Pre & Post Tours

Pre & Post Tours

“A cosmopolitan city on the edge of nature”, Vancouver effortlessly combines urban activity with spectacular outdoor adventures. Explore the endless possibilities before and/or after the conference, from whale watching excursions to bicycling along the sea wall to gondolas up snow-capped mountains.


We will keep you informed for all tour bookings, along with prices, but here is a list of some of the favorites from past years. For more information, please contact Skyland Travel Inc.

Pre or Post Conference Tours: (Separate Fee)

Whistler & Sea To Sky Gondola From Vancouver (10 hrs) 

Whistler is the best known for hosting the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the one of the largest ski resorts in North America. Whistler offers a mountain of summertime activities home to Whistler Blackcomb.

The journey up the Sea to Sky Highway is just like it sounds- a winding spectacle of ocean and mountain scenery and your experience with the roaring Shannon Falls as freshly melted glacial snow tumbles down a staggering 335-metres to the rivers below. After, onto Whistler where you will experience The Sea to Sky Gondola and in Whistler spend an afternoon exploring this mountain town.

As the majestic backdrop of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain unveils before your eyes, the adventure at our Whistler Village destination is you to create.

On this mountaintop retreat from Vancouver, enjoy Whistler, Shannon Falls and the Sea to Sky Gondola; you’re sure to be on Cloud Nine!

$189.00/person (Meals not included) 

Vancouver City Tour & Capilano Suspension Bridge Combo (5 hrs)

This tour in Vancouver takes you through the city to see sights like the Lions Gate Bridge and Downtown, plus to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park!

(Including Cliffwalk & Treetops Adventure)

If the combination of city sights and a forest escape is your idea of an ideal day-trip, this is the tour for you. Ride and relax with our unique, guided commentary through Vancouver’s vibrant downtown. See spectacular waterfront landmarks including the sails of Canada Place and the bustling Robson Street shopping strip. Then soak in the view over Lions Gate Bridge as we venture to the adrenaline-pumping Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Next up are the sandy shores of English Bay on the west side of Stanley Park, then Granville Island, and a scenic drive though historic Chinatown and Gastown.

$129.00/person (Meals not included)

Victoria & Butchart Gardens (14 hrs)

It starts with a 90-minute cruise aboard BC Ferries, and just gets better. With scenery so jaw-dropping you won’t want to blink, relax and enjoy the voyage through Juan de Fuca Straight and the Gulf Islands. From exploring the Inner Harbour of BC’s capital city of Victoria–named after British monarch Queen Victoria–to Butchart Gardens, 22 breathtaking hectares (55 acres) of meticulously manicured beauty, this tour delivers a royally spectacular day-trip to remember.

$224.00/person (Meals not included) 

Granville Island Market Tour (2 hrs)

20+ Signature Canadian Tastings, 8 Delicious Destinations
An All-Inclusive Grazing Breakfast!

Noisy and chaotic, yet irresistibly atmospheric, Granville Island is a paradise for food, art and culture. Chefs and foodies flock to the Public Market, where the crown jewel of the Island dazzles with quality produce, bakeries, butcheries, cheese shops, and local delights!

During the tour, guests will be served with a cornucopia of fine foods from independent farmers and food artisans throughout Vancouver and beyond, form duck confit and cheeses to locally-made charcuterie, melt-in-your-mouth donuts, to world-class coffee and chai.

*** Alternate tasting for Vegetarians and Pescetarians ***

$89.24 / person for Mon. to Thurs.
$101.54 / person for Fri. to Sun.

Gastronomic Gastown Tour (3 hrs)

The Gastronomic Gastown Tour combines Gastown’s 100% locally-owned, totally-awesome restaurants with Vancouver’s picturesque points and riveting history. From savoury to sweet, this is an all-inclusive, progressive meal at 4 of Gastown’s best restaurants, complete with Vancouver craft beer, award-winning wine, and cocktail pairings!

You’ll weave through Gastown’s cobblestone maze, meet local restauranteurs, and indulge in a series of super-Vancouver foods like Pork Belly Crackling, Tempura Bacon Eggs, immaculate desserts and more!

To connect with the food, history and people that make Gastown great, a Vancouver Foodie Tour can’t be beat!

*** Alternate tasting for Vegetarians and Pescetarians. For those who would like non-alcoholic beverages ***


Lake Louise and Banff, Rockies Discovery & Glacier Adventure (10.25 hrs)

From the iconic Lake Louise to the otherworldly Columbia Icefield and beyond to Jasper, this tour allows you to see glaciers up close and discover how they’ve shaped our landscape.  A-once-in-a-lifetime ride on the Athabasca Glacier—on board our famous Ice Explorers—will have you drinking water fresh from the ice. The trip continues to the awe-inspiring Columbia Icefield Skywalk before ending in Jasper. It’s a day that you’ll remember forever.

*Lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre for tours that include the Columbia Icefield Adventure.

*Not including Air flight – from Vancouver to Calgary and the transportation to the hotel in Banff, and also from Jasper to Vancouver, hotels in Banff and Jasper.

*We can arrange your air flight or train, hotels in Banff and Jasper upon your request.


Canadian Rockies Circle (10 Days / 9 Nights Total and 4 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer)

$5,388.00 – $10,035.00/person

While you are in the City, you may want to visit some special places in the city on your own time.

  • City Tour – Vancouver Trolley Attractions Loop Tour
  • Stanley Park
  • The Vancouver Aquarium at Stanley Park
  • The Museum of Anthropology
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Robson Street (main shopping street in downtown)
  • Yaletown (great pubs, restaurants, shopping)
  • Fly over Canada