Serving Up Vancouver Lightly Chilled…

The following article was submitted by Tourism Vancouver’s resident dive enthusiast, Stephen Pearce, and Vice President, Marketing.

In late September, I had an opportunity to host Ms. Jing Xu, also known as Layla, for her first ever cold-water dive in Canada. Layla is a self-described travel junkie who shares her global adventures on social media in China with 4.5 million passionate fans.

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Serving Up Vancouver Lightly Chilled…

Scuba Dive in Vancouver’s Backyard

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Diving in British Columbia is fun, stunningly beautiful, and like skiing, if you wear the right gear – warm and cosy!

Check out these videos that highlight a few spots that you can go for a dive:

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Scuba Dive in Vancouver’s Backyard

Waterfront Sightseeing Adventures with Sea Vancouver (Free Tour Giveaway!)

Sea-Vancouver

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!

Whether you’re a first-time zodiac adventurer or a seasoned veteran, we guarantee you’ll have a blast!

Launching from the Westin Bayshore Hotel, Sea Vancouver’s fleet of open-air, purpose-built, zodiac-style vessels are Vancouver’s fastest and safest way to view the city from the sea.

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Waterfront Sightseeing Adventures with Sea Vancouver (Free Tour Giveaway!)

Zodiac Sightseeing with Fastboat Adventures

Fast Boat Adventures
A new company from Vancouver Whale Watch, Fastboat Adventures, is offering up high-octane sightseeing for those who want a little thrill with their tour of the sights. With two tours by 12-seater zodiacs, Fastboat Adventures will whiz guests by water around the city sights, or up Indian Arm for a different perspective on the city and the wilderness that surrounds it. I recently had the opportunity to take the Indian Arm adventure, and it was definitely my kind of tour!

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Zodiac Sightseeing with Fastboat Adventures

Hiking in Vancouver

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Grouse Grind

Amongst the mountains and trees that make up the backdrop to Vancouver lies a wealth of hiking trails within some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. From short walks near pristine lakes and raging rivers to steep uphill hikes into alpine areas, Vancouver is a paradise for hikers and outdoor adventure seekers.

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Hiking in Vancouver