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The Grand Tour - Vancouver by Bike
This 5-hour guided tour encompasses Downtown Vancouver and highlights the very best sights, attractions, and biking that the city has to offer! With plenty of stops for stories, questions and photos, you'll be a local-expert by the end of your day. Beginning at our bike shop in the heart of Downtown, we'll get fitted for bikes then join the protected bikeway right outside. We'll head to world-famous Stanley Park and ride through the rainforest trails past old-growth trees, making stops at Lost Lagoon, the Totem Poles and Beaver Lake. We'll carry on past some of the hottest beaches in the city, then hop over to Granville Island, known for its arts & culture scene as well as its great food and shopping. Enjoy a break for lunch at the Public Market, with dozens of vendors to choose from. Next we'll carry on along the seawall to Olympic Village, taking in the views of Vancouver's modern architecture, before heading into the historic districts of Chinatown and Gastown. Finally we'll cruise back to the shop through Coal Harbour. Come along for expert storytelling and to learn about the history, ecology, geography, and culture of the region at a variety of scenic stops throughout the city. Leave with great local recommendations for restaurants and activities for the rest of your trip. Other things to note A minimum of two guests is required for this activity to operate. Please note: Tipping tour guides in Canada is customary and always appreciated. It's not mandatory but is the best way to show your guide that you had a great experience and encourages the exceptional service that they provide.
Street Art & Craft Bevy Walking Tour
9am - Craft Bevy is Coffee 2pm & 6pm - Craft Bevy is Beer Join us for a stroll through one of the most hip neighbourhoods of Vancouver - Mount Pleasant. Together we’ll connect with new friends and experience the plethora of coffee/beer and art that has defined this local hotspot. Our tour begins at Olympic Village Square. We’ll make introductions and connect with the history of the area to get started. On the 9am tour, we’ll check out some of the finest coffee tasting in the business. On the 2pm & 6pm tours, we’ll have our selection of over 150 beers on tap, spanning from the small local craft breweries to the mega batch world-wide breweries. The tour is an easy walk outside, winding our way through the backroads and alleyways of Mount Pleasant to enjoy the spectacular street art murals that sprawl throughout. Each mural has it’s story and each story has it’s author, and we’ll do our best to leave you with that sense of connection. Along our journey we’ll pop into coffee shops & bakeries (morning tours) or breweries (afternoon/evening tours) to sample their craft beverages and get a feel for the vibes. To conclude, you’ll be well-informed with how you might spend the rest of your day or visit (including exclusive access to discounted attraction tickets among other things). We’ll drop you off where we started, and then the possibilities are endless.
Sailing Adventures in Howe Sound Fjord
Prepare yourself for an adventure that balances the thrill of sailing Howe Sound's legendary winds with the breathtaking views of the Coastal and Tantalus mountain ranges. We will depart from the docks in Squamish (about 40 minutes north of Vancouver on the highway to Whistler) and raise the sails as we pass beneath the legendary Stawamus Chief granite monolith and Shannon Falls. Regardless of expertise or ability, you will learn about sailing and experience unbounded excitement as the wind fills our sails and accelerates our 40' sailboat across the waters of Canada's southernmost fjord. Take a turn at the helm or grind a winch to trim sails - the more involved you become, the more fun you will have. A dance of colourful kites await as we tack offshore in the afternoon's inflow winds. The same topographic phenomenon that makes the area perfect for sailing attracts kiteboarders from around the world. We will explore the northern section of the Howe Sound fjord and promise many photo opportunities that will stand amongst the highlights of your trip. With a little luck, we may even sight a pod of dolphins or Orcas! Welcome aboard - let's have some fun. Other things to note We respect our oceans and try to minimize our environmental impact. Please choose aluminum containers for beverages instead of plastic or glass, and avoid the use of plastic bags and plastic wrap. Tx!
