Escursioni a Vancouver: The Charm of the North Shore Tour is the best way to explore downtown Vancouver and the amazing rainforest of North Vancouver.
This six-hour excursion through Stanley Park, West Vancouver, North Vancouver and Capilano will include stops at:
Stanley Park – This 1000-acre park is the largest city-owned park in Canada. As you drive through the park you’ll see the seawall, beautiful beaches, the Totem Poles which are a collection of poles from different First Nations cultures throughout the province and spectacular views of Vancouver.
Lions Gate Bridge – A vehicle suspension bridge that crosses the first narrows of Burrard Inlet and connects the City of Vancouver, BC, to the North Shore municipalities of the District of North Vancouver, the City of North Vancouver, and West Vancouver.
West Vancouver – You will see the multi-million mansions of the rich and famous who have a fantastic view of downtown Vancouver.
Capilano River Hatchery – The Capilano Salmon Hatchery is a fish farm that was established in 1971 to save the strongly declining salmon stocks in the Capilano River. Today, the hatchery not only breeds Coho salmon and steelhead trout, but has also introduced Chinook salmon into the system. You will visit the interpretive centre giving locals and visitors from around the world a chance to learn more about the salmon life cycle.
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre – A rainforest park, you will learn about moss, ferns, and plants growing under the same eco-system with the oldest trees in the Pacific West Coast . Explore one of the many trails that lead visitors into the temperate rainforest, beside the creek, and over waterfalls.
At the conclusion of this tour we will bring you back to your hotel.
Guests have the option to add to their tour Gourmet Box Lunch or Gourmet Picnic prepared by our local Chef Marianne Schivy with delicious local West Coast flavors. Please note menu is subject to change depending on the season.
Tour with Gourmet Box Lunch includes: Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Sunflower seeds, Fresh Whole Seasonal Fruit, Crackers, Choice of European Style Ham & Mozzarella Cheese Sandwich OR Smoked Montreal Beef or Swiss Cheese Sandwich OR Vegetarian Sandwich with Hummus, Choice of Homemade Cookie OR Gourmet Chocolate and Bottled Water/Soda/Sparkling Water.
Tour with Gourmet Picnic Lunch includes: Option 1: Five Different fine local Cheeses, Assorted Breads & Crackers, Roasted Red Peppers, Mediterranean Olives, Chutney and Bottled Water/Soda/Sparkling Water OR Option2: Sliced Prosciutto/ Schinken Speck Slice, Salami Mix, Assorted local Fine Cheeses, Chutney, Roasted Red Peppers, Mediterranean Olives, Assorted Breads & Crackers and Bottled Water/Soda/Sparkling Water.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at various Downtown Vancouver, Downtown Victoria, Whistler and Downtown Seattle Hotels. Please call supplier at least 24hrs prior to tour to confirm pick-up time and location.
Duration: 6 hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am.
End/closing time: At 4pm.
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.
Others: We recommend causal clothing and comfortable shoes for walking in the rainforest.