Tour: CGI - 2013 (CGI) - 2013 / 2014

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Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Peak to Peak Experience The journey between the two Mountains provides a 360-degree window into Whistler Blackcomb's alpine environment, its surrounding peaks, and changing seasons, but sightseeing is just the start of your adventure. There are sightseeing, hiking and restaurant options available overlooking the Whistler Village and surrounding peaks.

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Spectacular Glacier Seaplane Tour Our most popular tour! Experience British Columbia's supernatural beauty with an eagle's eye flight over the majestic glaciers, rugged peaks, unique volcanic formations and lush alpine meadows that surround the turquoise waters of mile-high, 1000 foot deep Garibaldi Lake. Don't forget your camera! Rate includes fuel surcharge and taxes. (30 minutes) Flights are subject to favorable weather conditions.

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Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Complete your trip to Whistler with a First Nations experience at the award-winning Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre. The Squamish and Lil'wat Nations built the Cultural Centre to house and showcase their art, history and culture. Admission includes a welcome song, guided tour, captivating film and a fun craft activity. Each of the Ambassador guides has a unique story to tell - learn the meaning behind our traditional regalia, legends, carvings, art, songs and ceremonies.

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Tree Trek Canopy Walk Journey high among the treetops on this guided interpretive adventure through a spectacular network of suspension bridges, suspended stairways, boardwalks and trails on our TreeTrek Canopy Walk. You'll explore one of the last spectacular old-growth forest stands of magnificent cedar, hemlock and fir trees in Whistler. Stunning vistas of the river valley below will complete this unique adventure. Perfect for all ages. Gratuity is not included in the price but appreciated at your discretion.

Guests are encouraged to wear suitable outdoor clothing, closed toe shoes are required, Dress Appropriately for the weather conditions of the day, Heated & sheltered platforms minimize exposure to the elements, Tours include light stair climbing and trail walking Guests must be able to walk unassisted
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Ziptrek Bear Tour This is Ziptrek's legendary and original tour! Zip over the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains while experiencing stunning aerial vistas above Fitzsimmons Creek. The five incredible ziplines on this tour range from 200 - 1100 ft and are joined by a network of suspension bridges, boardwalks and trails. In between ziplines guests will learn fun and interesting facts about the local natural environment. This tour is perfect for families, groups, and those who have never ziplined before. Gratuity is not included in the price but appreciated at your discretion.

Guests are encouraged to wear suitable outdoor clothing, closed toe shoes are required, Dress Appropriately for the weather conditions of the day, Heated & sheltered platforms minimize exposure to the elements, Tours include light stair climbing and trail walking Guests must be able to walk unassisted
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Ziptrek Eagle Tour Ready to crank it up a notch? Take flight on our Eagle tour! Zip over the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains while experiencing stunning aerial vistas above Fitzsimmons Creek. The five incredible ziplines on this tour range from 400 - 2000 ft, the longest one descends 20-storeys! The ziplines are joined by a network of suspension bridges, boardwalks and trails, in between zips guests will learn fun and interesting facts about the local natural environment. The last zipline zips you right back into Whistler village! This tour is perfect if you've ziplined before or crave an adrenaline rush! Gratuity is not included in the price but appreciated at your discretion.

Guests are encouraged to wear suitable outdoor clothing, closed toe shoes are required, Dress Appropriately for the weather conditions of the day, Heated & sheltered platforms minimize exposure to the elements, Tours include light stair climbing and trail walking Guests must be able to walk unassisted
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Ziptrek Mammoth Tour Go big or go home! The ten-zipline Mammoth Tour combines both the Bear and Eagle Tours, with a delicious meal provided halfway through at our rustic A-frame cabin. Zip over the valley between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains while experiencing stunning aerial vistas above Fitzsimmons Creek. The ten incredible ziplines on this tour range from 200 - 2000 ft, the longest one descends 20-storeys! The ziplines are joined by a network of suspension bridges, boardwalks and trails, in between zips guests will learn fun and interesting facts about the local natural environment. The last zipline zips you right back into Whistler village! Perfect for those who have an enlarged appetite for adventure and exhilaration. Gratuity is not included in the price but appreciated at your discretion.