Sea to Sky Waterfalls & Whistler
Please note: Mask must be worn in all indoor locations (including rideshare vehicles). May-Oct: This full day, 300-kilometre (186 mile) round trip experience (Vancouver to Whistler) will start by heading north out of the city in our fully licenced 4-wheel drive SUV, up the famous Sea-to-Sky Highway, renown for its breathtaking beauty and views. We will stop at three of our favorite waterfalls (Shannon, Brandywine and Alexander) along the way. Each with short, easy walking trails and their own distinct style and charm. Once in Whistler you will have three hours of free time to explore the village at your leisure. Nov-Apr: Itinerary adjustment - two waterfalls & 4hrs in Whistler Suggestions for free time in Whistler include, but are not limited to: SUMMER MONTHS, Take in the views of the Peak-2-Peak Gondola and explore one of many walking trails. WINTER MONTHS (early sunsets), check out an art gallery, museum, cultural centre or warm up by a fire at a local pub are all highly recommended activities. *Snacks & water bottles Provided *Meals & activities in Whistler are at your own expense Other things to note: -Dress for the weather layered clothing is suggested.
Sailing Experience on a 50' Luxury Yacht
We have upgraded our platform to a beautiful 2011 50 foot Jeanneau Sailboat that is absolutely gorgeous inside and out. We depart Mosquito Creek and motor out of Vancouver Harbour into Burrard Inlet. You will see Coal Harbour, Stanley Park and unique views of downtown from the water. Once we pass under the Lions Gate Bridge we'll set sail and enjoy stunning views of the Vancouver area, Passage and Bowen Islands, Point Atkinson, West Vancouver, Howe Sound and even Georgia Straight. Sit back and relax whilst we serve up a light snack and a selection of Beers, Ciders and assortment of alcoholic beverages as you enjoy the views of English Bay. We have water and pop available for the minors, tea and coffee as well. If you're the more adventurous type, we can put you to work and teach you the basics of how to sail, trimming the sails and even take the helm. After 2.5 hours on the water pack up the sails and motor back to Mosquito Creek and the picturesque views of Coal Harbour. We offer all kinds of other experiences if your looking for something overnight, something more private or don't see a date that works for your group. Please reach out and well do our best to create a unique and once in a lifetime experience! We do not have a min # of guest required to run the experience and have a covered cockpit should we see showers. We only cancel due to unsafe conditions.

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The Grand Tour - Vancouver by Bike
This 5-hour guided tour encompasses Downtown Vancouver and highlights the very best sights, attractions, and biking that the city has to offer! With plenty of stops for stories, questions and photos, you'll be a local-expert by the end of your day. Beginning at our bike shop in the heart of Downtown, we'll get fitted for bikes then join the protected bikeway right outside. We'll head to world-famous Stanley Park and ride through the rainforest trails past old-growth trees, making stops at Lost Lagoon, the Totem Poles and Beaver Lake. We'll carry on past some of the hottest beaches in the city, then hop over to Granville Island, known for its arts & culture scene as well as its great food and shopping. Enjoy a break for lunch at the Public Market, with dozens of vendors to choose from. Next we'll carry on along the seawall to Olympic Village, taking in the views of Vancouver's modern architecture, before heading into the historic districts of Chinatown and Gastown. Finally we'll cruise back to the shop through Coal Harbour. Come along for expert storytelling and to learn about the history, ecology, geography, and culture of the region at a variety of scenic stops throughout the city. Leave with great local recommendations for restaurants and activities for the rest of your trip. Other things to note A minimum of two guests is required for this activity to operate. Please note: Tipping tour guides in Canada is customary and always appreciated. It's not mandatory but is the best way to show your guide that you had a great experience and encourages the exceptional service that they provide.
