Tours in British Columbia

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Granville Island Market Tour
Granville Island is Canada's second most-visited destination and Vancouver's destination for lovers of food, art and culture. Offering fresh, local seasonal produce, guests rub elbows with Vancouver's chefs as they shop for their menus. During the tour, guests will savour a variety of fine foods from independent farmers and food artisans from Vancouver and beyond, Delicacies may include duck confil and cheeses to locally-made charcuterie, melt-in-your-mouth donuts, to world-class coffee and chai. 20 tastings, 10 stories, and 2 hours of Canadian delights! Total walking is a 10-15 minute walk or 250m for standard 2-hour public tours, Tastings are subject to change depending on availability. Maximum number of participants: 15 per guide, a total of 75 guests per departure. This excursion is a Signature Experience with Destination Canada.

Location/Directions
-The tour meets and departs from the Edible Canada Bistro front entrance, 1596 Johnston Street, Vancouver.

Departures
01/02/16-05/20/16 and 09/19/16-12/30/16 Thu-Sun 10:30 (except May 8, Dec 23-26)
05/21/16-09/18/16 - Daily, 10:30 (except Jul 1)

Duration
2 hours

Please note
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly.
-Passengers must meet at 10: 15 (15 minutes prior to the departure time)
-Minimum 2 passengers required Vegetarian and pescetarian tastings are available if requested at time of booking
Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Vancouver
This flexible city tour offers up the highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest Tickets are valid for two consecutive days, and the convertible clear top buses offer stunning views, rain or shine. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 20 plus 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 is offered in English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin, The tour loop duration is 120 minutes, without hopping off to visit attractions.

Passengers can join the tour at any of the 23 stops, Frequency may vary from 15 to 45 minutes depending on the season:
-Gastown (Welcome Centre, 05/01/16-10/10/16 only)
-Waterfront Station
-Canada Place (Cruise Terrninal)
-Marriott Pinnacle Hotel
-Hyatt (Melville 51. Exit)
-Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe St.) 11/20/16
-Howe St. (Across from the Holiday Inn)
-Quality Inn (Howe St)
-Vancouver Aquatic Centre
-Denman st. & Morton Ave. Raincity Grill)
-Stanley Park (Second Beach)
-Stanley Park (Vancouver Aquarium)
-Coal Harbour Seawall (Bayshore)
-Robson Shopping District
-Robson St. & Burrard St (Sutton Hotel)
-Century Plaza Hotel & Spa
-Thurlow St. & Davie St (Across from Denny's)
-Granville Island (Near Starbucks)
-Granville Street (Chateau Granville)
-Library Square (Across from the Westin)
-Sandman Hotel Georgia (Stadium Stop)
-Chinatown (Dr. Sun vat-Sen Chinese Garden)
-Old Spaghetti Factory

Departures
Daily

Duration
120 minutes

Please note
-Passengers can join the tour at any of the 23 stops and exchange their voucher on the bus.
-Children 0-2 years old are free.
Indian Arm Lunch Cruise
Experience a delightful cruise through calm, inland waters including a buffet lunch aboard the luxurious MV Harbour Princess. The route travels through Vancouver's inner harbour, Burrard Inlet, and then north into the spectacular setting of Indian Arm surrounded by a lush green forested landscape.

*Vessel is subject to change.

Location/Directions
Departing from Harbour Cruises Marina, 501 Denman Street, Vancouver

Departures
05/01/16-06/27/16 and 09/03/16-09/26/16 Sat - Mon
07/01/16-08/29/16 Fri - Mon

Boarding: 10:30am
Departure: 11:00am
Return: 3:00pm

Duration
4 hours

Please note
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly.
-Children 0-2 years old are free
Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing Adventure
Discover Vancouver and surrounding areas from the water on a Zodiac! The adventure begins cruising along the Vancouver Inner Harbour, then soars up to 55 Km/h while crossing the Burrard Inlet. The tour will cover a route along Coal Harbour, the North Shore, English Bay, False Creek and Stanley Park, with Vancouver's highlights being talked about along the way. With over 30 possible points of interest, each adventure is tailored to the tastes of the thrill- seeking passengers. Passengers will get a different perspective of the city skyscrapers, runners on the seawall, get up close and personal to the offshore freighters and wave to sun tanners on Vancouver's beaches. Vancouver is also home to a variety of birds and sea mammals, with possible sightings of dolphins, harbour seals, bald eagles and other sea birds during the tour. Tours operate rain or shine, however, in extreme weather conditions or high winds, adventures may be cancelled at the discretion of the supplier.

