For Vancouverites, a flight across Canada hardly sounds like a thrill ride. It’s something we do every time we head back East.
But even if you’re an Air Canada Aeroplan superstar, you still might want to check out FlyOver Canada, the virtual flight attraction that opened in the old IMAX theatre at Canada Place earlier this summer.
I have to confess that I’d written off FlyOver Canada as a “tourist-only” attraction, i.e. something to entertain the cruise ship crowd during the brief window of time they actually get to step foot in Canada. But it turns out that FlyOver has a broader appeal.
On a recent weekend, I took a walk to the far end of the Canada Place pier, picked up my $19.95 ticket and got ready to climb aboard. “Passengers” queue up outside and are funnelled in every 15 minutes in groups of approximately 60. Continue reading:
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