Street Art & Craft Bevy Walking Tour
9am - Craft Bevy is Coffee 2pm & 6pm - Craft Bevy is Beer Join us for a stroll through one of the most hip neighbourhoods of Vancouver - Mount Pleasant. Together we’ll connect with new friends and experience the plethora of coffee/beer and art that has defined this local hotspot. Our tour begins at Olympic Village Square. We’ll make introductions and connect with the history of the area to get started. On the 9am tour, we’ll check out some of the finest coffee tasting in the business. On the 2pm & 6pm tours, we’ll have our selection of over 150 beers on tap, spanning from the small local craft breweries to the mega batch world-wide breweries. The tour is an easy walk outside, winding our way through the backroads and alleyways of Mount Pleasant to enjoy the spectacular street art murals that sprawl throughout. Each mural has it’s story and each story has it’s author, and we’ll do our best to leave you with that sense of connection. Along our journey we’ll pop into coffee shops & bakeries (morning tours) or breweries (afternoon/evening tours) to sample their craft beverages and get a feel for the vibes. To conclude, you’ll be well-informed with how you might spend the rest of your day or visit (including exclusive access to discounted attraction tickets among other things). We’ll drop you off where we started, and then the possibilities are endless.
Explore the Lost Souls of Gastown
Immerse yourself in the chilling dramas of historic Gastown as you venture into Vancouver's earliest and most gruesome history on this 90-minute walking tour. Follow the lamplight of your guide as you discover the terror of a Great Fire that ate up Gastown in minutes, the long forgotten plague of smallpox, and the unsolved murder of John Bray. Designed for adult audiences, the experience is both a walking tour and a theatre piece. Your guide is a professional actor, performing in character throughout. Every story is grounded in documented Vancouver history, taken from the city archives. The plot line is woven together as the tragic tale of one person's life, ending in a dramatic finale in Gastown's Maple Tree Square. Every one of Gastown's must-see sites and landmarks is visited on the walk, the oldest hotel, the Gastown Steam Clock, you’ll see how Vancouver looked before and after the Great Fire, explore notorious Gaoler's Mews, and walk down the back alleys of Water Street to famous Maple Tree Square. Do not expect a ghost tour or conventional walking tour – this is a performance experience that will pull you so deep into the swirling lamplight and darkened alleys of Gastown’s murky past, you may have a hard time finding your way back out…
Hiking with Goats
A guided hike through beautiful lake and mountain scenery, hosted by Pickles and Peanut, French Alpine goat brothers! Their "parents" come too, to ensure you are guided on the less-busy but still human-accessible trails. On the two hour adventure we will: - Meet at Grafton Lake parking area next to Grafton Road. - Start with 10 minutes of intros and "Goat 101" to learn how to safely interact with Peanut and Pickles. - Walk around the lake. - Stop at viewpoints along the way, where we'll offer to take photos of you with the goats. - End back where we started. Private hike options include: - Customized trail route such as up to the lookout in our main photo, or to cool natural tree forts! - Special arrangements for a longer, more challenging hike to the summit of the iconic Mount Gardner. A few considerations: Families as well as dogs on leashes are welcome, but please note that Peanut and Pickles are still growing and learning, and their headbutt play behaviour may intimidate children and dogs. You are welcome to request dates, but these will be considered "private hikes". This adventure is "rain or shine"! The boys look adorable in their rain coats, so (pending a major storm) we'll enjoy whatever mother nature brings our way. Finally, the boys love to meet people, and they can't wait to show you their beautiful backyard!
The Epic Electric E-Bike Tour Vancouver
How do you make a great Vancouver bike ride even better? Hop on a comfy e-bike and see the city in style! Climb higher and ride easier on high-quality electric-powered bikes, accompanied by your local-expert tour guide. Beginning at our bike shop in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, we'll get you fitted and walk you through how to use these fun and user-friendly electric bikes. Then we'll join the protected bikeway towards the world-famous Seawall, passing the Vancouver Convention Centre with views of the North Shore mountains. There will be plenty of stops along the way for storytelling and photo ops. We'll carry on into Stanley Park to learn about the breathtaking coastal rainforest and First Nations history. We'll cruise uphill with ease through forest trails to the lookout at Prospect Point, then wind our way down through the trails to check out the city's beaches. Riding along False Creek and into Yaletown and Olympic Village, we'll learn about the city's development and architecture. Then we'll explore the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown, before arriving back at the shop Downtown. Enjoy expert storytelling about the history, ecology, geography and culture of the region in a fun and casual format, all while experiencing the fun of e-bikes and the beautiful views. Leave with local recommendations for restaurants and activities for the rest of your trip. Other things to note A minimum of two guests is required for this activity to operate. Please note: Tipping tour guides in Canada is customary and always appreciated. It's not mandatory but is the best way to show your guide that you had a great experience and encourages the exceptional service that they provide.

