Vancouver & Victoria – Excursions & Sightseeing
2017 Prices in £’s
West Coast Air: West Coast Air is a locally owned and operated airline, offering the only Twin Otter float plane service between downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria. They also have flights between the Vancouver Airport Floatplane Base to downtown Victoria. West Coast Air is convenient for both the business and leisure traveller, with up to thirty-two scheduled departures each business day downtown to downtown and six departures each business day from Floatplane base to downtown Victoria. West Coast Air offers our Adventure and Scenic Tours from both Vancouver and Victoria. Charters are also available for groups of 2 – 200 to all the favourite south coast destinations including Butchart Gardens, Whistler, Tofino, Campbell River and more. Terminals are centrally located – in Vancouver, on West Waterfront Road in Coal Harbour; at the Floatplane Base in Richmond (close to Vancouver Intl. Airport) and in Victoria, across from the Empress Hotel. Services are also available between Victoria and Whistler (details and prices available on request from Just America).
Scheduled Seaplane trip to Victoria (SPLVVIN). Enjoy a spectacular seaplane journey from Vancouver to Victoria. Duration approx. 50 minutes. Frequent departures. Baggage allowance is 25lbs per person. One-way prices £125 per adult / £66 per child (2-11 years)
Seaplane Vancouver Scenic (SPLVVP1). Take a thrilling flight across Vancouver and see an array of attractions from the air, such as downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, the harbour and the northshore mountains. Photographers will especially enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Horseshoe Bay, English Bay and Deep Cove. The sensation of landing on water is always a memorable highlight. Duration: approx. 30 minutes. Prices £72 per person.
Vancouver-Victoria (coach/ferry WTBDVD). Take a scheduled coach/ferry service transfer from the heart of Vancouver (Pacific Central Station) to the centre of Victoria (700 Douglas Street), or from Vancouver International Airport. Duration: approx. 3-4 hours. Price £49 per adult / £25 per child (5-11 years). Please speciify Vancouver downtown or Vancouver Airport at the time of booking.
Grouse Mountain Sunset Tour (SSYGM). Get a fabulous view of Vancouver on your evening tour to Grouse Mountain. Start off with a trolley tour through scenic, world-famous Stanley Park, cross the Lions Gate Bridge and then board the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain. Enjoy a breathtaking views and spend your time at leisure exploring scenery, recreation and the natural wonders of British Columbia. Operates 21 May-03 Sep 2017. Duration: approx. 4 hours. Prices £39 per adult / £35 per child (13-18 years) £24 per child (4-12 years).
Vancouver Hop-on/hop-off 2 day pass (SSYVRH). This flexible city tour offers up the highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest. Tickets are valid for two consecutive days, and the convertible buses offer stunning views, rain or shine. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 20+ stops, and Hop-On again to continue the tour. Take an upclose and personal look at Vancouver’s urban oasis, Stanley Park, have lunch at Granville Island, visit the historical Gastown or the trendy Yaletown, and don’t forget Robson Street to do a little shopping. Highlights of the route include English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown Robson Street and the Entertainment District. Full commentary is offered in English. Operates daily 01 May-31Dec 2017. Prices £26 per adult / £24 per teen (13 – 18 years) / £18 per child (3-12 years).
Vancouver City Tour & Capilano Suspension Bridge (SSYVRNS). This tour offers a fascinating look at Vancouver. Points of interest include Canada Place, Robson Street, Sports Venues, the Library, theatres, Chinatown and historic Gastown. The tours makes stops in Stanley Park en route to the Capilano Suspension Bridge in the North Shore rainforest. Cross the 450-ft-long bridge over a spectacular canyon to the Treetops Adventure observation structure. Shop and snack under the evergreens. A highlight of this tour is a visit to Granville Island with its public market, shops, eateries and galleries along the water. Operates daily 01 Apr-30 Sep 2017. Duration approx.5 hours. Prices £59 per adult / £34 per child (3 – 12 years).
