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Hop-On, Hop-Off + Extended Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

Venture above downtown Vancouver and the North Shore with an Extended Panoramic Flightseeing tour. Soar above downtown Vancouver, get a bird’s eye view of Stanley Park and head toward glacial mountains before circling back over the islands of the Howe Sound. This 35-minute flight wonderfully demonstrates the sheer natural beauty living near Canada’s third-largest city.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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Extended Panoramic Sightseeing Flight

Harbour Air proudly operates the largest fleet of seaplanes in North America, and you’ll see why when you take off and start exploring the mountainous and oceanic landscape surrounding Vancouver. This 35-minute flight offers an in-depth tour of glaciated mountains, an island-dotted fjord and the shimmering buildings of Downtown Vancouver.

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Gastown

A heritage site since 1970, Gastown represents Vancouver’s beginning. Known for the whistling steam clock and cobblestone streets, Gastown offers a local experience with trendy shops and restaurants.

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Stanley Park

A 1001-acre urban park at the edge of Vancouver, learn about Vancouver’s indigenous community at Stanley Park’s Totem Pole Park. Look out over the North Shore Mountains and Lions Gate Bridge at Prospect Point, or walk along the water at Second Beach.

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Waterfront

Welcoming over one million passengers each year, the Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal is the gateway to Vancouver and offers splendid views of the North Shore Mountains.

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English Bay

You would think you were on a beach in Hawaii when you visit Vancouver’s urban beach, English Bay Beach. Dig your toes into the sand and gaze out across the ocean at Point Grey, a large peninsula with the University of British Columbia at its tip. Many great dining options greet you along Denman and Davie Streets.

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Tour Rates

  • Adult

    Ages 13 years +
    247
  • Child

    Ages 3 – 12
    139

Tour, Admissions & Taxes included and listed in Canadian Dollars.


 
Blackout Dates: May 3, June 21, 28, July 1, August 2, December 6 & 24, 25, 2020
January 1, February 9, April 18, 2021

Need To Know

TOUR INFORMATION

After visiting Stanley Park, Gastown and English Bay, soar above the city to see Vancouver from a birds-eye view. The seaplane tour offers incredible views of the North Shore Mountains and the islands of the Howe Sound as you soar north along the coast. You will fly over Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park on this exhilarating 35-minute flight.

Please note that, to check-in for the seaplane tour, you will need to show a piece of government-issued photo identification.

Summer (May 1 – Oct 14)

  • First pick up starts at 9:00am; Last drop off by 7:00pm
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 35 minutes.

Harbour Air Summer Hours:

  • Year-round, daily departures

Winter (Oct 15 – Apr 30)

  • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Pick up frequency is approximately every 60 minutes.

Harbour Air Winter Hours:

  • Year-round, daily departures

*Please note that the Hop-On, Hop-Off double-decker buses are not equipped to store large pieces of luggage. We suggest dropping off your luggage at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

Hop on or off at any of the stops along the route. Disembark the Hop On Hop Off tour at Stop #01 – Waterfront, to be within minutes of the Harbour Air seaplane terminal. Check-in for your Extended Panorama Sightseeing Flight at 1055 Canada Place, Unit #1 Burrard Landing at least 30 minutes before departure.

1. Waterfront – (Tour bus passenger zone at Canada Way) – Cruise Ship Terminal with Stunning Harbour Views

2. Coal Harbour – (1133 W Hastings Street; Passenger Zone at Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel) – Downtown Location near the Water and Picturesque Seawall

3. Robson Street – (1225 Robson Street; Passenger zone at Blue Horizon Hotel) – Famous Robson Street Shopping and Dining District

4. Park Pavilion – (610 Pipeline Road; Passenger zone just past Stanley Park Pavilion) – Vancouver’s Jewel, a 1001 Acres of Coastal Temperate Rainforest

