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Weekend Activities In and Around Vancouver

To get you started on planning a vacation of a lifetime, we have posted links for some tourism information sites and we have given you examples of some of our favorite places.

Golf at Furry Creek Golf and Country Club

Furry Creek is not a course that one merely plays - it is an enriching adventure to be savored. Considered one of the most beautifully landscaped playgrounds. Furry delivers an unforgettable experience with its breathtaking beauty, dramatic play and first-class facilities. It is a par 71, 18-hole golf course, with seven Par 3's, five Par 4's and six Par 5's.

4-star rating for the Best Place to Play by Golf Digest 2005

Located 40 min from downtown Vancouver - Lovely drive

Toll Free  1 888 922-9462
E-mail: Info_furry@golfbc.com
Web site: www.golfbc.com/courses/furry_creek

Links for BC Golf courses: http://www.golfbc.com/

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Salmon / Ocean Fishing Wildlife

Sewell's Marina: Come to Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver and discover spectacular Howe Sound, our Ocean Playground.  Do some deep-sea Chinook &/or Coho salmon fishing with or without one of Sewell's experienced guides.

Guided Salmon Fishing Charters are in Howe Sound and surrounding areas such as the Fraser and Capilano Rivers.

30 minutes drive from downtown Vancouver

phone: 604-921-3474
link: http://www.sewellsmarina.com/

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Marine Eco-Tours

Sewell's Marina: Wildlife & Marine sightseeing
Sea Safari Eco-Tour a 2 hour adventure to the spectacular scenery and wildlife.  What to expect?

You'll find yourself racing beside steep cliffs, exploring caves, and viewing harbour seals at play, normally complemented by majestic bald eagles soaring overhead

30 minutes drive from downtown Vancouver

phone: 604-921-3474
link: http://www.sewellsmarina.com/

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Sturgeon Angling, Salmon Fishing, Fly Fishing / River Fishing

Fred's Fishing Adventures: British Columbia's Fraser Valley has been blessed with some of the best sturgeon & salmon fishing anywhere in the world.

The mighty Fraser River & the beautiful Harrison River are both home to the great White Sturgeon, Chinook, Coho, Chum and Pink species of salmon, as well as trout.

They are located in the Fraser Valley, just 60 minutes east of Vancouver in a town called Chilliwack. The Valley is home to many rivers and streams emptying into the Fraser River making it a prime target for anglers from around the globe.

Fred's Fishing Adventures, Chilliwack, BC

60 - 80 minutes drive east from downtown Vancouver

Toll Free  1 877 796 3345
link: http://www.freds-bc.com/


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Seaplane Tour

While in Vancouver take a special tour:

Vancouver Panorama, Fjords and Resort Villages, Alpine Lakes and Glaciers, Fly 'N Float Kayak Excursion, Fly 'N Dine Snug Cove or Butchart Gardens, Search for Orca Whales, Victoria Day Trips, Island Golf Getaway, Prestige Island Tour, Prince Rupert to see Khutzeymateen - Valley of the Grizzly Bear.

Or take a regularly scheduled flight from Vancouver to Victoria, Nanaimo, or the Gulf Islands.

The floatplane terminal is a 5 minute walk from the conference centre.

Harbour Air Seaplanes: Worlds Largest Seaplane Airline Since 1981

phone: 604 233 3506
link: http://www.harbour-air.com/

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Other Links

Tourism BC http://www.hellobc.com/en-CA/default.htm
or call 1-800-HELLO-BC (1-800-435-5622) toll free within North America or (250) 387-1642 from outside of North America.

Tourism Vancouver http://www.tourismvancouver.com/visitors/

Tourism Victoria http://www.tourismvictoria.com/

Tourism Whistler http://www.tourismwhistler.com/

Vancouver Coast & Mountains http://www.vcmbc.com/

Historic Gastown http://www.seegastown.com

Grouse Mountain http://www.grousemountain.com/


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