Victoria and Butchart Gardens (from Vancouver YVRYJSR). Experience the exhilarating scenery and picturesque charms of historic Victoria. Boasting mountain views from its downtown Inner Harbour, this compact, pedestrian-friendly city features eclectic shopping, superb cuisine and wonderful attractions such as The Royal BC Museum. An insightful commentary provided by your knowledgeable driver reveals the history and highlights of this seaside capital city. Also included is admission to the breathtaking natural wonder of Butchart Gardens, featuring exotic floral displays from all over the world. Plan your own itinerary and independently explore the sights and sounds of the Inner Harbour waterfront, perhaps taking a water-taxi around the harbour to appreciate the cityscape from a unique perspective. Departing from Vancouver your coach excursion includes a 95-minute ferry trip through the scenic passages of the Gulf Islands to Victoria on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Duration: Roundtrip approx. 13 hours. Prices £105 per adult / £57 per child (5-11 years).
Vancouver Whalewatching (WWHOM) Hop aboard the 74-passenger Ocean Magic Express Cruiser for a fully-guided whale watching and wildlife viewing excursion from downtown Vancouver. View several different species of whales in the wild as well as an assortment of sea birds and other species of marine wildlife. The vessel features an indoor, heated cabin, two open air decks and two washrooms. Guests can move freely between decks to enjoy any type of weather conditions. A snack bar is also available on board, with light food and hot and cold drinks available for purchase. Operates daily 29 Apr-31 Oct 2017. Duration approx. 4 – 5 hours. Prices £89 per adult / £65 per child (13-17 years) / £52 per child (5-12 years).
Victoria Scenic (operated by West Coast Air SPLYJP1). Take a circular flight over downtown Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca with the Olympic Mountains in the distance. Enjoy unique views of the buildings ringing the harbour and the grand houses perched on the rugged coastline. Operates daily. Duration: approx. 30 minutes. Prices £65 per adult / £35 per child (2-11 years).
Victoria whale-watching (operated by Orca Spirit Adventures WHAORC-covered boat/WHASEA-zodiac). This coastal excursion (approx. 3 hours) is an exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80 kilometres in search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife. You will ride aboard a 14-metre ocean cruiser or a custom-built zodiac boat that offers high speed eith extraordinary stability giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whale-watching experience. Comments by a certified marine biologist and naturalist are provided. Zodiac minimum age is 5 years. Prices: Covered boat or zodiac (see right) £59 per adult. £47 per teen (12-17 years). £41 per child (3-11 years). Please specify covered boat or zodiac at the time of booking.
Deluxe Victoria City Tour with Craigdarrogh Castle & Butchart Gardens (operated by CVS Cruise Victoria CVSDCB) Discover Victoria’s rich history and scenic beauty on a narrated tour of this charming Provincial Capital. From an Open-Top Double-Decker Bus, this tour takes in Chinatown, Craigdarroch Castle (with time to walk through this National Historic Site), Mount Tolmie Lookout with a 360-degree view of Victoria, Scenic Marine Drive & Beacon Hill Park. Admission to Craigdarroch Castle in included. This tour visits the world famous Butchart Gardens with over 20 hectares of sprawling gardens and ample time for independent exploration. Guests visit the many themed gardens including the Rose Garden, Sunken Garden with the dramatic Ross fountain waterworks or the perfect precision of the Italian Gardens and more! Tour returns to downtown Victoria. Duration: approx. 6 hours. Prices £63 per adult / £55 per teen (13-17 years) £31 per child (5-12 years).
Victoria to Vancouver (coach/ferry WTBDVD) Take a scheduled coach/ferry service transfer from the heart of Victoria (700 Douglas Street) to Vancouver (Pacific Central Station) in the centre of Vancouver, or to Vancouver International Airport. Duration: approx. 3-4 hours. Price £49 per adult £25 per child (5-11 years). Please specify Vancouver downtown or Vancouver Airport at the time of booking.
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