5. Prospect Point – (5601 Stanley Park Drive; Tour bus passenger zone) – Panoramic Views of the Lions Gate Bridge, North Shore Mountains, and Burrard Inlet

6. Second Beach (Stanley Park Drive by crosswalk across from Stanley Park Brewing Company) – An Outdoor Wonderland with a Beach, Playground, Lagoon, and Pool

7. West End – (Beach Avenue and Davie Street in English Bay) – Urban Beach Area Lined with Endless Dining Options

8. Sunset Beach Park – (1050 Beach Avenue; In front of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre) – Sandy Beach and Ferry Service for Access to Granville Island

9. Burrard Central – (1015 Burrard Street; Passenger zone at the Century Plaza Hotel) – Colourful Davie Village Celebrating Vancouver’s Pride Culture

10. Yaletown – (North side of Davie Street at Pacific Avenue) – Trendy Shops, Bars and Restaurants with Patio Seating

11. Stadium District – (180 W Georgia Street; Passenger zone at the Sandman Hotel on Georgia) – Vancouver’s Sports Centre, Home to the Vancouver Canucks, Whitecaps and BC Lions

12. Olympic Village – (Main Street, north of transit stop) – Calming False Creek Featuring an Interactive Science Centre for Kids near Former Olympic Athlete Housing

13. Chinatown – (Passenger zone on Keefer Street at Columbia by monument) – Vibrant Chinatown and Classical Chinese Gardens

14. Gastown – (Richards Street; West side of the street at Harbour Centre pullout) – Historic Gastown Neighbourhood with Cobblestone Streets

15. City Centre – (791 W Georgia Street; Vehicle pullout in front of Four Seasons Resort) – Modern and Historic Luxury, with the Vancouver Art Gallery and Pacific Centre

Tour FAQ

  • 1. Is This Tour Accessible?
    The seaplanes are not wheelchair accessible. All guests must be able to climb a set of stairs to board the plane.

    Most of Vancouver is accessible to various mobility levels. However, Stanley Park does have unpaved pathways and inclines. English Bay and Sunset Beach also feature sandy areas. Please be aware that our Hop-On, Hop-Off buses are not yet wheelchair or scooter accessible.

  • 2. What do I need to bring for my flight?
    All guests are required to bring one piece of a government-issued ID for check-in and must arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled flight.
  • 3. Does the seaplane have a bathroom?
    The seaplanes do not have bathrooms onboard. We recommend that you use a washroom before your flight.
  • 4. What Should I Wear?
    Dress in layers for the day, including a warm shirt or outer layer. We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes.

 

General FAQ

  • 1. How Can I Buy Tickets for my Tour?
    You can purchase tickets through our website, your concierge, day-of from one of our onboard staff or by calling our reservations department at 604.255.7272.
  • 2. What’s the Cancellation Policy?
    To receive a full refund, passengers must notify Landsea Tours before 9:00am the day prior to their scheduled tour date. No refund will be provided for less than 24 hours notice unless the optional Travel Protection has been purchased.
  • 3. How Does the False Creek Ferries Ticket Work?
    One complimentary roundtrip ferries pass is included in your tour price at no additional cost! Have your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket stamped by the False Creek Ferry staff at Stop #8 and at Granville Island to board the vessel.
  • 4. How Do Last Full Loop/Last Buses Work?
    The Last Full Loop is the last bus to complete an entire tour loop from where you get on. The last bus refers to the final time the bus will stop at a particular stop during the day. Your tour will then end at either Sunset Beach or Waterfront (Canada Place).
  • 5. How do the One and Two Day Tickets Work?
    Guests can choose either a 1 Day or 2 Day Pass. Please note: 2 Day Passes are valid for two consecutive days.
  • 6. Can this tour accommodate luggage?
    No, the Hop-On, Hop-Off buses are not equipped to store large rolling luggage. Therefore, we suggest that you drop your luggage off at your hotel and then join the tour at one of the 15 centrally located stops.

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