Guests are encouraged to wear suitable outdoor clothing, closed toe shoes are required, Dress Appropriately for the weather conditions of the day, Heated & sheltered platforms minimize exposure to the elements, Tours include light stair climbing and trail walking Guests must be able to walk unassisted
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Jasper Raft On The Athabasca River Bring the entire family and join us for a unique perspective of Jasper National Park. Jasper's best rafting float trips take you down the Athabasca River for those in seek of a complete and fun filled Alberta wilderness adventure. Our 16 kilometer trip passes through many small sets of rapids and calm stretches, which allows your National Park Licensed guide to point out the natural and human history of Jasper. The Athabasca River is the same route that was used by the fur traders many years ago, (David Thompson 1811). Our specially designed rafts offer a safe, comfortable ride that any first time rafter will enjoy. This trip is for everyone from toddlers to seniors. The guides do all the rowing so you can sit back & enjoy the majestic scenery. Subject to favorable weather conditions.

This float trip is suitable for the whole family. Come prepared to get splashed. (Subject to favorable weather and water conditions.)
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Magical Mystical Maligne Canyon Walk Join us on a walk along the edge of the Maligne Canyon, the deepest accessible canyon in Jasper National Park. Your guide will transport you from Jasper to the top of the canyon and guide you from the first to the fifth (1st -5th) bridge, allowing for breath taking photographic opportunities. You will enjoy award winning interpretation about this limestone slot canyon, and the many mysteries that are contained within. The Maligne Canyon is a favourite haunt of the Big Horn Sheep and Mule Deer and is excellent habitat for Fairy Slipper and Rattlesnake Plantain Orchids. Upon reaching the sixth bridge, the confluence of the Maligne and Athabasca Rivers, the coach will be waiting to return you to the Jasper town site. This trip covers approximately 3.5 km and travels mostly downhill. Participants are requested to wear comfortable boots or shoes, bring rain/wind jacket, water, and a camera.

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Mount Edith Cavell Nature Walk An absolute must for the most snow and ice avalanche activity! Join your experienced guide on this two-hour hike on the "Path of the Glacier" walk with Mount Edith Cavell's snowcapped peak towering a mile overhead. Experience three kinds of glacier formations, icebergs, waterfalls and the emerald green of "Lake of Forgiveness." An exceptional "soft adventure" to one of Jasper's gems. You need to wear good walking shoes, but no previous hiking experience is necessary. This excursion operates mid June to the first week in October.

No previous hiking experience is required; the walk is 1.6 km (1 mile) in length and gains 170 ft of elevation. However, most people find the maximum elevation gain to be of little difficulty. The nature of this excursion means it's not necessarily appropriate for younger children.
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Mount Edith Cavell Nature Walk & Dinner After dinner at a local restaurant join your experienced guide on this two-hour hike on the "Path of the Glacier" walk with Mount Edith Cavell's snowcapped peak towering a mile overhead. Experience three kinds of glacier formations, icebergs, waterfalls and the emerald green of "Lake of Forgiveness." An exceptional "soft adventure" to one of Jasper's gems. You need to wear good walking shoes, but no previous hiking experience is necessary. This excursion operates mid June to the first week in October and is dependent on the weather.

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Wild Meadows, Lakes and Dinner at The Pines If you want to see wildlife when visiting the Rockies your best opportunity is in Jasper! This 2-hour tour will give you the best chance to see and photograph Jasper's wildlife in the evening when animal sightings are more frequent. Set off in a sightseeing vehicle with a wildlife interpreter in search of bear, elk, sheep, goats, coyote, wolves moose and many of Mother Nature's other mountain creatures. Dinner will be at the award winning The Pines at Pyramid Lake Resort features a casually elegant decor with vaulted pine beam ceiling and huge river rock fireplace.

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Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge Visit Vancouver's North Shore. Drive over Lion's Gate Bridge to world famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, one of Vancouver's most popular attractions. Capilano Suspension Bridge offers a unique mix of adventure, history and culture making this Vancouver tourist attraction a complete British Columbia experience. Afterwards, board the gondola up to the 4,000-foot level of Grouse Mountain, the peak of Vancouver. Take in a World Famous Lumberjack Show, visit orphaned grizzly bears and grey wolves, or enjoy a leisurely walk through the many trails. This excursion is only available on multiple night stays in Vancouver. (Full Day Excursion)

