Tours in Vancouver allow you to explore a chic cosmopolitan city, combined with spectacular natural surroundings. Perfect for a romantic weekend break or as a base for an adventure holiday, Vancouver tours allow you to explore Canada at its best. Travel on a private solo tour, or in a small group, and discover the many hidden corners of the area. Speak to our Destination Specialists today and we’ll help you create your ideal Vancouver tour.
Combine Canada’s majestic natural landscapes with its cosmopolitan cities on our Canadian Contrasts Tour. Visit Niagara Falls and Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and more over 15 days. Arrive in Vancouver along the Sea-to-Sky Highway which is surrounded by fjords and mountains. From Vancouver you can visit Grouse Mountain or walk among the treetops on the Suspension Bridge. Alternatively, enjoy some retail therapy on Robson Street and enjoy the cosmopolitan mix of restaurants and bars along every street.
Discover the west coast of Canada on our Western Journey Tour. See fjords and glaciers, the jagged coastline, Rocky Mountains and emerald forests before finishing in Vancouver. Set between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains, the city is home to pretty parks, designer shopping and a selection of restaurants for those wanting to simply relax.
Adventurers will love our Unlimited Adventures tour. Travel from Calgary, through the Canadian Rocky Mountains and all the way to Vancouver on the Pacific Coast. Enjoy bear watching, whale watching, glacier tours, hiking and more before finishing in the city, which blends the sea, mountains and cosmopolitan culture of Canada.
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“For the best sunset view in the city and a slice of home away from home, head to English Bay to watch the sun go down with a fresh portion of fish and chips.”
“You may be on holiday, but if you’re the outdoorsy type, don’t forget your exercise gear. The incredible scenery of Stanley Park and the brisk fresh air make for an amazing morning run.”
“Granville Island Public Market is an absolute mecca for foodie types, open from 9.00am until 7.00pm daily.”
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the climate like in Vancouver?
Vancouver is Canada’s third rainiest city, with over 161 rainy days per year on average. That said, Vancouver also benefits from one of the warmest climates in Canada, with mild winters and warm summers.
What’s the best way to get around the city?
The public transport system in Vancouver is great. The SkyTrain is clean and efficient and anywhere it doesn’t extend to can be reached by public buses and SeaBuses. Greater Vancouver is divided into three different fare zones for SkyTrain and SeaBus, while buses are charged at only one rate.
How far is Whistler from Vancouver?
Whistler is about a two hour drive from Vancouver along the BC-99 Highway. There’s also a shuttle bus that runs to and from Vancouver airport, as well as Downtown Vancouver.
Whether you love exploring the great outdoors, discovering wildlife, indulging your foodie side, or shopping for unique wares at local shops, Vancouver has something for everyone. All this is nestled on a charming little island that also serves as the perfect gateway to some of the most awe-inspiring national parks in the world.
Why you'll love Vancouver…
• Losing yourself in scenic Stanley Park, North America’s largest urban park
• Exploring the trendy streets of Gastown
• Tackling the intense 850m hike up the Grouse Mountain Grind path
• Indulging in Vancouver’s delicious foodie scene
• Relaxing with a beer at one of Vancouver’s many microbreweries
• Browsing the independent boutiques in fashionable SoMa
• Culturing yourself at one of Canada’s best commercial galleries, the Catriona Jeffries Gallery
• Stopping to smell the flowers in the VanDusen Botanical Gardens
• Swimming and sunning yourself at Kitsilano Beach
• Checking out the effortlessly cool neighbourhood of Granville Island
• Breathing in the fresh evergreen and cedar-scented air as you cross Capilano Suspension Bridge
• Learning more about Vancouver’s history at the Museum of Anthropology
Did you know?
• Greenpeace was established in Vancouver in 1971.
• Often referred to as the ‘Hollywood of the north”, Vancouver is the third largest centre for film production in North America, after Los Angeles and New York.
• The 9 O’clock Gun used to fire at 6pm to remind salmon fishermen to cease work on Sundays.
There’s no question too small. Start planning your dream trip by talking to our Destination Specialists.
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