana Domingos)

What are some of your favourite activities in Vancouver? Let us know!


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