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Vancouver Experiences

Vancouver has its own unique atmosphere. It is an exceptionally clean, modern city and the Chinese influence has introduced a distinctly Asian feel to the city. There is no shortage of things to do and the city has a variety of parks, shops and museums, and the Capilano Suspension Bridge is one of the biggest and most impressive suspension bridges in the world.

Below is a small selection of the tours we can organise for you when you are on your Canada holiday and visiting Vancouver.

This flexible city tour offers up the highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 28 stops, and Hop-On again to continue the tour. Take an up close and personal look at Vancouver's urban oasis, Stanley Park, have lunch at Granville Island, visit the historical Gastown or the trendy Yaletown, and don't forget Robson Street to do a little shopping! Highlights of the route include English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street, and the Entertainment District. Full commentary in English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Korean & Mandarin on the clear top convertible Hop-On, Hop-Off buses. Enjoy Commentary in English onboard the San Francisco-style Trolleys. Both bus types (clear top and trolley) will be travelling on all routes. There is no designated bus type per route.

Vancouver Hop on Hop off bus tour

  • Decide your own itinerary with 28 convenient stops from the Canada Palace, English Bay Beach to Chinatown
  • Convertible clear top buses for stunning views, rain or shine
  • Live GPS commentary in 7 languages ensures you do not miss a thing
  • Discover Vancouver with buses operating on 2 routes covering the length and breadth of the city!

Prepare to experience the unique history and unfolding splendour as you tour through the modern streets of Vancouver. Drive by the most renowned sights and learn how Vancouver became the city it is today. Situated on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and framed by British Columbia's imposing mountains, it's easy to fall in love with this astonishing city. Drive through historic neighbourhoods such as Gastown, Chinatown, scenic English Bay and the picturesque Vancouver Harbour. Stops in Stanley Park feature Indigenous Peoples' Totem Poles, spectacular views of the mountains and the Lions Gate Bridge. Also includes the opportunity to wander through the charming farmer's market at Granville Island.

Experience the wild beauty of the Pacific Coast with the splendour of British Columbia's capital city. This adventure highlights some of this region's best features as you sail aboard a local ferry along the rugged coastline, past the Southern Gulf Islands before arriving on Vancouver Island. Continue your journey into Victoria's downtown, where you can stroll through the cobblestone streets and the Inner Harbour. Downtown Victoria offers the chance to wander past the buskers lining the harbour, take a harbour ferry over to Fisherman's Wharf, visit the haunting Bastion Square and explore some of the city's oldest architecture. The next stop is the famous Butchart Gardens. This National Historic Site showcases 55 acres of garden displays. Explore the perfectly themed Japanese Garden, Sunken Garden and Rose Garden. See if you can find the elusive Todd Inlet for more stunning views.

Then return home with a relaxing evening sailing with BC Ferry back to Vancouver's mainland and on to your hotel. The BC Ferry offers two great options for dinner

The tour showcases two of Vancouver's most popular nature destinations. First, you will visit the Capilano River Hatchery to witness the majesty of salmon leaping up the river on their way to their annual spawning beds. The trek along the Capilano Suspension Bridge will afford you an unforgettable perspective. Your amazement will continue as you soar above the clouds on North America's largest aerial tramway, the Grouse Mountain Skyride. The tram will whisk you to the top of the mountain with breathtaking views of the city of Vancouver, the vast Pacific Ocean, and the towering mountains that provide the backdrop to the most memorable selfies you will take!

Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour Highlights

  • Lions Gate Bridge
  • Grouse Mountain (admission included)
  • Capilano River Hatchery
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (admission included)

Buckle up your seatbelt and prepare for the flight of your life! FlyOver Canada incorporates state-of-the-art technology to bring you some of Canada's most thrilling sights like you have never seen them before. Groups of up to 60 guests at a time will hang suspended, feet dangling, immersed in a huge 20m spherical screen while our film takes you on a thrilling 8 minute journey from east to west across Canada. It will be a fully immersive experience including wind, mist and even scents!

This escape from the city is an ideal way to experience the natural wonders surrounding Vancouver and Whistler. Gaze out over ever-changing landscapes surrounding the Sea to Sky Highway, with scenic stops at the 335 meter Shannon Falls and ride up the awe-inspiring Sea to Sky Gondola with views of spectacular Howe Sound. Continuing the journey to Whistler, this world famous ski resort also hosted many 2010 Olympic outdoor sporting events.

Spend an afternoon exploring eclectic downtown shops and cafes, hiking along nature trails, or relaxing and breathing in the fresh mountain air.

Whistler, Shannon Falls & Sea To Sky Gondola

  • Sea to Sky Highway
  • Shannon Falls Park
  • Sea to Sky Gondola (admission included)
  • Tantalus Glacier Range
  • Whistler Village
  • Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains

This scenic tour takes you on a journey through Canada's "Gateway to the Pacific"- the Burrard Inlet. You get up close to many of Vancouver's most famous landmarks. Cruise past the famous Stanley Park, the busy cruise ship terminals, the spectacular city skyline, historic Gastown, the breathtaking North Shore Mountains and more. Grab a beverage from the fully licensed bar and enjoy the views from the spacious open-air decks or get comfortable inside. No matter where you are sitting get your cameras ready!

It's like dining in a restaurant that looks out onto all of Vancouver's finest views. Enjoy a leisurely cruise past the downtown skyline, the cruise ship terminal of Canada Place, the Mountains of the North Shore, Stanley Park and more. Take in the sights and sounds of the city as you enjoy live music and a delicious West Coast-themed cuisine. You'll have the best spot in Vancouver to watch the sun slowly disappear into the Pacific Ocean. Dinner features a delicious dual entree buffet dinner of a sirloin of beef and BC Salmon.

See why BC's Gulf Islands has been called one of the 'best places to go'! Ride along with the locals on our scenic flight from Vancouver Harbour over the tiny villages and anchorages of the beautiful islands, before landing in the heart of the seaside village on Salt Spring Island. From Salt Spring's Ganges Harbour, guests will take off immediately after dropping off locals and depart for Maple Bay on Vancouver Island before returning to downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour.

Departing from Granville Island, we welcome you aboard the 'Ocean Magic' - the flagship vessel of Prince of Whales Whale Watching on this whale watching adventure of a lifetime, exploring the beauty that is British Columbia. Take advantage of the opportunity to view several different species of whales in the wild as well as an assortment of sea birds and other species of marine wildlife from downtown Vancouver. The vessel features a main interior cabin that is heated and includes comfortable seating next to windows. The upper deck is open and covered seating for guests that want to view from outside. A snack bar is serving light food with hot and cold drinks available for purchase, the revenue generated is donated to Wild ARC Foundation to assist in rehabilitating sick and injured wildlife.

Half Day Whale Watching

  • Perfect viewing platform and the only one of its kind on the British Columbia coast.
  • Free photo package
  • Fully-guided whale watching & marine wildlife tour. Guided by 3-4 Transport Canada certified marine naturalists
  • 360 degree panoramic views from a 22 ft tall elevated viewing platform.
  • Experience spectacular views through floor to ceiling windows.

Escape by seaplane from downtown Vancouver's vibrant Coal Harbour to tranquil Bowen Island for a memorable seaside dinner. In the early evening, depart downtown Vancouver by seaplane for Snug Cove, Bowen Island, where you will enjoy a casual meal at Doc Morgan's restaurant. Enjoy ocean views before boarding the ferry from Snug Cove to Horseshoe Bay and be met by car service, then experience the city lights as you return to downtown Vancouver.

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