Tourism Challenge 2019
The Sea to Sky Tour will be offered to Tourism Passport Challenge holders on the following dates: April 20 to May 31, 2019.
Make sure to book your seats early in order to guarantee a spot for you and up to one guest. We are honoured to participate in this program, however, please note seats sells out every year so be sure to book early. Only online bookings will be accepted, we will not be accepting reservation for Tourism Passport holders over the phone.
Pick-up for the tour will be from the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Melville Street entrance. A non-refundable $10 FEE PER PERSON will be charged at time of booking. (An unstamped Tourism Challenge Passport is needed to access both attractions).
**Only one booking per passport is allowed; maximum two people** Passport and proof of employment will be required to join the tour. All cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
Continue reading for more information about our Sea to Sky Tour… (TWO STAMPS)
Vancouver’s rugged wilderness is simply around the corner from the busy city core. Travel along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, named within the top 10 best coastal drives in the world.
At the beginning of your tour, explore the quaint village of Horseshoe Bay. At your second stop feel the spray from British Columbia’s third highest waterfall, Shannon Falls before ascending 335 metres (1,100 feet) to the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola (TWO STAMPS) for stunning views of Howe Sound. Here you can cross the Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge and walk along forest trails to viewing platforms.
Lastly, explore underground mining tunnels at Britannia Mine Museum (TWO STAMPS) and learn about the amazing history of the once-largest producer of copper in the British Empire.
Advised clothing: Dress in layers as temperatures within the train tunnel at Britannia Mine Museum are consistently 12 ℃ (54 ℉). Comfortable walking shoes are advised. Don’t forget the fixings! Depending on the weather consider bringing sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, gloves and a waterproof outer layer. Any excess items can be stored in the vehicle while you’re exploring.
Accessibility: Moderate mobility is required at each of the tour stops as they include hills, stairs and uneven terrain. There’s a lot to explore. Be prepared to do plenty of walking.
Our tours are conducted on comfortable mini-coaches seating up to 30 guests and offering stunning visibility. They are detailed after every tour and are outfitted with heating & air-conditioning for your comfort. Live tour commentary is conducted in English by our friendly, highly trained and award-winning tour guides. Hotel specific pick-up times are provided when reservations are confirmed.