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With the stunning North Shore mountains as its backdrop and a soaring modern skyline, Vancouver is one of the world’s most beautiful waterfront cities. So it makes sense that its grandeur is best experienced by boat—here are some can’t-miss ideas.

Vancouver Harbor Cruises
A relaxing Vancouver Harbour cruise takes you along the city skyline. Choose between a sunset dinner cruise, a lunch cruise up Indian Arm, or a shorter sightseeing cruise. You can even charter a private sailboat.

Whale-Watching Tours
A whale-watching tour will take you to the best spots to view pods of local orcas, gray and humpback whales. Keep an eye out for the porpoises, seals, sea lions, and bald eagles that thrive along the Pacific Coast.

Zodiac Tours
Speeding around in a little Zodiac boat is an exciting way to tour the waterways surrounding Vancouver, and you’re sure to get some incredible photos of the area’s iconic landmarks. Opt for an afternoon tour from Granville Island up Indian Arm, or take a trip to Bowen Island for dinner before heading back to the mainland. 

False Creek Ferry
Get a great overview of Vancouver’s city landmarks like Granville Island and False Creek with a hop-on hop-off ferry pass. You can catch the multicolored ferry at any of the nine convenient stops located in Vancouver's Inner Harbour, including Science World, Granville Island, Chinatown, the Maritime Museum and the Aquatic Centre. Boats leave every five to 15 minutes during operating hours.
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Granite Falls Zodiac Tour

Granite Falls Zodiac Tour

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Experience Vancouver sights by water on this 3-hour zodiac-boat tour from Granville Island. Cross False Creek and admire Siwash Rock, an iconic stone spire located near the Lion’s Gate Bridge. In Vancouver Harbour, learn about the waterfront landmarks. Venture into Deep Cove and the glacial fjord of the Indian Arm, for incredible views of granite cliffs that you can only see by boat. Capture the beauty of Granite Falls and Silver Falls before heading back.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.89
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$97.89
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Vancouver City and Seals Scenic Boat Tour

Vancouver City and Seals Scenic Boat Tour

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Discover the sights and sounds around Vancouver, British Columbia, on this scenic, 90-minute boat tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, travel along the coastline of English Bay, west of the downtown peninsula, to popular Lighthouse Park, the Seal Colony and centrally located False Creek, which separates downtown Vancouver from the rest of the city. Along the way, see a plethora of attractions, like Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, the Lions Gate Bridge, plus offshore freighters, the beautiful homes of West Vancouver and much more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.40
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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

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Scout for an incredible array of marine life during this half-day Vancouver whale watching cruise. Join a professional naturalist on board a modern boat as you search for creatures including orcas, seals, porpoises, and eagles. The waters for your cruise are renowned for attracting whales, offering an up to 90% success rate with sightings. Best of all, enjoy spectacular scenery set amidst the Gulf and San Juan Islands. Your whale watching trip from Vancouver includes round-trip transport from your hotel, plus bottled water and snacks.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.28
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Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise

Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise

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Make the most of your time in breathtaking British Columbia with an unforgettable 2-hour Howe Sound Sea Safari! Choose from three different routes and hope aboard a 30-ft (10-m) custom, high-speed boat, to view stunning natural attractions like the cliffs of Anvil Island, cheeky seals at Pam Rocks and the Bowen Island caves. Get out of the city and experience the splendor of Horseshoe Bay and the Strait of Georgia. Great for ages five and up!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.15
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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

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This whale-watching adventure from downtown Vancouver gives you the chance to see whales and other marine life. Hop aboard the 'Salish Sea Dream' our 80-foot flagship catamaran, and keep your eyes peeled from one of several viewing areas.. Learn about the local history and geology from knowledgeable crew on board, and soak up views of the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, and Howe Sound.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.56
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Seaplane Flight to Victoria and Whale-Watching Cruise

Seaplane Flight to Victoria and Whale-Watching Cruise

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Discover the natural wonders of Vancouver and Victoria an exhilarating whale watching excursion! Delight in lovely aerial views on the crossing of the Strait of Georgia by seaplane—the most eco-friendly transport to Victoria. From the island capital, set off on an exciting cruise through Haro Strait, native home to orcas (killer whales), sea lions and seals, followed by a return flight to the mainland.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$424.54
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Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Looking for an enchanting and unusual way to spend an evening in Vancouver? Take a leisurely dinner cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Listen to live music and savor delicious Pacific Coast-style cuisine as you float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor. Stroll the deck at sunset, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet, and take in the beautiful sights including Canada Place, the North Shore Mountains and the West Vancouver skyline after dusk.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$85.62
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Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise

Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise

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Delight in the beauty of Vancouver on a lunch cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Enjoy a unique dining experience as your float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor, Burrard Inlet, and Indian Arm—a dramatic glacial fjord. Stroll the deck, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet and take in the beautiful sights including the Coast Mountains, verdant forests, and local wildlife.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.65
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy the exquisite waterfront views of Canada's premier West Coast city on a leisurely Vancouver Harbor sightseeing cruise. Travel past landmarks sites such as world-renowned Stanley Park and the city's rejuvenated Gastown district, marvel at the incredible North Shore Mountains from atop an open-air deck, and admire the stunning Lions' Gate Bridge while sipping a cocktail (own expense) from the onboard bar. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.97
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Vancouver Whale Watching Safari

Vancouver Whale Watching Safari

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Watch for orca, gray and humpback whales on a full-day wildlife safari from Vancouver on a comfortable, covered boat. Learn about the whales’ lives, behavior and migration patterns from a trained naturalist, and try to spot the dolphins, seals, sea lions and bald eagles that thrive along the Pacific Coast. Whales are sighted on 85% of trips.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$240.34
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Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching with Return to Vancouver by Seaplane

Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching with Return to Vancouver by Seaplane

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Get up close with the killer whales between Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia on this guided, full-day, whale-watching cruise. Climb aboard one of the finest whaling vessels in the industry to interact with a variety of whale species. See a wide variety of wildlife, like porpoises, seals, sea lions, bald eagles, blue herons and more. Then spend the afternoon exploring beautiful Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. At the end of the day, return to Vancouver by seaplane. Vancouver hotel or residence pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$523.88
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

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You’re visiting Vancouver and want to experience the natural wonders outside the city. Avoid the hassle of renting a car with this day trip that shows off BC's fjords, inlets, and mountains, with included transportation and a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola. A guide provides commentary on the drive, and you'll enjoy photo stops as well as free time in Whistler Village.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.05
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Private Transport from Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal to Downtown Vancouver

Private Transport from Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal to Downtown Vancouver

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Experience a luxurious, hassle-free transfer from Canada Place Cruise Terminal to downtown Vancouver, including a high-end vehicle of your choosing. Meet your driver at the Cruise Port and receive the royal treatment as you're whisked away to your hotel or private residence in Vancouver.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.54
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Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing

Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing

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Discover Vancouver's major attractions and city highlights in one day on this private 4-hour Vancouver day trip. Travel through the city by luxury vehicle with your private guide. Chose your own route to hit the highlights you most want to see. Perhaps take in top sites such as Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Park and Stanley Park. Enjoy panoramic views over the city and North Shore mountains from Queen Elizabeth Park. Gain insight into the city’s rich history and heritage, and learn what makes British Columbia’s buzzing metropolis tick.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$243.74
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Private Transport from Downtown Vancouver to Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal

Private Transport from Downtown Vancouver to Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal

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Experience a luxurious, hassle-free transfer from downtown Vancouver to Canada Place Cruise Terminal, including a high-end vehicle of your choosing. Meet your driver at your Vancouver hotel or private residence and receive the royal treatment as you're whisked away to your cruise ship.
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  • 15 minutes
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$110.54
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Whistler Sightseeing Tour from Vancouver: See Horseshoe Bay and Shannon Falls

Whistler Sightseeing Tour from Vancouver: See Horseshoe Bay and Shannon Falls

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Travelers that want to explore Whistler on a day trip from Vancouver typically need to rent a car and drive, which means focusing on the road rather than the landscape. You can sit back, relax, and enjoy the views on this sightseeing tour to Whistler, complete with a guide to whisk you there. Along the way you can see Downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park, enjoy views of Howe Sound, and take a few hours to explore Whistler independently.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.55
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Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

Private Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Experience the best of Vancouver, B.C. with a 5-hour private sightseeing experience that includes the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Enjoy the flexibility to tailor the day to your interests, starting with the historic and cultural landmarks of central Vancouver. Walk the narrow streets of Gastown and Chinatown, get perfect views from Stanley Park and see the bustling shops of Granville Island. Get a taste of mountain air and scenery from the bridge that sways above the Capilano River, with VIP, skip-the-line access and a private tour of the park’s important sights.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Victoria and Butchart Gardens from Vancouver