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Chinatown History & Dumpling Masterclass
Traditional Chinese dumplings with a gourmet twist! We’ll learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings with Judy, from Historical Chinatown Tours. First, Judy will give you a 45-min sneak peak of historical Chinatown and then we'll spend 2 hrs learning how to prep, make, and eat dumplings. This will be a hands-on experience. We'll discuss what makes a good filling, prep the ingredients, fold the wrappers, cook the dumplings, and we’ll eat them. By the end of the 3-hour experience, you’ll be an expert! I also offer ... https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/173052 https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/84871
Sailing Experience on a 50' Luxury Yacht
We have upgraded our platform to a beautiful 2011 50 foot Jeanneau Sailboat that is absolutely gorgeous inside and out. We depart Mosquito Creek and motor out of Vancouver Harbour into Burrard Inlet. You will see Coal Harbour, Stanley Park and unique views of downtown from the water. Once we pass under the Lions Gate Bridge we'll set sail and enjoy stunning views of the Vancouver area, Passage and Bowen Islands, Point Atkinson, West Vancouver, Howe Sound and even Georgia Straight. Sit back and relax whilst we serve up a light snack and a selection of Beers, Ciders and assortment of alcoholic beverages as you enjoy the views of English Bay. We have water and pop available for the minors, tea and coffee as well. If you're the more adventurous type, we can put you to work and teach you the basics of how to sail, trimming the sails and even take the helm. After 2.5 hours on the water pack up the sails and motor back to Mosquito Creek and the picturesque views of Coal Harbour. We offer all kinds of other experiences if your looking for something overnight, something more private or don't see a date that works for your group. Please reach out and well do our best to create a unique and once in a lifetime experience! We do not have a min # of guest required to run the experience and have a covered cockpit should we see showers. We only cancel due to unsafe conditions.
Sea to Sky Waterfalls & Whistler
Please note: Mask must be worn in all indoor locations (including rideshare vehicles). May-Oct: This full day, 300-kilometre (186 mile) round trip experience (Vancouver to Whistler) will start by heading north out of the city in our fully licenced 4-wheel drive SUV, up the famous Sea-to-Sky Highway, renown for its breathtaking beauty and views. We will stop at three of our favorite waterfalls (Shannon, Brandywine and Alexander) along the way. Each with short, easy walking trails and their own distinct style and charm. Once in Whistler you will have three hours of free time to explore the village at your leisure. Nov-Apr: Itinerary adjustment - two waterfalls & 4hrs in Whistler Suggestions for free time in Whistler include, but are not limited to: SUMMER MONTHS, Take in the views of the Peak-2-Peak Gondola and explore one of many walking trails. WINTER MONTHS (early sunsets), check out an art gallery, museum, cultural centre or warm up by a fire at a local pub are all highly recommended activities. *Snacks & water bottles Provided *Meals & activities in Whistler are at your own expense Other things to note: -Dress for the weather layered clothing is suggested.
Rainforest of the Capilano Canyon
This is an absolutly spectatular spring hike! We begin at the Capilano Pacific trail, the opposite side of the Capilano suspension bridge. Greeted by enormous evergreens and great tall mossy maple trees, the sound of the river is present immediately as we gently wind along the ridge 350 feet above the river below. A easy path guides us through dense and spectacular rain forest. Loaded with waterfalls, wildlife and beautiful trellis and bridge work. Our hike takes us to the great Cleveland Dam with sweeping views of the famous Vancouver Lions, Grouse Mt. tram and the beautiful Capilano River below. A round trip will take 120mins. Other things to note Dress appropriately for a forest walk. Bring a small snack and water.
Gastown & Chinatown Night Photography
This one hour private tour (2 hrs for 2+ guests) is a great way to see Gastown and Chinatown at night, while learning photography. I'll take you to popular spots as well as hidden gems tourists are not familiar with. For photos, we'll cover techniques ranging from long exposure for DSLR cameras to night portrait shots with camera phones. You'll receive complimentary photos after the tour, although this is not a photoshoot (please check other experiences for that).