Location/Directions
Check-in at the Sea Vancouver counter, located inside the lobby of the Westin Bayshore Hotel (1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver).

Departures
Daily
Hourly departures, 10:00am-7:00pm

Duration
1.5 hours

Passenger Instructions
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly, and must arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.
-Passengers are required by Transport Canada to wear red cruiser suits, which act as a life preserver and keep passengers warm.
-It is recommend that passengers use the dry storage facility at the supplier's office, so purses, handbags and other personal items do not become water damaged during the tour
-Washrooms are not available on board the vessel. Public washrooms are available next to the supplier's office

What To Bring
Bring sunglasses, sunscreen, camera and/or video camera, and a plastic bag to keep the camera safe and dry during transit. The boat will come to a complete stop for photo opportunities. Dress in layers and wear flat, closed-toed shoes. A windbreaker or jacket is recommended as the vessel will travel at high speeds, and the temperature

Please note
-Due to minimum height restriction, children must be 102cm (4,) tall. This typically applies to children under the age of 7 years. This tour is not suitable for anyone with history of serious medical conditions including but not limited to back or neck injury, recent surgery, and/or current or suspected pregnancy
Stanley Park and North Shore Rainforest Adventure
This tour is a perfect combination of great scenery, historical interpretation, and a chance to breathe in pristine rainforest air. Walk along the seashore with unparalleled views of the West Coast Mountains and sandy beaches overlooked by impressive Totem poles. At Beaver Lake, the wonders of Vancouver's coastal rain forest await. Marvel at the giant cedars, towering Douglas firs and hemlock. Next it's off to the North Shore and Capilano Canyon. This primitive ecosystem is home to a Salmon Habitat were you'll learn the incredible story of the Chinook and Coho salmon and their journey to Alaska and back to spawn at the hatchery. The guide offers an in-depth look at Vancouver's natural beauty and history. This excursion is a Signature Experience with Destination Canada.

Please note
-Minimum 2 passengers required to operate this excursion
-Children 0-5 years old are free
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly.

Location/Directions
Departing from individual hotels in downtown Vancouver

Departures
Daily 05/01/16-09/30/16
Hotel pickups start at 8:30am

Duration
4 hours
Sunset Dinner Cruise
The authentic luxurious paddlewheeler M.P.V. Constitution (vessel subject to change) hosts a magical evening of cruising and dining. As the sun sets on the ocean horizon, and casts a red glow on the city's impressive skyline, you will cruise the waters of Vancouver Harbour and feast on a delicious buffet dinner. This tour is also available with coach transfers from select Vancouver hotels.

Location/Directions
Departing from Harbour Cruises Marina, 501 Denman Street, Vancouver

Departures
Daily
Boarding 6:30pm
Departure 7:00pm
Return 9:30pm

Duration
2.5 hours

Please note
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly.
-Children 0-2 years old are free
Vancouver City Tour & Capilano Suspension Bridge
This tour offers a fascinating look at Vancouver. Points of interest include Canada Place, Robson Street, Sports Venues, the Library, theatres, Chinatown and historic Gastown. The tour makes stops in Stanley Park en route to the Capilano Suspension Bridge in the North Shore rainforest. Cross the 450-ft-long bridge over a spectacular canyon to the Treetops Adventure observation structure Shop and snack under the evergreens. A highlight of this tour is a visit to Granville Island with its public market, shops, eateries and galleries along the water.

Location/Directions
Complimentary pickup service in the downtown areas and from all Vancouver hotels is available 30 minutes prior to the tour start time (pickup from select hotels in Burnaby and Richmond is available 60 minutes prior to the tour start time)

Departures
04/01/16-11/22/16 & 01/10/17-03/31/17: 12:00pm
11/23/16-01/09/17: 2:00pm

Duration
5 hours

Please note
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly. Upon confirmation of their reservation, passengers will be given a designated pick-up time and location.
-Children 0-2 years old are free
Vancouver Trolley Attraction Tour And Lookout Tower
Climb aboard a San Francisco-style trolley for a fully- commented city tour. Sightsee at your own pace as you hop-on and hop-off at many of Vancouver's premier attractions, parks, gardens, galleries and restaurants. Highlights include: Gastown, Robson Street, English Bay, Granville Island, six stops in Stanley Park, Dr. Sun Vat-Sen Garden, free False Creek ferry ride and free Granville Island walking tour with the Tour Guys (summer season) and many more. Be sure to enjoy the incredible views from the top of the Harbour Centre Tower (admission to tower included). A live commentary in English will be provided throughout the tour.