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Sunset Dinner Cruise It's like dining in a restaurant which looks out onto all of Vancouver's finest views. Enjoy a leisurely cruise past the downtown skyline, the cruise ship terminal of Canada Place, the Mountains behind the North Shore, the West Vancouver shoreline and more. Take in the sights and sounds of the city as you enjoy live music and delicious West Coast-themed cuisine. You'll have the best spot in Vancouver to watch the sun slowly disappear into the Pacific Ocean. During the shoulder months (May & October) enjoy the evening under a star-lit sky as the moon reflects off the Pacific. Take in the sights and sounds of the city while cruising past the magnificent skyline at night while enjoying live music and delicious West Coast-themed cuisine. Treat yourself to Vancouver's favourite dining cruise experience, the Sunset Dinner Cruise. (2.5 hours) (Seasonal, May - October)

Dinner features sirloin of beef and BC salmon and includes an assortment of salads and desserts. Boards at 6:30 pm and sails from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.
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Mount Assiniboine Glacier Helicopter Tour Your adventure will take you past the Three Sisters Peaks as you spectacularly escape to the Spray Valley. You will see the magnificent Goat Range where you will observe the radiant aqua blue/green colors of the Spray Lakes. Next, your journey will take you to new heights through the Goat Range Pass and along the Sundance Range of Banff National Park where you will see mountain peaks, alpine meadows and pristine lakes. Finally, you will be transported to the "Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies" which rises majestically to 3,611 meters (11,870 feet) along the Great Divide. The surrounding glaciers and icefalls will astound you and capture your imagination where you will get up close and personal with the Gloria Glacier as it tumbles off of Mount Assiniboine. This is an experience you will not forget! (30 minute flight) Flights are subject to favorable weather conditions and minimum of 2 passengers.

Alpine Helicopters is located in Canmore; allow approximately 20-25 minutes for the drive between Banff and Canmore. Flights are available throughout the day.
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Royal Canadian Helicopter Tour Your adventure will take you past the Three Sisters Peaks as you spectacularly escape to the Spray Valley. You will see the magnificent Goat Range where you will observe the radiant aqua blue/green colors of the Spray Lakes. Next, your journey will take you to new heights through the Goat Range Pass and along the Sundance Range of Banff National Park where you will see mountain peaks, alpine meadows and pristine lakes. An extraordinary adventure not to be missed! (25 minute flight) Flights are subject to favorable weather conditions and minimum of 2 passengers.

Alpine Helicopters is located in Canmore; allow approximately 20-25 minutes for the drive between Banff and Canmore. Flights are available throughout the day.
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Three Sisters Peaks Tour - 12 Minute Helicopter Tour This will be the most action packed 12 minutes of your life. Your adventure will take you past the Three Sisters Peaks as you spectacularly escape to the Spray Valley. You will see the magnificent Goat Range where you will observe the radiant aqua blue/green colors of the Spray Lakes. Your return flight will provide views of the Bow River as it meanders back towards the Town of Canmore. (12 minute flight) Flights are subject to favorable weather conditions and minimum of 2 passengers.

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Chinatown Dinner and Lantern Walk A fascinating tour of Chinatown, one of the oldest in Canada. Your expert local guide will offer you the opportunity to learn about the "East meets West" portals. Themes range from Feng Shui and the Chinese Zodiac to Brave Pioneers and World Developments. Food sampling along the way with dinner in a first-class restaurant. Finally, at dusk you will be given lanterns and lead through the narrow alleys to Bastion Square. A very unique and memorable way to experience Victoria. (Approximately 3 hours)

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Marine And Wildlife Whale Watching Whale watching is a an experience many say they will never forget. Whale Watching Excursions in Victoria and around beautiful Vancouver Island provide you with wonderful memories of British Columbia. Whale and Marine Wildlife watching expeditions have become one of Victoria's most popular activities. The rich marine wildlife of beautiful southern Vancouver Island is world renowned for its abundance and diversity. Killer Whales are magnificent and never fail to impress, but there are many other living treasures that share their waters. Bring your camera and your excitement because this is a trip you won't soon forget! (Excursion is approximately 3 hours)

Participants have a choice to experience this by MotorYacht (larger vessel with restroom, indoor seating & several viewing decks) or Zodiac Vessel (this can be determined at time of final reservation). The Zodiac may have several departures daily between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm on both types of vessels. Note: Zodiacs are not recommended for people with neck and spinal problems, in frail health, or for expectant mothers.
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Victoria Panorama This is the most popular tour departing from Victoria harbour. This 20-minute flight is an ideal introduction to seaplane aviation. It includes spectacular vistas of downtown Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca with the Olympic Mountains in the distance. Enjoy unique views of the buildings ringing the harbor and grand houses perched above the rugged coastline. The exhilarating spray of the water is always a highlight during take-off and landing.

Flights are available throughout the day.
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