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The Grand Tour - Vancouver by Bike
This 5-hour guided tour encompasses Downtown Vancouver and highlights the very best sights, attractions, and biking that the city has to offer! With plenty of stops for stories, questions and photos, you'll be a local-expert by the end of your day. Beginning at our bike shop in the heart of Downtown, we'll get fitted for bikes then join the protected bikeway right outside. We'll head to world-famous Stanley Park and ride through the rainforest trails past old-growth trees, making stops at Lost Lagoon, the Totem Poles and Beaver Lake. We'll carry on past some of the hottest beaches in the city, then hop over to Granville Island, known for its arts & culture scene as well as its great food and shopping. Enjoy a break for lunch at the Public Market, with dozens of vendors to choose from. Next we'll carry on along the seawall to Olympic Village, taking in the views of Vancouver's modern architecture, before heading into the historic districts of Chinatown and Gastown. Finally we'll cruise back to the shop through Coal Harbour. Come along for expert storytelling and to learn about the history, ecology, geography, and culture of the region at a variety of scenic stops throughout the city. Leave with great local recommendations for restaurants and activities for the rest of your trip. Other things to note A minimum of two guests is required for this activity to operate. Please note: Tipping tour guides in Canada is customary and always appreciated. It's not mandatory but is the best way to show your guide that you had a great experience and encourages the exceptional service that they provide.
Street Art & Craft Bevy Walking Tour
9am - Craft Bevy is Coffee 2pm & 6pm - Craft Bevy is Beer Join us for a stroll through one of the most hip neighbourhoods of Vancouver - Mount Pleasant. Together we’ll connect with new friends and experience the plethora of coffee/beer and art that has defined this local hotspot. Our tour begins at Olympic Village Square. We’ll make introductions and connect with the history of the area to get started. On the 9am tour, we’ll check out some of the finest coffee tasting in the business. On the 2pm & 6pm tours, we’ll have our selection of over 150 beers on tap, spanning from the small local craft breweries to the mega batch world-wide breweries. The tour is an easy walk outside, winding our way through the backroads and alleyways of Mount Pleasant to enjoy the spectacular street art murals that sprawl throughout. Each mural has it’s story and each story has it’s author, and we’ll do our best to leave you with that sense of connection. Along our journey we’ll pop into coffee shops & bakeries (morning tours) or breweries (afternoon/evening tours) to sample their craft beverages and get a feel for the vibes. To conclude, you’ll be well-informed with how you might spend the rest of your day or visit (including exclusive access to discounted attraction tickets among other things). We’ll drop you off where we started, and then the possibilities are endless.
Sailing Adventures in Howe Sound Fjord
Prepare yourself for an adventure that balances the thrill of sailing Howe Sound's legendary winds with the breathtaking views of the Coastal and Tantalus mountain ranges. We will depart from the docks in Squamish (about 40 minutes north of Vancouver on the highway to Whistler) and raise the sails as we pass beneath the legendary Stawamus Chief granite monolith and Shannon Falls. Regardless of expertise or ability, you will learn about sailing and experience unbounded excitement as the wind fills our sails and accelerates our 40' sailboat across the waters of Canada's southernmost fjord. Take a turn at the helm or grind a winch to trim sails - the more involved you become, the more fun you will have. A dance of colourful kites await as we tack offshore in the afternoon's inflow winds. The same topographic phenomenon that makes the area perfect for sailing attracts kiteboarders from around the world. We will explore the northern section of the Howe Sound fjord and promise many photo opportunities that will stand amongst the highlights of your trip. With a little luck, we may even sight a pod of dolphins or Orcas! Welcome aboard - let's have some fun. Other things to note We respect our oceans and try to minimize our environmental impact. Please choose aluminum containers for beverages instead of plastic or glass, and avoid the use of plastic bags and plastic wrap. Tx!
