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Playland

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Cute and Close

There are some great attractions here, and enough that everyone in the family can find one they... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Steven K
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Vancouver, Canada
Roller coasters were closed

Made our annual visit to playland the other weekend. Sadly both the wooden roller coaster and the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Scott S
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Playland is part of the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) fairgrounds in Vancouver and is BC’s most famous amusement park. Playland features exhilarating rides and attractions for all ages, exciting midway games, mini-golf, a climbing wall, haunted...more
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2901 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 5J1, Canada
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

There are some great attractions here, and enough that everyone in the family can find one they enjoy. The food situation leaves little to the imagination and wait times are usually pretty reasonable. The fright nights during Halloween are a must though! Definitely do that.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Steven K
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Hadn't been at Playland for a few years. Fright Night looked fun, now that everybody's older. Big mistake. Huge lines -- 45 minutes for haunted houses, same for the better rides (roller coasters, revelation, ferris wheel). One of our group is 6' 4" and that's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank BHJR1
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This facility has not changed since our last visit, out dated / not worth $$$. Vehicle parking is $25. plus you need to pay your entrance fees!! Then you need to buy the ride tickets. Better to save & experience something better.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Travelled by car from Victoria to share this experience with my kids. With a fussy rider for a second child I checked ahead there would be rides he liked that were open. When we arrived we discovered pretty quickly that a lot more than the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank dunatov
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Old wooden roller coaster is scrap as f*ck. Hold on with at least one hand as the drops on this ride will make you feel like you're gonna fly out. The Beast. Awesome, awesome, awesome. Spins, drops and kicks but super fun.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank stm1977
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I went with my daughter and her friend. I was there to supervise the kids. No rides for me. Charged me full $37 entry charge. Ridiculous rip off. Never going back!

Date of experience: June 2018
7  Thank Callogero
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Had a very nice time here played some games went on some of the rides. I still miss some of the old rides that they used to have here and some of the food places.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank figureskater13
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Visited in May 2018 . Not all the rides were open esp the Rollercoasters . The most disappointing was that we had left the Flume for the end . With 20 minutes still left for the rides to close we decided to join the line...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank jetsetgo06
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Made our annual visit to playland the other weekend. Sadly both the wooden roller coaster and the corkscrew were closed. Also closed were a couple other of the more adrenaline rushing rides. As the day went on the line ups grew longer, but nothing like...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Scott S
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Playland just opened for the 2018 season and is only open from 10:00 AM until 06:00 PM until the weather becomes better. The admission is fairly modest given that this also entitles one to the rides. We found that just over 3 hours was sufficient...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Renegade225
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Hairsteph
14 August 2018|
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Response from jetsetgo06 | Reviewed this property |
Whilst I did not sit on the more adventurous rides like the tower drop, both the roller coasters , the flume , slide etc all were able to accommodate me( im a size 18 ) pretty well. Hope this helps
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Victoria P
26 July 2018|
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Response from alyjarjar | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can, they do not check your bag at the gate. But when you’re in at least buy some mini donuts 😂 I do believe you can bring snacks in, Ive seen people do it before
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Guillermo T
16 June 2017|
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Response from Vince R | Reviewed this property |
There is a pay to park lot across the street from the main entrance. I would suggest parking in it. There are a lot of people that wait on the street near the lot that will direct you to park in their driveways for cheaper... More
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