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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

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This whale-watching adventure from downtown Vancouver gives you the chance to see whales and other marine life. Hop aboard the 'Salish Sea Dream' our 80-foot flagship catamaran, and keep your eyes peeled from one of several viewing areas.. Learn about the local history and geology from knowledgeable crew on board, and soak up views of the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, and Howe Sound.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.51
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$159.51
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Small Group Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain from Vancouver

Small Group Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain from Vancouver

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Experience some of Vancouver's highlights on this family-friendly day tour, including stops at Grouse Mountain and the Capilano Suspension Bridge. With a small group of just 14 travelers, watch the lumberjack and endangered bird shows at Grouse Mountain. Visit the Treetop Adventure and the Cliffwalk at the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Round-trip hotel transportation included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$201.58
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$201.58
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Vancouver City Tour Including Capilano Suspension Bridge

Vancouver City Tour Including Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Spend half a day touring Vancouver’s natural and urban highlights on this sightseeing bus tour. Your savvy guide escorts you to key attractions such as Canada Place, Robson Street and across the Lions Gate Bridge. Listen to interesting commentary as you wind through vibrant neighborhoods and tree-lined paths in Stanley Park. Then head to Capilano Suspension Bridge for an exhilarating walk along the cliff-hanging footpaths.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.14
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$103.14
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Vancouver Biking and Hiking Tour including Lunch

Vancouver Biking and Hiking Tour including Lunch

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Cycle and hike your way through British Columbia’s rugged landscape on a 6.5-hour tour from Vancouver with lunch. Watch for signs of wildlife as you walk through Lynn Canyon, cross a scenic suspension bridge and explore a stunning temperate rainforest. Get sweeping views from the saddle while riding the Trans Canada Trail through Pitt Meadows, where the snow capped mountains around Frasier Valley are a dramatic backdrop for winding rivers and marshland. Enjoy all-inclusive access to equipment, lunch and transportation.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.06
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$120.06

Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver
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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

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Scout for an incredible array of marine life during this half-day Vancouver whale watching cruise. Join a professional naturalist on board a modern boat as you search for creatures including orcas, seals, porpoises, and eagles. The waters for your cruise are renowned for attracting whales, offering an up to 90% success rate with sightings. Best of all, enjoy spectacular scenery set amidst the Gulf and San Juan Islands. Your whale watching trip from Vancouver includes round-trip transport from your hotel, plus bottled water and snacks.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.13
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$124.13
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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Ticket

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Ticket

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Immerse yourself in nature’s splendor moments from downtown Vancouver. History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, where you wander through the stunning temperate rain forest. Soar over the Capilano River as you cross the suspension bridge, climb through old-growth fir trees on the Treetops Adventure, and rise high above the canyon along a towering wall of granite on the new Cliffwalk.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.32
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$47.32
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Vancouver Seaplane Tour
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Vancouver Seaplane Tour

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Soar above the scenic city of Vancouver, enjoying a bird's eye view of its picturesque harbor and nearby mountain peaks, on this 20-minute, small-group seaplane flight. Hop aboard your seaplane as you leave the tourist crowds in downtown Vancouver behind, as you glide above the city's beautiful skyline and take in an aerial view of its Olympic facilities. This small-group flight, limited to just 14 guests, also includes a carbon offset levy.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.67
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$116.67
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

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You’re visiting Vancouver and want to experience the natural wonders outside the city. Avoid the hassle of renting a car with this day trip that shows off BC's fjords, inlets, and mountains, with included transportation and a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola. A guide provides commentary on the drive, and you'll enjoy photo stops as well as free time in Whistler Village.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.12
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$155.12
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Epic Electric Bike Tour of Vancouver
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Epic Electric Bike Tour of Vancouver

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Touring Vancouver by bike lets you experience the city at a pace you can’t access by car. Ride along Vancouver’s separated bike trails with a small group of no more than eight riders. Cruise the Stanley Park Seawall and check out both modern and historic neighborhoods. Your electric bike makes your ride a breeze no matter your fitness level.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.91
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Grouse Mountain Admission

Grouse Mountain Admission

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Escape to the picturesque alpine landscape just outside Vancouver with this admission to Grouse Mountain, a cultural and outdoor park that's perfect for the whole family. Enjoy the chance to observe endangered animals like owls and bears, or watch the park's collection of birds of prey as they soar through the air. You can also enjoy a ride on one of the longest aerial trams in North America, go snowshoeing, and watch a lumberjack show, plus much more. Along with your Grouse Mountain admission, a shuttle is available (first-come first-serve basis) from downtown Vancouver and ride on the park's peak chairlift.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.53
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$52.53
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4-Hour Vancouver City Tour with Queen Elizabeth Park

4-Hour Vancouver City Tour with Queen Elizabeth Park

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Experience the city that sits between mountains and the ocean during this half-day, sightseeing tour of Vancouver with live onboard commentary. See how nature and urban planning blend together at the city’s parks and beaches and immerse yourself in Vancouver’s multicultural influences and food in popular neighborhoods in the city center.  
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.18
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