Explore the Lost Souls of Gastown
Immerse yourself in the chilling dramas of historic Gastown as you venture into Vancouver's earliest and most gruesome history on this 90-minute walking tour. Follow the lamplight of your guide as you discover the terror of a Great Fire that ate up Gastown in minutes, the long forgotten plague of smallpox, and the unsolved murder of John Bray. Designed for adult audiences, the experience is both a walking tour and a theatre piece. Your guide is a professional actor, performing in character throughout. Every story is grounded in documented Vancouver history, taken from the city archives. The plot line is woven together as the tragic tale of one person's life, ending in a dramatic finale in Gastown's Maple Tree Square. Every one of Gastown's must-see sites and landmarks is visited on the walk, the oldest hotel, the Gastown Steam Clock, you’ll see how Vancouver looked before and after the Great Fire, explore notorious Gaoler's Mews, and walk down the back alleys of Water Street to famous Maple Tree Square. Do not expect a ghost tour or conventional walking tour – this is a performance experience that will pull you so deep into the swirling lamplight and darkened alleys of Gastown’s murky past, you may have a hard time finding your way back out…
The Epic Electric E-Bike Tour Vancouver
How do you make a great Vancouver bike ride even better? Hop on a comfy e-bike and see the city in style! Climb higher and ride easier on high-quality electric-powered bikes, accompanied by your local-expert tour guide. Beginning at our bike shop in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, we'll get you fitted and walk you through how to use these fun and user-friendly electric bikes. Then we'll join the protected bikeway towards the world-famous Seawall, passing the Vancouver Convention Centre with views of the North Shore mountains. There will be plenty of stops along the way for storytelling and photo ops. We'll carry on into Stanley Park to learn about the breathtaking coastal rainforest and First Nations history. We'll cruise uphill with ease through forest trails to the lookout at Prospect Point, then wind our way down through the trails to check out the city's beaches. Riding along False Creek and into Yaletown and Olympic Village, we'll learn about the city's development and architecture. Then we'll explore the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown, before arriving back at the shop Downtown. Enjoy expert storytelling about the history, ecology, geography and culture of the region in a fun and casual format, all while experiencing the fun of e-bikes and the beautiful views. Leave with local recommendations for restaurants and activities for the rest of your trip. Other things to note A minimum of two guests is required for this activity to operate. Please note: Tipping tour guides in Canada is customary and always appreciated. It's not mandatory but is the best way to show your guide that you had a great experience and encourages the exceptional service that they provide.
Hiking with Goats
A guided hike through beautiful lake and mountain scenery, hosted by Pickles and Peanut, French Alpine goat brothers! Their "parents" come too, to ensure you are guided on the less-busy but still human-accessible trails. On the two hour adventure we will: - Meet at Grafton Lake parking area next to Grafton Road. - Start with 10 minutes of intros and "Goat 101" to learn how to safely interact with Peanut and Pickles. - Walk around the lake. - Stop at viewpoints along the way, where we'll offer to take photos of you with the goats. - End back where we started. Private hike options include: - Customized trail route such as up to the lookout in our main photo, or to cool natural tree forts! - Special arrangements for a longer, more challenging hike to the summit of the iconic Mount Gardner. A few considerations: Families as well as dogs on leashes are welcome, but please note that Peanut and Pickles are still growing and learning, and their headbutt play behaviour may intimidate children and dogs. You are welcome to request dates, but these will be considered "private hikes". This adventure is "rain or shine"! The boys look adorable in their rain coats, so (pending a major storm) we'll enjoy whatever mother nature brings our way. Finally, the boys love to meet people, and they can't wait to show you their beautiful backyard!
