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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
From CAD179.00
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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BC Ferries

BC Ferries operates one of the most extensive fleet of ferries in North America. There are major sailings between Vancouver Island and the Mainland, as well as lesser known runs that the tourist might...
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Nov 24, 2006

Walk on the Ferry

If your going to Victoria plan on parking the car at the terminal and taking the bus once on the island. The terminal is about 45 min from Victoria and is about 20 dollars round trip and the ferry is...
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Aug 05, 2005


If you wanna explore Vancouver Island or some of the smaller islands around Vancouver then head to Horseshoe Bay on the North shore. To take you car to Vancouver Island it costs approximately $50 plus...
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Jul 26, 2004

BC Ferries

If you want to have great views, BC Ferries is an excellent option to get to Vancouver. From Victoria it takes 1.5 hrs to get to Tsawwassen and then, one more hour to get to Downtown Vancouver. During...
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Jan 04, 2008

Victoria-Vancouver Ferries

I can only really comment on getting to anf from vancouver from Victoria. You COULD fly but why?? It is expensive for a little 15 minute flight.Rather take the ferry.The views from the ferries are...
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May 29, 2005

Ferry from Vancouver to Victoria

I would highly recommend taking the British Columbia Ferry Service. It is one of the nicest ferry services I have ever seen. It was an awesome ride. We had the chance to see the sunset over the...
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Oct 03, 2004

BC Ferries

A great way to get around the Vancouver area is to ride by ferry. The cost is relatively cheap and you'll get a nice view of the waterways and inlets that dot the BC coastline. Some people chose to...
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Apr 17, 2007

Ferry from Horseshoe bay to Nanaimo

Mark my words, plan on arriving at least 3 hours early for the ferry you intend to take. We were aiming for the 4PM ferry to Nanaimo, but got there at 3PM, and instead ended up on the 7PM ferry!It's a...
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Feb 16, 2005

Convenient ferries to Vancouver Island

You can catch a BC ferry for a trip of less than two hours to Vancouver Island. There are two terminals near Vancouver. One is at Horseshoe Bay and the other is at Tsawwassen. From Horseshoe Bay, the...
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Jul 31, 2004

BC Ferry to Vancover Island

Crossing to the otherside of Vancouver the ferry is an easy way to take if you are on foot, bicycle or with car, is a more than an hour sail to the otherside and during the ride you remain inside the...
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Jun 06, 2014

Ok, so your probably going to...

Ok, so your probably going to want to get out to one of the Gulf Island - there's several different departure points but the 2 most popular ones are Horseshoe Bay and Tsawwassen. Our ferries can ship...
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Aug 26, 2002

Vancouver is surrounded by a...

Vancouver is surrounded by a number of different islands that are linked to gether by a ferry system. Taking your car to the various islands is expensive but possible. You can even reserve a spot in...
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Aug 26, 2002
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Things to Do Near Vancouver

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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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