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Your camera just might run out of memory space on this trip. Discover one dramatic landscape after another on this full-day coach tour between Vancouver and Whistler: the Sea-to-Sky highway, the Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Squamish, Whistler Village, and Brandywine Falls. From the gondola, admire Howe Sound, the Squamish River, and the coastal mountain range. Enjoy plenty of free time to wander about Squamish and partake in Whistler Village activities on your own. Round-trip transport from select locations included.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.65
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$144.65

Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Looking for an enchanting and unusual way to spend an evening in Vancouver? Take a leisurely dinner cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Listen to live music and savor delicious Pacific Coast-style cuisine as you float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor. Stroll the deck at sunset, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet, and take in the beautiful sights including Canada Place, the North Shore Mountains and the West Vancouver skyline after dusk.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.50
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$83.50

Private Transfer from YVR Airport to Vancouver

Private Transfer from YVR Airport to Vancouver

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Have safe and quick transportation from YVR (Vancouver International Airport) to Vancouver City. Reach your destination in a spacious Van or minibus meant to make your trip comfortable and hassle-free. Enjoy complimentary bottled water onboard.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$220.90
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Granite Falls Zodiac Tour
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Granite Falls Zodiac Tour

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Experience Vancouver sights by water on this 3-hour zodiac-boat tour from Granville Island. Cross False Creek and admire Siwash Rock, an iconic stone spire located near the Lion’s Gate Bridge. In Vancouver Harbour, learn about the waterfront landmarks. Venture into Deep Cove and the glacial fjord of the Indian Arm, for incredible views of granite cliffs that you can only see by boat. Capture the beauty of Granite Falls and Silver Falls before heading back.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.47
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Vancouver Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour
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Vancouver Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour

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Get a glimpse into Vancouver’s rough and rowdy past on a walking tour of the historic Gastown neighborhood. Hear haunting tales of the city’s darkest days, when fires, smallpox and gold dust fever swept through the frontier outpost. Visit the neighborhood’s landmarks and historic sites as your guide evokes the thieves, hustlers and vagabonds that made the west so wild.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.40
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy the exquisite waterfront views of Canada's premier West Coast city on a leisurely Vancouver Harbor sightseeing cruise. Travel past landmarks sites such as world-renowned Stanley Park and the city's rejuvenated Gastown district, marvel at the incredible North Shore Mountains from atop an open-air deck, and admire the stunning Lions' Gate Bridge while sipping a cocktail (own expense) from the onboard bar. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.06
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$36.06

Private Transport from Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal to Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Private Transport from Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal to Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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Experience a luxurious, hassle-free transfer from Canada Place Cruise Terminal to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), including a high-end vehicle of your choosing. Meet your driver at the Cruise Port and receive the royal treatment as you're whisked away to the airport.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.81
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Gastown Historic Walking Food Tour

Gastown Historic Walking Food Tour

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The Legendary Gastown Food tour takes you through the cobbled stone streets of Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. Enjoy local craft beer, Japanese Kar-age style chicken, freshly made Sicilian Tortellini with local wine, tasty pork and potato croquette, crispy sweet & chili cauliflower, organic smooth soft ice cream and creamy awarding winning cheesecake! On this 2.5 hour walking food tour, you will be lead by an improv comedy actor who will share the fascinating and funny little-known stories about Vancouver and its “Wild West” history that dates back 150 years.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.51
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Private Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain

Private Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain

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Discover the beautiful Pacific Northwest on this private 6-hour tour from Vancouver. Cross over the Lion’s Gate Bridge and relax during the scenic drives aboard an SUV with panoramic windows and a sunroof. At Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, explore the woods on the Treetops Adventure and test your courage on the glass floors of the Cliffwalk. Ride a gondola up Grouse Mountain and capture sweeping views. Add a trip to the famous Capilano River Salmon Hatchery, where the fish jump upriver during the summer. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$317.58
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A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour Led by a Chef

A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour Led by a Chef

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Spend a morning in Vancouver’s Chinatown with an off-duty chef on this food and cultural walking tour. With the help of your expert, taste delicious barbecued crispy duck and other savory delights, as you learn about Chinatown’s historical landmarks and local cuisine. Drink tea, enter cookware and herbal medicine shops, and visit the tranquil Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. A dim sum lunch is included in this small-group tour limited to 10 people.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.77
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Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing
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Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing

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See Vancouver's dramatic skyline from the water on a small-group cruise in an inflatable Zodiac boat that accommodates 12 passengers. You'll navigate Vancouver Harbour, Burrard Inlet, English Bay, and False Creek, spotting some of the city's top sites and landmarks along the way. And since Vancouver Harbour is home to bald eagles, harbor seals, and dolphins, keep your camera ready and watch for wildlife as you hit speeds up to 30 mph (48 kph).
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.57
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver

Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver

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Explore British Columbia’s coastline by land and sea on this Victoria and Butchart Gardens tour from Vancouver. Hop aboard your ferry and enjoy a cruise through the beautiful Gulf Islands. Stand on the deck and watch the waves for whales and sea lions, and keep your eyes on the skies for eagles. Visit the botanical Butchart Gardens, where trickling fountains sit among themed flowerbeds and sunken gardens. Explore vibrant corners of Victoria such as Chinatown and the Inner Harbour at your leisure and soak up the metropolitan atmosphere.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.10
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Stanley Park Bike Tour

