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Vancouver City Passport Guidebook and Travel Savings
Vancouver City Passport Guidebook and Travel Savings From $23.00 per Book
Save up to 50% on over 60 of Vancouver's most popular attractions, including museums, theaters, and restaurants, as well as sightseeing and adventure day trips. Each City Passport offers savings for up to 2 adults and 2 children.
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Vancouver Two-Day Trolley Tour
Vancouver Two-Day Trolley Tour From $33.78 per Adult
Explore the sights of Vancouver at your own pace as you hop on and off this charming trolley at any of its 29 stops throughout the city.
Book online and receive a 2-day trolley pass for the price of a 1-day pass
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Whistler and Shannon Falls Tour
Whistler and Shannon Falls Tour From $119.74 per Adult
A full day of paradise in the mountains awaits you! Enjoy breathtaking views of the coastal mountains, majestic water falls, and free time to explore Whistler's alpine village.
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Royal Victoria and Butchart Gardens Excursion
Royal Victoria and Butchart Gardens Excursion From $162.97 per Adult
All aboard this popular tour to Victoria Island. The all-day excursion departs from Vancouver before boarding a ferry to get to the island. Once there, Butchart Gardens and Victoria are yours to discover.
Our most popular tour, book now!
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Tours and Sightseeing
Vancouver Trolley & Tower Combination
Vancouver Trolley & Tower Combination From $40.01 per Adult
You won't miss a thing on this award-winning trolley and tower combination tour. Board the Skylift elevators to get a spectacular 360-degree view from the Harbour Centre Tower'sVancouver Lookout!. Then, hop on and off at any of the trolley's 29 featured stops.
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Vancouver Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus
Vancouver Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus From $36.79 per Adult
Experience the sights and sounds of Vancouver from a "convertible" or vintage double-decker bus! Enjoy a narrated tour or hop on and off at more than 20 stops. Best of all, your pass is valid for any two days within two weeks!
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Deluxe Excursion
Victoria and Butchart Gardens Deluxe Excursion From $172.95 per Adult
Spend a day in beautiful Victoria. Wander the ever-changing Butchart Gardens and then enjoy free time to explore the most popular sites of this charming city, including the Empress hotel and the Inner Harbour.
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Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour
Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour From $87.81 per Adult
Explore Vancouver’s most popular sites—including Gastown, Stanley Park, and Granville Island—as you make your way to the Cleveland Dam and the Capilano Suspension Bridge, located Northshore Rainforest.
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City Highlights Tour & Vancouver Lookout Observation Deck
City Highlights Tour & Vancouver Lookout Observation Deck From $65.63 per Adult
A guided tour highlighting the city including stops at scenic Stanley Park and Grandville Island’s Public Market with unobstructed views of the cityscape and surrounding beauty. Cap off your tour with breathtaking views of the ocean and mountains from Vancouver Lookout.
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Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour
Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour From $30.80 per Adult
In the mood for woodland enchantment? Your chariot awaits! Take a leisurely ride around Stanley Park’s lush grounds on this one-hour horse-drawn carriage tour.
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Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver From $148.08 per Adult
The day is yours to discover Victoria at your leisure. Board a bus from Vancouver before getting on a BC ferry that transports you to Vancouver Island.
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Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour
Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour From $132.15 per Adult
Cross the historic Lions Gate Bridge by shuttle, then cross the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge on foot! Once at Grouse Mountain, partake in activities including a skyride, grizzly refuge, and lumberjack show.
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Air and Land Adventures
Gulf Islands Kayaking, Barbecue, and Floatplane Adventure
Gulf Islands Kayaking, Barbecue, and Floatplane Adventure From $458.98 per Adult
British Columbia's natural beauty is just a stone's throw from downtown Vancouver. This is your opportunity to get out of the city to explore the Northwest. Ride a ferry to the Gulf Islands for sea kayaking and a grilled picnic lunch. Then, hop aboard a floatplane for a return flight to Vancouver you will never forget.
