To keep up with the demand for tours and transportation needs of Vancouver visitors, exciting new options are now available:
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Bayshore Bicycle Rentals
Vancouver is a cycle-friendly city with more than 186 miles/300 km of bicycle routes. Located only two blocks from the starting point of Stanley Park’s seawall is Bayshore Bicycle Rentals. They now offer a bicycle rental package that is commissionable and includes: a minimum two-hour bicycle rental, helmet, lock, maps and advice for your clients to explore Stanley Park and many other attractions in Vancouver. Vouchers can be arranged in advance.
Helijet International Inc
Visitors can see Vancouver’s scenic harbour and the rugged North Shore Mountains from a helicopter. Helijet now offers three unforgettable sightseeing tours seven days a week (weather permitting) from May to October departing from the downtown Vancouver harbour heliport.
10 Minute False Creek Panoramic TourVisitors will view mountains, sea, and sky nestled against the urban landscape as they take off from Vancouver Harbour Heliport. They will fly over the tree-lined coast from Stanley Park to English Bay before soaring above some of Vancouver’s stunning architecture − BC Place Stadium and the Telus World of Science. On return they will enjoy a dramatic view of the bustling port and the unforgettable vista of the North Shore Mountains.
20 Minute West Coast Spectacular TourVisitors will be amazed by the spectacular natural scenes just outside Vancouver. Taking off from Vancouver Harbour Heliport, they will fly along the rugged West Vancouver coastline to Horseshoe Bay at the mouth of the Howe Sound fjord. Then they will gently climb 1600 m, passing between the twin peaks of The Lions to find valleys and canyons carved deep into the North Shore Mountains. Visitors will pass over sparkling Capilano Lake before flying along the waters of Burrard Inlet back to Vancouver.
30 Minute Greater Vancouver TourVisitors will see why Vancouver is considered one of the world’s “Best Places to Live’ on this all-encompassing aerial tour of the city. Combining the best sights of the False Creek Panoramic and West Coast Spectacular, visitors will tour Vancouver before passing over the Howe Sound fjord for a view of Stawamus Chief Mountain. They will then hover among the peaks of the North Shore Mountains gazing across Vancouver’s urban expanse toward the Salish Sea, with Vancouver Island on the distant horizon, before returning to the Vancouver harbour heliport.
Pacific Coach Lines
Pacific Coach Lines operates frequent, daily scheduled service between Vancouver, Whistler, and Victoria.
Vancouver Cruise Ship Terminal Service to VictoriaDeparting from the cruise terminals at 11:00 am on cruise arrival dates, PCL now offers service direct to Victoria. Your clients will travel easy in the comfort of a PCL coach and enjoy a wonderful 95-minute cruise through the Gulf Islands onboard BC Ferries. “Open return” is available. Reservations with pre-payment are required 24 hours prior to departure. Whistler and Victoria.
Vancouver Cruise Ship Terminal Service to WhistlerDeparting from the Fairmont Waterfront hotel at 10:40 am on cruise arrival dates, PCL also offers service direct to the resort village of Whistler. Your clients can relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery while travelling the Sea to Sky highway. Reservations with prepayment are required 24 hours prior to departure.
Award-winning rail service Rocky Mountaineer has added new initiatives to its 2013 season, including its first U.S. departure. The Coastal Passage route departs from Seattle twice next summer (August 24 and 25) and stops in Vancouver en route to the Canadian Rockies, with guests enjoying the train’s luxurious Gold Leaf Service. Alberta’s Lake Louise has also been added as a destination on the First Passage to the West route, which takes passengers through a glacial valley surrounded by ice-capped mountains. Finally, the train’s SilverLeaf Service has been expanded to its Journey through the clouds route between Vancouver and Jasper. The service combines upscale surroundings with strategic viewing areas and onboard entertainment.
CVS Sightseeing, Victoria
Victoria’s local sightseeing company, with one of the industry’s best driver narrations, now offer the new Hop-On, Hop-Off Deluxe Victoria City Tours. The redesigned motor coach with sunroof, open windows, comfortable seating and washroom onboard is available daily from May to September, 10:00am to 3:00pm hourly. CVS Sightseeing takes visitors to “must-see” stops including Craigdarroch Castle, Oak Bay Village, and Beacon Hill Park. The tour pass is valid for three consecutive days.cvscruisevictoria.com