PAC09. Start with coffee and pastries at 09:30 at the Hyatt Re- gency, and then join the city tour to get to know Vancouver.
Vancouver City Tour
May 4th, 10:00-13:30 (3.5 hrs) $52.00 CAD (including taxes)
A deluxe motorcoach with full tour commentary will show dele- gates the beauty and artistic diversity of the city. The adventure begins with a drive through world famous Stanley Park, a 1,000 acre forest set in the heart of downtown. Other tour highlights in- clude exotic Chinatown and nearby Gastown with its quaint cob- blestone streets, steam clock and unique shops.
Museum of Anthropology/Granville Island Excursion
May 5th, 10:00-14:30 (4.5 hrs) $60.00 CAD (including taxes)
This excursion is designed to acquaint delegates with local culture and artistry with a visit to the Museum of Anthropology. The com- mentated tour begins with a drive along the beautiful coastline & beaches of Vancouver en route to the University of British Co- lumbia. Professional guides will be on hand to take guests on an informative and fascinating walk through the Museum and near-by grounds. The tour continues on to trendy Granville Island. Ample time is provided for eating, strolling and shopping before the re- turn trip back to the hotel.
North Shore Tour
May 7th, 10:00-14:00 (4 hrs) $75.00 CAD (including taxes)
This picturesque excursion includes a tour to Capilano Suspen- sion Bridge and Nature Park as well as to Cypress Mountain Park. The Capilano Suspension Bridge was built back in 1888 and was the first of its kind spanning 450 feet (137 m) across and 230 feet (70 m) above the Capilano River. Guests are invited to explore and learn about British Columbia’s rainforest ecosystem or enjoy leisurely shopping at the Trading Post. Next the tour continues on to Cypress Mountain Park and Lookout. Majestic Cypress Park sits on high ground, overlooking the bustling metropolitan City of Vancouver.
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