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Vancouver Aerial Tour
Vancouver Aerial Tour From $105.27 per Adult
Ascend to the skies above Vancouver and witness the extent of the sprawling metropolis. Take a seaplane ride above the sights and attractions and beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Take flight over Vancouver
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GyPSy Guide: GPS Self Guided Driving Tour of Vancouver
GyPSy Guide: GPS Self Guided Driving Tour of Vancouver From $40.18 per Guide
Explore Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria, and beyond at your own pace! You won’t miss a thing with the help of the GyPSy Guide on your driving vacation.
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Water Activities and Cruises
Vancouver Harbor Tour
Vancouver Harbor Tour From $27.83 per Adult
Circle Vancouver's Inner Harbor, the "Gateway to the Pacific," on this narrated tour. Cruise past Stanley Park, the Lions Gate Bridge, Gastown, and many other famous landmarks.
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Harbour Dinner Cruise
Harbour Dinner Cruise From $76.98 per Adult
Whet your appetite for sweeping mountainous and metropolitan views on this evening cruise. Then satisfy your appetite with a professionally-catered, West Coast-themed dinner while you hear the sounds of live music and enjoy a Northwest pride and joy—Vancouver.
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Vancouver Whale Watching
Vancouver Whale Watching From $121.07 per Adult
Watch killer whales in their natural habitat, while taking in the diverse marine ecosystem. Be sure to also keep an eye out for Dall's porpoises, sea lions, bald eagles, and seals.
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Sea Safari Eco-Tour
Sea Safari Eco-Tour From $79.16 per Adult
Feel the ocean spray on this wildlife-viewing excursion in a high-speed inflatable boat. Experienced guides lead this 2-hour adventure on British Columbia's rugged coast to see birds, jagged cliffs, caves, harbor seals, and the Vancouver skyline from the Strait of Georgia.
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Elaho Exhilarator
Elaho Exhilarator From $134.01 per Adult
Challenge the rapids of the Squamish and Elaho rivers while traveling through some of British Columbia's most breathtaking scenery. This river system is gentle enough for novice rafters, while still providing a thrilling ride for the more experienced rafter.
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Cheakamus Splash Rafting Adventure
Cheakamus Splash Rafting Adventure From $95.38 per Adult
Experience the Cheakamus River’s sights and sounds on this easygoing rafting trip. As you navigate the river's gentle waters, admire lush forests and a variety of birds and other wildlife.
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Indian Arm Lunch Cruise
Indian Arm Lunch Cruise From $69.92 per Traveler
Old-growth forests, pristine waterfalls, Northwest wildlife, and dreamy waterfront homes are just some of the highlights on this fully-narrated cruise to Vancouver's Indian Arm. Plus, enjoy a delicious lunch featuring fresh local salmon.
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Self-Driven Boat Rental
Self-Driven Boat Rental From $64.18 per Vehicle
Plot your own course and set out on a water adventure around Howe Sound. You're in the captain's chair on this self-guided boat tour through the waters off the coast of British Columbia.
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River Rafting on Thompson River
River Rafting on Thompson River From $141.43 per Adult
Splash down the Thompson River on a raft through class III and IV rapids. This river combines powerful rapids and deep quiet canyons in the warm desert climate of British Columbia's interior. Paddle up an appetite for a gourmet riverside lunch that's included in the price.
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Indian Arm Sea Kayaking Adventure & Barbecue
Indian Arm Sea Kayaking Adventure & Barbecue From $183.04 per Adult
Take in the magnificent scenery and wildlife as you kayak through Indian Arm, Canada's southernmost glacial fjord. The 3-hour paddle—led by a trained guide—requires no previous experience and is followed by a sumptuous salmon barbeque on a secluded beach in Indian Arm.
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Vancouver Whale Watching Safari
Vancouver Whale Watching Safari From $170.16 per Adult
Board a comfortable, enclosed boat and head out on a maritime adventure. Your naturalist guide can answer questions and help you spot killer whales (orcas), gray whales, humpback whales, and Dall's porpoises.
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