Chinatown History & Dumpling Masterclass
Traditional Chinese dumplings with a gourmet twist! We’ll learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings with Judy, from Historical Chinatown Tours. First, Judy will give you a 45-min sneak peak of historical Chinatown and then we'll spend 2 hrs learning how to prep, make, and eat dumplings. This will be a hands-on experience. We'll discuss what makes a good filling, prep the ingredients, fold the wrappers, cook the dumplings, and we’ll eat them. By the end of the 3-hour experience, you’ll be an expert! I also offer ... https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/173052 https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/84871
Sea to Sky Waterfalls & Whistler
Please note: Mask must be worn in all indoor locations (including rideshare vehicles). May-Oct: This full day, 300-kilometre (186 mile) round trip experience (Vancouver to Whistler) will start by heading north out of the city in our fully licenced 4-wheel drive SUV, up the famous Sea-to-Sky Highway, renown for its breathtaking beauty and views. We will stop at three of our favorite waterfalls (Shannon, Brandywine and Alexander) along the way. Each with short, easy walking trails and their own distinct style and charm. Once in Whistler you will have three hours of free time to explore the village at your leisure. Nov-Apr: Itinerary adjustment - two waterfalls & 4hrs in Whistler Suggestions for free time in Whistler include, but are not limited to: SUMMER MONTHS, Take in the views of the Peak-2-Peak Gondola and explore one of many walking trails. WINTER MONTHS (early sunsets), check out an art gallery, museum, cultural centre or warm up by a fire at a local pub are all highly recommended activities. *Snacks & water bottles Provided *Meals & activities in Whistler are at your own expense Other things to note: -Dress for the weather layered clothing is suggested.
Sailing Experience on a 50' Luxury Yacht
We have upgraded our platform to a beautiful 2011 50 foot Jeanneau Sailboat that is absolutely gorgeous inside and out. We depart Mosquito Creek and motor out of Vancouver Harbour into Burrard Inlet. You will see Coal Harbour, Stanley Park and unique views of downtown from the water. Once we pass under the Lions Gate Bridge we'll set sail and enjoy stunning views of the Vancouver area, Passage and Bowen Islands, Point Atkinson, West Vancouver, Howe Sound and even Georgia Straight. Sit back and relax whilst we serve up a light snack and a selection of Beers, Ciders and assortment of alcoholic beverages as you enjoy the views of English Bay. We have water and pop available for the minors, tea and coffee as well. If you're the more adventurous type, we can put you to work and teach you the basics of how to sail, trimming the sails and even take the helm. After 2.5 hours on the water pack up the sails and motor back to Mosquito Creek and the picturesque views of Coal Harbour. We offer all kinds of other experiences if your looking for something overnight, something more private or don't see a date that works for your group. Please reach out and well do our best to create a unique and once in a lifetime experience! We do not have a min # of guest required to run the experience and have a covered cockpit should we see showers. We only cancel due to unsafe conditions.
Explore Forbidden Vancouver
Hit the mean streets of Vancouver with a professional guide as you learn about rum-runners, mobsters, and dirty cops on a walk through Gastown. Meet up with your guide and set out on foot, listening to tales of illicit activity in this coastal city at the turn of century. Learn about real historical figures like feared mob boss Joe Celona, Prohibition Commissioner Walter Findlay, and “King of the Gamblers” Shue Moy. Hear how the mob set up illegal drinking dens around the city and bribed dirty cops to look the other way. Listen to tales of longtime mayor L.D. Taylor and his infamously raucous parties, and discover how enterprising Vancouver rum-runners made their fortunes smuggling booze down the coast once the US adopted Prohibition as well. Make your way through Gastown and scope out fabled buildings like the Dominion Building. Stroll down the best-preserved alleyways in the city to really feel like you've traveled back in time. And finish up the tour in Gastown's historic Maple Tree Square, the heart of the city’s finest restaurant and bar scene. The perfect place to grab a post-tour cocktail and reminisce over your evening of adventure! Other things to note There are no bathroom breaks on this tour.
Rainforest of the Capilano Canyon
This is an absolutly spectatular spring hike! We begin at the Capilano Pacific trail, the opposite side of the Capilano suspension bridge. Greeted by enormous evergreens and great tall mossy maple trees, the sound of the river is present immediately as we gently wind along the ridge 350 feet above the river below. A easy path guides us through dense and spectacular rain forest. Loaded with waterfalls, wildlife and beautiful trellis and bridge work. Our hike takes us to the great Cleveland Dam with sweeping views of the famous Vancouver Lions, Grouse Mt. tram and the beautiful Capilano River below. A round trip will take 120mins. Other things to note Dress appropriately for a forest walk. Bring a small snack and water.
