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Seaplane Flight to Vancouver with Fully-Narrated Bus Tour
"Check in 30 minutes prior to your flight departure time at the Victoria Harbour Airport located centrally in Victoria's historical Inner Harbour. Before taking flight take part in a short safety briefing. Then you’ll be ready for your 35-minute scenic flight to Vancouver. Departing from downtown Victoria you'll first fly out over the Peninsula with the world famous Butchart Gardens below Mount Baker in the distance and Salt Spring Island. Then head out into the Georgia Strait
From CAD429.00
 
Vancouver Private Day Tour and Capilano Suspension Bridge
"Experience the beauty of the Pacific on this 5-hour private tour in the comfort of a private SUV with sunroof. 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. Your Vancouver day trip starts with pickup from your hotel. Your private local guide will give you a comprehensive tour of Vancouver's major attractions and highlights such as Stanley Park Chinatown Gastown and Granville Park.  Then drive over the beautiful Lion’s Gate Bridge
From CAD269.00
 
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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Christ Church Cathedral - Downtown Vancouver

Christ Church Cathedral is located at 690 Burrard Street. It is opposite The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. This church belongs to the Anglican Church of Canada. The site of the church has been used as a...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Small Inukshuk Sculpture

There is a small Inukshuk sculpture close to Burrard Skytrain Station. Inukshuk are sculptures traditionally created by the Inuit people. They are made by placing uncarved stones on top of each other....
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

The Marine Building in Downtown Vancouver

The Marine Building is located at 355 Burrard Street in Downtown Vancouver. This building was designed by McCarter, Nairne and Partners. It is famous for its Art Deco details. At 22 stories high, at...
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IreneMcKay
Apr 11, 2015

Downtown Walking Tour #1

Here's a great walking tour of downtown Vancouver, just 4.0 km long, that'll give visitors a great cross section of the downtown core:1. Start at Torch Cauldron (Thurlow & Canada Place)2. Walk...
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rmdw
Apr 02, 2011

Downtown Vancouver

If you base yourself in downtown Vancouver, you'll be within walking distance to many of the city's attractions and neighbourhoods. It's not like other North American cities where you want to avoid...
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Carmanah
Sep 17, 2008

Rappers Liven Up The City

Just walking through Downtown will keep you entertained whether it be the"Rappers", Salsa Dancing, Music, or just the multitude of tourist and locals on the streets. Just keep your eyes open, or rest...
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Mikebb
Jan 21, 2008

Marinas

Since Vancouver verges on the sea, you’ll find that there are many marinas holding boats for the weekend yachtsmen. Not being much of a seaman myself, I still find it interesting to visit the yachts...
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penumbra
Feb 13, 2007

Granville Avenue

Well this is where I stayed in Samesun backpackers - an absolute dive. The place had a lot of character, bums on every corner askin for weed, 25c peep shows, pizza slice joints everywhere. Very...
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david1982
Oct 21, 2006

Gigantic pendulum

It may not be your usual tourist sight, but this gigantic pendulum has stopped many people in their tracks. The pendulum is housed inside a branch of HSBC bank at Hornsby and W. Georgia, and is...
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UKDaisy
Mar 17, 2006

Downtown Vancouver

Good shopping and reataurants in downtown Vancouver. Stanley Park offers the excellent and scenic sea wall. You can walk, rooler skate, or rent a bike. The paved trail around Stanley Park is about 11...
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mwkwan
Jan 10, 2005

Downtown Vancouver

Being the central part of the city, downtown Vancouver is everything you expect it to be. Busy yet relaxed, trendy and filled with both victorian and modern architecture and skyscrapers.Downtown...
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JanPeter74
Sep 01, 2004

Walking trough downtown

Go walking trough downtown. See the museums, shops and numerous other sights.Vancouver's downtown area is clean and quite small so everything can be reached by foot. Canada Place is a great place to...
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Mar 03, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Downtown Vancouver

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English Bay

One of Vancouver's newest attracions, is "A-maze-ing Laughter", or as most tourists simply call them, "The Laughing Statues." These 14 bronze statues were created by Chinese artist Yue Minjun, and...
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Robson Street

On Robson Street between Hornby Street and Jervis Street it is hyped as a very fashionable place to visit. It is nothing more than four blocks of high priced chain stores that can be found in most...
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Stanley Park

Take some time to go walking, hire a bike if that's you thing, but do take some time to go and explore Stanley Park. There is a huge amount to see here, historical things, wonderous views, beautiful...
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Vancouver Maritime Museum

I am still disturbed and troubled after a visit to The Vancouver Maritime Museum. They have a new exhibit called Scrimshaw which features numerous images of an inappropriate sexual nature on tusks....
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HR MacMillan Space Centre

If you are travelling with kids, you can have a stay in the H. R. Macmillan Space Center. There kids can get in touch with different aspects of space flight, like biological effects on the body and...
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Vanier Park

Vanier park on English Bay is home to the Vancouver Museum, the Maritime Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (made up of the Planetarium and the Observatory). On a sunny day, there are lots of...
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