Private Tour: Victoria and Butchart Gardens from Vancouver

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Add some to elegance to your British Columbia vacation with a private custom tour of Victoria. Your personal driver will help you design a splendid itinerary, taking you through neighborhoods dripping with old-world charm and to the city’s many green spaces—including the famous Butchart Gardens. Forget the crowded tour bus and travel at your own pace, request stops to snap photos, buy a cup of tea or have a closer look at a site.
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  • 13 hours
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$645.62
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Private Tour: Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip

Private Tour: Victoria and Butchart Gardens Day Trip

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Discover Victoria, known as the Garden City, on this private full-day tour from Vancouver. Begin with a pleasant ferry cruise through the Strait of Georgia to Victoria, and then explore the famous Butchart Gardens, Royal BC Museum and Parliament Building in downtown Victoria. Customize your itinerary to suit the interests of your group, spending as much time at each site as you like, and enjoy transport by SUV with panoramic windows. Your personalized guide is also a professional photographer, giving you the option to purchase memorable shots of your outing.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$653.21
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Vancouver to Nanaimo, Ucluelet, Tofino 2 Days Harbour City Tour Private

Vancouver to Nanaimo, Ucluelet, Tofino 2 Days Harbour City Tour Private

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Tofino tour is a personal tour that provides the opportunity to discover the natural beauty of Vancouver Island’s West Coast, Surfing, kayaking, and whale watching are just a few of the outdoor activities available. Highlights include: the ferry to Nanaimo, Coombs market, Port Alberni, Ucluelet Wild Pacific trail, Long Beach, the town of Tofino, and the countless hiking trails. This tour also gives you the chance to go on a whale watching tour, learn to surf, go kayaking, or do other amazing activities! Day 1depart Vancouver 7:15am sharp Enjoy a ferry ride through the Strait of Georgia to Nanaimo. Explore Englishman River Falls, Then drive through Coombs Pacific Rim National Park and then check into your hotel and enjoy free time to spend as you like.Day 2:Long Beach, a surfer's paradise. Explore the fishing village town of Tofino ,Tofino is famous - such as surfing, whale watching, bear watching or kayaking. You'll depart Tofino in the afternoon arrive in Vancouver at 10pm.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$930.63
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Small Group Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

Small Group Tour: Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge

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Explore Victoria’s historic neighborhoods and highlights on a 5-hour, small-group trip through the city that includes Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. You’ll discover the fascinating stories behind Chinatown, Gastown, Stanley Park, and Granville Island, drive across the Lion’s Gate Bridge, visit the Capilano Fish Hatchery, then walk the 459 foot (140 meter) suspension bridge. This 5-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel or port, entrance fees, and personal headsets, and it’s limited to 14 people for more personal service.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$194.99
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Private Tour: Whistler Day Trip from Vancouver

Private Tour: Whistler Day Trip from Vancouver

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Leave the city behind and explore the Canadian wilderness on this private day trip from Vancouver to Whistler. Travel along the spectacular Sea-to-Sky highway with your private guide. Enjoy breathtaking views over snow-capped peaks and shimmering lakes. Feel the spray in your face at Shannon Falls, the third-tallest waterfall in British Columbia. Stop at top local attractions such as Britannia Beach, Squamish and the Aboriginal Cultural Centre. On arrival in Whistler, enjoy free time to explore and make the most of the amazing facilities at your leisure.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$341.23
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Vancouver Highlights Private Tour

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour

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Tailor your time in Vancouver to focus on what interests you with this private, full-day, totally customizable tour that merges sightseeing with comfort and luxury. Get picked up at your hotel or cruise ship and relax as you see the city’s natural beauty and parks along the North Shore or marvel at post-impressionist paintings at an art gallery. Visit trendy neighborhoods, restaurants, markets, and breweries.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$282.52
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$282.52
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Squamish ,Sea to Sky Gondola Full Day Mountain Tour Private

Squamish ,Sea to Sky Gondola Full Day Mountain Tour Private

This tour is the best way to explore the road to the 2010 Winter Olympics and the resort town of Whistler. You will begin the tour from Vancouver and travel to Whistler through the "Sea-to-Sky Highway." On the way you will pass 7,000-foot high mountains, the third highest waterfall in British Columbia, and the second largest granite monolith in the world. The award-winning tour guide will bring your tour to life with fascinating stories about the history of the area and current events. On this full-day tour you will stop at Whistler Village, Shannon Falls, and the Learn about the history of the region from your local tour guide in Whistler. Explore the majestic Whistler Village and browse through the quaint village shops. You can also hike at the base of the beautiful Shannon Falls, walk along forest trails, or just relax and enjoy the breathtaking mountain scenery
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.91
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