Vancouver City Tour (3 hours)
A deluxe motorcoach tour will show delegates the beauty and artistic diversity of the city. The adventure begins with a drive through world famous Stanley Park, a 1,000 acre forest set in the heart of downtown.
The Park's scenic drive includes Lost Lagoon, a stop at the Totem Poles, Prospect Point and Brockton Oval while providing excellent views of the city, harbour and shoreline. The tour continues along seaside beaches to Queen Elizabeth Park to view the Sunken Gardens.
Other tour highlights include exotic Chinatown, the second largest such community in North America and nearby Gastown with its quaint cobblestone streets, steam clock and unique shops all housed in turn-of-the-century buildings. This tour promises a diverse and interesting sampling of the city sights.
Parks, Homes and Gardens Tour (4 hours)
This tour is an ideal opportunity to visit some of Vancouver's most spectacular gardens, including the magnificent Rose Gardens in our world famous Stanley Park. This is followed by a scenic drive past Vancouver's beautiful beaches to the Japanese Nitobe Gardens at the University of British Columbia. Nitobe Gardens is considered to be one of the most authentic gardens outside of Japan. The tour then continues to the picturesque Queen Elizabeth Park. Once an abandoned quarry, it is now a 130 acre vista of spectacular sunken gardens and decorative parkland, all over-looking the panoramic views of Vancouver and Howe Sound. Enroute back to the VCC, the coach passes through our historic Chinatown and the cobblestoned streets of Gastown.
North Shore Excursion (4.5 hours approx)
This tour will surprise participants with the natural beauty of Vancouver’s North Shore and spectacular city, mountain and ocean views.
A deluxe motorcoach will take you via Stanley Park and the impressive Lions Gate Bridge to the North Shore, winding up the Capilano Canyon to the base of Grouse Mountain, where guests ascend by gondola to Grouse's 3,700 foot high vantage point. Enjoy a breathtaking view of Vancouver and the Gulf Islands as you explore the summit.
Another highlight is a visit to the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Nature Park. When built in 1888 this bridge was the first of its kind spanning 450 feet across and 230 feet above the Capilano River. The Suspension Bridge is surrounded by towering firs and walking trails.
Lynn Canyon North Shore Adventure and Walk (4 hours)
One of the best ways to explore the North Shore wilderness without going far from the City is to visit one of its four fantastic canyons.
This fun adventure takes the outdoor enthusiasts on an exciting tour away from the skyscrapers of the city to the skyscrapers of Mother Nature. Giant Cedars and Douglas Fir trees greet guests as they cross the spectacular Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, offering stunning views of the Canyon below. While walking through this breathtaking park, watch the steam rise from the forest floor and the misty sun rays pick their way through the overhanging branches. Learn about British Columbia's rainforest ecosystem and savour memories of an enlightening encounter with the untamed Vancouver, a once-in-the-lifetime experience not to be missed!
Whale Watching Tour (6 to 7 hours)
Join us on an exciting adventure and live Western Canada’s unique natural beauty. This experience takes you to some of the most diverse wildlife on the Pacific Coast. You will travel by coach to the historic fishing village of Steveston and board first class, modern vessel that will take you on a 3-5 hour tour through the spectacular scenery of the Gulf Islands. Passengers will see Orcas (also known as Killer Whales) in their own natural habitat. Naturalists accompany each trip offering expert commentary along the route. This is an adventure of a lifetime!
Victoria / Vancouver Island Full Day Excursion (13.5 hours approx)
Visit picturesque Victoria and world-famous Butchart Gardens. This full day excursion starts with a 90-minute ferry ride through the scenic Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island where there is ample time to admire the floral splendors of Butchart Gardens and explore Victoria's Inner Harbour and attractions. Enjoy a scenic drive into downtown Victoria and then explore the city center on your own. Visit attractions such as the world-famous Fairmont Empress Hotel, British import shops, Parliament buildings, Provincial Museum and other attractions around the Inner Harbour before departing on the adventure back to Vancouver.
Whistler Alpine Excursion (11 hours approx)
Travel to Whistler, one of North America’s greatest Ski and Outdoor resorts and co-host of the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Participants will be taken along the stunning Sea to Sky Highway which overlooks spectacular Howe Sound, with its striking views of the waterways and Coastal Mountains. In Whistler, guests will have free time to explore the village or enjoy lunch at one of the many fine restaurants the resort has to offer. There is also ample time to take an optional Gondola Ride to the top of Whistler Mountain. The park and forest surroundings offer wonderful hiking trails and bicycle paths. Stops also include Shannon Falls, Canada’s third highest waterfalls, and the new Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Museum.
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