Location/Directions
Passengers can join the tour at any of the following stops:
Park Route
-Canada Place
-Marriott Hotel
-Hyatt Regency (Melville Street)
-Blue Horizon Hotel (Robson Street)
-Westin Bayshore Hotel
-Stanley Park - Rose Gardens
-Stanley Park - Vancouver Aquarium
-Stanley Park - Totem Poles
-Stanley Park - Lumberman's Arch
-Stanley Park - Prospect Point
-Stanley Park - The Teahouse
-Stanley Park - The Fish House
-English Bay (Beach and Davie)
-False Creek Ferries/Aquatic Centre/Sunset Beach
-Residence Inn by Marriott (Hornby Street)
-Sheraton Wall Centre
-Sutton Place Hotel (in front of Don Francesco's Ristorante)
-Canada Place
City Route
-Canada Place
-Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe Street) / Pacific Centre
-Holiday Inn (Howe Street)
-Vanier Park
-Museum of Vancouver and Space Centre
-Maritime Museum
-Granville Island (entrance at West 2nd and Anderson st)
-Yaletown (in front of Brix Restaurant)
-Library Square
-Sandman Hotel on Georgia
-Hampton Inn
-Edgewater Casino
-Science World
-Dr. Sun Vat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens (Chinatown I Pender Street)
-Vancouver Police Museum (Gore Street)
-Vancouver Urban Winery
-Old Spaghetti Factory (Water Street)
-Steamclock
-Vancouver Lookout at Harbour Centre (Richards Street)
-Canada Place

Departures
Daily (except Dec 25) 8:25am-5:00pm

Please note
-Passengers are to proceed to one of the stops indicated and present their voucher upon boarding.
-Children 0-3 years old are free.
-Valid for 2 days
Victoria Day Trip Departs 9:30am
Experience the exhilarating scenery and picturesque charms of historic Victoria. Boasting mountain views from the downtown Inner Harbour, this compact, pedestrian-friendly city features eclectic shopping, superb cuisine and wonderful attractions such as The Royal BC Museum, An insightful commentary provided by your knowledgeable driver reveals the history and highlights of this seaside capital city. Also included is admission to the breathtaking natural wonder of Butchart Gardens, featuring exotic floral displays from allover the world. Plan your own itinerary and independently explore the sights and sounds of the Inner Harbour waterfront, perhaps arranging to take a water taxi around the harbour to appreciate the cityscape from a unique perspective. Departing from Vancouver, your coach excursion includes a 95 minute ferry trip through the scenic passages of the Gulf Islands to Victoria on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

Location/Directions
Departing from individual hotels in downtown
Vancouver between 8:30am-9:00am

Departures
Daily
05/01/16-09/30/16 9:30am
10/01/16-10/15/16 7:30am

Please note:
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly.
-Passengers are required to be ready at their hotel for departure by 08:30. As other hotel pickups will be conducted, passengers should wait until the Pacific Coach Lines bus arrives at the hotel.
-Children 0-4 years old are free
Victoria Day Trip Departs 9:30am
Experience the exhilarating scenery and picturesque charms of historic Victoria. Boasting mountain views from the downtown Inner Harbour, this compact, pedestrian-friendly city features eclectic shopping, superb cuisine and wonderful attractions such as The Royal BC Museum, An insightful commentary provided by your knowledgeable driver reveals the history and highlights of this seaside capital city. Also included is admission to the breathtaking natural wonder of Butchart Gardens, featuring exotic floral displays from allover the world. Plan your own itinerary and independently explore the sights and sounds of the Inner Harbour waterfront, perhaps arranging to take a water taxi around the harbour to appreciate the cityscape from a unique perspective. Departing from Vancouver, your coach excursion includes a 95 minute ferry trip through the scenic passages of the Gulf Islands to Victoria on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

Location/Directions
Departing from individual hotels in downtown
Vancouver between 8:30am-9:00am

Departures
Daily
05/01/16-09/30/16 9:30am
10/01/16-10/15/16 7:30am

Please note:
-Passengers are recommended to confirm services 24 hours prior by contacting the supplier directly.
-Passengers are required to be ready at their hotel for departure by 08:30. As other hotel pickups will be conducted, passengers should wait until the Pacific Coach Lines bus arrives at the hotel.
-Children 0-4 years old are free