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Private Tour: Gardens of Vancouver
"Your private tour starts with a stop at the beautiful Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver's Chinatown. The Chinese have a totally different perspective on what a garden should be and it must be seen to be understood. Take a short wal you travel to the highest point in the city the spectacular Queen Elisabeth Park and its sunken gardens. Originally a rock quarry for the early development of downtown it is now a spectacular garden and view point. Finally you'll enjoy the breathtaking Van Dusen Botanical Garden with an amazing array of what nature has to offer. This mature 55 acre (22 hectare) garden features displays of plants in picturesque landscape settings. Specific garden areas are planted to illust"""Spend a half-day in Vancouver's wonderful gardens on this private and personalized tour. Beauty
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Vancouver City Sightseeing Tour
"After pickup from select hotels Vancouver hotels your 4-hour tour starts in Gastown Vancouver's historic district. Stride along cobbled streets past 19th-century buildings. Listen to engaging commentary from your guide about the popular landmarks as you pass. Soak up the lively cultural atmosphere of Chinatown one of North America's largest Chinatowns and drive through Robson Street Vancouver's trendy shopping district in the heart of downtown Vancouver.Enter the urban oasis of Stanley Park and see Brockton Point’s nine historic totem poles built by the First People in British Columbia. Ascend to Prospect Point the highest point of Stanley Park
From CAD75.00
 
Best of Vancouver Private Evening City Tour
"This 3-hour small-group private tour includes the service of a professional local guide and vehicle and is available for groups as small as two or as large as needed. Small groups will travel in Luxury SUVs or Cadillac touring limos with all seats facing forward and easy in and out.Your talented local guides will show you the best that Vancouver has to offer. The tour starts with 6pm pickup at your hotel. Afterwards you'll visit famous attractions such as Stanley Park and the Lions Gate Bridge. Then stop at Chinatown the second largest on the west coast of North America and one of Vancouver's oldest neighborhoods before heading to Gastown
From CAD104.00

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Actually Victoria is on...

Favorite thing Actually Victoria is on Vancouver Island, about a two and a half-hour ferry and bus ride to Vancouver city. I spent two days in Victoria, and actually wished I could have stayed longer. I took an eco-tour of the west coast of the island, and had a wonderful day hike.

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melemeday
Aug 25, 2002

This is, of course, only for...

Favorite thing This is, of course, only for flower lovers, which my brother isn't, so he probably wouldn't recommend Butchart gardens as highly as I do. I enjoy flowers, and being an amateur photographer, found plenty to enjoy there. As I was reminded by a fellow vtourist member, I should mention that Butchart Gardens aren't in Vancouver but on Vancouver Island. I liked the island better personally; it felt less crowded.

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Araneida
Aug 24, 2002

Visit Vancouver island where...

Favorite thing Visit Vancouver island where Butchart Garden and Craigduroch caslte are located. In the evening the capitol buildings of Victoria on the harbor were lit up (outlined). I don't know if the do this all year or if we just happened to be there at the right time of year, but it was very pretty.

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Araneida
Aug 24, 2002

You must take a ferry boat...

Favorite thing You must take a ferry boat ride over to Victoria. You drive your car onto a modern, cruise-like ferry and watch the beautiful scenery go by. First stop must be Buchart Gardens. It's a little expensive, but very impressive. Then check out downtown and have high tea at the Empress hotel before you catch the ferry back again.

Fondest memory On a hike down to a lake in Garibaldi national park, we stopped to watch a mother bear and cub as they hunted for food. We waited cautiously until they were gone. Then went down a rain forest path to a beautiful mirror-like lake. I think about it whenever I get really pressured at work. I can still remember that dusky, earthy, clean smell deep in the woods.

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Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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When you are in Vancouver you...

Favorite thing When you are in Vancouver you should also visit Vancouver island.
Yes I know it is great and far away, but spending some days on the long beach is one of my fondest memory.
The lonelyness at the campground (you must take all your food with you) and the few people is so very different to Germany.

The picture shows a view onto the long beach on Vancouver island near Tofino.

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Aug 24, 2002

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South Granville Rise

South Granville (also called "South Granville Rise") is an upscale shopping district south of downtown Vancouver. The heart of South Granville's commercial area spans along Granville Street between...
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VanDusen Botanical Gardens

Vancouver's wet climate produces some of the most lush gardens in North America. Because of the climate and the mild temperatures, Vancouver's gardens are vibrant and green year round. This is unlike...
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Bloedel Conservatory

The Bloedel Conservatory is a small round building located in Queen Elizabeth Park. I had read another Mother's review of it online and figured it would be a great place to spend an afternoon with our...
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Queen Elizabeth Park

The Bloedel Conservatory is located in Queen Elizabeth Park at the top of Little Mountain. It is a large dome overlooking the city and the mountains. Inside this dome is a large temperature controlled...
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Totem Poles

Located in the northeast area of Stanley Park, the First Nations artwork area is most famous for its totem poles. However, there are also several other pieces of artwork here. This includes a Story...
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Granville Island

Enjoyed all of the restaurants & shops. This was a real foodie paradise with markets, gourmet shops and all sorts of items cooking. We took a water taxi to Granville and the trolley back to our hotel.
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