VIU International students

Discover Canada Tours - Whistler 2-Day Tour

Nov
13
When: Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 - Sunday, Nov 14, 2021, 10:15AM - 6:00PM
Where:

Whistler, BC

Add to CalendarDiscover Canada Tours - Whistler 2-Day Tour11/13/2021 10:15 AM11/14/2021 06:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverDuration:2 Days, 1 NightItinerary:Day 1: Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal – Whistler10:20am - Meet your guide at Horseshoe Bay Ferry TerminalDepart from Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal to SquamishTravel the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway with a stop at Shannon FallsEnjoy a guided walk to the falls12:00pm - Stop in at the Howe Sound Brewery for optional lunch & beer tasting (own expense)You’ll have 1.5 hours to explore the Main Street of Squamish lined with lots of shops and restaurants including The Back Country Brewery or Cliffside Cidery.3:30pm - Arrive in Whistler and enjoy a walking tour with your guide with time free to explore the Village or participate in an optional activity.Later meet your guide to check into the HI Whistler and check into your hostel. 4:30pm - Free time for sightseeing/Dinner. Guide will give recommendations. This evening, option to join your guide at one of Whistler’s many Pubs/Bars. Whistler clubs currently not taking reservations due to Covid Restrictions, but guides can assist in trying to find space at the bars, as all bars still have first-come, first-serve availability.Day 2: Whistler – Horseshoe Bay Ferry TerminalEnjoy a full day in Whistler to explore the Village or optional outdoor activities such as bungee jumping, E mountain biking, Zipline, the SSLC Cultural Centre, The Scandinavian Spa, or hiking at some of the nearby lakes or trails.Before your activity today, be sure to check out of your hostel and store your luggage until departure.4:00pm – Meet the guide in the hotel lobby with your luggage. Depart Whistler Village and travel to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal6:00pm – Arrive at Horseshoe Bay and check-in for your 6:35pm sailingMeeting/Pick-up Location:Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal (6750 Keith Rd, West Vancouver, BC V7W 2V1) - Look for the white bus with Discover Canada Tours logo and tour guides wearing bright green!Cost:Youth/Student with ID: from $245Included:Mini coach transportation starting from Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal1 professional Canadian driver guide1 night hostel shared accommodation at HI WhistlerEntertainment, games and prizesDiscounts on activity and sightseeing optionsAll taxesOptional Activities: (Advance purchase pricing)Ziplining – Bear Tour $127 (4 ziplines, 2-2.5 hours); Eagle Tour $155 (5 ziplines, 2.5-3 hours)E-Biking – 1 hour rental $56; 4 hours rental $105Whistler Bungee – $135SSLC (Cultural Center)- $17Equipment & Winter Clothing is available for rent upon requestSafety Note:Proof of Covid 19 vaccination & vaccine passport will be required at time of bookingHow to Sign Up:Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with the Cultural Connections Team in person in Building 255.You will need to have your:Student card,Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)Payment (credit card is the only form of payment taken by DC Tours)Hours & Location for Signing Up with us:Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor or by appointment (see contact information below)Cancellations:You may cancel your tour at any time by notifying Discover Canada Tours at 1-855-689-8128.If you cancel your overnight tour:Up to 30-days prior to your scheduled tour departure you can receive 100% credit to rebook to another future tour, or receive a full refund less 10% which can be used as credit for future travelBetween 30-15 days prior to your scheduled tour departure:  100% credit to rebook to another future tour, non-refundable Within 14-days prior to your tour departure, your tour is non-refundable, non-transferableContact:Kelsey Moon – Activity Program CoordinatorKelsey.moon@viu.caWhistler, BCfalseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

Discover Canada Tours - Whistler 2-Day Custom VIU

Duration:

2 Days, 1 Night

Itinerary:

Day 1: Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal – Whistler

10:20am - Meet your guide at Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
  • Depart from Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal to Squamish
  • Travel the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway with a stop at Shannon Falls
  • Enjoy a guided walk to the falls
12:00pm - Stop in at the Howe Sound Brewery for optional lunch & beer tasting (own expense)
  • You’ll have 1.5 hours to explore the Main Street of Squamish lined with lots of shops and restaurants including The Back Country Brewery or Cliffside Cidery.
3:30pm - Arrive in Whistler and enjoy a walking tour with your guide with time free to explore the Village or participate in an optional activity.
  • Later meet your guide to check into the HI Whistler and check into your hostel. 
4:30pm - Free time for sightseeing/Dinner. Guide will give recommendations. 
  • This evening, option to join your guide at one of Whistler’s many Pubs/Bars. Whistler clubs currently not taking reservations due to Covid Restrictions, but guides can assist in trying to find space at the bars, as all bars still have first-come, first-serve availability.

Day 2: Whistler – Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal

  • Enjoy a full day in Whistler to explore the Village or optional outdoor activities such as bungee jumping, E mountain biking, Zipline, the SSLC Cultural Centre, The Scandinavian Spa, or hiking at some of the nearby lakes or trails.
  • Before your activity today, be sure to check out of your hostel and store your luggage until departure.
  • 4:00pm – Meet the guide in the hotel lobby with your luggage. Depart Whistler Village and travel to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
  • 6:00pm – Arrive at Horseshoe Bay and check-in for your 6:35pm sailing

Meeting/Pick-up Location:

Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal (6750 Keith Rd, West Vancouver, BC V7W 2V1) - Look for the white bus with Discover Canada Tours logo and tour guides wearing bright green!

Cost:

  • Youth/Student with ID: from $245

Included:

  • Mini coach transportation starting from Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal
  • 1 professional Canadian driver guide
  • 1 night hostel shared accommodation at HI Whistler
  • Entertainment, games and prizes
  • Discounts on activity and sightseeing options
  • All taxes

Optional Activities: (Advance purchase pricing)

  • Ziplining – Bear Tour $127 (4 ziplines, 2-2.5 hours); Eagle Tour $155 (5 ziplines, 2.5-3 hours)
  • E-Biking – 1 hour rental $56; 4 hours rental $105
  • Whistler Bungee – $135
  • SSLC (Cultural Center)- $17
  • Equipment & Winter Clothing is available for rent upon request

Safety Note:

  • Proof of Covid 19 vaccination & vaccine passport will be required at time of booking

How to Sign Up:

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with the Cultural Connections Team in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (credit card is the only form of payment taken by DC Tours)

Hours & Location for Signing Up with us:

Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor or by appointment (see contact information below)

Cancellations:

You may cancel your tour at any time by notifying Discover Canada Tours at 1-855-689-8128.

If you cancel your overnight tour:

  • Up to 30-days prior to your scheduled tour departure you can receive 100% credit to rebook to another future tour, or receive a full refund less 10% which can be used as credit for future travel
  • Between 30-15 days prior to your scheduled tour departure:  100% credit to rebook to another future tour, non-refundable 
  • Within 14-days prior to your tour departure, your tour is non-refundable, non-transferable

Contact:

Kelsey Moon – Activity Program Coordinator
Kelsey.moon@viu.ca