Vancouver surprises first time visitors by natural beauty, blessed by unique co-location of ocean, city and mountain ranges. Metropolitan area is the destination of its own, plus it acts as the gateway to explore the rest of “Supernatural” British Columbia.
We recognize different time frames available to the visitors as well as their individual interests to explore our great city and have prepared our suggested tours accordingly.
Our service is intended for close small groups of friends, families, cruise travelers or conventions or conferences attendees. We don’t use prerecorded narrative, your guide will do the talking and as a main bonus being smaller group he/she can – will drive, stop at the many places of interest where large bus tours simply won’t.
To accommodate visitors with limited available time any of our tours could include transfer to-from hotel, cruise terminal or airport or any combination of these, as the vehicles have enough capacity to carry all the luggage, load everything at once, conduct the tour and finish at preferred destination.
TOUR 1 – CITY CORE (quick)
[About two hours]
We start this tour by city topography overview from highest elevation in the City of Vancouver – Queen Elizabeth Park. Ride continues down by Science World through Chinatown, historic Gastown with stop at the Steam Clock. Short drive through Canada Place and Coal Harbor brings us to the majestic Stanley Park. We will visit native totem poles and learn about first nations settlements in the area. Drive around the park opens new vistas of the both sides of the Burrard inlet, the harbor and the North Shore. Return to the downtown “West end” at the English Bay and continue along the beaches to Yaletown where in old former warehouses and garment sweatshops thrives a new vibrant social neighborhood of eateries, cafes, and boutiques located just steps from new condominiums and renovated lofts. Tour then concludes back to the point of origin.
Price $190 per vehicle – as little as $19/person based on 10 guests
TOUR 2 – CITY CORE
[About three+ hours]
This is extended TOUR 1, where we take different route from the English Bay; we drive along the Denman and Robson streets by Vancouver Art Gallery and Vancouver Library to Yaletown, then across the bridge to famous artsy Granville Island. Our guests can stroll here through artisan mini-malls and farmer’s market where they can enjoy quick lunch, refreshment or just cappuccino and enjoy outdoor entertainment on the weekends. We add here usually 30-45 minutes at no charge.
Price $290 per vehicle – $29/person based on 10 guests
TOUR 3 – CITY CORE/NORTH SHORE (quick)
[About three hours]
This is TOUR 1 extended to North Shore, with the visit to the Capilano Canyon with free lesson about pacific salmon life-cycle at Canadian fisheries operated fish hatchery and majestic views of Fraser Valley from our select spots in Vancouver’s “Beverly Hills” – West Vancouver’s British Properties. Optional stop for L’Arte Del Gelato on Marine Drive, everyone’s favorite.
Price $290 per vehicle - $29/person based on 10 guests
TOUR 4 – CITY CORE/NORTH SHORE (long)
[About six-seven hours]
This is TOUR 3 with the visit to Capilano Suspension bridge and if weather permits (day with good visibility) sky ride cable tram to the Grouse Mountain. Here are the guests treated to Lumberjacks show, Birds of Prey demonstration and wildlife refuge with bears and wolves. Here’s also opportunity to see inner workings of giant wind turbine for small additional fee. All this is included in your ticket* for sky-ride. Views are breathtaking, beyond our border with Washington state.
Price $570 per vehicle – $57/person based on 10 guests
Please note: our price does include transportation and the driver/guide and includes tax .
*Tour prices do not include tickets to the attractions or sky ride.
We can, however make necessary arrangements and add their price to the tour.
We will, at our discretion, adjust the prices above for individual travelers or couples, 60+seniors and students groups enjoy 10% discount.
Gratuity in North America is customary, however is not in some parts of the World so we have not included it automatically. If the driver-guide does good job 10-15% is nice gesture.