Yes, we all know how expensive Vancouver can be. But that doesn't mean you can't have some fun or treat yourself. After all, there's a lil lifesaver called Groupon. With so many cool things to do in Vancouver, we've got you covered with several steals.
Here are 15 stellar deals you can make use of right now in Vancouver to help you have a killer summer:
Events and Activities
Paddleboard or Kayak Rental at Vancouver Water Adventures // Granville Island, Kitsilano Beach
Perfect photo opportunities await. You can go paddleboarding along False Creek or kayaking at Kits Beach at the wonderful Vancouver Water Adventures. 8 different price options are available, starting from 14 dollars.
Cost: $15 for 2-Hour Paddleboard Rental for One Person Valid Anytime, $21 for One 2-Hour Single Kayak Valid Anytime, $30 for One 2-Hour Double Kayak Valid Anytime, 5 other options available on the link
Photo cred - We Heart It
Bartending Class at Fine Art Bartending //432 West Pender, Vancouver
Step up your party game. If you've ever wanted to learn how to make the perfect drinks or are interested in bartending, here is your chance to try with this deal. Professional bartenders at Fine Art Bartending will teach you how to mix, pour, and make drinks such as cocktails like a pro.
Cost: $37 for a four-hour introduction to bartending class ($324 value)
Adventure-Escape Game for Four, Six, or Eight at Guess HQ // 150 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Will you accept this mission? Experience a real-life adventure-based room-escape game at Guess HQ. You and your friends will be challenged to rob a gallery, search through a creepy abandoned mine, or solve the mysteries of an ancient temple.
Cost: $56 for admission and membership for four (C$126 value), $75 for six (C$189 value), or $84 for eight (C$252 value)
Photo cred - @tagwhistler
Feel like Tarzan and escape into the treetops with this fun adventure course challenge. The Adventure Group offers over 70 elements from mild to wild, such as swinging logs, tarzan ropes, and ziplines.
Cost: $35 for a Whistler Treetop Adventure Course from May 14 - June 30 and Sept 6 - Oct 10 ($59 value), $45 from July 1 - Sept 6 ($59 value)
Food and Drink
Three-Course Dinner for Two in the Dark at Dark Table // 2611 West 4th Ave, Vancouver
Go on a literal blind date. Dinner at the Dark Table is served completely in the dark, so that your other senses can be heightened when enjoying a meal. Servers are visually impaired and the Dark Table aspires to raise awareness about the blind community and provide employment opportunities for them.
Cost: $51 for a three-course dinner in the dark for two, with a starter, entree, and dessert for each person ($78 value)
Winery Tour and Tasting Session at Canada Berries // 12791 Blundell Road, Richmond
Who doesn't love a good glass of wine? This winery experience consists of tasting up to 10 different wines, a tour of the winery, and fruit and cheese platter.
Cost: $25 for winery tour, tasting, and food pairing for two ($58 value), $44 for four ($104 value), $79 for eight ($208 value)
Frozen Yogurt, Toppings, and Treats at Pinkberry // West Vancouver, Metrotown, Richmond Centre
Originally from California, Pinkberry offers premium frozen nonfat yogurt with over 30 topping selections, smoothies, fruit parfaits and fruit bowls. are also available. Frozen yogurt flavours include original, cookies and cream, and pomegranate.
Cost: $5 for $10 worth of Frozen Yogurt, Toppings, and Treats
Health and Fitness
Unlimited Yoga at Semperviva Yoga // Granville Island, Kitsilano, West Broadway
Three months of unlimited yoga for only 79 dollars?! Right now, this deal is 76% off the original value. Classes for all levels of experience are taught by seasoned instructors. Semperviva Yoga has 4 local studios on the West side. 97% of 2144 customers recommended this on Groupon.
Cost: $79 ($324 value)
Photo cred – @victoriassecretsport
Kickboxing Classes with Personal-Training Session and Boxing Gloves at iLoveKickboxing.com //136 Powell St, Vancouver
Blow off steam while getting a full body workout and burning around 727 calories in an hour. Instructors at iLoveKickboxing.com guide members through a high-energy workout that integrates boxing and kickboxing. Participants assault heavy bags, working and toning the entire body while improving balance.
Cost: $30 for 4 kickboxing classes with a 40-minute personal-training session and a pair of boxing gloves ($105 value) or $50 for 10 kickboxing classes with a 40-minute personal-training session and a pair of boxing gloves ($195 value)
Hot Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga // 555 West 12th Avenue
Sweat off 600 to 1,000 calories per class as many times as you want in a month for only 35 dollars. Hot yoga can help increase the flexibility of the body tissues, release toxins, lose weight, and give an overall mental and physical relaxation and boost wellbeing. Bikram Yoga is considered Vancouver's original hot yoga studio and is a highly popular studio for hot yoga in the city.
Cost: $35 for a one-month unlimited pass ($180 value) or $49 for 10 drop-in classes ($180 value)
Yoga or Pilates Classes with Spin Classes at Ron Zalko Fitness and Yoga // 1807 W 1st Ave, Vancouver
You'll be paying less than $2 per class and receiving 3 free spin classes with this deal! At Ron Zalko Fitness and Yoga, experienced instructors lead classes that will burn calories, tone the body, and relieve stress.
Cost: $19 for 10 yoga or pilates classes with 3 bonus spin classes ($191 value) or $25 for 15 yoga or pilates classes with 3 bonus spin classes ($260 value)
Beauty and Spa
Spa Package at Sabai Thai Spa // North Vancouver, Coal Harbour, West Vancouver
Experience a taste of Thailand at Sabai Thai Spa. The 45-minute Spring in Your Step spa package includes hot towels, callus treatment, deep-hydration treatment, and a Thai foot massage. The Mom and Me spa package for two offers two Thai foot massages, two deep anti-stress massages, and two mini facials.
Cost: $59 for a 45-minute Spring in Your Step spa package ($138 value) or $127 for a 60-minute Mom and Me spa package for two (C$299 value)
Float Package at Pure Float // 1197 Howe Street, Vancouver
If you've ever wondered what the hype about floatation therapy is, this is your chance to try it for a steal. Floating is known to have benefits for your body, mind, and soul and you'll feel fully relaxed as you float effortlessly on water and epsom salt.
Cost: $33 for a 60-minute float ($55 value) or $84 for an introductory float package with two 90-minute floats and one NeuroSpa session ($185 value)
Anti-Stress, Swedish or Deep-Tissue Massage at Massage in Yaletown // 1323 Homer Street, Vancouver
Relieve stress and tension with a relaxing massage. Choose from an anti-stress, Swedish, or deep tissue massage.
Cost: $33 for one 45-minute anti-stress massage (C$78 value), $42 for one 60-minute Swedish massage (C$98 value), or $47 for one 60-minute deep-tissue massage (C$110 value)
Women's Haircut Packages at Voit Style Beauty Salon // 439 Granville Street
Voit Style Beauty Salon offers a range of price options for haircuts through Social Shopper. Discounted hair packages start at just $29.
Cost: $29 for women's cut, shampoo, deep conditioning treatment and blowout ($102 value), $49 for women's cut, shampoo, deep conditioning treatment plus choice of toot touch up, full colour or partial highlights, and blowout ($179 value), or $79 for women's cut, shampoo, deep conditioning treatment plus full highlights and blowout ($262 value)
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