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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
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

Skytrain (Translink) Tips (23)

Skytrain is Part of a Whole System

Skytrain is the Metro / Subway system in Vancouver. As the name Skytrain implies, much of the routing is elevated above ground.For tourists, probably the most important part of this system is the line...
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Oct 15, 2015

Do's and Don't's of Skytrain Transit Vancity BC

AVOID AIRPORT RIP-OFF: Buy book of ten one zone tickets from 7-11 on lower level of Vancouver Int'l Airport down below from where you exit with your domestic luggage. Point of sale ticket price at...
Nov 11, 2014

Take The Sky Train

Sky train is the region's most popular form of transportation, and is fastest, and easiest way to get to downtown Vancouver. Driving, and finding parking in downtown, can be a real pain in the butt,...
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Jul 10, 2014

Sky train

Subway or Metro they call it here Sky train, with sky train is easy to get around and inexpensive, 2.75 dollar for a ride and you are set to go They have a pretty nice connections everywhere and easy...
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Jun 22, 2014

Skytrain from the airport to downtown

In my opinion, one of the best things to have come out of the 2010 Winter Olympics is the skytrain Canada Line that now connects Vancouver airport to the downtown area. Tickets cost $8.75, or $7.50 if...
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Nov 05, 2010


The Skytrain is Vancouver's light-rail public transit. It's an unmanned, automatic monorail that travels east-west across Greater Vancouver. The skytrain is the fasted method of travelling around...
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Feb 19, 2008

Sky Train

Good way to go just site see around the area. Great way to get to Science World. Get a day pass for 8.00 CAN. It is an expanding light rail system that is elevated for the most part. More info at BC...
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Dec 17, 2007

When tripping to Metrotown or Commercial Ave

The Skytrain is Vancouver's mass rail network.The system seems to primarily service the eastside of Vancouver.Soon though the there will be a new rail network going to the airport. It's scheduled to...
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Apr 01, 2007

From the suburbs

The Skytrain is a good way to get to and from Vancouver's suburbs of Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, and Surrey. There are two main lines, and both of them go to downtown, where you can get off...
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Jan 17, 2007


SkyTrain is Vancouver's subway system. It's a fairly small system compaired with say New York or London, but it's a nice modern system that runs frequently. The reason it is called SkyTrain is because...
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Dec 12, 2006

Sky Train

The Sky Train is a modern and comfortable mode of transport. However in Vancouver it is somewhat strange in that the route only goes from the city centre out to Surrey crossing east Vancouver, Burnaby...
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Nov 28, 2006

Getting to Pacific Central Station.

Pacific Central Station is now the terminus for trans-Canada trains and trains south to Seattle. It is also the place where you need to go to board the Pacific Coachlines coach that will take you to...
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Aug 05, 2006
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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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