Whale Watching tours in Vancouver

WHALE WATCHING SEASON Although the Whales start to become visible in the coastal waters of BC around the beginning of March the official Whale Watching Season for guided tours runs from April to the end of October. There are various Tour operators that you can use to spend a day out at sea to catch…

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Visiting us on an Alaskan – Hawaiian Cruise? Let us guide you on how to see the very best of Vancouver!

April 11th marks the official beginning of the annual Cruise ship season and we expect a huge volume of visitors again this year, with an expected  840,000 cruise passengers on 237 ships guaranteed to visit this beautiful city,  it will be another busy year for all of us in the hospitality industry and we are…

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Route changes to Bus routes 6 and 135 from Translink December 19th 2016

The brand new Evergreen line is now up & running connecting the far reaching Tri-cities area of Greater Vancouver closer together. The Evergreen Line is an 11-kilometre extension to the existing SkyTrain system in Metro Vancouver. It will be a fast, frequent and convenient SkyTrain service, connecting Coquitlam City Centre through Port Moody to Lougheed…

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Harbour Air Vancouver city tours and excursions

The Spring Weather is kicking in bang on time and we are now entering the tourist season of 2016 in Vancouver. If you are visiting for a few days and would like to see quite a lot of the city and its surrounding areas you may want to consider using Harbour Air Seaplane tours for…

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City Tours and Bike rentals in Vancouver

One of the regular questions we receive at the hotel is “What is the best way to get around Vancouver?” here are some of the best options for you to see the city with the least amount of effort while being informative and as fun. Using the vehicle may not be the best option within…

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Snowbus is now running excursions from Vancouver to Whistler

Courtesy of Westcoast sightseeing and Big bus tours we welcome the return of the Snowbus for the Whistler winter season of 2015/2016. This runs until March 28th 2016 You can book tours with us at the Front desk so you can make the most of your stay by visiting the winter wonderland that is Whistler….

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Big Bus Hop on Hop off Winter Hours & Vantage Whistler Winter tours

The BIG BUS Hop on, Hop off sightseeing tours have officially switched to their Winter hours and routes as of mid October 2015. The frequency of these tours will be every 60 minutes every day with the first buses leaving at 9.15am and the final routes at 3.15pm. The closest stop to the Sunset Inn…

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Happy 30th birthday LANDSEA TOURS & ADVENTURES!

When you are visiting Vancouver for a few days it is likely that you will be interested in a day trip to Victoria on Vancouver Island and Whistler in the interior of the BC Mountains, it can be difficult figuring out which tour company to use to make the day-trip worth its while. So let…

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MAY 2015 EVENTS

Here are some great events and festivals to check out during the month of May. DOXA Documentary Film Festival – Runs till May 10th DOXA is presented by The Documentary Media Society, a Vancouver based non-profit, charitable society (incorporated in 1998) devoted to presenting independent and innovative documentaries to Vancouver audiences. The society exists to…

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