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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
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Private Tour: Vancouver Day Trip
"Forget about crowded buses or following other people's timelines. On this private tour get to know the places that interest you and suit the needs of your group or family. Be a traveler not a tourist. Enjoy your own private tour with those you love and get the most for your money. After picking you up from your Vancouver hotel your private local guide will give you a comprehensive tour of Vancouver's major attractions and highlights such as Stanley Park Chinatown Gastown
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Vancouver 2-Hour Private Tour
"After pickup from your hotel condo or residence travel in a luxury private vehicle as your chauffeur guide takes you on a journey through Historic Chinatown and Gastown - where the roots of Vancouver began. From here you will pass by Vancouver’s award winning Cruise Ship Terminal and home port for Alaska bound sailings and Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic Torch. Continuing though the financial district drive along Robson Street
From CAD210.00

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Salmon Fishing

Chartering boats and heading out onto the water is a fairly common in VanC. I took my sister and brother inlaw on a fishing trip.there are many companies orgaising group excursions around Granville...
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Apr 30, 2006

Ski Tube

If water skiing is not quite for you, you can experience almost the same thrill by being towed on a tube behind a boat. To be sure, the boat driver still requires some skill in maneuvering the boat,...
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Aug 27, 2005

Go Sailing or PowerBoating!

Cooper Boating lets locals and visitors charter sailboats and powerboats from their central Granville Island Marina. The very friendly staff went out of their way to help a friend of mine visiting...
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Jul 25, 2005

Charter a Sailboat!

I was hijacked and taken aboard this 28ft sailboat for a evening of cruising the harbour. Jeremy, the skipper went out of his way to make this boating adventure one we will never forget. It began by a...
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Jun 30, 2005


This is a very large swimming complex in Richmond (south of Vancouver). It has a large swimming and diving pool with a hot tub, wave and kiddie pools as well. Two large waterslides loom overhead. Off...
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Sep 05, 2004


Summer; Vancouver's got a growing bike culture (both road and mountain), so if you're a roadie, definitely pack your bike to head out around Richmond or the North Shore mountains (90 km rides)....
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Mar 13, 2004

Da Beach

Wreck beach is quite surprising. I lived for a full year just above it and let me tell you...lots of weirdos...There's even some that live there year round...better not disturb them at night.One thing...
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May 14, 2003


If you're in the Kitsilano area, you can stop by and see the Kits Sailing Club. I'm in the process of getting a membership there, so if you find me, maybe I'll take you out sailing on the water this...
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Apr 12, 2003
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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

We were lucky enough to stay on Granville Island. I would recommend that. Anyhow, Granville Island is great itself to wander around. It is filled with charming shops, local arts club theatre, many...
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