But first, let me take a selfie. Whether you're looking for a new profile picture or simply want to improve your photography, we've got you covered. These secret places are actually the perfect spots to take photos in Vancouver.

If you've got plans to check out Vancouver this summer, there's more to see than just The Digital Orca. 

Instead of spending hours scouring the internet to find all of the best hidden murals and photo-spots, you can check-out this list below instead.

Finding all of those cool backdrops for Instagram and TikTok can be a lot of work, but it's often worth it for the extraordinary videos and photos.

Even if you're a local, you can treat yourself to a staycation. It can be so much fun to ditch your regular routine, and explore your own city like a tourist.

You may have intended to visit some of these locations for a long time, or perhaps you didn't even realize they existed.

The only question is, where will you go first? Will you swing high above a gorgeous, golden beach, or discover a garden with thousands of roses?

To make your life easier, be sure to add all of these spots to Google Maps.

Swing At Kitsilano Beach

Address: Cornwall Ave., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can soar over the water on this cute beach swing. Now, that's a good photo-op.


La Casa Gelato

Address: 1033 Venables St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: This fun spot is bright pink, and has the perfect Insta-wall for your background. Plus, there's 238 yummy gelato flavours to taste (and take pictures with).


I Only Have Pies For You

Address: 1864 W. 4th Ave., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: The Pie Hole doesn't just sell mouth-watering slices of fruit pie, there's also an adorable outdoor mural. Take your partner or your BFF to create the cutest pic possible. 


Fun Alley

Address: Fun Alley, North Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: This alleyway is an explosion of bright colours that make for the perfect selfie backdrop.


Stanley Park Rose Garden

Address: 610 Pipeline Rd., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: In the summer you can find thousands of roses blooming in this stunning garden. Now, that's a sweet scene!


Alley Oop

Address: 688 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: It's hard not to smile when you see this alley covered in cheerful pink and yellow.


Yaletown Umbrellas

Address: Yaletown, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: You'll be able to stroll under a magical walkway that's covered with sunshine yellow umbrellas. Practice your posing and secure the perfect shot for a rainy day.


Rainbow Stripe Mural

Address: 165 W. 4th Ave., Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: The rainbow-striped mural outside of Jukebox Printing is total Instagram gold. Just think of the 'likes'!

Kitsilano Wings

Address: 1817 West 4th Ave., Vancouver

Why You Need To Go: You can head here with your BFF to take some heavenly photos with the popular wings mural. Very angelic indeed.



We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.



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