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Elfin Lakes Day Hike or Snowshoe

Elfin Lakes Day Hike or Snowshoe
1 day
USD 161.84
Venture through forest lined with waterfalls to the alpine where you will find magnificent views of Mt Garibaldi and Atwell Peak, which is actually a volcanic pinnacle.  Not to mention breathtaking views of Howe Sound.  This is a moderate hike that is great for those who have some previous aerobic conditioning and want to try a longer trail. <br>Trail Specifications <br>Elevation Gain: 600 m <br>Total distance (return): 22 Kms <br>Difficulty: Moderate <br>Duration: 8 hours (depending on speed and breaks)

Seal Colony 3-Hour Boat Rental for 5 to 6 People

Seal Colony 3-Hour Boat Rental for 5 to 6 People
3 hours
USD 130.87
Experience the thrill of driving your very own speed boat while navigating the majestic Vancouver coastline and West Coast Islands up to the Colony of Seals. There is 250 sq km of coastline to explore as you depart from the heart of downtown Vancouver on Granville Island. There is no better way to experience the magnificent waters of Vancouver than by renting a boat for you and your friends. Boats have a capacity of 5 to 6 people which makes a boat rental excellent value for money. Choose from a 17 or 18-foot self-drive boat.

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 Other Items of Interest at Vancouver Airport

YVR Airport won the Skytrax "Best North American Airport" award in 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010, recognition it first garnered in 2007. The Vancouver Airport also retains the distinction of "Best Canadian Airport" in the regional results.


Services at YVR include:

  • Automated Passport Control to USA
  • Pharmacy
  • Post office
  • Chapel
  • Public Observation Area - Domestic Terminal, Level 4, above the food court
  • Absolute Spa - Fairmont Vancouver Airport, 4 additional locations
  • Satellite Vancouver Aquarium Marine Exhibits - International Terminal, Levels 3 and 4
  • Jet Pet Resort Pet Hotel - next to Park'N Fly


Vancouver Airport's interior has a uniquely British Columbian theme, featuring the most extensive collections of Pacific Northwest Coast Native art in the world. Bill Reid's sculpture in bronze, "The Spirit of Haida Gwaii, The Jade Canoe", is displayed in the international departures area and is a popular photo op. If you are lucky enough to arrive at YVR internationally, pause to appreciate the large waterfall and native sculpture as you enter customs.

 Disabled Facilities at the YVR Vancouver Airport

The Vancouver Airport has comprehensive facilities for disabled travellers, catering to people with sight, sound and mobility disabilities. All public areas of the Terminal buildings are wheelchair accessible.

Airline check-in and service counters have a volume controlled amplified handset system to assist people hearing an agent in a noisy environment. Counters are also specially designed with writing surfaces and toe clearances for persons using wheelchairs.

There are TTY phones located in all areas, wayfinding for people with visual impairments or who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The Terminal Buildings are equipped with low mounted courtesy phones connected directly to the Operations Desk where staff can identify the users’ location by the phone unit and therefore give users detailed directions or send a green coat volunteer to assist if required.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2021