Gastown & Chinatown Night Photography
This one hour private tour (2 hrs for 2+ guests) is a great way to see Gastown and Chinatown at night, while learning photography. I'll take you to popular spots as well as hidden gems tourists are not familiar with. For photos, we'll cover techniques ranging from long exposure for DSLR cameras to night portrait shots with camera phones. You'll receive complimentary photos after the tour, although this is not a photoshoot (please check other experiences for that).
Bike & Hike Vancouver Nature Adventure
Join us for an action packed day exploring the forest of Lynn Canyon Park & the breathtaking valley of Pitt Meadows. We start the day with a leisurely hike through Lynn Canyon Park. Crossing the 50m high suspension bridge allows a panoramic view over the canyon, forest & raging waters below. Leaving the bridge, we enter into the ancient rain-forest and take a stroll beneath the towering trees above. We join the Baden Powell Trail and learn some interesting facts about the rain-forest and local ecosystem. Following the hike, we take the short drive out to Pitt Meadows. Here we enjoy a fresh and healthy lunch before we begin our bicycle ride along the beautiful dikes & farmland. Pitt Meadows is located in the lower Fraser valley, 50 km from downtown Vancouver & surrounded by the glorious mountains of Golden Ears & Pinecone Burke Provincial parks. We are delighted to be the sole tour operator with access to the stunning Trans Canada Trail located at Pitt Meadows, BC. The Trans Canada trail is the longest recreational trail in the world and spans the entire width of Canada. Enjoy the colorful surrounding farmland, fauna and blooming meadows as we pedal along the majestic trail. Other things to note Bring your own camera/cellphone for photos, sunglasses and sunscreen, loose fitting comfortable clothes or sportswear, sneakers or any closed footwear.
Electric Scooter Tour w/ Instagram Guide
You will see beautiful Vancouver in half the time. No need to walk, you'll be zipping through Vancity on an electric scooter! This 2-hour semi-private or private scooter tour will show you the best this city has to offer. Our scenic tour is led by an Instagram-savvy Vancouverite. This tour will take you to Vancouver's best photo spots and ensure you get the perfect pic. This is a great way to explore the city for both tourists and locals alike. The tour groups are small and intimate (6 people max) to ensure you get the most out of this experience. After a brief safety and group introduction, we will scooter through Vancouver's scenic seaside bike route, stopping at picture-perfect locations along the way. I am passionate and well-versed in photography. Rest assured, you will leave with great shots that will give all your friend FOMO. The tour will provide top-notch commentary, safety helmets and a tour of Vancouver like no other! Other things to note We prioritize your safety and will have a short scooter orientation at the start of each trip. We recommend you bring comfortable, walking shoes (think runners) and a small backpack or purse as you won't have any free hands.
Explore Vancouver's lgbtq history
It's time for Vancouver's secrets to come out of the closet. From drag kings and two spirit warriors, to queer church ministers and transgender crime fighters, this walking tour is a celebration of the unsung heroes who forever changed the social fabric of Vancouver Meet your guide - the man in pink! - outside the Robert Lee YMCA at 955 Burrard Street. You'll embark on a 2 hour adventure into the LGBTQ2+ history and culture of this West Coast metropolis. Start in the heart of Vancouver's entertainment scene on Granville Street, where you'll discover Vancouver's very earliest gay bars. Weave a path through Imperial Court coronations, drag kings at the Quadra, gay ministers at the United Church, the myth of Patient Zero, the GRID crisis, and visit urban oasis Nelson Park, until you find yourself in the gaybourhood on Davie Street. The walking tour strolls the historic tree-lined West End as you discover the city's earliest Pride parade, Jim Deva Plaza, bookstore bombings, a transgender campaigner who blew the whistle on the biggest crime in Vancouver history, Vancouver’s secret gay village, and the remarkable story of two-spirited warrior Gone to the Spirits. You’ll finish right in the middle of the action in the Davie St. village with its variety of bars and restaurants. The perfect place to enjoy a cocktail as you reflect on your afternoon's adventure.