Vancouver

Vancouver / Surrey - British Columbia

Transfers: Airport & airport hotels
Distance from airport: 25 km
Distance from city center: 45 km

Central Campground: BCRV Cariboo RV & Campground
8765 Cariboo Place, Burnaby, B.C., V3N 4T2, Canada
Phone: (604) 420-1722 - Fax: (604) 420-4782
Toll-Free Fax In North America: 1-800-667-9901
Fax World Wide: 00800 408 55470
Access:From Hwy 1 (East or West): Take Exit 37 (Gaglardi), turn right at first traffic light (Cariboo Rd), left at the next light (Cariboo Rd N), next right is our access road (Cariboo Pl).

Vancouver , perched on the sparkling Pacific beside majestic mountains, is a dynamic, multicultural city set in a spectacular natural environment. No matter what time of the year you visit, there are indoor and outdoor activities to please adults, families, couples and friends to no end. As the proud host of the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games, Vancouver looks ahead to ongoing growth and great success in tourism and hospitality each year.

Canada is known for our people's friendly nature, and Vancouver's citizens take great pride in our welcoming, clean, safe streets - day or night, all year round.

With quick and easy access to Whistler Resort, the Canadian Rockies, Victoria, Vancouver Island, and of course, endless year round water and land sports, whether extreme sport or family fun, find your personal adventure here.

Only 30 minutes from Vancouver, you find yourself entering a magical world of giant Douglas firs wrapped in blankets of soft green moss. Breathe in the cool, clean mystery of the West Coast rainforest. You don't need to be an experienced hiker to discover the forests unspoiled beauty.



Vancouver's Main Attractions

4th Avenue
To experience the diversity of Vancouverís multi-cultured society, unique shopping and ethnic dining, donít miss 4th avenue, the real Vancouver ñ a stoneís throw from Kits Beach, just above from Granville Island.

Chinatown
North Americaís second largest Chinatown stretches along Main St., Gore St. and Carrall St. Brilliant architecture and restaurants abound.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

In the center of Chinatown. The first authentic classical Chinese Garden ever built outside China.

English Bay
Particularly beautiful at sunset, stroll along Stanley Parkís picturesque seawall at English Bay.

False Creek Ferries
A great way to get from the west end to bustling Granville Island Market. This fleet of covered boats offers year round service. Boarding points at Vancouver Aquatic Centre and Kits Point.

Gastown

Cobblestone streets, gas lamps, lots of great shops, restaurants and nightclubs. Historic Gastown is a must see. Located where Carrall, Powell, Water and Alexander Streets.


Granville Island
Right on False Creek this is Vancouverís favorite public market. Come and see why. Located on the south side of False Creek.

Grouse Mountain

Ride the skyride to the 3700-foot apex for breathtaking views. Enjoy the theatre in the sky, winter skiing and summer hiking. Top of Capilano Road, North Vancouver.


The Lookout
Take the glass-enclosed elevator to the top of Harbour Centre for a spectacular 360? view of Vancouver. Admission includes a 12-minute video presentation on Vancouver and B.C.

Kitsilano Beach
Play in the surf or swim in Vancouverís largest outdoor pool. A favourite spot for activities of all kinds. Located on the south side of English Bay bordering Cornwall St.

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
Hanging from cables high above Lynn Canyon. This popular attraction offers extensive hiking trails on both sides.

Stanley Park
Crisscrossed by walking trails and bordered by an eight km seawall. This 400-hectare wilderness, which forms the western end of Vancouver city, includes several points of interest.



Vancouver Aquarium
Award winning exhibition of aquatic wildlife. Marvelous performances of killer whales. See how 80 percent of earthís inhabitants live ñ under water. Located in Stanley Park.

Vancouver Museum
The large civic museum features displays showing the history of the city. Share 8000 years of first peopleís history as well as all major immigrant cultures. Located in same landmark building as the Planetarium.

West Vancouver Beaches
Ambleside, Dundarave, Sandy Cove, Lighthouse Park, Eagle Harbour and Wayside Park are located on the west shore of Burrard Inlet. These secluded beaches are small pieces of paradise.






 

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