Stanley Park Bike Tour

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Discover one of Vancouver’s natural wonders by bike on a morning or afternoon tour of Stanley Park. Enjoy a relaxing guided ride through the 1,000-acre (405-hectare) park—the city’s ‘Green Heart.’ Cruise by Third Beach, view First Nations totem poles in Brockton Point, and catch great views of the city skyline, mountains, and local wildlife. Along the way, learn about Vancouver’s rich history as a logging center and the park’s complex ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.93
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What people are saying about Nature and Wildlife in British Columbia

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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver
"The tour operators are amaziiiiing! And also sa the captain of the boat tries hard to see areas where the whales are."..."
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Small Group Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain from Vancouver
"Wish we had more time in Capilano. Grouse Mountain was cute. Worth it as an overall experience. Driver was friendly as well."..."
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Vancouver City Tour Including Capilano Suspension Bridge
"Tour guy was amazing! He had a lot of knowledge that made the experience that much better. Highly recommend this tour and guide"..."
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Vancouver Biking and Hiking Tour including Lunch
"Best thing we did on our trip was booking this trip! Paul the guide was beyond amazing! We loved the lunch that came with the tour and the hiking was beautiful and the biking was sooo good too! Highly recommend"..."
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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver
"Excellent experience with several whales, sea lions and seals. Sue and Captain James were excellent at explaining and touring our group around."..."
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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Ticket
"Really interesting venue, love the treetop adventures... Well worth the time and cost. We went on a very rainy day but with umbrellas and rain jackets I was fine...not crowded."..."
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Vancouver Seaplane Tour
"What an amazing adventure with a great company. The online booking experience was easy and flexible. The actual trip was absolutely amazing. Felt safe and organized. Add it to your bucket list as a must do. The views were spectacular."..."
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour
"A great look at the scenic views from an easy on off gondola. At the top a short suspension bridge to many different homes or just a look see."..."
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Epic Electric Bike Tour of Vancouver
"What a great bike tour yesterday
.George (aka Curious George) our tour guide was so fun, informative and so passionate about his city of Vancouver. Highly recommend and be sure you request to have George as your tour guide! 😊"..."
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Grouse Mountain Admission
"Lumberjack show and chairlift were so good. Would like to have a shorter zip line opportunity for children that would take them on just one line. ( my two grandchildren age 10 and 12 were so disappointed that it was a two hour trip. We did not plan for that length of time nor the expense for 4 of us to go)."..."
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4-Hour Vancouver City Tour with Queen Elizabeth Park
"Carlos was a fantastic guide. Very personable and knowledgeable with humor. Points of interest on this tour gave a great overview of Vancouver."..."
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour
"I did this day trip yesterday and i loved it! It was an amazing trip that permits you to see other then vancouver in one day. Summer time, 4 hours in whistler is to much but winter time must be amazing. The sea to sky gondola is amazing"..."
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Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise
"Friendly staff. Food was great. Great costumer service. We really enjoyed this cruise. Planning on returning again. Dress warm"..."
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Private Transfer from YVR Airport to Vancouver
"The driver was on time and very professional. The car was specious and air conditioned for ten of us and our luggage fit perfectly. Thank you"..."
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Granite Falls Zodiac Tour
"It was a awesome experience .The guide had a good knowledge and fun person.My 8 year old daughter enjoyed well too."..."
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Vancouver Lost Souls of Gastown Walking Tour
"Eric brought to life the late 1800s Vancouver. I loved how immersed he was in character. Transported us back in time. 5 stars"..."
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
"Great little boat. Should have been a little longer for the commentary which was most informative. Reasonable value for money, pitched just right for the tourist - keep it there. The educational commentary was worh a tip but there wasn't a box or pot to tip the crew."..."
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Private Transport from Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal to Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
"Friendly & professional driver. Quick, convenient & reliable service. Will definitely use their services again."..."
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Gastown Historic Walking Food Tour
"Daniel was great! Knowledgeable, friendly, organized and the food and drink were also very good! Thanks!"..."
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Private Tour: Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain
"Justin was jovial, friendly, knowledgeable and friendly. Every one enjoyed the trip and overall excursion experience. Aaaaa. Bbbbbbbbbbbb."..."
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A Wok Around Chinatown: Culinary and Cultural Walking Tour Led by a Chef
"Bob, our tour guide was fantastic. Very knowledgeable, entertains, and interesting. Highly recommend him!!"..."
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Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing
"Great short boat tour of Vancouver harbour. Guide and captain Raphael was entertaining and informative."..."
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour from Vancouver
"Guide Herman was excellent. Ferry was super nice. Butchart Gardens were beautiful and Victoria was charming."..."
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Stanley Park Bike Tour
"Overall a quite enjoyable experience with our guide and beaver expert Nick. Stanley Park sure is a must-go for every travelers come to Vancouver."..."

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