Vancouver Area Mountains and Sea: A Gentle Adventure out in Nature with a private guide
Experience a fabulous day out in nature in Super Natural British Columbia and specifically explore the North Shore mountains and coastline.
Visit Capilano Canyon for an exhilarating walk on their famous suspension bridge over the Capilano River, a tree-top adventure and cliffwalk.
The scenic drive to Horseshoe Bay and short distance along the sea-to-sky highway highlight the panoramic Howe Sound. Enjoy lunch in a seafood restaurant in the village of Horseshoe Bay before driving up to Squamish, and the Sea to Sky Gondola.
Then head up the famous Sky-to-Sky Highway for amazing views of Howe Sound and experience the Sea-to-Sky Gondola in Squamish.
Drive over the Lion's Gate Bridge and through Stanley Park on your way back to your downtown location
Drive from your downtown location to Capilano Canyon - 1 1/2 to 2 hours
Lynn Canyon, with no admission costs, can be substituted for Capilano Canyon. It is a local park with a suspension bridge.
Horseshoe Bay for Lunch
Sea to Sky Gondola
Return to Vancouver
PLEASE NOTE: The Sea to Sky Gondola is currently out of service. They expect to be operational by spring, 2020.
Return over the Lion's Gate Bridge through Stanley Park, if time, and to your downtown or cruise ship location. A trip to the airport would require one more hour, at a cost of $60. 00
Please wear running or walking shoes as we will be on the forest floor. Layered clothing is also advisab
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
We can vary the time to suit - a bit earlier or later will be fine.
We will travel in a modern, clean and spacious Honda Odyssey (2012).
Black, sleek, separate air conditioning controls for the second row.
Seats five with back row middle seat empty. Can be six if child/family member.
Regular luggage capacity available for 3 people, using back seat.
Four or five people means everything must fit in the trunk, so 50 pound pieces or hard sided luggage must be two pieces maximum.
Activity Level: Light
Estimated Local Cash Needed
125 Canadian - Entrance fees at Capilano Canyon and Squamish Gondola. These fees are detailed below.
Food at a moderate restaurant.
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We had only 1 day after our Alaska cruise to see Vancouver and Mahara couldn't be more accommodating for us to see as much as we could in a short time, thanks for the immersive experience!